UPDATED: Floyd Mayweather Bans Michelle Beadle And Rachel Nichols From Attending Tonight’s Fight

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ESPN’s Michelle Beadle And CNN’s Rachel Nichols have both apparently been banned by the Mayweather camp from attending the upcoming Mayweather-Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand.

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It’s likely they were banned for criticizing Floyd Mayweather in the past over his history of domestic abuse.

Michelle Beadle has been very outspoken on Twitter about Mayweather’s problems with domestic abuse. Rachel Nichols grilled Mayweather in an interview last year on her CNN show unguarded.

Update #4

Rachel Nichols explained how the Mayweather camp denied her credentials several times before fight night.

UPDATE # 3

After much speculation, it turns out Beadle and Nichols were indeed banned by Mayweather promotions, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap.

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UPDATE #1:

Mayweather’s PR rep Kelly Swanson says that Mayweather’s camp never denied Beadle or Nichols press credentials.

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Bonnie Bernstein confirmed that Beadle’s HBO press credential has “just been” cleared

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Sports Illustrated Chris Mannix reported that USA Today’s Martin Rogers press credentials were revoked

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UPDATE #2

Michelle Beadle said her credentials were revoked before being re-approved.

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Chris Mannix is reporting that two people from CNN were credentialed and that Rachel Nichols was not one of them.

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There are still a lot of moving parts and we’ll continue to update the story as it unfolds.

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