Four years ago, Andre Ward was poised to succeed Floyd Mayweather’s spot as the best prizefighter in the world, regardless of weight.
Nike has severed its long-time sponsorship deal with Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao after the athlete sparked outrage with anti-gay comments.
The first weekend of May and the second weekend of September represent the most important dates on the boxing calendar, the traditional stomping grounds of the sport’s biggest star.
Amir Khan is reported to have signed an agreement to fight Manny Pacquiao next year, which sets pulses and alarm bells ringing simultaneously.
We think Mayweather is a great fighter but he sure is bloomin' boring!
If you thought all professional athletes did was make it rain, date models and drive around in fancy cars .... you'd probably be right.
The networks said revenue was mainly driven by pay-per-view purchases in the United States, where the fight was bought 4.4 million times.