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Mayweather wins $800,000 in gambling »

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He's not called "Money" for measly reasons. When Floyd Mayweather Jr. spends money, he gets his money back. During the weekend, the boxing welterweight champion earned $827,000 betting on the NBA Playoffs and the fight between middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Willy Monroe. Mayweather posted on Instagram his wages where he bet $350,000 on a four-day period. "The last four days have been great. I'm getting paid while watching others perform and entertain me." Mayweather…

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Roger Mayweather wants nephew Floyd to fight Pacquiao anew »

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) works out with his uncle Roger Mayweather at the Mayweather Boxing Club on April 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather Jr. will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO / JOHN GURZINSKI

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Could a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. happen? Trainer Roger Mayweather certainly hopes so. Talking to, the older Mayweather said both his nephew and Pacquiao should be at a 100 percent for the rematch if ever a sequel to the “Fight of the Century” actually happens. READ: No rematch as Pacquiao won’t ever beat Mayweather anyway, says Floyd Sr. “If you’re going to give the fans a hundred percent of…

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Arum: Pacquiao ‘100 percent’ for Mayweather fight »

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With lawsuits piling up against Manny Pacquiao, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said his top fighter was “100 percent” for the much ballyhooed welterweight fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May 2. Until, as Arum told, Pacquiao re-injured his right shoulder in the fourth round. “The last week, as predicted by the doctor, the shoulder was fine. Manny was sparring the last two weeks, sparring well,” Arum said. “It wasn't until…

2 days ago / Read More » poll: Pacquiao should retire after loss to Mayweather »

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Echoing the sentiment of President Benigno Aquino III, majority of Filipinos believe that boxing icon Manny Pacquiao should retire after his loss to undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their “fight of the century.” An online poll conducted by showed that a commanding 82.34 percent of 10,314 respondents thought that Pacquiao should call it quits after his loss in the megabuck bout. This was significantly higher than the 15.69…

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Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao »


LAS VEGAS — Boxing fans across the country or at least their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud. They want their money back, and then some. Some 32 class action lawsuits had been filed through Monday alleging primarily the same thing: that Pacquiao's pre-existing shoulder injury should have been disclosed to fans ahead of time. The lawsuits from several different states say…

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. sees 5.2M PPV hits, $700M in revenues »

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ASSURED of a record cash windfall from his recent blockbuster bout with Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is looking at even greater figures. With pay-per-view results still coming in and merchandise sales yet to be fully accounted for, Mayweather is looking at final PPV buys of 5.2 million and total fight revenues of $700 million. “All of the stats have not come in yet,” Mayweather told DJ Whoo Kid in a call-in…

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Stallone: Pacquiao won’t be in ‘Expendables 4′ »


    Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao won't be seen in the big screen with Hollywood action icons anytime soon. Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone told TMZ Sports recently that Pacquiao won't be in the fourth movie of Stallone's “Expendables” franchise, adding that he was not really considered for a role in the movie in the first place. READ: Pacquiao to decide on Stallone movie offer after Mayweather bout “No, Pacquiao was never going to…

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