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Mayweather’s many options leave him with no choice?

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By Norm Frauenheim– Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been called the face of boxing about as often as Caesar has been called the face of ancient Rome. Anybody who has been to the modern Rome and walked around the crumbling Coliseum, knows what happened the Caesar’s version. But more on that later. From tickets to T-shirts, Mayweather is the man in ... Read More »

MARCOS MAIDANA MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT & MP3

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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody, for calling in today. This is awfully exciting. We’re just weeks away from “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2″ and we’re very fortunate to be joined today on this conference call by Marcos Maidana along with his trainer, Robert Garcia. We also have on the line, Eric Gomez, senior vice president of Golden Boy Promotions and Leonard ... Read More »

MEXICAN BOXING LEGENDS TALK MARCOS MAIDANA

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LAS VEGAS (Aug. 28, 2014) – Aggressive, determined and fearless. Proud Argentine and former welterweight champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana has won the respect of some of the greatest Mexican world champions of our time for the fiery intensity he brings each time he steps through the ropes. The fact that Maidana is the only boxer to defeat Adrien Broner ... Read More »

TRAINING CAMP QUOTES FOR THIS SATURDAY’S MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TRIPLEHEADER

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LAS VEGAS (Aug. 27, 2014) – Undefeated super middleweight contender J’Leon Love is just a few months removed from the toughest fight of his career, but the Floyd Mayweather protégé doesn’t expect things to get any easier this Saturday when he steps into the ring with hard-hitting veteran Rogelio Medina. Love (18-0, 10 KOs) and Medina (32-6, 26 KOs) will ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER, THE PROMOTER, WILL ATTEND A SPECIAL SATURDAY EDITION OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION ON AUG. 30 AT THE PEARL AT PALMS RESORT AND CASINO IN LAS VEGAS

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LAS VEGAS (Aug. 27, 2014) – Exactly two weeks before Floyd “Money” Mayweather faces Marcos “El Chino” Maidana in the main event of “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” on Saturday, Sept. 13 live on SHOWTIME PPV®, the 11-Time World Champion and perennial No. 1 pound-for-pound superstar will be at ringside to watch three of his brightest rising stars compete in ... Read More »

Marcos Maidana, Leo Santa Cruz, Miguel Vazquez And John Molina Oxnard Media Day Quotes

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OXNARD, Calif. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, the former welterweight world champion who gets his eagerly awaited rematch with Floyd “Money” Mayweather in the main event of “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” on Saturday, Sept. 13 live on SHOWTIME PPV, world champions Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (WBC Super Bantamweight), Miguel “Títere” Vazquez (IBF Lightweight), junior welterweight ... Read More »

SHOWTIME PPV®, MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS & GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS BREAK WITH TRADITION; SET EARLIER START TIME FOR “MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2”

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NEW YORK (Aug. 26, 2014) – In a move designed to enhance the viewing experience, SHOWTIME Sports®, Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions have scheduled the “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” pay-per-view event, headlined by the rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana, to start at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT instead of the traditional 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. ... Read More »

Kenny Bayless to ref Mayweather – Maidana 2

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Kenny Bayless will be assigned to ref the rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana on September 13 in Las Vegas. The judges assigned to Mayweather-Maidana II were Dave Moretti of Las Vegas, John McKaie of New York and Guido Cavalleri of Italy. The Nevada commission also appointed the officials for the other two ... Read More »

MARCOS MAIDANA, LEO SANTA CRUZ & ALFREDO ANGULO HOST MEDIA ROUNTABLE IN CARSON, CALIF., AHEAD OF “MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2″

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LOS ANGELES — (Aug. 18, 2014) – Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, the former welterweight world champion who gets his highly anticipated rematch with Floyd “Money” Mayweather in the main event of “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2″ on Saturday, Sept. 13 live on SHOWTIME PPV®, met with media members in Carson, Calif., last Saturday at StubHub Center and took part in ... Read More »

Mayweather’s List: Porter and Brook fighting to get on it

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By Norm Frauenheim– Getting a shot at Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been called a derby and a sweepstakes. There are no rules on how to get in line, if in fact there is one. Still, Shawn Porter and Kell Brook will try to win a chance Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. They’re fighting for Porter’s International Boxing Federation ... Read More »

MEXICAN STARS AND WORLD TITLE FIGHTS ADDED TO “MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2″ SHOWTIME PPV® EVENT SATURDAY, SEPT. 13 AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

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LAS VEGAS (August 14, 2014) – In keeping with Mexican Independence Day tradition, Mayweather Promotions has assembled a stellar undercard featuring some of this era’s most exciting boxers to co-feature on “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2″ on Saturday,September 13 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena live on SHOWTIME PPV. Featured on the four-fight pay-per-view telecast, fan favorite Leo “Terremoto” Santa ... Read More »

Raging Babe Soirée on Friday, September 12th at the Sugar Factory inside the Paris Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, NV (August 13, 2014) – The Raging Babe Soirée presented by RAGING BABE will take place September 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV at the Paris Casino on the eve of the boxing event “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2″. The exclusive event will be hosted by the Sugar Factory, inside “The Chocolate Room” at the beautiful Paris Hotel ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND MARCOS MAIDANA GIVE CAMP UPDATES AND THOUGHTS ON THEIR SEPTEMBER 13 REMATCH TAKING PLACE AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LAS VEGAS (August 8, 2014) – As we inch closer to the highly anticipated boxing event “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2,” both Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana participated in separate “network affiliate days” earlier this week in promotion of the SHOWTIME PPV presentation of their rematch. Here’s what the fighters had to say with just over a ... Read More »

BOXING’S BIGGEST SUPERSTAR MAYWEATHER LANDS BACK ON HIS BRITISH HOME AS BOXNATION SECURES THRILLING MAIDANA REMATCH

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LONDON (July 24) – Pound-for-pound star Floyd Mayweather will return to his British home of BoxNation with his thrilling September rematch with Argentine assassin Marcos Maidana to be screened live and exclusive on the channel. The highly charged showdown will be the fifth Mayweather megafight in a row to be shown on BoxNation as ‘The Channel of Champions’ proves that ... Read More »

Mayweather gets a Nevada promoter’s license

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com. pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather’s Mayweather Promotions received it’s promotional license in his home state of Nevada on Wednesday. “We want to get things done the right way and continue to bring big fights to Las Vegas even when my career is over,” Mayweather, who lives in Las Vegas, told the commission. “We ... Read More »

THE “MAYHEM” MARVELS: MAYWEATHER vs. MAIDANA 2 PRESS TOUR WRAPS UP IN LOS ANGELES

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LOS ANGELES (July 17, 2014) – Eleven-time world champion Floyd Mayweather and former welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana held their fifth and final announcement press conference in Pershing Square in Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday to formally discuss their highly anticipated rematch taking place Saturday, Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Thursday’s press event in ... Read More »

THE “MAYHEM” ROLLS ON: FLOYD MAYWEATHER vs. MARCOS MAIDANA CHICAGO PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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CHICAGO (July 15, 2014) – The “MAYHEM” that is the Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana cross-country promotional press tour took center stage in Chicago on Tuesday as both fighters resorted to creative tactics to get under their opponent’s skin as they announce their Sept. 13 rematch taking place at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Eleven-time world ... Read More »

“MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER vs. MAIDANA 2” NEW YORK CITY ANNOUNCEMENT PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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NEW YORK (July 14, 2014) – Eleven-time world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and former welterweight titlist Marcos “El Chino” Maidana held an announcement press conference in Times Square on Monday to formally announce their highly anticipated rematch taking place Saturday, Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Monday’s press conference kicked off a five-city, open-to-the-public ... Read More »

TICKETS FOR “MAYHEM: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA 2″ ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE TUESDAY, JULY 15 AT 1 P.M. ET/10 A.M PT

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LAS VEGAS (July 14, 2014) – Tickets for the biggest rematch in recent memory, “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2,” go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, July 15 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT. The repeat of what many are calling 11-time world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s toughest test to date against former WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana willtake ... Read More »