Apr 17 2015

If you want to see the Mayweather-Pacquiao weigh-in, it’ll cost you $10

Though that seems impossible. It broke the live gate record to tiny little pieces. Tickets at face value would’ve run you thousands of dollars at retail. It’ll cost you $90 just to watch it at home.

Now, for the first time ever, you’ll have to pay to see the weigh-in.

If you want to see the weigh-in for Mayweather-Pacquiao, it’ll cost you $10, according to ESPN.

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Apr 15 2015

Leo Santa Cruz added to Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao undercard

WBC super-bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz has been given a spot on the undercard of the Las Vegas showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao.

Santa Cruz, who has been linked with a unification showdown with either Carl Frampton or Scott Quigg over the past 12 months, will compete in a non-title bout against an opponent yet to be named.

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Apr 13 2015

The Biggest Takeaways from PBC on NBC: Danny Garcia vs. Lamont Peterson

The second go-round with Premier Boxing Champions on NBC came and went Saturday night from Brooklyn, New York, with a pair of compelling 12-round fights, a pair of decisions that became instant fodder for the Twitterverse and another broadcast that had its high and low moments.

The announced paid attendance at the Barclays Center was 12,300.

Andy Lee and Peter Quillin went the distance in what became a non-title bout when Quillin failed to make 160 pounds on Friday, and they were followed by reigning 140-pound champions Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson getting together in an over-the-weight bout that could spawn another.

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Apr 10 2015

Isaiah Thomas-Floyd Mayweather bond packs punch

Isaiah Thomas’ unrequited NBA dream is to reach the playoffs — a goal he may finally realize as a Celtic.

But there’s potential for conflict. There’s another dream — another loyalty — in play. The point guard’s friendship with Floyd Mayweather Jr. has an important upcoming date on May 2 in Las Vegas, when the 38-year-old boxer steps into the ring for perhaps the most important bout of his career against Manny Pacquiao.

Hmmm. The challenge is to make both events work.

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Apr 08 2015

Floyd Mayweather’s $25,000 mouthpiece not a patch on Joe Frazier’s frozen beard

THE Fight of the (21st) Century is less than one month away and the big news this week is the cost of Floyd Mayweather’s mouthpiece.

According to gossip site TMZ, the American superstar – who is set to earn more against Manny Pacquiao than Beyonce will pocket for the entire year – is splashing out $25,000 on a mouthpiece entrusted with protecting his teeth from the Filipino’s punches.

The report claims that the mouthpiece will have diamond dust and flecks of gold on the outside and real $100 bills crammed inside.

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