This Is Painful: Floyd Mayweather Struggles To Read A Brief Radio Drop

So it looks like 50 Cent may have had good reason to challenge Floyd Mayweather to read a single page from one of the Harry Potter books. Above is a clip from this morning's edition of The Breakfast Club on Power 105, in which co-host Charlamagne Tha God plays an unedited version of a drop Mayweather recorded for the… » 8/22/14 1:55pm 8/22/14 1:55pm

50 Cent Challenges Floyd Mayweather To Read For Charity

Floyd Mayweather has been beefing with numerous rappers of late. He fought T.I. at a Fatburger in Las Vegas in May. Nelly blasted Mayweather for being a high school dropout on ESPN, and he's also dating Mayweather's ex-fiancée. But no beef has been more entertaining than Mayweather's fallout with former friend 50 Cent. » 8/21/14 2:21pm 8/21/14 2:21pm

Boxing Legend Frank Maloney Transitioning To Life As A Woman

Frank Maloney, the manager who helped make Lennox Lewis Britain's first undisputed heavyweight champion in almost 100 years, is "undergoing a sex change to become a woman" named Kellie. She has been living as a woman for a year and has been undergoing hormone therapy for over two years, but only just made it public now » 8/10/14 6:50pm 8/10/14 6:50pm

Stretch For Power: Sergey Kovalev's Krusher Workout

Sergey Kovalev, the WBO light heavyweight champion of the world, flew into New York last Friday from his training camp in Florida and took a car directly to the Russian part of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. He was heading to the Underground Boxing gym, which is on the third floor of a building just next to the Q train… » 7/30/14 3:31pm 7/30/14 3:31pm

Gennady Golovkin's Brutal, Off-Balance KO Punch Now In Extreme Slow-Mo

Gennady Golovkin easily dispatched his foe Daniel Geale Saturday night, bumping his record to 30-0 (27 by knockout) and retaining his WBA and IBO middleweight belts. No moment in the match better explains why the Kazakh fighter is boxing's scariest man alive than the knockout punch itself: delivered off-balance and… » 7/28/14 1:15pm 7/28/14 1:15pm

In Search Of Cuba's Best Boxer, Who Betrayed His Country

Excerpted from Brin-Jonathan Butler's new Kindle Single, A Cuban Boxer's Journey: Guillermo Rigondeaux, from Castro's Traitor to American Champion, which is available now on Amazon. Annotations from the author appear throughout. This story originally appeared at Sports on Earth. » 6/05/14 2:09pm 6/05/14 2:09pm

How Marcos Maidana Almost Beat Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana are not just different; they're near-perfect opposites, each possessing the inverse of the other's attributes. The clearest way this manifests itself is that Floyd Mayweather is the world's most masterful boxer, while Marcos Maidana fights like a man who has never boxed before, ever. » 5/05/14 1:41pm 5/05/14 1:41pm

Floyd Mayweather's Jail Diet Included Lots Of Chili Cheese Fritos

In 2012, Floyd Mayweather Jr. served 60 days in the Clark County (Nev.) Detention Center after pleading guilty to domestic violence charges. Today at Sports on Earth, Geoffrey Gray has obtained documents, letters, and records that shed light on Mayweather's jail stint. The takeaway? Floyd eats like shit. » 4/30/14 3:50pm 4/30/14 3:50pm

At the Fights with Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting and Filth Author

Irvine Welsh, the Scottish author of a long string of drug- and crime-ridden classics such as Trainspotting, sits in the passenger seat of my Dodge Avenger. We're driving through the West Side of Chicago as the sun sets over vacant industrial lots in Cicero, a grimy, working-class suburb just across the street from… » 4/23/14 3:50pm 4/23/14 3:50pm