| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. left HBO and created the most lucrative pay-per-view fight of all time in September when he defeated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Showtime.
That’s a departure that still stings HBO.
Yet, the premium network rallied...
| 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 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 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 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 13, 2013
| 11:32 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Juan Manuel Marquez believed that landing more telling punches on Timothy Bradley had made him the first Mexican boxer to win world titles in five different weight classes.
As has happened before in Las Vegas, Marquez was mistaken.
| 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 16, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Cain Velasquez met with Mexican boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez last month before Alvarez lost a decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
With charisma and looks that brought a strong female audience to supplement his popular brawling nature among...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios.
Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:14 AM
In the buildup to his Nov. 23 fight with Brandon Rios in Macau, Manny Pacquiao will be blogging his thoughts about the fight each week. A portion of his third blog appears below, courtesy of HBO. In it, Pacquiao discusses his thoughts on his last two...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s training camp in the Philippines was not disrupted by last week’s Typhoon Haiyan, which has resulted in up to 2,500 deaths, but trainer Freddie Roach said Wednesday the boxer’s thoughts have certainly been distracted....