The Triumph of the Hype

Hamilton Nolan · 05/04/15 09:11AM

The most common sight in Las Vegas early Sunday morning was that of a dejected young man in an extremely boastful Manny Pacquiao t-shirt making his way back to his hotel to change his shirt.

A Moment of Bliss on the Vegas Strip That Soon Will Fade Away

Hamilton Nolan · 05/02/15 12:37PM

An old man sitting on the wall outside the MGM Grand yesterday and smoking a cigarette regarded the protesters streaming by dubiously. “Hey, they say don’t hit women,” he said out loud to no one. “A woman hit me, I’m hittin her back!”

The No Money Team

Hamilton Nolan · 05/01/15 12:17PM

In the sixth round last night, the fight started in the crowd.

The Black Hole of Mayweather-Pacquiao

Hamilton Nolan · 04/30/15 01:27PM

“It’s Jamie Foxx!” The young man standing outside the MGM’s KA Theatre grabbed his girlfriend’s arm. “There! Walking this way!”

It Is Fight Week and Las Vegas Is a Timeless Vortex

Hamilton Nolan · 04/29/15 12:39PM

“You here for the fight?” said my cab driver, who looked like a less successful Guy Fieri. “I used to work for referee Jay Nady, the highest grossing boxing referee of all time.” He gestured out the window at a stoplight. “See that cab? That’s Jay Nady’s cab company right there. The ones with the ‘A.’ The ‘A’ is for asshole. Fuck that guy.”

Rapper's Murder-Suicide May Have Been Sparked by Trey Songz Affair

Allie Jones · 12/09/14 09:10AM

Rapper Earl Hayes shot his wife Stephanie Moseley and then himself in their Los Angeles home yesterday in what cops are calling a murder-suicide. Hayes's friend Floyd Mayweather apparently watched the tragedy unfold on FaceTime. Now, TMZ is reporting that Hayes may have been jealous over his Moseley's alleged affair with Trey Songz.

50 Cent's ALS Challenge for Floyd Mayweather: Prove You Can Read

Jay Hathaway · 08/21/14 12:52PM

50 Cent used the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to troll his former friend, boxer Floyd "Money" Mayweather, with a contest of a different nature. Fuck a bucket of ice and $100: 50 will donate $750,000 to any charity if Mayweather can read an entire page of a Harry Potter book.

Floyd Mayweather's Racist and Homophobic Ustream Rant

Matt Cherette · 09/03/10 01:47PM

Yesterday, boxer Floyd Mayweather went on Ustream for a 10-minute live chat with fans. During that time, Mayweather unleashed repeated racist and homophobic attacks against both his rival, Manny Pacquiao, and "haters" in the chat room. The shocking video, inside.