1. Martinez Beats Chavez Jr.: Maravilla Left Battered After Dominating Win

    Although Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez picked apart Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in their 12-round middleweight title fight Saturday, the newly crowned WBC champ didn't escape the fight unscathed...

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  2. Martinez Beats Chavez Jr.: Press Conference Quotes and Highlights

    After Sergio Martinez was victorious via unanimous decision over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Saturday night in Las Vegas, the two fighters and promoters of the bout had plenty to say at the post-fight press conference...

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  3. Derrick Rose: Show of Emotion at Shoe Promo Shows His Desire to Be on the Court

    Derrick Rose showed the world that his injury has affected him down to the core Thursday when the former MVP shed tears at the unveiling of his Adidas D Rose 3 shoe ( per USA Today )...

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  4. Sergio Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: Middleweight War Live from Las Vegas

    This Saturday night, the middleweight championship showdown between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr will go down live from the Thomas and Mack Center on the campus of UNLV in Las Vegas, Nev...

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  5. Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4: Should Floyd Mayweather Fight Timothy Bradley Now?

    Now that the fourth edition of Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez is all but set in stone ( per ESPN.com ) many will wonder if Floyd Mayweather should take on the man Pacquiao passed on to fight Marquez, Timothy Bradley...

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  6. Report: Manny Pacquiao and 50 Cent to Start Own Promotional Company

    In what has to be some of the strangest news out of the sport of boxing in some time, pound-for-pound great Manny Pacquiao and rapper 50 Cent will reportedly join forces to form their own promotional company, according to BoxingScene...

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  7. Sergio Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: Why This Will Be Fight of the Year

    It is finally fight week for Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., as they are set to battle it out for the WBC and The Ring middleweight titles at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev...

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  8. ESPN and HBO Partner Up to Better Promote PPV Boxing Events

    ESPN has paired up with HBO to better promote the subscriber-based network's pay-per-view boxing events and will now re-air HBO's popular 24/7 series in addition to other events leading up to HBO PPV bouts ( per BoxingScene ...

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  9. Floyd Mayweather: How Gambling Could Impact 'Money's' Latter Boxing Years

    Floyd Mayweather is increasingly becoming as known for making big-money sports bets as he is for being one of the best boxers in the ring...

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  10. Andre Ward KOs Chad Dawson, Asserting His Place Among Pound-for-Pound Best

    Andre Ward put on the best showing of his career, dominating Chad Dawson on way to a 10th-round knockout in their super middleweight title fight in Oakland, Calif. Saturday night...

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  11. Lucas Matthysse vs. Ajose Olusegun: Live from the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas

    Saturday night knockout artist Lucas Matthysse and Olusegun Ajose will battle it out for the WBC interim junior welterweight title live from the Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev...

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  12. Lucas Matthysse vs. Olusegun Ajose Could Be the Most Exciting Fight Saturday

    Saturday is an action-packed day for boxing fans as several big name fighters will take to the ring in various areas of the world, but the WBC junior welterweight interim title fight ...

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  13. Derrick Rose: Injured Star Taking Up the Pizza Business While Recovering

    Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose has found a way to kill some of the downtime he has on his hands as he recovers from his ACL surgery...

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  14. Manny Pacquiao Is Hurting His Image with Drawn Out Opponent Decision

    As the long, drawn out decision to who Manny Pacquiao's next opponent will be drags on, the more Pac-Man's reputation is taking a hit...

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  15. Chicago Bulls Must Strike Deal with Tom Thibodeau in New Round of Contract Talks

    The Chicago Bulls and head coach Tom Thibodeau are once again discussing a contract extension ( per ESPNChicago.com ), and this time around, the Bulls must ink the defensive-minded coach before the 2012-13 season is upon us...

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  16. Golovkin Should Get Winner of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez

    After absolutely destroying the usually tough, Grzegorz Proksa in a Round 5 knockout victory this past Saturday, Gennady Golovkin has said he wants Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

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  17. Oscar De La Hoya Almost Ended Retirement to Take on Felix Sturm on Oct. 20

    Former six-division champion, Oscar De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KOs) almost ended his nearly six-year hiatus from the ring to face WBA middleweight title holder, Felix Sturm, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York in October, according to ESPNNewYork...

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  18. 4 Things Keeping Manny Pacquiao from Being Top Pound-for-Pound Fighter Ever

    Manny Pacquiao has had a career in the boxing ring that has been as successful and storied as that of just about any fighter to ever lace up a pair of gloves...

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  19. Floyd Mayweather Bets $3 Million on Michigan-Alabama Football Game

    Not even a month out of jail, undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is up to his usual tricks. "Money" is said to have made a whopping $3 million bet on the Michigan Wolverines-Alabama ...

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  20. Report: Pacquiao Chooses Fourth Bout with Juan Manuel Marquez for Nov. 10

    Manny Pacquiao has reportedly came to a decision on who and when his next fight will be, as the eight-division champion is said to have chosen a fourth bout with Juan Manuel Marquez to take place on Nov...

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  21. Manny Pacquiao Will Reportedly Fight on Dec. 1 Instead of Nov. 10

    With most boxing fans eagerly awaiting the news of who pound-for-pound great Manny Pacquiao will fight on his rumored Nov. 10 fight date, it now looks as if Pacquiao will ditch the November date for a Dec...

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  22. Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather: Does 'Superfight' Even Still Matter?

    With all the recent chatter of the "super fight" between the best two fighters of the last decade ( per Boxing Scene ), Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, many have questioned if the fight still matters...

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  23. Timothy Bradley Thinks Mayweather Is in Future with Clear Win over Pacquiao

    As the world waits for eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao to name his next opponent, one of his possible foes, Timothy Bradley, is already making plans in case "Pacman" chooses him...

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  24. Timothy Bradley Says Manny Pacquiao Is Scared of a Rematch

    Even after winning a fight almost nobody felt he won, WBO welterweight champion, Timothy Bradley, spoke out Wednesday to the Desert Sun , calling Pacquiao out, as he waits with ...

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  25. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Money Says Pacquiao Is an "Unbelievable Fighter"

    In a bizarre change of events, current welterweight and junior middleweight title holder Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KOs) gave fellow pound-for-pound great Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KOs) praise in an interview...

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