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Floyd Mayweather Did Not Bet $10 Million on Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 14:  Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. watches on during the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 14, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistFebruary 3, 2014

Despite reports earlier in the night, Floyd Mayweather did not place a bet on Super Bowl XLVIII. 

Lucky for him. If he had bet $10.4 million on the Denver Broncos like NFL Access tweeted, he'd be out a lot of money right now.

Mayweather took the time to correct those claims. Not only did he deny placing a bet, but he also claimed that he would have bet on the Seattle Seahawks. His reasoning makes sense given his defensive fighting abilities and the Seahawks' tough defense.

(Photo courtesy of Floyd Mayweather's Instagram)

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