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Tweet C.J. Ross has been the subject of much scrutiny lately, and for good reason. Ross was the judge behind the 114-114 score of Floyd Mayweather’s majority decision over Canelo Alvarez on September 14th, a fight that Mayweather clearly dominated in every facet (personally, I had the fight 119-109 on my scorecard). Coincidentally, Ross has […]
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(via Getty Image) This morning I wanted to go get breakfast, and I thought to myself, “maybe I shouldn’t. I need to make sure I don’t spend too much until I get paid again.” Then, the first story I get to write about is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s physical 40.8-million dollar check for defeating Canelo Alvarez. Sure, we knew he was getting $40 million for the fight, but there’s...
Apparently, Snoop Dogg made much more than a friendly wager with a pal — more like a “bud” in light of what was on the line — who goes by the name Lui over the outcome of the big fight last weekend when Floyd Mayweather Jr. squared off against Canelo Alvarez. In light of both the […]The post Snoop Dogg shows off the pound of weed he won on Mayweather fight (photo) appeared...
Saturday’s mega bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has became the richest fight in history. The fight between the two grossed in over $150 million in revenue. The mega bout also raked in 2.2 million in pay-per-view buys. The match-up between Mayweather and Canelo broke Mayweather’s previous record from when Mayweather faced […]
Canelo Alvarez’s comments following his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. over the weekend further cement the notion that he was totally outclassed in the fight. Canelo (42-1-1, 30 KOs) recognized that he was unable to catch Mayweather (45-0, 26 KOs), which is what anyone who watched the fight saw. Everyone except boxing judge CJ Ross, […]
Floyd Mayweather Jr. does not think highly of Oscar De La Hoya. That’s nothing new. But it was still a little surprising to see the undefeated boxer take a jab at the Golden Boy by re-posting a boxing meme to his Instagram account on Monday. Mayweather posted a meme that mocked De La Hoya and […]
Shantel Jackson and Floyd Mayweather Jr. may no longer be engaged, but they still are close enough to the point that Miss Jackson attended her (ex?) boo’s big bout with Canelo Alvarez last weekend. Jackson was sitting ringside for Mayweather’s fight at the MGM and noted on her Instagram account that she would “never miss […]
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television.
Showtime said Thursday that at least 2.2 million homes bought the pay-per-view for the bout, second only to the 2.44 million homes in Mayweather's 2007 fight against Oscar De La Hoya.
With the highest pay-per-view boxing price - at an...
Regulators say the weekend fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas drew the biggest gate ever in Nevada.
The Nevada Athletic Commission says 16,146 tickets sold for just over $20 million for the Saturday night bout at the MGM Grand Garden arena. That averages almost $1,240 per ticket.
Commission executive Keith Kizer said Thursday that the total eclipsed...
A veteran Nevada boxing judge who drew widespread criticism for scoring the title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul ''Canelo'' Alvarez a draw says she's stepping away from the ring, at least temporarily.
Cynthia ''C.J.'' Ross told The Associated Press on Wednesday that she'll take time away from judging fights.
The 64-year-old Ross...
Boxing judge CJ Ross has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the sport following her controversial, inexplicable scoring in the Canelo Alvarez-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight last Saturday in Las Vegas. Ross scored the fight a draw even though nearly everyone watching the bout felt Mayweather won easily and put on one of his best […]
Regulators say the weekend fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr.
and Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas drew the biggest gate ever in
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Back in July, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he’d never heard of former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. In August, Silva said that he didn’t respect Mayweather, calling him “Papa Smurf.” So, in a development that totally makes sense and doesn’t seem passive-aggressive at all, MMA expert Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now looking to promote MMA fighters...
Josie Harris is not shy about spilling the beans on every detail she knows about her ex, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s love life. Josie appeared on TMZ this afternoon to discuss Floyd’s ex-fiancé, Shantel Jackson and the beef she has with the boxer’s and mentioned that Floyd is having sex with at least seven other women in addition to Miss Jackson.
Josie also wanted to be clear...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was guaranteed about $40 million as the purse for last weekend’s fight against Canelo Alvarez. Not a bad haul. Alvarez reportedly was expected to receive approximately $10 million, if not more, for losing to Mayweather. Not a bad haul, either. While not as flashy as the bud bounty Snoop Dogg received for […]The post Here’s the $40M check Floyd Mayweather...
Here is what we know.
We know that Mayweather after his fight with Canelo Alvarez was handing a check for $41.5 million. We also know that because the promotion was such a success he will make millions more. How many millions will depend on a lot of factors, but if everything breaks Mayweather’s way, he will be living up to his “Money” Moniker.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Sept...