Mayweather-Alvarez grosses record $150 million

19
Sep

Mayweather-Alvarez grosses record $150 million

Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe: “Floyd very well could make $100 million.”

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19
Sep

Schaefer ready to ‘move on’ from Mayweather-Alvarez flak

Richard Schaefer: “One thing that I want to make clear is that I am a huge supporter of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.”

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16
Sep

Lem’s latest: Hopkins goes from Mayweather critic to ‘groupie’

Light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins made his case for facing Floyd Mayweather at 160 pounds in the aftermath of Mayweather’s unanimous decision victory over Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night.

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11
Sep

Mayweather, Alvarez purses

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s guarantee of $41.5 million is a record. Rival Canelo Alvarez will pocket $5 million, according to numbers provided by Keith Kizer, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

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05
Sep

No problem with judges selected for Mayweather-Canelo

Keith Kizer, the executive director for the Nevada State Athletic Commission, says that the teams of both Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are fine with the commission’s selection of Dave Moretti, CJ Ross and Craig Metcalfe to judge their Sept. 14 mega-fight.

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28
Jun

Chavez’s fine reduced for positive marijuana test

Promoter Bob Arum on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s fine reduction: “I’m not happy with it. I don’t think that there should have been any fine at all. I don’t think that there should be any penalty for smoking marijuana or using marijuana 10 days before a fight. I don’t think that’s a crime.”

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28
Jun

Love fined $10K, suspended six months

Middleweight J’Leon Love was fined $10,000, suspended for six months and had his split-decision victory over Gabriel Rosado declared a no-decision by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after failing a post-fight drug test.

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15
May

Lem’s latest: Love tests positive for diuretic after Rosado bout

Undefeated middleweight prospect J’Leon Love and super middleweight Matthew Garretson tested positive for banned diuretics following their fights on the May 4 undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero fight.

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11
May

Referee Mora rises from career low

“I really felt like there was a death…I knew that I had made a horrible call in the 11th round,” Nevada referee Russell Mora told RingTV.com of his failure to penalize Abner Mares for clear low blows in the first Joseph Agbeko fight.

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03
Apr

Lem’s latest: Mayweather: ’30 Days in May’ airs Wednesday

Showtime’s one-hour documentary 30 days in May gives a glimpse of Floyd Mayweather’s 87-day jail stay in the Clark County Detention Center last year in advance of his May 4 showdown with Robert Guerrero. The show airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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