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  1. 'Mayhem' scores at the box office

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s unanimous-decision victory against Marcos Maidana to retain his welterweight and junior middleweight world titles in their rematch last Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas generated nearly $15 million tick...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Floyd Mayweather Jr. must appear before Nevada State Athletic Com...

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission ordered Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Thursday to appear before the five-person panel at its meeting Tuesday to answer questions about unsafe training conditions at his Las Vegas gym.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  3. Big changes to Team Mayweather?

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. had just beaten Marcos Maidana in their rematch Saturday night and did so in far easier fashion than when they met in May. Yet when Mayweather arrived at the news conference after the fight, he did not seem happy. Instead, May...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  4. Notes: Sturm-Stieglitz, Bradley, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Former four-time middleweight titlist Felix Sturm (39-4-2, 18 KOs) and former two-time super middleweight titleholder Robert Stieglitz (47-4, 27 KOs), two of Germany's most popular fighters, w...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  5. Tarver Jr. to fight on his father's card

    Dan Rafael

    While heavyweights Antonio Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs) and Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs), both in need of an impressive performance to keep their flickering prospects of a major fight alive, square off in a 10-round bout in the main event of a "Golden B...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  6. Tyson Fury-Dereck Chisora fight moves dates again, to Nov. 29

    Dan Rafael

    The all-British heavyweight rematch between contenders Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora has yet another new date: Nov. 29 at the ExCel arena in London, promoter Frank Warren announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  7. Scorecard: Mayweather leaves no doubt in rematch with Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  8. Floyd Mayweather Jr. scores unanimous decision against Marcos Mai...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather put on a boxing master class in his rematch with Marcos Maidana, cruising to a unanimous decision to retain his welterweight and junior middleweight world titles on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  9. Martinez close to decision on future

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is in town and at the MGM Grand to enjoy the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch Saturday night before heading off to take care of serious business. Martinez will fly to New York to...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  10. 'Mayhem' media center fertile for news

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Here are a few pieces of news I picked up this week while roaming the "Mayhem" media center while covering Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana II at the MGM Grand: • I ran into interim welterweight titlist Keith Thurman (23...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  11. Leo Santa Cruz stops Manuel Roman in Round 2 to retain junior fea...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight world titlist Leo Santa Cruz retained his belt with ease as he blasted out Manuel Roman with a single right hand in the second round on Saturday night at the MGM Grand.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  12. Floyd Mayweather Jr. to make at least $32M for rematch with Marco...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., already the highest-paid athlete in the world according to ESPN The Magazine and Forbes, will pocket a guaranteed minimum of $32 million for his rematch against Marcos Maidana.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  13. Floyd Mayweather Jr. blocks out distractions entering Marcos Maid...

    Dan Rafael

    Despite the distractions he faces outside the ring, Floyd Mayweather Jr. believes distractions will not be an issue entering Saturday's rematch against Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  14. Marcos Maidana looks to build on success against Floyd Mayweather...

    Dan Rafael

    Marcos Maidana came closer to defeating Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their May bout than nearly anyone else in Mayweather's long career. And the Argentine slugger believes he can only improve on his performance in Saturday's rematch.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  15. Floyd Mayweather Jr. apologizes for Ray Rice comments

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. apologized Wednesday, a day after he told a small group of reporters at the MGM Grand that he believed the NFL should have followed through on its initial two-game ban of former Ravens running back Ray Rice.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  16. Why Maidana got the rematch

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Only once before has Floyd Mayweather Jr. had a rematch, and that was way back in 2002 in a sequel with Jose Luis Castillo for the lightweight championship eight months after Mayweather won the title by close unanimous decision in a figh...

    Blog | September 10, 2014