Mayweather Jr. to wave green flag at 'Greatest Spectacle'

Updated: April 24, 2008, 2:43 PM ET
Associated Press

Floyd Mayweather Jr., boxing's undefeated welterweight champion, will wave the green flag to start the Indianapolis 500 next month.

Named fighter of the year in 2007 by the Boxing Writers Association of America, Mayweather went to 39-0 with a victory over previously unbeaten Ricky Hatton in December.

Mayweather previously held world titles in the junior middleweight, light welterweight, lightweight and super featherweight divisions.

"To be asked to wave the green flag at the ...

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