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  • Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrives at Toshiba Plaza Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.
    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s California home burglarized
    Nov. 29, 2017
    Police in California are investigating after someone broke into the Beverly Hills home of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Beverly Hills Police say in a statement today that Mayweather's home was burglarized sometime ...
  • WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Grennady Golovkin, left, of Kazakhstan and Canelo Alvarez of Mexico celebrate after a 12-round title fight at T-Mobile Saturday Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
    Controversial GGG-Canelo decision prompts Las Vegas refunds
    Sept. 18, 2017
    Large bets for as much as $500,000 showed up on Gennady Golovkin at Las Vegas sportsbooks in the final hours before Saturday's title fight against Canelo Alvarez. They ...
  • Canelo Alvarez, left, of Mexico and WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Grennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan are picked up by their respective trainers after 12 rounds at T-Mobile Saturday Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
    Canelo, GGG likely headed to rematch after controversial tie
    Sept. 16, 2017
    Most felt Golovkin won the slugfest, or at very least it was an extremely close fight, but ringside judge Adalaide Byrd scored the fight ...
  • Middleweights Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez both get team support after their fight ends at the T-Mobile Arena.
    Blog: Canelo and GGG battle to a draw
    Sept. 16, 2017
    Both fighters are undoubtedly great. Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) has accomplished more by the age of 27 than anyone in recent history, with wins over Miguel Cotto, Amir Khan and James Kirkland. But when ...
  • Middleweight boxer Canelo Alvarez, left, of Mexico and WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Grennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan pose during a news conference at MGM Grand Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.
    'This event needs no hype': Canelo, Golovkin expect 'historic fight'
    Sept. 15, 2017
    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will step into the ring Saturday at T-Mobile Arena to decide the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world ...
  • Boxer Canelo Alvarez works out as he hosts an open-to-the-public media workout at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.
    Can Canelo vs. GGG stack up to Mayweather vs. McGregor?
    Sept. 10, 2017
    Often in lieu of discussing his own mega-fight, Saturday’s middleweight championship bout between Saúl “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin at T-Mobile Arena, De La Hoya spent the past several months trashing Mayweather vs. McGregor. ...
  • Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett talks to reporters Jan. 10, 2017, in Renton, Wash.
    Seahawks' Bennett alleges excessive police force in Las Vegas
    Sept. 6, 2017
    Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett is considering filing a civil rights lawsuit against Metro Police, alleging he was the victim of excessive force following last month’s Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. Bennett, who was in town for the big fight Aug. 26, posted on Twitter that he was handcuffed and threatened by officers after ...
  • Super welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to pound on Conor McGregor during their fight at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, August 26, 2017.
    Mayweather vs. McGregor deemed a pay-per-view smash
    Sept. 1, 2017
    According to preliminary numbers compiled by Showtime PPV, the fight threatens the 4.6 million benchmark set by Mayweather's 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao. At $99.95 a buy ...
  • Super welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to pound on Conor McGregor during their fight at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, August 26, 2017.
    Smiles all around as Mayweather, McGregor savor fight
    Aug. 27, 2017
    Conor McGregor was drinking Irish whiskey and acting like he had won. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was reminiscing about his early days as a fighter and looking forward to a different kind of business at his strip club ...
  • Super welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates is win over Conor McGregor standing on the ropes above the crowd at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, August 26, 2017.
    Analysis: Mayweather’s win over McGregor was one of his finest fights
    Aug. 27, 2017
    The joke everyone made about a problem Conor McGregor may encounter fighting Floyd Mayweather came true. The UFC lightweight champion appeared to suffer from a momentary lapse where he forgot what sport he was competing in during his boxing debut Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. ...
  • Super welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to pound on Conor McGregor during their fight at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, August 26, 2017.
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he's retiring, and this time he means it
    Aug. 27, 2017
    “I did walk away from the sport before,” Mayweather said after beating Conor McGregor. “I didn’t have to come back. I’m not a fool. If I see an opportunity to make $300 million in 36 minutes I’m going to do it but this is my last one. You have my word.”
  • Super welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to pound on Conor McGregor during their fight at the T-Mobile Arena.
    Live blog: Floyd Mayweather executes strategy perfectly to stop Conor McGregor
    Aug. 26, 2017
    The 40-year-old Mayweather improved to 50-0 after coming out of a two-year retirement by executing a game plan he implemented in training camp flawlessly to beat UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor via 10th round TKO. ...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., center left, and Conor McGregor face off during a weigh-in Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas.
    Irish fans make their voices heard at McGregor-Mayweather weigh-in
    Aug. 25, 2017
    On the eve of Saturday’s mega-fight with Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather walked into T-Mobile Arena to the roar of thousands of emphatic boos. Mayweather’s hometown venue was taken over by thousands of Irish fans. ...
  • Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor of Ireland face off during a news conference at the MGM Grand Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.
    Mayweather promises to atone for previous dull fights by attacking McGregor
    Aug. 25, 2017
    If Floyd Mayweather is to be believed, he’s developed a sudden sense of responsibility to the fans who have helped make him one of the world’s highest-paid athletes. With national estimates of 50 million people watching his fight ...
  • Luis Collazo, right, of the U.S. takes a punch from Amir Khan of Great Britain during their welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Professional Fighters Brain Health Study (PFBHS) by the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is collecting data on combat sports athletes.
    What sport is worse on the brain, boxing or MMA?
    Aug. 25, 2017
    When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor step into the ring Saturday night, there will be much more than pride and money on the line. Brain health is at risk in combat sports, whether it’s Mayweather’s boxing or McGregor’s mixed martial arts.
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