HBO PPV Chief Mark "Too Sharp" Taffet told Boxingtalk.com, "I just got off the phone with Ricardo Mayorga. He said not to believe the reports and rumors. Ricky said he is in the best shape of his life and is 100% healthy and ready for his October 2nd PPV fight with Tito Trinidad. He was laughing and in great spirits, and said he can't wait for October 2nd. He said to bring on Trinidad, then bring on De La Hoya, then bring on Hopkins, and maybe then even bring on Klitschko. He's quite a character!"