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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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Floyd “Money” Mayweather Is “The One” After Dazzling Performance Against Canelo Alvarez Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV®

by on Sep.15, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Danny “Swift” Garcia Outblasts Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse In Co-Main Event In Front Of Nearly 17,000 Fans At The MGM Grand Garden Arena In Las Vegas

Delayed Broadcast To Air Saturday, Sept. 21 At 9 p.m. ET / PT (Delayed on the West Coast)

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 14, 2013 — Floyd Mayweather truly is “THE ONE.”

The undisputed, pound-for-pound champion put on a clinic against Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez, handing the 23-year-old superstar his first loss in the toughest test of his career Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Canelo (42-1-1, 30 KO’s) fought with everything he had, but couldn’t solve the puzzle of Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather showcased his signature speed and elusiveness in front of a largely pro-Canelo crowd of 16,746 fans en route to a majority decision (114-114, 116-112, 117-111). (continue reading…)

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Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez Final Press Conference Quotes Three Days Before “The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo”

by on Sep.13, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“He’s 42-0, but he hasn’t faced 42 Floyd Mayweathers” – Floyd Mayweather

“I don’t care about his record….I’m coming to win” – Canelo Alvarez

Saturday, Sept. 14, LIVE on SHOWTIME PPV® From the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 11, 2013 — Eight-time, five-division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion and Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez were all business during Wednesday’s final press conference at KA Theatre at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, just three days before Saturday’s historic “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER vs. CANELO.”

Canelo’s WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Championships and Mayweather’s WBA Super Welterweight Super World Championship will be at stake on SHOWTIME PPV in the most significant boxing showdown in recent memory.

Here’s what the fighters, promoters and trainers had to say during the event: (continue reading…)

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