Found February 21, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
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Tweet Floyd Mayweather Jr. recently inked a six-fight, 30-month deal to go with  Showtime/CBS in favor HBO beginning with “Money” Mayweather’s scheduled May 4th fight with Robert Guerrero. Apparently the deal was worth a whole lot more than HBO was willing to pony up; over $200 million to be exact. Here are details from Forbes: [...]
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