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  • A Mayweather-Pacquiao bout? Or another bob and weave?

    A Mayweather-Pacquiao bout? Or another bob and weave?
    Once upon a time, not long ago, there were two boxers named Manny and Floyd. Their fairy tale story is much like that of The Three Little Pigs, because it features lots of huffing and puffing. To date, we still have no idea if any houses will get...
  • Chicago boxer Semajay Thomas up off the mat after wrongful murder charge

    Chicago boxer Semajay Thomas up off the mat after wrongful murder charge
    Aug. 11, 2009, was a nightmare for Semajay Thomas. A month earlier, 50-year-old Reynaldo Ortiz of Texas had been beaten to death next door to Thomas' home in West Town. Acting on a tip, police approached the then-16-year-old that August night at home....
  • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, James Kirkland agree to fight in May

    Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, James Kirkland agree to fight in May
    Promoter Oscar De La Hoya said Friday he has signed agreements from former light-middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and heavy-punching James Kirkland to fight each other in May on HBO. De La Hoya told the Times in a telephone...
  • Manny Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather should sign this month to fight May 2

    Manny Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather should sign this month to fight May 2
    Manny Pacquiao doesn’t know all the details that might be slowing Floyd Mayweather Jr. from signing to fight for their mega-bout. But since Pacquiao is already on the record as agreeing to all terms for a long-anticipated showdown that can be...
  • Alvarez-Kirkland not viewed as Mayweather-Pacquiao deal-breaker

    Alvarez-Kirkland not viewed as Mayweather-Pacquiao deal-breaker
    Tuesday night word that Mexico’s popular former light-middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is in advanced negotiations to fight James Kirkland May 2 at San Antonio’s Alamodome on HBO is like a chess move. It is meant to...
  • Is Canelo-Cotto fight off? What about Mayweather-Pacquiao bout?

    Is Canelo-Cotto fight off? What about Mayweather-Pacquiao bout?
    It was a panic-button announcement, but don’t press it just yet. Oscar De La Hoya told reporters in Las Vegas on Saturday that a potential Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Miguel Cotto fight is not going to happen. “We had a deadline -- a...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao bout closer; Showtime, HBO to talk

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao bout closer; Showtime, HBO to talk
    The delicate negotiations and long wait for a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight will move Wednesday to discussions between premium cable giants Showtime and HBO, which are scheduled to sort out a joint broadcast of the super-fight. Boxing...
  • Official: Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao 'making progress' on fight

    Official: Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao 'making progress' on fight
    The long wait for Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao isn’t over yet, but words long absent from the anticipated super-fight have been spoken. “We’re making progress,” a boxing authority involved in the talks told the Los...
  • Boxing champion Andre Ward signs with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports

    Boxing champion Andre Ward signs with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports
    Andre Ward’s protracted absence from boxing is moving toward a conclusion with Friday’s announcement that the super middleweight world champion has signed with Roc Nation Sports, the new boxing promotion firm of rapper Jay Z. The last U.S....
  • Oscar De La Hoya and his former CEO reach settlement

    Oscar De La Hoya and his former CEO reach settlement
    Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and the company’s former chief executive, Richard Schaefer, reached a settlement Friday, a source close to Golden Boy told the Los Angeles Times. “It’s an exciting day for our company,&...
  • NBC, manager Al Haymon start new boxing series

    NBC, manager Al Haymon start new boxing series
    NBC and powerful boxing manager Al Haymon unveiled details Wednesday of a new prime-time television show, "Premier Boxing Champions," with fight cards set for March 7 and April 11. The March 7 bouts at MGM Grand in Las Vegas will include a...