Floyd Mayweather Jr Boxing News

Mayweather-Maidana II rematch official for 8/13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada

LAS VEGAS (July 10, 2014) – Their thrilling first fight last May left sports fans clamoring for more. Now, 11-time world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana will do it again. “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana II,” a welterweight world championship fight announced today, will take place Saturday, Sept. 13 at MGM Grand […]

What will Mayweather do if Lara wins?

By Bob Smith: To this day, the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) vs. Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) fight intrigues, challenges, perplexes, and excites me. While I do favor Canelo to sneak by in a majority decision or unanimous decision, I wouldn’t be surprised by a Canelo KO/TKO or a Lara decision. The only […]

Mayweather Jr. vs. Maidana 2 on Sept. 13 at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada

#Mayhem Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 September 13, 2014 MGM Grand in Las Vegas Live on Showtime PPV pic.twitter.com/rIIiBDLp3p — Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) July 10, 2014 By Dan Ambrose: WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) has just announced on his twitter that he’ll be fighting Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) on September 13th at the MGM Grand […]

Maidana will give Mayweather more problems in the rematch, says Garcia

By Dan Ambrose: Since WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) said that he would be fighting Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) in a rematch on September 13th, boxing fans have largely dismissed Maidana’s chances by saying that Mayweather will easily out-box him this time by choosing not to slug like he did […]

Pacquiao will look like a cherry picker if he faces Algieri next

By Cameron Gillon: Just as everyone thought Bob Arum couldn’t get any worse to the boxing business, he once again pulls a controversial stunt by offering WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs) the chance to be Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent on November 22nd. This to me is the worst possible fight for […]

Is Canelo forcing Mayweather to work with Arum?

By Mohamed Horomtallah: Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) usually waits until the very last moment to announce his next opponent and certainly not a year ahead of time. What made Mayweather feel the need to tease fans 11 months before his may 2015 fight by saying that he has a big surprise for us […]

Will Mayweather fight Maidana in New York on September 13th?

By Gavin “Neds” O’Connor: In sports there are some truly iconic stadiums and venues the world over football has Wembley (in London, UK), F1 Grand Prix has the playground of the rich and famous, the Monaco racing circuit , New York and baseball have the Yankee stadium and boxing has Las Vegas venues and the […]

Maidana won’t do better in rematch with Mayweather, says Rafael

By Dan Ambrose: Dan Rafael of ESPN sees former WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) as having fought as good as he possibly could in his previous fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) last May in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s all downhill from here if Mayweather comes out and shows that […]

Jeff Mayweather: Pacquiao is still living off of what he did years ago

By Chris Williams: Jeff Mayweather, the uncle of WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s), says that he doesn’t see a fight between Floyd Jr and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) taking place at this point because of Floyd Jr’s reluctance to work with Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum, and because […]

Garcia: Broner could face Matthysse in co-feature on Mayweather vs. Maidana II card

By Allan Fox: If the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana rematch does become a reality on September 13th, we could be seeing an equally important fight between Adrien Broner (28-1, 22 KO’s) and #2 WBC, #2 WBO, #3 IBF Lucas Matthysse (35-3, 33 KO’s) in the co-feature bout on the card, according to Maidana’s […]

Mayweather, Pacquiao, Canelo: 3 factors for 2015

By Francisco Gurrola: It has been sensed that perhaps in 2015 things will arrange themselves in a way that history could possibly be made. There are a couple of factors involved, to which all would have to fall into place for the history of boxing to change. There has been talk of a possibly Floyd […]

Will Mayweather fight Pacquiao in May 2015?

By Gavin “Neds” O’Connor: This week at the BET awards ceremony the red carpet was turned in to an unofficial press posting with Floyd Mayweather Jr dropping the news of a September rematch with the tough Argentinean Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. To some the news was not a surprise […]

Canelo to challenge Mayweather for his Mexican holiday fight dates in September and May

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Chris Williams: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya says that he’s been given “strict orders” by 23-year-old Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO’s) to schedule him for the Mexican holidays in September on the Mexican Independence Day weekend and in May on Cinco de Mayo. Canelo also said […]

Mayweather says he has “big surprise” opponent for May, 2015; could it be Pacquiao?

By Chris Williams: Last Monday night, WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) revealed who his next opponent will be for his September 13th fight in naming Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) as the guy who will be standing across from him in the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. […]

Mayweather vs. Maidana II formal announcement expected in next few days

By Dan Ambrose: Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) beat Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe to the punch on Monday in leaking the news to the media that he’ll be facing Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) on September 13th. But the official announcement for the fight should take place this week within the next few […]

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