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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

The Drinking Game

5/2/2015 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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While Manny and Floyd are knocking each other's heads off, millions of fans will be getting knocked on their asses ...  from dat drank ... thanks to a host of drinking games that are taking the net by storm.

The games are catching fire on social media ... and although they vary in the rules and conditions of the swallowing of the booze, it's clear that everyone who participates WILL BE HAMMERED.

Here are the rules to one of the more popular games making the rounds at the moment: 

-- If Justin comes out with a stupid grin on his face 1 shot.

-- Every time they show a celebrity in the crowd 1 shot.

-- If they mention Floyd's dad 2 shots.

-- If they mention Manny's politcal career 2 shots.

-- If they mention Mike Tyson dissing Floyd 3 shots.

-- If the winner DOESN'T thank God first 3 shots.

-- 4 shots for a punch below the belt.

-- 5 shots for a draw.

-- 5 shots if Pacman gets knocked out.

-- Finish the bottle if Mayweather gets knocked out.

Happy boozing fight fans.

Diddy

When in Vegas ...

Bring Extra Protection!

5/2/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Diddy Mayweather Pacquiao PartyDiddy wants to leave the fighting to the professionals this weekend in Las Vegas, so he's taking extra precautions to make sure he doesn't get into any trouble during his Mayweather/Pacquiao party. 

The rap mogul is once again hosting a huge after-party for the fight at the Havana Room & Beach Club at the Tropicana -- but Diddy wants this fiesta to go smoother than his Super Bowl event ... where he got into a fight with a pissed off fan.

According to our sources, here's Diddy game plan:

-- his VIP section will be far away from normies (unlike SB weekend) 
-- 20 extra security guards to watch over his VIP section
-- guards instructed to immediately toss anyone heckling Diddy

Mo money, less problems ... that's the goal, anyway.

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Josh Groban

Kentucky Derby Fun Fact

Bet You Didn't Know ...

5/2/2015 12:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Josh Groban is singing the National Anthem at the Kentucky Derby in a few hours -- but before he takes the mic ... he dropped an interesting fun fact about the race to TMZ Sports

It's something you don't really think about unless you're tapped to perform ... but now that mentions it -- makes total sense. 

Check out the clip ... 

'Pawn Stars'

Mayweather Loss

Would Be HUGE For Vegas

5/2/2015 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

The guys from "Pawn Stars" can spot a money making opportunity from a mile away -- which is why they believe a Mayweather LOSS would be HUGE for the city of Las Vegas in the long run.

Don't get it twisted ... Corey and Rick Harrison -- who were hangin' at the D Hotel -- told us they're rooting for the hometown guy, Floyd Mayweather ... but explain why Floyd taking the "L" would be MUCH BETTER for Sin City. 

Check out the clip -- these guys make a pretty compelling case. 

Kentucky Derby

Bourbon Sales Through the Hoof

... Says Jim Beam

5/2/2015 12:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Horse racing is HUGE for the bourbon industry ... especially the Kentucky Derby ... so says Jim Beam which credits the race for a MAJOR boost in sales every single year.

A rep for the bourbon company says they see an average sales spike of around 20% during Derby season ... adding, "When the weather is at its prime, the team has seen spikes up to 30%."

"This year, the weather has been good."

The Beam reps say the sales spike isn't just in KY -- people all over the country are throwing Derby parties -- "and they're drinking bourbon, they're drinking Mint Juleps."

Bottoms up. 

Adrien Broner

Cuffed in Vegas

For Fashion Felony

5/1/2015 2:42 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Boxing champ Adrien Broner was handcuffed and detained by cops in Las Vegas Thursday night, but not arrested ... and his people say it's all because an "a**hole security guard" didn't like the way he was dressed.

People in Adrien's camp tell TMZ Sports ... the 3-time world champ and 7 members of his posse went to Tao nightclub in the Venetian and plunked down $11k for a table. They say the host took the money and let them in, so they took the escalator up to the club and then things went south.

They say a security guard stopped them and said they had to leave because they weren't dressed properly, claiming their jeans and shoes were a deal breaker. Adrien got pissed and said it was hip-hop night and Fabolous was performing, so they were not only dressed appropriately but others were wearing the same thing.

The guard wasn't moved and ordered them to leave. Adrien refused so the guard called the cops.

Police came, cuffed Adrien and took him to a room. His people say police held the boxer for 20 minutes, let him go and then Adrien and his crew left the hotel.

Check out the video ... you hear Adrien say, "They're mad 'cause I'm rich" ... something that seems to be a theme when Broner meets cops.

Broner was arrested in Ohio back in January for DUI. The boxer humblebragged to the arresting officer he was "blessed" because he made more than $100 million in his career. He pled not guilty and the case is pending.

So far no comment from Tao.

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Wes Welker's Horse

2ND PLACE AT CHURCHILL DOWNS

... Again

5/1/2015 1:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0501-wes-welker-twitterWes Welker's horse just got thiiiiiis close to winning his first pre-Kentucky Derby race at Churchill Downs ... finishing in 2nd ... for the 2nd year in a row. 

As we previously reported, Welker re-entered his horse "Undrafted" to compete in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes ... the same pre-Kentucky Derby race he competed in last year. 

But for the 2nd straight year, Undrafted couldn't quite reach the winner's circle ... getting edged out at the finish line ... to take 2nd place. 

The good news ... 2nd place still gets paid -- and it all went down in front of Welker's old Patriots teammates including Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. 

Hey, could be worse. 

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Gamblers Betting on Bieber

... In Crazy Prop Bets

5/1/2015 11:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0501-mayweather-pacman-gamble-getty-02Wanna bet if Justin Bieber will WEAR A HAT during his walkout with Floyd Mayweather?? 

Well, now you can ... because betting websites are seriously TAKING ACTION on the pop star in some crazy new prop bets for the fight.. 

We spoke with the people over at BetOnline.ag who tell us Bieber is a hot topic when it comes to prop bets ... which is why they're taking action on the guy. For example: 

Will Bieber wear sunglasses during the walkout? 
Yes  -380 No +260.

Translation -- it's so likely he'll rock shades, you have to bet $380 to win $100.

There's more ...

Will 50 Cent walk out with Mayweather?
Yes +185 No -275

Jamie Foxx's National Anthem time
Over 94 seconds -120
Under 94 seconds -120

Filipino National Anthem time
Over 76 seconds -120
Under 76 seconds -120

It sounds ridiculous, but prop bets are HUGE during major sporting events! 

#GoodLuck

Matt Barnes

Beefin' With Colin Kaepernick

Calls QB a 'Hoe'

5/1/2015 10:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0501_colin-kaepernick_matt_barnes_tmz_gettyColin Kaepernick has a new enemy -- L.A. Clippers star Matt Barnes ... who just fired a shot at the QB on social media ... and sources tell us the animosity is very real. 

Barnes went on Instagram to congratulate Arik Armstead on being drafted by the SF 49ers last night ... and wrote, "Congrats to my young boy #ErikArmstead [sic] proud of you fam. Ur QB a hoe tho!!"

Clearly, the message was directed at Colin. 

Multiple sources close to Matt tell us the beef with Kaepernick goes back several years -- and stems from a situation where Matt felt "disrespected" by Colin. 

As one source extremely close to Barnes puts it -- "Matt hates his guts."

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Jameis Winston

Sponsored By Publix

'We Don't Hold a Grudge'

5/1/2015 10:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0501-jameis-winston-publix-gettyHe stole their shellfish ... but Jameis Winston is now officially sponsored by Publix (by way of the Tampa Bay Bucs) ... and the market says they're all about BURYING THE HATCHET. 

In fact, it was 1 year ago this week that Winston was busted stealing crab legs ... and as fate would have it, Publix happens to be the official supermarket sponsor of the Bucs. 

So, how do store officials feel about teaming up with a guy who jacked their seafood?

"We support our hometown team. We welcome Jameis Winston to the Bucs. We don't hold any grudge against him."

A rep for Publix adds, "We've moved forward, we're past this. We hope Jameis has done the same, and is moving forward."

"Part of our affiliation with the team is to do the right thing for the community. If Jameis has an idea that would make the community better, [we'd] gladly hear out his proposal."

"This is a great opportunity for him to learn from his mistakes. He's going to have a chance to do a lot of good now."

NFL Draft

Randy Gregory 'Not Doing Well'

... After Draft Slide

5/1/2015 8:38 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0501-randy-gregory-nflEx-Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory is angry, distraught and "extremely disappointed" after not being selected in the 1st round of the NFL Draft ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Multiple sources close to Gregory tell us Randy was POSITIVE he'd be selected on the 1st day of the draft -- which is why he agreed to go to Chicago and attend the draft in person in the first place. 

Of course, there was buzz his draft stock had fallen ever since he tested positive for weed at the NFL combine. Before the combine, some experts said he could have been the #1 overall pick. 

So, when the first 32 picks went by last night ... and his name wasn't called ... we're told Randy took it especially hard. 

"Randy is extremely disappointed. We thought he'd drop, no one predicted he'd be out of the first round," one source tells us. 

Another source close to Gregory says, "Randy is a little distraught over last night and didn't even imagine this happening, but he's keeping his faith."

The good news for Randy ... our sources say the draft slide is only motivating him to work harder. 

"His mindset is he's going to show people why they should have picked him. He wants to prove he's a top talent. All of the teams that passed on him ... someone's gonna have a problem."

NFL Draft's Trae Waynes

Did He Celebrate With Lil Jon??

... Yeeeahhhhh!!!!

5/1/2015 7:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0501-waynes-lil-jon-instagramHours after Trae Waynes was taken as the 11th overall pick in the NFL Draft ... the newest member of the Minnesota Vikings partied from the windowwwwwww to the wall -- with Lil Jon!! 

The former Michigan State cornerback hit up Studio Paris in Chicago for a post-draft party ... where he rocked the purple and gold to celebrate the fact that he just became a friggin' MILLIONAIRE! 

Congrats! 

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