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Floyd Mayweather to fight Conor McGregor in boxing match in August

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Former boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather will fight UFC champion Conor McGregor in a light middleweight boxing match in Las Vegas on 26 August. American Mayweather, 40, posted a video on Twitter confirming the details with the message: “It’s official.” Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor, 28, said: “The fight is on.” It is reported that each fighter could earn $100m ...

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Floyd Mayweather visits Ghana in June

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 12:  Floyd Mayweather Jr. walks in to his post-fight news conference at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino after he retained his WBC/WBA welterweight titles in a unanimous-decision victory over Andre Berto on September 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Former welterweight world champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr., has confirmed that he will be in Ghana in June. The boxer had announced earlier in the year that he would be in Africa on a tour without naming his various destinations. However, on Thursday, the boxer put out a video which had since been published by a number of portals. The video ...

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Exclusive – Floyd Mayweather Jr: ‘I make seven figures a month…I won’t come out of retirement for anyone’

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Floyd Mayweather Junior has called time on his illustrious career in the ring indefinitely, telling talkSPORT that after 20 years at the top it is ‘time for the next generation to take over’. The 38-year-old American ensured his unbeaten legacy remains intact by beating compatriot Andre Berto in Las Vegas in his final ever fight in September – in turn equalling former heavyweight great ...

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Floyd Mayweather to face Andre Berto on Sept 12

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Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, four months removed from his historic victory against Manny Pacquiao in the richest fight in boxing history, said Tuesday he will return to defend his welterweight world titles against Andre Berto on Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs), who will be fighting at the MGM Grand for the 12th ...

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Floyd Mayweather is highest-paid man in sport, according to Forbes

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather was the world’s highest-paid sportsman of the past 12 months, according to figures from business magazine Forbes. The annual sporting rich-list showed Mayweather, who also topped last year’s list, earned US$300m (£194m). Most of that came from his ‘super-fight’ with Manny Pacquiao, whose $160m (£103.4m) takings made him the second-highest earner. Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was ...

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Rematch: Mayweather says he will fight Pacquiao again

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So, how many of you after Saturday night’s snoozer are already feeling like you could cough up another hundy to see a Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch? Anyone? Anyone? Well, you may not have to wait too long. Skip Bayless reported on ESPN2’s “First Take” Tuesday morning that Stephen A. Smith received a text from Floyd Mayweather Jr., apparently indicating that he’d go ...

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Floyd Mayweather sued by ex-girlfriend Josie Harris for $20 million

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The mother of three of Floyd Mayweather’s children filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against the boxing great, claiming he lied in a recent interview about her being on drugs the morning of a 2010 domestic violence incident. Josie Harris is asking for $20 million in damages after the fighter told Yahoo’s Katie Couric last month that she was on drugs ...

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Manny Pacquiao accused of dishonesty over shoulder injury

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Manny Pacquiao has been accused of lying over a shoulder injury sustained before his fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. If the Filipino is found guilty, the penalty for perjury could be a jail sentence of between one and four years, and a fine of up to $5,000 (£3,305). The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not ...

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