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Badou Jack Upsets Anthony Dirrell

Chicago, IL — Anthony Dirrell came into the UIC Pavilion looking to stay undefeated and retain his WBC super-middleweight belt against Badou Jack (19-1). He ...
Via Outside Analysis
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas making big money on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight

  Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more than 13 times the going rate on Sunday. Or there's a $180 room on the California-Nevada state line at Whiskey Pete...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jack outpoints Dirrell to claim WBC super-middleweight title

  Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title. Jack (19-1-1) received winning of 116-112 and 115-113, and the third had it even at 114-114. Jack, the Las Vegas-based Swede who fights under the banner of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s promotion company, connected with a big one-two combination in the ninth round and forced...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jack outpoints Dirrell for WBC super-middleweight title

CHICAGO (AP) Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title. Jack (19-1-1) received winning of 116-112 and 115-113, and the third had it even at 114-114. Jack, the Las Vegas-based Swede who fights under the banner of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s promotion company, connected with a big one-two combination in the ninth...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big fight is not Hagler-Hearns, so don't expect a knockout

LAS VEGAS (AP) Tommy Hearns understood what was expected from him the night 30 years ago when he stepped into the ring to face Marvin Hagler for the middleweight title. There would be no running. There wouldn't even be that much boxing. ''I knew before I got in the ring I had to put a show on for the people,'' Hearns said. ''I knew I had to get him or they would say something is...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight

LAS VEGAS (AP) Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more than 13 times the going rate on Sunday. Or there's a $180 room on the California-Nevada state line...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Full CBS & Showtime lineup for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao programming

Showtime and CBS have scheduled a broad range of programming and promotion across all of their media platforms in anticipation of the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2. Check out the full Mayweather vs. Pacquiao programming lineup. SHOWTIME Sports® is anchoring the charge with 13½ hours of first-run shoulder programming, including its acclaimed...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klitschko v Jennings: Weights From New York

Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing doubleheader telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off from Madison Square Garden in New York City with an exciting 10-round welterweight showdown between Sadam Ali and Francisco Santana. The main event pits Wladimir Klitschko defending his heavyweight championship against Bryant Jennings. Official Weights from New...
Via BadCulture
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Let’s get crazy – 12 random facts about Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao; plus Coming to America spoof

Think you know Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao? Think again. Take a look at a dozen unique facts about each man right here. FLOYD MAYWEATHER 1. Twizzlers are one of his go-to favorite snacks 2. Ramen noodle soup is one of his favorite meals and he doesn’t like 5 star restaurants 3. Averages over 1000 sit-ups a day during training camp 4. He doesn’t use ketchup or mustard...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings weigh-in results & photos

This Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing doubleheader is headlined by Wladimir Klitschko defending his heavyweight championship against Bryant Jennings. The Klitschko vs. Jennings weigh-in was held today, and right here, you can find all the weights and details to take a final look ahead to tomorrow night. The HBO telecast, which kicks off from Madison Square Garden in New...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: PBC on Spike – Dirrell/Jack; Jacobs/Truax

CHICAGO — This week, Premier Boxing Champions take the show to Chicago for a double header featuring super middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell vs Badou Jack. In the co-feature event, WBA welterweight champion Danny Jacobs is challenged by Caleb Truax. The card will broadcast on Spike TV and airs beginning at 6PM PT.
Via BadCulture
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klitschko back in US, meets unbeaten heavyweight Jennings

NEW YORK (AP) It's difficult to tell if Wladimir Klitschko has a tougher time holding up all his championship belts or defending them in the ring. That's where he will be Saturday night, in Madison Square Garden for the first time in seven years, when he puts his four heavyweight championships on the line against unbeaten Bryant Jennings. Klitschko is on a 19-bout winning streak...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dirrell vs. Jack, Jacobs vs. Truax weigh-in results & photos

Everything is set for tonight’s Premier Boxing Champions show on Spike TV, headlined by Anthony Dirrell vs. Badou Jack, and featuring Daniel Jacobs vs. Caleb Truax. Right here, you can find the official fighter weights, along with the weigh-in photos. Dirrell vs. Jack Weights Anthony Dirrell: 167.4 lbs Badou Jack: 167.6 lbs Jacobs vs. Truax Weights: Daniel Jacobs: 159...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man looking to skip MGM grand arrival

After the whole ticket snafu that finally ended Thursday with just 500 of tickets being released and sold out in 60 seconds to the public for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao bout, Pac-man is planning to ditch a popular event that marks the beginning of fight week. The grand arrivals that usually take place the Tuesday of a major fight held at the MGM Grand in Las...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao planning to skip MGM arrival in sign of displeasure

LAS VEGAS (AP) Manny Pacquiao isn't feeling much love for the hotel where he will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in boxing's richest fight ever. Pacquiao plans to skip a Tuesday ceremony at the MGM Grand marking formal fighter arrivals, an event that has been standard at the hotel for major championship fights. Pacquiao is staying at another hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, and will have...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who’s God Rooting For In Mayweather Vs Pacquiao?

This is hilarious, because it’s ridiculous. We know whose side the earthly celebrities are on with Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao on May 2 — thanks, video feature! But Mayweather vs Pacquiao is big enough that, somehow, God’s allegiance is under discussion. Mayweather says he doesn’t think God picks sides: “God loves us all. I’m a fighter. What I do, I’m a professional...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tickets For Pacquiao-Mayweather Are Going For Insane Amounts Of Money On The Secondary Market

After a long delay, tickets to the anticipated fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are now on sale. Unsurprisingly, they cost a fortune. With less than a 1,000 tickets available to the public and ticket face value running from $1,500 to $7,500, prices on the secondary market were always going to be astronomically high. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How about some Mayweather or Pacquiao with that coffee?

This is for all the java drinkers who like their coffee punched up with something a little special.  A coffee artist in Quezon City, Philippines, by the name of Zach Yonzon is creating a "latte" press for himself by offering these artful cups of joe, made in the likeness of Floyd Mayweather or native Filipino Manny Pacquiao, in anticipation of the boxing champs' highly-anticipated...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ten things you need to know about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

This is it, the moment that many boxing fans have been waiting for. This is the fight that is going to end all disputes as to who the best boxer in the business is. Floyd Mayweather (47-0) takes on Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2) on May 2nd, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. What some expect to be one of the greatest bouts in the history of boxing, there are some incredible numbers that...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather

LOS ANGELES (AP) Freddie Roach's hip is killing him, and his sternum feels like somebody dropped an anvil on his chest. He took a shot to the chin the other day, and it knocked him across the ring onto the far ropes. Roach knows he doesn't have to take this anymore. He is the most prominent trainer in boxing. His assistants could be in the Wild Card gym's ring with Manny Pacquiao...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao tickets sell out in less than a minute

Tickets to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight are a hot item, mostly because everyone desires the coolness associated with being able to say, “I was there.” So it’s no surprise that the tickets for the fight sold out in less than 60 seconds Thursday. The two sides finally resolved their long-standing ticket issue Wednesday,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Idle Notes: ESPY Awards, New Boxing Series, Mayweather/Pacquiao

ESPN’s annual ESPY Awards will air on ABC this year. In other news, a pair of new boxing series are set to debut on TruTV and BET, and SportsCenter will go on-site for the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight. ESPY Awards Move to ABC The ESPY Awards, ESPN’s annual awards show, will air live in primetime [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Q&A interview with Sadam Ali; faces Francisco Santana this weekend on HBO

Undefeated welterweight Sadam “World Kid” Ali (21-0, 13 KOs) is getting ready to face Francisco “Chia” Santana (22-3, 11 KOs) as the co-main event for the World Heavyweight Championship between Wladimir Klitschko and Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25. Ali took some time to give us his thoughts during fight week about his training, his opponent and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This Guarantees Floyd Mayweather Is Going To Destroy Manny Pacquiao

Here's all you need to see to know Floyd Mayweather is going to destroy Manny Pacquiao.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao’s Foot Locker Ad Has Him Confused About Mayweather Fight (Video)

Manny Pacquiao is confused, you guys. The Filipino boxer finally got the fight he wanted when he and Floyd Mayweather agreed to a May 2 showdown at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Or so he thought. After all, Manny was duped into thinking the bout was on in an awesome Foot Locker commercial last fall. Could everyone be pulling his leg again? The shoe and apparel company put Pacquiao through...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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