Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s kick-off press conference from Times Square in New York City for the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana rematch on Sept. 13. The event, which begins at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET, is available for viewing on YouTube, Ustream, www.mayweatherpromotions.com and sports.sho.com/live.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis, who trained with fellow Louisville fighter Muhammad Ali and squared off against some of his era’s best fighters, has died in his hometown at the age of 74.
Marcos Maidana dressed clean but talked a bit dirty at the final press conference for his challenge to Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand, site of Saturday’s RING, WBC and WBA welterweight championship on Showtime Pay Per View.
Manny Pacquiao is currently negotiating a contract extension with his promoter, Top Rank, which would entail five fights through 2016, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed to RingTV.com on Monday.
Marcos Maidana’s team is well aware that those who have tried to attack Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the past have paid a price, but they say Maidana’s attack won’t be like any other.
Ahead of this Saturday night’s rematch between WBO 147-pound titlist Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao, trainer Freddie Roach reminded his Christian charge that, in the Bible, the theme of violence runs concurrently with that of compassion.
Living legend Sugar Ray Leonard spoke to RingTV.com’s Tom Gray about all-time greats and the current state of boxing’s glamor division, and answered the ever-burning question of who would win a Leonard-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will host a press conference to formally announce his Showtime PPV matchup against Marcos Maidana May 3 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The press event will take place at 12-noon PT and will be streamed live by Showtime Sports.
WBA welterweight titleholder Marcos Maidana is hoping to be ringside at Alvarez-Angulo, and to start training in California on March 10 for his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., but all that will have to wait until after his daughter is born.
Junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia met the media at his Philadelphia gym and discussed his March 15 title defense against Mauricio Herrera in Puerto Rico, the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana fight, and one day facing “Money” himself.
Marcos Maidana won the Floyd Mayweather Jr. sweepstakes Monday, but the fighter didn’t know until the last minute. They’ll meet May 3 for Mayweather’s RING welterweight championship.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced on Monday, his 37th birthday, that he will fight Marcos Maidana in a welterweight title bout on May 3 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, choosing the power-punching Argentine over England’s Amir Khan.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer says fans might expect Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s May 3 opponent announcement to be made on his Twitter account. On Friday, Amir Khan tweeted that it will be Marcos Maidana.
Amir Khan credited Floyd Mayweather’s promotional prowess in adding Marcos Maidana as a possible May 3 opponent, while considering the reality that he might have to fight someone other than Mayweather in May or early April.
Super middleweight prospect J’Leon Love will face Vladine Biosse in the main event of a Feb. 28 ShoBox: The New Generation card promoted by Mayweather Promotions at the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center in Verona, N.Y., Showtime announced on Friday.
Marcos Maidana’s manager said that the Argentine slugger cited the expected mid-March birth of his daughter as a reason he would not be ready for an April rematch with Adrien Broner, but a potential bout with Floyd Mayweather “would be a different story.”