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Gennady Golovkin Knocks Out Willie Monroe, Jr. In Sixth Round

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Gennady “GGG” Golovkin extended his undefeated streak to 33 wins with a TKO of Willie Monroe, Jr. in a bout that continued to cement the legacy of the Kazakh middleweight. Some experts expected a more competitive fight with Monroe’s record of 19 wins with only a single loss, and the fact that Golovkin’s last bout… Read more »

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez Knocks Out Edgar Sosa In Second Round

Ramon Gonzalez Knock out victory.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has been mostly unchallenged as the world’s finest boxer for more than a decade. Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez may have created a debate. Flyweight Roman Gonzalez made his HBO debut Saturday and it was an impressive one, knocking down Mexican fighter Edgar Sosa three times in the second round on his way to… Read more »

Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao Sets Pay-Per-View, Gate Revenue Records

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The May 2 welterweight title unification fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao set new all-time boxing records for pay-per-view (PPV) buys and gate revenue, making it the highest grossing pay-per-view event of all time. Initial figures released Thursday by distributors Showtime and HBO show that the fight grossed 4.4 million PPV buys, generating… Read more »

Canelo Alvarez Knocks Out James Kirkland in Third-Round [Breaking]

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Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland was everything Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao was not. After a very anticlimactic match, which is a major understatement, between Mayweather and Pacquiao, it was nice to see something more exciting in the boxing world, especially without having pay-per-view. Roy Jones Jr. former boxer and current boxing analyst at HBO… Read more »

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Reportedly Agrees To Rematch With Manny Pacquiao

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During the Fight of the Century held at the MGM Grand Arena last Saturday night, it was obvious that Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao was not performing up to par. While others contend that this is because Floyd Mayweather Jr. is simply the better fighter,the latest reports reveal that Pacquiao’s performance was hampered by a torn… Read more »

Katie Couric ‘Fled’ Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao Fight: Did Mayweather Ban Female Journalists From Bout?

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Katie Couric reportedly left Las Vegas hours before Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao touched gloves because she felt “uncomfortable” about attending the bout. Couric, who previously interviewed both fighters in April ahead of their eagerly anticipated encounter, was seen arriving in Las Vegas ahead of the contest. However, according to Page Six, she then decided… Read more »

‘Mayweather Pacquiao': The Best Tweets During The ‘MayPac’ Fight

Mayweather Pacquiao Fight of the Century

The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight boxing fans have been pining for finally happened this evening, with Mayweather winning via unanimous decision. However, the real commentary doesn’t happen on ESPN or Bleacher Report, but rather on social media. Mayweather-Pacquiao has been trending for multiple days, but Twitter specifically exploded during the 12-round slugfest in Las Vegas. While many… Read more »

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Vs. Manny Pacquiao Preview

Pacquiao and Mayweather at Friday's weigh-in

The much anticipated Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao bout is tonight (May 2, 2015) at 8 p.m., five hours after the first undercard fight is set to begin. Most people you talk to will tell you that this fight is the “fight of the century.” This bout has been anticipated for years but, there… Read more »

Manny Pacquiao Shares Four-Word Plan To Beat Floyd Mayweather

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao recently opened up about his plans for beating Floyd Mayweather during their upcoming match. In an interview with Hollywood Life, the 36-year-old world champion shared a four-word plan that was simple yet profound. “I will fight hard.” Manny shared his four-word plan at the L.A. premiere of his movie, Manny. Neither Mayweather… Read more »

Wladimir Klitschko Retains Title, Showdown With Deontay Wilder Ahead?

Wladimir Klitschko Wins

Wladimir Klitschko logged yet another successful title defense Saturday night, April 25, from Madison Square Garden against previously unbeaten challenger Bryant Jennings. Despite the W, however, the fight failed to showcase the dominance that Klitschko has exhibited over his last 22 title defenses. That was primarily because Jennings kept the heavyweight champion off-guard the entire… Read more »