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"Canelo Alvarez really wants the Gennady Golovkin fight," insists Hall of Fame promoter

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 18, 2016 - 02:09PM ET
On Tuesday, August 16, current Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, head trainer Abel Sanchez and managing director of K2 Promotions West, Tom Loeffler, staged a press conference at the Palm restaurant in Beverly Hills to promote their controversial September 10 event with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.  

Pacquiao vs Vargas or Ward vs Kovalev? Who wins the November PPV battle?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 18, 2016 - 12:34PM ET
With several major events already looming on the PPV horizon, "Joe Fight Fan" is really going to have to dig deep into his pocketbook if he wants to support his beloved boxing...especially during the month of November.  

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: "Fight may happen when GGG is 60"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 17, 2016 - 10:27AM ET
Tuesday afternoon at the Palm restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, K2 Promotions held an intimate press conference for Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, promoting his September 10 bout with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas: De La Hoya insists PacMan chose wisely

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 17, 2016 - 08:23AM ET

It's seemingly an uphill battle for Manny Pacquiao and Top Rank, Inc. from now until November 5.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: "Don't do it, Floyd"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 16, 2016 - 10:30AM ET
This Saturday night, UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be challenging Nate Diaz once again in an attempt to rectify a disappointing stoppage loss by way of a rear naked choke which took place earlier this year on March 5.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather rematch: A strong possibility without Top Rank's involvement?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 15, 2016 - 05:45PM ET
Since eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao renounced his retirement from the professional ring, and decided to compete once again for the WBO Welterweight crown against incumbent titlist Jessie Vargas, controversy has hovered over his seemingly unpopular selection.  

Manny Pacquiao no longer on HBO? What does this mean?

Written by Mark Weber at Aug 14, 2016 - 08:45AM ET
After weeks of speculation, Manny Pacquiao has officially announced he's fighting Jessie Vargas on November 5th in Las Vegas.  

Golovkin vs Brook: Will bulked-up Brit knockout GGG?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 13, 2016 - 08:26PM ET
On Wednesday, August 10, current WBA, IBF and WBC Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and the unexpected September 10 challenger, current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook, participated in WBC's customary 30-day pre-fight weigh-in, and the results were more than just a bit staggering to most interested observers.  

Manny Pacquiao and HBO Boxing part ways

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 13, 2016 - 06:48PM ET
After an impressive and lucrative run on HBO PPV, it seems that a Manny Pacquiao bout will not be receiving the special Lampley/Kellerman/Lederman/Jones treatment at ringside on November 5.  

Manny Pacquiao: If no Floyd Mayweather rematch only then should PacMan fight Crawford or Thurman, insists ESPN's Smith

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 11, 2016 - 02:39PM ET
It's being reported that future Hall of Fame boxing legend Manny Pacquiao will be coming out of retirement to fight 27 year old Jessie Vargas for the WBO Welterweight Championship on November 5, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Marcos Maidana retires: Gracias, Chino!

Written by Marc Livitz at Aug 11, 2016 - 12:53PM ET
Views, angles and perspective are among the criteria we as boxing fans often throw around in regard to what makes a fighter more than just a tough guy with a puncher's chance.  

Pacquiao vs Vargas PPV buys: What history tells us

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 11, 2016 - 12:47PM ET
Eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao confirmed on Wednesday that he would indeed be coming out of retirement to compete against Jessie Vargas for the WBO Welterweight Championship on November 5, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Jessie Vargas plans to go for the KO against Manny Pacquiao on November 5th

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 11, 2016 - 10:56AM ET
With news of Manny Pacquiao electing to come out of retirement and compete for the WBO Welterweight championship against Jessie Vargas, the newly crowned title holder is already planning to put forth an entertaining effort, and hopefully a star-making performance in his first PPV headlining opportunity.  

Manny Pacquiao: Former Floyd Mayweather opponent examines why Broner and Garcia opted out of fight

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 09, 2016 - 06:27PM ET
While supporting his friend, Andre Ward, this past Saturday night in Oakland, California, former WBC Welterweight champion Andre Berto shared his thoughts with FightHype.com, concerning both Adrien Broner and Danny Garcia's decision to pass on respective opportunities to fight a future Hall of Famer and one of the sport's biggest stars, Manny Pacquiao.  

Manny Pacquiao: Fighting again because he needs the money?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 09, 2016 - 11:35AM ET
In a recent interview with ESNews, the Pacman's former strength & conditioning coach, Alex Ariza, did more than merely imply that the Philippines Senator is being exploited and mishandled by veteran fight promoter, Bob Arum.  

Floyd Mayweather and 'The Girl Collection'

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 08, 2016 - 11:46AM ET
It's no secret to anyone who is familiar with Floyd Mayweather Jr. that the $800 million man of boxing loves women.  

Manny Pacquiao: Former coach says PacMan has 'lost that allure'

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 07, 2016 - 02:05PM ET
With rumors currently circulating throughout the boxing community of a PacMan return on November 5, controversial strength and conditioning expert Alex Ariza shared his thoughts on the prospect of Manny taking on current WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.  

Ward vs Kovalev odds (Post Ward vs Brand)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 07, 2016 - 12:06PM ET
Last night, Andre Ward solidified his November superfight with light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev by easily dismantling an overmatched Alexander Brand.  

Manny Pacquiao: 4 reasons Pac shouldn't fight Nov 5

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 06, 2016 - 09:09PM ET
It's been reported by Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum that eight division world champion and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao may cut his retirement short and return to the ring in just three months.  

Ward vs Brand Odds

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 06, 2016 - 03:27PM ET
Tonight, from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, talented Light Heavyweight Andre "S.O.G." Ward (29-0, 15 KOs) will attempt to keep his unbeaten streak intact as he takes on tough and awkward Colombian, Alexander Brand (25-1, 19 KOs), in HBO World Championship Boxing's main event.  

Floyd Mayweather Sr: "I don't know if my son is coming back.... would like to see him fight Adrien Broner."

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 06, 2016 - 12:36PM ET
With all of the rumors currently swirling around a potential Manny Pacquiao comeback, many fight fans are wondering whether or not a Pacman return to the ring will serve as a catalyst for a Money Mayweather comeback as well.  

Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas: Why the lesser match-up could prove to be more

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 04, 2016 - 02:31PM ET
It was reported by many respected periodicals on Wednesday , August 3, that eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao has indeed chosen to face current WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs) in an anticipated November 5 return to the professional ring at a location to be named later.  

Donald Trump racist? Mike Tyson and Don King chime in

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 03, 2016 - 09:10PM ET
It's election year in America, which can only mean one thing.  

Ward vs Brand on HBO, Saturday

Written by Press Release at Aug 03, 2016 - 12:09PM ET
TWO-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE WARD AND POWER-PUNCHING COLOMBIAN ALEXANDER BRAND MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES AND PHOTOS  

Santa Cruz vs Farmpton: Odds

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 30, 2016 - 05:03PM ET
Saturday, July 30, from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, three division titlist and current WBO Featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18 KOs) will take on his perceived toughest test to date in former unified Super Bantamweight Champion Carl Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) in tonight's main event of the evening!!  

Santa Cruz vs. Frampton: Odds, prediction

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 30, 2016 - 03:30PM ET
Tonight from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, current WBA Featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18 KOs) will defend his title against former unified Super Bantamweight Champion Carl Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) in what is being billed as one of the premier match-ups of the entire boxing year!!  

Manny Pacquiao: Is PacMan really returning in November?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 28, 2016 - 06:13PM ET
On July 12, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum dropped a bombshell on the boxing media, stating that longtime client and Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao would indeed be making his return to the professional ring on November 5, more than likely facing current 140 pound champion Terence Crawford or WBO Welterweight title holder Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Floyd Mayweather tells Roach: "I haven’t worked out a day"

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 28, 2016 - 10:25AM ET
Although eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao is still very much absorbed with his duties as a Senator of his beloved Philippines, rumors have been circulating throughout the boxing community of a potential November 5 return to the ring.  
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