Found September 20, 2013 on MyBoxing:
Saturday’s mega bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has became the richest fight in history. The fight between the two grossed in over $150 million in revenue. The mega bout also raked in 2.2 million in pay-per-view buys. The match-up between Mayweather and Canelo broke Mayweather’s previous record from when Mayweather faced […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. received a $40 million check for Alvarez bout

(via Getty Image) This morning I wanted to go get breakfast, and I thought to myself, “maybe I shouldn’t. I need to make sure I don’t spend too much until I get paid again.” Then, the first story I get to write about is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s physical 40.8-million dollar check for defeating Canelo Alvarez. Sure, we knew he was getting $40 million for the fight, but there’s...

Snoop won interesting bet on Mayweather-Alvarez fight

Apparently, Snoop Dogg made much more than a friendly wager with a pal — more like a “bud” in light of what was on the line — who goes by the name Lui over the outcome of the big fight last weekend when Floyd Mayweather Jr. squared off against Canelo Alvarez. In light of both the […]The post Snoop Dogg shows off the pound of weed he won on Mayweather fight (photo) appeared...

Controversial Mayweather-Alvarez judge takes leave of absence

Tweet C.J. Ross has been the subject of much scrutiny lately, and for good reason. Ross was the judge behind the 114-114 score of Floyd Mayweather’s majority decision over Canelo Alvarez on September 14th, a fight that Mayweather clearly dominated in every facet (personally, I had the fight 119-109 on my scorecard). Coincidentally, Ross has […]

Floyd Mayweather wins $200K on Texas A&M, thanks Manziel

Floyd Mayweather is a boss — there’s no way around it. Fresh off his victory over Canelo Alvarez last weekend, ‘Money’ is in Vegas earning a little more dough — this time by betting on college sports. Mayweather tweeted out a receipt of a $200,000 bet he just won on the Texas A&M game. He took the Aggies minus 17.5 points in the first half, which they easily covered...

Shantel Jackson was ringside for the Floyd Mayweather fight

Shantel Jackson and Floyd Mayweather Jr. may no longer be engaged, but they still are close enough to the point that Miss Jackson attended her (ex?) boo’s big bout with Canelo Alvarez last weekend. Jackson was sitting ringside for Mayweather’s fight at the MGM and noted on her Instagram account that she would “never miss […]

Mayweather-Alvarez bout is richest fight ever

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television. Showtime said Thursday that at least 2.2 million homes bought the pay-per-view for the bout, second only to the 2.44 million homes in Mayweather's 2007 fight against Oscar De La Hoya. With the highest pay-per-view boxing price - at an...

Mayweather-Alvarez fight earned more than $20M

Regulators say the weekend fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas drew the biggest gate ever in Nevada. The Nevada Athletic Commission says 16,146 tickets sold for just over $20 million for the Saturday night bout at the MGM Grand Garden arena. That averages almost $1,240 per ticket. Commission executive Keith Kizer said Thursday that the total eclipsed...

Mayweather fight judge stepping away from ring

A veteran Nevada boxing judge who drew widespread criticism for scoring the title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul ''Canelo'' Alvarez a draw says she's stepping away from the ring, at least temporarily. Cynthia ''C.J.'' Ross told The Associated Press on Wednesday that she'll take time away from judging fights. The 64-year-old Ross...

Mayweather-Alvarez bout set mark

Regulators say the weekend fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas drew the biggest gate ever in Nevada.

Meet Your Newest MMA Promoter: Floyd Mayweather Jr.

(via Getty Image) Back in July, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he’d never heard of former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. In August, Silva said that he didn’t respect Mayweather, calling him “Papa Smurf.” So, in a development that totally makes sense and doesn’t seem passive-aggressive at all, MMA expert Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now looking to promote MMA fighters...

Here’s the $40M check Floyd Mayweather received for the Cenelo Alvarez fight (pic)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was guaranteed about $40 million as the purse for last weekend’s fight against Canelo Alvarez. Not a bad haul. Alvarez reportedly was expected to receive approximately $10 million, if not more, for losing to Mayweather. Not a bad haul, either. While not as flashy as the bud bounty Snoop Dogg received for […]The post Here’s the $40M check Floyd Mayweather...

Floyd Mayweather wins $200K betting on Johnny Manziel

Floyd Mayweather Jr. won $200,000 betting the first half line in the Texas A&M-SMU game on Saturday, and he shared the news with a fantastic tweet. Mayweather posted his betting slip and noted that he was able to make money off Johnny Manziel’s brilliance, even though the Aggies QB cannot cash in on himself because […]
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