BallerStatus.com » Boxing http://www.ballerstatus.com Daily Urban Lifestyle Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:36:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Bettors Putting Money On Mayweather-Pacquiao Draw http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/24/bettors-putting-money-on-mayweather-pacquiao-draw/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/24/bettors-putting-money-on-mayweather-pacquiao-draw/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:49:01 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=167250 While most boxing matches go one way or the other, every so often, they end in a controversial draw. If the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight ends in a draw, it would be the worst-case scenario for one of Nevada's largest sportsbooks. However, it also could set up an even more lucrative rematch, […]

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Tickets For Mayweather-Pacquiao Sell Out In Seconds http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/24/tickets-for-mayweather-pacquiao-sell-out-in-seconds/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/24/tickets-for-mayweather-pacquiao-sell-out-in-seconds/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:59:16 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=167242 Tickets for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight went on sale on Thursday (April 23), and reportedly sold out in a single minute. Tickets for the fight were priced at $10,000, $7,500, $5,000, $3,500, $2,500 and $1,500... with none of the $10,000 seats offered to the public. Reports said just 1,000 overall were available for […]

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50 Cent & Floyd Mayweather Reconcile http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/23/50-cent-floyd-mayweather-reconcile/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/23/50-cent-floyd-mayweather-reconcile/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:57:03 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=167153 A month after 50 Cent said he was placing a $1.6 million bet on Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao, the pair have officially put their feud to bed. Fif took to Instagram on Thursday (April 23) to share a photo of the pair together, calling the boxer his "brother." "THE original MONEY TEAM, you gotta […]

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Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao Contract Signed; Tickets On Sale http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/22/floyd-mayweather-manny-pacquiao-contract-signed-tickets-on-sale/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/22/floyd-mayweather-manny-pacquiao-contract-signed-tickets-on-sale/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 03:03:36 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=167094 With just 10 days to go before the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, both sides reached a resolution Wednesday (April 22) that will allow tickets for the May 2 fight to finally go on sale. Top Rank chairman Bob Arum, Pacquiao's promoter, confirmed the news to ESPN, and apologized for the wait. "I […]

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“MayPac” Pop-Up Shop Opening In Las Vegas http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/22/maypac-pop-up-shop-opening-in-las-vegas/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/22/maypac-pop-up-shop-opening-in-las-vegas/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:59:05 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=167035 Just over a week away from the historic Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao match up, the promoters have announced the official "MayPac" pop-up shop in Las Vegas. Set to open on Friday (April 24), the 1,700 square foot space will be located on the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Fremont St., and feature a […]

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What!? Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Contract Still Not Signed http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/22/what-floyd-mayweather-manny-pacquiao-contract-still-not-signed/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/22/what-floyd-mayweather-manny-pacquiao-contract-still-not-signed/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:33:02 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=166995 It's almost a week before the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, and an actual contract for the bout to take place at the MGM Grand is still not signed. According to ESPN.com, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said this week that he isn't signing the contract that he received a draft of last week, because […]

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HBO Presents Mayweather / Pacquiao: At Last (Full Episode) http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/21/hbo-presents-mayweatherpacquiao-at-last-full-episode/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/21/hbo-presents-mayweatherpacquiao-at-last-full-episode/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:08:04 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=166945 With less than two weeks to go before the anticipated super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, HBO rolls out an hour-long special telling the stories of both boxers. The special offers an inside look at the six-year journey to the most anticipated fight of the modern era. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao takes place on May […]

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Floyd Mayweather Says He’s Better Than Muhammad Ali http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/21/floyd-mayweather-says-hes-better-than-muhammad-ali/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/21/floyd-mayweather-says-hes-better-than-muhammad-ali/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:14:21 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=166921 While Floyd Mayweather is definitely one of the greatest fighters in boxing history, but is he better than greats like "Sugar" Ray Robinson... or Muhammad Ali? Some may be able to make the argument, but it'd be a tough discussion. However, Floyd says he's better than both. During a recent chat with ESPN 1st Take's Stephen […]

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Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Episode #1 http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/19/inside-mayweather-vs-pacquiao-episode-1/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/19/inside-mayweather-vs-pacquiao-episode-1/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:10:35 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=166784 Following the official commercial for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, Showtime Sports rolls out the first episode of a four-part documentary series chronicling the journey to the "Fight of the Century." Episode #1 chronicles the life of perennial pound-for-pound champ, as he navigates his collision course with Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather-Pacquiao is set to take place […]

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Floyd Mayweather Talks “Fight Of The Century” With Katie Couric http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/14/floyd-mayweather-talks-fight-of-the-century-with-katie-couric/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/14/floyd-mayweather-talks-fight-of-the-century-with-katie-couric/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:55:28 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=166280 With his anticipated fight against Manny Pacquiao less than a month away, Floyd Mayweather sat down with Katie Couric for a chat about his career and what is being called the "Fight of the Century." The boxing star is known for flashing money, cars and jewelry. He tells Katie, it's all real and not just […]

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Roy Jones Jr. Says UFC Won’t Ever Let Anderson Silva Fight Him http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/08/roy-jones-jr-says-ufc-wont-ever-let-anderson-silva-fight-him/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/08/roy-jones-jr-says-ufc-wont-ever-let-anderson-silva-fight-him/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:02:07 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=165689 Former pound-for-pound boxing champ Roy Jones Jr. wants to step into the ring with former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva... but says the UFC won't let it happen. The Brazilian MMA star has long called a fight with Jones a dream, and now, the boxer says he'd like it to happen, though both are past […]

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Floyd Mayweather Spends $25K (A Piece) For Custom Mouth Guards http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/06/floyd-mayweather-spends-25k-a-piece-for-custom-mouth-guards/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/06/floyd-mayweather-spends-25k-a-piece-for-custom-mouth-guards/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 05:23:43 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=165531 Floyd Mayweather continues his run of baller ish... shelling out thousands on custom mouth guards. According to TMZ.com, the boxing star pays around $25,000 a piece for custom mouth guards to a New York City dentist named Dr. Lee Gause. The mouth guards are customized with detailing like gold flakes, diamonds and real $100 bills that […]

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao (Official Ad Spot) http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/06/floyd-mayweather-vs-manny-pacquiao-official-ad-spot/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/06/floyd-mayweather-vs-manny-pacquiao-official-ad-spot/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:06:56 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=165418 With less than a month to go until the historic super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Showtime Sports rolls out the official ad spot for the upcoming, anticipated fight. The 30-second spot highlights the anticipation and the magnitude of what is being touted as the "Fight of the Century." The epic showdown takes place […]

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Mike Tyson Says Pacquiao Will “Be Very Difficult” For Mayweather http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/05/mike-tyson-says-pacquiao-will-be-very-difficult-for-mayweather/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/05/mike-tyson-says-pacquiao-will-be-very-difficult-for-mayweather/#comments Sun, 05 Apr 2015 19:24:46 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=165373 Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson weighed in on the upcoming Floyd Mayeather-Manny Pacquiao fight again... once again picking the Filipino fighter to win. During a brief clip on his Youtube channel, he explained why Mayweather is gonna have the fight of his life. "Floyd can't fight the way he's been fighting and win. When he […]

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Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao PPV To Cost Record $90 http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/02/floyd-mayweather-manny-pacquiao-ppv-to-cost-record-90/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/02/floyd-mayweather-manny-pacquiao-ppv-to-cost-record-90/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 22:08:34 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=165113 While it'd be an experience to be in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, most are gonna watch on PPV. With that said, HBO and Showtime have announced that PPV for what is being billed as "The Fight of the Century" will cost a record $89.95, alongside a possible HD surcharge of $10, […]

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Floyd Mayweather’s 2015 Earnings To Shatter All-Time Record For Athletes http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/02/floyd-mayweathers-2015-earnings-to-shatter-all-time-record-for-athletes/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/04/02/floyd-mayweathers-2015-earnings-to-shatter-all-time-record-for-athletes/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:14:57 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=165056 With the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao super fight nearing, Forbes is predicting that Floyd will shatter the all-time record for athlete pay. With huge projections for pay-per-view buys and gate receipts, both fighters are set to earn huge paydays, with Mayweather likely to earn at least $150 million and Pacquiao more than $100 million. Then, paychecks […]

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Floyd Mayweather’s Chauffeur Shows Off His Car Collection http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/30/floyd-mayweathers-chauffeur-shows-off-his-car-collection/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/30/floyd-mayweathers-chauffeur-shows-off-his-car-collection/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:58:05 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=164736 We've posted about Floyd Mayweather's insane fleet of cars a few times on BallerStatus.com, but with his upcoming fight with Manny Pacquiao nearing, Yahoo Sports decided to visit the boxer's garage. In this clip, Mayweather's chauffeur Bruce "The Driver" Miller shows off his crazy collection of cars, which includes a number of Lamborghinis, three Bugattis, […]

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Woah! Mayweather-Pacquiao Ringside Tickets Going For $87,500 http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/30/woah-mayweather-pacquiao-ringside-tickets-going-for-87500/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/30/woah-mayweather-pacquiao-ringside-tickets-going-for-87500/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:42:12 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=164734 Since the announcement last month, everyone wants to go to the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas on May 2nd. But, if you want tickets, be ready to fork over a lot of cash. According to TMZ, a high-end hospitality service called Precision Concierge New York (PCNY) has 39 tickets, ranging from the upper […]

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MGM Blocking Las Vegas Hotels From Showing Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/29/mgm-blocking-las-vegas-hotels-from-showing-mayweather-pacquiao-fight/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/29/mgm-blocking-las-vegas-hotels-from-showing-mayweather-pacquiao-fight/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:19:54 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=164657 If you're gonna be in Las Vegas for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, you won't be able to watch it unless you're staying at an MGM property. According to TMZ, MGM shotcallers have decided to block all competitors from showing what is being touted as the "fight of the century." MGM reportedly has an exclusivity deal, which […]

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Mayweather Says $4K Pen He Signed Pacquiao Contract With Is Historic http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/27/mayweather-says-4k-pen-he-signed-pacquiao-contract-with-is-historic/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/27/mayweather-says-4k-pen-he-signed-pacquiao-contract-with-is-historic/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:56:51 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=164544 TMZ reported last week that Floyd Mayweather signed the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight contract in usual Mayweather fashion... using an 18 karat gold pen, worth $4,000. The pen is called a Peerless 125, made by a company called Cross. This specific pen is limited to just 125 pieces, and touted as one of the most expensive pens […]

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Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight To Generate More Than $400M http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/24/mayweather-pacquiao-fight-to-generate-more-than-400m/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/24/mayweather-pacquiao-fight-to-generate-more-than-400m/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:52:48 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=164088 As expected, the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is shaping up to break every revenue record in combat sports history, and is expected to easily surpass $400 million. According to ESPN, the live gate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas will generate a staggering $74 million from the sale of […]

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Floyd Mayweather Signed Pacquiao Contract In Most Baller Way http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/21/floyd-mayweather-signed-pacquiao-contract-in-most-baller-way/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/21/floyd-mayweather-signed-pacquiao-contract-in-most-baller-way/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 17:56:52 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=163851 Floyd Mayweather finally signed on the dotted line to fight Manny Pacquiao in late February... and he did so in the most Mayweather way possible. According to TMZ.com, the boxing star signed the contract using an 18 karat gold pen, worth $4,000. It's called the Peerless 125 by Cross -- the number signifying amount of pens […]

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Special $1 Million WBC Mayweather-Pacquiao Belt Revealed http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/17/special-1-million-wbc-mayweather-pacquiao-belt-revealed/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/17/special-1-million-wbc-mayweather-pacquiao-belt-revealed/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:55:52 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=163481 The WBC (World Boxing Council) said it would be creating a special belt for the winner of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in May. After revealing the news last month, we get a first look at the emerald belt that will be awarded to the winner, via TMZ. It features images of Mayweather and Pacquiao, […]

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Champs (Documentary Trailer) http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/15/champs-documentary-trailer/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/15/champs-documentary-trailer/#comments Sun, 15 Mar 2015 07:09:08 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=163254 Director Bert Marcus explores the pursuit of the "American Dream" through boxing, while painting a picture of a controversial sport in a moment of crisis in this new documentary called Champs. The film is center around the stories of heavyweight legends Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins -- each of whom open up about […]

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Watch The Full Mayweather-Pacquiao L.A. Press Conference http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/11/watch-the-full-mayweather-pacquiao-l-a-press-conference/ http://www.ballerstatus.com/2015/03/11/watch-the-full-mayweather-pacquiao-l-a-press-conference/#comments Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:50:48 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=162954 Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao stood face-to-face at the Nokia Theater Live in Los Angeles on Wednesday (March 11) to hype what some consider the fight of the century. Following red-carpet arrivals, the fighters were introduced to more than 700 credentialed media members, where they both said they'd be ready on May 2nd, when […]

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