Floyd Mayweather Jr
Beating Mayweather would do more than consolidate the pound-for-pound crown; it would also be a cosmic nod to nobility.
Jimmy Lennon Jr, hall of fame boxing ring announcer, talks about his father, career and the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout on May 2.
Hundreds of millions will not only be paid to the two iconic combatants, but you can double that number in wagers.
Virgil Hunter, renowned boxing trainer, talks Mayweather-Pacquiao and his new role as a CBS Sports boxing analyst.
First it was Floyd Mayweather, Jr. poaching all potential sparring partners from Manny Pacquiao.
Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports EVP, speaks about negotiating the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, perhaps the most complex and lucrative fight deal in history.
Experts have wondered if this fight, in a strict boxing sense, was announced five years too late. Maybe. But it doesn’t matter.
Let’s discard the nonsense that this is just another fight, or that it doesn’t feed a starving sport.
In the endless nuance, childish pride, and politics of the most-publicly and endlessly negotiated sporting event in human history, semantics matter. More than the money, more than the fight, more than legacy.
Floyd, you’re great. While I can’t concede the greatest, and I wince when you compare yourself favorably to The Greatest (Muhammad Ali), I’ll give it that you’re the best of your time.
With more dueling monologues than a presidential campaign, it’s sounding more and more like Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will fight next year.
Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
Despite not playing a single minute in 2013, Sports Illustrated has named Bulls point guard Derrick Rose the No. 7 highest-earning athlete on its Fortunate 50 list.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was released from a Las Vegas jail early Friday after serving two months of a three-month sentence in a misdemeanor domestic battery case.
A judge in Las Vegas says she’ll decide by Thursday whether to ease jail conditions for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
You’d think Floyd Mayweather Jr. makes most of his money inside of the ring — but that may not be the case.
A judge in Las Vegas on Friday gave Floyd Mayweather Jr. until June 1 to turn himself in to serve a 90-day jail sentence for his guilty plea in a domestic violence case, allowing the undefeated boxer to meet contractual obligations for a Cinco de Mayo fight against an as-yet unnamed opponent.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to reduced battery domestic violence and harassment charges before a Las Vegas judge.