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Sergey Kovalev dominates NadJib Mohammedi; Jean Pascal nets controversial decision

Sergey Kovalev dominates NadJib Mohammedi; Jean Pascal nets controversial decision

Coming into the bout Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, little was known about Sergey Kovalev’s opponent, Nadjib Mohammedi, and after they won’t know much else than he was another victim of “Krusher.” Kovalev (28-0-1, 25 KOs) carried out what most thought would happen by stopping Mohammedi (37-4, 23 KOs) in […]

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Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi: Full preview, prediction and scouting report for light heavyweight title showdown

Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi: Full preview, prediction and scouting report for light heavyweight title showdown

As Sergey Kovalev prepares to defend his WBA, WBO and IBF titles Saturday night against Nadjib Mohammed, they two fighters are entering the contest on very different levels. Kovalev is eager to defend his titles once again and move toward more lucrative bouts, with the likes of Andre Ward, Gennady Golovkin. A rumored rematch with […]

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Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi: Full weigh-in video w/ stare down

Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi: Full weigh-in video w/ stare down

The one man wrecking crew they call the “Krusher,” Sergey Kovalev, will defend his WBA, WBO and IBF light heavyweight titles Saturday against Nadjib Mohammedi at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) came in at 174.5 pounds while the No. 1 contender, Mohammedi (38-3-0, 23 KOs) came in at […]

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Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi: ‘Krusher’ kicks off first Vegas fight week

Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi: ‘Krusher’ kicks off first Vegas fight week

With light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev set to make his Las Vegas fighting debut against Nadjib Mohammedi Saturday at the Mandalay Bay, he was welcome to Southern Nevada in style. Met by Clark County Commissioner Mary Beth Scow at McCarran International Airport on Monday, the City of Las Vegas officially named July 18, 2015 […]

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Follow The Money; Who’ll Get Floyd Mayweather Next?

Follow The Money; Who’ll Get Floyd Mayweather Next?

Following the world’s most lucrative, albeit not the most exciting, boxing bout with Manny Pacquiao earlier this year, Floyd Mayweather signalled his intention to fight one more time before finally hanging up his gloves. At 38, Mayweather stands at 48-0 in professional boxing following many years as an amateur. That’s a big toll on the […]

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Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter: Full PBC on NBC Fight Results

Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter: Full PBC on NBC Fight Results

In about that has a lot riding on it for both Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter, the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on NBC should not disappoint. Both Broner (30-1, 22 KOs) and Porter (25-1-1, 16 KOs) had a ton of momentum in their careers before suffering losses at the hands of Marcos Maidana […]

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Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter: Full Weigh-In for PBC on NBC bout

Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter: Full Weigh-In for PBC on NBC bout

Despite a long running relationship going through from amateur ranks into the professional realm together, Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter have been getting chippy in the lead up to their showdown at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and it continued at Friday’s weigh-in. Broner  (30-1, 22 KOs) refused to shake Porter’s hand after weighing […]

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Amir Khan still in good shape for Mayweather clash despite lackluster showing

Amir Khan still in good shape for Mayweather clash despite lackluster showing

With welterweight Amir Khan campaigning for his shot at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. sweepstakes for more than a year now, it seems his best shot to impress the 48-0 champ and the public he deserves to fight on the sports’ grandest scale came and went without that “wow” factor. Khan fought former junior welterweight titlist […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shatter PPV, live gate, overall revenue records

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shatter PPV, live gate, overall revenue records

It was billed as the “Fight of the Century” and while the action in the ring may not have lived up to those expectations when Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally faced each other May 2, the financial numbers sure did. The total U.S. pay-per-view sales for the megafight reached 4.4 million buys (per the […]

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The sport is called boxing, not fighting and Floyd Mayweather is just playing the sport

The sport is called boxing, not fighting and Floyd Mayweather is just playing the sport

Before I begin, I always feel I need to state the following disclaimer whenever I write about Floyd Mayweather Jr. and that is, for the record I am not a Mayweather fan. However, I am a fan of boxing. Say whatever you want, “Mayweather ran the whole fight,” “Pacquiao didn’t fight his fight” or “the […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: PPV start time, story lines, betting lines & more

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: PPV start time, story lines, betting lines & more

Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight night, something that most fans and media around world figured would never happen, is finally upon us. May 2 has been circled on not just boxing fans calenders, but casual sports fans’ as well, as the “Fight of the Century” is garnering attention a boxing matches hasn’t seen […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full post-weigh-in face off

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full post-weigh-in face off

The last time Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would be within arms reach of each other before their much awaited megafight Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, went down Friday at the official weigh-in for the bout. Both fighters made weight, with Mayweather tipping the scale at 146 pounds, and Pacquiao […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full final press conference and stare down for MayPac

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full final press conference and stare down for MayPac

Marking the second to last event before the “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao  takes place Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the two fighters held their final press conference Wednesday. Both fighters were very appreciative toward their fans for supporting them up until this point and […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Mayweather MGM grand arrival

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Mayweather MGM grand arrival

Fight week for one of the biggest spectacles the sport of boxing will ever seen between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao kicked off Tuesday with the grand arrivals of both pound-for-pound greats. Mayweather held his at the MGM Grand where the bout will take place this weekend, Pacquiao skipped out on it after feeling […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man looking to skip MGM grand arrival

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man looking to skip MGM grand arrival

After the whole ticket snafu that finally ended Thursday with just 500 of tickets being released and sold out in 60 seconds to the public for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao bout, Pac-man is planning to ditch a popular event that marks the beginning of fight week. The grand arrivals usually take place […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao public tickets to go on sale Thursday

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao public tickets to go on sale Thursday

After waiting and waiting and waiting, the public tickets for the May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao super-fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas go on sale Thursday, April 23. The tickets will be released for sale at 3 p.m. EDT/12 p.m. PDT on Mgmgrand.com, Ticketmaster.com and by calling 800-745-3000. Yahoo Sport’s […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Las Vegas police beefing up patrol for May 2 super-fight weekend

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Las Vegas police beefing up patrol for May 2 super-fight weekend

With the mega-bout that is Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao around two weeks away, everyone is preparing for the massive event, including law enforcement officials. The bout takes place May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is gearing up for a busy weekend. “We’ve been planning […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Episode 1

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Episode 1

With just two weeks to go until what is going to be the most profitable fight in the history of boxing, Showtime released it’s first episode of the behind-the-scenes series, Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, documenting how the May 2 Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao bout came to fruition. With a mix of new and vintage […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man feels left hand & hook will land if Money May comes after him

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man feels left hand & hook will land if Money May comes after him

With the May 2 mega-fight about two weeks away, the hype behind the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout is beginning to boil over with both fighters hosting media days this week. Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) hosted his Wednesday at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles and offered some insight to how he can be […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Battle of the mouthpieces

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Battle of the mouthpieces

Leading up to what will be the biggest fight money wise in the history of boxing between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, the build up to the fight is bigger, and things that aren’t usually a thought are big news, like the two fighter’s mouthpieces. The fight goes down May 2 at the MGM Grand […]

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