The Fight: Patterson Vs. Liston

Originally published in the February 1963 issue of Nugget, "The Fight: Patterson vs. Liston" also appears in At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing, edited by George Kimball and John Schulian and published in hardcover, paperback, and as an e-book by The Library of America. You can also find it in the recent… » 10/23/14 10:10am Yesterday 10:10am

World Boxing Council Shortens Female Matches Because Of Periods

The World Boxing Council recently issued a statement to the effect that it would no longer sanction any fight between female boxers that is scheduled to go longer than 10 rounds or any bout with rounds lasting longer than two minutes. Part of the reason they have made this decision is because ladies be gettin' periods. » 10/21/14 6:07pm Tuesday 6:07pm

Justin Bieber's Latest Boxing Highlight Is A Sad Sham

Justin Bieber is bad at a lot of things, like singing and dancing and writing lyrics and dressing and soliciting prostitutes and driving and basketball and other things, too. For some, reason, though, boxer Floyd Mayweather, a very bad, 37-year-old man, has decided to befriend this child, and even teach him how to box. » 10/17/14 11:24am 10/17/14 11:24am

Boxer Emanuel Augustus On Life Support After Being Shot

Journeyman boxer Emanuel Augustus was shot on the street in Baton Rouge Monday night, according to The Advocate, about a mile from a gym where he regularly sparred. The Baton Rouge police released very few details of the shooting—not even confirming that Augustus was the one shot—but did say they have no suspects or… » 10/14/14 9:45pm 10/14/14 9:45pm

Here's Floyd Mayweather Being A Dick To A Woman In A Barbershop

Floyd Mayweather is one of the very worst people walking this earth. This new video to pop up on YouTube is of Mayweather in a barbershop in London, getting into it with a woman who claims she doesn't know who he is because she doesn't follow boxing. Instead of being relieved someone doesn't know who he is, Mayweather… » 10/01/14 6:00pm 10/01/14 6:00pm

Pain And Violence As A Way Of Life: Muhammad Ali-George Chuvalo II

Leonard Gardner is the author of one of the finest sports novels ever written, Fat City , a masterpiece of the terse style that is, in the words of Denis Johnson, "so precisely written and giving such value to its words that I felt I could almost read it with my fingers, like Braille." Gardner also wrote the… » 10/01/14 9:50am 10/01/14 9:50am

Floyd Mayweather Claims That His Reality Show Is Completely Fake

Boxer and serial woman-beater Floyd Mayweather appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission today to answer questions about a brutal sparring session that Mayweather facilitated on a recent episode of his Showtime reality series. Mayweather defended himself against the commission's questions by claiming that… » 9/23/14 12:39pm 9/23/14 12:39pm

You Could Watch Floyd Mayweather's Shitty, Overpriced PPV. But Why?

Since our article on Floyd Mayweather ran in July, I've received notes from countless fans and even a number of professional boxing writers who've said that they cannot continue to support a man with his history of battering women and utter lack of remorse. Even ESPN got in on the act—well, ESPNw did, to be more… » 9/13/14 5:37pm 9/13/14 5:37pm

Mayweather, On Being A Serial Woman Beater: "Only God Can Judge Me"

Floyd Mayweather beats women. This much is obvious, but for whatever reason it took Rachel Nichols on CNN's Unguarded to actually ask "Money" about his long history as a misogynist and domestic abuser in light of his upcoming bout Saturday against Marcos Maidana. His answers will leave you quite unsatisfied. » 9/12/14 11:13pm 9/12/14 11:13pm

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