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Karim Mayfield talks Mayweather vs. Berto and addresses grudge rumors with Errol Spence Jr.

Tough contender Karim Mayfield always has a lot to say (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

For several weeks this summer, Karim Mayfield saw his name thrust into the headlines as a possible opponent for Floyd Mayweather.

And while he never was able to land the big shot, Mayweather elected to face Andre Berto instead, Mayfield still kept a positive attitude throughout the process.

Exclusive photos: Rahim Gonzales continues to improve, sharp sparring with Karim Mayfield at Pound 4 Pound

Rahim Gonzales, right, evading Karim Mayfield inside of Pound 4 Pound in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

Been very interesting watching the progression of amateur standout Rahim Gonzales the past few years.

I first caught glimpse of Gonzales, 19, a few years back when he was working with Sharif Rahman inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club and he continues to push himself.

VIDEO: Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter Breakdown with Karim Mayfield and the Bautistas at Pound 4 Pound

Izaiah Bautista, Ben Bautista, and Karim Mayfield inside of Pound 4 Pound in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

www.HustleBoss.com recently swung through the Pound 4 Pound Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada as top flight junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield went some rounds with spirited up and coming amateur Rahim Gonzales.

Following the work, Mayfield sat down with his trainer Ben Bautista, and Bautista’s son and aspiring pro Izaiah, as the trio discussed several facets of the June 20 Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter showdown from the MGM Grand that has got the sport talking.

Karim Mayfield got some work with Roy Jones Jr. during his recent Vegas mini camp

Karim Mayfield and Roy Jones Jr. in Las Vegas 

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By Chris Robinson

Always good running into tough junior welterweight contender Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield.

The tough junior welterweight contender is looking for a big 2015 and seemed pleased with his latest swing through Las Vegas.

Karim Mayfield talks Dulorme loss, possible rematch, trainer situation, future plans, more

HustleBoss.com’s Chris Robinson speaks with junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield about his tough loss to Thomas Dulorme, his trainer situaiton with Ben Bautista and Virgil Hunter, future camps in Las Vegas, and more.

Karim Mayfield remembers his sparring days with Danny Garcia and breaks down the Herrera fight

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HustleBoss.com’s Chris Robinson catches up with undefeated junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield (18-0-1, 11 KO’s), as he reflects back on his sparring sessions with Philadelphia’s Danny Garcia as well as eyeing his March 15 showdown against Mauricio Herrera.

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Karim Mayfield responds to Hank Lundy and says it’s an ideal fight for HBO [Exclusive AUDIO]

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Chris Robinson catches up with undefeated junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield (18-0-1, 11 KO’s), as he responds to the recent talk from Philadelphia’s Hank Lundy in regards to a possible showdown between them on HBO next year. Hear what Mayfield had to say about Lundy’s abilities, as a fighter, his chin issues, and why the words of Roy Jones Jr. give him confidence

Karim Mayfield sets his sights on Manny Pacquiao, Brandon Rios, Juan Manuel Marquez, and Tim Bradley

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Chris Robinson catches up with undefeated junior welterweight prospect Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) in Los Angeles, Calif. following his weigh-in for his clash against Christopher Fernandez. Following the fight, Mayfield insists he would love to face off with the winners of the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios and Tim Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Marquez duels

Flashback Video: Karim Mayfield sparring with Manny Pacquiao at the Wild Card

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In advance of Karim Mayfield’s fight against Christopher Fernandez later tonight, HustleBoss.com flashes back to the Spring of 2011 as he was sparring with Manny Pacquiao at the Wild Card Boxing Club. Pacquiao was getting ready for a bout with Shane Mosley and Mayfield gave him some solid work. Check out the video for more

Former sparring mate Karim Mayfield expresses interest in a Manny Pacquiao clash come 2014

Karim Mayfield following his weigh-in on Friday afternoon ahead of his match with Chris Fernandez (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

Later tonight, inside of the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., undefeated junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) will face off with journeyman Christopher Fernandez (21-15-1, 13 KO’s) on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Brian Vera matchup.

At Friday’s weigh-in, Mayfield made the contracted catch weight limit of 144 pounds and showed off a chiseled physique that was a testament to all the weeks of hard work leading up to his 19th professional bout.

Mayfield was originally lined up to meet tough Mexican Pavel Miranda and gave his best explanation for having to find a late replacement.

“If I’m not mistaken, he didn’t pass some test,” Mayfield said of Miranda. “So they brought in another fighter. Hey, I’m just prepared for whatever comes to me.

Undefeated Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) weighs in ahead of his match with Chris Fernandez

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More all-access coverage from the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. as undefeated junior welterweight prospect Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) weighs in ahead of his match with Chris Fernandez on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Brian Vera HBO attraction

Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) sparring Cherif Sobgho ahead of clash with Pavel Miranda

Chris Robinson steps inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada for some sparring with junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) and French prospect Cherif Sobgho. Mayfield faces off with Pavel Miranda on Sept. 28 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California

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Karim Mayfield says Manny Pacquiao tripped over Marquez’s foot before the crushing knockout

More exclusive coverage with junior welterweight champion Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’ as he recalls his sparring sessions with Manny Pacquiao in 2011 and gives some insight into Pacquiao’s upcoming matchup with Brandon Rios

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Karim Mayfield talks Vegas camp, facing Top Rank’s star fighters, and his grudge with Danny Garcia

Chris Robinson goes behind the scenes with junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) following his training in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of his showcase on the September 7 Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Brian Vera card. Hear what Mayfield had to say about his sparring with prospect Donte Strayhorn, his signing with Top Rank and future fights, and his grudge with WBA/WBC champion Danny Garcia

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‘Bizy Ben and the crew’: Rolling through the Mayweather Boxing Club, picking up Karim Mayfield, more

Part 1 of ‘Bizy Ben and the Crew’, as Chris Robinson chronicles a day in camp with Northern California trainer Ben Bautista as he continues his grind after moving to Las Vegas. Check out the video for highlights of Bautista, his son Izaiah, light heavyweight hopeful Ronald Mixon, Inka Layale, and junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield as they hit up the Mayweather Boxing Club and the Top Rank Gym

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Exclusive photos: Karim Mayfield on the grind in Las Vegas for Sep. 7 return on the Chavez-Vera undercard

Karim Mayfield getting ready for his Sep. 7 return to the ring (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

Behind-the-scenes coverage from Las Vegas as HustleBoss.com tags along with undefeated junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) as he trains for his Sept. 7 return to the ring.

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Mayfield could be seen putting in six rounds of sparring inside of the Top Rank Gym with prospect Donte Strayhorn (2-1), who is signed to 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions.

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Mayfield will be facing off with seasoned journeyman Pavel Miranda (19-10-1, 9 KO’s) on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Brian Vera undercard at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Mayfield has linked back up with his original trainer Ben Bautista, who himself decided to make the move to Las Vegas from Northern California because of the wealth of talent in the city.