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Op-Ed: Why Mayweather prefers Las Vegas over other fight venues

While Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao appear to have resolved their differences on certain issues concerning the resumption of talks on the long-delayed super fight, another issue that could prolong ongoing talks has emerged.

Canada's Adonis Stevenson retains WBC light heavyweight title

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson retained his title on Friday with a a fifth round knockout victory over Russian challenger Dmitry Sukhotsky at the Pepsi Colisee in Quebec City, Canada.

Op-Ed: Why is Floyd Mayweather junking Amir Khan

Amir Khan has been trying hard to get Floyd Mayweather's attention in his effort to prove to the unbeaten champ that he is the right guy to pick for Mayweather's next fight in May.

Op-Ed: Shrinking pay-per-view numbers need promoters' immediate action

The unstoppable decline of pay-per-view revenues on major boxing events in the last 12 months is getting alarming and with continued bickering by competing promoters, boxing would vanish faster than any industry player could imagine.

Op-Ed: Why date and venue could scuttle Mayweather-Pacquiao showdown

In the early stages of the ongoing Mayweather-Pacquiao fight negotiations, two major issues stood in the way of the world's most anticipated boxing fight. These include the purse sharing issue and the random blood and urine testing that Mayweather wanted.

Mayweather dares Arum to hold Alvarez-Cotto fight in Mexico

The long-delayed fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao hits another snag as the undefeated American dared promoter Bob Arum to hold the proposed Alvarez-Cotto fight on May 2 in Mexico on the occasion of Cinco de Mayo holiday celebrations.

For fans' sake Manny isn't giving up on Floyd

For the sake of his millions of fans around the world who continue to salivate on what appears to be the richest fight in boxing history, Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is not giving up in his quest for a date in the ring with Floyd Mayweather.

Op-Ed: Why fight fans do not believe Mayweather will fight Pacquiao

Prior to Floyd Mayweather's latest statement about his intention to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2, fight fans have given up hope of seeing them in the ring after five years of waiting for the fight they all wanted to see.

How Tim Bradley took judges' verdict in seemingly flawed scoring

Former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley must have recalled how fight fans reacted to his controversial victory over Manny Pacquiao in their first encounter back in 2012 after the judges ruled a draw verdict in his fight against Diego Chaves.

Op-Ed: Why Floyd Mayweather would prefer to fight Khan over Pacquiao

If Floyd Mayweather can find justification or a way out of his commitment to face Manny Pacquiao on May 2, chances are he might pick Amir Khan over the Filipino star as his next opponent for a less risky fight.

Timothy Bradley settles for draw verdict against Diego Chaves

Former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley settled for a draw verdict moments ago against tough challenger Diego Chaves in a 12-round skirmish at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Amir Khan dominates Devon Alexander, wins by unanimous decision

Moments ago at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, British boxing star Amir Khan successfully defended his WBC silver welterweight title in a lopsided fight against former WBC light welterweight titlist Devon Alexander.

Op-Ed: Why fight fans doubt Floyd Mayweather's sincerity

While attending a CBS/Showtime sponsored boxing event in San Antonio, Texas, unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather announced his acceptance of Manny Pacquiao's challenge to face him in the ring, potentially ending five years of failed negotiations.

Mayweather breaks silence, calls out Pacquiao for May 2 showdown

Unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather breaks his silence today by calling out Manny Pacquiao and his promoter Bob Arum to make the long-delayed fight between him and Pacquiao happen on May 2.

Showtime, HBO to hold separate boxing events on same day in Vegas

Giant TV networks CBS/Showime and HBO will be staging two major boxing events Saturday night on separate venues in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Amir Khan in tough battle against Devon Alexander Saturday night

British boxing star Amir Khan is set to defend his WBC silver welterweight title against former IBF welterweight titlist Devon Alexander Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Op-Ed: Fans need to give Mayweather more time to decide on Pacquiao bout

Fight fans are getting restless and impatient with Floyd Mayweather's failure to decide whether he will take Manny Pacquiao's challenge to face him in the ring or not as he remains tight-lipped about the fight.

Op-Ed: Why Timothy Bradley will prevail over Diego Chavez on Saturday

After losing to Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao last April, former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is set to face durable Diego Chaves of Argentina at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Saturday night in a 12-round non-title fight.

Op-Ed: Why Juan Manuel Marquez is picking Mayweather over Pacquiao

Mexican boxing star Juan Manuel Marquez has joined millions of fight fans around the world in calling on unbeaten Floyd Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao to settle their differences in the ring instead of ranting on Instagram.

Op-Ed: Fight deal with Mayweather would allow Pacquiao to retire early

A fight deal with unbeaten American champion Floyd Mayweather that binds him to face Manny Pacquiao in the ring early or mid next year would allow the Filipino boxing star to retire in less than a year.

Chris Algieri's first comeback fight could be against Crawford

WBO champion Chris Algieri may be returning to the ring early next year for his first comeback fight since losing to Manny Pacquiao last month in Macau, China via a unanimous decision.

Op-Ed: Mayweather, Pacquiao last bouts have little bearing on next fight

Judging or predicting the outcome of the proposed Mayweather-Pacquiao fight based on their past performance against common opponents won't be a fair gauge of how they will perform when they finally face each other in the ring.

Brian Viloria scores knockout win over Armando Vasquez

Former WBO and WBA flyweight champion Brian Viloria has earned his third straight comeback win against Armando Vasquez Saturday night at the Glendale Civic Auditorium in Glendale, CA.

Roach, Arum believe Pacquiao will knock out Floyd Mayweather

Right after Manny Pacquiao's sterling performance over former WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri in Macau, China last Nov. 22, Pacquaio's trainer Freddie Roach predicted a knockout win for Pacquiao in a possible clash with Mayweather next year.

Op-Ed: Why Mayweather-Pacquiao super fight won't happen outside US

The reported Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao super fight happening in Dubai or Abu Dhabi early next year won't happen unless the sponsors are doing it to promote investments or tourism in their country and not to profit from it.

Op-Ed: Will Mayweather walk away from Pacquiao to attain 50-0 record?

The reason Floyd Mayweather is vacillating on his decision to face Manny Pacquiao in the ring could have something to do with his desire to stay undefeated in 50 pro fights before retiring for good.

Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao has 3 options if Mayweather walks away

Manny Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum has at least three options for Pacquiao's next fight in the event that Floyd Mayweather turns down Pacquiao's challenge to face him in the ring early next year.

Make or break battle for Manny Pacquiao

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao is facing a "make or break" battle, this time not in the boxing ring but in Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) hard court when his Kia team team battles Meralco Bolts Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Op-Ed: Why Floyd Mayweather fails to impress fans in last 3 fights

Freddie Roach, the longtime coach and trainer of Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao, has predicted that Pacquiao will knock out Floyd Mayweather if they both sign up to face each other in the ring early next year.

Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao to test Mayweather's boxing skill in the ring

While the fight that every boxing fan wants to see is yet to be officially announced, Manny Pacquiao's longtime foe Juan Manuel Marquez has already made his assessment that Mayweather will win over Pacquiao on points.
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