Floyd Mayweather Jr Boxing News

Floyd Mayweather discusses his new deal with Showtime

Floyd Mayweather discusses his new deal with Showtime and the possibility that he will fight Manny Pacquiao. By Dan Ambrose: Floyd Mayweather Jr. is motivated to complete his new six-fight deal with Showtime/CBS, starting with his fight against Robert Guerrero on May 4th. Mayweather feels that Guerrero has earned his shot against him by beating […]

Lampley wonders if Mayweather will complete his six-fight contract with Showtime/CBS in 30 months

By Allan Fox: Jim Lampley, an HBO boxing analyst, is wondering whether Floyd Mayweather Jr. will take on top quality opposition with his new six-fight contract with Showtime/CBS. Lampley has been watching Mayweather fight for HBO for years, but just this week Mayweather left HBO after receiving a huge money offer from Showtime for six-fights […]

Ellerbe: Mayweather could beat anyone from 140 to 160

By Allan Fox: Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, feels there’s no one from 140 to 160 that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t beat during his six-fight deal with Showtime/CBS. Ellerbe believes Mayweather can beat anyone in those divisions. However, that doesn’t mean he’s going to be fighting guys in all of those weight classes, […]

Mayweather: I have to build up my cardio to beat Guerrero

By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr. has just been given a huge $250 million six-fight contract with Showtime/CBS, but now he’s going to have to earn it by fighting the six fights within a 30 month period time starting with the tough Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero on May 4th. Mayweather recognizes the kind of fighter […]

Mayweather signing with Showtime/CBS makes Pacquiao fight even less likely

By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr’s signing with Showtime/CBS pretty much finished what little chance there was in Mayweather someday fighting the Filipino star Manny Pacquiao in a mega fight between two aging stars of the sport. Pacquiao fights for HBO, whereas Mayweather just signed a six-fight deal with Showtime/CBS that will reportedly pay him […]

Guerrero: Mayweather’s slowing down; he’s ripe for the picking

By Dan Ambrose: WBC interim welterweight champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO’s) believes that the people who bet on him winning against unbeaten WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KO’s) in their May 4th fight on pay-per-view are going to make money because he intends on beating Mayweather soundly in front […]

Has Floyd Mayweather made a big mistake?

By Mark Calooke: This week it has been announced that Floyd Mayweather (43-0, KO’s 26) has signed a 30 month, six fight deal with Showtime. This has ended a long a prosperous period at HBO. Showtime or HBO, it doesn’t really matter. Floyd Mayweather will pull in the viewers and money as always. I don’t […]

Mayweather-Guerrero finalized for 5/4

February 21, 2013 – Four-Division and Six-Time World Champion, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs), and pound for pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KOs) are finally going to step in the ring on May 4, 2013. The contracts were signed by both Guerrero and Mayweather after months of anticipation. Both fighters […]

Guerrero needs to KO Mayweather to win

By Omar Torres: We all know that 43 fighters have stepped up and failed to K.O Floyd Mayweather (43-0 26KO) let alone beat the guy. In order for Robert Guerrero (31-1-1 18KO) to get his hand raised on May 4th in the MGM Grand arena he needs to KO Mayweather Jr. Mayweather has superb defense […]

Mayweather’s Showtime/CBS deal could make him $250 million for six-fight deal

(Photo credit: Showtime) By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KO’s) will reportedly make a guaranteed $200 million if he’s able to finish his six-fight deal with Showtime/CBS in the 30 months for his contract, according to Forbes.com. With his pay-per-view cash, Mayweather could end up with more than $250 million for those six […]

Broner: I’ll fight on Mayweather-Guerrero undercard if the money is good

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (26-0, 22 KO’s) says he’s willing to fight on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s fight against Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero on May 4th on Showtime pay-per-view if the money is good enough to make it worth his while. Broner, 23, fights for HBO, so that could […]

Mayweather to attend Bundrage-Smith fight on Saturday

Detroit (February 20) – Eight-Time World Champion and Mayweather Promotions President Floyd “Money” Mayweather landed in his home state of Michigan today to promote this weekend’s Cornelius “K9″ Bundrage vs. Ishe Smith world championship fight taking place at Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit live on SHOWTIME beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West […]

Will Mayweather ever quit ducking (a.k.a fighting) the Best?

By Lance Lank: The Ring’s ratings are the only rankings anyone gives any credence to. These are not manipulated by promoter’s money, because their rankings don’t mean any mandatory title fights. Interestingly enough their welterweight rankings list Floyd Mayweather as number one, followed by Juan Manuel Marquez at number two, and Robert Guerrero at number […]

Mayweather-Guerrero fight to be heavily promoted on CBS outlets

By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr. made a wise decision to go with Showtime/CBS for a six-fight pay-per-view deal because his fights are now going to be heavily promoted on the non-premium CBS outlets, which will enable Mayweather to reach many more fans than just those who subscribe to Showtime. For starters, CBS will be […]

HBO loses Mayweather to Showtime/CBS

By Chris Williams: HBO has got to be feeling the pain today at the news that their star, the biggest pay per view star in all of sports Floyd Mayweather Jr., has left them and signed a six-fight, 30 month deal with Showtime/CBS. Dan Rafael of ESPN is right; this has got to be the […]

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