Oscar De La Hoya says has his “marching orders” from Canelo Alvarez, chief among them being the 24-year-old Mexican’s desire to fight on the weekends of Mexican holidays Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Independence Day in May and September.
Stephen Espinoza said Canelo Alvarez’s move from Showtime to HBO was “deceitful” on the part of the fighter’s promoter, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya. The Showtime Sports executive said De La Hoya discussed a multi-fight deal with Alvarez and Showtime just a few weeks ago.
During a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing in which concerns regarding certain behaviors featured in Showtime’s “All Access” were addressed, Floyd Mayweather criticized editing aspects of the documentary-style program.
Floyd Mayweather jr. admitted that Marcos Maidana hurt him with a right hand that briefly wobbled him just prior to the bell ending Round 3 of his his unanimous decision victory on Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.
In a show of concern for certain scenes in the second episode of “All Access: Mayweather-Maidana II,” the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be meeting with Floyd Mayweather Jr. next Tuesday.
Fans share their thoughts on Floyd Mayweather’s final bouts and the acceptance of his “clinical” style, Alfredo Angulo’s future, the James Kirkland-Gabriel Rosado fight, the Freddie Roach-Lucian Bute team-up, Nonito Donaire, and more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Mayweather’s unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday generated close to a $15 million gate, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday. The Showtime Pay Per View produced 925,000 pay-per-views buys.
RingTV.com caught up with Amir Khan and his trainer Virgil Hunter after Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s rematch victory over Marcos Maidana. Khan says he’s ready to topple a fading Mayweather but Hunter wants his fighter focused on a December ring return.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s recent hints at having “a totally new team” for his next fight in May leads a packed Lem Satterfield notebook that includes news items on Orlando Salido, Joseph Diaz Jr. and Dusty Hernandez-Harrison.
Top Rank’s Bob Arum is stating the obvious: he believes Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao is the logical fight to be made.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. spoke to the media about Manny Pacquiao, when he might fight again, Amir Khan, and other subjects after his unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana during the post-fight press conference for their Sept. 13 rematch in Las Vegas.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. addressed the media following his hard-earned unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana during the post-fight press conference for their Sept. 13 rematch at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Fans share their thoughts on Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana, his place among the modern greats, the officiating and scoring of the rematch, Scott Quigg’s potential showdown with Carl Frampton, and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Referee Kenny Bayless was criticized by some fans for his officiating during the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch on Saturday in Las Vegas. The veteran referee shared his perspective of the fight with RingTV.com on Sunday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. outmaneuvered and out-boxed Marcos Maidana to an uneventful unanimous decision on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather improved to 47-0 but the pressure is now on to find an opponent who can make for a better fight and event.
RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer shares his thoughts on compiling a list of the 20 greatest boxers since World War II for a story that appears in the October 2014 issue of THE RING and explains why Floyd Mayweather Jr., among other modern-era stars, did not make the cut.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. weighed 146.5 pounds for his Saturday rematch with Marcos Maidana, who weighed half a pound lighter at 146 on Friday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the site of the Showtime Pay Per View event.
RingTV.com will provide round-by-round updates for Saturday night’s rematch between RING welterweight champion and Marcos Maidana. Please refresh page often for up-to-the-minute developments.
Despite his respect for Marcos Maidana, Hall-of-Famer Sugar Ray Leonard predicts a repeat performance from Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their rematch on Saturday night.