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  1. 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
  2. What's up with the gloves for rematch?

    Dan Rafael

    The glove situation for the rematch between welterweight champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. and former titlist Marcos Maidana is all squared away for their rematch on Saturday night (Showtime PPV, 8 ET), isn't it? Yes? When asked on a recent media tele...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  3. Mayweather Promotions signs pair

    Dan Rafael

    Mayweather Promotions announced Friday that it has signed a pair of fighters -- Junior Benjamin and Kevin Newman II -- both of whom will make their professional debuts on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s rematch with Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  4. Floyd Mayweather sets Sept. 13 date for next fight; opponent to b...

    Dan Rafael

    Barely two weeks since Floyd Mayweather Jr. outpointed Marcos Maidana to unify welterweight world titles, the pound-for-pound king has set his next fight date.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  5. Interim bout for James DeGale

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contenders James DeGale and Badou Jack are supposed to meet in a title elimination bout for the right to become the mandatory challenger to world titleholder Sakio Bika. However, since the deal between the camps has not been mad...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  6. Floyd-Khan reports premature

    Dan Rafael

    For the past few weeks, British media members have been writing breathlessly in their so-called "world exclusives" that Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s next fight in May will be against England's Amir Khan. In recent days, one publication again declared th...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  7. Catchweight: What's the truth?

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- So which side was it that suggested that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez, both holders of 154-pound world titles, have their super fight on Saturday (Showtime PPV, 9 p.m. ET) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena at a catch weight of 152...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  8. Big opportunity for Theophane

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. liked what he saw in British welterweight Ashley Theophane, and that meant a lot -- enough to land him a coveted slot on the undercard of the year's biggest fight, Mayweather's junior middleweight unification match with Canelo Al...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  9. Floyd Mayweather Jr. guaranteed $41.5M purse for Saul Alvarez bou...

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. will earn a guaranteed purse of $41.5 million for his Sept. 14 junior middleweight unification fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  10. Mayweather opens camp to media

    Dan Rafael

    With training camp winding down ahead of his Sept. 14 megafight against fellow junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. opened his gym for media day this week. Mayweather hit the mitts, hea...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  11. Mayweather eyes U.K. fight

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. has never boxed outside of the United States as a professional and has not fought outside of Las Vegas since a 2005 fight against Sharmba Mitchell, which took place in Portland, Ore. That's eight consecutive ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  12. Floyd tweets, but still no answers

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been silent about his boxing future since he got out of jail after serving a two-month sentence last summer. He has left the talk of his next fight up to adviser Leonard Ellerbe, who announced on Mayweath...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  13. Mayweather deal drags on

    Dan Rafael

    I can't look at my Twitter or Facebook pages without seeing a variation of one single question being asked dozens of times per day -- every day -- for about the last two months, back to when pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., through adviser ...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  14. Floyd Mayweather Jr. eyes two fights in 2013, says adviser Leonar...

    Dan Rafael

    Leonard Ellerbe, one of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s close advisers, told ESPN.com on Wednesday that Mayweather plans to fight twice in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  15. Rapper 50 Cent poised to be Floyd Mayweather's promoter

    Dan Rafael

    Rapper 50 Cent is poised to become Floyd Mayweather's promoter when Mayweather is released from jail following a domestic abuse conviction.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  16. Hand issues, cold don't stop Floyd

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- In the week leading up to Saturday's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto junior middleweight title bout, I had heard rumors that Mayweather had suffered some sort of hand or wrist injury. Last Tuesday, I spoke to Leonard Ellerbe, Maywea...

    Blog | May 07, 2012