Floyd Mayweather says a rematch of his much-hyped 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao is in the works for this year, posting a video of him jawing with Pacquiao and saying he is eyeing a December fight.
The sports world turned its collective eye to the Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight on Saturday night, and NASCAR Nation was no different.
The huge fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was much better than expected, and we have a full round-by-round recap.
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Here we are on the eve of a fight that, when you really think about it, has no business happening. A 49-0 boxer vs. an 0-0 boxer in a boxing match. How could the Nevada State Athletic Commission have possibly sanctioned this? And yet, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC) and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather (49-0 boxing) will face off Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in a pay-per-view event expected to be the most lucrative prize fight of all time.
After the wild, crazy, profane and totally over-the-top four-city media tour that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor embarked on last month to promote their megafight -- in which they berated, insulted and cursed at each other stop after stop, whipping huge crowds into a frenzy -- the final prefight news conference at the MGM Grand was for media only and as low-key as it gets.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has returned to the boxing gym after nearly two years away and says his preparation for an Aug. 26 fight against Conor McGregor is going smoothly even four months after his 40th birthday. “You can’t touch me,” Mayweather said late Wednesday night following a training session in front of a large crowd at Ten Goose Boxing Gym in Van Nuys, where he had encouraged followers of his social media accounts to come watch him. “I haven’t been off two years, really. I’ve been running, working. I’m not rusty; I’m ready.”
Big3 officials say they received “a generous offer” as part of an agreement to move the 3-on-3 pro basketball league’s inaugural title game across the Strip to make way for the mega fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Aug. 26. Big3 had a contract to hold its championship at 1:30 p.m. local time at T-Mobile Arena. Instead, the game will held at the nearby MGM Grand Garden Arena, Big3 officials announced in a news release on Tuesday.
When UFC superstar Conor McGregor secured a boxing license in California in February as part of his efforts to land a mega boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, former two-division world titleholder Paulie Malignaggi was one of his biggest critics. Malignaggi ridiculed McGregor on social media, at one point telling him he was "going to knock the beard off you homie. You are going to be apologizing for everything you have been trying to do to get into boxing."
Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather both shared training videos for their upcoming August boxing match.
Lennox Lewis has branded Floyd Mayweather's comeback against MMA fighter Conor McGregor "ridiculous". McGregor will make his professional boxing debut against Mayweather at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Aug. 26 in a fight predicted to make millions. But some boxing fans -- including former undisputed world heavyweight champion Lewis -- will not be buying the fight on pay-per-view. "I can't take it serious," Lewis told ESPN. "Mayweather is the best in his weight class, no one can touch him in boxing. He's a pugilist of the highest order so for another man from a different sport to fight him?
Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn't about to change what he does best in his last fight. Both dominant and defensive, Mayweather used all the tricks learned in a 19-year pro career Saturday night to take a lopsided 12-round decision over Andre Berto and retain his welterweight titles in what he insists was his final fight.
This evening (Sat., Sept. 12, 2015), Floyd Mayweather had the perfect opportunity to actually entertain. His opponent, Andre Berto, was a terrifically flawed fighter without the one-punch power to make an aggressive fight a risky proposition. He could have made a good fight. But, predictably, he didn't.
In what could be the last fight of his career, Floyd Mayweather Jr. scored a unanimous decision victory (117-111, 118-110, 120-108) over Andre Berto Saturday night from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. See how the pros reacted to Mayweweather's performance.
Floyd Mayweather takes on Andre Berto tonight in what he promises is his 49th and final fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The undisputed pound-for-pound No 1 will hang up his gloves after what most expect to be a routine victory. The fight comes four months after Mayweather comprehensively outpointed his long-time rival Manny Pacquiao at the same Sin City arena.
Floyd Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will put his WBA and WBC welterweight titles on the line against Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather is defending his WBC title for the fifth time and his WBA title for the third time.
The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Andre Berto is finally here. Mayweather, the pound-for-pound king of boxing, takes on former Olympian Berto on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., and is available on Showtime PPV. Mayweather enter's the fight with a perfect 48-0 record and with a victory would tie Rocky Marciano's historic record of 49 consecutive wins. Berto (30-3) enters the fight having lost three of his past six bouts, and was not thought to be a real contender at the time of the fight's announcement.
The tickets sales tell their own story. If this is to be Floyd Mayweather’s final engagement, and few believe it is, who cares? That is the resounding message at the turnstile in Las Vegas. Only Mayweather thinks Andre Berto is a fitting opponent. He is, if the point is to sign off with a knockout. Berto has been chosen to embellish a card that stands at 48 and 0. Chosen is the key word here.
On Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather takes on Andre Berto in what he says will be his final fight. Follow the latest from weigh-in with our video in below.