Top Rank had earlier announced a card at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas featuring former world welterweight champion Timothy Bradley Jr. facing Diego Chaves in the main event on HBO.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar De La Hoya have been doing business together since their May 2007 fight. But as Mayweather’s career winds down to a precious few fights, that relationship could change.
When it comes to distractions, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s out-of-the-ring adversaries have had about as much success getting to him as the 46 fighters who have tried to beat him inside the ring.
Both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana made weight for their world welterweight title rematch Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden.
Floyd Mayweather’s immense popularity at the box office and through pay-per-view receipts is born directly from two factions. Those who love him. Those who, well, don’t.
Luis Ortiz, 35, barely broke a sweat Thursday night but still won a heavyweight title. He won the World Boxing Association’s vacant interim belt, scoring a first-round technical knockout over Lateef Kayode at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Had Mickey Bey decided to walk away from boxing a year ago, few would have blamed him, given the downward turn his career had taken.
Less than 24 hours after Floyd Mayweather Jr. weighed in on the Ray Rice situation, the boxer backtracked on his stance that the former Baltimore Ravens star should have been allowed to maintain his two-game suspension.
The welterweight star from Argentina still believes he did enough things right to win the first meeting with Floyd Mayweather Jr. back on May 3 at the MGM Grand Garden despite what the judges said. The two square off again Saturday at the Grand Garden for Mayweather’s WBC and WBA welterweight titles.
Four days before he defends the world welterweight championship, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he is one year away from retirement.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he believes the NFL should have stuck with its original discipline of Ray Rice, saying the league was overly influenced by new video showing Rice knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator.
The highlight of Saturday will be the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch at the MGM Grand Garden. Thousands of visitors will be in Las Vegas to attend the welterweight title fight, watching to see if Maidana can avenge his May 3 loss by majority decision.
The former fiancee of Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims in a civil lawsuit that the superstar boxer beat her during their relationship and later publicly humiliated her by posting on social media a sonogram of her pregnancy and saying they broke up because she got an abortion.
Undefeated welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his father and trainer, Floyd Sr., said the know what to expect from Marcos Maidana when the two meet again Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden and they’ve got a game plan to deal with it.
Rogelio Medina (33-6, 27 knockouts) stunned J’Leon Love (18-1, 10 KOs) with a left hook, forcing referee Tony Weeks to call a halt at 39 seconds of the third round in the main event of their super middleweight bout Saturday at the Palms.
A Mayweather Promotions boxing card will take place tonight at the Palms and will be televised on Showtime.
The boxer tweeted this on Friday night: “Read this $72,276,000.00. God bless.” with a picture of two checks — one for $31,406,000 and one for $40,870,000.
Forget everything you knew about the ice bucket challenge. 50 Cent just changed the game and landed a devastating shot to Floyd Mayweather in the process.
The debut of Big Knockout Boxing was a different experience than traditional boxing, but there was definitely an appeal.
A recent fight in Nevada has people wondering how the bout could have even been approved.
Gabe Rosado knocked out Bryan Vera with one second remaining in the sixth round of their seven-round main event to capture the BKB middleweight belt.
Veteran boxers Gabe Rosado and Bryan Vera are happy to be guinea pigs when Big Knockout Boxing makes its Nevada debut Saturday night at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation and Mayweather Promotions will hold a “Back To School Giveaway” charity event from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Mayweather Boxing Club, 4020 Schiff Drive.