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Floyd Mayweather Jr, Stripped Off His Title That He Won Against Manny Pacquiao

Last Monday, the Undefeated Champion Floyd “Pretty Boy” Mayweather Jr., has been stripped off of his WBO Welterweight title, that he won against the Filipino Fighter Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao last May 2, 2015.

Mayweather beat Pacquiao in the biggest show of his life in Las vegas, Nevada. The 147-pound unification fight  breaks all financial records in boxing history, it has the most total gross such as pay-per-view subscriptions and sponsorships.


The WBO world championship committee, warned Mayweather to vacate the two junior middleweight titles that he holds. But he failed the deadline that caused him to pay the penalty worth of $200,000 and stripped his WBO welterweight title.

WBO organization said that holding multiple titles in different weight class is against the rules of the organization. A boxer who holds different title in different weight class must decide to choose on what title that he will continue or he will surrender?

Mayweather has given by the WBO organization of two months to decide on what title that he will surrender? Usually boxer holding multiples titles in different weight class  is only given 10 days to decide.

Meanwhile, Floyd Mayweather Jr, camps was displeased on the ruling of the WBO.  Leonard Ellerbe CEO of Mayweather promotions said that Floyd will talk and will decide what, or if any, actions he will take. After he finished enjoying his hundreds of millions that he had in the last fight.
source: ESPN

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