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Mayweather breaks from training to spend time with US Troops in Afghanistan

by on Sep.06, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists, Juan Ayllon, Reviews, Uncategorized

U.S. Army soldiers and boxing enthusiasts from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, talk with five-time World Boxing Council champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. via Skype at Forward Operating Base Salerno Sept. 2 (Photo by Maj. Travis Dettmer).

U.S. Army soldiers and boxing enthusiasts from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, talk with five-time World Boxing Council champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. via Skype at Forward Operating Base Salerno Sept. 2 (Photo by Maj. Travis Dettmer).

by John Martinez

Boxscore

September 4, 2011

While in the midst of busily training for his upcoming bout with Mexican powerhouse and WBC Welterweight title-holder Victor Ortiz (29-2-22KO), the undefeated six-time world champion of five weight classes, Floyd Mayweather Jr (41-0, 25KO), temporarily set aside his preparations holding a candid, yet lighthearted, Skype session on Friday with United States Soldiers serving in Afghanistan.

Despite his training schedule, Mayweather Jr. found the time to hold nearly two-hour discussion in which he appeared relaxed, confident, and in good humor prior to his September 17 HBO PPV fight.

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Mayweather-Marquez Officials Named

by on Aug.20, 2009, under Boxing News

Superfight televised on HBO Pay-Per-View from MGM Grand in Las Vegas

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LOS ANGELES, August 19 – The Nevada State Athletic Commission announced today the names of the referee and judges who will officiate the Floyd “Money” Mayweather vs. Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez super fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, Sept. 19.

The referee assigned to the 12-round bout is Tony Weeks from Nevada and judging the bout will be Burt Clements from Nevada, Dave Moretti from Nevada and William Lerch from Illinois. (continue reading…)

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Mayweather-Marquez Now on September 19th

by on Jun.26, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Showdown reset for Mexican Independence Day

LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2009 — Sports fans around the world can breathe again as it was announced today that the highly anticipated 12-round welterweight showdown between

Floyd Mayweather and Juan Manuel Marquez has been officially rescheduled for September 19, after Mayweather, who suffered a rib injury while training for the originally scheduled July 18 date, received clearance from his doctor to participate on the new date.  (continue reading…)

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Floyd Mayweather Celebrates America’s Holidays with Gym Flag Wrapping

by on Jun.12, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Also hosts July 4th picnic for Las Vegas youth during open media day on July 1st, invites political dignitaries President Obama  and Senator Harry Reid to his fight

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LAS VEGAS (June 12, 2009) – Floyd Mayweather, a six-time world champion and a proud member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team,  is back, and hopes to breathe new life into the long-standing tradition of American dominance in the sport of boxing. In recognition of his heritage and in celebration of two of America’s upcoming holidays-the nation’s Flag Day, June 14, and Independence Day, July 4-Mayweather has wrapped his Las Vegas-based boxing gym (see photos below) with an American flag and will host an early July 4 barbecue for Las Vegas youth on Wednesday, July 1 when he opens training camp to the media covering his upcoming bout with Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday, July 18, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas live on HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

 ”I embrace my patriotism and feel boxing has lost a bit of its ‘American’ luster, which I intend to change immediately,” said Mayweather. “We have dominated the sport which, like the United States, has always stood for hard work and dedication, and I intend to use my comeback as a way to bring it back around and remind everyone that the best fighters are American and it will always stay that way.”   (continue reading…)

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Floyd Sr. Claims He’ll Train Son for a Mosley Megafight

by on Jun.09, 2009, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

By John Martinez

Ironboxing.com. The return of Floyd “Money” Mayweather means an influx of revenue and action fights for boxing right?

Surely the once number one fighter on the planet with the undefeated record parlays into a buzz that boxing fans want and need to see. (continue reading…)

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