Boxing

Mayweather Sr: I’d be shocked if Floyd Jr. lost to Pacquiao

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Trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. says he’d be totally shocked if his son Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) were to lose to Filipino star Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) in their big money bout next month. Floyd Sr. just can’t wrap his head around the idea of son Mayweather Jr losing to a fighter like Pacquiao because he simply sees ...

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Mayweather has to KO Pacquiao win, says Roy Jones Jr

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HBO analyst and former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. sees Floyd Mayweather Jr in a tough situation against the Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao in their upcoming bout next month on May 2nd. Jones Jr thinks Mayweather will need a knockout for him to get the victory. Jones doesn’t think he can win a decision against Pacquiao. Jones doesn’t say ...

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Amir Khan announces Chris Algieri fight for May 30

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Amir Khan has announced his next opponent will be Chris Algieri. Khan revealed the news on his wife’s You Tube channel, claiming a fight with the former WBO light-welterweight champion will take place on May 30 at 147lbs. Algieri has been beaten just once in 21 contests, a comprehensive points defeat to Manny Pacquiao in Macau in November, and Khan ...

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Martin Murray wants Golovkin rematch at super middleweight

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fter coming up short last month in getting stopped in the 11th round in his fight against WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (32-0, 29 KOs) on February 21st, #4 WBC Martin Murray (29-2-1, 12 KOs) says he’d like to get another shot at fighting Golovkin, but this time super middleweight. Murray, 32, believes it would be a different fight if ...

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Roach: Cotto says Pacquiao is Going to Kill Mayweather

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WBC Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) is a common opponent of both Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao and feels that Manny has what it takes to overcome the undefeated favorite Mayweather. Cotto was TKO’d by Pacquiao in 12th round of their slugfest in 2009 and was outpointed by Floyd in 2012 by a 12 round unanimous decision. ...

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Kell Brook calls out Amir Khan for world title bout at Wembley

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Kell Brook wants an all-British world title bout with Amir Khan this summer. Unbeaten Brook defended his IBF world welterweight title on Saturday with a fourth-round victory over Romanian-born Jo Jo Dan in his hometown of Sheffield. Promoter Eddie Hearn then called for 28-year-old Brook to fight Bolton’s Khan at Wembley in June. “There’s a venue available on 13 June,” ...

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Boxing: Lawson primed for big time

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Welterweight Fredrick Lawson has indicated his readiness to take on bigger challenges in his career after winning his latest bout against Breidis Prescott on Thursday evening in the United States. Lawson had to dig deep Thursday night to pull out a 10-round split decision over Prescott at the Hialeah Park Race Track in Hialeah, Florida and it was the first time ...

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Fredrick Lawson Narrowly Defeats Breidis Prescott

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Oh, for want of a nail. A controversial knockdown in the third round that probably should have been ruled a slip due to a punch behind the head meant the difference between a majority draw and a split decision. The beneficiary, Fredrick Lawson (24-0, 20 KOs) gets the first significant win of his pro career, sending Breidis Prescott (27-7, 20 ...

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Floyd Mayweather has made Manny Pacquiao mad, Freddie Roach warns

Floyd Mayweather’s demands have made Manny Pacquiao angry ahead of their May 2 megafight, according to Freddie Roach. The biggest fight in boxing might have happened years ago but for disagreements over drug testing and purse splits, arguments settled late last year before the showdown was finally confirmed last month. Pacquiao has agreed to abide by Olympic-style testing in the ...

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