Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Mandela's Daughter Hit For $7.5 Mill in Mayweather Bust

By Mel "Sabaka" Ohlhoft

According to Kamini Padayachee of The Mercury, a United States judge has issued an order that requires Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of Nelson Mandela, to pay Los Angeles boxing adviser Duane Moody R62.1 million ($7.5 million) in damages for breaching a contract in which Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao were going to fight in South Africa as part of her father’s 93rd birthday celebrations.

Judge Richard Niedorf handed down a default judgment in Moody’s favor after Mandela failed to file responding papers. Moody claims in court papers that Mandela approached him in February to help secure the super fight, which was scheduled for Orlando Stadium, Soweto, in November - and would have been announced at a press conference on his birthday on July 18.

Moody claims that negotiations with Mayweather Jr. fell through when Mandela did not come up with the cash to finance the event. Moody then filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 15, claiming damages for breach of oral contract, promise without the intent to perform, and negligent misrepresentation.

Mandela refused to answer any questions from the paper and referred the writer to her US representative, VisionQwest CEO Michael Lodge, which is the same accounting firm once used by Pacquiao.

“Mayweather was excited about the fight and about bringing his family to meet Nelson Mandela. He had not known Mandela had been an amateur fighter. We started off with a $20 million purse per fighter and said they would get a percentage of the pay-per-view and other revenues. And then it was to be a purse of $50 million per fighter. Zindzi assured me she had the money in place,” said Moody.

“It messed up my credibility with the Mayweathers and it affected my ability to do business in the entertainment industry."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=mathed;11598332]Just more trouble involving Mayweather[/QUOTE] nah...not this time....this one is on Mandela's mini Winnie

Comment by pasawayako on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=ThePrince;11598402]Bullsh*t, Mayweather demanded $100 mil for himself and that's what killed the deal. Now Mandela's daughter has to pay millions for Floyd's ducking.[/QUOTE] Hahaha poor girl he paid millions of dollars because of floyd cowardice. :lol1:

Comment by Mikhnienko on 12-25-2011

[QUOTE=toolegit;11601606]They all look the same...[/QUOTE] With a comment like that no one is going to be able to tell whether you're a Pactard or a Flomo. Please be more specific with your racism.

Comment by toolegit on 12-25-2011

They all look the same...

Comment by WESS on 12-25-2011

LOL @ all these pactards...

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (39)
Top Headlines Eubank Jr: In a Rematch I Would Annihilate Saunders in Four! Pacquiao: In The Eyes of The People - I Beat Floyd Mayweather Andrew Selby Faces Diale For WBC Regional on Eubank-Quinlan Wilkins, Karkardi To Appeal BBBofC Bans Over Nick Blackwell Manny Pacquiao: I Would Fight Conor McGregor - Only in Boxing De La Hoya Worried: Chavez Jr. Could Derail Canelo-Golovkin Plan Danny Garcia on Father's Racial Jabs: I've Heard Trump Say Worse! The Return of Zab Judah Ricardo Mayorga Holds Press Conference, Reveals April 1 Return DeGale: Mayweather Came To My Room, I Doubt I'll Work With Him! Cuadras Sides With Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. To Take Down Canelo Canelo-Chavez: Big Promotional Tour on Tap, Big Undercard Plans Photos: David Lemieux, Curtis Stevens - Face To Face in Montreal Chris Eubank Jr: I Can Beat Gennady Golovkin, He's Not The Truth! Photos: Adam Lopez vs. Danny Roman - Official Weigh-in Leo Santa Cruz: I’ll Fight Different Than in First Frampton Bout Froch: I'm Very Confident Callum Smith Beats Anthony Dirrell Juan Jose Velasco Faces Fernando Marin in WBA Regional Clash Oscar Valdez Yearns For Gary Russell Unification Bout Dejan Zlaticanin: I Will Catch Mikey Garcia and Knock Him Out Brooklyn Boxing With a Big 2016, Bigger 2017 is Expected Garcia Feels His Resume Stronger Than Thurman's, Has Proven More Kid Galahad vs. Joseph Agbeko on Eubank-Quinlan PPV Card Dodson Offered Buglioni Title Shot; Would Land On Haye-Bellew Golden Boy Promotions, ESPN Announce Multi-Year TV Deal Callum Smith: If Dirrell is Next in Line For WBC Belt - Let's Do It! Richard Commey, Fredrick Lawson Back in Action on March 11 Michael Conlan on His Relationship With Conor McGregor Trainer: Charlo Should Fight Top 15 Middleweight, Become a Contender Hearn on Brook-Spence: Khan Worth 3 Times More, 3 Times Easier Thurman: Angel Garcia Wants the Limelight; Should Let Son Speak DeGale: Groves Should Drop WBA Shot, Fight Me For The IBF! Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams Showdown in Play For April 8 Callum Smith's Trainer is Not Buying Badou Jack's Weight Issues Haye, Bellew Could Lose Licenses if Further Violence, Says Hearn Dina Thorslund Wants Mikkel Kessler as a Number Boy Lara's Trainer: Canelo is Facing Chavez Jr. at 165, No GGG at 160? Manny Pacquiao is Stumped: I Don't Know Who Jeff Horn is? Gervonta Davis Vows: I Will Be That Next Pay-Per-View Star! Michael Conlan Puts Olympics Behind Him, Has Big Career Goals
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement