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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 »

REMATCH SET BETWEEN 11-TIME WORLD CHAMPION FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND POWER-PUNCHER MARCOS MAIDANA ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 13 ON SHOWTIME PPV® AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS

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LAS VEGAS (July 10, 2014) – Their thrilling first fight last May left sports fans clamoring for more. Now, 11-time world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana will do it again. “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana II,” a welterweight world championship fight announced today,will take placeSaturday, Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV. ... Read More »

Mayweather – Maidana II on the way?

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It looks like Floyd Mayweather could be rematch Marcos Maidana on September 13 according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. Mayweather said during an interview with LaTen Media before Sunday night’s BET Awards that he would be facing Maidana again. “Sept. 13, back to business, Marcos Maidana-Floyd Mayweather, part II,” Mayweather said. “And then in May, I’m fighting in May and ... Read More »

GUERRERO EYES MAYWEATHER REMATCH AS HE MAKES RING RETURN AFTER 13-MONTH LAYOFF AGAINST HARD-HITTING KAMEGAI LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (June 19) – Four-weight world champion Robert Guerrero says he has learned from his defeat to Floyd Mayweather as he eyes a rematch with the pound-for-pound star. The 31-year-old ace returns to the ring this weekend following a 13-month hiatus, when he takes on Japanese hitter Yoshihiro Kamegai at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, live and exclusive on ... Read More »

Forbes or Future? Mayweather’s money wins one debate and starts another

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By Norm Frauenheim Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s top spot on the Forbes’ latest edition of the world’s highest-paid athletes is a counter to the tired argument from the know-nothing crowd that continues to say boxing is dead. It’s also an inconvenient truth for main-stream media. Newspaper editors will probably ignore it. They’re too busy pushing their own agenda, trying to bury ... Read More »

Mayweather splits from Golden Boy on events

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Floyd Mayweather announced that he no longer will have Golden Boy Promotions promote his fights after the resignation of Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer on Monday, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. When asked if Mayweather would work with Golden Boy again without Schaefer, said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions. “Absolutely not.” “We ... Read More »

Mayweather to be back on September 13

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Pound for pound king, Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring on September 13 according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Floyd will go on Sept. 13 and we looking at who he’s going to fight and where he is going to fight,” said Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe. “Obviously, Las Vegas is his home and the MGM Grand is always ... Read More »

Options? Chavez Jr. running on empty

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By Norm Frauenheim– There are losers aplenty in the wake of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Gennady Golovkin possibility headed to never-never land, right there alongside the Manny Paquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fantasy. There are the fans, of course. But there’s nothing new about that. Their hopes are always first to take a beating. They’ll be back. But you have to wonder ... Read More »

Marcos Maidana: Unplanned-for, undissuaded

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By Bart Barry– After their Saturday welterweight match at MGM Grand, American Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Argentine Marcos “El Chino” Maidana proffered a study in contrasts as they made their ways back to their respective dressing rooms beneath the Grand Garden Arena. One man, shiny-faced and unmarked, greeted a swarming mass of exuberant countrymen. The other, shuffling slightly with face ... Read More »

Mayweather escapes with a majority decision over Maidana

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By Norm Frauenheim- LAS VEGAS – It was supposed to be easy. It wasn’t. Floyd Mayweather Jr. got the victory that oddsmakers, pundits and just about everybody not from Argentina thought he would. But it was less than dominant. At times, it was just ugly. Marcos Maidana made sure of it in an exhausting, carpet-bomb style of punching that pushed ... Read More »

FOLLOW MAYWEATHER – MAIDANA LIVE

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Follow all the action live as Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana meet in a WBA/WBC Welterweight unification bout. A big 3-fight undercard will take place beginning at 9 PM ET that will see Former world champions Amir Khan and Luis Collazo squaring off in a Welterweight bout. Former world champion Adrien Broner battles Carlos Molina and the night kicks off ... Read More »

UPDATE–Glovegate breaks out in controversy before Mayweather-Maidana

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By Norm Fraienheim– LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. complained about the lack of padding at the knuckles of Marcos Maidana’s gloves in a controversy that erupted Friday after the weigh-in for their pay-per-view welterweight fight at the MGM Grand. The Nevada State Athletic Commission ruled that Maidana could not wear the gloves, which were custom made for him by ... Read More »

What Distractions? Glovegate breaks out in controversy before Mayweather-Maidana

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By Norm Frauenheim LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. complained about the lack of padding at the knuckles of Marcos Maidana’s gloves in a controversy that erupted Friday after the weigh-in for their pay-per-view welterweight fight at the MGM Grand. There are two pairs in question. Both are in light blue, the national color for Argentina, Maidana’s home country. Mayweather’s ... Read More »

‘I’M GOING TO GIVE THE FANS WHAT THEY WANT TO SEE’ VOWS MAYWEATHER AHEAD OF MEGACLASH WITH MAIDANA THIS WEEKEND ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (May 2) – Boxing’s star attraction Floyd Mayweather has vowed to give fans an edge-of-the-seat thriller against Marcos Maidana this Saturday night. The pound-for-pound kingpin faces the rugged Argentine at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live and exclusive on BoxNation, with the promise to stand and engage with the renowned knockout artist when they clash at the iconic ... Read More »

“THE MOMENT: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA” UNDERCARD FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

LAS VEGAS (May, 1 2014) – Undercard fighters from “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana” took the stage at the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand today for the final press conference before their fights this Saturday, May 3, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Below is what the fighters from this stellar televised undercard had to say: ... Read More »

Mayweather to get $32 Million Guarantee Maidana fight

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Floyd Mayweather will earn a a minimum of $32 Million for Saturday night’s fight with Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “It’s just a testament to what he brings to sports, not just boxing,” said Leonard Ellerbe, Mayweather’s close friend and chief executive of Mayweather Promotions. “He’s a terrific entertainer and ... Read More »

MAYWEATHER ADMITS HE’S THINKING OF CALLING TIME ON HIS STAR-STUDDED CAREER AHEAD OF BATTLE WITH KNOCKOUT KING MAIDANA LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (May 1) – Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather has contemplated calling it quits but says it is only legacy which is keeping him from throwing in the towel. The pound-for-pound ace has admitted he is in two minds about whether he wants to continue boxing, with the allure of adding to his already glittering résumé preventing him from bringing the ... Read More »