Floyd Mayweather: This Is My Last One

When Floyd Mayweather walks to the boxing ring in just two weeks’ time (Sat. August 26, 2017) to take on Conor McGregor in the biggest combat sporting event of all time – it will be for the final time. Mayweather is coming out of retirement to welcome the UFC lightweight champion to the boxing realm, […]

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When Floyd Mayweather walks to the boxing ring in just two weeks’ time (Sat. August 26, 2017) to take on Conor McGregor in the biggest combat sporting event of all time – it will be for the final time.

Mayweather is coming out of retirement to welcome the UFC lightweight champion to the boxing realm, as “Money” is undefeated in his 49-0 career inside the squared circle and puts his legacy on the line against a knockout artist from the mixed martial arts (MMA) world who brings the unknown into the ring.

Much has been made of what would be next for both Mayweather and McGregor after the fight, but on Mayweather’s media call earlier today (Thurs. August 17, 2017), “Money” admitted this will be his last time fighting inside the ring (quotes via MMA Mania):

“Actually I thought that the Andre Berto, I thought that was going to be the last weigh in,” Floyd said. “I thought that was going to be the last training camp. I mean, just honestly speaking, I thought that was going to be my last everything. But you just never know what can happen. We’re here with this big event. It’s just, this is my last one, ladies and gentlemen. I gave my word to Al Haymon. I gave my word to my children. And one thing I don’t want to do is break that.”

“I gave Haymon my word. I gave my children my word. I’m going to stick to my word. This will be my last fight.”

After his fighting career is wrapped up, Mayweather wants to focus on his real estate career as well as helping his children in their educational career so that they can carry on his business legacy when they come of age:

“My real estate portfolio is truly amazing,” he said. “I’ve got real estate that’s very very huge, that’s a huge part of my life. My children are going to college so that’s going to take up a lot of my time because education is extremely important in my home. I want my kids to do something that I wasn’t able to do.”

“I want them to be able to go to college, and the businesses that I leave for them I want them to take those and take them to the next level. If I took a business and made a hundred million, I want them to take it to the next level to make four or five hundred million. So it’s all about giving back. And I built different businesses and got businesses started so my children’s children can take over some day.”

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Floyd Mayweather Lands Massive Sponsorship Payday For Conor McGregor Fight

There will certainly be serious money to be made between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor as they approach their superfight in just two weeks’ time – but you can rest assure “Money” will be taking home the bulk of the green. Per a report from Yahoo Sports, the undisputed pound-for-pound pay-per-view (PPV) king is set […]

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There will certainly be serious money to be made between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor as they approach their superfight in just two weeks’ time – but you can rest assure “Money” will be taking home the bulk of the green.

Per a report from Yahoo Sports, the undisputed pound-for-pound pay-per-view (PPV) king is set to make an insane $25 million off sponsorship deals which he will wear on his fight shorts, rope, and hats. Mayweather’s sponsorship partners, One Entertainment, have requested up to $15.5 million for six sections of “Money’s” shorts. A $3.5 million request has been made for his waistband, a $1.5 million bid for a 4 x 2 inch patch on the front thigh section of his shorts, and $1 million for his robe and ‘victor’s cap’ (each).

A ringpost in Mayweather’s corner has also been bought out for $3.1 million, and Mayweather Promotions is also asking for additional compensation for any mass production of any caps or boots.

As for McGregor, not much has been revealed as to how much the Irishman will be making off sponsors, however, he has already announced sponsorships with Monster Energy as well as a top betting site. He is expected to make sponsorship announcements within the week prior to the bout.

Mayweather and McGregor will throw down live on Showtime pay-per-view (PPV) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada next Saturday (Sat. August 26, 2017). The fight will be contested over 12 rounds at 154 pounds with both men wearing eight ounce gloves. The PPV event is believed to be set to do astronomical numbers when it’s all said and done.

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Boxing Trainer Urges McGregor To Fess Up On Malignaggi’s ‘Concussion’

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor claims that ex-boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi was concussed following their sparring sessions earlier this month – but that may not be the case. Striking coach Angelo Reyes recently did an interview on MMA Junkie Radio to discuss the upcoming superfight between McGregor and undefeated 49-0 legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. that is […]

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UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor claims that ex-boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi was concussed following their sparring sessions earlier this month – but that may not be the case.

Striking coach Angelo Reyes recently did an interview on MMA Junkie Radio to discuss the upcoming superfight between McGregor and undefeated 49-0 legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. that is set to go down in two weeks’ time (Sat. August 26, 2017), and claimed that he saw Malignaggi following his sparring sessions with the Irishman – and he seemed just fine (quotes via MMA Junkie):

“When I saw Paulie, there was no indication it was a hard sparring session,” Reyes said. “In fact, it was the complete opposite.

“Everything was happy,” Reyes said. “So in my head, when Conor was saying, ‘He’s concussed,’ I would know if a fighter is concussed the next day depending on how he looked.”

Malignaggi then chimed in on the call and stated that he had fallen down more form exhaustion and clinching up with “The Notorious One” rather than suffering the affects of his striking:

“Right now, they’ve managed to cover up everything with this video,” Malignaggi said. “I think that was the point of releasing it, so nobody would talk about (McGregor’s) realistic chances.”

Reyes then went on to deliver a message to the UFC 155-pound champ, urging him not to lie about the events that transpired between he and Malignaggi inside the squared circle, noting that the boxing world isn’t too fond of liars:

“Just don’t lie about it, Conor,” Reyes said. “Either say nothing, or say the truth. But don’t lie. You don’t have to go, ‘He was concussed.’ Dude, I was hanging out with him. If that’s what a fighter looks like (concussed). … In the boxing world, we don’t like liars.”

Photo Credit: Joe Camporeale for USA TODAY Sports

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Conor McGregor Fires Shots At ‘Flat’ Canelo & ‘Out Of Shape’ GGG

Conor McGregor could be setting up his next boxing match after his program with Floyd Mayweather is concluded. The UFC lightweight champion is set to make his professional boxing debut against, arguably, the greatest of all time in undefeated 49-0 Floyd Mayweather in just two weeks (Sat. August 26, 2017). While Mayweather vs. McGregor has […]

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Conor McGregor could be setting up his next boxing match after his program with Floyd Mayweather is concluded.

The UFC lightweight champion is set to make his professional boxing debut against, arguably, the greatest of all time in undefeated 49-0 Floyd Mayweather in just two weeks (Sat. August 26, 2017). While Mayweather vs. McGregor has been getting most of the love as it pertains to promotion, another massive boxing contest is just over the horizon as well.

WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is set to defend his titles against boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez in a boxing purist’s dream fight from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 16, 2017. If McGregor is able to shock the world and pull off a victory against Mayweather, many have begun to ponder the possibility of the Irishman continuing his boxing career against the winner of Golovkin and Alvarez.

McGregor recently spoke to media ahead of his open workout last week and commented on the Canelo vs. GGG bout, taking a few shots at the pair of middleweights (quotes via MMA Mania):

“I’m not really too much of a fan of either of those,” McGregor said. “I think Canelo’s a little but stuck, a little bit flat on his feet. When I watch footage of him I just see him getting peppered — he has no feet under him.”

“Golovkin I think came into camp, for this preparation, badly out of shape. I’m looking at him badly out of shape up in Big Bear and I just see a drained individual,” he said. “So, although they’re supposedly up there as well, I don’t really think they are.”

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Heather Hardy: Mayweather vs. McGregor Like Yankees vs. Mets

WBC champion and Bellator fighter Hardy gave an educated assessment of Conor McGregor’s boxing crossover Hardy, who was successful in her Bellator MMA debut in June, is also the (undefeated) WBC super featherweight and bantamweight champion. The 35-year-old spoke to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour, giving a frank assessment of the […]

WBC champion and Bellator fighter Hardy gave an educated assessment of Conor McGregor’s boxing crossover Hardy, who was successful in her Bellator MMA debut in June, is also the (undefeated) WBC super featherweight and bantamweight champion. The 35-year-old spoke to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour, giving a frank assessment of the […]

Randy Couture Claims McGregor & White Are Manipulating Malignaggi Footage

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture believes that Conor McGregor and Dana White have been less than honest with the ‘Malignaggi situation’ Former two-time world champion boxer Paulie Malignaggi sensationally quit his role as a sparring partner in McGregor’s camp following leaked photos which were pushed with a narrative favoring “The Notorious”. Malignaggi had argued that […]

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture believes that Conor McGregor and Dana White have been less than honest with the ‘Malignaggi situation’ Former two-time world champion boxer Paulie Malignaggi sensationally quit his role as a sparring partner in McGregor’s camp following leaked photos which were pushed with a narrative favoring “The Notorious”. Malignaggi had argued that […]