Floyd Mayweather Jr Boxing News

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 […]

Mayweather-Maidana 2 fight could come close to 900,000 PPV buys, says Dan Rafael

By Allan Fox: ESPN’s Dan Rafael says that his sources are saying that last Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Marcos Maidana fight pulled in close to 900,000 pay per view buys on Showtime PPV. However, it’s still far too early to know for sure what the eventual PPV numbers will be for the fight.

Mayweather-Maidana 2 rumored to have done 925,000 buys

By Raj Parmar: Early projections are starting to come in regarding the financial performance of the rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana that took place over this past weekend. As per Kevin Iole of sports.yahoo.com, the fight has generated 925,000 pay per view buys based on satellite and cable tracking trends. If this […]

Arum: The networks have agreed to distribute the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

By Chris Williams: Bob Arum, the promoter for WBO 147 pound champ Manny Pacquiao, is saying that the networks HBO and Showtime have already agreed to distribute the Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr fight if two sides can negotiate a fight. Arum sees it basically up to Mayweather whether he wants to fight his guy […]

Mayweather-Maidana 2 replay plus All Access Epilogue this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/PT

By Chris Williams: This Saturday night, Showtime will televise a replay of the Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 fight card starting at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. In addition to the replay, boxing fans will get to see ALL Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 epilogue, the 4th and final episode. Fans will get a chance to see the […]

Chris’ Rant: The greatest prize fighter ever is NOT the best ever

By Christopher Young: We have a talented fighter that calls his own shots, decides who he wants to fight not who the fans want him to fight, and his claim to fame is I’m undefeated and fought many so called world champions in an era where a championship belt comes a dime a dozen, and […]

Pacquiao: Mayweather is all talk, Maidana beat him

By Raj Parmar: Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao seems to be growing increasingly frustrated with pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather. Talks of a super-fight between these two dominant powers in boxing have been ongoing for a few years now with the fight never coming to fruition. It seems like Manny has hit his boiling point […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr: A Reply to the Critics

By Joshua Blessman: I recently wrote an article on Boxing News 24 entitled “Floyd Mayweather Jr: The Best Ever and Why the “O” Matters.” In it, I contend that Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs) is truly The Best Ever (TBE) because he is the most extraordinary athlete the sport has ever seen and the […]

Kellerman: Golovkin needs Canelo, Cotto or Mayweather to become a PPV fighter

By Dan Ambrose: HBO commentator Max Kellerman said what many boxing fans already knew last Wednesday night when he said that WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) needs one of the big names – Floyd Mayweather Jr, Miguel Cotto or Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to agree to fight Golovkin before he can become a […]

Mayweather not giving up his May 2015 date to Canelo

By Chris Williams: If former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wants to be stubborn about fighting on Cinco de Mayo next May despite WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr already planning on fighting on that date on Showtime PPV, then Canelo is going to need to accept that his likely catch-weight fight against […]

Mayweather: Ellerbe and I are outgrowing each other, I am changing my team

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Raj Parmar: Pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather has stated that he plans to restructure his entire Mayweather Promotions team by his next fight in May 2015. He directly spoke about some existing tension between him and Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, who has also been a long time friend […]

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