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Interesting news came from the world of sports this week when Forbes Magazine announced that their annual list of top paid athletes is headed by two boxers, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at #1 and #2 respectively.
Its with great pride that the promoters involved in The Boxing Promoters Association had such a prominent role in re-establishing boxers as the top paid athletes in the world. It furthers our cause in doing our part in keeping our sport at the very top of every list in the future.
Names such as Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James were unseated by "Money" Mayweather and "Pacman."
"The Boxing Promoters Association is thrilled that this great sport of boxing leads the list of top paid professional athletes in the World. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao topping all other athletes on the Forbes Magazine list reflects the power of the fans when you give them great fights," said Joe DeGuardia, President of the...
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The WBO had some judges review the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight that ended with a controversial decision. Their findings ...
Floyd Mayweather has been named as the number 1 Highest Paid Athlete in the World according to the 2012 Forbes list. Forbes used the earnings of athletes over the past 12 months, including both their direct earnings and winnings, as well as sponsorships and other secondary income derived from their sporting careers. At the end of the day, at the top of the 2012 Forbes Highest Paid...
If nothing else, the WBO review of Manny Pacquiao's loss to Timothy Bradley means we can all feel better about our sanity and can trust our own eyes.Actually, it really does mean nothing else. Sure, five other judges took a look at the fight and all of them scored it for Pacquiao. That's hardly surprising, and it's pretty easy for them to have done so after the fact....
Boxing’s leadership and phony organizations remain as pointless as ever.
The WBO, which gave Timothy Bradley a shot at Manny Pacquiao’s welterweight champion belt on June 9 in Las Vegas, conducted a review of the controversial decision.
All five WBO judges who reviewed the fight scored it in favor of Pacquiao. In fact, Pac Man won 9 rounds to 3 on average based on these judges’...
The state attorney general in Nevada says she found no illegalities and no criminal wrongdoing in boxer Manny Pacquiao's controversial split-decision loss to Timothy Bradley in a welterweight title fight last month in Las Vegas.
An aide to Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto on Tuesday called the matter closed.
Top Rank chief executive Bob Arum manages both fighters. He...
Giving voice to the outrage over Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision over Manny Pacquiao, two senators introduced legislation Monday that would create a special boxing commission to oversee all matches in the United States and restore integrity to the sport.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who boxed while at the U.S. Naval Academy, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid...
Manny Pacquiao says he wants a rematch with Timothy Bradley after a five-judge panel assembled by the WBO championship committee unanimously favored the Filipino fighter in a video review.
Pacquiao said Thursday he would prefer a rematch rather than Bradley giving up the WBO welterweight title that he won on a split decision because “people may think I just usurped it.”
Tuesday night, Timothy Bradley sat down for a live internet chat interview where he claimed he wanted a rematch against Manny Pacquiao, who he fought just 10 days ago and won (via) a split decision.The Desert Sun in Palm Springs hosted the live interview, were Bradley discussed the harsh and sometime painful aftermath of the fight against Pacquiao. "The first couple of days...
Two senators are pushing legislation to establish oversight of professional boxing after Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision over Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight title bout.
Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada introduced legislation Monday that would create the U.S. Boxing Commission. McCain said it would bring...
In response to Timothy Bradley’s suspect split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao on June 9 at the MGM Grand Arena in “Sin City,” Arizona Senator John McCain and Nevada Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday introduced legislation that would … Continue reading →
The WBO had it’s review on the controversial Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight over a week ago. As expected, they say that Pacquiao won the fight. It doesn’t seem like Bradley will give his belt back to Pacquiao, although that would be the right thing to do, but Pacquiao will do a rematch anyways with him.
The judges scored the fight 118-110, 117-111, 117-111, 116-112 and...
I still contend that Manny Pacquiao was in on the fix. The 33 year old fighter only has a few good years left, and without the Floyd Mayweather bout in his future he had nothing to sell. His last few fights have been dogs. Interesting is dropping, quickly. His fight against Timothy Bradley didn’t sell [...]
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Rather than exercise his negotiated rematch clause, WBO welterweight titleholder “Desert Storm” Timothy Bradley believes Manny Pacquiao will instead battle WBA, WBO and The Ring lightweight royalty “Dinamita” Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time on November 10 in either … Continue reading →
Manny Pacquiao says he wants a rematch with Timothy Bradley
after the sanctioning body reviewed their controversial bout of
June 9 and said the Filipino fighter should have been given the