Floyd Mayweather: Predicting Opponents for 6-Bout Mega-Deal with Showtime

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Floyd Mayweather: Predicting Opponents for 6-Bout Mega-Deal with Showtime
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Floyd Mayweather is smiling all the way to the bank.

Call it the shot heard round the boxing world. 

Undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. shocked the boxing world earlier Tuesday when he announced he was leaving HBO and signing what we can only assume is a highly lucrative six-fight deal with rival Showtime (per Dan Rafael of ESPN.com).

Mayweather, who has spent the majority of his career with HBO, and Showtime say the details of the package are contractually confidential, but for boxing's biggest pay-per-view star, you'd have to imagine the figure is staggering.

The question now becomes, who are the six men who will be lucky enough to hit the Floyd Mayweather lottery and share the spoils of this new contract? 

Let's assess a few of the possibilities.

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