Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn’t challenge 50 Cent to a “12-round boxing match” in Las Vegas for $12 million.
A bogus article published on “satire” website Huzlers.com is saying otherwise, however.
It reads: “LAS VEGAS – Now that we know who CAN beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., and that person being J.K. Rowling and every other author in history, even apparently Dr. Suess. It appears that punches is not the only thing Floyd Mayweather Jr. is dodging in his life, it appears he is also dodging literature, or even more embarrassing—the cat in the hat. After rapper 50 Cent called out Floyd Mayweather’s reading skills by challenging him to read a page of Harry Potter without messing up, which he then changed to the Cat in the Hat on Jimmy Kimmel live; Mayweather has once again responded, and it’s a shocking one. Floyd Mayweather called out 50 Cent to a real 12 round boxing match at MGM Grand in Las Vegas for $12,000,000 cash via Twitter(see tweet below).”
The fake article also includes a Photoshopped Twitter post from Mayweather.
However, Huzlers.com has a disclaimer that says it doesn’t post real stories, and as a result, it shouldn’t be taken seriously.
“Huzlers.com is a combination of real shocking news and satire news to keep its visitors in a state of disbelief,” reads the “About Us” section at the bottom of each page on the website.
The Mayweather-50 Cent article had thousands of shares on Facebook, and Twitter users were commenting on the matter.
The Associated Press: Fight Schedule
At Shanghai, China, Randy Petalcorin vs. Wisanu Kokietgym, 12, for the interim WBA junior flyweight title; Ik Yang vs. Sukkasem Kietyongyuth, 10, junior welterweights.
At Caracas, Venezuela, Yonfrez Parejo vs. Luis Hinojosa, 12, for the interim WBA bantamweight title.
At Las Vegas (SHO), J’Leon Love vs. Rogelio Medina, 10, super middleweights; Badou Jack vs. Jason Escalera, 10, super middleweights.
At Hermosillo, Mexico, David Sanchez vs. Anuar Salas, 12, for Sanchez’s interim WBA junior bantamweight title.
At Tokyo, Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez, 12, for Yaegashi’s WBC flyweight title; Naoya Inoue vs. Samartlek Kokietgym, 12, for Inoue’s WBC junior flyweight title; Ryota Murata vs. Adrian Luna Flores, 10, middleweights.
At Hamburg, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev, 12, for Klitschko’s IBF-WBO-IBO-WBA Super World heavyweight titles.
At Belfast, Northern Ireland, Kiko Martinez vs. Carl Frampton, 12, for Martinez’s IBF super bantamweight title; Jamie Conlan vs. Daryl Basadre, 10, junior bantamweights; Marc McCullough vs. Dmitry Kirillov, 10, featherweights.
At U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati (SHO), Adrien Broner vs. Emmanuel Taylor, 12, super lightweights; Lucas Martin Matthysse vs. Robert Ortiz, 10 junior welterweights; Andre Berto vs. Steve Upsher Chambers, 10, welterweights.
At Mexico City, Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Giovani Segura, 12, for Estrada’s WBA Super World and WBO flyweight titles.
At Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, Amnat Ruenroeng vs. McWilliams Arroyo, 12, for Ruenroeng’s IBF flyweight title.
At the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas (FS1), Luis Ortiz vs. Lateef Kayode, 12, for the interim WBA heavyweight title; Jesus Cuellar vs. Juan Manuel Lopez, 12, for the interim WBA featherweight title.
At Manchester, England, Scott Quigg vs. Paulus Ambunda, 12, for Quigg’s WBA junior featherweight title; Anthony Crolla vs. Gamaliel Diaz, 12, for Crolla’s WBO Inter-Continental lightweight title.
At MGM Grand, Las Vegas (PPV), Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Marcos Rene Maidana, 12, for Mayweather’s WBA Super World and WBC welterweight titles; Leo Santa Cruz vs. Manuel Roman, 12, for Santa Cruz’s WBC junior featherweight title; Miguel Vazquez vs. Mickey Bey, 12, for Vazquez’s IBF lightweight title; Alfredo Angulo vs. James De La Rosa, 10, middleweights; John Molina Jr. vs. Humberto Soto, 10, junior welterweights.
At Helsinki, Finland, Richar Abril vs. Edis Tatli, 12, for Abril’s WBA lightweight title.
At Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Conn. (NBC), Thabiso Mchunu vs. Garrett Wilson, 10, cruiserweights.
At Sinaloa, Mexico, Carlos Cuadras vs. Sonny Boy Jaro, 12, for Cuadras’ WBC junior bantamweight title; Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Jorge Arce, 12, for Gonzalez’s WBC featherweight title.
At Mesquite, Texas (FS1), Anselmo Moreno vs. Juan Carlos Payano, 12, for Moreno’s WBA Super World bantamweight title.
At Moscow, Krzystof Wlodarczyk vs. Grigory Drozd, 12, for Wlodarczyk’s WBC cruiserweight title; Denis Lebedev vs. Pawel Kolodziej, 12, for Lebedev’s WBA cruiserweight title.
At TBA, Thailand, Carlos Buitrago vs. Knockout CP Freshmart, 12, for the interim WBA minimumweight title.
At Hidalgo, Texas (FS1), Antonio Tarver vs. Johnathon Banks, 10 rounds, heavyweights.
At Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, Calif. (ESPN2), Curtis Stevens vs. Hassan N’Dam, 12, IBF middleweight eliminator; Chris van Heerden vs. Kevin Bizier, 10, welterweights.
At Foxwoods Resorts, Mashantucket, Conn., Sam Soliman vs. Jermain Taylor, 12, for Soliman’s IBF middleweight title; Rances Barthelemy vs. Fernando Saucedo, 12, for Barthelemy’s IBF junior lightweight title.
At Cancun, Mexico: Carlos Molina vs. Cornelius Bundrage, 12, for Molina’s IBF junior middleweight title.
At StubHub Center, Carson, Calif. (HBO), Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio, 12, for Golovkin’s WBA Super World and IBO middleweight titles.
At Monte Carlo, Martin Murray vs. Domenico Spada, 12, for Murray’s WBC Silver middleweight title; Randy Caballero vs. Stuart Hall, 12, for the vacant IBF bantamweight title; Hekkie Budler vs. Xiong Zhao Zhong, 12, for Budler’s WBA-IBO strawweight titles.
At Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J., Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev, 12, for Hopkins’ WBA Super World-IBF-WBO light heavyweight titles.
At The Venetian, Macao (PPV), Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri, 12, for Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title.
At CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Neb. (HBO), Terence Crawford vs. Raymundo Beltran, 12, for Crawford’s WBO lightweight title.