Found February 19, 2013 on
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By Mick Akers
After months of speculation Floyd Mayweather’s May 4 opponent has been finalized, as Mayweather will take on Robert Guerrero the fighter that had been speculated as Money’s opponent all along.
In what may be bigger news than the fight being finalized is that Mayweather will begin a six-fight deal with Showtime, moving away from HBO where he has fought the majority of the past few years. The Showtime deal will allow Mayweather to fight six times in a 30 month period, which means the pound-for-pound king will at least fight for almost another three years.
Although the Showtime deal’s financial information is confidential, a press release stated that the deal, if all six fights take place, will be the richest individual sports contact in all history.
Guerrero will present Mayweather (43-0. 26 KOs) with as big of a challenge as he has had in recent history, as Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs) battered Andre Berto in Nov. of 2012, he showed that he can pick apart a fundamentally s...
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This article below first ran on our sister boxing site, The Queensberry Rules.
Major boxing news Tuesday: The biggest name in boxing in the United States and the country's highest-paid athlete in any sport, Floyd Mayweather, has signed a long-term deal with Showtime, starting with his next fight against Robert Guerrero in May, in a move away from industry giant HBO that isn...
Floyd Mayweather and Mayweather Promotions today has released news that Mayweather has signed an exclusive pay-per-view deal with Showtime and partner company CBS. This is a huge piece of news, as Mayweather will be leaving HBO for Showtime, and has signed a deal to fight potentially up to six times over the next two and a half years. The first fight as part of this agreement will...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is back in the ring, but at least one thing will be different this time around. In his first fight since a two-month jail term, Mayweather will be fighting on Showtime, not HBO.
Mayweather will be fighting Robert Guerrero on May 4, the boxing star announced Tuesday, and he has signed a new deal with CBS’ Showtime to broadcast that fight and more. The new deal...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KOs) has confirmed what was on the lips of everyone in the boxing world; he’s going to fight Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs) on May 4 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The surprise twist? Showtime, not HBO, is covering the fight. Floyd Mayweather is trying [...]