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WBO stripping Floyd of title a ‘disgrace,’ says Mayweather camp »

Floyd Mayweather poses for the photographers after winning his fight with Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision. PHOTO BY REM ZAMORA

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s camp was disgruntled crew after the pound-for-pound king was stripped of his WBO welterweight belt Tuesday (Manila time). Mayweather earned the WBO crown after outpointing Manny Pacquiao via unanimous decision last May in a bout that broke boxing's existing financial records. READ: WBO strips Mayweather of title he won vs Pacquiao "It's a complete disgrace," CEO of Mayweather Promotions Leonard Ellerbe told ESPN.com. "Floyd will decide what, or if any,…

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WBO strips Mayweather of title he won vs Pacquiao »

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight night at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather wins by unanimous decision. PHOTO BY REM ZAMORA/INQUIRER/See more at FRAME

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not exempt from following the rules.   The World Boxing Organization (WBO) made this clear when, on Monday (US time), it stripped Mayweather of the welterweight world title he won after beating Manny Pacquiao in May.   The WBO said in a resolution posted on its website on July 6 that it “is allowed no other alternative but to cease to recognize Mr. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. as the WBO Welterweight…

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Juan Manuel Marquez could return in September, says trainer »

Bulked up Juan Manuel Marquez.

Don't be surprised to see Mexican boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez back in the ring in September. Marquez has been dealing with a lingering knee injury for more than a year now but his longtime trainer Nacho Beristain sees the 41-year-old counterpuncher possibly competing for a world title fight a couple months from now. "I could see [him coming back] in September. He looks forward to working in the gym. We have…

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