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Bradley and Pacquiao About To Sign The Deal

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By Rich Mancuso Timothy Bradley signed with Top Rank to get his opportunity, a chance to meet Manny Pacquiao. After back-and-forth negotiations, and after Bob Arum and Pacquiao weighed options for the next opponent, Bradley became the name. The June 9th fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, assumed to be televised by HBO Pay-Per-View, will be announced More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, February 16th, 2012
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Is Chavez Jr. Avoiding Sergio?

By Rich Mancuso Lou Dibella said this week that WBC Middleweight champion Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. must defend his title against his champion Sergio Martinez, or vacate the title. It was a statement directed more More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Saturday, February 11th, 2012
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Abner Mares: “Major Fights Are More Important Than A Title”

By Rich Mancuso To Abner Mares a boxing title is not significant. Perhaps that explains why the bantamweight relinquished his IBF championship this week. This latest turn of events, in the more exciting and noted More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Friday, February 10th, 2012
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Will Pacquiao Be Next To Leave Arum?

By Rich Mancuso Though three-time champion Miguel Cotto and Bob Arum remain on good terms there was no surprise as to the May 5th Cotto-Floyd Mayweather Jr. meeting. Cotto was rumored to be doing his own business More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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Angelo Dundee: An Innovator Who Knew How To Work The Corner

By Rich Mancuso Sadly this has been a bad two days for boxing with the passing of middleweight Gene Fulimer, Goody Petroelli, the trainer and manager of Marvin Hagler, and on Wednesday the passing of referee Wayne More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
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Ortiz Can’t Catch Break, Fight With Berto Is Off

By Rich Mancuso Victor Ortiz said he was in the best shape of his career. And the return bout with Andre Berto was significant after handing over the WBC welterweight title belt to Floyd Mayweather Jr. So on Tuesday, More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Sunday, February 5th, 2012
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Berto Hurt? No Ortiz Fight? Chavez Avoids Sergio?

By Rich Mancuso It has been confirmed that Andre Berto, who suffered a serious arm injury in training, is hurt and may not be able to get in the ring and fight Victor Ortiz another time on their February 11th Showtime More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Sunday, February 5th, 2012
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Iron Mike Gets Call From Another Hall

By Rich Mancuso Mike Tyson got his due last June as a new inductee into the international Boxing Hall of Fame. Now he goes from one Hall of Fame to another, as a new member of the WWE Hall of Fame which will be More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Friday, February 3rd, 2012
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Hopkins Wants Dawson On The Boardwalk

By Rich Mancuso The first fight with Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson was shifted from the Prudential Center in Newark New Jersey. Territorial venue issues with Main Events, the New Jersey based promotion caused More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
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Ortiz Has To Overcome Mayweather Loss To Be Considered The Best

By Rich Mancuso Victor Ortiz still believes he did not lose to Floyd Mayweather Jr. The mental approach says that, yet his debut as a pay-per-view fighter was not classified as one that will be remembered. Those More...