World Boxing Council

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Name: World Boxing Council
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Bettors losing interest in Floyd Mayweather

Mark Hundley/Special to the SunMarcos Maidana (L) of Argentina fights WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. during their title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Floyd Mayweather is the biggest draw ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Ghana appoints 2017 African Nations Cup bidding committee

Ghana' s minister of Youth and Sports Mahama Ayariga on Monday appointed an 11-member committee to work towards securing the right to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2017) in Ghana.Additionally, six former Black Stars players and a former ... [Published China.org.cn - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Buffett has 'easy' job compared to boxer

As he was attending Saturday night's WBC/WBA welterweight championship boxing match between Mayweather and Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas, Buffett was interviewed by Showtime's Jim Gray.Sitting next to Mayweather, Buffett was asked how Mayweather's "intensity" ... [Published CNBC - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Floyd shakes off 'bite' to stay perfect

Floyd Mayweather worked far too hard against Marcos Maidana their last time out to have to do it again in their rematch on Saturday night.Mayweather dominated Maidana from the opening bell, using his boxing skills to keep the Argentine off balance and ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 15 2014]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

What Is Warren Buffett Doing With Floyd Mayweather?

Warren Buffett has become one of the richest and most admired men in the world by researching fully before he invests and standing on principle with regard to important issues. This past weekend, he did neither.On Saturday night, Buffett attended the ... [Published Huffington Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mayweather makes rival bite the dust

Maidana sunk his teeth into Mayweather in the eighth round of their world title fight in Las Vegas in the early hours of yesterday morning.The American still cruised to a unanimous points win to extend his 47-fight unbeaten record but he was left livid ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Justin Bieber Gets Cozy in Las Vegas With Selena Gomez, Who Rocks a Bikini at the Pool—See the Photos!

Erik Kabik Photography.One of music's most famous on-again, off-again couple is, again, very much ON!Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez got cozy in Las Vegas on Saturday. The two stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, where he had a three-bedroom, penthouse ... [Published UK E Online - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 5 reports

Maidana rejects bite claims, says Mayweather 'intentionally' poked him in eye

Floyd Mayweather shows off his belts after beating Marcos Maidana. (AAP)Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has claimed his 47th straight fight by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana in a bad-tempered rematch that was marred by bite claims.Mayweather, ... [Published Nine MSN - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 3 reports

After Win Over Maidana, Mayweather Says He Is Prepared To Negotiate A Fight With Pacquiao

With Marcos Maidana no longer presenting a challenge to Floyd Mayweather's unbeaten boxing record, now up to 47-0, the American boxer is now open to fighting Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.In the run-up to his rematch with Maidana, Mayweather kept on denying ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Mayweather wins rematch over Maidana

Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather ran his unbeaten streak to 47 straight fights by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana by a unanimous decision in their 12-round rematch on Saturday.Mayweather, who hasn't lost a fight since the 1996 Olympics, successfully ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘Fight Night’ hits Saturday

Chris Herrera gets a new championship belt after a mixed martial arts fight in California. The Beeville native will be in town this weekend for his fourth MMA professional fight at the second Fight Night event at the Bee County Expo Center Saturday. slideshow ... [Published My Soutex - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Star-studded VIP pre-party planned for Mayweather Jr.-Maidana rematch

Steve MarcusWBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana attend a news conference at MGM Grand on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Mayweather will defend his titles, including his WBC junior middleweight title, against Maidana in a ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 12 2014]

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"The committee and ambassadors shall commence work immediately and stand dissolved after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) pronounces on the hosting rights of the AFCON 2017 in January 2015" Ayariga said in a statement
"Those are the guys, when I was young, that I always looked up to." Mayweather has his own business, dubbed " The Money Team ."
"It's a real thrill for me to be at a championship boxing match," Buffett said. "Never seen one in my life. I'm 84 years old, so it's about time."
"I thought Mayweather was making it up but when I saw the slow motion it was really bad. It shames the sport for sure but maybe that was a sign of frustration..."

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Bettors losing interest in Floyd Mayweather [Published Las Vegas Sun - 2 hours ago]
Ghana appoints 2017 African Nations Cup bidding... [Published China.org.cn - 4 hours ago]
Buffett has 'easy' job compared to boxer [Published CNBC - 4 hours ago]
What Is Warren Buffett Doing With Floyd Mayweat... [Published Huffington Post - 11 hours ago]
Floyd shakes off 'bite' to stay perfect [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 15 2014]
Mayweather makes rival bite the dust [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 14 2014]
Maidana rejects bite claims, says Mayweather 'i... [Published Nine MSN - Sep 14 2014]
Justin Bieber Gets Cozy in Las Vegas With Selen... [Published UK E Online - Sep 14 2014]
I'm not getting old: Mayweather [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Sep 14 2014]
BBC Sport - Floyd Mayweather beats Marcos Maida... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 14 2014]
Mayweather-Maidana II Video: Highlights From Fl... [Published International Business Times - Sep 14 2014]
MAYWEATHER contemplates dream fight with PACQU... [Published Manila Times - Sep 14 2014]
Mayweather keeps welterweight belts [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Sep 14 2014]
Beating Manny Pacquiao is all that's left for F... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 14 2014]
After Win Over Maidana, Mayweather Says He Is P... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 14 2014]
Mayweather wins rematch over Maidana [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 14 2014]
Justin Bieber Takes Selena Gomez To Las Vegas A... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 14 2014]
Live updates: Mayweather vs. Maidana round-by-r... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 14 2014]
World-title boxing: Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Sep 14 2014]
Mayweather Jr. vs. Maidana Full Fight Live Stre... [Published Travelers Today - Sep 14 2014]
Watch Title Match Online: Floyd Mayweather vs M... [Published International Business Times India - Sep 13 2014]
From the top: Norwich cyclist wins 3 gold medals [Published Colchester Bulletin - Sep 13 2014]
David Haye vs Audley Harrison Preview and Predi... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Sep 13 2014]
‘Fight Night’ hits Saturday [Published My Soutex - Sep 13 2014]
Looking Like New Money; Mayweather Ripped and R... [Published Los Angeles Sentinel - Sep 13 2014]
Floyd Mayweather Jr., Marcos Maidana make weigh... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 13 2014]
‘Bad Intentions’ Taylor returns [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Sep 12 2014]
Mayweather upbeat about rematch [Published East Coast Radio - Sep 12 2014]
Star-studded VIP pre-party planned for Mayweath... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 12 2014]
Bring it on, Mayweather tells Maidana [Published New Straits Times - Sep 12 2014]
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Mayweather wins rematch over Maidana [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 14 2014]
Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather ran his unbeaten streak to 47 straight fights by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana by a unanimous decision in their 12-round rematch on Saturday.Mayweather, who hasn't lost a fight since the 1996 Olympics, successfully ...
UCLA honors legacy of former World Boxing Counc... [Published UCLA Newsroom - Aug 13 2014]
The UCLA Health System and Department of Neurosurgery will celebrate the legacy of Don Jose Sulaiman, former president of the World Boxing Council, with a tribute luncheon on Aug. 13. ...
Cotto clobbers Martinez, wins middleweight title [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jun 08 2014]
Miguel Cotto used a furious start to win the World Boxing Council middleweight championship as title holder Sergio Martinez of Argentina surrendered the crown when he did not answer the bell for the 10th round yesterday.Cotto, with a ferocious left hook ...
The Sports Hangover: What Would Kenny Powers Do? [Published Breitbart Feed - May 13 2014]
The Sports Hangover recovers from the NFL Draft, a weekend of NBA and NHL playoff action, and a fight of the year in the UFC. WWKPD? What would Kenny Powers do? If Mitch “Wild Thing” Williams follows this guide to life, he can’t be blamed. ...
Heavyweight title bout at USC: Fight on, Arreol... [Published Greenspace - May 09 2014]
USC's Galen Center becomes a rare venue for a rare heavyweight boxing title fight Saturday night. Bermane Stiverne takes on Chris Arreola for the WBC title, a crown left vacant when longtime champion Vitali Klitschko retired to focus on his political ...
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