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Floyd Mayweather gave Shantel Jackson enough diamonds to sink a cruise ship

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Remember those rumors over the summer about Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his fiancee Shantel Jackson breaking up? Floyd has since said publicly that the two are still together and planning to get married. On Friday, he gave us an example of a picture being worth a thousand words.

In this instance, the items in the pictures are worth millions of dollars. Mayweather posted two photos on Instagram of the massive diamonds he bought for Jackson. On her right hand, Jackson was sporting a 25 carat yellow diamond ring and a 50 carat yellow diamond bracelet. This was on her other hand:

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Floyd Mayweather jabs Manny Pacquiao, Marcos Maidana and Amir Khan on Instagram

Let the Floyd Mayweather Jr. crap talking commence.

Mayweather (or whatever assistant runs his Instagram account) spent part of Christmas posting photos on Instagram mocking his potential opponents.

There was this photo of him knocking out Amir Khan.

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“Just imagine what Amir “Con Artist” will get if his name gets picked in the Mayweather sweepstakes,” the caption said.

Khan is likely to be Mayweather’s next opponent for his May fight.

Then there was this photo of him deckin Marcos Maidana in the face:

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. rips Manny Pacquiao with ‘Christmas card’

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Most boxing fans have already given up on the prospect of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao getting together in the ring. The list of reasons why the two have not fought during their careers is longer than Mayweather’s credit card statement, but that does not mean Floyd wants people to forget about it.

Mayweather posted the image you see above on Twitter on Monday, referring to it as his “Christmas card to the world.” Promoter Bob Arum recently said that it would be “stupid” if the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight doesn’t happen, despite that fact that Arum has always come up with countless reasons why the two should not square off.

It’s probably no coincidence that Top Rank is suddenly interested in the Mayweather fight, given the fact that Pacquiao is reportedly having some financial issues. Pacquiao’s camp needs the fight more than Mayweather now, and I’m sure Floyd knows it. I still doubt it ends up happening.

Photo via Twitter/Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Roger Mayweather on Adrien Broner: ‘He ain’t no motherf—ing Floyd Mayweather’ (Video)

Roger-MayweatherAdrien Broner openly admits he is trying to model himself after Floyd Mayweather Jr. Like Floyd, Broner tries to be flashy and talks as much trash as possible so people are aware of him and will pay to watch him fight. As we saw from Broner’s loss over the weekend during which he humped Marcos Maidana and gave us a flop for the ages, he is far from being anywhere close to the fighter Mayweather is.

Roger Mayweather, Floyd’s uncle and one of his trainers, made it clear that he is certain Broner will never be Floyd when he was recently asked about the Broner-Maidana fight. Roger’s rant was pretty entertaining, but beware that it contains a lot of salty language.

In Roger’s opinion, people don’t hate on Broner because he talked about stealing someone’s girlfriend or leaked a disgusting sex tape of himself – they hate on him because he can’t live up to the hype.

“The motherf—er wasn’t what he was anyway,” Roger said. “He wasn’t what people thought he was. They thought he was the next Floyd Mayweather. Now he got his ass whooped and people are saying, ‘This motherf—er wasn’t no Floyd.’ Hell no goddamn way he is.”

If you asked Floyd about Broner, he would probably have a lot nicer things to say about him than his uncle did. Broner looks up to Floyd as a brother and mentor and Floyd tweeted support of Broner after he lost to Maidana by unanimous decision. Still, Roger is right. Broner is not and probably never will be Floyd.

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Floyd Mayweather tweets support of Adrien Broner after loss

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Many were wondering how Floyd Mayweather would react to seeing his protege Adrien Broner lose his first career fight. The answer is he hasn’t wavered in his support of the youngster from Cincinnati.

Not long after Broner lost his WBA welterweight title to Marcos Madiana via unanimous decision, Mayweather sent a tweet to Broner:

“hold your head up champ. I love you. A true champion can take a loss and bounce back, my lil brother,” Mayweather wrote. He also included the picture seen at the top.

Broner’s loss to Maidana was his first and therefore significant for a number of reasons. As we said before the fight, Broner considered Mayweather his mentor. He explicitly stated that he trying to become the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. But the big difference between the two is that Floyd has a perfect record while Broner already has a loss. He’ll never be able to be Floyd for that reason alone.

Many fans turned on Broner after the Maidana fight because he behaves like a clown and wasn’t able to back it up. Mayweather talks himself up a bunch, but he hasn’t lost a fight yet. Broner has. Broner had a lot of work to do to repair his image, but at least he still has Floyd on his side. Floyd’s support will likely help him get the fans back.

Adrien Broner: Floyd Mayweather is my big brother, mentor

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Adrien Broner freely admits that he is building himself in the image of Floyd Mayweather Jr., whom he describes as a brother and mentor.

Broner is a flashy trash-talker who seeks attention in any way he can get it. Whether it’s by leaking sex tapes or fake proposing to his girlfriend after fights, Broner wants people to know who he is and pay attention to him so that they buy his fights.

Where did he get that business model from? Floyd, of course.

“Floyd Mayweather is like a big brother to me,” Broner said on Showtime’s All Access program leading up to his fight with Marcos Maidana. “He’s a mentor, he’s somebody I can talk to about anything. Floyd took boxing to the next level. For me to see that firsthand, it only made me want to try to match what he’d done, or go past that.”

Mayweather, who earlier in the year switched networks from HBO to Showtime, was interviewed for the program and confirmed Broner speaks to him frequently.

“Every day Adrien calls me and asks me about different things. He wants to become a pay-per-view star. He has the remedy, but he has to know when to turn it on and when to turn it off,” said Mayweather.

Mayweather seems to have his business in order and know when to turn it on and off (except for when it comes to his drama with Princess Love, though he might actually enjoy the headlines he receives for that gossip). What Broner needs to learn is which ways to create hype.

Talking about stealing someone’s girlfriend and turning her into the central focus of a fight is good for publicity. So is fake proposing. But burning money and leaking disgusting sex tapes of yourself probably is not what you want to do.

But as far as Broner’s ability to surpass Floyd, he’ll have to really step up his game in the ring first before he can come close to matching Mayweather. We will give him credit, though, because it sure looks like he has a knack for drawing attention.

Floyd Mayweather, Amir Khan likely to fight May 3

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Amir Khan are likely going to fight on May 3, and the official announcement could be made next week.

Khan has been reported to be Mayweather’s next opponent since October, but his team denied the rumors at the time. Khan pulled out of a Dec. 7 bout with Devon Alexander (he was replaced by Shawn Porter) which made it pretty obvious he was in line to fight Floyd.

Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated interviewed Khan this week about the potential fight with Floyd. Mannix tweeted the following:

BoxRec.com has also listed Mayweather’s next fight as May 3 in Las Vegas against Khan. Oddly, BoxRec removed that from his profile page late Wednesday night. They had stated the fight was subject to commission approval:

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