When boxer Floyd Mayweather arrived at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Tuesday for his upcoming fight against Manny Pacquiao, he spoke to the recent rioting in Baltimore, terming the recent events "tragic" and advocating for peace.
"It's all about peace, in this country," Mayweather told ForTheWin.
"All I want is peace. And, you know, from what I hear is going on in Baltimore, it's tragic, and I just want us as a country to come together, to resolve these different problems."
Rioting in Baltimore began on Saturday when a peaceful march incited scattered acts of violence. Rioting and violence in the city escalated Monday night, prompting the postponement of the Baltimore Orioles games at Camden Yards on Monday and Tuesday.
In an unprecedented move, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that the team's game on Wednesday would be played at Camden Yards but be closed to the public.
Mayweather and Pacquiao fight Saturday night at the MGM Grand.