Conor McGregor receives boxing license in California

Conor McGregor may actually be serious about testing his abilities in the boxing ring. The UFC lightweight champion has filed for and received a boxing license in the state of California. McGregor’s management team shared the news, and the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) confirmed the development to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. “He’s qualified [as a boxer]...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas receives motivational messages from Allen Iverson

On Friday of last week, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had some interesting things to say about Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas:"It’s hard to keep up with him ... He’s a tricky little dude. He’s got a lot of ways to score, find the open man if that’s appropriate. He’s just tough to stick with."This sounds awfully familiar to a sort-of-recently retired NBA...
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3 days ago

Mayweather has good reason for not wanting to fight again

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has so many victories and so much money that he’s really not in a position to desire more of either. But that hasn’t prevented speculation of him returning to the ring for a chance to end his career with an unblemished 50-0 record. Fuel was added to that fire when Mayweather was spotted ringside during Manny Pacquiao’s recent bout with Jessie...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather not happy with Conor McGregor comparison

Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants no part of the Conor McGregor hype. Mayweather wasn’t among the millions who watched McGregor defeat Eddie Alvarez on Saturday night at UFC 205 — or so he says — and he definitely isn’t among those who think there’s a comparison to be drawn between what McGregor has accomplished in UFC and what he accomplished in boxing. “I didn’t know Conor...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather sits ringside for Manny Pacquiao fight

There was a special guest in the house for Manny Pacquiao's fight against Jessie Vargas on Saturday, and the guest received more attention than others. Yes, none other than Floyd Mayweather Jr. was sitting ringside for the fight, and he was all smiles: Floyd here to watch Manny — Lance Pugmire (@latimespugmire) November 6, 2016 Floyd happy to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao wants rematch with Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao has a welterweight championship fight upcoming against Jessie Vargas in less than two weeks, but it would seem he has his sights set on a much bigger bout. Pacquiao still wants a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Freddie Roach, who trains Pacquiao, told Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times this week that he recently informed CBS executive chairman Les Moonves that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Mayweather makes it clear McGregor fight isn't happening

Finally, the rumors can be put to rest. Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave perhaps the clearest indication yet that a potential superfight between him and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor won’t be happening anytime soon. “I tried to make the fight happen between me and Conor McGregor,” Mayweather recently told “We wasn’t able to make the fight happen, so...
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mayweather sends strip club $20K tax bill after making it rain

Floyd Mayweather Jr. made it rain so hard at a Las Vegas strip club a couple years back that he thinks he deserves a tax break for it. Tax documents obtained by the Daily Mail show that Mayweather’s company, Mayweather Promotions LLC, has sent Larry Flint’s Hustler Club a 1099 IRS form for more than $20,000 he spent on strippers on May 25, 2014. Apparently The Money Team believes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Laila Ali: Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a 'little boy'

By Jason Rowan Laila Ali spoke candidly about Floyd Mayweather during a recent appearance on CBS Sports’ “We Need to Talk,” and she expressed a tremendous amount of pity for him instead of assumed derision given his troubled past and disturbing history of domestic violence. Ali, who said she supports Mayweather and is friendly with his family, said she believes he needs help...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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