The Early Lead: Floyd Mayweather


Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Manny Pacquiao victory raises talk of Floyd Mayweather bout

it’s the fight everyone has wanted to see, but obstacles remain despite Pacquiao’s strong showing against Brandon Rios.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boxing, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 09/22/2013

Floyd Mayweather wins bet on Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

Boxer won $200,000 as Heisman winner and Aggies roll over SMU>

By Cindy Boren  |  10:13 AM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Floyd Mayweather, Johnny Manziel

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Mayweather-Alvarez judge takes leave of absence after controversy

C.J. Ross was the only judge who’d scored the bout, won by Mayweather, even.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:14 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boxing, Canelo Alvarez, Floyd Mayweather

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Floyd Mayweather apologizes to Oscar De La Hoya for mocking addiction

Instagram photo and caption mocked De La Hoya, who is in rehab.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boxing, Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/15/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Canelo Alvarez, but boxing gets “black eye”

Fighter is dominant, but gets only a majority decision because of one judge’s scorecard.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boxing, Canelo Alvarez, Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Oscar De La Hoya enters rehab, will miss Mayweather-Alvarez fight

Boxing great has battled addiction for years, says “this is a battle I have every day.”

By Cindy Boren  |  12:39 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Oscar De La Hoya, Saul Canelo Alvarez