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Marcos Maidana Media Workout & Quotes from Oxnard, California

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OXNARD, Calif. (April 15, 2014) – Approximately 200 fans and media that included several television camera crews, newspaper and online reporters, photographers and video bloggers turned out to watch WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana during his media day on Tuesday, April 15 at The Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard. The Argentine Maidana (35-3, 31 KOs) is ... Read More »

MIDDLEWEIGHT CONTENDER DANIEL JACOBS TO SERVE AS SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® GUEST ANALYST FOR THIS SATURDAY’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLEHEADER

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 16, 2014) – Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs is trading in his gloves for a microphone, at least for one night. The inspirational cancer survivor will serve as guest analyst for this Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. Jacobs will step ... Read More »

LUIS COLLAZO SUPPORING NEPHCURE FOUNDATION ONCE AGAIN IN VEGAS BATTLE VS. AMIR KHAN ON MAY 3 MAYWEATHER CARD

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LAS VEGAS (April 16, 2014)— Former WBA Welterweight World Champion boxer Luis Collazo will once again demonstrate his support for The NephCure Foundation when he meets Amir Khan in a critical confrontation May 3 as the co-featured bout on the blockbuster Floyd Mayweather card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. When he knocked out Victor Ortiz before his hometown ... Read More »

DON’T BLINK! BOXNATION TO SHOW BOXING’S BIGGEST BANGERS AS KEITH THURMAN, LUCAS MATTHYSSE AND OMAR FIGUEROA LINE UP ON MEGA APRIL 26 BILL

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LONDON (April 15) – BoxNation are delighted to announce another mega bill to its fantastic schedule with the addition of the stacked April 26th Golden Boy Promotions show featuring boxing’s biggest punchers in Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa. The card taking place at the StubHub Center in Carson, California is guaranteed to have fight fans on the edge ... Read More »

RISING BRITISH STAR AND 2012 OLYMPIC MEDALIST ANTHONY OGOGO MAKES LAS VEGAS DEBUT ON MAY 3 ON THE UNDERCARD FOR “THE MOMENT: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA” AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

LAS VEGAS (April 8) – Great Britain’s unbeaten middleweight star and 2012 Olympic medalist, Anthony Ogogo, will make his debut in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, on Saturday, May 3 when he faces an opponent to be named on the non-televised undercard of the SHOWTIME PPV® mega-event “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana” at the MGM Grand Garden ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCES DONATION OF FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND BERNARD HOPKINS PORTRAITS TO NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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Washington, DC (April 7, 2014) – Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to announce the donation of portraits of living boxing legends and future Hall of Famers Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The portraits, taken by renowned sports photographer Holger Keifel, are a part of the National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection in Washington, DC. “Golden ... Read More »

ADRIEN “THE PROBLEM” BRONER, CARLOS MOLINA, J’LEON LOVE AND MARCO ANTONIO PERIBAN MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody, for joining us we appreciate you being here with us today. Unfortunately, we are going to have to reschedule this call because the fighters have not shown up. April Fools! We’re joined by a great group of fighters today. They are part of the SHOWTIME PPV undercard for “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana,” Adrien Broner vs ... Read More »

BOXNATION’S SCHEDULE PACKS A REAL PUNCH AS ‘THE CHANNEL OF CHAMPIONS’ LINES UP THE WORLD’S VERY BEST INCLUDING MAYWEATHER, PACQUIAO AND KHAN

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LONDON (April 2, 2014) – Leading boxing channel BoxNation is packing a real punch this April and May with the fight games top names including Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao set to feature live and exclusive in a jam-packed schedule. ‘The Channel of Champions’ has pulled no punches in its attempt to line up the biggest and best names in ... Read More »

CLOSED CIRCUIT TICKETS FOR “THE MOMENT: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA” GO ON SALE TODAY AT SELECT MGM RESORTS PROPERTIES

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LAS VEGAS (March 28, 2014) – The hottest ticket in Las Vegas, not surprisingly, is for the May 3 mega-event headlined by boxing pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. However, for those who can’t make it to the MGM Grand Garden Arena and still want to experience this event live, Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions ... Read More »

Respect? Bradley starts by looking at himself

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By Norm Frauenheim Just when Bernard Hopkins, Floyd Mayweather Jr., most of the NFL, NBA and major-league baseball have us convinced that disrespect is an athlete’s best friend, along comes Timothy Bradley with a different take and some real friends because of it. “I don’t feel I’m disrespected at all, honestly,” Bradley said. It was an astonishing comment, straight out ... Read More »

LUIS COLLAZO MARCHES INTO TRAINING CAMP

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FORT JACKSON, S.C. (March 27, 2014) – WBA International Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo arrived this week at Fort Jackson Military Base in South Carolina to prepare for his upcoming WBC Silver Welterweight World Championship bout against former unified world champion Amir “King” Khan. The bout was officially announced earlier this week as the co-main event of “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. ... Read More »

WORLD TITLE SHOWDOWN BETWEEN POUND-FOR-POUND ACES MANNY PACQUIAO AND TIM BRADLEY LANDS ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (March, 26) – Pound-for-pound ace Manny Pacquiao will be back on British screens next month when he battles WBO welterweight world champion Tim Bradley live and exclusive on BoxNation. The world’s biggest and best dedicated boxing channel will air the eagerly anticipated rematch taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on April 12th, adding yet another mega ... Read More »

WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ERISLANDY LARA TO DEFEND TITLE AGAINST FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ISHE SMITH IN THE MAIN EVENT OF MAY FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES TRIPLEHEADER FROM HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO JUST ONE DAY BEFORE “THE MOMENT: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA”

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LAS VEGAS (March 25) – Las Vegas will be the center of the boxing universe Cinco de Mayo weekend and kicking it off will be an action-packed night of fights at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino when FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes feature a tripleheader that includes two World Championship bouts just one night before “THE ... Read More »

POUND-FOR-POUND KING FLOYD MAYWEATHER MAKES BOXNATION RETURN AS MAY 3RD WORLD TITLE MEGAFIGHT WITH KNOCKOUT ARTIST MARCOS MAIDANA LANDS ON ‘THE CHANNEL OF CHAMPIONS’

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LONDON (March, 25) – Boxing’s biggest draw Floyd Mayweather will make his ring return live and exclusive on BoxNation in a stacked May 3rd card from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Long recognised as the number one pound-for-pound king in boxing, Mayweather has continuously broken records, with his previous clash against Mexican star Canelo Alvarez, screened on BoxNation, becoming ... Read More »

FORMER UNIFIED WORLD CHAMPION AMIR KHAN TO FACE WBA INTERNATIONAL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION LUIS COLLAZO IN CO-MAIN EVENT OF “THE MOMENT: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA” SATURDAY, MAY 3 FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LAS VEGAS (March 24, 2014) – An explosive matchup of two world-class fighters is coming to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 3, when British superstar and former Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Amir “King” Khan faces Brooklyn native and WBA International Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo in the 12-round welterweight co-main event of “THE MOMENT: ... Read More »

WBA INTERNATIONAL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION LUIS COLLAZO WANTS TO FACE FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER IN “DREAM” BARCLAYS CENTER FIGHT

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BROOKLYN, NY (March 20, 2014) – Its no secret that Brooklyn native and current WBA International Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo is hoping to land a shot at facing pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather and on his quest he has received the support of Brett Yormark, CEO of Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Yormark called a possible Mayweather vs. Collazo bout ... Read More »

Ashley Theophane: Underdog Spirit

This week saw our boss, Floyd Mayweather, along with the rest of ‘The Money Team’ (TMT) make the time to hand out food and water to homeless people around Las Vegas. It’s something I strongly believe in, taking the time out to assist those less fortunate than ourselves. One homeless person commented how it was nice to see the champ ... Read More »

GARCIA EYES FUTURE MAYWEATHER SHOWDOWN SHOULD HE COME THROUGH PUERTO RICO RETURN AGAINST HERRERA THIS WEEKEND LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (March 12) – Unified light-welterweight world champion Danny Garcia is unfazed at being overlooked as Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent. The undefeated 25-year-old knows that victory this Saturday night against Mauricio Herrera, live and exclusive on BoxNation, will herald further calls for him to be the next man to face pound-for-pound king Mayweather. Having blitzed his way past a host ... Read More »

FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FROM MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS

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LAS VEGAS (March 8, 2014) – Boxing superstar and 10-Time World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather (45-0, 26 KOs) held court at a jam-packed press conference at MGM Grand today to formally discuss his 147-pound welterweight world title unification bout against the dangerous, hard-hitting Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3, 31 KOs) in the main event of “THE MOMENT” on Saturday, May ... Read More »

Mayweather draws a crowd at any time and against anybody

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By Norm Frauenheim LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. was an hour late Saturday for his own news conference. But a crowd stuck around, waiting for him to arrive anyway. It just goes to show that Mayweather can draw a crowd even if he’s fighting nobody. Marcos Maidana is next on Mayweather’s rich Showtime card, May 3 in a pay-per-view ... Read More »

MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS SELECTED AS OFFICIAL SITE FOR FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA MEGA-FIGHT SATURDAY, MAY 3 LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LAS VEGAS (March 5, 2014) – MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. has won the right to host the Saturday, May 3 mega-fight between 10-time and Five-Division World Champion and current WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather against Argentine power-puncher and WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. “We are honored to host another one ... Read More »

J’LEON LOVE STOPS VLADINE BIOSSE, DEREK EDWARDS SHOCKS BADOU JACK & CHRIS PEARSON REMAINS UNDEFEATED ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION

VERONA, NY (March 1, 2014) – Undefeated super middleweight J’Leon Love dominated en route to a 10th-round TKO over Vladine Biosse on Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation. In the co-featured bouts, Derek Edwards upset previously undefeated Badou Jack and rising Mayweather Promotions star Christopher Pearson defeated Lanardo Tyner in an 8-round middleweight bout. The evening’s promoter, 10-time World Champion Floyd ... Read More »

FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER IN THE HOUSE AT TONIGHT’S SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FROM TURNING STONE CASINO

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Superstar Floyd “Money” Mayweather will be ringside at tonight’s ShoBox: The New Generation from Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y., and will be interviewed during the live telecast on SHOWTIME (9:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). This will be the first television interview Mayweather will give since announcing his next fight against Marcos “El Chino” Maidana which will ... Read More »

Tough Sell: Mayweather will have an easier time beating Maidana

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s biggest challenge on May 3 won’t come from Marcos Maidana. Not even Maidana’s heavy-handed power has much of a chance at knocking Mayweather off his pound-for-pound perch. But Mayweather’s promotional skill faces a real test as he reaches what could be the halfway point of a Showtime deal for a possible six fights and a potential $250 ... Read More »

Press Release: Amir Khan Official Statement

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BOLTON (Feb. 25) – Official statement from Amir Khan following the official announcement confirming that Marcos Maidana will fight Floyd Mayweather on Saturday 3rd May. “Following the announcement by Floyd Mayweather that he will be facing Marcos Maidana on May 3rd I would like to clarify my situation for my fans and members of the media. “Despite having signed my ... Read More »

BOXING STAR AND 10-TIME WORLD CHAMPION FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER TO FACE HARD-HITTING KNOCKOUT ARTIST MARCOS “EL CHINO” MAIDANA ON SATURDAY, MAY 3, LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LAS VEGAS (Feb. 24, 2014) – After weeks of speculation, including feedback from fans across an array of social media platforms, boxing’s pound-for-pound superstar, pay-per-view king and WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face the dangerous, power-punching WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana on Saturday, May 3, live on SHOWTIME PPV. Mayweather vs. Maidana, a 12-round ... Read More »

MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS STARS RETURN TO SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28 LIVE FROM TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO IN VERONA, NY

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LAS VEGAS (Feb. 14, 2014) – Mayweather Promotions will bring some heat to the chilly East Coast with a full fight card of top talent on Friday, Feb. 28 from Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center in Verona, NY live on ShoBox: The New Generation. Headlining the show will be undefeated super middleweight contender J’Leon Love against Providence’s Vladine Biosse. ... Read More »