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Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas controversy: Decisions rendered by the WBO and California State Athletic Commission

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 06, 2015 - 12:20AM ET
Jessie Vargas (26-1, 9 KOs) is going to have to accept his 12 round unanimous decision loss to Tim Bradley (32-1-1, 12 KOs) on June 27.  

Oscar De La Hoya: 4 reasons a comeback would be wise

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 06, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Will fight legend Oscar De La Hoya return to the ring after a seven year hiatus?  

Jay Z: Will Cotto vs Canelo make music mogul the next Don King?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 06, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez, presumably slated to take place in October or November, is arguably the biggest fight in boxing.  

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Controversy taken to a whole new level

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 05, 2015 - 05:56PM ET
History was made on May 2nd as fight legends Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, boxing's best, finally faced each other in the ring.  

Bernard Hopkins: Forever underrated

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 05, 2015 - 01:06PM ET
For a fighter whose professional boxing career began in the twilight of the Reagan Administration and who has steadily enhanced his ring acumen and skills since then, Bernard Hopkins somehow remains underrated and relatively underappreciated among those outside the pugilistic cognoscenti.  

July Effect: Is fighting in this month riskier than others?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 05, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
In November 2013, Russian heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov was taken to a New York City hospital several hours after dropping a unanimous decision to Mike Perez on HBO's televised portion of the Golovkin vs Stevens fight card.  

Mike Tyson vs James Toney? 'Lights Out' tries to lure 'Iron' Mike

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 04, 2015 - 10:56PM ET
Earlier this week, legendary sports reporter Elie Seckbach caught up with a lean and mean James Toney who, as usual, was not at a loss for words.  

Floyd Mayweather: Net worth surges after Pacquiao fight

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 08:39PM ET
On May 2nd 2015, boxing's longtime pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao headlined the most lucrative fight card in the history of the sport.  

PBC debuts on Bounce TV with world title bout

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 08:28PM ET
Premier Boxing Champions debuts on Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 with its new monthly series, 'PBC – The Next Round.'  

Bernard Hopkins: Not retired yet

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 02:18PM ET
At 50 years of age and coming off the first lopsided loss of his illustrious 27 year career, many are urging fight legend Bernard Hopkins to retire.  

Floyd Mayweather to be stripped of WBO crown?

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 10:57AM ET
Various sources are reporting that the World Boxing Organization (WBO) is set to strip undefeated 147 and 154 lb. kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr. of its version of the welterweight title.  

Devon Alexander vs Diego Chaves on tap

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 03, 2015 - 01:46PM ET
An IBF Welterweight title eliminator bout between Diego Chaves (23-2-1, 19 KOs) and Devon Alexander (26-3, 14 KOs) has been agreed upon at IBF headquarters thus avoiding a purse bid.  

Floyd Mayweather: Next fight options for September

Written by Jason Leach at Jul 01, 2015 - 04:50PM ET
September 12th is scheduled to be the day Floyd Mayweather stages his 49th and presumably final professional fight - and it’s just eleven weeks away.  

Boxing 2015: The first 6 months

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 01, 2015 - 02:56AM ET
With the much-anticipated launch of network TV's new hit Premier Boxing Champions, the long time mega fight between all-time legends Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally coming to fruition, the return of top Pound for Pound stars Miguel Cotto and Andre Ward, and the emergence of a new generation of stars led by ultra exciting sluggers Sergey Kovalev and 'GGG' Gennady Golovkin, the first half of 2015 has seen no shortage of excitement for the Sweet Science.  

Convulsing in boxing: What is it? (Video)

Written by zpmgifqson at Jul 01, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Many of us have seen a fighter get knocked down and start shaking uncontrollably soon thereafter.  

David Lemieux: The middleweight division's rising new star

Written by Joshua Broom at Jun 30, 2015 - 05:56PM ET
Newly minted IBF 160 lb champion David Lemieux 34-2 31 KO has a lot to be happy about these days.  

Alexander Povetkin on steroids? He's willing to be tested

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 29, 2015 - 12:32AM ET
Following Russian heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin's (29-1, 21 KOs) impressive first round knockout in May over the usually-gritty Mike Perez, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) accused the former of steroid use.  

Tim Bradley: Next fight options?

Written by Joshua Broom at Jun 28, 2015 - 07:47PM ET
In the wake of Timothy Bradley Jr's thrilling yet controversial unanimous decision victory over 140 lb titleholder Jessie Vargas, what is next for the new interim WBO welterweight champion?  

Tim Bradley wins in controversy

Written by Joshua Broom at Jun 28, 2015 - 11:27AM ET
In a thrilling encounter that ended in controversy, Tim Bradley defeated Jessie Vargas via a unanimous decision.  

Bradley vs Vargas undercard: Oscar Valdez is the goods

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 27, 2015 - 05:20PM ET
Before two-division champion Tim Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KOs) faces undefeated Jessie Vargas (26-0, 9 KO) in a welterweight showdown at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif, viewers will be treated to an interesting undercard.  

Bradley vs Vargas odds

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 27, 2015 - 02:59PM ET
Will welterweight star Tim Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KOs) be mightily tested tonight when he faces undefeated Jessie Vargas (26-0, 9 KO) in a welterweight showdown at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif?  

Boxing schedule & results | HBO, BKB & BoxNation: June 27

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 27, 2015 - 12:20PM ET
Boxing returns tonight on HBO and BoxNation.  
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Shane Mosley Jr: BKB is "a good fit for me"

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 27, 2015 - 02:33AM ET
On Saturday night, the son of a fight legend will make his Big-Knockout Boxing (BKB) debut in Las Vegas.  

Vegan diet? Should world class athlete get 'back on the wagon?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 27, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Elite-level fighter and former two-division world champion Timothy Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KOs) recently confirmed he's still off the vegan diet and seemingly has no plans to become a vegan again.  

Roy Jones Jr: Fighting in UK in September

Written by Press Release at Jun 26, 2015 - 07:19PM ET
For Immediate Release: Roy Jones Jr. Set To Head Up Vaughan’s September Liverpool Event  
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Bradley vs Vargas prediction: John Molina Jr chimes in

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 26, 2015 - 06:53PM ET
Who do you like in Saturday night's welterweight showdown between Tim Bradley and Jessie Vargas?  

Should fans be surprised by Broner’s loss to Porter?

Written by Brian Opal at Jun 26, 2015 - 02:17PM ET
This past Saturday evening, Adrien “The Problem” Broner lost to “Showtime” Shawn Porter in a bout that was hyped as the battle of Ohio.  

Tim Bradley: Only Mayweather, Pacquiao and Cotto have more impressive resumes

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 26, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Top 10 pound-for-pound fighter and former two division champion Tim Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KOs) will be mightily tested again when he faces undefeated Jessie Vargas (26-0, 9 KO) in a welterweight showdown at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on June 27.  

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr: Loss in April may have retired Carl Froch

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 25, 2015 - 07:08PM ET
Former super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs), who has been inactive for 13 months, will likely hang 'em up, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport.  
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