Mayweather Jr. easily wins by knockout in Japan exhibitionSeptember 25, 2022 GMT
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. easily knocked out his opponent in the second round of an exhibition match in Japan Sunday, said he had fun and promised to be back next year.
“I’d like to thank the whole country of Japan,” the 45-year-old boxing legend, who won all 50 of his professional fights, told a packed crowd at Saitama Super Arena, north of Tokyo.
Mayweather says Japanese fans will ‘see the old pretty boy’September 24, 2022 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — The undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. says Japanese fans will be able to “see a glimpse of the old pretty boy” when he fights the Manny Pacquiao-trained Mikuru Asakura in a three-round exhibition on Sunday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. touched by Hall of Fame inductionJune 13, 2022 GMT
VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Reduced to tears at a banquet on the eve of his big day, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday, just a tinge of emotion in his voice as he accepted the honor.
Crowded dais as boxing hall of fame inducts three classesJune 10, 2022 GMT
The International Boxing Hall of Fame might have to build a new wing to host all the inductees after this weekend’s ceremonies.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. alone makes Sunday’s event one of the most anticipated in years.
Mayweather shifts gears from boxing to NASCAR team ownerFebruary 1, 2022 GMT
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is ready to put The Money into NASCAR.
The long-delayed debut of The Money Team Racing team is set for the Daytona 500 later this month, with Kaz Grala as the driver. The team secured sponsorship from sunglass company Pit Viper and Grala will drive the No.
EXPLAINER: Why is there so much drama in Olympic boxing?August 2, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — When Mourad Aliev sat on the boxing ring apron at the Kokugikan Arena for an hour after his disqualification for head-butting, the French super heavyweight took a metaphorical seat alongside all the boxers who believe they’ve been grievously wronged by Olympic refereeing and judging.
Paul lasts the distance against Mayweather in exhibitionJune 7, 2021 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. outclassed YouTube personality Logan Paul but couldn’t stop him inside the distance.
Mayweather and Paul boxed an eight-round exhibition Sunday night at Hard Rock Stadium.
Circus ring: Mayweather returns to fight YouTube sensationJune 5, 2021 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The rebranding of Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes another unconventional turn Sunday night.
Mayweather is a retired five-division world champion and perhaps the best boxer of the past 30 years.
Alvarez headlines first boxing card at Dolphins home stadiumFebruary 22, 2021 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — With a growing reputation as boxing’s most popular fighter, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is preparing to showcase his skills at the home of the Miami Dolphins...
Davis building on star power in title bout with Santa CruzOctober 29, 2020 GMT
Gervonta Davis wants to become a pay-per-view star, much like his promoter and mentor Floyd Mayweather Jr...
BOXING: Marzan Excited To Headline Pro Card In HometownMay 19, 2019 GMT
Rocky Marzan’s burgeoning boxing career has taken him to some far off places. The former Scranton resident moved to Las Vegas to train at Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s boxing gym and has compiled a 13-0 record with 10 knockouts.
Mayweather dominates McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0August 27, 2017 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. put on a show in the last fight of his spectacular career.
The Latest: Mayweather finishes off McGregor in 10thAugust 27, 2017 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight (all times local):
Mayweather, McGregor ready to rumble in much-hyped fightAugust 25, 2017 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor has been kept pretty much under wraps ever since his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr...
Bookies will lose millions if McGregor knocks out MayweatherAugust 25, 2017 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor is making a lot of wise guys nervous in this gambling city.
Should he somehow manage to knock out Floyd Mayweather Jr...
Mayweather-McGregor bout more farce than fightJune 16, 2017 GMT
The foolish are celebrating and gathering their coins for what could prove to be the greatest sports hoax of all time. On Aug. 26, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to face Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor in a Las Vegas boxing match that will be more like a circus.
Column: Mayweather-McGregor should be fun up to opening bellJune 15, 2017 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The real fun will come before the fight, and what a spectacle it should be. Put Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on a stage together to promote their fight and anything can happen.
Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26June 15, 2017 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to meet UFC star Conor McGregor in an Aug...
Mayweather sings praises of his new Showtime dealFebruary 21, 2013 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — It's Showtime in more ways than one for Floyd Mayweather Jr., who is excited about both a weekend fight he's promoting as well as his lucrative new deal with the CBS-owned network.
Mayweather was in Detroit on Thursday for a news conference ahead of Saturday's junior middleweight bout between Cornelius Bundrage and Ishe (EE'-shay) Smith.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Guerrero on ShowtimeFebruary 20, 2013 GMT
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight Robert Guerrero on May 4, and he's changing television networks to do it.
The biggest star in boxing dropped a surprise Tuesday while announcing his long-rumored next bout: After several years on HBO, Mayweather is moving to Showtime with a lucrative multi-fight deal.
Alvarez defends title with decision over MosleyMay 6, 2012 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rising Mexican star Canelo Alvarez landed the heavier punches and more of them Saturday night, defending his 154-pound title with a lopsided decision win over an aging Shane Mosley.