Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was named the highest paid U.S. athlete for the second year in a row, and Nike does not endorse him, nor does he own a clothing line, ABC reports. Mayweather, 36, was paid $90 million in the lastShow More Summary
The highest-paid U.S. athlete is not endorsed by Nike, nor does he own a clothing line. Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was named the highest-paid U.S. athlete for the second year in a row, but it shouldn’t be a huge surprise, said Stephen Greyser, professor...
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. recently defeated Robert Guerrero to retain the WBC Welterweight title, win the vacant The Ring Welterweight title, improve to 44-0 all-time, and possibly also shut Ruben Guerrero’s [...] The post This Seems Like A Strange Endorsement Deal For Floyd Mayweather, Jr. appeared first on With Leather.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-paid professional athlete in the United States with expected earnings of at least $90 million this year from just two bouts, according to Sports Illustrated magazine.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year after earning $90 million dollars – and perched in front of the likes of LeBron James ($65 million), Drew Brees ($47.8 million), Kobe Bryant ($47… The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.
For the second straight year, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest paid athlete in the United States. The boxer, who calls his closest associates “The Money Team,” is projected to make about $90 million this year. That’s $30 million more than runner-up LeBron James who will earn about $56.5 million this year. Unlike Mayweather, the [...]Show More Summary
What recession? ESPN's Dan Rafael recently tweeted that the early pay-per view (PPV) numbers for the WBC Welterweight title fight between current pound-for-pound boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero, which took place...Show More Summary
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones thinks he could hang on the feet with Floyd Mayweather Jr., the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world. It helps that Jones is 6'4" tall, walks around at about 220 pounds and has an 84.5" reach. Mayweather is 5'8" tall, walks around at about 150 pounds and has a 72" reach. Show More Summary
Floyd has to beat Canelo and maybe another good one… and he will go down as the best ever. power105.1
No longer "Money?" When Floyd Mayweather Jr. inked a "record-breaking deal" earlier this year with Showtime cable network, which secured the rights to promote his high-profile boxing matches on pay-per-view (PPV) and charge nearly $60...Show More Summary
Showtime execs can now breathe a sigh of relief. After writing a check with multiple zeros to lure Floyd Mayweather Jr. away from HBO (details here), the undefeated boxing superstar finally made his pay-per-view (PPV) debut for the cable...Show More Summary
I don’t know about you, but when Ruben Guerrero, father of boxer Roberto Guerrero, called Floyd Mayweather a “woman beater” last week at a press conference, I didn’t really have a problem with it. I mean, Mayweather is a woman beater. He’s been arrested three times for domestic battery and, if he were not one [...]
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still undefeated in his professional boxing career. It's been 44 fights and no one has managed to break the shell and end his reign. It was a standard "Money" fight against Robert Guerrero and like 43 others (including...Show More Summary
Congrats to the money team! Floyd Mayweather Jr. Beats Robert Guerrero Via SI reports: The defense was back, just like it used to be. Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s dad was back, too, just like he used to be. And Mayweather
The Mayweather vs. Guerrero WBC welterweight title bout in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday night might not be exactly what fans expected. While the undefeated 36-year-old Floyd Mayweather Jr. hopelessly outclassed 30-year-old Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, he never delivered the knockout punch. “He’s a little better than I thought,” Guerrero acknowledged after the 12 round [...]Show More Summary
Guerrero stalked Mayweather all Saturday night, but the champ's speed proved too much.
Floyd Mayweather Jr delivered another masterclass as he defeated WBC welterweight title challenger Robert Guerrero on points in Las Vegas to lift his career record to 44-0. The American boxer, a multiple-weight world champion, is nigh on peerless. The year outside the ring, including two months in jail, had done nothing to diminish Mayweather's class, [...]
Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Robert Guerrero: World Boxing Council welterweight title, MGM Grand, Las Vegas Round by round: Rd 1 Mayweather lands right lead. Looks lightning fast. Already showing great movement. They tie up. Close round. Mayweather 10-9 Rd 2 A left from Guerrero, but Mayweather’s jab now effective. Where is the ring rust after [...]