Big Show

The Big ShowThe GiantPaul Wight
On February 17, 2008 at No Way Out, Big Show made his return to WWE television, attempted to attack Rey Mysterio after his World Heavyweight Championship match with Edge but got into a physical confrontation with boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. after Mayweather came from the crowd to challenge Big Show. The confrontation ended with Mayweather breaking Big Show's nose with a punching combination. Show lost to Mayweather at WrestleMania XXIV by knockout after a shot to the jaw with brass knuckles. He turned face soon after. At One Night Stand, Show defeated CM Punk, John Morrison, Chavo Guerrero, and Tommy Dreamer in a Singapore Cane match.

Undisputed champion

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In professional boxing, the undisputed champion of a weight class is usually a boxer who is recognized as the world champion at that class by each boxing organization, However, there are no officially declared necessary conditions needed to become an undisputed champion, as the major boxing organizations refer to all boxers holding at least two world titles in their respective division as "unified champions".

Politics of Chechnya

2004 presidential electionChechen collaboratorspolitical system
In the view of local observers, Ramzan Kadyrov is actively building his own "vertical of power" in the republic, placing his men in all the leading and more or less important positions.

Light middleweight

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., Sugar Ray Leonard, Miguel Cotto, Thomas Hearns, Mike McCallum, Julian Jackson, Roberto Durán, Terry Norris, Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Winky Wright. Current champions Current interim champions In the International Kickboxing Federation (IKF), Super Welterweight is 147.1 - 153 lb (66.9 - 69.5 kg) & Light Middleweight is 153.1 - 159 lb (69.6 - 72.3 kg). *

Canelo Álvarez

Canelo AlvarezSaul "Canelo" ÁlvarezSaúl "Canelo" Álvarez
Álvarez, The Ring magazine's no. 1 rated light middleweight and unified WBC/WBA "regular" champion, fought against The Ring magazine's no. 1 pound for pound fighter, WBA super welterweight champion and WBC/The Ring magazine welterweight champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr., on September 14, 2013. Mayweather held a world title at welterweight (147 pounds), but he also still owned a junior middleweight title (154), which he won by outpointing Miguel Cotto in May 2012. And he was moving back up in weight to face Álvarez with their belts on the line, although the fight was contested at a catchweight of 152 pounds.

Boxing career of Manny Pacquiao

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Because of Pacquiao's reluctance to submit to random blood testing to the extent requested by Mayweather, despite lack of evidence, the Mayweather camp repeated their suggestion that Pacquiao was using banned substances, which resulted in Pacquiao filing a lawsuit for defamation, seeking damages in excess of 75,000 dollars. The lawsuit cited accusations made by Floyd Mayweather Jr., Floyd Mayweather Sr., Roger Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.

Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr., billed as The World Awaits, was a light middleweight superfight that took place on May 5, 2007, at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada between six-division world champion Oscar De La Hoya (38–4, 30 KO) and undefeated four-division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (37–0, 24 KO). At the time, the bout was the most lucrative boxing match ever, with over $130 million in generated revenue. Mayweather Jr. won by split decision over De La Hoya in 12 rounds, capturing the World Boxing Council (WBC) light middleweight title. The fight took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada under the promotion of Golden Boy Promotions.

List of WBA world champions

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This is a list of WBA world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the World Boxing Association (WBA). The list also includes champions certificated by the National Boxing Association (NBA), the predecessor to the WBA.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Zab Judah

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"Mayweather vs. Judah: Sworn Enemies" was a boxing IBF Welterweight championship which took place on April 8, 2006, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Paradise, Nevada between IBF Welterweight Champion Zab Judah (34-3, 25 KO) and undefeated three-division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (35-0, 24 KO). With the loss to Carlos Manuel Baldomir, it appeared that Judah's much anticipated bout with Mayweather was off, but Judah's promoter Don King and Mayweather's promoter Bob Arum reworked the deals so the fight would go on.

List of WBC world champions

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This is a list of WBC world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the World Boxing Council (WBC). The WBC is one of the four major governing bodies in professional boxing, and certifies world champions in 10 different weight classes. In 1963, the year of its foundation, the WBC inaugurated titles in all divisions with the exception of light flyweight, super flyweight, super bantamweight, super middleweight and cruiserweight, which were inaugurated in the subsequent decades. The most recent title inaugurated by the WBC is in the minimumweight (also called strawweight) division in 1987.

List of IBF world champions

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This is a list of IBF world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the International Boxing Federation (IBF). The IBF is one of the four major governing bodies in professional boxing, and has certified world champions in 17 different weight classes since 1983.

Carlos Rios

In 1999 Rios was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr for the WBC super featherweight title. He later fought Acelino Freitas in 2000 for the WBO super featherweight title.

Vladimir Putin

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Chechen Republic head and Putin supporter, Ramzan Kadyrov, states that Putin saved both the Chechen people and Russia. Russia has suffered democratic backsliding during Putin's tenure. Freedom House has listed Russia as being "not free" since 2005. In 2004, Freedom House warned that Russia's "retreat from freedom marks a low point not registered since 1989, when the country was part of the Soviet Union." The Economist Intelligence Unit has rated Russia as "authoritarian" since 2011, whereas it had previously been considered a "hybrid regime" (with "some form of democratic government" in place) as late as 2007.

Tenshin Nasukawa

On November 5, 2018, it was announced that Nasukawa was expected to face undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. at Rizin 14 on December 31, 2018. The supposed rules for this bout were not determined. However, on 7 November, Mayweather stated that the fight had been announced in error due to a misunderstanding (claiming that he had never even heard of Nasukawa until the press conference), and that he had been booked for an exhibition fight for "a small group of wealthy spectators" that was not meant to be televised. On November 16, 2018, Mayweather announced that the fight is back on. It will be a 3-round exhibition boxing match.

List of WBO world champions

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This is a list of WBO world champions, showing every world champion certified by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). The WBO is one of the four major governing bodies in professional boxing, and has awarded world championships in 17 different weight classes since 1989.

List of The Ring world champions

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The Ring magazine has awarded world championships in professional boxing within each weight class from its foundation in 1922 until the 1990s, and again since 2001. These titles were at one point intertwined with the lineal championship of a weight class, but have since become distinct from each other.

No Way Out (2008)

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After doing so, The Big Show began taunting professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who was in attendance and Mysterio's close friend. As Big Show threatened to chokeslam Mysterio, Mayweather jumped over the security wall and entered the ring to confront Big Show. Show then got on his knees to allow Mayweather to punch him, which Mayweather did with a combination of punches, bloodying The Big Show from the nose and mouth. Mayweather and his crew fled the ring, and then through the crowd, where Shane McMahon stopped The Big Show from chasing them. The next match saw Randy Orton defend the WWE Championship against John Cena. The match started slow, with the men trading dominance.

WWE Breaking Point

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The guest host and storyline matchmaker of the August 24 episode of Raw was welterweight boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who had a match with The Big Show at WrestleMania XXIV the previous year. Due to the lingering animosity, Mayweather announced that Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP) and Mark Henry would receive a match against The Big Show and his tag team partner, Chris Jericho, for the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship at Breaking Point, provided they defeat them in an exhibition match that night; MVP and Henry gained their chance after Mayweather gave MVP brass knuckles while the referee was distracted, to knock out and pin Jericho for the win.

Fight Night Round 2

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., Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao, Bernard Hopkins, Roberto Durán, and Evander Holyfield. This is the only game in the series to feature Mayweather. EA SPORTS TRAXX: featuring music by Fabolous (who appears in the video game), David Banner, Geto Boys, and Pitbull. The GameCube version contains the SNES classic hit Super Punch-Out!! as a bonus game. The game's protagonist, Little Mac, can become a playable fighter in the GameCube version of Fight Night Round 2 if player either completes every circuit in Super Punch-Out!! or creates a new character in Fight Night Round 2 with "MACMAN" as the character's first name. Nine venues, including Atlantic City and Flushing, Queens.

Genaro Hernández

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In what would turn out to be his last fight, on October 3 of 1998 he lost his titles to Floyd Mayweather Jr. by an 8th round retirement. In December 1998, after he was diagnosed with a blood clot and a torn cartilage muscle, he announced his retirement with a record of 38 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins coming by knockout. He had intended to challenge WBC lightweight champion César Bazán before the diagnosis. After retiring from boxing Hernández was diagnosed with stage four rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck, a very rare form of cancer, and one which Hernández' insurance would not cover for treatment.

Rizin Fighting Federation

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. 🇺🇸 Floyd Mayweather Jr. 🇺🇸 Ian McCall. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Brett McDermott. 🇯🇵 Reina Miura. 🇯🇵 Kazuyuki Miyata. 🇯🇵 Mika Nagano. 🇯🇵 Yuichiro Nagashima. 🇯🇵 Tenshin Nasukawa. 🇷🇺 Vadim Nemkov. 🇯🇵 Akiyo Nishiura. 🇧🇷 Diego Nunes. 🇪🇬 Osunaarashi. 🇯🇵 Takafumi Otsuka. Goran Reljić. 🇯🇵 Kazushi Sakuraba. 🇯🇵 Hayato Sakurai. 🇺🇸 Bob Sapp. 🇯🇵 Ulka Sasaki. 🇺🇸 Justin Scoggins. 🇯🇵 Ai Shimizu. 🇷🇺 Kirill Sidelnikov. 🇧🇷 Wanderlei Silva.

List of super-featherweight boxing champions

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This is a list of Super featherweight boxing champions, as recognized by boxing organizations:

The Ring (magazine)

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Some of the boxers featured on the magazine covers have included Tommy Ryan, Salvador Sánchez, Jack Dempsey, Pancho Villa, Max Schmeling, Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, Rocky Marciano, Willie Pep, Muhammad Ali, Alexis Argüello, Wilfred Benítez, Wilfredo Gómez, Roberto Durán, Larry Holmes, Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Bud Taylor, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Thomas Hearns, Roy Jones Jr., Bernard Hopkins, Julio César Chávez, Félix Trinidad, Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya, Mauro Mina, and Ricardo Mayorga.