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Soulja's Fight Promoter Calls Out Mayweather Bloods Are In Control, Not You

1/11/2017 10:41 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Floyd Mayweather is NOT calling the shots in the Soulja Boy vs. Chris Brown fight and has NO SAY in where it will go down ... this according to Soulja's personal fight promoter, Wack 100.

Wack isn't just Soulja's promoter -- he also manages Game and Ray J and is extremely well-connected in the West Coast gang scene ... especially with the Piru Bloods, the organization of which Chris and Soulja claim to be members.

Wack says he heard Mayweather dispute the location of the fight during an appearance on ESPN's "First Take" ... but says the boxer was straight-up wrong when he shot down Dubai.

Wack says the fight is a "West Coast thing" and, while he's got love for Mayweather, explains that Floyd is just "a guy from Michigan who lives in Vegas."

Kendra Wilkinson Drunk on a Plane Almost Fights Passenger

1/11/2017 6:55 AM PST

Kendra Wilkinson apparently came within a hair's breadth of getting into a fist fight on a flight from Vegas to L.A. ... and the trigger might have been shots of tequila, and lots of them.

Kendra gave the photog a blow-by-blow of the incident that went down Tuesday as she left LAX.  

Let's just say the aftereffects of the Cuervo were evident.

Chris Brown, Soulja Boy We're Boxing in Dubai To Make a Fortune Off Pay-Per-View

1/10/2017 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

0109_chris_brown_soulja_boy_boxing_compositeChris Brown and Soulja Boy are gearing up for a bloodbath in the ring, but for various reasons they can't pull it off in the U.S. ... so we've learned they're planning to fight it out in Dubai.

Sources connected with both Chris and Soulja tell TMZ they genuinely dislike each other and each wants to beat the crap out of the other, but what they want more than anything is a huge paycheck by running the fight on Pay-Per-View.

The initial plan was for a Vegas fight, but we've learned there are several rules and regs that would make such a fight impossible there, not the least of which is a mandatory drug test for amateur fights ... which both Chris and Soulja know they would never pass.

We're told their plan is to take the fight overseas -- first choice Dubai -- and they believe the Pay-Per-View audience would rake in untold millions of dollars.

Both Chris and Soulja have talked about making this a charity fight, but we're told some of the money will line their pockets.

Ronda Rousey Vows to Rebuild Life After 'Rock Bottom'

1/9/2017 2:15 PM PST
Breaking News

0109_ronda_rousey_tmzRonda Rousey is back on the grid ... kind of ... posting a quote on social media about bouncing back after hitting "rock bottom."

The UFC legend put up a J.K. Rowling quote that reads, "And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life."

Rowling famously delivered the quote during a 2008 speech at Harvard while talking about how she wrote 'Harry Potter' while she was broke, jobless and recently divorced.

Rousey said she was a broken woman after the Holly Holm fight. She appeared to take the Amanda Nunes loss equally hard ... essentially going into hiding after UFC 207 to ponder her future.

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Ex-NBA Champ I Saw Charles Oakley SLAP Charles Barkley In The Face!

1/9/2017 1:18 PM PST
Breaking News

Charles Oakley straight -up OPEN HAND SLAPPED Charles Barkley in the face during a 1999 off-the-court encounter ... so says ex-NBA champ Chucky Brown.

In fact, Chucky says he watched the entire thing ... and says Barkley got punked hard. 

Chucky gave the blow-by-blow on the "Jerseys & Dress Shirts" podcast with MJ and Dale "The Lawyer" ... explaining how it unfolded in a hallway before an NBA player's union meeting.

In case you didn't know ... Oakley and Barkley had bad blood for years. They famously fought on the court in a pre-season game in 1996.

Brown says Barkley refuses to acknowledge the incident. We're reaching out to his reps anyway.

The entire interview airs January 13.

Jamie Foxx Attacked at Catch Restaurant

1/9/2017 10:54 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Jamie Foxx had a rough night out on the town Saturday when a patron at a popular West Hollywood restaurant physically went after him ... TMZ has learned.

Jamie and some friends were in the patio area at Catch restaurant when a guy came up and complained the group was too loud. One witness says the guy mouthed off, "You don't want to mess with me. I'm from New York."

0109-jamie-foxx-catch-fight-TMZ-01A comedian who was at Jamie's table fired back, "F*** you I'm from Oakland."

Eyewitnesses say at that point the guy lunged at Jamie. The accounts vary, but one witness says he actually made contact with the actor, pulling him down onto a table. The witness goes on to say Jamie turned the guy around, put him in a choke hold and took him down.

The random guy and the group were kicked out of the restaurant.

BTW ... lots of celebs had a bird's-eye view ... including Jerry Bruckheimer, Cuba Gooding Jr., Michael Bay and Nicole Murphy.

The Game Cop Punch Trial Delayed Still Has Fights On the Mind

1/9/2017 11:08 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

The Game showed up to court Monday morning expecting to stand trial for slugging an off-duty cop -- but he ended up breaking down Chris Brown and Soulja Boy's upcoming fight.

Game's criminal assault trial for punching LAPD Officer Onyebuchi Awaji in March 2015 was scheduled to start today, but the case was postponed. We got him on his way out of court, and he was all pumped up -- about the new year, and about watching Chris and Soulja get in a boxing ring.

Bonus: Game also picked a Streep-Trump death match winner.

As for the fight that landed him in court -- Game already lost the civil case, and was ordered to pay the officer $100k.

The new criminal trial date is set for next month, and this video will be key evidence.

Joey Porter Arrest Video Handcuffed, Jawing at Cops

1/9/2017 10:55 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

update_graphic_red_bar12:40 PM PT -- Kevin Colbert, General Manager of the Steelers, says the team has placed Porter on leave while they gather more information about his arrest. update_grey_gray_barTMZ Sports has obtained video of Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter being arrested after he allegedly roughed up a bouncer Sunday night ... and he's jawing at cops during the incident. 

As we previously reported, an off-duty officer says Porter got into it with a bouncer at The Flats bar after he was denied entry. The officer says the ex-NFL linebacker grabbed the bouncer and lifted him off the ground.

The officer says an allegedly drunk Porter then grabbed him by the wrist in a threatening manner ... and began to yell at him that he did nothing wrong. Porter was eventually arrested after the officer called for backup.

In the footage, you can see a heated Porter in cuffs. It's unclear exactly what he's saying to the officers. 

Sources at the bar tell us Porter was at the bar with at least 2 Steelers players ... who were screaming they would never come back to that bar.

Porter was booked and released on $25k bail. 

Jon Jones The Sport Caught Up to Ronda ... But She Should NOT Retire

1/6/2017 11:58 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Jon Jones says Ronda Rousey isn't some washed-up bum just because she lost ... she's still a beast and should STRONGLY consider fighting again.

We spoke with the UFC superstar moments ago who says it's easy to pinpoint where Ronda went wrong -- Holly Holm laid out the blueprint to beat her and she needs to evolve as a fighter.

As for her future, Jon says it's important for Ronda's legacy that she get back in the Octagon and do what she does best ... because she can still win.

Jon thinks she can still beat 90% of the division ... but when we asked if she could take Amanda Nunes, his reaction kinda says it all.

'Celeb Apprentice' Crew Broke Up Boy George, Vince Neil Fight ... Says Chael Sonnen

1/6/2017 6:28 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

The Boy George vs. Vince Neil war on 'Celebrity Apprentice' was VERY REAL and almost came to blows on set ... so says Chael Sonnen.

The MMA legend (and 'Celeb Apprentice' co-star) joined the guys on the "TMZ Sports" TV show on FS1 and told us it all went down when George (a recovering alcoholic) confronted Vince for drinking wine in the studio during a challenge and Vince didn't take kindly to it. 

"Those guys had real-life heat," Sonnen said ... "They had a real life confrontation. It was a fight. It was verbal but it was escalating very quickly."

Sonnen told us it appeared the two were about to get in a fist fight ... and that's when  production rushed in and shut everything down to break it up. 

"Production thought it was too hot for TV. They came in, turned their microphones off and shut the cameras down."

Sonnen says he was PISSED the scene didn't make the show -- saying producers missed a HUGE opportunity. 

He's a fighter. He likes fights. 

Pacman Jones 911 'Bengals Player Causing Ruckus' ... 'He's #24'

1/5/2017 1:39 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

TMZ Sports has obtained the Pacman Jones 911 call -- made while the Bengals star was allegedly going crazy Tuesday morning at the Millennium Hotel in Cincinnati. 

The caller is the security guard at the hotel who tells the dispatcher a "Bengals player" was causing a ruckus on the property and harassing him.

When asked if the security guard knew the player's name he replied, "He's got dreads and s**t. I can't think of his name. He's #24."

Throughout the call, you can hear yelling -- presumably Pacman -- in the background. 

Cops eventually came to the scene and arrested Pacman -- who allegedly resisted and headbutted one of the officers. He later allegedly spit on a nurse during the booking process. 

As for Pacman, he has proclaimed his innocence. 

Browns WR Corey Coleman Denies Apartment Brawl Allegations

1/5/2017 11:17 AM PST
Exclusive Details

0105-corey-coleman-GETTY-01Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman has been named in a police report stemming from an alleged fight at an apartment complex on Saturday ... but is adamant he did nothing wrong. 

Sources tell TMZ Sports ... Coleman was involved in a massive brawl that broke out in a Cleveland apartment complex around 4 AM on Saturday. 

We're told the incident involved 2 groups of people -- Coleman was allegedly part of a 4 person group. The other group had 6 people. 

At some point, an argument broke out and it got physical. We're told someone was injured in the melee and was taken to the hospital with bruises and ruptured eardrum. 

Coleman's exact involvement is unclear -- but his agent, David Mulugheta, has issued a statement denying wrongdoing. 

"Unfortunately Corey Coleman's name has surfaced in a police report concerning an incident that occurred in the lobby of the apartment complex in which he lives," Mulugheta says.

"Corey, while aware of the incident, denies the allegations that have been made and looks forward to clearing his name."

Soulja Boy Mayweather's Got My Back ... In Chris Brown Fight

1/5/2017 6:03 AM PST
Breaking News

Soulja Boy is breaking out the big guns in his boxing war with Chris Brown -- he's recruited Floyd Mayweather to help him gear up for the "fight of the century."

After Soulja and Chris challenged each other to a charity boxing match, Soulja met up with the head of The Money Team ... who seems to have Soulja's back. 

Soulja says Floyd's gonna promote the bout -- and Floyd insists the two are gonna "get that money, man."

No word if Floyd plans to train Soulja ... but it would be a great move for the rapper since he already turned Bieber into a bruiser. 

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