Mayweather scouts champions at Rio 2016, meets with UK’s Buatsi
Pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. currently has his promoters head on as the five-weight world champion takes in the Olympic Boxing at Rio 2016.
The 39 year-old flew to Brazil to take in the latter stages of the tournament in a high-profile scouting mission and has already met up with some of the stars.
One of the those is guaranteed bronze medallist Joshua Buatsi who is currently competing in the 81kg category. Ghanaian-born Briton Buatsi, 23, has been impressive so far in the reaching the semi-finals and could be one of those offered a contract by Mayweather in the future.
Buatsi faces Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov on Tuesday for a place in the final.