| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:10 PM
LAS VEGAS — Last year, boxing promoter Bob Arum took a Manny Pacquiao fight to China and its rich casinos.
Wednesday, he lashed out at the go-to boxing site in Las Vegas, the MGM Grand and its massive Garden Arena, with such vitriol that you...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Golden Boy Promotions Chief Executive Richard Schaefer, who said he returned from a spring-break vacation with his family Monday, said he doesn’t believe rival promoter Bob Arum truly wants to make a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao bout for...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Who would win a fight between UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey and undefeated boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr.? It was a close contest in a reader survey we did recently, but UFC commentator Joe Rogan says Rousey would win.
| May 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| May 3, 2014
| 11:20 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:19 PM
The chief executive of boxing promoter Main Events has filed a lawsuit in New York that she expects will “at the very least, pull the curtain back on the great and powerful Oz” of the sport.
Main Events’ Kathy Duva is suing powerful...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:34 PM
LAS VEGAS — In a room just off the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel this week, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. eased back on a couch and prepared to talk to a large cluster of sportswriters. An assistant handed him a tall coffee, and Mayweather, a true sweet...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Bernard Hopkins wants to take on Floyd Mayweather Jr.
But not just yet.
First, the 49-year-old boxer wants to beat World Boxing Council light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson. And he also wants Mayweather (45-0) to get a few more fights under his...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:38 AM
After the coffee. Before hearing about the Aereo case at the Supreme Court.
The Skinny: The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning will hear arguments in the ABC vs. Aereo case. Aereo is an Internet startup that broadcasters charge steal their signals. Alas,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions hasn’t worked on a fight of substance with his former promoter and on-again, off-again rival, Bob Arum of Top Rank Promotions, in five years.
But De La Hoya, declaring himself “back and better...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:05 PM
UFC at Amway Center is less than a month away, and Ground & Pound is working to get you ready for the big show. We asked Todd Martin for an expert’s perspective on the card. Todd has covered MMA since 2002 for a variety of outlets, including the Los...