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Floyd Mayweather has a secret weapon in his fight against Canelo Alvarez

Kevin Iole

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Floyd Mayweather fights Canelo Alvarez on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas (AP)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has plenty of resources to draw upon in a fight. He's skilled offensively, with a variety of punches he can throw from many angles, and he's one of the best defensive fighters of all-time.

[Watch: Floyd Mayweather's advantage over Canelo Alvarez]

But Mayweather has an attribute that is rarely talked about, but is very much responsible for helping him to get to 44-0 as well as to be recognized as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world.

In this video, I discuss what I view as Floyd's secret weapon and how it may impact his mega-bout with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday at the MGM Grand for the WBA/WBC super welterweight titles.

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