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Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley shake hands at their final news conference this week.

Prediction, keys to the fight: Pacquiao-Bradley 2, HBO PPV Saturday, 9 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, April 12, 2014 – The fight drama is hours away for eight time world champion Manny Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs) and WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley Jr. (31-0, 12 KOs) for their rematch Saturday night from Las Vegas. The fight will be televised by HBO as a pay-per-view event. Communities Digital News will ...

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley pose for fans at Friday's weigh-in in Las Vegas.

Weigh-in and preview, Pacquiao-Bradley 2, HBO PPV Saturday, 9 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2014 – Perhaps he doesn’t rule boxing like he once did, when he was flattening opponents like Oscar de la Hoya, Ricky Hatton, and Miguel Cotto, the last man he knocked out in 2009. Nevertheless, eight division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao remains one of the most famous athletes in the world, ...

Fight Week is finally here for the most anticipated contest of 2014: Pacquiao vs. Bradley II.

Fight Week news: Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 schedule of events

SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 – With less than a week before the first and perhaps biggest bout of the spring 2014 boxing season, events are ramping up for the rematch of Manny Pacquiao versus Timothy Bradley, Jr. in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 12. Eight division champion Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs) and current WBO ...

Boxing results: Kovalev scores KO, calls out Adonis Stevenson

SAN DIEGO, March 30, 2014 – Sergey Kovalev started 2014 right where he left off in 2013, although he had to work a little harder than he expected against Cedic Agnew. Kovalev scored three knockdowns and it was the third at 58 seconds of the seventh round that did the trick, a left jab to ...

Boxer Sergey Kovalev hands Cedric Angew a pair of souvenir "Krusher" gloves at Friday's weigh-in.

Preview: HBO’s Boxing After Dark, Kovalev vs. Agnew, Saturday 10 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, March 29, 2014 – After big KO wins in November for Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev in Quebec City, expectations were raised among boxing fans for an eventual showdown between the two powerful punches in the light heavyweight division. Saturday’s fight between the Russian Kovalev (23-0-1, 21 KO) and untested but game Cedric ...

Boxing review: Escape from Puerto Rico, Garcia gets decision over Herrera

SAN DIEGO, March 16, 2014 –  It wasn’t quite the homecoming Danny Garcia hoped for in Puerto Rico Saturday night. Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) won a split decision victory over a determined Mauricio Herrera of California (20-4-0, 7 KOs). Herrera landed a good variety of shots, set up with an active jab and doing damage ...

Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera bring world class boxing to Puerto Rico Saturday, March 15.

Boxing from Puerto Rico: Garcia vs. Herrera, Showtime, Sat. 9 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, March 14, 2014 –  Puerto Rico has a proud tradition of producing great boxing champions. Wilfred Benitez, Wilfredo Gomez, Edwin Rosario, and perhaps the greatest of all, three division champion Felix Trinidad inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame this year. There are no current Puerto Rican champions in any division. One American ...

Boxing results: Canelo Alvarez brings the action, gets TKO win over Angulo

SAN DIEGO, March 9, 2014 – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez bounced back from his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. with a dominating performance over Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo Saturday, ending in a stoppage at 47 seconds of the tenth round. The surprising halt to the fight came when referee Tony Weeks stepped in after Alvarez snapped ...

Preview: Canelo vs. Angulo, Showtime PPV Saturday, 9 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, March 7, 2014 – Even with some good fights on the undercard, the decision by Showtime and Golden Boy Promotions to make Saturday’s event in Las Vegas featuring Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo was a stretch. Millions paid good money to see Alvarez fight Floyd Mayweather last year. But fans ...

Viva Mexico: Chavez Jr. and Salido bang out decision wins Saturday

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2014 – Julio Caesar Chavez Junior reminded boxing fans what he has to offer on San Antonio on Saturday, going 12 hard rounds for a unanimous decision victory in over a Texas tough Brian Vera. Chevez Jr. proved when he puts in the effort, he’s got all the tools to be ...

Mayweather vs. Maidana confirmed on Twitter for May 3

SAN DIEGO, February 25, 2014 – The speculation is over. Let the speculation begin. No, that’s not a mistake. Five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. confirmed Monday what most of the boxing community talked about all weekend. Mayweather will face Argentinean fighter Marcos “El Chino” Maidana on May 3. The location is still to be ...

Boxing stars Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr.

Spring 2014 boxing schedule shaping up, Mayweather opponent still TBA

SAN DIEGO, February 23, 2014 – Fight fans will need to start passing up Starbucks and save their pennies with four major pay per view events anchoring the Spring 2014 boxing schedule. The pay per view parade gets started with Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo at the Alamodome in San Antonio March 8 on Showtime ...

Boxing results: Golovkin stops Adama; who fights GGG next?

SAN DIEGO, February 1, 2014 – For the 16th fight in a row, Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin scored a stoppage in his bout against Osumanu Adama of Ghana in Monte Carlo Saturday, remaining undefeated. Adama, who had never been stopped in a fight in his career, was put on the canvas by Golovkin. Referee Louis ...

Boxing review: Garcia, Jennings win in NYC; Peterson prevails in DC

SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2014 – Mikey Garcia continued his march toward the top of the pound for pound list with a unanimous decision victory over Juan Carlos Burgos (30-2-2, 20 KOs) of Mexico Saturday night in New York City at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The judges scored it 118 -110, 118-110, and ...

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley

Boxing news: Pacquiao Bradley rematch set April 12 in Las Vegas

SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2014 – Top Rank Promotions and MP Promotions made official what needed to happen. In the wake of one of the most hotly disputed decisions in recent boxing history, Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Junior will meet in a rematch at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, ...

Boxers Mikey Garcia and Juan Carlos Burgos

Boxing preview: Garcia vs. Burgos in NYC, HBO Saturday, 9:45 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, January 24, 2014 – Mikey Garcia’s wins continue to be bigger and more impressive fight by fight. Will he continue his rise Saturday night in New York City at The Theater at Madison Square Garden? There isn’t any reason to think not, but as the cliché goes in all of sports, Garcia (33-0, ...

Boxing results: Bute wins decision over Pascal, Perez and Takam draw in Montreal

SAN DIEGO, January 18, 2014 – Montreal has become one of the world’s great cities for boxing. All the elements were in place for exciting fights for the 20,400 fans packing the Bell Centre. It didn’t quite get them at the level they’ve come to expect from fighters like hometown hero Adonis Stevenson. Nevertheless, they ...