CBS Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Throw Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s wallet into the ring as a prospective owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Mayweather said Tuesday he’s interested in putting together a group — with himself as a majority owner — to buy the Clippers if the team is put up for sale.

“Do we want to buy the Clippers? Yes we do,” Mayweather said. “I’m very, very interested in buying the Clippers.”

Mayweather may not have enough money to buy the Clippers by himself, but he’s certainly got enough for a good down payment. The boxer will make another $40 million or so Saturday night when he takes on Marcos Maidana in the third fight of a six-fight deal with Showtime that is reportedly worth $250 million.

And he’s plenty familiar with the team. Mayweather has a condo next to Staples Center and is a courtside fixture at both Lakers and…

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