Floyd Mayweather Jr. has kept silent for the most part going into his mega-fight against Manny Pacquiao and the unbeaten star remained mum during his recent media workout. However, his father/trainer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the CEO of Mayweather Promotions Leonard Ellerbe are loudly predicting a KO victory on May 2.
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.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, former Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer insists he has no information regarding the current issues between Floyd Mayweather and Leonard Ellerbe.
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.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn who’s next on junior featherweight contender Scott Quigg’s hit list.
Floyd Mayweather’s toughest challenge isn’t from Marcos Maidana or any other boxer, it’s his desire to be recognized as “TBE” – the best ever – of his chosen profession. However, chasing “greatness” can be a futile pursuit for a modern athlete, and a dangerous one for boxers, Floyd Mayweather Sr. warns.
The gamesmanship is on. In the only fight trainer Robert Garcia deemed feasible for Floyd Mayweather Jr., his fighter, Marco Maidana is challenging the RING welterweight champion to “fight like a man.”
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s new strategy to market himself toward Latino fight fans.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn how Floyd Mayweather Jr. feels about Marcos Maidana’s skill in comparison to past opponents.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on the rising tension in the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana five-city promotional tour.
The rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana has been billed “Mayhem,” and that is exactly what ensued prior to Monday evening’s scheduled open-to-the-public press conference at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.
Adding to his many accolades and awards, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has received ESPY Award nominations in two categories. Overall winners will be determined and announced on July 16.
Now that Richard Schaefer is no longer in charge of Golden Boy Promotions, is Floyd Mayweather in or out in regard to future business? For the time being, it seems “Money” might continue working with Golden Boy – under a certain condition.
Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s promotional company, told ESPN.com on Monday that Mayweather will “absolutely not” continue working with Golden Boy Promotions after Richard Schaefer announced his resignation from the company earlier in the day.
Although the pay per view numbers for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana event have not yet been released, Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe said he’s “very pleased” with the numbers and dismissed the notion that it performed poorly.