1. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Handed Stiff Penalty from NSAC for Positive Drug Test

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was fined $900,000 and suspended for nine months by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for marijuana in a post-fight drug test after his September 2012 bout with Sergio Martinez ( per ESPN...

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  2. Guerrero's Dad Setting His Son Up for a Huge Letdown with Mayweather Trash-Talk

    As the May 4 fight date steadily inches closer, the fathers of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero have started their own quarrel in the press, badmouthing one another and threatening physical violence against each other...

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  3. Mayweather Hyped on Showtime Mega-Deal; Won't Overlook Guerrero

    After signing a huge deal with Showtime, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is understandably excited about the deal and won't take Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero lightly in the first fight of the new deal (per ESPN...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 1 year ago 1,623 reads 28 comments

  4. 3 Fighters We Won't See Floyd Mayweather Face Under New Showtime Mega-Deal

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the man everyone wants to face in boxing, but "Money's" new mega-deal with Showtime will alienate certain fights from taking place...

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  5. Bob Arum to Have Dinner with Juan Manuel Marquez to Discuss 5th Pacquiao Bout

    With all the hoopla over Floyd Mayweather jumping ship from HBO to Showtime, the other fighter that can draw an audience comparable to Mayweather—Manny Pacquiao—may land ...

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  6. How Floyd Mayweather's Mega-Deal with Showtime Affects HBO Boxing

    The biggest loser in the new six-fight deal (h/t Boxingscene .com) between pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather and Showtime is HBO Boxing ...

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  7. Adrien Broner TKO's His Way to Impressive Victory over Gavin Rees

    Adrien "The Problem" Broner showed why he is considered boxing's next big star Saturday night, beating tough Welshman Gavin Rees by TKO in Round 5 to retain his WBC lightweight title...

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  8. Floyd Mayweather Back with Father as Trainer Heading into May 4

    After a troubled relationship over the past few years it now appears that blood is thicker than water as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., have made amends...

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  9. Abner Mares Moves Up to Flyweight Ending Hope of Donaire Bout for Now

    Abner Mares will surrender his junior featherweight title and move up to the featherweight division after his dream fight with superstar Nonito Donaire fell through the cracks after negotiations ( per ESPN )...

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  10. Canelo Alvarez: Pros and Cons of a Potential Fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    As rumors swirl ( h/t ESPN.com ) of a possible showdown between the current king of the ring Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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  11. Floyd Mayweather Says May 4 Robert Guerrero Fight Is 'Just a Rumor'

    With multiple reports coming out over the last few weeks of pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his plans to fight interim WBC title holder Robert Guerrero on May 4 followed ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 1 year ago 7,920 reads 41 comments

  12. 5 Young Fighters Who Can Save Boxing

    As the two best boxers of the last decade, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, reach the end of their careers, the sport of boxing will need a batch of young stars who can step in ...

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  13. Floyd Mayweather's 2013 Plans Will Cement His Legacy in the Ring Sans Pacquiao

    After the once-dominant Manny Pacquiao suffered two straight losses in 2012, a Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather super showdown went out the window with them...

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  14. UNLV Basketball: Anthony Bennett Has Quietly Become the Nation's Top Frosh

    Although UNLV Runnin ' Rebels freshman forward Anthony Bennett was the No. 7 recruit of 2012 (according to ESPN.com ), the buzz around his name has been slow to grow despite a stellar start to his inaugural college season...

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  15. Floyd Mayweather Talks About $40 Million Offer to Manny Pacquiao for Super-Fight

    With the over three-year hope of getting this era's two best fighters into the ring against each other to no avail, the sports world seems to almost given up on a Floyd Mayweather -Manny Pacquiao super-fight...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 1 year ago 9,653 reads 133 comments

  16. Amir Khan Shows Switching Trainers Paid Off in TKO Victory over Carlos Molina

    After hitting a wall with former trainer Freddie Roach losing two fights in a row, former unified 140-pound champion Amir Khan had to make a change to save his career...

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  17. Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4: JMM Clean in Pre- and Post-Fight Drug Tests

    Juan Manuel Marquez proved that hard work pays off in his spectacular knockout win over Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 8, and all the steroid rumors can now be put to rest after Marquez's negative drug test results...

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  18. UNLV Basketball: Rebels Not Doomed After Moser's Dislocated Elbow

    In a year that was hyped before it even began for the No. 20-ranked UNLV Runnin ' Rebels basketball team, their season hit a major bump in the road with star forward Mike Moser sidelined with a dislocated elbow...

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  19. Marquez KOs Pacquiao: Pac-Man Says He Is Looking to Return to the Ring April 20

    The biggest topics after Juan Manuel Marquez 's spectacular sixth round knockout of Manny Pacquiao were about if Pacquiao was finished in the ring and if he would retire. Pacquiao was quick to squash any retirement rumors telling PhilStar ...

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  20. Pacquiao vs Marquez 4: Floyd Mayweather Feels Bad for Manny After KO Loss

    After his surprising knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday, one would assume that there are a lot of people who would feel sorry for Manny Pacquiao...

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  21. Pacquiao-Marquez 4: Why KO Loss Helps Possible Mayweather Showdown

    After his surprising sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez , Manny Pacquiao has a lot of thinking to do regarding his career in the ring going forward...

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  22. Pacquiao vs. Marquez: Will Sparring Knockdowns Equal KO Win for Pac-Man?

    A lot of the talk leading up the fourth fight between longtime foes Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez has been about the supposedly refocused Pacquiao and his intensity in his training and sparring sessions...

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  23. Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez: 4th Fight Will Be Much of the Same

    As the big showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez marches toward its Dec. 8 fight date, the boxing world is wondering how this fourth fight will play out...

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  24. Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Interested in Bout with Robert Guerrero in 2013

    Shortly after beating Andre Berto via unanimous decision this past Saturday, WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero called out Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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  25. Vanes Martirosyan vs. Erislandy Lara: Who We Want Them to Fight Next

    After fighting a gritty back-and-fourth bout against each other earlier this month, junior middleweights Vanes Martirosyan and Erislandy Lara's eliminator bout ended in a technical ...

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