Category: BOXING

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Pacquiao: Age Will Not Play a Role in Bradley Trilogy

Eight division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao says age will not be factor when he faces World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Timothy Bradley in a trilogy fight on April 9th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao turned 37 last month, he will enter the ring with a near one-year layoff and he’s coming back […]

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Will Floyd Mayweather return in 2016?

It’s been over seven months since Floyd Mayweather’s unanimous decision point’s victory over Manny Pacquiao. Dubbed “the fight of the century” it’s fair to say the bout failed to live up to its billing. Joining an illustrious list on 49-0 with the subsequent victory over Andre Berto – One question remains, will Floyd Mayweather return […]

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Arthur Abraham – Gilberto Ramirez purse bid this Friday

By Dan Ambrose: The promoters for WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs) and #1 WBO mandatory challenger Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs) have been unable to negotiate a deal for their fight, which Ramirez’s promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank would like to take place on April 9th on the undercard […]

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Arum: Khan was rejected for Pacquiao fight by TV-distributors

If you’re wondering why Amir Khan wasn’t selected as Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent for his 4/9 fight on HBO PPV, it’s because he was rejected by the Cable and satellite distributors, according to Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank. They rejected the 29-year-old Khan for a variety of reasons for the Pacquiao fight. First […]

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Pacquiao To Postpone Retirement For Mayweather Rematch

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38KOs) is willing to postpone his planned retirement – if he gets a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26KOs). After six years of failed negotiations, they finally collided on May 2nd with Mayweather winning a twelve round unanimous decision. The fight generated record numbers and a smashing 4.6 […]

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Most outstanding fighter at ’76 Olympics has gone at age 59

The boxing and MMA world recently lost a legend. Olympic gold medalist, Howard Davis Jr. died at the age of 59 on Wednesday after battling cancer. Davis, the lightweight gold medal winner was a natural from the start. After taking up boxing for just five years, Davis was voted most outstanding fighter at the 1976 […]

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Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 3: Rematch Date, Comments and Reaction

Manny Pacquiao will face Timothy Bradley for a third time on April 9 at the MGM in Las Vegas in what could be the final fight of his storied career, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com. Mike Coppinger of USA Today confirmed Rafael’s report. “It’s a done deal and it’s going to be a third […]

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Floyd Mayweather Comments on Racism in Boxing, State of Sport

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. stated this week that he believes racism still plays a prominent role in which fighters are promoted and how they are treated by the media. Money pointed to Andre Ward as proof that racism continues to exist in the world of combat sports. “I can’t believe they got Andre Ward […]

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Ruenroeng-Casimero Rematch Negotiations in Play

Former BF light flyweight champion Johnreil Casimero, who lost in his bid to win the IBF flyweight title against Thai champion Amnat Ruenroeng in an ugly, foul-marred fight at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium in Bangkok last June 27, gets a chance to avenge that defeat in a mandatory title defense by the IBF champion. Promoter […]