Mayweather 'knocks out' the Big Show at WrestleMania

Floyd Mayweather Jr.By Mark Pickering: Undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr 'knocked out' the 7'2, 500-pound Big Show before 70,000 raucous fans at World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) annual extravaganza, WrestleMania XXIV.

The marquee attraction, which netted Mayweather a cool $3 million, was settled via the unorthodox yet legal means of a chair and a set of brass knuckles, which flawed the multi-time WWE Champion who was unable to answer the ten count.

The WBC welterweight champion was accompanied to the ring by his entourage, whose efforts to interfere in the contest were thwarted, as they were unceremoniously removed from the ring by the Big Show.

Pretty Boy Floyd, the man behind the media machine, embarked on a whirlwind of media appearances that generated an unprecedented mainstream buzz for WWE's showcase event.

Article posted on 31.03.2008

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