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Mayweather explains recent sparring, says door is still open for a comeback

Floyd Mayweather talks to FightHype about being spotted in a recent sparring session and says he still might need a little more time before making a comeback.

Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

In an interview with FightHype.com, Floyd Mayweather gives some insight into his recent training which included a sparring session that had many believing he's primed for a comeback. When asked about sparring recently and a potential return Mayweather said:

"My dad asked me when I'm coming back. So, you know, is the door still open? Absolutely. [Sparring] felt okay, I guess...I feel I don't miss it. I don't miss it...I got in there to spar. It was a lesson that I was teaching to all the young fighters in the gym and I wanted to show Adrien Broner also certain defensive moves that he can use. And I also wanted [Thomas] Dulorme to see where he was at, to check his skills out. So, you know, that's really what it was.

"I think I need a little more time off because as of right now I'm not missing it. I don't know, man. Different days I feel different ways...but like I always say, if it's meant to be, it's meant to be."

With Mayweather admitting a ring return is possible, combined with him popping up at the Manny Pacquiao fight over the weekend, you can bet speculation about him coming back for a 50th fight and a sequel against Pacquaio will continue to be a hot topic of discussion.

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