Floyd Mayweather News

Sep 20, 2017 12:29 pm

Advertisement featuring Floyd Mayweather banned on racial grounds

An advertisement for an Irish betting website has recently been banned by England’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The betting site, Paddy Power featured a controversial ad with Floyd Mayweather in August ahead of his multi-million dollar boxing match against Conor McGregor. Mayweather, who endorsed the company was featured on the ad which a headline said,...

Sep 15, 2017 12:59 pm

Benson Henderson explains why Mayweather vs McGregor was bad for MMA

While the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight lived up to the excitement that many were hoping for, not everyone was thrilled. For example, former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson was not a fan of the matchup or even how things played out in the boxing ring. Henderson spoke with ESPN...

Sep 15, 2017 10:39 am

Total Gross of Mayweather vs McGregor Could Make it the ‘Biggest Event of Its Kind’

Even though the numbers from Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match didn’t reach as high as Dana White predicted, everyone walked away with a ridiculous amount of money. The tattooed Irishman is Vince McMahon-strutting around Ibiza, meanwhile Mayweather is building a strip club empire. The event even broke its first record earlier this month,...

Sep 14, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | 50 Cent reasons why he could beat Conor McGregor in a street fight

The rivalry between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor seems to have come to an end. Mayweather won the fight that had many people excited, beating McGregor by TKO in the 10th round of their multi-million dollar boxing match. However, in the build-up to their fight, a lot of things were said that cannot simply be...

Sep 12, 2017 11:06 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather does first tv interview since Conor McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather added a good chunk of cash to his fortunes with what the now 50-0 boxing great said would be his last fight ever. Mayweather pocketed a guaranteed $100 million purse for his boxing match against Conor McGregor and “Money” has stated he could make over $300 million when everything including pay-per-view is added...

Sep 11, 2017 7:17 am

Floyd Mayweather explains why Conor McGregor landed more than other opponents

Conor McGregor didn’t beat Floyd Mayweather. Instead, he succumbed to a storm of 10th-round punches dealt by the undefeated boxing legend. That said, McGregor did far better than many fans and pundits expected, arguably winning the fist few rounds of the fight, and surprisingly, out-landing many of Mayweather’s previous opponents – stars like Manny Pacquiao, Shane...

Sep 7, 2017 1:50 pm

Conor McGregor continues to party it up after raking in millions fighting Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor is enjoying his time coming off his first professional boxing match and for good reason. The current UFC lightweight champion is expected to make over $100 million for his bout with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather. Immediately after fighting in his biggest prize fight in Las Vegas, “The Notorious” hosted his fight after...

Sep 7, 2017 12:22 pm

Mayweather vs McGregor breaks first official PPV record

While Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor failed to surpass the 2015 Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio record for the highest gate, they are still sitting pretty at the number two spot. Despite not setting the record for the live gate, the Mayweather and McGregor madness has set a new official pay-per-view (PPV) record. Boxing News reported...

Sep 4, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why he thinks Mayweather and McGregor have a rematch

Floyd Mayweather is expected to make over $300 million and Conor McGregor over $100 million for their money fight. If they could repeat the success of their first fight, it’s hard to see how either man could turn down that kind of money for another boxing match scheduled for 36 minutes. Joe Rogan spoke with...

Sep 2, 2017 7:25 pm

Conor McGregor had an equipment emergency minutes prior to the Mayweather fight

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor put on an incredible performance in his boxing debut last weekend in Las Vegas against Floyd Mayweather. The Irish superstar was eventually stopped in the tenth round by the legendary undefeated boxer, but still McGregor’s stock did nothing but rise in defeat. McGregor put together a terrific opening four...

Sep 1, 2017 12:19 pm

Holly Holm on Mayweather vs McGregor: It was definitely an early stoppage

There has been a bit of a debate regarding the 10th round TKO stoppage in the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor money fight. McGregor said after the fight was over that he would have liked it if the ref let the fight go on as he claimed he was more fatigued than hurt. “That’s why...

Sep 1, 2017 12:18 pm

Oscar De La Hoya explains his ‘F**K YOU #MayweatherVsMcGregor’ tweet

While millions around the world were excited to see what would happen when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor stepped into the boxing ring, one boxing legend was very upset that the fight was actually taking place. On Friday, a day before the richest fight in combat sports took place, Oscar De La Hoya tweeted, “F**K...

Sep 1, 2017 8:23 am

Former Ringside Physician Thinks Mayweather Gave McGregor a Concussion

While some fans cheered Floyd Mayweather’s technical knockout victory over Conor McGregor, some people thought it was finished a little too soon. McGregor himself took the mic after the loss, telling everyone he was just tired from the long fight and wished that the referee let him get laid out. One person in particular, praised...

Sep 1, 2017 7:23 am

Floyd Mayweather Compares The McGregor Fight to a World Record ‘Bank Heist’

They don’t call him “Money” Mayweather for nothing. Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor in what turned out to be a very smart business move. Just showing up in the arena on fight night earned Mayweather $100 million. With the endorsements, pay-per-view cut and other unspoken bonuses, Mayweather probably doubled or...

Aug 31, 2017 2:08 pm

Former ringside doctor says Conor McGregor may have been more hurt than many think

The richest fight in combat sports history ended with a 10th round TKO as Floyd Mayweather landed some clean punches that had Conor McGregor wobbling in the ring. Many thought the stoppage was the right call while others claimed it could have gone longer to give McGregor a chance at recovering. Darragh O’Carrol, a former...

Aug 30, 2017 11:32 am

VIDEO | Dana White reveals shattering Mayweather vs McGregor pay-per-view buy numbers

Many believed that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor would be the richest fight in the history of combat sports by breaking the 2015 records that Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio set in 2015. Although not a sellout for the attendance at the event, Floyd Mayweather said during the post-fight press conference that they did break the...

Aug 30, 2017 6:01 am

Jose Aldo’s head coach praises Conor McGregor

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is one of the biggest Conor McGregor critics out there. Given this, his reaction to McGregor’s 10th-round TKO loss to boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn’t particularly surprising: https://twitter.com/josealdojunior/status/901668806455681024 Yet Aldo’s dislike of McGregor, which stems from their 2015 battle, which McGregor won by 13-second knockout, doesn’t seem to...

Aug 29, 2017 2:19 pm

Brendan Schaub points out insane new negotiating power of Conor McGregor to Joe Rogan

Coming off the biggest payday of his career, Conor McGregor is expected to head back to the UFC and likely defend his UFC lightweight title. With his guaranteed $30 million fight purse for the historic boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, “The Notorious” will earn a lot more in his cut of the pay-per-view buys and...