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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Floyd Mayweather Jr. places telephone call to Manny Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., who for the past two weeks has been relentlessly calling for fellow welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao to fight him, raised the chase to a new level on Wednesday -- he called Pacquiao on the telephone.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  15. Floyd Mayweather Jr. aide says Manny Pacquiao camp won't even tal...

    Dan Rafael

    The latest round of negotiations for the potential megafight between welterweight champions Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are over before they have even begun.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  16. Manny Pacquiao promoter -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight is a 'joke'...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s proclamation that he's looking "to make the biggest fight possible" on May 5 at the MGM Grand was a "sick joke," according to Top Rank CEO and Manny Pacquiao representative Bob Arum.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011