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Showtime Sports Presents ‘All Access’ in Advance of ‘Mayhem: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2′

by on Aug.13, 2014, under Boxing News

Episode 1 Premieres Saturday, Aug. 30 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®

 

 

NEW YORK  – SHOWTIME Sports will offer the latest edition of the award-winning original documentary series ALL ACCESS in advance of the SHOWTME PPV event “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2,” the welterweight world championship rematch on Saturday, Sept. 13 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 premieresSaturday, Aug. 30, on SHOWTIME at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT and will be immediately followed by a special Saturday installment of ShoBox: The New Generation. (continue reading…)

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation and Mayweather Promotions Present the ‘Back to School Giveaway 2014′ Charity Event at Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas

by on Aug.13, 2014, under Boxing News

Floyd Mayweather, seen here talking with press in his recent trip to Chicago (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Floyd Mayweather, seen here talking with press in his recent trip to Chicago (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 AT 5 P.M. PT

 

PRIZES, GIVEAWAYS, LIVE DJ, FREE HAIRCUTS AND MORE!

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Open to the Public Tuesday, July 15: Floyd Mayweather, Marcos Maidana to Host Chicago Press Conference to Announce Their September 13th Rematch!

by on Jul.12, 2014, under Boxing News

TUESDAY, JULY 15 AT 12 P.M. 

AUDITORIUM THEATRE – CHICAGO, IL

 CHICAGO NATIVES “THE MONSTER KIDS” TO BE A PART OF THE MAYHEM IN CHICAGO WITH SPECIAL HOMETOWN PERFORMANCE

 OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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WHO: FLOYD MAYWEATHER, Eleven-Time, Five-Division World Champion

MARCOS MAIDANA, Former WBA Welterweight World Champion

LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions

 

WHAT: Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana to host Chicago press conference to announce their September 13th championship rematch at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV ®. (continue reading…)

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Mayweather Promotions Gives Some Love & More on Dec. 6th ‘Little Creek Brawl’

by on Nov.14, 2013, under Boxing News

Stacked Fight Card at Little Casino in Shelton, Washington in final Installment of ‘Shobox:  The New Generation’ on Showtime

 

J'Leon Love, at left, in action (photo courtesy of http://sports.sho.com/boxing)

J’Leon Love, at left, in action (photo courtesy of http://sports.sho.com/boxing)

LAS VEGAS — Mayweather Promotions will end 2013 with a bang when they host, “The Little Creek Brawl,” a full card of rising stars headlined by middleweight contender J’Leon Love on Friday, Dec. 6 from Little River Casino in Shelton, Wash., live on ShoBox: The New Generation. The night will also feature Mayweather Promotions mainstays lightweight prospect Mickey Bey, super middleweight prospect Badou Jack and middleweight prospect Chris Pearson; all in bouts against opponents to be announced.

The “Little Creek Brawl” telecast on SHOWTIME will begin at 11:50 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) following the SHOWTIME theatrical premiere of Sinister. (continue reading…)

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Floyd Mayweather: The Aesthetics of African-American Boxing Style

by on Oct.28, 2013, under Boxing News

By Adeyinka Makinde

 

Photo courtesy of Adeyinka Makinde

Photo courtesy of Adeyinka Makinde

A common enough description of Floyd Mayweather by some followers of the sport of boxing is of being an extremely capable but ultimately ‘boring’ fighter.

Mayweather, by implication, does not provide such persons with a style which is pleasing to certain sensibilities.

The presumed characteristics of a ‘boring’ fighter may perhaps be summarised as one who is not predisposed to initiate attacks; does not take risks, and, rather, is concerned and preoccupied only with his survival.

The ‘boring’ fighter sets traps, he holds, he runs; he frustrates and ultimately stifles the opposition. As a loser, he is a ‘spoiler’ and as a winner, little more than a ‘thief in the night.’ (continue reading…)

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