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LOS ANGELES -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a champion boxer and has tested his moves on "Dancing With the Stars." Now the man many consider the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world is preparing to drop the gloves and do some wrasslin.'

A $20 million payday awaits the undefeated WBC welterweight champion when he takes on Big Show as part of WWE's "WrestleMania XXIV" at Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla., on March 30.

"It's entertainment. You have a chance to just be you and do what you want to do," Mayweather said Monday after a chaotic Staples Center event that masqueraded as a news conference.

The boxer nicknamed "Money" clearly likes the way WWE does business.

"Wrestling takes care of business right on the spot," Mayweather said. "Whatever they say they're going to do, they do it right on the spot. There's no waiting three, four, five months. Quick results, quick money. Quick big money, too."

His manager Leonard Ellerbee and WWE executive Shane McMahon confirmed Mayweather's eight-figure payday for the outdoor match to be shown on live on pay-per-view.

Mayweather incited the couple hundred of already hyped fans at Staples Center by whipping out a thick wad of cash and repeatedly tossing $100, $50 and $20 bills into the crowd that had nearly as many women as men.


[+] EnlargeJesse Grant/WireImage

Floyd Mayweather, shown February 18 with WWE star Big Show, will get another crack in the wrestling ring March 30 at WrestleMania XXIV in Orlando, Fla.

A mad scramble ensued, with a light pole nearly getting knocked over and two small children caught in the chaos. One lucky man emerged from the pileup clutching six $100 bills.

Mayweather played to the frenzied crowd after appearing from behind a black curtain wearing a New York Yankees jacket and cap. Fans shouted insults and the name of hometown hero Oscar De La Hoya at Mayweather.

"I run Vegas and I run L.A. and I will run the WWE," he boasted.

At 5-foot-8, 150 pounds, Mayweather gives up big numbers to the bald Big Show, who stands 7-feet and weighs 430.

"I weigh three times as much as he does," Big Show crowed. "It's not fair, but I'm a businessman and I see an opportunity for business."

Then he picked up the wooden podium and tossed it to the floor, where it splintered and the attached two mics lay like broken sticks. Clearly, Staples Center officials hadn't expected the move.

Mayweather hopped onto a chair and exchanged glares with Big Show while WWE regulars Randy Orton, John Cena, Triple H and Edge looked on, witnessing a newcomer who clearly understands the theatrics of modern-day wrestling.

"WWE is the biggest it gets," Mayweather said. "This is going to be an event like none other."

Ellerbee scoffed that hard-core boxing fans won't take Mayweather seriously after his WWE antics.

"After March 30, when Floyd goes out and takes care of his business at WrestleMania, he's still going to be the best fighter in the world and the face of boxing," he said. "Tell me what changes about that? Nothing changes."

The wrestling gig is another part of Ellerbee's carefully crafted plan to expand Mayweather's fan base.

"Either I'm going to be a genius with this or I'm the biggest idiot," he said. "Boxers have such a short window of opportunity. He can't become any bigger in boxing."

That's why Ellerbee snagged Mayweather a spot on ABC's reality hit "Dancing With the Stars." Mayweather didn't win the disco ball trophy, but he wasn't the first one voted off, either.

"It crossed him over and took him into the households of many middle-aged Middle Americans and turned him into a mainstream superstar," Ellerbee said. "Now when Floyd goes into the grocery store, the first thing 65-year-old ladies say is, `You're Floyd from 'Dancing With the Stars.'"

Mayweather plans to train with WWE Latino star Ray Mysterio, who wears a mask on his face.

"I'm outside the box," he said, lapsing into the third person. "Floyd Mayweather is not just a fighter, he's an entertainer. That's what the world must know."

But he hasn't forgotten his night job.

Mayweather alluded to a possible rematch with De La Hoya in September. De La Hoya lost a split decision in their last bout May 5.



Looks like whatever mayweather touches, he brings in 20 million dollars, who's the draw now?
 

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LOS ANGELES -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a champion boxer and has tested his moves on "Dancing With the Stars." Now the man many consider the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world is preparing to drop the gloves and do some wrasslin.'

A $20 million payday awaits the undefeated WBC welterweight champion when he takes on Big Show as part of WWE's "WrestleMania XXIV" at Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla., on March 30.

"It's entertainment. You have a chance to just be you and do what you want to do," Mayweather said Monday after a chaotic Staples Center event that masqueraded as a news conference.

The boxer nicknamed "Money" clearly likes the way WWE does business.

"Wrestling takes care of business right on the spot," Mayweather said. "Whatever they say they're going to do, they do it right on the spot. There's no waiting three, four, five months. Quick results, quick money. Quick big money, too."

His manager Leonard Ellerbee and WWE executive Shane McMahon confirmed Mayweather's eight-figure payday for the outdoor match to be shown on live on pay-per-view.

Mayweather incited the couple hundred of already hyped fans at Staples Center by whipping out a thick wad of cash and repeatedly tossing $100, $50 and $20 bills into the crowd that had nearly as many women as men.


[+] EnlargeJesse Grant/WireImage

Floyd Mayweather, shown February 18 with WWE star Big Show, will get another crack in the wrestling ring March 30 at WrestleMania XXIV in Orlando, Fla.

A mad scramble ensued, with a light pole nearly getting knocked over and two small children caught in the chaos. One lucky man emerged from the pileup clutching six $100 bills.

Mayweather played to the frenzied crowd after appearing from behind a black curtain wearing a New York Yankees jacket and cap. Fans shouted insults and the name of hometown hero Oscar De La Hoya at Mayweather.

"I run Vegas and I run L.A. and I will run the WWE," he boasted.

At 5-foot-8, 150 pounds, Mayweather gives up big numbers to the bald Big Show, who stands 7-feet and weighs 430.

"I weigh three times as much as he does," Big Show crowed. "It's not fair, but I'm a businessman and I see an opportunity for business."

Then he picked up the wooden podium and tossed it to the floor, where it splintered and the attached two mics lay like broken sticks. Clearly, Staples Center officials hadn't expected the move.

Mayweather hopped onto a chair and exchanged glares with Big Show while WWE regulars Randy Orton, John Cena, Triple H and Edge looked on, witnessing a newcomer who clearly understands the theatrics of modern-day wrestling.

"WWE is the biggest it gets," Mayweather said. "This is going to be an event like none other."

Ellerbee scoffed that hard-core boxing fans won't take Mayweather seriously after his WWE antics.

"After March 30, when Floyd goes out and takes care of his business at WrestleMania, he's still going to be the best fighter in the world and the face of boxing," he said. "Tell me what changes about that? Nothing changes."

The wrestling gig is another part of Ellerbee's carefully crafted plan to expand Mayweather's fan base.

"Either I'm going to be a genius with this or I'm the biggest idiot," he said. "Boxers have such a short window of opportunity. He can't become any bigger in boxing."

That's why Ellerbee snagged Mayweather a spot on ABC's reality hit "Dancing With the Stars." Mayweather didn't win the disco ball trophy, but he wasn't the first one voted off, either.

"It crossed him over and took him into the households of many middle-aged Middle Americans and turned him into a mainstream superstar," Ellerbee said. "Now when Floyd goes into the grocery store, the first thing 65-year-old ladies say is, `You're Floyd from 'Dancing With the Stars.'"

Mayweather plans to train with WWE Latino star Ray Mysterio, who wears a mask on his face.

"I'm outside the box," he said, lapsing into the third person. "Floyd Mayweather is not just a fighter, he's an entertainer. That's what the world must know."

But he hasn't forgotten his night job.

Mayweather alluded to a possible rematch with De La Hoya in September. De La Hoya lost a split decision in their last bout May 5.



Looks like whatever mayweather touches, he brings in 20 million dollars, who's the draw now?

He's just making an idiot of himself Two young golden glovers watched his antics and scoffed. How can you ever take him seriously in boxing one said Look at him he looks like a little pipsqueak up against big show
 

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That pipsqueak would knock your socks off, If you dont care, dont post. This is great publicity for boxing.

 

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That pipsqueak would knock your socks off, If you dont care, dont post. This is great publicity for boxing.

I agree 100%, everybody who follows boxing today knows pbf.. the ones that dont watch boxing should.. Its good for boxing wether you like it or not C.J.
btw, after that maybe you can see floyd losing a fight to Clubber Lang
 

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I saw how much he was getting I was talking with a friend before I said he will prob get 5 mill .. 20 !!! lol .. thats NUTS .. but I guess he is worth it for them ... WWE has $$ to spend .. I saw Floyd on a like pre fight interview.. he had a stack of $$ and threw it all over to the people taking pictures they stopped and were grabbing for the $$ I thought it was pretty funny .. But Sh *% good for him 20 Million is Insane ammounts of $$
 

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The only thing cj cares about is himself and his favorite fighters, he doesnt care about the sport of boxing, hell he talks more negative about it that mma and ufc fans.
 

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Triple H ( the biggest suppoabley star on the WWE ) I heard only gets about 2 million a year. Good money for floyd, its all over yahoo, google that shiz.
 

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The only thing cj cares about is himself and his favorite fighters, he doesnt care about the sport of boxing, hell he talks more negative about it that mma and ufc fans.
Lance i was part of boxing when you were just a twinkle in your momma's eyes please dont be stupid enough to tell me dont care about it
 

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I dont think it will be but as long as he beats oscar again and fights cotto. I think Floyd will be set.
 

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Pacquaio is already a pop icon in the phillipines, a movie star, a boxer, wrestling wouldnt be anything new lol. Gotta love Pacman.
 

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I heard somewhere hes like Brad pitt over there, all the girls want him. maybe thats why hes the pacman, he eats em all
 

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Are there any judges in wrestling? Any descision wins or anything like that? How is it possible that Mayweather wins unless he frustrates the Big Show into saying "No Mas"?
 

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Are there any judges in wrestling? Any descision wins or anything like that? How is it possible that Mayweather wins unless?
In wrestling he can get some weapons in the crowd, somebody may climb in the ring and help him, or he can go with one of those spinning countdown imobilizations like rey misterio.. I heard Floyd is training with rey misterio so I wont be surprised with flying kicks and stuff like taht
 

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Ah, interesting! I'd like to see Mayweather with Ray Misterio vs the BigShow and a guest appearences from Zab Judah, Yoel Judah, Roger Mayweather, Leonard Ellerbe, Mayweather's grandma, and Larry Merchant come climb in with a bottle of Vodka and break it on Zab's head.

They can really make this an interesting night.
 

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Ah, interesting! I'd like to see Mayweather with Ray Misterio vs the BigShow and a guest appearences from Zab Judah, Yoel Judah, Roger Mayweather, Leonard Ellerbe, Mayweather's grandma, and Larry Merchant come climb in with a bottle of Vodka and break it on Zab's head.

They can really make this an interesting night.
:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
 
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