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Ex-champ Mayweather to pay for George Floyd funeral

Jun 02, 2020 - 1:11 PM

American boxing great Mayweather is paying for the funeral of George Floyd, whose death ignited violent reactions across the country

GENEROUS SUPPORT. Floyd Mayweather refuses to comment the generous gesture he's doing for George Floyd's family. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather frowns on top fighters chasing Pacquiao

May 21, 2020 - 8:23 PM

‘Stop chasing this old man,’ says Floyd Mayweather

NO REMATCH. Floyd Mayweather (left) has said he has 'zero interest' in coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao after their money-spinning 2015 superfight. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Mayweather vows to follow uncle as great fight trainer

Apr 11, 2020 - 10:53 AM

Retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather promises to be 'one of the best trainers in the world'

NEW PATH. Floyd Mayweather says he's inspired by his late uncle and trainer Roger. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-champion and trainer Roger Mayweather dies

Mar 18, 2020 - 8:35 AM

Floyd Mayweather says his uncle Roger, the former world champion who trained him for much of his illustrious career, 'meant the world' to him

MENTOR. Roger Mayweather (left) helped build his nephew Floyd's stellar boxing career. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-girlfriend of Floyd Mayweather found dead

Mar 12, 2020 - 8:51 AM

Josie Harris, the mother of 3 of Floyd Mayweather's children, has been found dead in a vehicle in California

PROBE. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office investigates the death of Josie Harris. Photo from Josie Harris’ Facebook account (@josielharris)

Mayweather teases 2020 comeback

Nov 23, 2019 - 10:24 AM

Floyd Mayweather posts a photo of him wearing boxing trunks and hand wraps on Instagram

FOR REAL? Floyd Mayweather is cooking something up for 2020. Photo from Floyd Mayweather's Instagram

WATCH: Pacquiao challenges Mayweather with help of friend Jack Ma

Oct 28, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Manny Pacquiao says Floyd Mayweather should come see him for a 'real fight' as they have yet to square off in a rematch 4 years since their first clash

TEAM PACQUIAO. Add business magnate Jack Ma to the team of Manny Pacquiao. Photo from Instagram/@mannypacquiao

Fight Mayweather or retire, Arum tells Pacquiao

Sep 19, 2019 - 8:52 AM

Veteran promoter Bob Arum says it's 'not worth it' for Manny Pacquiao to continue boxing unless he gets Floyd Mayweather next

ALL TALK. There may been rematch teasers for years, but there’s still no Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight plans on the table. Photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

No rematch as Pacquiao's legacy drives Mayweather 'bonkers'

Aug 13, 2019 - 2:26 PM

Manny Pacquiao's recent victories are becoming a threat to Floyd Mayweather, according to MP Promotions president Sean Gibbons

NO REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) continues to shine in his boxing career as Floyd Mayweather looks to stay retired. File photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Pacquiao, Mayweather trade barbs, fuel rematch talks

Jul 24, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Manny Pacquiao says that if Floyd Mayweather wants be relevant again, then they should fight in a rematch

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather could end up facing again. Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Mayweather made 'special advisor' to China boxing team

Jul 24, 2019 - 11:12 AM

China hopes to boost its boxing medal count at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with retired superstar Floyd Mayweather

NEW CHALLENGE. Floyd Mayweather, whose perfect 50-0 record includes a conquest of Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao, reportedly plans to 'go all-out' with the Chinese team. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Mayweather 'zero interest' in Pacquiao rematch

Jul 18, 2019 - 9:06 AM

Trainer Freddie Roach hopes Manny Pacquiao gets another crack at Floyd Mayweather, but apparently, there's no luring the American legend out of retirement

BLOCKBUSTER. Even another hefty payday isn’t tempting Floyd Mayweather to go for a rematch against Manny Pacquiao. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Roach eager for Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch

Jul 11, 2019 - 10:25 AM

Four years on, Freddie Roach says he's still bothered by Manny Pacquiao's defeat to Floyd Mayweather

Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

WATCH: Floyd Mayweather gets his ankles broken in a charity basketball game

Jul 09, 2019 - 6:18 PM

Floyd Mayweather makes the mistake of guarding streetball player Larry 'Bone Collector' Williams

DROPPED. Floyd Mayweather becomes a victim to streetball basketball player Larry 'Bone Collector' Williams' classic ankle breaker. Screenshot from video

TIMELINE: From Boracay to Belo, Floyd Mayweather gets hooked

Apr 04, 2019 - 9:17 AM

The retired billionaire boxer indulges himself with world-class experiences in the Philippines even at the expense of many

INDULGENCES. Floyd Mayweather shows that he's boss in his latest visit to the Philippines. Photo from Floyd Mayweather's Instagram

Floyd Mayweather no show in Manila press conference

Apr 02, 2019 - 11:42 PM

Floyd Mayweather makes Philippine media wait for 8 hours and decides not to show up for a press conference

SWEET TIME. Floyd Mayweather decides to go malling and eating dinner by the Bay instead of honoring his commitment to the press conference. Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

LOOK: Floyd Mayweather shops til he drops in Makati

Apr 02, 2019 - 9:50 PM

After splurging on a Belo treatment, Floyd Mayweather goes on a shopping spree in Greenbelt and Glorietta

SHOPPING SPREE. Floyd Mayweather goes malling in Makati. Screenshot from Instagram (@geleriemae)

Pretty Boy Floyd: Mayweather gets 'Belofied'

Apr 02, 2019 - 7:41 PM

Mayweather's Filipina assistant recommends the retired American boxer receive treatment from Vicki Belo

'BELOFIED'. Only Belo touches Floyd Mayweather's skin. Rappler Screenshot

Mayweather, Pacquiao to face off in a basketball game

Apr 02, 2019 - 6:37 PM

The basketball-loving boxing icons will meet on the court instead of the ring... for now

SPORTY. Floyd Mayweather is set to flash his basketball skills over Manny Pacquiao. Rappler Screenshot

LOOK: Floyd Mayweather jets off to Boracay

Mar 31, 2019 - 8:47 PM

Floyd Mayweather returns to the country to visit Boracay right at the peak of Philippine summer heat

SUMMER VACATION. Retired American boxer Floyd Mayweather pays the reopened Boracay a visit. Photo from Instagram (@wendellvans)

Pacquiao polls Twitter on who to fight next

Mar 23, 2019 - 5:16 PM

In an ongoing online poll, many fans want Manny Pacquiao to slug it out again with Floyd Mayweather

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao looks at 4 potential opponents after a decisive win over American Adrien Broner. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao to watch Spence-Garcia as Mayweather fight still in the works

Mar 01, 2019 - 12:44 PM

Manny Pacquiao says negotiations with Floyd Mayweather continue as he plans to check out potential opponent Errol Spence

SCOUTING. Manny Pacquiao is traveling to Texas for the Errol Spence-Mikey Garcia bout. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

3 fights possible for Pacquiao in 2019

Jan 31, 2019 - 6:22 PM

Manny Pacquiao tries to further embellish his boxing legacy as a 40-year-old fighting thrice at the highest level

READY FOR MORE. Manny Pacquiao says he’s ready to fight again by May. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

LOOK: Pacquiao, Mayweather meet in Warriors-Lakers game

Jan 22, 2019 - 7:01 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather cross paths again – but this time it's in an NBA game

REMATCH? Manny Pacquiao greets Floyd Mayweather in the NBA game between the Lakers and the Warriors. Screenshot from Manny Pacquiao's Instagram

If not Mayweather, who's next for Pacquiao?

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:50 AM

If Floyd Mayweather decides to stay retired, who are Pacquiao's other options?

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao is still not considering retirement at 40 years old. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

For Pacquiao, 40 is new 20

Jan 20, 2019 - 9:42 PM

'I can be an aggressive fighter and I give my best at 40,' says Manny Pacquiao after his successful title defense

FIGHTING 40. The 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao admits that Floyd Mayweather is on his radar for his next fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

LOOK: Mayweather pays Pacquiao visit before Broner bout

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:01 PM

It is rumored that a win over Adrien Broner could catapult the Filipino boxing icon to a rematch with the unbeaten American boxer

ROUND TWO. Rumors persist that a rematch between Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao will happen. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Mayweather to watch Pacquiao vs Broner, fuels rematch talks

Jan 16, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Mayweather Promotions says Floyd Mayweather Jr will be present on fight night, further fueling speculations that there are ongoing backdoor talks

FIRED UP. Manny Pacquiao arrives in Las Vegas for his first title defense versus American challenger. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao, Mayweather meet in NBA's Filipino Heritage Night

Jan 09, 2019 - 6:19 PM

The Filipino boxing legend is in the US to train for his title defense while the American great remains retired

SLUG IT OUT. It has been more than 3 years since Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather last fought. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Mayweather TKOs Japanese kickboxer

Dec 31, 2018 - 11:02 PM

The American boxing legend demolishes Tenshin Nasukawa in the 1st round of their exhibition match in Japan

STILL GOT IT. At 41 years old, Floyd Mayweather proves he can still pack a punch. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather takes on 'Ninja Boy' kickboxer in Japan rumble

Dec 31, 2018 - 9:18 AM

Boxing superstar Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is reportedly getting $88 million for the exhibition match against Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa

ALL FUN. Hardly threatened by kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa (right), American boxing icon Floyd Mayweather says he can complete 3 rounds ‘in his sleep.’ Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

WATCH: For relaxed Mayweather, Japan fight 'all about entertainment'

Dec 29, 2018 - 10:02 PM

The US boxing legend's exhibition fight against Tenshin Nasukawa will be held under boxing rules over 3 three-minute rounds

POWER PUNCHERS. Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa are both seeking to knock out each other. Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Mayweather to stage 'entertainment' spectacle in Japan

Dec 07, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather says he just wants 'something different' as he takes on Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa

SHOWTIME. Results of the match between Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa won’t go into any boxing or MMA records. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Khabib adds fire to Mayweather bout excitement

Nov 27, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Khabib is waiting for his ban to be lifted due to a post-fight brawl with Conor McGregor

FLAME. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather look to battle it out again in a Mixed Martial Arts fight. Photo from Twitter (Khabib) and Facebook (Mayweather)

Pacquiao teases Mayweather rematch after January bout

Nov 20, 2018 - 9:45 AM

Manny Pacquiao will discuss the fight with Floyd Mayweather after facing Adrien Broner on January 19

EARLY RETIREMENT? Adrien Bronen plans to send Manny Pacquiao to retirement before his fight with Floyd Mayweather. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao can’t retire with ‘peace of mind’ after Mayweather loss

Nov 08, 2018 - 9:05 AM

'It will be different this time as there will be no excuses,' the Filipino eight-division world champion says

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao says there's a 'big possibility' he'll face Floyd Mayweather again. Photo by AFP

Mayweather cancels Japan kickboxing fight

Nov 08, 2018 - 8:14 AM

The boxing superstar claims he has been 'blindsided' by the organizers of the proposed bout versus Tenshin Nasukawa

PRIVATE BOUT. Floyd Mayweather says he only agreed to fight Tenshin Nasukawa in front of ‘a small group of wealthy spectators.’ Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Floyd Mayweather to fight Japanese MMA fighter

Nov 05, 2018 - 1:39 PM

The 41-year-old boxer puts his undefeated record on the line against Japan's Tenshin Nasukawa

BACK AT IT. Floyd Mayweather will return from retirement again. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Ignore Mayweather-Khabib talk, says UFC boss

Oct 20, 2018 - 9:48 AM

UFC president Dana White says Floyd Mayweather's team has yet to contact the MMA promotion group

UNDEFEATED. Floyd Mayweather, who boasts a 50-0 record, wants to square off against MMA star Khabib Nurmagomedov, who also totes a perfect 27-0 card. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather says Khabib fight will happen

Oct 18, 2018 - 8:19 AM

‘Come to my world,’ Floyd Mayweather tells MMA star Khabib Nurmagomedov following the Russian's victory over Conor McGregor

CALL OUT. Floyd Mayweather (right) says he’ll face mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov as long as it’s in the boxing ring. Photos from AFP

Khabib Nurmagomedov challenges Floyd Mayweather to clash

Oct 15, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The Russian mixed martial artist takes a page out of rival Conor McGregor's book

BATTLE OF UNDEFEATED. UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) wants to put his immaculate record on the line against unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather. Photos from AFP

Mayweather to impress in Tokyo first before Pacquiao showdown

Sep 20, 2018 - 2:06 PM

The undefeated American boxer plans to extend his record to 51-0 before the Manny Pacquiao rematch

SERIOUS. Floyd Mayweather is dead serious of stealing the WBA regular welterweight belt from Manny Pacquiao.  Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Expect an 'attacking' Manny Pacquiao if there is a rematch with Floyd Mayweather

Sep 18, 2018 - 11:10 PM

Pacquiao promises to be more aggressive against Mayweather

AGGRESSIVE. Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather during their first clash in 2015. Photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Manny Pacquiao says fight with Mayweather to be 'finalized' this week

Sep 17, 2018 - 2:02 PM

The senator says Floyd Mayweather Jr wants to fight in December but the schedule is yet to be discussed

Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement, fight Manny Pacquiao

Sep 15, 2018 - 8:35 PM

The undefeated American boxer last fought mixed martial artist Conor McGregor in 2017 while the Filipino star is coming off his first stoppage win in nine years

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather could end up facing again. File photo John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Megabuck bout up for Pacquiao

Sep 07, 2018 - 12:05 AM

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is set to fight in December against a still unknown fighter

ALL SET. There are many potential foes for Manny Pacquiao, including British rivals Amir Khan and Kell Brook. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Thai boxer beats Pinoy, surpasses Mayweather record

Aug 30, 2018 - 12:48 PM

Wanheng Menayothin overwhelms Filipino challenger Pedro Taduran to eclipse Floyd Mayweather's 50-0 record

QUIRK. Wanheng Menayothin may have gained some buzz, but some shrug off his record as a statistical quirk. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Pinoy Taduran looks to stop 'Thai Mayweather'

Aug 29, 2018 - 1:32 AM

Filipino boxer Pedro Taduran tries to foil Thai Wanheng Menayothin's bid to surpass Floyd Mayweather's 50-0 mark

GREENHORN. The 21-year-old Pedro Taduran hopes to snatch the WBC minimum weight crown of Thai veteran Wanheng Menayothin. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Pacquiao eyes 'two or three fights' more after Matthysse win

Jul 16, 2018 - 10:42 PM

The Filipino boxing great has the WBA regular welterweight belt to defend

WANTING MORE. Manny Pacquiao is not about to stop fighting after winning a world title. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

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Jul 16, 2018 - 10:07 PM

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