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  • Keith Thurman looks for prime-time NBC showing against Robert Guerrero

    Keith Thurman looks for prime-time NBC showing against Robert Guerrero
    The talent of unbeaten Keith Thurman, with 21 knockouts in 24 victories, has cried for a greater stage. He gets it Saturday night at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, fighting former two-division world champion Robert Guerrero in the main event of Premier...
  • An ocean away, Pacquiao's trainer makes some noise from afar

    Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight. Freddie Roach may be in Macau for a title fight involving...
  • Ronda Rousey won't fight men, even though she thinks she could win

    Ronda Rousey won't fight men, even though she thinks she could win
    Seems everyone is coming up with dream fight scenarios for UFC sensation Ronda Rousey ever since her 14-second dismantling of bantamweight challenger Cat Zingano on Saturday. And it also seems many of those scenarios involve her fighting men, like maybe...
  • Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach uses fighting words about Mayweather

    Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach uses fighting words about Mayweather
    Trainer Freddie Roach knows how to press mental buttons. When asked recently what his fighter Manny Pacquiao’s major advantage over the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in their coming May 2 super-fight, Roach heated up a simmering rivalry by...
  • 'Canelo' Alvarez keeps Cinco de Mayo pull vs. James Kirkland

    'Canelo' Alvarez keeps Cinco de Mayo pull vs. James Kirkland
    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez flexed his muscles as Mexico’s greatest worldwide boxing attraction to help nudge Floyd Mayweather Jr. toward Manny Pacquiao. And now Alvarez will need his strength again as he prepares to cap a memorable Cinco de...
  • Canelo Alvarez bout part of boxing's best year, Oscar De La Hoya says

    Canelo Alvarez bout part of boxing's best year, Oscar De La Hoya says
    Oscar De La Hoya said he expects 2015 to be the best year in boxing history. The promoter who lost a split decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2007 in the best-selling pay-per-view bout in history expects that record (2.25 million buys) to fall when...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Manny Pacquiao and I haven't signed fight contract

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Manny Pacquiao and I haven't signed fight contract
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have expressed a desire to agree to a long-anticipated title bout, but it seems as though contract negotiations between the two sides have been progressing slowly for weeks. Mayweather confirmed as much Sunday...
  • Hail to the Chiefs: Ranking top 10 presidential athletes

    Hail to the Chiefs: Ranking top 10 presidential athletes
    Ronald Reagan was one. So was John F. Kennedy. The verdict's still out on Barack Obama, though one more first pitch might convince historians he's just a skinnier version of William Howard Taft. We're talking athletes. A sure way to tell you're not...
  • 'Here Comes the Champ' plays as Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his 38th birthday

    'Here Comes the Champ' plays as Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his 38th birthday
    Las Vegas nearly exploded last week with news that the boxing match of the century is on the books. Undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes on Manny Pacquiao May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. So how did the five-division world champion spend his...
  • Long-awaited fight can't revive boxing

    Long-awaited fight can't revive boxing
    The bout might become an instant classic, but the event won't celebrate the fight game as much as commemorate it. There ought to be a moment of silence at ringside to honor boxing's passing. Not even Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao can bring...
  • Ex-Magic center KO'd after Pacquaio insult

    Ex-Magic center KO'd after Pacquaio insult
    As Jim Croce once sang, “You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. You don’t spit into the wind. You don’t pull the mask off that ole Lone Ranger. And you don’t mess around with Jim.” And in The Philippines, you...