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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Red Blitzkrieg at Anfield, Olympics in trouble, Money Show in Las Vegas

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Citi Sports editor, Nathan Quao, puts out his column and this week, he looks at Liverpool’s brilliance and Arsenal’s horror show, how much Great Olympics love drama and Mayweather’s performance in the Money Fight. Boom!!!! Liverpool You always knew Liverpool were this dangerous on the offensive. We were always very certain that when Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane ...

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Chaos at media event in Las Vegas

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The opening event of a week of build-up to potentially the most lucrative fight in boxing history produced chaotic scenes in Las Vegas, with Floyd Mayweather booed by unhappy fans. The undefeated American arrived and was barely visible, entering amid a large entourage before being largely hidden on stage by a media scrum. Conor McGregor, his UFC champion challenger, then ...

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Mayweather v McGregor: Publicity tour to kick off at The Staples Center

The Staples Center, one of the major sporting arenas in Los Angeles, will be hosting a Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor press conference on July 11. The arena, home to the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Sparks, confirmed the event via their Twitter account: “Just Announced. @FloydMayweather vs @TheNotoriousMMA press conference on Tue, ...

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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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