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Manny Pacquiao: Retirement decision on hold after surgery

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Manny Pacquiao says he is close to making a decision on whether to retire from boxing. The Filipino, 36, returned to his home country on Wednesday following defeat by Floyd Mayweather in their world welterweight super-fight on 2 May. “I will focus on healing my shoulder. After that, I will announce continuing my career or retirement,” he said. “I’m not ...

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Saul Alvarez beats James Kirkland with third-round knockout

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Mexican light-middleweight Saul Alvarez recorded the 45th win of his career as he knocked out American James Kirkland in the third round in Houston, Texas. Alvarez, whose only professional defeat came against Floyd Mayweather in 2013, floored Kirkland in the first round and twice more in the third. The 24-year-old hopes to fight Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto, the WBC world ...

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Floyd Mayweather on Pacquiao injury: ‘losers have excuses’

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Floyd Mayweather says “winners win and losers have excuses” after Manny Pacquiao blamed a shoulder injury for his loss to the American in Las Vegas. Pacquiao is being sued in Nevada after being accused of lying about the shoulder injury he suffered pre-fight. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not declare the problem, but the Filipino claims ...

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Boxing: Lawson cuts ties with Grygelko

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Welterweight Frederick Lawson has revealed to Citi Sports that he has terminated his contract with manager and agent Tony Grygelko. Grygelko, who owns Seconds Out Promotions, and Lawson began their relationship in 2014 and that contract handed Lawson the chance to fight Raymond Narh in October 2014. However, the duo will not together again after unconfirmed reports of a falling ...

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Manny Pacquiao sued after shoulder injury dishonesty claims

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Manny Pacquiao is the subject of a lawsuit in Nevada after being accused of lying over a shoulder injury sustained before his fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not declare the injury on a pre-fight questionnaire. But the fighter says he was transparent and a treatment plan had been agreed. ...

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Manny Pacquiao accused of dishonesty over shoulder injury

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Manny Pacquiao has been accused of lying over a shoulder injury sustained before his fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. If the Filipino is found guilty, the penalty for perjury could be a jail sentence of between one and four years, and a fine of up to $5,000 (£3,305). The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not ...

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Emmanuel Frimpong turns into the Money Man after betting £50,000 on Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao

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Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong was a relieved man after betting a staggering £50,000 on Floyd Mayweather to defeat Manny Pacquiao. The 23-year-old, now playing his football in Russia, shared his delight on social media at taking home £78,600 after Mayweather prevailed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Frimpong had tagged Mayweather in an Instagram post with the betting ...

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Manny Pacquiao blames shoulder injury for loss to Floyd Mayweather

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Manny Pacquiao blamed a shoulder injury for his defeat by Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, claiming it stopped him from using his right hand. American Mayweather, 38, outclassed his Philippine rival at the MGM Grand and was awarded a wide unanimous decision. Pacquiao, 36, said he thought he did enough to win the fight, despite most observers agreeing with the ...

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