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Mayweather Rep: Misunderstanding In Credentials For Nichols, Beadle

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 03 / 15

CNN's Rachel Nichols and ESPN's Michelle Beadle , "each of whom has detailed the domestic-violence history of Floyd Mayweather Jr., wrote on Twitter on Saturday morning that they had been denied credentials to the evening’s fight between Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao." Nichols in a sta...

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