The Nevada Athletic Commission asked Floyd Mayweather Jr. to discuss some troubling scenes in the reality show “All Access.” He called the show “heavily edited” and said extended sparring and betting scenes were staged for the cameras.
Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.
Maybe when he’s done boxing, Jesus “Chuy” Gutierrez can find a second career as a mail carrier.
It appears as if Timothy Bradley will return to the ring in Las Vegas this year.
The Nevada Athletic Commission wants to chat with Floyd Mayweather Jr. the boxer and Floyd Mayweather Jr. the boxing promoter. Mayweather, who received his promoter’s license from the commission in July, will be asked to explain a couple of things at Tuesday’s meeting.
The 25-year-old lightweight, a Western High School graduate, fights for his first belt tonight, facing Rashad Ganaway of Little Rock, Ark., in the eight-round main event of an outdoor card at Sunset Station, co-promoted by Pochiro Boxing and former world champion Roy Jones Jr. At stake is the World Boxing Council’s USA 135-pound title.
Mayweather, who retained his World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association welterweight titles as well as his WBC junior middleweight belt with a 12-round unanimous decision, told FightHype.com that it might be time to go in a different direction with Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions.
Boxing’s pound-for-pound king remains non-committal to agreeing to the fight all boxing fans want to see after handling Marcos Maidana with ease in their rematch Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden.
While Marcos Maidana may think he won the fight with Floyd Mayweather, he was outclassed.
Nevada’s first prizefight required an act of the Legislature, but it remains a notable day in Nevada history.