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  • Andre Ward keeps winning fights, not attention

    Andre Ward keeps winning fights, not attention
    In a sport dominated not only by who wins but by who makes the most noise, Andre Ward needs to bring some sound and fury into the boxing ring Saturday night. Winning is not a problem for the 168-pounder from Oakland. He is 26-0. Getting attention is...
  • UFC President Dana White blasts Nevada commission as 'incompetent'

    UFC President Dana White blasts Nevada commission as 'incompetent'
    LAS VEGAS — Fight judges retained by the Nevada State Athletic Commission have struggled in the last 18 months. Two gave Timothy Bradley a highly controversial split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao last year; one of those also scored Floyd...
  • Mayweather-Canelo Fight Sets Pay-Per-View Record

    Floyd Mayweather wasn't the only one raking in the dough Saturday night. The Mayweather-Canelo boxing match, broadcast on Showtime Pay-Per-View, snagged nearly $150 million, making it the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time. The fight's PPV gross...
  • Promoter: Mayweather-Alvarez fight breaks pay-per-view record

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s impressive majority decision victory over Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Saturday is projected to surpass the record $137 million in pay-per-view sales that Mayweather’s 2007 victory over Oscar De La Hoya...
  • Mayweather-Alvarez fight brings in $150 million in PPV buys

    The Floyd Mayweather-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez championship fight was a knock-out for Showtime. The fight, which Mayweather won by decision, took in almost $150 million in pay-per-view revenue. That tops the $136 million that Mayweather's 2007 defeat of...
  • Judge selection process altered for Marquez-Bradley fight

    In a reaction to the dubious judging of fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in the last 16 months, Nevada has altered its selection process for judges and referees. Starting with Saturday night’s World Boxing Organization...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.vs. Robert Guerrero: round-by-round recap

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.vs. Robert Guerrero: round-by-round recap
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. had been out of the ring for more than a year but there was little rust showing in his 36-year-old body on Saturday night. Mayweather spent the first couple of rounds at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas sizing up Robert...
  • Mark Sanchez ready for Jets' QB competition

    Mark Sanchez ready for Jets' QB competition
    Mark Sanchez, sporting long locks secured with a stylish soccer-style headband, took the high road on Thursday when he spoke to members of the media for the first time since the NFL draft, during which the New York Jets drafted West Virginia quarterback...
  • Sports promoter Roy Englebrecht takes the fights to the people

    Sports promoter Roy Englebrecht takes the fights to the people
    The Bee Gees are playing on Roy Englebrecht's office radio, but the 67-year-old sports promoter has a saying taped on his wall to assure he's not stuck in days gone by. "Don't judge me by my past. I don't live there anymore." Southland boxing fans...
  • Poll: Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeat Robert Guerrero?

    Poll: Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeat Robert Guerrero?
    Undefeated pro boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. puts his spotless record and his World Boxing Council welterweight title on the line Saturday night against Robert Guerrero Mayweather (43-0, 26 knockouts) is a 7-1 favorite over Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs). A...
  • Abner Mares prepares for title defense, talks of future challenges

    Abner Mares prepares for title defense, talks of future challenges
    Abner Mares, who won world titles in three divisions in the last two years, is taking on another tough test Aug. 24, and is talking of moving up in weight again. All that’s missing for the Hawaiian Gardens fighter is the surge of fan interest that...