Floyd Mayweather Jr Boxing News

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 […]

Mayweather’s unfinished business with Maidana

By Anthony Mason: With the rematch between Mayweather and Maidana pretty much guaranteed, fans can look forward to one of the biggest fights of 2014. Although Maidana is the best option by default, it does not hide that Mayweather’s record is the product of a watered down era on top of his extremely low activity, […]

Maidana: Respect for Floyd Mayweather, a man of his word

By Dan Ambrose: Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) was greatly pleased today in hearing the news that WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26 KO’s) has decided to keep his word and give him a rematch on September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather had said after their May 3rd […]

Mayweather confirms Maidana rematch on September 13th – Breaking News!

By Chris Williams: WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) announced last Monday night at the pre BET awards that he’ll be facing former WBA 147 pound champion Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) on September 13th in a fight that will be taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather […]

History holds the Key to unlocking the May-vinci Code

By Chester Rivers: It has been one of the most impenetrable defenses in the history of boxing. 46 men have tried 4 has come close but, all have failed to find a jink in Floyd Mayweather Jr’s armor. Many look to futuristic methods of training and styles of fighting but, the answer to solve one […]

Belts, Champions, and Multiple Division Titles Hold Little Value Today

By Anthony Mason: Far too often in today’s era of boxing do we hear that a certain fighter is a so-called “world champion” in multiple divisions. That is false 99% of the time. These boxers are simply belt holders in multiple divisions, not world champions. People claim that a fighter is great based on how […]

The catch 22 of Floyd Mayweather Jr

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: The four fighters that beat Oscar before Floyd beat him (Bernard Hopkins; Shane Mosley’s 2x; Felix Trinidad), for whatever reason, they didn’t become “the man to beat”. But Floyd Mayweather has become “the man to beat”. I will say that the business has changed since the days of Oscar De […]

Maidana wants Pacquiao fight if Mayweather doesn’t give him rematch

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA 147 pound champion Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) says he’d like a fight against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) next if WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) chooses not to give him a rematch in his next fight on September 13th. Maidana says he […]

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