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Report: Mayweather-Berto fight might not have topped 550,000 pay-per-view buys

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s fight against Andre Berto was every bit the flop we all thought it would be, and apparently the numbers prove it. ESPN boxing reporter Dan Rafael reports that the fight, which Mayweather won by unanimous decision, might not have topped 550,000 pay-per-view buys. PPV industry source on #MayweatherBerto numbers tells me they're very poor relatively...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Berto rips Mayweather: I should have worn track shoes

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s fighting style again has been questioned. Mayweather improved to 49-0 when he defeated Andre Berto by unanimous decision Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The undefeated champion won decisively, but Berto wasn’t thrilled with his opponent’s unwillingness to go toe to toe in the ring. “I didn’t know I was going to have to wear...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather denies covering up failed drug tests

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Thursday issued a statement addressing the growing speculation that he may have engaged in some shady behavior that indicates he covered up failed drug tests. “As already confirmed by the USADA Statement, I did not commit any violations of the Nevada or USADA drug testing guidelines,” Mayweather wrote. “I follow and have always followed the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mayweather received illegal IV before Pacquiao fight

For years Floyd Mayweather has made his opponents submit to drug testing, making it seem as though he’s trying to help clean up boxing. But it looks like that might not be the case. In a long report about boxing and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, SB Nation’s Thomas Hauser found that Mayweather received an IV, which is prohibited no matter what it contains, a day before his May...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Ronda Rousey 'will never be at my status'

The Money Team turned to Forbes in its latest rebuttal. The back and forth between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Ronda Rousey continues to snowball, with financial prowess quickly becoming a huge point of contention. Rousey, in response to a jab by Mayweather, recently said she earns more money “per second” in her UFC fights than Mayweather makes in his boxing matches. That prompted...
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather attempts to end Ronda Rousey feud

    Just when we thought the camps of Floyd Mayweather Jr and Ronda Rousey were becoming the Hatfields and the McCoys of combat sports, now it looks like Money Mayweather is extending an olive branch to his female MMA counterpart. At a promotional appearance on Friday for his upcoming fight with Andre Berto, the five-division world champion attempted to declare a ceasefire...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather ranks himself as best boxer ever, Ali 5th

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has one of the most bizarre all-time boxing rankings we have ever seen. Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) appeared on ESPN Deportes Monday and was asked to rank his top five boxers ever. The 10 names he was given to choose from included himself, Roberto Duran, Pernell Whitaker, Julio Cesar Chavez, Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Leonard, Sugar Ray Robinson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather officially stripped of welterweight title

Floyd Mayweather officially has been stripped of his welterweight title. Reports surfaced that the World Boxing Organization planned to take action if Mayweather, who is in violation of WBO rules by holding multiple titles simultaneously, did not pay sanctioning fees and relinquish the title of his own accord by last Friday at 4:30 p.m. The WBO made the announcement Monday in a...
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Laila Ali: Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a 'little boy'

Laila Ali spoke candidly about Floyd Mayweather during a recent appearance on CBS Sports’ “We Need to Talk,” and she expressed a tremendous amount of pity for him instead of assumed derision given his troubled past and disturbing history of domestic violence. Ali, who said she supports Mayweather and is friendly with his family, said...Read More The post Laila Ali pities Floyd...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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