Advertisement
Advertisement

Mayweather/Mandela Lawsuit By Moody is Branded Bogus

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

The lawsuit filed by Duane Moody against  Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of Nobel peace prize winner and South African leader Nelson Mandela, has been branded as ”bogus” by the South African company that handled Zindi’s negotiations to stage a Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr fight to celebrate Mandela’s 93rd birthday in the township of Soweto.

Mandela’s representative from Mohlaleng Media brushed aside the claim and the default judgment of $7.5 million granted to boxing adviser Moody who had put Zindzi Mandela in touch with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Mandela also met with Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum just once at the Beverly Hills hotel, according to Koncz.

Mohlaleng Media CEO Mbuso Thabethe was quoted by iafrica.com as saying “Moody was trying to sue for something that did not happen, saying that he had worked out some deal he was part of.”

Meantime, VisionQuest Resources Group Inc., of Glendale, California - which for some time was involved in working on Pacquiao’s finances - said they were working together with Mohlaleng Media in trying to organize the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight.

VisionQuest said Zindzi Mandela works as a consultant of Mohlaleng “but has no legal ability to make deals for Mohlaleng. At no time did Moody approach VisionQuest regarding his representation as to being a fight promoter.”

However, VisionQuest conceded that while Moody approached Mohlaleng and said he had contact with Mayweather’s team “at no time was Moody involved in any negotiations between the two companies or any of the fighters and their contracted promoters.”

VisionQuest in their statement said both companies “began discussions with Pacquiao (represented by Top Rank) and Mayweather (represented by Jeff Mayweather and manager Al Haymon). No final agreement was reached around the financial arrangement and both parties amicably agreed to end discussions” even as it stressed that Moody “was never involved in any of these discussions nor did he have a contractual relationship with any of the parties involved.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by leonthegee on 12-30-2011

Why do they say Mayweather/Mandela lawsuit? Mayweathers not getting sued for anything.

Comment by aces725 on 12-30-2011

Lol guess your not familiar with sarcasm

Comment by iniduoh on 12-29-2011

[QUOTE=mushahadeen;11613868]What about JCC JR vs. Rubio for Mandela's 94th birthday?[/QUOTE] Are you kidding? Nobody outside of Mexico wants that Fraud JCC JR

Comment by mushahadeen on 12-29-2011

What about JCC JR vs. Rubio for Mandela's 94th birthday?

Comment by WESS on 12-29-2011

Pactards going to cry.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Quigg Motivated By Fear of Losing as Frampton Bout Nears Khan: Mayweather, Pacquiao Would Be Easier Than Canelo! Ballisai Replaces Kevin Mitchell in Tatli EBU Title Fight on 3/18 Pungluang Sor Singyu Retains WBO Belt With Technical Nod Win Mayweather Stumped on Who Would Win Fury vs. Wilder Floyd Mayweather: Timing Was Not Right For Amir Khan Bout Roy Jones Jr. and Kevin Mitchell: A Tale of Two Retirements McWilliams Arroyo Creeps In, Eyed For Roman Gonzalez Bout Marquez Says There Have Been Talks For Miguel Cotto Bout Photos: Povetkin Getting Jacked, in Beast Mode For Deontay Wilder Estrada's Promoter Questions Chocolatito's Pound For Pound Rank Luis Ortiz Content With Random Testing To Prove He's Clean Bob Arum: I Don't Ever Want To Retire! Why Would I? Robert Garcia Hopes Brother Mikey is Back in First Half of 2016 Tarver's Suspension Upheld, Fined $50K For Positive PED Test Lucas Matthysse-Pablo Cesar Cano Showdown in Talks Bob Arum Continues To Be The Master of Salesmanship Pungluang Sor Singyu Defends WBO Belt Against Pabustan Luis Ortiz Hopes Activity Level Doesn't Slow Down Anytime Soon Chavez Jr. Training Hard For Possible Jack Bout, Says Garcia Lebedev Will Go With Ramirez Unification First, Then Mandatory Mike Tyson Returns For Round 2 at The MGM Grand Antonio Orozco-Miguel Acosta Set For 3/25 at Fantasy Springs David Haye Tells Joshua Not To Risk His '0' Before They Fight McGuigan Believes Frampton vs. Quigg is a Crossover Fight Flanagan-Mathews: Zolani Tete To Face Jose Santos Gonzalez Sullivan Barrera: My Goal is To Knock Andre Ward Out! Blackwell-Eubank Jr. Set For March 26 At Wembley Garcia: Canelo vs. Khan is Going To Be a Pretty Close Fight Ricky Hatton Discusses Several Emotional Topics on Life, Career Loeffler: We Expect Canelo To Defend Against Golovkin Video: Robert Garcia on Brandon Rios, Canelo-Khan, More Sauerland: Abraham Win Could Make Groves Bout Much Bigger Theophane: Mayweather Will Advise Me on How To Beat Broner Golovkin Keeps The Line Moving in Supremacy Quest at 160 Boxing Priest Makes Boxing Comeback After 20 Years Arum Spoke To HBO About Making Golovkin vs. Ramirez Jorge Linares Injury Puts Zlaticanin Title Fight In Jeopardy Omar Narvaez To Face Jesus Vargas on February 19th Roach Says Gomez, Ramirez on Board To Help Manny Pacquiao
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement