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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Weighs In Heavy And Faces A Significant Penalty


Floyd Mayweather Jr. weighs in heavy and faces a significant financial penalty for his match against Manuel Marquez. Mayweather Jr. weighs in two pound over the 144-pound weight limit during Friday, September 18, 2009 official weigh-in at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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The $10 million purse for the welterweight bout between Mayweather and Marquez has been reduced. Marquez will be the benefactor of more than his agreed $2 million for the fight because of the over the weight limit.

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DL Hughley hosted the official boxing weigh-in today.

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Historical boxing figures were also on hand for the show, including Sakio Bica, Oscar De La Hoya, Bernard Hopkins Thomas Hearns, Michael Buffer, Roger Mayweather and Victor Ortiz.

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The very anticipated fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena September 19, 2009 between Floyd Mayweather vs Manuel Marquez will be attended by sports stars, celebrities and boxing fans from around the world.

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