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Floyd Mayweather to NSAC: Marijuana smoked on 'All Access' was fake, as was grueling 'Dog House' sparring

And that explanation was good enough to walk out of his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) as clean as he walked in.

Mike Stobe

When you're on a reality show dubbed "All Access," that's exactly what you get.

That might not be a good thing, especially if the ever-present cameras catch people smoking marijuana, as well as unsanctioned fights lasting more than 30 minutes.

And of course, illegal betting.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. found that out the not so hard way after he was summoned to appear in front of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) on Tuesday (Sept 23, 2014) to answer a bevy of questions surrounding suspect activity the "All Access" crew caught on film prior to his rematch against Marcos Maidana.

But according to "Money," everything that was depicted on the show was made up. That's right, it was all scripted, a front, a sham, a foogazi, not real...etc.


As Mayweather explained (via Yahoo! Sports), it's all a part of him not only trying to sell a fight, but also sell a lifestyle.

"I don't just want to sell a fight. I want to sell a lifestyle. It wasn't real marijuana, it's all about entertainment. It's a new generation, a young generation. We believe in going outside boxing and doing something different. Because we did something different, we got better pay-per-views this time around."

The episode -- which you can see here -- clearly shows a couple of Mayweather's female companions having a good time with marijuana joints in hand. But those were just a couple of well-trained actresses puffing on some fake grass, or "props," according to Floyd.

Later in the show, two amateur boxers take part in an an unsanctioned boxing match which lasts more than 30 minutes with no breaks. "Dog House" rules, according to Mayweather, who looked on as he and the rest of his entourage placed down bets to see who would be the last man standing.

Another no-no in the eyes of the NSAC.

But that too was just a figment of your imagination, says the pound-for-pound best boxer in the world.

"We do take breaks when we spar. I make sure. I'm not going to let anyone get hurt because safety is very important to boxing."

Editing FTW!

Surprisingly, and almost shockingly, NSAC officials were satisfied with Floyd's explanation and let him walk away scot-free. They even commended him, telling him the he "accomplished his goal" and "acquitted himself well."

This, from a commission that prides itself in being the best and strictest around and refuses to let anyone "throw egg in its face."

If only Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier would have thought of using the "fake" angle for their brawl to sell pay-per-views beforehand, perhaps they too would have gotten away with a slap on the wrist and wouldn't have left Las Vegas with their wallets so empty.

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