| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
The open wounds stopping fighters from rival promoters Top Rank and Golden Boy from squaring off are showing no signs of healing, making Timothy Bradley’s quest to land a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight difficult.
“I’ve tried to reach out...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Timothy Bradley and his trend of winning close scorecards continued Saturday night as he edged Juan Manuel Marquez, 10 years the elder at 40, by split decision.
Bradley, relying on his boxing skills, faster legs and strong jab, punctuated the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Lost in Juan Manuel Marquez’s memorable sixth-round knockout of Manny Pacquiao in December was the fact Marquez was getting beaten up in the round and trailed on all three judges’ scorecards.
Marquez revisited those dramatic three minutes in...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez said he has provided four samples to drug testers in advance of his Saturday night welterweight title fight against Palm Springs’ unbeaten champion Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas.
“I don’t have any problem,”...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The calls for Nevada boxing judge C.J. Ross to vacate her ringside position for good following her Sept. 14 scoring of Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez as a draw were intense.
Ross did indeed step aside days later.
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Another night of boxing, more controversy. The sport currently comes with an odor. Even more than usual.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., more famous by birth than achievement, won a 10-round unanimous decision Saturday night at StubHub Center. He beat Bryan...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Only in boxing could we emerge from a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight with a bigger villain than Floyd Mayweather Jr.
And only in boxing could that villain be a 64-year-old named Cynthia, who never threw a punch and who most fans thought was a man because...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
C.J. Ross, the Nevada boxing judge heavily ridiculed for turning in her second suspect scorecard in 15 months by scoring Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s dominant performance Saturday over Saul “Canelo” Alvarez as a draw, has effectively resigned,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Calls for the Nevada State Athletic Commission to stop highly criticized judge C.J. Ross from scoring another major fight in the state have gained traction.
Bill Brady, the commission chairman, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he is willing to...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:13 PM
LAS VEGAS — The promotion model for Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s remaining four fights has changed after his latest display of brilliance.
From now on, his co-promoter and pay-per-view executive said late Saturday, his fights will be sold as...