“But I came into the gym at around midnight and the energy and atmosphere in the gym felt like a real Mayweather fight. Floyd looked great, man – he didn’t miss a beat.
“Still cocky, still having fun, still crafty – it was a real sight to see. Watching him get rounds of sparring, hitting the bag, on the pads – he had great energy. I learned a lot just watching that.”
Douglin admits that the fire probably isn’t burning for Mayweather as much as it would for a world title fight, but he says his training partner wants to teach Paul a lesson.