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Belal Muhammad draws inspiration from Floyd Mayweather for fighting style: "There's a life after fighting"

Josh Evanoff - June 8, 2023

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad knows there’s a life after the fighting is over. ‘Remember The Name’ is fresh off his co-main event clash with Gilbert Burns last month. At UFC 288, Muhammad moved his unbeaten streak to ten, defeating ‘Durinho’ by unanimous decision. In his winning streak, he had previously scored wins over the likes of Stephen Thompson and Vicente Luque.

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Floyd Mayweather set for exhibition bout in June against MMA fighter John Gotti III - Grandson of famous mob boss

Cole Shelton - April 26, 2023

Floyd Mayweather will be returning to the ring in June. Mayweather’s promotion released a press release on Wednesday announcing that ‘Money’ will face MMA fighter John Gotti III in an exhibition bout on June 11 at the FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. A formal announcement will be announced Thursday, according to the press release.

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Floyd Mayweather open to helping Francis Ngannou with boxing transition: "I would love to work with him"

Lewis Simpson - April 20, 2023

Floyd Mayweather recently expressed willingness to help Francis Ngannou with his highly-anticipated boxing transition. Ngannou decided to part ways with the UFC as the then-heavyweight champion after failing to agree with the company. As per White, Ngannou rejected a deal that would have made him the highest-paid heavyweight in the promotion’s history.

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Jose Aldo hopeful to book Floyd Mayweather boxing match after he fights Jeremy Stephens: "We’ve been in negotiations for a long time"

Cole Shelton - March 30, 2023

Jose Aldo is hopeful that he will secure a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather after competing this weekend in Milwaukee. Aldo is set to collide with Jeremy Stephens on the main card of Gamebred Boxing 4. The bout will serve as a rematch, as the pair previously collided in the Octagon in 2018, with Aldo winning by first-round TKO. Although Aldo has a fight taking place on Saturday night, the Brazilian revealed he is already in talks to face Mayweather after this event.

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Chael Sonnen blasts Floyd Mayweather for recent altercation with Jake Paul: "Turns out Floyd is a thug"

Josh Evanoff - March 10, 2023

Former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen has some words for Floyd Mayweather. Earlier this week, ‘Money’ attended a Miami Heat basketball game. Instead of the NBA game making headlines, it was what happened when the boxing legend was outside the venue. Once outside, Mayweather and his entourage encountered Jake Paul.

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Former UFC champion Jose Aldo claims a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather is in the works: “His side has already agreed, my side too”

Susan Cox - February 14, 2023

Former UFC champion Jose Aldo is claiming a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather is in the works. Jose Aldo (31-8 MMA) retired from the UFC in September of 2022 after a loss to Merab Dvalishvili (15-4 MMA) at UFC 278. The Brazilian had an illustrious career with the promotion, winning 18 straight fights and reigned with the UFC featherweight belt through a record of seven title defenses.

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Floyd Mayweather set for February exhibition in the U.K. against Bellator veteran Aaron Chalmers

Josh Evanoff - January 23, 2023

Former five-division champion Floyd Mayweather will be heading to the U.K. next month. ‘Money’ has been out of action since an exhibition clash with YouTuber-turned-boxer Deji Olatunji in November. In that outing, Mayweather predictably dominated ‘The Tank’ en route to a sixth-round knockout victory.

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Floyd Mayweather’s daughter Iyanna sentenced to probation for 2020 stabbing

Harry Kettle - December 20, 2022

Floyd Mayweather’s daughter Iyanna has been sentenced to six years of probation for a stabbing incident back in 2020. Back in 2020, Iyanna Mayweather was arrested for stabbing a 35-year-old woman in Texas. According to a recent report from Click2Houston, Iyanna was potentially facing up to 20 years in prison. However, she agreed to plead guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, leading to a reduced sentence of Deferred Adjudication of Guilt.

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Floyd Mayweather stops YouTuber Deji Olatunji in exhibition fight (Video)

Fernando Quiles - November 13, 2022

Floyd Mayweather was in action for another exhibition bout on November 13 in Dubai. Deji Olatunji, Mayweather’s opponent, was coming off a pro boxing victory over fellow YouTuber Fousey back in August. Olatunji didn’t stand much of a chance against a pro boxing Hall of Famer, however. Mayweather hurt Olatunji with a left uppercut in the sixth round and the referee had seen enough following a barrage of punches. As expected, this was a one-sided affair.

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Conor McGregor claims he carried Floyd Mayweather in their first fight: "I come out full force, and today, I end Floyd"

Ryan Harkness - October 17, 2022

Floyd Mayweather has often claimed that he ‘carried’ Conor McGregor through the early rounds of their 2017 boxing superfight, which ended in a 10th round TKO victory for Floyd. Now McGregor is firing back, saying he was the one who was doing the carrying. McGregor’s comments came as part of a compliment he paid towards Claressa Shields, who had just won a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate against Savannah Marshall over the weekend. Shields retained her WBA, WBC, IBF, WBF, and The Ring middleweight titles. She added the WBO middleweight title to her collection, becoming the unified middleweight champion.

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Rizin keen to book Nate Diaz vs Floyd Mayweather

Andrew Whitelaw - October 10, 2022

Rizin are interested in booking a boxing super fight between Nate Diaz and Floyd Mayweather. The Stockton legend is now a free agent having fought out his UFC contract with a submission win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 279. In his post fight interview, the 37-year-old said,

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Fans call racism after politician throws flowers at Floyd Mayweather during Rizin 38

Andrew Whitelaw - September 28, 2022

Floyd Mayweather got the job done with TKO win in the second round of his exhibition fight with Mikuru Asakura at Rizin 38 last weekend. But it was a moment before the bout started that made waves online. After the Japanese was handed a bouquet of flowers in the ring, Takushi Okuno – leader of Burdock political party then threw Mayweather’s down at his feet in a sign of clear disrespect towards the boxing icon.

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Noboyuki Sakakibara apologizes after “vile individual” disrespected Floyd Mayweather at Super RIZIN

Susan Cox - September 26, 2022

Noboyuki Sakakibara is apologizing after ‘vile individual’ disrespected Floyd Mayweather at Super RIZIN. Super RIZIN featured Floyd Mayweather’s return to Japan to fight Mikuru Asakura on Saturday September 24th at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.

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Jake Paul claims Floyd Mayweather is “ruining his legacy” by fighting no-name guys in RIZIN, challenges ‘Money’ to a real fight

Susan Cox - September 26, 2022

Jake Paul is claiming Floyd Mayweather is ‘ruining his legacy’ by fighting no-name guys in RIZIN and is challenging ‘Money’ to a real fight. Paul has had an ongoing rivalry with Mayweather, 45, ever since the former faced Jake’s brother Logan Paul in the boxing ring in 2021. That bout was billed as an entertainment event, and although it had eight, three minute rounds, there were no judges and there was no official winner.

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Floyd Mayweather stops Mikuru Asakura in Round 2 at Super RIZIN (Video)

Fernando Quiles - September 25, 2022

Floyd Mayweather picked up another exhibition victory at Super RIZIN. Mayweather took on MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura in an exhibition boxing match inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. This bout was scheduled for three rounds, but Mayweather only needed two. He scored a knockout victory over Asakura in the second stanza.

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Floyd Mayweather reveals payday for his exhibition match in RIZIN: "It's always a few million a minute"

Cole Shelton - September 21, 2022

Floyd Mayweather will be getting paid when he faces MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura in a boxing exhibition match at RIZIN 38 at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan on September 25. The fight will only be nine minutes, and even though it is short and an exhibition, Mayweather still got a hefty purse for it. He has said he wants to work smarter and not harder for his money and he’s doing just that as he revealed he is making a few million every minute.

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Floyd Mayweather reportedly set to box YouTuber Deji on November 13th in Dubai

Josh Evanoff - September 14, 2022

Floyd Mayweather is reportedly working on another exhibition match with a YouTuber. ‘Money’ is set to return to the boxing ring later this month in Japan. Mayweather will face MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura at the Saitama Super Arena, and will be his second bout in RIZIN. He first faced Tenshin Nasukawa in December 2018.

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Floyd Mayweather's bodyguard 'Jizzy' to fight kickboxer Kouzi at September Super RIZIN event

Ryan Harkness - September 14, 2022

Floyd Mayweather returns to Japan for another exhibition bout under the RIZIN banner on September 25th, and now his bodyguard ‘Jizzy’ will compete alongside him on the undercard. Ray Sadeghi, known professionally by his questionable nickname ‘Jizzy Mack,’ will compete at Super RIZIN against kickboxer ‘Kouzi,’ aka Koji Tanaka. The bout was recently revealed on RIZIN FF’s official Twitter account, so we assure you this is real. The announcement states the ‘free weight’ fight will be contested under ‘standing bout rules.’