With no major MMA events taking place this weekend in the U.S., fight fans can tune in to boxing and watch as the undefeated 36-year-old Floyd “Money” Mayweather (43-0) puts his WBC welterweight title on the line against 30-year-old WBC interim welterweight champ Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (18-1) Saturday night, May 4, on Showtime Pay-Per-View.
UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has been nominated for a 2012 ESPY Award in the category of “Best Fighter”. Jon will be joined in the category of Best Fighter by UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and current WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Andre Ward.
The boxing world went up in flames last night as 28-year-old Timothy Bradley was awarded a split decision victory and took the WBO welterweight title from the pride of the Philippines Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum shares his thoughts on the fight and Floyd Mayweather Sr. talks about how the fight could impact a possible future match-up with his son Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes on Miguel Cotto this evening at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Cotto’s WBA Super Welterweight Championship Title is on the line.
Tuesday night on “UFC Tonight”, UFC President Dana White, shared his thoughts on recent comments made by boxing champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr. regarding fellow boxer Manny Pacquiao and Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.
“Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Floyd Mayweather Jr. answer questions from the press following their WBC welterweight title fight Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Following a head butt from Victor Ortiz in round four, Floyd Mayweather Jr. first hugged Ortiz after he apologized then knocked him out with a suckerpunch combo. The following video shows how it went down.