Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization Welterweight title by WBO Monday. The announcement came after Mayweather failed to comply with the WBO's rules regarding titles.
According to a report in ESPN, Mayweather got the world welterweight title when he won via unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao last May 2 in Las Vegas, in a boxing fight that went down in boxing history as the highest-earning fight that broke all financial records.
WBO made the decision to strip Mayweather of his title after he failed to pay a sanctioning fee of $200,000 for the fight by the July 3 deadline. more >>
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson asked members of The Rock Church to pray for him and singer Ciara Harris on Sunday as they strive to build a strong relationship "Jesus' way" and abstain from sex.
Wilson, 26, participated in a 48-minute Q&A session with pastor Miles McPherson at The Rock Church in San Diego on Sunday, where he was candid about his relationship with Ciara. There, he revealed that the pair had not been sexually intimate and would abstain from doing so until they were married.
The star quarterback who made it to the Super Bowl two years in a row recalled asking his girlfriend a very important question about their relationship. more >>
Recent news in the world of boxing, the World Boxing Organization has stripped off the welterweight world title that Floyd Mayweather Jr. won during his fight with the Filipino fighter, Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao in May 2's "Fight of the Century."
According to a report from Reuters, the reason behind WBO's decision stem from Mayweather's failure to pay on Friday afternoon the $200,000 sanctioning fee from the fight.
The 48-0 record-holder boxer also failed to vacate the junior middleweight title he held prior to the May 2 fight. more >>
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says lives were changed after he sponsored a trip to Israel where Hall of Fame football players were baptized in the Jordan River.
Kraft, 74, paid for the trip called, "Touchdown in Israel: Mission of Excellence" where 19 Hall of Famers were invited to participate in community events, witness the country's latest technological advancements and take part in spiritual rituals.
A retired professional wrestler who named himself after the famous evangelist Rev. Billy Graham is lobbying for a new job with the largest pro-wrestling organization in the United States.
"Superstar" Billy Graham, a former world champion and periodic critic of the current pro-wrestling industry, has posted on social media about his efforts to get a position with World Wrestling Entertainment.
In a Facebook post from Tuesday, Graham specifically expressed interest in working at the NXT, WWE's Florida-based developmental program. more >>
UFC President Dana White has told Cuban middleweight fighter Yoel Romero to keep religion and politics at home, after Romero thanked Jesus Christ following his win over Lyoto Machida in Saturday's UFC Fight Night 70 event in Hollywood, Florida.
"You just won the biggest fight of your career, America doesn't want to hear your thoughts on Jesus. Keep that stuff at home; religion, politics, all that stuff. When you're out there fighting and you're being interviewed, they want to hear about the fight," White said in an interview with MMA Fighting.
"It's awesome you love Jesus; love Jesus all you want. You just don't have to do it publicly." more >>