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NFL Opening Day: Will it spoil historic boxing weekend?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 30, 2015 - 07:02PM ET
Fresh off winning the biggest fight of his career and one of the most significant in the entire history of the sport, Floyd Mayweather, who just earned a record-setting purse in May, will face lightly-regarded Andre Berto next in what may be the final bout of his illustrious career.  

Boxing results: Aug 29

Written by Joshua Broom at Aug 30, 2015 - 10:39AM ET

Boxing schedule: Aug 29 | ESPN

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 29, 2015 - 05:15PM ET
Boxing wraps up August with two entertaining events tonight.  

Klitschko vs. Fury odds tightest since 2011

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 28, 2015 - 09:09AM ET
Although most die-hard fight fans are currently buzzing about Cotto/Canelo and Golovkin/Lemieux stateside, sports enthusiasts across the pond are anxiously awaiting the big Heavyweight showdown on October 24, between incumbent champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-3, 53 KOs) and undefeated challenger Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs).  

Cotto vs. Canelo prediction: “Miguel will win by knock-out,” says esteemed trainer

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 27, 2015 - 11:05AM ET
During the first stop of the four-city “Cotto vs Canelo” media tour, Hall of Fame fight trainer Freddie Roach made the most of his limited time in front of the podium, keeping his message to the fight fans in attendance brief and to the point.  

Mayweather vs Berto betting odds: You must be kidding

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 25, 2015 - 09:41PM ET
Fresh off winning the biggest fight of his career and one of the most significant in the entire history of the sport, Floyd Mayweather, who just earned a record-setting purse in May, will face lightly-regarded Andre Berto next in what may be the final bout of his illustrious career.  

Mayweather vs Berto PPV price: Theaters are much cheaper

Written by Joshua Broom at Aug 25, 2015 - 09:38AM ET
Fans of the Sweet Science can enjoy the September 12th welterweight title bout between challenger Andre Berto (30-3 23 KO) and unified 147 lb champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0 26 KO) dubbed "HIGH STAKES: Mayweather vs. Berto" on the big screen in 470 participating movie theaters nationwide.   

Cotto vs. Canelo: Pressure is on Alvarez to win his first legacy fight

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 25, 2015 - 09:33AM ET
On Saturday, November 21, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-1-1, 32 KOs) will have another opportunity to “win the big one” against four division world champion and future first-ballot Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) in the “super fight” capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Mayweather vs Berto odds: Tyson vs Douglas pales in comparison

Written by Joshua Broom at Aug 24, 2015 - 01:56PM ET
In their much-ballyhooed fight less than three weeks away, former 2-time welterweight titilist Andre Berto (30-3, 23KOs) will take on WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26KOs) on September 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  

Klitschko vs Fury Fight: Venue set for 55,000 sell out

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 23, 2015 - 09:36PM ET
Wladimir Klitschko, boxing's 39 year old long-reigning lineal heavyweight champion will face unbeaten challenger Tyson Fury on October 24th.  

Cotto vs Canelo prediction: Hall of Fame trainer likes Mexican

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 23, 2015 - 06:18PM ET
Chalk another one up for Canelo Alvarez.  

Golovkin vs Lemieux odds: Staggering?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 23, 2015 - 04:09PM ET
WBA "Super and WBC " Interim" 160 lb champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (33-0 30 KO) and Canadian slugger David Lemieux (34-2 31KO), the IBF Middleweight titlist, will face each other October 17.  

Mayweather vs. Berto: "Floyd is still a beast in the gym," insists TMT fighter

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 23, 2015 - 03:19PM ET
With three weeks until his 49th professional fight, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is busy preparing for the best version of two-time Welterweight title holder, Andre Berto.  

Katie Taylor: Is boxing ignoring its 'Ronda Rousey?'

Written by Mark Weber at Aug 23, 2015 - 12:38PM ET
In 2012, UFC made a bold decision by creating a women's division.  

Canelo vs Cotto: Why PPV buys will eclipse one million

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 23, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Is Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez, slated to take place on November 21, the biggest fight in boxing?  

Ruslan Provodnikov vs Brandon Rios? Not a wise move for the Russian?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 22, 2015 - 04:18PM ET
According to reports, HBO is attempting to pair Ruslan Provodnikov and Brandon Rios in a welterweight match-up of two former jr welterweight champions later this year.  

Crimea: Boxing legend deemed a threat to Ukrainian security?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 22, 2015 - 10:37AM ET
It seems no one is exempt from the ongoing dispute over Crimea.  

Cotto vs Canelo: Fernando Vargas chimes in

Written by Joshua Broom at Aug 21, 2015 - 11:16PM ET
Ahead of the November 21st HBO Pay-Per-View (ppv) mega-fight between lineal World Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto 34, (40-4 33 KO) of Puerto Rico and Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, 25 (45-1-1 32 KO), former 154 lb titilist Fernando Vargas offers hos prediction of the showdown.  

Cotto vs Canelo: Will press tour indicate real 'A-side?'

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 21, 2015 - 10:35PM ET
Now that the highly anticipated 155 pound showdown between Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez is official, both camps are getting ready to hit the road next week to promote the upcoming event, which is slated to be distributed via HBO PPV on November 21.  

Wladimir Klitschko explains Gennady Golovkin’s admission of ‘being scared’

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 21, 2015 - 07:58PM ET
During the first Golovkin vs Lemieux press conference at NYC’s famed Madison Square Garden, current WBA Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin made a perplexing comment while taking his turn at the podium, which left media members in attendance a bit puzzled.  

Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm: Will UFC star get outboxed?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 21, 2015 - 07:35PM ET
On ABC’s “Good Morning, America”, UFC “rock star” and reigning Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey, announced her next opponent (victim) would be former WBC/WBA Women’s Welterweight Champion Holly Holm of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  

Cotto vs. Canelo rematch: It will be determined by the fans

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 21, 2015 - 09:45AM ET
In the weeks leading up to the official announcement of “Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez”, which has ultimately been slated for Saturday, November 21, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, both sides of the lengthy and highly publicized negotiation process were at odds concerning the issue of whether or not an immediate rematch would be enforced and included within the contractual agreement.  

Golovkin vs. Lemieux: “PPV price is for the fans,” states legend

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 19, 2015 - 10:09PM ET
On Tuesday, August 18, WBA champ Gennady Golovkin and IBF titlist David Lemieux met face to face at the inevitable October 17th war zone in New York City to promote their highly anticipated, Middleweight showdown, slated to be distributed by HBO PPV.  

Manny Pacquiao: Like Evander Holyfield, healed by divine intervention?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 19, 2015 - 09:14PM ET
On August 12, it was reported by the Philippine Star that popular Congressman and ring legend Manny Pacquiao not only fully recovered from a torn rotator cuff, but miraculously rehabilitated his surgically repaired shoulder by an unlikely combination of divine intervention and therapeutic ocean water.  

Floyd Mayweather: Will Uncle Roger’s health contribute to Money May's decision to retire?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 18, 2015 - 04:44PM ET
On Saturday, August 8, the boxing world convened at Caesar’s Palace to honor Floyd Mayweather’s uncle and trainer, former two-division world champion Roger Mayweather, as well as many other deserving prizefighters and contributors to the sport at the 3rd Annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony.  

New Orleans Saints training camp: Boxing gloves?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 17, 2015 - 10:30PM ET
Perhaps prizefighters aren't the only athletes to don boxing gloves.  

Deontay Wilder next fight: A step in the right direction

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 17, 2015 - 08:16PM ET
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) will be back in the ring in September just three months shy of his most recent bout.  
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