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  • Adrien Broner says he's about to 'whoop' Carlos Molina

    Adrien Broner says he's about to 'whoop' Carlos Molina
    LAS VEGAS -- Not so long ago, boxer Adrien Broner was billed as an up-and-coming Floyd Mayweather, a welterweight superstar in the making. That was before Broner was clobbered last December by Marcos Maidana, who knocked him down twice in the first...
  • Promoter: Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Amir Khan lacks 'signature' win

    Promoter: Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Amir Khan lacks 'signature' win
    A “very disappointed” Amir Khan is now mulling his options after getting passed over by Floyd Mayweather Jr., who Monday chose Marcos Maidana as his May 3 opponent. Khan promoter Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions, which has...
  • Manager's fingerprints all over Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana

    Last month, Adrien Broner exercised a rematch clause to pursue the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Assn. welterweight belts that he lost Dec. 14 to Marcos Maidana. The move was jarring to many who watched Maidana twice knock down Broner —...
  • Plainfield teen has big boxing dreams

    Plainfield teen has big boxing dreams
    Erik "Peanut" Santiago is a busy kid. The Aux Sable Middle School student and Plainfield resident puts in a full day at school and also participates in wrestling, baseball and football. But the 13-year-old said everything else moves aside when he enters...
  • Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley rematch finalized for April 12

    Timothy Bradley’s thirst to definitively defeat Manny Pacquiao has lasted nearly two years. On April 12, Bradley’s opportunity will arrive. Top Rank, the promoter for both fighters, announced Saturday that Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 knockouts)...
  • Dana White: Floyd Mayweather would 'get murdered in the UFC' [Video]

    Dana White: Floyd Mayweather would 'get murdered in the UFC' [Video]
    Only someone who is not too smart would put down boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. on national TV. UFC President Dana White is definitely a smart guy. So what was he doing declaring that the man considered by most to be the best boxer on the...
  • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez set to choose next opponent

    Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez set to choose next opponent
    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez could select his next opponent as early as this week, his promoter said Monday, but it will not be former three-division world champion Miguel Cotto. Alvarez, coming off a September unanimous-decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.,...
  • HBO lost Floyd Mayweather Jr., generated new crop

    HBO lost Floyd Mayweather Jr., generated new crop
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. left HBO and created the most lucrative pay-per-view fight of all time in September when he defeated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Showtime. That’s a departure that still stings HBO. Yet, the premium network rallied...
  • Anderson Silva: 'No joking' in UFC rematch with Chris Weidman

    Anderson Silva is still up to old tricks, such as giving a one-word answer to a drawn-out question. The real question is whether the former long-reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion will return to the stunts that helped cost him...
  • Marcos Maidana on loss by decision to Floyd Mayweather: I was 'robbed'

    Marcos Maidana on loss by decision to Floyd Mayweather: I was 'robbed'
    LAS VEGAS -- Marcos Maidana said he was “robbed” by judges and that he beat Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather won the welterweight championship unification bout by majority decision with two judges ruling in his favor, 117-114 and 116-112, and...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. prevails in close fight with Marcos Maidana

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. prevails in close fight with Marcos Maidana
    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. entered with a circus. Marcos Maidana almost left with a parade. In a fight that was supposed to be lopsided but turned out to be the toughest fight of his remarkable career, Mayweather beat Maidana via majority...