Former titleholders Kazuto Ioka and Ryo Miyazaki each posted wins on Tuesday to bounce back from the first losses of their careers.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s rematch victory over Marcos Maidana went exactly as expected, and now the pound-for-pound king faces the inevitable question: What now?
Shots of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s unanimous-decision win over Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
With Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s last fight generating disappointing numbers (at least by his standards) and multiple controversies during the past week, the rematch with Marcos Maidana will be telling of how strong Mayweather’s brand is.
On the scales in Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana just one day from their rematch at the MGM Grand. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Pics from the Hard Rock in Las Vegas on Sept. 11, where heavyweight Luis Ortiz and featherweight Jesus Cuellar scored a pair of quick KOs. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Every time Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights, people ask if his nimble legs have finally deserted him. Particularly after a couple fights in which he stayed in the pocket more than usual. And so we must now ask: Have Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s nimble legs finally deserted him?
Marcos Maidana wore a snakeskin tuxedo, Floyd Mayweather played with a rubber band… it’s the final press conference for “Mayhem”! Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Upon arriving in Las Vegas for his rematch with Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was asked what he thought about the case of Ray Rice, who was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video of him knocking out his fiancee in an elevator surfaced.
The limos rolled up on Tuesday at the MGM Grand to deliver Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana for their second go-around in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Photos from Cincinnati of Lucas Matthysse’s second-round knockout of Roberto Ortiz and Andre Berto’s unanimous decision over Steve Upsher on the Adrien Broner-Emmanuel Taylor undercard.
Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri hit New York on Thursday with only one day left to go on their 27,000-mile promotional tour. It’s been exhausting for both, but while Pacquiao is somewhat used to the drill, Algieri says the experience has been an education in many ways.
British promoter Eddie Hearn is flying to Tenerife to visit Kell Brook in the hospital as the new IBF welterweight titleholder recovers after being stabbed on the Spanish holiday island.
Adrien Broner worked out for his hometown fans in Cincinnati on Wednesday, just three days out from facing Emmanuel Taylor at the US Bank Arena along with Lucas Matthysse, Andre Berto and others.
The Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri tour continued with a press conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Turns out there’s a bit of a height difference. Photos by Chris Farina – Top Rank.