Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather tuned into the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, and he had a decent reason. Mayweather says he placed a $30,000 bet on the first half, taking the Falcons who easily beat the spread with a 24-0 halftime lead over the Packers. Mayweather posted a screenshot of his bet on Instagram to brag about the easy $25,000. Over the years, Mayweather has made a habit of flaunting his gambling winnings on social media. Some of his bets have toppled $1 million, and he rarely shares any of his losing bets. But hey, $25,000 for one half of football doesn't seem too bad - even if it is low by Mayweather's betting standards. He also claimed to make $90,000 on Cincinnati-Tulane basketball.
The 34-year-old was one of the faces of the London 2012 Games -- when she made history as the first woman to win Games boxing gold -- but her decision to go pro all but means she will not pursue a third Games gold at Tokyo 2020, having retained her title in Rio last year. "I want to take women's boxing to the next level, become a world champion and do great things," the bubbly flyweight said on Monday, announcing she was turning professional. Adams, a hugely popular figure in Britain who has won pretty much every major title open to her as an amateur, signed a long-term promotional deal with Frank Warren and will make her professional debut at Manchester Arena against an as-yet-unnamed opponent.
Carl Frampton vs Leo Santa Cruz Carl Frampton Record: 23-0 (14 KO) ... Streak: W23 ... Last 5: 5-0 ... Last 10: 10-0 ... Stance: Orthodox ... Height/Reach: 5'5" / 62" ... Age: 29 Thoughts: I always bring this up, but it’s because I like how it turned out. Years back, Barry McGuigan was going on and on and on about this fighter he had, Carl Frampton, who he predicted would win world titles and be a big star. A lot of people laughed him off, just figured it was typical promoter hype. “Yeah, I’ve got this kid from Belfast, he’s a great one!” Turns out McGuigan was right. Frampton has won world titles at 122 and now 126, has beaten top fighters in Leo Santa Cruz and Scott Quigg, has a number of solid