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Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and Robert Guerrero pose during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will defend his WBC welterweight title against Guerrero. (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather Says NFL Should Not Have Extended Suspension Of Ray Rice

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he believes the NFL should have stuck with its original discipline of Ray Rice, saying the league was overly influenced by new video showing Rice knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator.

09/09/2014

Shantel Jackson is suing her ex for assault, emotional distress and defamation. (credit: CBS)

Former Mayweather Fiancee Sues Fighter For Invasion Of Privacy, Defamation, Assault

She reportedly told Mayweather that she was pregnant with his twins. Jackson said he asked to see a sonogram as proof.

09/04/2014

Gerry and Rory McIlroy

5 Crazy Sports Bets That Worked

After Rory McIlroy’s dad cashed in over the weekend, let’s look at 5 crazy sports bets that worked.

07/21/2014

Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Marcos Maidana

Mayweather Remains Undefeated After Majority Decision Over Maidana

Marcos Maidana did everything but beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., taking him 12 tough rounds before losing a majority decision.

05/03/2014

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Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya Opens Up To CBS2/KCAL9’s Rick Garcia About Addiction Struggles

Boxing legend and gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya has defeated plenty of opponents inside the ring. The demon he continuously faces outside the ring, however, is a different kind of challenge.

09/10/2013

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Money Mayweather To Collect Record $41.5M After His Fight With Canelo Alvarez

Floyd Mayweather, already the highest paid athlete in sports, will rake in a reported $41.5 million guaranteed for his bout against Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14, making it the largest purse of all-time.

09/05/2013

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Mayweather, Alvarez To Promote Upcoming Fight On July 2 At LA Live

Anticipation is building for the mega-fight between Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez as they officially announce their upcoming bout.

CBS Los Angeles–06/25/2013

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and Robert Guerrero pose during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will defend his WBC welterweight title against Guerrero. (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Mayweather Pockets Cool $32M For Unanimous 12-Round Win Over Guerrero

Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year’s absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight.

05/04/2013

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and Robert Guerrero pose during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will defend his WBC welterweight title against Guerrero. (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Guerrero Likes Chances Against Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted this week what many have long suspected — that he hand picks every opponent who enters the ring with him.

05/01/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. holds up his arm before taking on Miguel Cotto during their WBA super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather Signs Big Fight Deal With CBS-Owned Showtime

It’s Showtime in more ways than one for Floyd Mayweather Jr., who said Thursday he is excited about both a weekend fight he’s promoting as well as his lucrative new deal with the CBS-owned network.

02/22/2013

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Mayweather, Pacquiao Settling Defamation Case

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to settle a federal defamation case in Las Vegas, according to a lawyer involved in the case, a move that avoids trial and clears a key hurdle to a long-awaited bout between two top fighters who’ve traded verbal jabs for years but have never met in the ring.

09/25/2012

Boxer Floyd Maywether Jr. is lead away in handcuffs at the Clark County Regional Justice Center as he surrenders to serve a three-month jail sentence at theÊClark County Detention CenterÊon June 1, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. ÊMayweather pleaded guilty in December to attacking his ex-girlfriend while two of their children watched in September 2010. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Mayweather Won’t Be Seeing Pacquiao Fight In Jail

Floyd Mayweather Jr. won’t be able to see rival Manny Pacquiao’s pay-per-view fight Saturday night against Timothy Bradley, but he will have time to read his mail.

06/08/2012

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Philippine Tax Officials File Criminal Complaint On Manny Pacquiao

Philippine tax officials have filed a criminal complaint against boxing champion and lawmaker Manny Pacquiao for failure to submit documents to investigators looking into his tax returns.

03/08/2012

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Mayweather Jr. Donates $100K To Breast Cancer Support Group

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has made good on a promise to a Nevada judge to donate $100,000 to a breast cancer support organization.

01/18/2012

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