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Adrien Broner next fight: “Chasing Billions” – premieres on Spike Friday, March 25

Written by Press Release at Mar 25, 2016 - 01:55PM ET
“Chasing Billions” – premieres on Spike Friday, March 25 at 11:00pm ET/PT  

Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury 2: Will rematch be determined by a weak chin?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 24, 2016 - 09:49PM ET
Last November, Wladimir Klitschko's 11 year reign as heavyweight champion ended in a proverbial whimper.  

Canelo Alvarez: Relinquishing WBC title won't 'immediately' impact fighter's stock

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 24, 2016 - 04:09PM ET
According to Gennady Golovkin's trainer, Abel Sanchez, Canelo Alvarez, should he defeat Amir Khan on May 2, must formally agree to face 'GGG' this fall or relinquish his WBC-sponsored middleweight belt.  

Ivan Najera: Grace under pressure, triumph over adversity

Written by Marc Livitz at Mar 24, 2016 - 02:35PM ET
Throughout our respective lives, we're often faced with a form of adversity which ultimately can turn to a custom jar of humility if handled correctly.  
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Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera purses: "Sorry, not getting rich off me"

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 24, 2016 - 02:06AM ET
Shortly after Ward vs Barrera was finalized, Andre, via Twitter, engaged in a little truthful humor with his Cuban-born foe.  

Tim Bradley: Would a strong win over Manny Pacquiao make 'Desert Storm' a mainstream star?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 23, 2016 - 04:02AM ET
Will the proverbial torch be passed on April 9 when Tim 'Desert Storm' Bradley faces the iconic Manny Pacquiao in what the latter insists may be his last fight?  

Ronda Rousey vs Miesha Tate or Holly Holm: Which fight is bigger?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 23, 2016 - 12:54AM ET
Regardless of who she fights next, Ronda Rousey's return to the Octagon after a year or more away will be huge.  

Manny Pacquiao and PEDs: What happened to the KO monster?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 22, 2016 - 11:50PM ET
Manny Pacquiao recently reminded fans he's a small welterweight who has been defeating naturally bigger, rangier foes who can handle his power better than fighters in lower weight classes.  

Clenbuterol: What is it and why does Lucas Browne have to pay for second test?

Written by Mark Weber at Mar 22, 2016 - 12:24PM ET
According to an email obtained by ESPN.com yesterday, WBA (Regular) Heavyweight Champion Lucas Browne has been notified by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA) that he failed his March 5th post-fight drug test.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley 3 PPV: 8 reasons why it may be headed for disastrous returns

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 21, 2016 - 08:37PM ET
No one seems to be talking about the third meeting between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley which will take place April 9.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Gennady Golovkin? 'Money May' would comeback in a heartbeat if...

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 20, 2016 - 05:39PM ET
What prompts a ridiculously-rich legendary fighter to come out of retirement to face the best?
 

Wladimir Klitschko: Is 40 year old the 'future' of heavyweight boxing?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 20, 2016 - 03:16PM ET
Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Luis Ortiz, Joseph Parker and Charles Martin are young heavyweights on the rise.  

Frank Mir and Mark Hunt: Net worth shocker, purses for UFC Fight Night

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 19, 2016 - 02:11PM ET
Tonight, UFC heavyweights and MMA legends Frank Mir and Mark Hunt will do battle in Brisbane, Australia in the main event at UFC Fight Night 85.  

Hunt vs Mir odds: Dubious or precise?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 19, 2016 - 04:29AM ET
Tonight, UFC heavyweights Frank Mir and Mark Hunt will do battle in Brisbane, Australia in the main event at UFC Fight Night 85.  

Deontay Wilder vs Alexander Povetkin odds: Underdog may surprise

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 18, 2016 - 04:51PM ET
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KO) will fly to Russia to face Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA champion Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22KO), the former's mandatory challenger, in May.  

McGregor vs Diaz 2 on tap? Is rematch risky business?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 18, 2016 - 01:53PM ET
According to MMAFighting.com, McGregor vs Diaz 2 is being negotiated for the main event at UFC 200 on July 9.  

Miesha Tate: Will Cupcake pull a 'Holly Holm?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 18, 2016 - 12:01PM ET
Newly-crowned UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate insists she'd have no problem fighting at UFC 200 and is willing to face anyone.  

Canelo vs Khan undercard to feature David Lemieux vs Glen Tapia

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 17, 2016 - 01:09AM ET
Canadian middleweight and former title-holder David Lemieux will likely face hard-nosed Glen Tapia on May 7 on the Canelo vs Khan undercard.  

"Amir Khan has the perfect style to [defeat Canelo]," according to Danny Garcia

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 16, 2016 - 06:03PM ET
Amir Khan received a mild endorsement of sorts from an unlikely fighter.  

Andre Berto vs Victor Ortiz 2: Make or break

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 16, 2016 - 04:46PM ET
When rivals and former world champions Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KO) and Victor Ortiz (31-5-2, 24 KO ) meet for their rematch on April 30 in Carson, CA, the winner will go forward while the loser may be written off as a relevant commodity in the sport.  

HBO Boxing in some trouble? Will fans pay?

Written by Mark Weber at Mar 16, 2016 - 11:22AM ET
According to Top Rank Promotions head Bob Arum, Junior Lightweight champion Terrance Crawford's next fight will be on July 23, and on PPV.  
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Tyson Fury: Overlooking Wladimir Klitschko?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 15, 2016 - 11:40PM ET
Wladimir Klitschko, after losing to newly-crowned heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in a sloppy, low-energy affair in November, immediately exercised the rematch clause.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 odds: Really odd?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 15, 2016 - 07:17PM ET
Fight legend Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38KOs) is preparing for his April 9 superfight with fellow top 10 pound-for-pound boxer Tim Bradley.
 

Adrien Broner vs Ashley Theophane odds: Colossal

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 15, 2016 - 05:11PM ET
"Just like a virgin’s first time, this going to be quick," Broner warned BoxingScene.com a few weeks ago.  

Deontay Wilder vs Alexander Povetkin: What, exactly, are 'serious doping tests?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Mar 13, 2016 - 05:26PM ET
In a bout tentatively scheduled for May 21, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will face the fearsome, uber-skilled Alexander Povetkin in Russia.  
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