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Weekend Boxing Preview: Floyd Mayweather’s Last Hurrah? And A Big Test For Anthony Joshua

There is action from both sides of the Atlantic this Saturday night, as Floyd Mayweather takes on Andre Berto, in what he claims will be his last fight, and Anthony Joshua continues his heavyweight odyssey against massive Scot, Gary Cornish. Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto Nobody was calling for this fight. Nobody. In fact, when Floyd first suggested Berto as …

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Floyd Mayweather Used Prohibited IV Prior To Pacquiao Fight, Claims New Report

A recent report published by SB Nation, suggests that correct drug testing standards and protocols were not followed in the run up to May’s Fight of the Century between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao. According to the report, written by respected boxing writer, Thomas Hauser, Floyd Mayweather received an intravenous injection containing saline and vitamin C the night before his May …

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WATCH: All Access – Floyd Mayweather Vs Andre Berto – Episode 1

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto may not be a particularly interesting fight, but the circumstances that form the backdrop to it may make for an intriguing series of All Access. Given that Floyd Mayweather has been the topic of countless versions of Showtime’s documentary series, as well as several series of HBO’s similar 24/7, all but the most hardcore of fans have …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr Gives The Media A Rare Treat

Something very rare happened at Floyd Mayweather Jr’s media workout on Wednesday. Media workouts are generally pretty uneventful. They don’t change much from one to the next. Therefore, nobody who went along to Floyd Mayweather’s press junket this week, ahead of his September 12th fight with Andre Berto, would have been expecting anything different or exciting. Floyd, however, had other …

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VIDEO: Conor McGregor Spars With Pro-Boxer

With all the talk lately about how Floyd Mayweather Jr might fare against Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey, we thought it might be a good time to remind our readers of a gem of a video from 2013. In the clip below Conor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, films “The Notorious” as he has a little MMmess about with Irish professional …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr Reveals The Reasons Behind His Retirement

In a recent interview Floyd Mayweather Jr opened up about his uncle Roger’s recent health issues and how they have contributed to his decision to retire. The modern day version of Floyd Mayweather Jr is a little more thoughtful and circumspect than was his predecessor. Sure we still get the occasional glimpse of the “Money” Mayweather persona. There will be …

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“Money Bags” Floyd Mayweather Packs “Light” For A Trip Away

Nobody knows how to flash the cash quite like Floyd Mayweather. Floyd really loves to live up to that self appointed moniker – “Money”. The pound for pound king regularly films himself counting obscene amounts of hundred dollar bills, before uploading the videos to YouTube for all us schmoes to see. It can be sickening yet hypnotic to watch. A …

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“I Would Love To Give Kell Brook A Beating” Says Amir Khan

Amir Khan certainly seems to have warmed to the idea of fighting Kell Brook in recent days. Ever since he discovered that he wasn’t going to get the call to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr, Bolton’s Amir Khan has finally started to talk about some other potential opponents. He mentioned that he has been approached about fighting Manny Pacquiao next year, …

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Floyd Mayweather’s Daddy Wants A Piece Of Amir Khan

Floyd Mayweather Jr has no intention of fighting Amir Khan anytime soon, but Floyd Sr claims he is more than willing to take on the Englishman. Amir’s hopes of facing the pound for pound king were crushed this week when “Money” Mayweather announced that his September 12th opponent would be Andre Berto. The Bolton native has spent the last couple …

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Floyd Mayweather Announces His Opponent For “Farewell” Fight

It’s official – Floyd Mayweather’s opponent for September 12th is Andre Berto. It had been widely reported in recent months that Mayweather was likely to fight the Floridian, in what the pound for pound king claims is his last hurrah. “The Money team”, however, were slow about officially announcing the fight. Last night, less than six weeks from fight night, …

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Is Manny Pacquiao On Performance Enhancing Drugs? Examining The Evidence

Manny Pacquiao is no stranger to suspicion. In recent years, he has had to endure a number of accusatory barrages which have suggested that he was a regular user of performance enhancing drugs. A particularly intense period of slander aimed at the Filipino icon accompanied the opening chapter of the negotiation saga between his team, and that of Floyd Mayweather Jr. …

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Floyd Mayweather Victim And Expendables 3 Star Arrested For Assault

TMZ Sports is today reporting that former Floyd Mayweather opponent Victor Ortiz has been arrested for assault. Ortiz, who was attending a Kenny Chesney concert, reportedly got into a physical altercation with another man. The conflict ended with the boxer kicking the victim whilst he was on the ground. Ortiz was famously knocked out by the pound for pound king, …

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Gennady Golovkin’s Next Opponent Is Set, And It Won’t Disappoint

Gennady Golovkin’s next opponent has been confirmed. The Kazakh killer, Golovkin, has been the subject of much speculation in recent months. His name has been thrown about by a whole host of reputable fighters as a potential opponent. Bernard Hopkins, Carl Froch, Andre Ward and Floyd Mayweather have all mentioned the name of the dangerous middleweight title holder in recent …

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“Tip-A-Fighter” – A Strange But Intriguing Concept Looking To Change MMA For The Better

Many people were probably appalled to hear that Rory MacDonald’s base wage for his UFC 189 battle with Robbie Lawler was only $59,000. When you consider what Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao made for their bloodless dance in May of this year that figure becomes even more jarring. MacDonald endured a career shortening level of punishment and shed crimson on …

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