Various sources are reporting that the World Boxing Organization (WBO) is set to strip undefeated 147 and 154 lb. kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr. of its version of the welterweight title.
September 12th is scheduled to be the day Floyd Mayweather stages his 49th and presumably final professional fight - and it’s just eleven weeks away.
With the much-anticipated launch of network TV's new hit Premier Boxing Champions, the long time mega fight between all-time legends Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally coming to fruition, the return of top Pound for Pound stars Miguel Cotto and Andre Ward, and the emergence of a new generation of stars led by ultra exciting sluggers Sergey Kovalev and 'GGG' Gennady Golovkin, the first half of 2015 has seen no shortage of excitement for the Sweet Science.
After cruising to a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao last month, Floyd Mayweather insisted his final bout would be in September.
On May 2, unbeaten lineal welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) earned a twelve round unanimous decision over then-WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) in the highest grossing fight in boxing history.
With all of the banter revolving around the catch-weight issue of Saturday night’s “Cotto/Geale” match-up at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, a former four division world titlist is being somewhat overlooked on the afternoon of June 6.
Is no secret to any die-hard or casual fight fan that former Super Lightweight Champion Amir Khan is actively seeking a PPV pairing with pound for pound king and future first ballot Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather Jr.
It was recently reported fight legend Manny Pacquiao is only interested in a rematch with Floyd Mayweather and no one else.
The May 2nd super showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao couldn't possibly live up to all of the hype and was a disappointment for fans who expected to see a highly offensive, action-packed battle of attrition.