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FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. RUMORS

Oddsmaker sets staggering line on proposed Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight

The prospect of a Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight has created a mega-buzz about mega-bucks.UFC boss Dana White was on The Herd on Friday, countering the boxer's $15 million offer to the UFC superstar with one of $25 million to each combatant in a proposed boxing bout.The superfight lends itself to the perfect storm for Las Vegas linemakers.And it didn't take long for one...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Report: Mayweather-McGregor fight in ‘exploratory phase’

After months of speculation and many jabs thrown by both men, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor might actually get their chance to fight. Seriously. Mayweather-McGregor has gone from pipe dream phase to exploratory phase. MANY, MANY hurdles to overcome, but not just a PR stunt anymore. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) January 13, 2017 If this did ever go down, it would be...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Only fight I’m interested in is McGregor

The unlikely prospect of Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming out of retirement for a cross-sport fight with Conor McGregor is the storyline that won’t seem to die, and Mayweather continues to do his part to breathe life into it. In an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” Wednesday, Mayweather was asked about McGregor saying two months ago that he wants $100 million to fight the undefeated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather trolls McGregor with $10K caption contest

The Internet loves a good caption contest, and Floyd Mayweather is obliging while not only upping the stakes but also using it as his latest opportunity to troll Conor McGregor. The trash has intensified in recent days and weeks between the boxing and UFC stars, with Mayweather really going on the attack earlier this week. “I’ma tell you, he’s blowing smoke up everybody...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 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 FightHype.com. “We wasn’t able to make the fight happen, so...
Via NESN.com
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

Floyd Mayweather: Racism behind Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor’s popularity

Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor are two of the biggest stars in UFC today: Rousey remains wildly popular throughout the world, and featherweight champion McGregor continues his meteoric rise, no matter how much trash talking he does. And, if you ask Floyd Mayweather, that’s all proof that racism still exists in boxing and mixed-martial arts. Mayweather had a revealing interview...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather attempts to end Ronda Rousey feud

By Darryn Albert Just when we thought the camps of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Ronda Rousey were becoming the Hatfields and the McCoys of combat sports, now it looks like Money Mayweather is extending an olive branch to his female MMA counterpart. At a promotional appearance on Friday for his upcoming fight with Andre Berto, the five-division world champion attempted to declare a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex sues Mayweather for $20M for lying in Couric interview

By Larry Brown Josie Harris filed a lawsuit against ex-boyfriend Floyd Mayweather Jr. claiming that he lied in his interview with Katie Couric prior to his fight with Manny Pacquiao. According to TMZ Sports, Harris is asking for over $20 million in damages for Mayweather repeatedly knowingly making false statements. In his interview with Couric, Mayweather was asked about the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2015  |  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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