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Mayweather granted promoter’s license in Nevada by 5-0 vote

Floyd Mayweather Jr. no longer needs to depend on anyone else to fight in Nevada. On Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously approved Mayweather’s application to hold a promoter’s license in the state. By getting his license, Mayweather can be his own promoter of record.

Signs down, but Pacquiao-Bradley promoter still fuming

Less than 24 hours after Top Rank chairman Bob Arum’s tirade against the MGM Grand for posting signs for Floyd Mayweather’s upcoming May 3 fight against Marcos Maidana in competition with Saturday’s Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley rematch, the MGM removed most of the Mayweather signs from the property.

Khan lands spot on Mayweather card

After launching an unsuccessful bid to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3 at the MGM Grand Garden, Amir Khan will settle for the next best thing — being on Mayweather’s undercard.

Pacquiao focused on fight, not judges

Boxing judges have come under greater scrutiny in Nevada since Manny Pacquiao’s split decision loss to Timothy Bradley in June 2012. So it’s no surprise that with their April 12 rematch at the MGM Grand Garden approaching that Pacquiao was asked about the judges.

Swanson advances in Golden Gloves by DQ

It wasn’t the way Jamie Swanson expected to advance to the Golden Gloves national championships. Then again, Swanson wasn’t expecting to get punched in the face by his opponent while he was lying on the canvas.