Pacquiao Dominates in Retaining Title Against Broner

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao showed Saturday night he’s still got plenty of fight for a fighter on the wrong side of 40. Whether Pacquiao’s dominating win over Adrien Broner gets him a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, though, is a question that will have to be answered another night. With Mayweather watching from ringside, Pacquiao showed flashes of his old speed in winning a unanimous 12-round decision over Broner to easily defend his piece of the welterweight title. It was the 61st win of a remarkable career in which Pacquiao has won titles in eight weight classes. And it

Muhammad Ali ‘The Greatest of All-Time’ dies at 74

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, arguably the greatest boxer of all-time, died Friday in Phoenix, Arizona at age 74. Bob Gunnell, a spokesperson for the family said Ali had be hospitalized since Thursday dealing with respiratory issues. Ali, known for his activism as well as his athletic prowess, was hospitalized in January 2015 for a urinary tract infection and suffered from pneumonia in December 2014. Born as Cassius Clay, Ali is an Olympic gold medalist and was once the World Heavyweight Champion. In 1964, Ali converted to Islam and changed his name. The 74-year-old lost his title after refusing to enlist

Exclusive: Sugar Ray Leonard Reflects on “No Más” 35 Years Later

Sugar Ray Leonard had no doubt that he’d defeat Roberto Duran when the two warriors squared off in a rematch of their epic first welterweight title bout that ended in a split decision victory for the Panamanian known as “The Hands of Stone.” What Leonard, the legendary six-time world champion didn’t know was that Duran – one of the most feared fighters of his generation – would surrender after uttering the most-infamous phrase in the history of boxing, “No Más.” “I went into that second fight 100 percent sure that I was going to win,” Leonard said in an exclusive

Andre Ward beats Paul Smith in long-awaited return to ring

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As soon as Andre Ward found his stride following his lengthy layoff, the fight quickly came to an end. Ward made a triumphant return to the ring and delighted his home crowd when he stopped England’s Paul Smith in the ninth round Saturday night in a nontitle fight. “It took some time to get the ring rust off,” Ward said. “I started with the jab. I wanted to come out big bang and get a first round KO but I have a great coach and he told me to take my time and the

Maidana’s Camp Comes Out Swinging

Photo By: Tray Waller Final Presser Reveals More Barbs Against TMT For anyone who has ever seen Marcos Maidana fight you know that he is wild and fights with a reckless abandon.  In his first fight against Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather he swung wild, hitting the undefeated pound for pound king with low blow, elbows and roundhouse rights. On Thursday July 17, the final stop on the five city promotional tour, it was his trainer Robert Garcia’s turn to throw some wild verbal shots at The Money Team. Garcia stood on the stage at Pershing Square amid the bright sunshine of

BRADLEY-PACQUIAO: Trainer Let Words Fly

HARD WORK: Tim Bradley is already in shape for Manny Pacquiao for their rematch on April 12 at the MGM Grand, and his trainer Joel Diaz says his fighter will have to be knocked out to lose.  File Photo Diaz says Tim Bradley will hurt Pacquiao   Joel Diaz, trainer of WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley, is very happy with his fighter’s ongoing training camp for the rematch with Manny Pacquiao, taking place on April 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao will look to avenge a 2012 controversial twelve round split decision loss. “Bradley is looking very sharp.

There is No Denying Bradley Although Marquez is Crying

CLEARLY UNDENIABLE: WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley exalts in victory with his father and co-trainer (Tim Bradley Sr., right) pointing skyward. Bradley outpointed Juan Marquez last Saturday at the Thomas and Mack center in Las Vegas to retain his crown and remain undefeated at 31-0.      LAS VEGAS—No one will deny that Juan Manuel Marquez is a great fighter and first ballot Hall of Fame fighter, but he is a poor sport and again complained that he was robbed after losing a split decision to Tim Bradley last Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. “I