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Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he is going to personally train Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson, now that he’s apparently joined The Money Team. TMZ reports: Floyd was PUMPED when he saw the pics of Prince rollin’ around Calabasas this weekend in a truck covered in “The Money Team” decals — and yesterday, Mayweather told us […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pot wasn’t real. Neither, admitted Floyd Mayweather Jr., was much else that went on in the cable television shows promoting his latest fight. Not the joint rolling parties with a bevy of female friends in his Las Vegas mansion. Not the 31 minute fights without a break in the “Dog […]

Grammy award winning singer Monica Brown performed the National Anthem at the highly anticipated Mayweather vs. Maidana fight this weekend. The Atlanta native donned a black dress and debuted her new blonde locks while singing a capella at the famous MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Check out her performance above and tell us if she killed […]

The Tom Joyner Morning Show talks to Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions about the upcoming fight between World Champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Maidana.  “I feel great about it. The guy is pretty rugged and he’s coming to knock Floyd’s head off,” Ellerbe says. On if Floyd gets distracted by things in his personal life: “Floyd’s […]

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen was caught off guard by a vicious legal blow and longtime client boxing champion Andre Ward is the person behind it.…

Ask Sugar Ray Leonard who would be the best actor to play him in a movie and he would probably mention Usher. The boxing legend had nothing but praises for the singer, who is portraying him in the upcoming movie “Hands of Stone.” From the looks of it, Usher appears to be a natural fit […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, “Rocky” — the producing team behind some recent sport-related Broadway shows have just gotten the rights to tell the story of boxing great Joe Louis. Fran Kirmser and her producing partner Tony Ponturo said Wednesday that they’ve acquired the exclusive global, theatrical and movie rights to Louis’ life story. […]

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — Capping a career that included 10 titles in six weight divisions, an Olympic gold medal and 10 world titles, the Golden Boy found a permanent home. Oscar De La Hoya was inducted Sunday into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. “Today marks an incredible personal achievement,” said De La Hoya, who […]

Hours after Richard Schaefer’s Monday resignation as chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions following months of infighting with company co-founder/majority shareholder/president Oscar De La Hoya, pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. dumped the company, reports ESPN. Mayweather, whose fights generate the biggest pay-per-view numbers in the sport, has worked with Golden Boy on a fight-by-fight basis […]

It’s rare that you catch boxing pro Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight twice in one year, but it looks like 2014 will see the return of the champion for the second time. ESPN.com reports: Mayweather will fight an opponent to be determined on Sept. 13, Mayweather Promotions chief executive Leonard Ellerbe told ESPN.com on Monday night. […]

You probably know Irving “Ving” Rhames by his signature baritone voice or large stature.  The Harlem, New York actor first appeared on Broadway in the play…

The Morning Crew chats with Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions about Saturday’s fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana. Click inside to hear just how much training is on the highest paid boxer’s schedule!