Mayweather Vs. Cotto

My stories in Esquire and The Atlantic and Esquire Philippines about the Mayweather-Cotto fight. And Justin Bieber.

LAS VEGAS — So there was the boy Justin Bieber, side-stepping his way toward the ring alongside the nutjob Floyd Mayweather Jr., and no one really knew what he was doing there yet. It was the biggest fight of the year, and Lil Wayne and 50 Cent were there, too, but it was Saturday night at the MGM Grand, and who needs an 18-year-old human shield when you’re the self-anointed best boxer of all time, when you’re not even afraid of going to jail next month? And anyway the boy looked like he was a little upset with the whole experiment. Like a sucker.

But it sort of worked, this mysterious plan…

This entry was written by Poole, posted on 7 May ’12 at 10:20 am, filed under Bieber Fever, Boxing. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.