Tag Archives: Mayweather Promotions

PHOTOS: David Benavidez Defeats Ronald Gavril in Hotly-Contested Split-Decision Duel at The Hard Rock

David Benavidez and Ronald Gavril had a great fight on Saturday night (Photo: SHOWTIME – Rosie Cohe)

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By Chris Robinson

In a wild, back-and-forth fight from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., David Benavidez became boxing’s youngest world champion at 20 years of age with a split-decision victory over rugged contender Ronald Gavril from Romania.

It was a very fast-paced affair from the start, with Gavril’s accuracy allowing him to dictate the pace at times while Benavidez’s strength, size, and power allowed him to have success of his own. Gavril came on very strong in the middle of the fight, only to see Benavidez turn up the tempo in the championship rounds.

Josue Vargas Back in Las Vegas Training Ahead of Summer Return

Josue Vargas is back training in Las Vegas (Photo: ClockInNotOut)

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By Chris Robinson

Young Josue Vargas is officially back in Las Vegas training for his return to the ring.

Vargas, 18, has been training inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club the past few weeks and recently spoke with my colleague 1Tarrell of www.ClockInNotOut.com.

Badou Jack vs. James DeGale WEIGH-In and Face Off

James DeGale and Badou Jack weighing in (Photo: Mayweather Promotions)

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By Chris Robinson

Earlier today, in New York, WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack and IBF champion James DeGale weighed in ahead of their unification met on Saturday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Jack (20-1-2, 12 KO’s) came in weighing 167.2 pounds while DeGale (23-1, 14 KO’s) hit the scales weighing 166.5 pounds. There was not much room for talk or bravado at Friday’s weigh-in, as each man is obviously fully confident in their skills and belief that they will emerge victorious tomorrow.

Tensions flare up at Ishe Smith vs. Frank Galarza Weigh In [PBC on Bounce]

Ishe Smith and Frank Galarza meet on Friday night in Las Vegas (Photo: Stephanie Trapp)

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By Chris Robinson

Later tonight, inside of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, former IBF junior middleweight champion Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith will return to the ring when he faces contender Frank Galarza on a Premier Boxing Champions card aired by Bounce TV.

It’s the first bout for Smith (28-8, 12 KO’s) since his December victory over Tommy Rainone. Galarza (17-1-2, 11 KO’s)  too will be retruning from a layoff, as he suffered his first loss this past November to Jarrett Hurd, who stopped him in the sixth round.

Floyd Mayweather spotted ringside in Las Vegas with Mikey and Robert Garcia [VIDEO]

Mikey Garcia, Floyd Mayweather, and Robert Garcia spotted ringside (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday night, May 13, inside of the Sam’s Town Casino & Gambling Hall, cruiserweight contender Andrew “The Beast” Tabiti secured the biggest victory over his career in out-pointing New Jersey’s Keith “Machine Gun” Tapia over 10 rounds to claim the NABF title.

Sitting ringside during the bout was Tabiti’s promoter Floyd Mayweather. And while it’s not surprising to see the retired pound-for-pound king around the scene and supporting his fighters, it was the two men who were flanking Mayweather who caught our attention.

VIDEO + PHOTOS: Cruiserweight prospect Andrew ‘The Beast’ Tabiti trains for 5/13 showdown vs. fellow unbeaten Keith Tapia

Andrew Tabiti training inside of City Athletic Boxing Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of his May 13 showdown vs. Keith Tapia (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday, May 13, cruiserweight prospect Andrew “The Beast” Tabiti will have the biggest assignment of his blossoming career when he faces off with Keith Tapia at the Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall.

Those in the know have always considered Tabiti (12-0, 11 KO’s) one of the shining jewels of the Mayweather Promotions stable and his matchup with Tapia (17-0, 12 KO’s) will give him the exact opportunity that he wants at this point in his career.

PHOTOS: Alexis Santiago outduels Erik Ruiz over 10; Lanell Bellows KO’s Aikens and Thompson upset by Parker

Alexis Santiago defeated Erik Ruiz over 10 rounds on Tuesday night (Photo: Al Powers – Premier Boxing Champions)

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By Chris Robinson

WBO #5, IBF #10, WBC #14 bantamweight Alexis “Beaver” Santiago delivered a gritty and exciting performance against tough gatekeeper Erik Ruiz on Tuesday night at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas.

Latondria Jones Makes It Official with Pro Debut Victory Under Mayweather Promotions

Latondria Jones training inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

The 2015 calendar year has come and gone and with it, so too did several fighters in the boxing game make moves towards the next step of their career.

Having trained in Las Vegas the past few years as she honed her skills, Latondria Jones was already a staple inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club due to her positivity, energy, spirit, and talent.

Chris Pearson in good spirits, ready to bounce back following lone career defeat to Eric Walker

Junior middleweight prospect Chris Pearson with Floyd Mayweather following his tough battle with Eric Walker (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday night, Dec. 18, an electrifying battle between a pair of unbeaten junior middleweights took place when Dayton, Oh. native Chris Pearson locked horns with Louisiana’s Eric Walker inside of the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.

Airing on Spike TV as part of a Premier Boxing Champions telecast, Pearson came up short against Walker after eight rounds, with judges’ tallies reading 80-72, 79-73, and 78-74.

PHOTOS + VIDEO: Behind the scenes with Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis prior to Luis Sanchez weigh-in

Gervonta Davis prior to his weigh in vs. Luis Sanchez (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

Later tonight, inside of the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev., undefeated lightweight prospect Gervonta “Tank” Davis (13-0, 12 KO’s) will face off with Mexico’s Luis Sanchez (17-4-1, 5 KO’s) in a “Premier Boxing Champions” telecast on Spike TV.

Davis had a breakthrough 2015 in many ways and is now a big part of Mayweather Promotions’ future.

Mayweather Promotions’ Chris Pearson back in Las Vegas ahead of Spike TV showdown vs. Eric Johnson

Chris Pearson fights on Spike TV on Dec. 18 (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday, Dec. 18, undefeated junior middleweight prospect Chris Pearson (13-0, 10 KO’s) will return to the ring when he faces off with fellow unbeaten Eric “Baby Face” Johnson (11-0, 6 KO’s) inside of the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev.

Pearson vs. Johnson will be part of a Premier Boxing Champions card televised by Spike TV, headlined by Cuba’s Rances Barthelemy and Russia’s Denis Shafikov squaring off for the vacant IBF lightweight title.

LaDarius ‘Memphis’ Miller and the Left Hand Perspective during Broner vs Porter Fight Week

(Left to Right) Prospects Kevin Newman II, Thomas Hill,  LaDarius ‘Memphis’ Miller, Ronnie Austion flank contender Errol Spence Jr. (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

During any fight week in Las Vegas you are sure to come across a lot of boxing people inside of whatever media center you are using.

This weekend’s “Premier Boxing Champions” doubleheader featuring Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter headlining Saturday night and Rances Barthelemy vs. Antonio DeMarco showcasing Sunday afternoon is intriguing on several fronts.

Manny Pacquiao still convinced he did enough to beat Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao is still convinced he won his bout vs. Floyd Mayweather (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Vitali Shaposhnikov

The hurricane of drama that followed the Mayweather vs. Pacquio fight was almost expected, as these things never end on a good note.

Aside from the numerous lawsuits, Pacquiao had exposed a serious injury at the post fight press conference, stating that he had to fight with an injured shoulder, limiting his abilities in the ring. At first it seemed like that was his only announcement following the bout, which in itself is a very powerful statement.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao rematch in the works?

Will Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight again? (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Vitali Shaposhnikov

After spending ludicrous amounts of money on the first Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight, and voicing mostly disappointment, would the fans be willing to do it all over again in hopes of the rematch being more entertaining?

Boxing is one thing, but Floyd vs. Manny is another. There are great matches happening virtually every week, with most not even being noticed. Even those fights that get the attention of international media as well as the top ranked TV networks, they are soon forgotten.

Floyd Mayweather’s willingness to face Manny Pacquiao in a rematch a smart move

Floyd Mayweather following his victory over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Vitali Shaposhnikov

The conclusion to the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao bout this past Saturday night was as clear as could be, with Floyd winning by a solid margin. The scores came out to be 118-110 and 116-112, and 116-112.

The fight neither looked close, nor did it ever suggest the need for a rematch. As a matter of fact, Mayweather  himself stated that a second fight is not necessary. It would be difficult to disagree with this, especially after so many people have voiced their annoyance of the fight itself being so lackluster and monotone, as many of Mayweather’s fights tend to be.

VIDEO: Floyd Mayweather wouldn’t leave post-fight presser without settling his score with the media

Floyd Mayweather speaking to the media following his victory over Manny Pacquiao (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

Floyd Mayweather has always had an on and off relationship with the media.

Sometimes the Grand Rapids native will open up and share another side of himself, while other times he is quick to fire backlash towards those who have doubted his career.

Photos: Revisiting Floyd Mayweather’s unanimous decision victory over Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather firing against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Images from photographer Naoki Fukuda, who was inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 2.

In front of a sold-out crowd, Mayweather (48-0, 26 KO’s) controlled Pacquiao (56-6-2, 38 KO’s) over the course of 12 rounds in the biggest financial prizefight to date.

Floyd Mayweather addresses the media following huge victory over Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather following his victory over Manny Pacquiao (By Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

HustleBoss.com was on hand inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada as Floyd Mayweather spoke to the media following his victory over Manny Pacquiao.

In this clip, Mayweather congratulates Pacquiao, trainer Freddie Roach, and other team members.

Manny Pacquiao speaks to the media following loss to Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao following his loss to Floyd Mayweather (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

HustleBoss.com was on hand inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 3 as eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-3, 38 KO’s) spoke to the media following his loss to Floyd Mayweater.

In this clip, Pacquiao speaks on his tough loss to Mayweather and shares his thoughts.

VIDEO: Boxing Champions, Contenders, and Prospects ON STAGE before #MAYPAC Weigh In

Young prospects on stage prior to the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao showdown (Photo: Stephane Trapp)

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By Chris Robinson

Check out a highlight video below of some action that went down prior to the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao weigh-in on Friday afternoon.

In this clip, several fighters are introduced on stage, including champions, contenders, and prospects such as Danny Garcia, J’Leon Love, Ishe Smith, LaDarius Miller, Ashley Theophane, Kevin Newman II, Shawn Porter, Andre Berto, Lucian Bute, Terence Crawford, Jessie Vargas, and others.