1. Chavez Jr. vs. Rubio Will Be a Brawl with Plenty on the Line

    HBO is kicking off their 2012 boxing slate in a great way Saturday night with WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. squaring off with Marco Antonio Rubio, in a showdown fit for the Alamo—or the Alamodome at least...

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  2. 5 Possible Foes for Victor Ortiz After Berto Pulls out of Fight

    Now that the rematch between Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto is off due to Berto tearing biceps, Ortiz will have to look for his next formidable foe...

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  3. Floyd Mayweather Will Face Miguel Cotto in May 5th Bout

    After waiting and waiting for a possible Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather fight on May 5, it turns out that Money May will take on Miguel Cotto on May 5 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, according to ESPN's Dan Rafael ...

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  4. Floyd Mayweather Will Repotedly Face 'Canelo' Alvarez, Not Pacquiao on May 5

    Although the talk has been has at an all-time high in support for the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to finally happen on May 5 after three years of speculation, ...

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  5. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: A Perfect Tune-Up Bout for Floyd Mayweather in November

    According to a report on Manny Pacquiao's official website , Pacman will face off with junior welterweight champ Timothy Bradley on June 9...

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  6. 'Canelo' and Khan Are Wasting Time with Possible Sugar Shane Mosely Bouts

    With ESPN reporting that aging welterweight boxer "Sugar" Shane Mosley has been contacted about possibly fighting Amir Khan or Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, I'm left wondering what the ...

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  7. UFC on Fox 2: Boxing Would Benefit from Similiar Network TV Deal

    Boxing is sport where the mediocre fights are featured on basic cable channels like ESPN, the bigger fights are on premium cable channels like HBO and Showtime and the biggest fights ...

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  8. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Why a November Fight Date Makes More Sense

    With all the hoopla over getting Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in the ring for a proposed May date, there's no doubt that pushing the fight back to November is a win-win overall for all involved...

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  9. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pacman Turns Down $40 Million Guaranteed Purse

    Although it would be the biggest payday in Manny Pacquiao's career, Pacman revealed that he turned down a guaranteed $40 million purse, proposed by Floyd Mayweather during their ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 2 years ago 10,699 reads 59 comments

  10. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Money May Has Better Rumored Fallback Fight Than Pacman

    With the possibility of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao meeting at any point in May getting less and less likely with each passing day, the two fighters have had rumored fallback fights, to which Money May's is far more impressive...

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  11. Joe Paterno: The Penn State Legend Loses Battle with Lung Cancer

    As confirmed by the AP , Joe Paterno , the longtime face of Penn State football, has passed away at the age of 85 after complications from his lung cancer treatment that had him in the hospital since Jan...

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  12. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Says 'No Way' to 50/50 Split

    One of the biggest road blocks in the way of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao getting a deal in place to meet for a May 2012 fight is money...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 2 years ago 5,248 reads 53 comments

  13. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Phone Call Huge Step Toward Making Mega-Fight a Reality

    With Boxingscene.com reporting that Top Rank president Bob Arum confirmed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. did indeed call Manny Pacquiao Wednesday night—a conversation that lasted ...

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  14. Floyd Mayweather to Jail: 5 Reasons It Will Make Money Hungrier to Face Manny

    Even with all of the talk of a possible May 5th fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, we all know it isn't happening before Money May starts his 90-day jail sentence on June 1st...

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  15. UNLV Rebels vs. SDSU Aztecs: Everything to Know About the MWC Showdown

    What: UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs. San Diego State Aztecs When: Saturday January 14th, 2012 at 4 p.m. EST Where: Viejas Arena, San Diego, CA TV: NBC Sports Network Line: UNLV -2...

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  16. Floyd Mayweather Twitter Rant: Pretty Boy on the Offensive to Land Pacquiao Bout

    With the two-day Twitter spat that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is currently in the midst of, the undefeated welterweight champ is going against his usually defensive style of fighting in ...

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  17. UNLV Basketball: Rebels Net a No. 12 Ranking and a Khem Birch Commit

    Monday turned out to be a great day for the Runnin' Rebels of UNLV, after obtaining a No. 12 ranking in both the AP and Coaches poll and receiving a huge commitment from Pitt transfer Khem Birch...

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  18. Floyd Mayweather Jail Time Postponed: Fighter to Name May 5 Opponent Next Week

    With the news coming down that Floyd Mayweather would in fact not begin his 90-day jail sentence today as planned, but instead begin his jail term beginning in June, all the attention is now on the fighter Mayweather will face on May 5...

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  19. Floyd Mayweather: Fighter Living It Up Before 90-Day Jail Sentence Begins

    In the typical over-the-top way Floyd Mayweather lives his life, in the days that are leading up to his 90-day jail sentence stemming from a domestic dispute back in 2010, Money May has been living it up as of late...

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  20. The Biggest Legal Stories in Sports of 2011

    2011 saw some truly memorable moments for great games and matches, but also had some some memorable moments of the legal variety as well...

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  21. Floyd Mayweather to Jail: Why Manny Pacquiao Should Agree to Fight Money May Now

    With the news breaking of undefeated welterweight boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. being sentenced to 90 days in county jail in Las Vegas, this is a prime time for Manny Pacquiao to go ahead and get a deal for the mega-fight signed...

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  22. Floyd Mayweather Strikes Plea Deal and Has All Criminal Charges Against Him KO'd

    According to the Las Vegas Review-Journa l , Floyd Mayweather has jumped one of the biggest hurdles in his quest to land the mega fight with Manny Pacquiao in striking a plea ...

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  23. Boxing 2012: Predicting the 5 Biggest Stories of the Coming Year

    After a great year of boxing in 2011, a few big fights have gotten boxing back onto the general sporting public's mind, and the sport will only build off that and have an even bigger 2012...

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  24. Hopkins vs. Dawson: WBC Sets Mandatory Rematch After Controversial First Fight

    Months after Chad Dawson's controversial TKO win that was later changed to a no-contest against Bernard Hopkins after Dawson pushed Hopkins to the ground, separating his shoulder, ...

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  25. Ward vs. Froch: 10 Things We Will Learn from the Super Six Finale

    With the conclusion of the over two-year long Super Six World Boxing Classic super middleweight tournament finally coming this weekend when Andre Ward faces off with Carl Froch, many questions will be answered in the ring this Saturday, December 17th...

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