Light welterweight

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Amir Khan. Juan Manuel Márquez. Micky Ward. Arturo Gatti. Marijan Beneš. Danny García. Devon Alexander. Ruslan Provodnikov. Alexis Arguello. Timothy Bradley. Viktor Postol. Wilfred Benítez. Miguel Cotto. Terence Crawford. Julius Indongo. Paulie Malignaggi. Junior Witter.

Antonio Margarito

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Margarito expressed interest in fighting Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao if the latter's bout with Floyd Mayweather did not materialize. His comeback fight was postponed until May 8 and was held at Aguascalientes, Mexico, where he faced light middleweight contender Roberto García (21–2). Margarito won a ten-round unanimous decision over Garcia to capture the vacant WBC International Light Middleweight title. The judges’ score cards were 99–89, 100–88 and 99–90, all in favor of Margarito. Margarito knocked Garcia down in the first round, the first time Garcia was knocked down in his boxing career.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez

Sep 14, 2013Mayweather-ÁlvarezThe One
Judge Ross retired after this fight. 1 The GMA News TV telecast ceased commercial operations due to high airtime cost with live coverage via satellite feed of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez, part of GMA News TV ceased broadcasting operations due to the network's "disappointing" development. The GMA Network management announced that GMA News TV would sign-off on December 31, 2013. Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez Official Fight Card from BoxRec. Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez on Showtime. Golden Boy Promotions. Mayweather Promotions.

Akhmed Zakayev

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In January 2008, Zakayev's name showed up on the purported hit list of Ramzan Kadyrov's enemies abroad to be killed, which was published on the Internet following the murder of the Chechen dissident Umar Israilov (a former bodyguard of Kadyrov who was shot dead after receiving asylum in Austria). Zakayev was arrested by the Polish police during his visit to Poland on 17 September 2010. He was released the same day. On 11 February 2009, Ramzan Kadyrov said he personally invited Zakayev to return to Chechnya if he does not want to be "used by special services and other forces against Russia".

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Carlos Baldomir

Nov 4, 2006Pretty Risky
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Carlos Baldomir, billed as Pretty Risky, was a championship unification fight for Mayweather's International Boxing Federation Welterweight title and Baldomir's World Boxing Council and The Ring (magazine) Welterweight titles. The bout was held on November 4, 2006, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event also featured Robert Guerrero vs. Orlando Salido for the International Boxing Federation Featherweight title. 325,000 pay-per-view buys, $16.3 million in television revenue.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana

May 3, 20143 May 2014Mayweather vs. Maidana
Floyd Mayweather ($32,000,000) vs. Marcos Maidana ($1,500,000). Undercard. Amir Khan ($1,500,000) vs. Luis Collazo ($300,000). Adrien Broner ($500,000) vs. Carlos Molina ($100,000). Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana Official Fight Card from BoxRec. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana on Showtime. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana on BoxNation.

2014 Grozny bombing

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On October 5, 2014 a 19-year-old man named Opti Mudarov went to the town hall where an event was taking place to mark Grozny City Day celebrations coinciding with the birthday of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. Police officers noticed him acting strangely and stopped him. The officers began to search him and the bomb which Mudarov had been carrying exploded. Five officers, along with the suicide bomber, were killed, while 12 others were wounded.

Arturo Gatti vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Jun 25, 2005
Floyd Mayweather Jr., billed as "Thunder & Lightning", was a professional boxing match contested on June 25, 2005 for the WBC super lightweight championship. The Gatti–Mayweather bout had been in the making for over a year. After a tough trilogy with Mickey Ward, Gatti earned a shot at the vacant WBC super lightweight (AKA light welterweight) championship, winning the title on January 21, 2004 with a unanimous decision victory over Gianluca Branco. Four months later, Mayweather would vacate his WBC and The Ring lightweight title and move up to the light welterweight division.

Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton

May 2, 20092 May 2009The Battle of East and West
The defeat was the second in Hatton's career but also his second in four fights, after a defeat to Floyd Mayweather, Jr.; his mixed performances, combined with the speed of the defeat to Pacquiao, led some to call for Hatton to retire. The fight had a deep effect on Ricky Hatton. In one of his revelations, Hatton admitted that he contemplated committing suicide after losing to Pacquiao. The fight also forced Hatton to retire. Confirmed bouts:

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana II

Sep 13, 2014MayhemMayweather-Maidana II
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana II, billed as "Mayhem", was a world championship boxing match held on September 13, 2014, in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, United States. The fight was won by Mayweather via unanimous decision, with scores of 116-111 twice and 115-112. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana II Official Fight Card from BoxRec. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2 on Showtime. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana II on BoxNation.

Adrien Broner

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After Maidana beat Broner, he became a candidate to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3 on Showtime PPV. The other close candidate was Amir Khan. Maidana's manager manager Sebastian Contursi believed his fighter deserved a big money fight. ESPN reported the rematch could take place in April 2014 in California at the StubHub Center or again at the Alamodome. On March 26, 2014, it was announced that Broner would mark his first professional fight as a light welterweight on the Mayweather vs.

Ruslan Yamadayev

Ruslan
The pro-Moscow president of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov who had, in the months prior to the assassination, engaged in a bitter rivalry with the Yamadayevs denied accusations of being behind the killing, and suggested Yamadayev fell victim of a blood feud. Sulim Yamadayev also accused Kadyrov and promised to take revenge. He also denied the claims of Kadyrov, stating that his brother did not have any blood feud or business clashes that could have caused his assassination. Sulim himself was reported killed on 29 March 2009 in Dubai. In April 2009, a court in Moscow convicted two Chechen of the assassination of Yamadayev.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Ricky Hatton

Dec 8, 2007Undefeated8 Dec 2007
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Ricky Hatton, billed as Undefeated, was a boxing superfight that took place on December 8, 2007, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, between reigning WBC & The Ring welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and reigning The Ring light welterweight champion Ricky Hatton. The fight was for Mayweather's WBC & The Ring welterweight titles. Mayweather defeated Hatton by TKO in the tenth round. The referee for the fight was Joe Cortez, with Burt Clements, Dave Moretti and Paul Smith as the three judges. Hatton weighed in at 145 lbs and Mayweather at 147 lbs.

Joshua Clottey

Clottey
Clottey fought seven-division world champion Manny Pacquiao on March 13, 2010 in Arlington, Texas, at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium following the disagreement on terms of a proposed boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. which would have been scheduled on the same date in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clottey lost to Pacquiao by unanimous decision. Pacquiao threw a total of 1231 punches in the fight, missing 985 and landing 246. Clottey threw a total of 399 punches, 291 missed and 108 hit Manny. On November 19, 2011, after over a year away from the ring, Clottey returned to defeat Calvin Green via TKO in the second round.

Robert Guerrero

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In the post fight interview, Guerrero called out pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather saying, "Pretty Boy, let's do it." On May 4, 2013 in a fight billed as May Day ', Guerrero lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KOs) in the WBC Welterweight Championship fight by a unanimous decision in front of a 15,880 crowd at the MGM Grand arena, with all judges scoring the fight 117-111 in favor of Mayweather. Guerrero won the first 3 rounds, then Mayweather adjusted back to his defensive style and won from the 4th to 12th round. Mayweather landing a high 60 percent of his power punches, which included 23 of 30 power punches in the eighth round, when Guerrero was cut over his left eye.

Chechens

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At the same time, Chechnya under Moscow-backed authoritarian rule of Ramzan Kadyrov has undergone its own controversial counter-campaign of Islamization of the republic, with the local government actively promoting and enforcing their own version of a so-called "traditional Islam", including introducing elements of Sharia that replaced Russian official laws. List of Chechen people. Northeast Caucasian people. Nakh peoples. Ingush people. Vainakhia. Amjad Jaimoukha, The Chechens: A Handbook (London, New York: Routledge, 2005). Lechi Ilyasov, The Diversity of the Chechen Culture: From Historical Roots to the Present (Moscow, 2009). John B.

Keith Thurman

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Thurman commented on fighting Floyd Mayweather after the bout saying, "I'm a young, strong champion, Floyd. Come get it, I'm undefeated like you, baby. Come take my 0 baby! Come take my 0! I'm ready. I'm ready." Collazo received a $500,000 purse compared to Thurman's $1.5 million. Thurman landed 119 of 348 punches (34 percent) while Collazo connected on just 76 of 244 (31 percent). The fight peaked 1.1 million viewers, averaging only 799,000 viewers. On January 8, 2016 Premier Boxing Champions requested to the WBA, the upcoming fight between Danny García and Robert Guerrero be for the vacant WBA 'Super' title as Floyd Mayweather Jr. had retired.

Kadyrovtsy

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According to separatists, all the kidnapped persons were put into Ramzan Kadyrov's personal prison in Tsentaroy. On April 28, 2006, security forces loyal to Ramzan Kadyrov fought a fist and then gun battle with the bodyguards of then the pro-Russian president Alu Alkhanov. Up to two men were reportedly killed and four injured in the clash at the presidential administration, sparking fears of a broader power struggle between the groups of Chechen men who control the republic in support of the Russian authorities. The exchange of fire happened during a meeting between Alkhanov and a federal official, Sergei Stepashin.

World Boxing Council

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The following boxers have earned the Emeritus Championship appellation throughout their careers: Lennox Lewis, Vitali Klitschko, Roy Jones Jr, Bernard Hopkins (Honorary Champion), Mikkel Kessler, Sergio Gabriel Martínez, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Kostya Tszyu, Manny Pacquiao, Danny García, Érik Morales, Toshiaki Nishioka, Vic Darchinyan, Édgar Sosa and Tony Bellew. During the WBC's 51st Convention in Bangkok, Thailand, Floyd Mayweather was named "Supreme Champion", a designation that nobody before him has ever achieved. The WBC bolstered the legitimacy of women's boxing by recognizing fighters such as Christy Martin and Lucia Rijker as contenders for World Female titles in 16 weight divisions.

DeMarcus Corley

DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley
DeMarcus Deon Corley (born June 3, 1974) is an American professional boxer. A veteran of the sport for more than two decades, he held the WBO junior welterweight title from 2001 to 2003, and has fought as a gatekeeper against many of boxing's biggest names.