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MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS PRESENTS WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT “LONESTAR BATTLE: ERISLANDY LARA VS. ISHE SMITH” FRIDAY, DEC. 12 LIVE ON SHOWTIME ®

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2014) – Mayweather Promotions and SHOWTIME bring boxing fans a 154-pound world title showdown between WBA Super Welterweight Titlist Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs) and former IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith (26-6, 12 KOs) in the Friday, Dec. 12 installment of SHOWTIME BOXING Special Edition. “Lonestar Battle: Lara ... Read More »

Rahman sons file suit against Mayweather for alleged sparring sessions

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, The son’s of former Heavyweight world champion Hasim Rahman have filed suit against Floyd Mayweather, Floyd Mayweathwer and Showtime for alleged sparring sessions that aired during the All Access show that was aired in the buildup to the Mayweather – Maidana rematch. Upset that his brother had taken such a vicious pounding, Hasim Rahman ... Read More »

Game-Changing Day: Canelo celebrates, Mayweather squirms

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By Norm Frauenheim Canelo Alvarez’s jump to HBO from Showtime isn’t surprising. He follows Bernard Hopkins, who took the first step in a move that altered the business landscape with his decision to fight Sergey Kovalev on November 8. It’s hard to know what will happen next. A prediction is a fool’s exercise, especially with unresolved questions about who and ... Read More »

Mayweather admits that All Access is staged

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At Tuesday’s Nevada Commission hearing, pound for for pound king Floyd Mayweather admitted that scenes from the All Access television program are staged. When questioned about a 31 straight minute sparring session and on camera marijuana use by female friends of Mayweather. “We monitor every training session at Mayweather Boxing Club. I don’t take breaks during 15-minute rounds, but we ... Read More »

Splitsville: Mayweather long on drama and short on promises

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By Norm Frauenheim– Floyd Mayweather Jr. is boxing’s undisputed Drama Diva. The latest from The Money Team’s long-running soap opera is an apparent split between Mayweather and his longtime advisor and promotional partner Leonard Ellerbe. So much for the team in TMT. In comments to FightHype.com , Mayweather complained about a breakdown in communication, a lousy ringside seat for his ... Read More »

CHASING YOUR DREAMS IN LAS VEGAS

Floyd Mayweather claimed his 47th win against Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night. “Mayhem” was a massive event just like all Floyd Mayweather’s fights have become. It’s not just a fight but an event, and a global event at that. Stars from the world of sports, film, music and fashion fly into Las Vegas ... Read More »

An old Floyd is not the old Floyd

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By Bart Barry– Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in a rematch few aficionados demanded, fewer still watched, and fewer yet found entertaining as its predecessor, American welterweight and super welterweight titlist Floyd “Money” Mayweather unanimously decisioned Argentine Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. After promising to prove himself to himself, not you, by stretching Maidana, Mayweather finished the fight circling shamelessly ... Read More »

Mayweather stays unbeaten, keeps his fingers and re-ignites talk about Pacquiao

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LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. kept alive his pursuit of an unbeaten legacy. Kept his fingers, too. In a rematch full of some unusual twists and Marcos Maidana’s mouth full of more than a mouthpiece, the result Saturday night at the MGM Grand was predictable. Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) shook off some heavy punches from the wild-swinging Maidana (35-5, ... Read More »

FOLLOW MAYWEATHER – MAIDANA II LIVE

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Follow all the action live as Floyd Mayweather defends two Welterweight world titles plus a Jr. Middleweight world title in a rematch against former world champion Marcos Maidana. The actions off at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT with a 4 fight undercard featuring Leo Santa Cruz defending his Super Bantamweight title against Manuel Roman. Miguel Vazquez defends his ... Read More »

De La Hoya promises major cards in Vegas that could conflict with Mayweather

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By Norm Frauenheim- LAS VEGAS – Oscar De La Hoya got a key to the city Saturday and promised major cards in Vegas around each of the Mexican holidays in May and September. “I have to thank the great Julio Cesar Chavez, because that man got that tradition started,’’ De La Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions, said to fans ... Read More »

Mayweather to make at $32 Million for Maidana rematch

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Pound for Pound king, Floyd Mayweather will earn at $32 million for his rematch with Marcos Maidana on Saturday night. Maidana’s minimum guarantee for the fight is $3 million, double his guarantee for the fight in May. But he earned more than that from Argentina television rights and an additional $1.5 million payment to wear the kind of gloves Mayweather ... Read More »

No off-the-scale mayhem: Mayweather, Maidana all business at the weigh-in

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By Norm Frauenheim- LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana were all business Friday at a weigh-in that sounded like a rap concert with speakers that packed more power than some of the fighters on the undercard. At 146.5 pounds, Mayweather was a half-pound heavier than Maidana and comparatively understated after days full of off-the-scale controversy generated by ... Read More »

BOXNATION SECURE SUPERSTAR PACQUIAO’S RING RETURN AGAINST UNDEFEATED ALGIERI ON EVE OF POUND-FOR-POUND KING MAYWEATHER’S MEGAFIGHT WITH MAIDANA

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LONDON (Sep 12) – Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s ring return against undefeated Chris Algieri has landed on BoxNation, with the Filipino legend joining fellow pound-for-pound star Floyd Mayweather on ‘The Channel of Champions’. The exciting news of Pacquiao’s bout comes on the eve of Mayweather’s blockbuster showdown with Argentine banger Marcos Maidana this Saturday night, live and exclusive on boxing’s ... Read More »

KHAN WILL BE RINGSIDE TO SEE MAYWEATHER-MAIDANA 2 MEGAFIGHT LIVE ON BOXNATION AS HE EYES FUTURE CLASH WITH POUND-FOR-POUND KING

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LONDON (12 Sep) – Former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan has tipped Floyd Mayweather to come through his challenge with Marcos Maidana as he eyes a potential future fight with boxing’s pound-for-pound star. The Bolton native was highly impressive in his last outing against Luis Collazo at his first fight at welterweight, and will now be ringside in Las ... Read More »

May-vinci Code is just one of Mayweather’s puzzles

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By Norm Frauenheim- LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. has his “May-vinci Code.” Nobody can crack it, he says. And nobody has. His 46-0 record is perfect proof. But impossible puzzles aren’t always confined by the ropes. Mayweather has his own outside of them. Mayweather wants to be liked, a desire expressed in a press-conference rant Wednesday by his promotional ... Read More »

“MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2″ TELEVISED UNDERCARD FIGHTERS FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 11, 2014) – Fighters on the televised undercard for “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2″ took center stage today at MGM Grand for the final press conference before they enter the ring this Saturday, Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena live on SHOWTIME® and SHOWTIME PPV®. Here’s what Thursday’s press conference participants had to say: LEO ... Read More »

SUN SETTING ON ILLUSTRIOUS MAYWEATHER CAREER AS LEGEND ADMITS BOXNATION BLOCKBUSTER WITH MAIDANA IS ONE OF HIS LAST

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LONDON (Sep 11) – Superstar Floyd Mayweather has admitted that his bout with Marcos Maidana this weekend will be one of his last. The boxing icon faces off against the hard-hitting Maidana for a second time in succession, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas this Saturday night, live on BoxNation, and has declared that he will be hanging up ... Read More »

Mayweather, Ellerbe fight to quell controversy over comments about Rice

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By Norm Frauenheim LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his promotional partner Leonard Ellerbe tried to put an end to questions about the domestic abuse scandal engulfing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice Wednesday after the final news conference for his rematch Saturday with Marcos Maidana. The questions continued the day after Mayweather said he wished Rice “nothing ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND MARCOS MAIDANA FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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LAS VEGAS (Sept. 10, 2014) – Fight week for “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” continued Wednesday as the main event fighters, Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, hosted their final press conference at the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand before their highly anticipated rematch on SHOWTIME PPV Saturday. Here is what the fighter’s and their teams had to ... Read More »

FULL NON-TELEVISED UNDERCARD FOR “MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2″ ANNOUNCED

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LAS VEGAS (Sept. 10, 2014) – In only the second rematch of his storied career, 11-time five-division world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather will square off against former world champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana in a highly anticipated rematch this Saturday, Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. But before the main event and televised bouts on ... Read More »

HEATED MAIDANA CALLS ON MAYWEATHER ‘TO FIGHT HIM LIKE A MAN’ AS THEY PREPARE FOR MEGAFIGHT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (Sep 10) – Marcos Maidana has called on pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to ‘fight him like a man’. The pair clash for the second successive time, live on BoxNation, this Saturday night from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with the rugged and rough Argentine calling on Mayweather to not run when they lock horns. Maidana carries a fearsome ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Ortiz vs. Kayode LIVE Thursday, Plus Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 Fight Week Coverage

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, gets fight week started with a blockbuster edition of Golden Boy Live!, featuring unbeaten heavyweights Luis Ortiz and Lateef Kayode meeting at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to battle for the vacant WBA interim heavyweight title in ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND MARCOS MAIDANA TRASH TALK CULMINATES AS WE ENTER FIGHT WEEK FOR “MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2″

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LAS VEGAS (Sept. 9, 2014) – With weeks of hard training behind them, we enter fight week for Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Take a look back at some of the best verbal sparring that has gone on between Mayweather, Maidana and their camps: Floyd Mayweather, Eleven-time, Five-division World Champion From ... Read More »

POUND-FOR-POUND KING MAYWEATHER IGNORES 50 CENT JIBES AS HE GEARS UP FOR ACTION PACKED REMATCH WITH BIG-HITTING MAIDANA LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (Sept 9) – Floyd Mayweather will not allow out-of-the ring distractions to take away his focus as he gears up for his highly-anticipated rematch with Argentine assassin Marcos Maidana. The boxing superstar has faced a tumultuous few weeks ahead of this Saturday night’s clash, live on BoxNation, following a distasteful pop from rapper 50 Cent at his reading ability ... Read More »

ESPN’s Coverage of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana 2

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ESPN will present extensive pre- and post-fight coverage across its platforms in English and Spanish of the 12-round Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26 KOs) vs. Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) Welterweight title rematch scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Highlights: Television · SportsCenter: o Pre- and post-fight analysis and interviews throughout the ... Read More »