Although retired, Floyd Mayweather Jr. can still kick up a cloud of controversy when it comes to talking boxing.
How well did Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Andre Berto do in pay-per-view buys? Despite conflicting reports, we can all agree on one thing: Not that great.
A source tells RingTV that Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s next fight won’t be on CBS, because there’s just no way for Floyd to make enough money on “free” TV.
The welterweight championship match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is indeed a pay-per-view record-breaker. And the number of buys is expected to continue climbing.
The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight on Saturday almost certainly will break all pay-per-view records. From a pound-for-pound perspective, though, it won’t even approach the numbers of the 1991 fight between Evander Holyfield and George Foreman.
With potentially the biggest fight in recent memory nearly upon us, WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao reflects on the importance of facing RING champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. this Saturday.
Despite fierce competition from rival networks, Sky Sports has secured the broadcasting rights to the $300 million megabout between welterweight superstars Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
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.
Speculation is becoming reality as Marcos Maidana is confirming that talks for a September 13 rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. are indeed in the works.
Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. face Marcos Maidana again in September? It certainly looks like it with the pound-for-pound king recently dropping the hint as well as promising a surprise for next year.
The Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo headlined Showtime PPV last Saturday generated well over 350,000 buys, Showtime Networks Inc. and the event promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, announced on Friday.
Lightweight titleholder Omar Figueroa on his March 8 bout: “If the knockout doesn’t come, and if I happen to hurt my hands again, then I’m mentally strong and I can adjust, and I know that I can go 12 rounds and win this fight.”
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer has announced that the four-bout Showtime Pay Per View card to be headlined by former RING 154-pound champion Canelo Alvarez and junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo will be broadcast live to select theaters nationwide on March 8.
Two weeks after his victory over Saul Alvarez in the highest grossing pay-per-view boxing match ever, Floyd Mayweather Jr. made a triumphant return to New York, where four months ago he kicked off his promotional tour for the record-setting show.
Ex-middleweight champ Kelly Pavlik may have to take smaller purses and compete in undercard fights in order to recapture the luster lost with his recent decision to pull out of a Showtime-televised bout.