Floyd Mayweather Says He Was Tricked Into NYE Fight Announcement (Video)

Floyd Mayweather says he was tricked and bamboozled into making his recent fight announcement and as a result, the fight isn’t happening. In a message on his Instagram page, Mayweather pens a lengthy message about the announcement and how he was only there to make a personal appearance, not announce a fight. Maybe that’s a good thing considering the reaction from fans after the announcement. To see Mayweather’s full announcement, plus the press conference from Japan, scroll down.   View this post on Instagram   Now that I am back on U.S. soil after a long and disappointing trip to Tokyo, I now have the time to address you, my fans and the media in…

Rigondeaux Closes 2014 With Win Over Amagasa

OSAKA, JAPAN – After a year of boxing highs and promotional lows, super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux closed out 2014 strong. At the Bodymaker Colosseum, Rigondeaux survived two knockdowns to defeat Hisashi Amagasa who retired on his stool after eleven rounds of action. Despite a 6 1/2 inch reach advantage, Rigondeaux easily controlled action by way of superior speed in movement. Attempting to gain the upper hand in the match, Amagasa marched forward applying pressure but soon found he was no match for the continued, peppering jab of the Rigondeaux. It appeared the tide would turn in Amagasa’s favor in the seventh round, when he sent Rigondeaux at twice, but the Cuban champion managed to bounce…