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Mayweather Jr., Mayweather Sr. and Richard Schaefer on Bob Arum’s boycott comments

Mayweather Jr., Mayweather Sr. and Richard Schaefer on Bob Arum’s boycott comments

While attending media day for “The Moment” Tuesday at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, I asked the same question to three people: Floyd Mayweather Jr, Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, “What is your response to Top Rank’s Bob Arum telling fans to boycott Mayweather’s bouts in order to help […]

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Floyd Mayweather going for the KO against Marcos Maidana

Floyd Mayweather going for the KO against Marcos Maidana

Despite not having a knockout win since his controversial fourth round KO of Victor Ortiz in 2011, the pound-for-pound champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he is gunning for a early stoppage victory May 3  against the hard-hitting Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Citing different injuries in his past two bouts–injured hand […]

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana: Mayweather full workout video

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana: Mayweather full workout video

To say Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not the best conditioned boxer alive would be a very hard pressed thing for me not to admit. There has only been one other person who I’ve seen up close that could hold a candle to the non stop frenetic pace of a Mayweather workout (funny thing is, it’s […]

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Ishe Smith compares Gabriel Rosado’s verbal attack to ex-girlfriend who won’t leave him alone

Ishe Smith compares Gabriel Rosado’s verbal attack to ex-girlfriend who won’t leave him alone

After WBA junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara pulled out of his scheduled May 2 showdown with former IBF champ Ishe Smith to take on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in July, Smith and his camp were sent scrambling to come up with a new opponent. The search ended a few days ago when it was announced that […]

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Sanchez finishes Silva in San Antonio

Sanchez finishes Silva in San Antonio

  4/18/14 – Alex Mattis The Alamodome in San Antonio, TX was once again the scene as Golden Boy brought another night of fights to the Lone Star state. The main event of the FoxSports1 televised card saw a welterweight showdown between Alan Sanchez and Jorge Silva. Sanchez used his reach, jab, and resolve to […]

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Shawn Porter says he’s ready for Mayweather, Marquez and the 147-pound elite

Shawn Porter says he’s ready for Mayweather, Marquez and the 147-pound elite

As IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter keeps winning each time he steps up in competition questions about him being ready to face the best of the sport will arise. Names like Juan Manuel Marquez, Manny Pacquiao—whom Porter is a former sparring partner of—and of course the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. will start to be mentioned […]

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What does Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Timothy Bradley mean in a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.?

What does Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Timothy Bradley mean in a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.?

By Sammy Perez So Manny Pacquaio won a unanimous decision against previously undefeated Timothy Bradley on Saturday night; thus avenging a disputed decision loss to Bradley nearly two years ago. In doing so, he wins his ninth world title in eight divisions. He also quelled any suspicion that the 35-year-old was on the downslide after […]

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Manny Pacquiao defeats Timothy Bradley via unanimous decision

Manny Pacquiao defeats Timothy Bradley via unanimous decision

After the controversial decision the last time the two fought in June 2012, Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley put on quite a show in their rematch Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao and Bradley had some great exchanges and Pacquiao got the best of most of those resulting in a 116-112, […]

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Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 2 : Full results

Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 2 : Full results

Live results from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley pay-per-view showdown. Manny Pacquiao def. Timothy Bradley via UD 116-112 (x2), 118-110 Ray Beltran def.  Arash Usmanee via UD Jessie Vargas def. Khabib Allakhverdiev via UD Bryan Vasquez def. Jose Felix Jr. via UD Oleksander Gvodzyk def. Mike Montoya via […]

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Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2: Full weigh in and face off video

Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2: Full weigh in and face off video

Full results from Las Vegas, NV: Manny Pacquiao 145 vs. Timothy Bradley 145.5 (WBO welterweight world championship) Ray Beltran 134.5 vs. Arash Usmanee 135(Vacant NABO lightweight title) Khabib Allakhverdiev 139.5 vs. Jessie Vargas 140 (WBA interim super lightweight title) Bryan Vasquez 130 vs. Jose Felix Jr 130 (WBA interim super featherweight title) Sean Monaghan 175 […]

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Winky Wright on golf, the network Cold War and his prediction on upcoming bouts

Winky Wright on golf, the network Cold War and his prediction on upcoming bouts

Catching a lucky break on the 18th hole where it appeared Winky Wright’s ball would land in the water before the green, the ball instead bounced off a rock and landed on the green, rolling within a few feet of the hole, showing that even a former champion could use a little luck sometime. Wright, […]

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Daughter’s heart condition fuels Steve Cunningham thru toughest moments

Daughter’s heart condition fuels Steve Cunningham thru toughest moments

By Sammy Perez A man who fights and possesses skill is always a threat; but a man who fights with a purpose is virtually unbeatable. Heavyweight contender Steve “USS” Cunningham is that man. A former two-time cruiserweight world champion, Cunningham fights for much more than glory. A family man, 37 year old Cunningham has an […]

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Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 final press conference and face off video

Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 final press conference and face off video

Today at the Hollywood Theatre at The MGM Grand, Top Rank held the final press conference for the rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley. Both fighters were cordial and respectful as what you have heard in interviews and videos from the previous weeks was pretty much said once more. The one interesting thing did […]

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Manny Pacquiao says it’s embarrassing to Top Rank seeing Mayweather vs. Maidana posters all over MGM Grand

Manny Pacquiao says it’s embarrassing to Top Rank seeing Mayweather vs. Maidana posters all over MGM Grand

If you have been walking around the MGM Grand at all this week or plan on coming to the hotel for this Saturday’s PPV bout between Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley, you will find something very peculiar. So much so that it enraged Top Rank founder Bob Arum at today’s final press conference for Pacquiao/Bradley. […]

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Mike Alvarado thinks Pacquiao won first bout with Bradley, will get revenge April 12

Mike Alvarado thinks Pacquiao won first bout with Bradley, will get revenge April 12

Like the majority of those who watched the first time Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. met in the ring in June 2012, former two-division champion Mike Alvarado thought that Pacquiao won the bout. Of course, history states that Bradley won after he was awarded a split decision win to the dismay to those in […]

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Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2: Pacquiao’s crazy Las Vegas grand arrival video

Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2: Pacquiao’s crazy Las Vegas grand arrival video

Today marks the start of fight week for Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. With a tour bus the size of a plane and a entourage numbering up to a hundred people, Manny Pacquiao was met with huge fanfare. Screaming filipinos lined up outside and inside the MGM to catch […]

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Timothy Bradley media scrum video: 10 minute round sparring, confidence and training hell

Timothy Bradley media scrum video: 10 minute round sparring, confidence and training hell

Timothy Bradley is definitely a guy who could hang with the older generation of fighters who would slug it out for fifteen rounds on fight night. Now just one week away from his anticipated rematch with Manny Pacquiao on April 12th, new details are emerging on how training has gone for “The Desert Storm.” For […]

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Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2: Bradley full media workout video with Joel Diaz

Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2: Bradley full media workout video with Joel Diaz

Jesus. Timothy Bradley’s muscles have muscles! Did you see the picture above? Man..thanks Tim. You’ve managed to make me feel that much worse about myself and to add just a little bit of salt to the wounds, it was all done with vegetables. Broccoli, spinach, kale; Our least favorite food group powered that physique making […]

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Manny Pacquiao “I proved with Brandon Rios I’m not old; Now I have to confirm it”

Manny Pacquiao “I proved with Brandon Rios I’m not old; Now I have to confirm it”

It feels like Manny’s ‘end’ has been talked about forever. But he’s a warrior, and like many warriors who only know in their own mind when the end is really nigh, he has some loose ends to tie up. He took down Brandon Rios in November in what turned out to become a personal feud, […]

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Freddie Roach feels Tim Bradley’s Faceoff comments were a slap in the face to Pacquiao

Freddie Roach feels Tim Bradley’s Faceoff comments were a slap in the face to Pacquiao

When I saw HBO’s Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 Faceoff episode, I was left stunned. It has been said by many fighters that have faced Manny Pacquiao that his punches have a stinging effect inside the ring. Timothy Bradley managed to sting Pacquiao with out even landing a single punch. In the episode, sitting face to […]

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