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Floyd Mayweather wins 3rd straight Nevada Fighter of the Year, uncle Roger Mayweather gets inducted to Nevada Hall of Fame

Floyd Mayweather Jr. made it three in a row when he was chosen as the Nevada Fighter of the Year once again by the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Mayweather also won the award in 2013 and 2014. The annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction gala will be held Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace. This year’s event will have special meaning to Mayweather, whose uncle, Roger, is being...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather

LOS ANGELES (AP) Freddie Roach's hip is killing him, and his sternum feels like somebody dropped an anvil on his chest. He took a shot to the chin the other day, and it knocked him across the ring onto the far ropes. Roach knows he doesn't have to take this anymore. He is the most prominent trainer in boxing. His assistants could be in the Wild Card gym's ring with Manny Pacquiao...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Caesars will host this year’s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame ceremony in August

Caesars Palace became renowned around the world as the “Home of Champions” because of the quality of fight cards it hosted over the years. Many of those champions will return to Las Vegas to the site of their greatest glories to be honored, as Caesars Palace will host the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s third annual induction dinner/ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8. The silent auction...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather Vs Pacquiao Round-Up: Sparring Folklore, Economics, Feudin’

Read this story about the last man to beat Floyd Mayweather (no, not Jose Luis Castillo — ZING) and weep. It’s a great, tragic tale about Serafim Todorov. Then, read up below for some thoughts on the latest Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao news, with some brief accompanying analytical thoughts. (Some of them, among other topics, were also discussed in Alex McClintock’s latest Mayweather...
Via Bloguin Best
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacquiao's trainer starts trash talk, calls Mayweather 'disrespectful'

LAS VEGAS -- Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight. Freddie Roach may be in Macau for a title fight involving China's Zou Shiming, but he's making plenty of noise before his return to Los Angeles on Sunday to train Pacquiao for...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse, New York: The legendary Mayweather family came to town

When most people think about Syracuse; they think of S.U. Basketball. This time Central New Yorkers got to enjoy athletes from a different sport. Arguably the greatest boxing family on the planet, the legendary Mayweathers a.k.a “The Money Team” made a stop in Syracuse, New York from January 16th through January 19th. Floyd Mayweather Sr., along with his two younger brothers...
Via isportsweb.com
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Mayweather family were in Syracuse New York

The legendary Mayweather family a.k.a “The Money Team” made a stop in Syracuse, New York from January 16th through January 19th. Floyd Mayweather Sr., along with his two younger brothers Jeff and Roger Mayweather. They held training camps over the weekend in Baldwinsville, Rochester and Buffalo N.Y. On Sunday there was a “Meet the Mayweathers” event. I hosted the Q&A and...
Via isportsweb.com
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Q&A interview with Ashley Theophane: Talks training with Floyd Mayweather in Vegas & the long road to success

England’s Ashley ‘Treasure’ Theophane, now residing in Las Vegas as one of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s fighters, reveals the adversities in his rise to success, his visions and what’s so special about training stateside. When many of the general public think of boxing stardom, the rags to riches connotations are often nothing but a mere Rocky dramatization. But so often it...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Mayweather says he has not seen any tape on Marcos Maidana

When a fighter is preparing for his next bout his team usually examines tapes of their opponent to see what they should and should not do going into their own battle in the ring. When you’re the pound-for-pound king and riding a 45-bout win streak, examining tapes might not be of much importance to the fighter that has seen just about everything in the ring. Floyd Mayweather Jr...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott’s trainer confident of taking out undefeated Washington: We’ll bust his heart

Hall of Fame trainer Jessie Reid has some surprising words about Al Haymon-managed heavyweight prospect Gerald "El Gallo Negro" Washington (11-0, 8 KOs). Reid is serving as co-trainer (along with Aaron Navarro) for 6' 8" heavyweight Skipp "Strictly Business" Scott (16-1, 10 KOs) in his upcoming fight against Washington in the 10-round co-main event on Thursday, April 3, when Golden...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Skipp Scott ready to take out undefeated Gerald Washington

Towering heavyweight giant Skipp "Strictly Business" Scott (16-1, 10 KOs), the 6' 8" native of Houston, Texas, would like to set the record straight about his upcoming fight with heavily hyped, but untested Gerald "El Gallo Negro" Washington (11-0, 8 KOs). The two mammoth heavyweights (Washington stands 6' 5") will collide in the 10-round co-main event on Thursday, April 3, when...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Floyd Mayweather’s uncle trying to trademark “Black Mamba” nickname

Kobe Bryant may not be able to legally call himself the “Black Mamba” anymore. According to TMZ, Floyd Mayweather’s uncle is trying to trademark the nickname. Roger Mayweather, a former boxer, claims he has been using the Black Mamba nickname for “decades” and is reportedly in the final stages of registering the trademark for his own use. According to the report, Floyd’s...
Via Lakerholicz.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Mayweather on Adrien Broner: ‘He ain’t no motherf—ing Floyd Mayweather’ (Video)

Adrien Broner openly admits he is trying to model himself after Floyd Mayweather Jr. Like Floyd, Broner tries to be flashy and talks as much trash as possible so people are aware of him and will pay to watch him fight. As we saw from Broner’s loss over the weekend during which he humped Marcos […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Stopping James Kirkland Vs. Glen Tapia, Next For Guillermo Rigondeaux, More

Some boxers have a funny way of falling down or getting rocked, like Zab Judah, say. Another is a second boxer from this past weekend, the breakdancing Austin Trout. He should swerve into it: Drop the "No Doubt" nickname that people were making fun of Saturday as the Erislandy Lara bout slipped out of control ("Some Doubt," "A Lot Of Doubt...") and transform himself into Austin ...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Shobox weigh-in results & photos: Love, Jack, Bey & Pearson from Mayweather Promotions stable in action

The eight fighters featured in tomorrow night’s ShoBox: The New Generation live telecast on Showtime made weight Thursday at Little Creek Casino Resort. In one of three televised 10-rounders on the Mayweather Promotions-promoted card, undefeated J’Leon Love (15-0, 1 NC, 8 KO’s), of Las Vegas, will face Philadelphia’s LaJuan Simon (23-4-2, 1 ND, 12 KO’s) in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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