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  • Inside Mayweather-Pacquiao: Fight reminds Foreman of Rumble

    George Foreman was in a few big fights in his time, including one he'd rather forget against Muhammad Ali. He sees some similarities to the 1974 Rumble in the Jungle when he thinks about Floyd Mayweather Jr. taking an unbeaten mark into the ring...
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao trainers mix it up while fighters go silent

    Mayweather-Pacquiao trainers mix it up while fighters go silent
    The lead-up to Saturday’s mega-bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao has been largely devoid of the vitriol and braggadocio that often surround championship fights, with the two boxers thanking God and exchanging compliments rather...
  • Will fight live up to hype? History provides a clue

    LAS VEGAS — It's the richest fight ever, with staggering paydays and ticket prices to match. For one night, at least, boxing will be back center stage, with the world waiting to see what unfolds. The big question is this: Can Floyd Mayweather Jr....
  • Mayweather to post Suge Knight's $10-million bail if he wins fight, lawyer says

    Mayweather to post Suge Knight's $10-million bail if he wins fight, lawyer says
    Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight could soon be out of custody, but it all depends on if his good friend Floyd Mayweather Jr. is victorious Saturday in his history-making match against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Matthew Fletcher,...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. heads to the ultimate test of his unbeaten record Saturday when he meets Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The hometown fighter has weathered a slew of demanding challenges since turning pro after the 1996 Olympics, from...
  • Will the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout affect future of boxing in the U.S.?

    Will the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout affect future of boxing in the U.S.?
    The attention and big money surrounding Saturday's megabout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao has masked the fact that boxing is struggling to become more than a niche sport in the United States. As a result, many boxing officials are...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. says record payday will provide too much to spend

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. says record payday will provide too much to spend
    Floyd Mayweather says he’ll make at least $200 million for Saturday’s mega-bout with Manny Pacquiao. And if he makes more? Well, you won’t hear it from him. “If I make $300 million,” he said Wednesday “I’m not...
  • Manny Pacquiao says 'Relax. I'll win this fight' with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Manny Pacquiao says 'Relax. I'll win this fight' with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    Before most big fights, the two boxers hold a staged arrival at the site of the bout where each walks a red carpet, poses for a few pictures and takes a couple of final cheap shots at his opponent. Saturday's Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is not...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. revisits Heat game meeting with Manny Pacquiao

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. revisits Heat game meeting with Manny Pacquiao
    Believable or not, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s version of his serendipitous Jan. 27 meeting with Manny Pacquiao is an entertaining yarn. Mayweather (47-0, 26 knockouts) recounted events Tuesday after making a grand arrival at MGM Grand Garden Arena,...
  • Showtime, HBO sue to stop piracy of Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

    Showtime, HBO sue to stop piracy of Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
    Pay-per-view providers Showtime and HBO filed a joint lawsuit against two companies the premium cable networks claim were planning to pirate the signal of Saturday's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight. The welterweight title unification bout at...
  • Promoter Bob Arum lashes out at Floyd Mayweather Jr., manager, MGM

    Promoter Bob Arum lashes out at Floyd Mayweather Jr., manager, MGM
    A few good minutes with boxing promoter Bob Arum – even on deadline – are usually well worth it. Late Tuesday afternoon, after unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. spent time in a session with print reporters criticizing the final cut of pay his...