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Welterweight

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  • Boxer Thomas closer to another Olympic shot

    Boxer Thomas closer to another Olympic shot
    Semajay Thomas got a second chance in life when he was acquitted of a first-degree murder charge in November, 2010. Now the 18-year-old Chicago boxer gets a second chance at the 2012 Olympics after squandering his first in a fit of pique at the U.S....
  • Mayweather:”I can’t overlook a guy like Miguel Cotto”

     
    Cotto and Mayweather will fight for Cotto's WBA Super Welterweight World Championship and the vacant WBC Super Welterweight Diamond belt in Las Vegas....
  • Boxing needs a brilliant Manny Pacquiao now

     
    Boxing's greatest hits of the last three months. Aug. 13, Las Vegas: Abner Mares punches Joseph "King Kong" Agbeko square in the groin in the 12th round of their world bantamweight title tournament final -- an unquestionable low blow worthy......
  • Tim Bradley, Juan Carlos Burgos, Mike Alvarado claim victories

     
    The pay-per-view portion of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez card opened with a 10-round junior-lightweight bout between Tijuana’s Juan Carlos Burgos (27-1, 19 KOs) and Puerto Rico’s Luis Cruz (19-0, 15 KOs). Burgos is the nephew of...
  • Antonio Margarito finally licensed by New York for Dec. 3 bout

     
    Antonio Margarito: The New York State Athletic Commission capped a turbulent episode Tuesday by granting a boxing license to world super-welterweight title challenger Antonio Margarito of Tijuana....
  • Boxing notes: HBO to have rare teaming for Khan-Peterson fight

     
    HBO will announce next week that Jim Lampley will be joined ringside at the Dec. 10 Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson fight in Washington, D.C., by previously rotating commentators Larry Merchant and Max Kellerman. The teaming has been described by one HBO......
  • Eric Morel battles to win on Honda Center undercard

     
    Former World Boxing Association flyweight champion Eric Morel (46-2, 23 KOs) of Puerto Rico won a unanimous decision over a game Jose Silveira (12-6) of Mexico in a junior-featherweight bout, highlighting a six-fight undercard to Saturday's bantamweight...
  • Bob Arum: Mayweather 'isn't in the picture' for Pacquiao in spring

     
    Boxing promoter Bob Arum Monday said Floyd Mayweather "isn't in the picture" to fight Arum's boxer Manny Pacquiao in May....
  • Lamont Peterson chooses Amir Khan rematch and Vegas over L.A.

     
    Lamont Peterson chooses Amir Khan rematch and Vegas over L.A....
  • Anderson Silva on greatness, Chael Sonnen, Brazil, the future

     
    Solving Anderson Silva in an interview can be as problematic as it is for opponents who have to figure him out in the Ultimate Fighting Championship octagon. Silva, 36, possesses more credentials than anyone in claiming to be the world’s......
  • “Costas Tonight” premieres March 1 on NBC Sports Network

     
    The first installment of the Costas Tonight series of interview shows (not counting the Costas Tonight: Live From the Super Bowl special that it seems hardly anyone watched) airs Thursday, March 1, at 8pm ET on NBC Sports Network. Costas will interview...