Floyd Mayweather Jr Boxing News

Khan could sit idle until Mayweather fight, says Campbell

By Scott Gilfoid: ESPN’s Brian Campbell believes there’s a possibility that former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KOs) could choose to stay out of action until next year in May to wait on a lottery ticket fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs). Campbell thinks there’s a possibility […]

Amir Khan: President of the “Who Needs Him” Club?

By Rob Blakeman: News that Floyd Mayweather is possibly reluctant to fight Amir Khan is hardly a surprise for genuine and true connoisseurs of the game. Who would fight Khan? Would anyone fight him in a realistic attempt to further their career? Let’s look at the facts; Khan has been beaten (badly) by some boxers […]

Pacquiao’s most Dangerous fight in years

By Rusty Nate: There has been a fair bit of writing and commenting on the whole “boredom” that is Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Manny Pacquiao recently. It is a subject that has raged for years and having watched Manny avenge the defeat to Tim Bradley and Mayweather comprehensively beat Marcos Maidana for a second time […]

Mayweather won’t fight Pacquiao as long as Arum is involved, says Ariza

By Chris Williams: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao may have undermined his own cause for a potential career high payday fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr when Pacquiao signed an extension with Top Rank earlier this year rather than letting his existing contract with the company expire at the end of the year. […]

Arum: Mayweather is afraid to lose to Pacquiao

By Chris Williams: With few boxing fans talking about the November 22nd title defense by WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) against Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum continued stoking the fires for a Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr mega fight. Arum said in an interview recently that Mayweather is […]

All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 – Epilogue, the final episode

By Chris Williams: Last Saturday’s night’s All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 epilogue was the final episode of the 4-episode series chronicling the important rematch between WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. What boxing fans got to see last night was a brief review […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr signs Alex Ariza as his strength & conditioning coach

By Raj Parmar: It looks as if pound for pound star Floyd Mayweather (47-0, 26 KO’s) and strength & conditioning coach Alex Ariza have escalated their friendly relationship into a now professional one. Ariza has indicated that Mayweather has signed him to be his strength & conditioning coach for the next two years. “I signed […]

Mayweather says Khan has unfinished business with Danny Garcia and Breidis Prescott

By Scott Gilfoid: Well, it looks like Amir Khan can pretty much forget all about getting a fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr next year unless Khan takes care of his unfinished business with his two biggest blemishes on his resume in his knockout losses to Breidis Prescott and Danny Garcia. Khan never […]

Mayweather-Maidana generates $15 million in ticket sales

By Chris Williams: Last Saturday night’s clash between WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) and Marcos Maidana (35-5, 31 KOs) was a huge success at the gate with the fight generating a whopping $15 million with 14,859 tickets sold for their fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to […]

Rafael Garcia: Before they push me aside, I’m leaving Team Mayweather

By Raj Parmar: Rafael Garcia, the long-time corner man of pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, has officially announced that he will no longer be a part of Mayweather’s future fights in a corner man capacity. Garcia served as cut-man for Floyd for many years and also was in charge of wrapping Floyd’s hands but […]

NSAC to question Mayweather about unsafe sparring and marijuana possession

By Raj Parmar: The Nevada State Athletic Commission will bring in pound for pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr in for questioning after reviewing footage shown in the All Access series that previewed Mayweather’s rematch with Marcos Maidana. The commission did not look too fondly on the sparring sessions Floyd staged in his gym along with […]

Hearn predicts Khan won’t get Mayweather fight in May 2015

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn is predicting that Amir Khan will come up dry in his hopes for getting a big payday fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr in May of 2015. If Khan doesn’t get the fight with Mayweather in May, then he’s not going to get a fight […]

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