Found February 24, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
How image conscious and controlling is Floyd Mayweather Jr.? The boxer reportedly insisted that if HBO wanted to produce his fight on May 5th against Miguel Cotto, their announcers would not be able to discuss his out-of-ring affairs.
Sports by Brooks reported the story and says Mayweather’s representative, Al Haymon, made the demand that also prevents HBO’s announcers from discussing Mayweather’s management team.
Brooks says Mayweather made the same demands during past negotiations but previous HBO Sports President Ross Greenburg would not agree to those terms. New president Ken Hershman reportedly has agreed.
What’s confusing is why Hershman would agree if Greenburg did not. If that was an issue for Mayweather in the past, wouldn’t he have just gone to Showtime? Maybe it wasn’t as big of an issue until his in-ring blowup with Larry Merchant. Or maybe now that Floyd has dealt with several court cases and is headed to jail, he’s more concerned with protecting his image.
If all ...
BEST OF MAXIM
NBA All-Star Weekend is always the place to be, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. made sure he wasn’t missing out. The boxer was in attendance for the Three-Point Contest in Orlando along with buddy 50 Cent. But it’s not Floyd’s presence that was noteworthy so much as his outfit. Dude was rocking a Cosby sweater.
Floyd and 50 were iced out as usual, flossing all their expensive jewelry...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. took another hit one week after tweeting racially charged comments in regards to Jeremy Lin's increasing popularity.
CALLING A TRUCE
The director and rabid Knicks fan and the boxer were both courtside for the Knicks-Heat game Thursday and have apparently settled their differences regarding Mayweather's controversial tweet about Jeremy Lin.
UFC president Dana White took time out of his busy schedule to give his opinion on Floyd Mayweather Jr.. As you know, White doesn’t pull many punches and typically says what’s on his mind. So the fact that White called Mayweather a racist on last night’s episode of “UFC Tonight” in response to Mayweather’s comments about Jeremy Lin and Manny Pacquiao shouldn’t surprise...
I’m just here for the fights.
In an epic rant that only Dana White and professional wrestlers are capable of, White unloaded on Floyd Mayweather Jr., calling the undefeated boxer a racist, among other fun and delightful things.
The UFC president was doing an interview with Fuel TV on Tuesday night when he responded to the controversial two cents Mayweather put in last week on the Jeremy Lin hoopla.
MIAMI — Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. who tweeted derogatory things about Jeremy Lin saying the Knicks point guard was getting all of the attention solely because he was Chinese-American, and Spike Leewere seen chatting courtside for an extended time last night.“Jeremy Lin is a good player, but all the hype...