Boxing

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Local Mom Inspires Twin Sons As She Closes In On Golden Gloves Boxing Crown

It’s a story about intestinal fortitude, how one mother gave herself a fitness goal, but along the way found a more suitable destination.

03/27/2015

Boxers Manny Pacquiao (R) from the Philippines and Floyd Mayweather from the US face each other during a press conference on March 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, to launch the countdown to their May 2, 2015 super-fight in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO/ FREDERIC J. BROWN (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mind Games Have Begun For Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout

First it was Floyd Mayweather, Jr. poaching all potential sparring partners from Manny Pacquiao.

03/27/2015

Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of a press conference promoting their May 2 fight on March 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Payout For Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Soars To Staggering Amount

The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day.

03/25/2015

Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of their Press Conference promoting their upcoming fight.

Boxing Insider Talk: Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports

Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports EVP, speaks about negotiating the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, perhaps the most complex and lucrative fight deal in history.

03/24/2015

Boxer Manny Pacquiao poses on the red carpet before a joint press conference with Floyd Mayweather Jr on March 11, 2015 at the Nokia Theatre at LA Live in Los Angeles, California. (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Floyd’s Head Games Simply Won’t Work Against Savvy, Skilled Pacquiao

Pacquiao is an all-time great. He has blemishes on his record, but he is a brilliantly talented fighter. He will not be intimidated or beaten before this fight starts, and he will give Mayweather the battle of his life.

03/13/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 11: Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of their Press Conference promoting their upcoming fight on March 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Keidel: Is Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout Five Years Too Late?

Experts have wondered if this fight, in a strict boxing sense, was announced five years too late. Maybe. But it doesn’t matter.

03/13/2015

Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao pose for the audience on March 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California at the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao press conference ahead of their May 2, 2015 fight in Las Vegas. (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather: ‘This Is A Fight The World Can’t Miss’

“You get to this level where you’re making nine figures in 36 minutes,” Mayweather said, “and you have to be a winner.”

03/12/2015

Floyd Mayweather, left, and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of their press conference in Los Angeles on March 11, 2015, promoting their upcoming fight. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Expected To Cost $90-$100 On Pay-Per-View

Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by the time Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived, fashionably late for their first appearance together to promote a fight that really needs no promoting.

03/11/2015

Robert Guerrero (red trunks) is knocked down by Keith Thurman (white trunks) during a Premier Boxing Champions bout in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 7, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Is Boxing Making A Rocky-Like Comeback?

Knocked bloody to the canvas several times the last two decades — by itself and its modern sibling, MMA — the sport of boxing went Rocky Balboa on Ivan Drago Saturday night.

03/10/2015

Madison Square Garden on November 14, 2014  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Keidel: Before A Hardwood Hell, MSG Was The Center Of The Sports Universe

They say you don’t want MSG in your food. You certainly don’t want it in your hoops.

03/02/2015

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao (R) takes part in a practice session in Manila on February 26, 2015. (Photo credit should read JOSEPH AGCAOILI/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Boxing Needs Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout

Let’s discard the nonsense that this is just another fight, or that it doesn’t feed a starving sport.

02/27/2015

Manny Pacquiao (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images); Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather: Super Fight With Pacquiao Set For May 2 At MGM Grand In Las Vegas

The long anticipated bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will almost surely break every financial record ever, and make both boxers richer than ever.

02/20/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 28: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (L) lands a left hand to the head of Brian Vera during their Light Heavyweight bout at StubHub Center on September 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Agrees To Multi-Year Boxing Venture

CBS Sports and their subsidiary SHOWTIME Sports have agreed to a multi-year joint venture with Premier Boxing Champions.

02/17/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 13: Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks on while taking on Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Round For Manny And Mayweather

A report just crawled across my flatscreen, with Bob Arum asserting that the dueling networks, HBO and Showtime, have basically agreed on broadcasting rights for a Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao bout in May.

02/06/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 27: Boxers, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather on January 27, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Perfect Confluence Of Timing, Talent, History For Mayweather

Floyd, you’re great. While I can’t concede the greatest, and I wince when you compare yourself favorably to The Greatest (Muhammad Ali), I’ll give it that you’re the best of your time.

01/30/2015

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