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Floyd Mayweather spotted at Lakers-Thunder game

Floyd Mayweather Jr. generated some buzz on social media Tuesday when he posted a video of himself riding a horse while shirtless on a beach. The Instagram video garnered a lot of reactions, as many wondered where he was exactly.While the location of where he was in the video is still currently unclear, we do know where he was on Wednesday — at Chesapeake Energy Arena.Mayweather...
Via The Sports Daily
January 17, 2018  |  Discuss

Pacquiao fight could be in conflict with Golden Knights

Manny Pacquiao’s promoter is hoping to put the Filipino fighter back in the ring in April in Las Vegas, but there is a potential conflict with the city’s NHL team.The Las Vegas Review Journal reported this week that Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, is trying to put on a boxing card for ESPN on April 21 at T-Mobile Arena. The card would feature Bud Crawford against Jeff Horn, as well...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2018  |  Discuss

Arrest warrant issued for Floyd Mayweather's father for allegedly punching a woman at Canelo-GGG fight

Apparently, the apple doesn’t far too fall from the tree. According to TMZ Sports, law enforcement sources in Nevada are reporting that an incident involving Floyd Mayweather Sr. occurred during the early morning hours of September 17th — immediately after the Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fight in Las Vegas.A woman claims that she was involved in an argument with Floyd Sr...
Via SNIPdaily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Warrant out for Floyd Mayweather Sr’s arrest over battery charge

There is an arrest warrant out for Floyd Mayweather Sr. over a battery charge he faces stemming from an incident after the Canelo Alvarez-GGG fight in September, according to a report.Mayweather Sr. has been charged with battery for allegedly pulling a woman out of a car in Las Vegas during the early hours of Sept. 17 and punching her in the leg.TMZ Sports reports details about the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Errol Spence is not a fan of 'Rocky' and we have some questions

Errol Spence might be the IBF Welterweight champion right now, but that’s not stopping the 27-year-old boxer from making news for all the wrong reasons.He might not have committed a crime in the true sense of the word, but we’re putting Spence on probation for a lack of respect.Speaking exclusively to TMZ Sports, Spence was asked about the worst boxing movie of all-time. Instead...
Via SNIPdaily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rock guarantees no draw in Canelo Alvarez, GGG rematch

The rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin was officially announced on Monday, and who better to announce the news for HBO than star of the channel’s show, “Ballers”?That’s right, HBO had The Rock announce the news of the Canelo-GGG rematch, which is set for May 5. During his announcement, The Rock guaranteed that there would not be a draw in the second fight between...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Showtime boss: 'There's a chance' for Mayweather UFC fight

At the very least, Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants us to believe that he is planning to try his hand at mixed martial arts at some point this year. And if he actually tries to make it happen, it sounds like the network he is under contract with is willing to help.TMZ caught up with Showtime Sports executive vice president Stephen Espinoza at the Super Bowl this week, and he said he had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Benn signs 2-year extension with Eddie Hearn

Welterweight prospect Conor Benn, the son of British legend and former middleweight and super middleweight world titlist Nigel Benn, has signed a two-year promotional contract extension with promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Amir Khan says Anthony Joshua needs U.S. fight to hit the big time

Amir Khan's own profile was raised by a number of bouts in the United States and he feels compatriot Anthony Joshua should follow suit.
Via Sporting News
14 days ago

Malignaggi: If McGregor is 'smart' he'll retire

Paulie Malignaggi has insisted that Conor McGregor should retire and walk away from any potential fights in either UFC or boxing.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Khan: Joshua needs to box in America

Amir Khan believes Anthony Joshua needs to box in America sooner rather if he is to become a global sporting star.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Hatton on Fury: 'Has he done too much damage?'

Ricky Hatton fears Tyson Fury may already have done "too much damage" to his career by the time he launches his comeback.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Prograis-Postol, Baranchyk-Yigit on for March 9

The Regis Prograis-Viktor Postol interim junior welterweight title bout will headline a March 9 card on Showtime.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Crawford: shot at 147-lb titlist Horn 'real close'

2017 ESPN.com fighter of the year Terence Crawford says a fight with welterweight titlist Jeff Horn is "real close," while Top Rank Chairman Bob Arum says he hopes to get the fight confirmed "real soon."
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Wilder: U.S. does not even know Joshua's name

Heavyweight world titlist Deontay Wilder has claimed America does not even know the name of Anthony Joshua and believes 'AJ' will never become a global icon without facing him.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Groves: Eubank Jr heading for 'huge fall from grace'

George Groves has laughed off Chris Eubank Jr.'s behaviour and is in strong belief he is detached from reality.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Fury legal battle cost UKAD thousands

UK Anti-Doping spent nearly £600,000 on legal fees in the long-running case involving former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and his cousin Hughie Fury.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Deontay Wilder: Americans 'don't know Anthony Joshua's name'

Deontay Wilder picked an interested front to wage a war of words on.
Via Sporting News
12 days ago

Ramirez-Imam will headline March ESPN card

Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam will face off for the vacant WBC junior welterweight title on March 17 in a fight that features Bob Arum and Don King promoting against each other.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Jones ready to hang up his gloves -- after one more fight

After thousands of rounds in the gym and in his fights, the countless miles of road work and decades of fighting, 49-year-old Roy Jones Jr. will step into the ring for his final bout, the 75th of his Hall of Fame career.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Looking back at the five most important fights of Roy Jones Jr.'s career

As Roy Jones Jr. steps away from the ring for one final time, take a look at five of the most important bouts in Jones' career.
Via Sporting News
11 days ago

Purse bids called for two title bouts

Purse bids have been called on Thursday for title bouts between heavyweights Manuel Charr and Fres Oquendo and junior lightweights Alberto Machado and Rafael Mensah.
Via ESPN
11 days ago

Martinez-Santiago rematch March 24 on ESPN

The rematch between junior bantamweights Jose Martinez and Alejandro Santiago junior bantamweight is set for March 24 on ESPN.
Via ESPN
11 days ago

2016 US Olympian Balderas added to PBC card

2016 Olympian Karlos Balderas says he'd like to "showcase" more of his talents in his fourth professional fight on February 17 in El Paso, Texas.
Via ESPN
11 days ago

'16 U.S. Olympian Balderas added to PBC card

2016 Olympian Karlos Balderas says he'd like to "showcase" more of his talents in his fourth professional fight on February 17 in El Paso, Texas.
Via ESPN
11 days ago
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