All posts tagged "boxing"

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    Unbeaten champ Golovkin has nearly sold out Forum: Promoter

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s bout against Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday has nearly sold out the Forum. Tom Loeffler, Golovkin’s promoter, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the historic Inglewood arena’s...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    Half-Korean boxing champ Golovkin ready to rock LA

    Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood By Brian Han LOS ANGELES — The momentous excitement within the boxing world shifts from Las Vegas to Los Angeles Saturday as undefeated WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will defend...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, hits Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, during their welterweight title fight on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
    Column: Pacquiao injury another hit for boxing

    By Tim Dahlberg LAS VEGAS (AP) — The people who paid $99.95 to watch at home had no clue. Neither did those spending $40,000 or more for a ringside seat Saturday night in Las Vegas. And, surely,...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, pose for photos during a news conference, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. The two are scheduled to fight in Las Vegas on May 2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
    Mayweather, Pacquiao rivalry stays professional through press conference

    By Brian Han LOS ANGELES – Boxers Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally got together to officially announced their highly anticipated May 2 bout Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles for the sport’s richest fight ever. Although the...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • FILE - In this combination of file photos, U.S. boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing match against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. The March 13 , 2010 megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been thrown into jeopardy. Mayweather's camp is demanding the fighters submit to Olympic-type drug testing in the weeks leading up to the bout. Leonard Ellerbe, Mayweather's manager, says the fight will not go on if Pacquiao doesn't agree to blood testing under standards followed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency. (AP Photos/Alastair Grant and Rick Bowmer, File)
    It’s on: Mayweather says he and Pacquiao to meet May 2 in richest fight ever

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Fight is finally on. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing’s richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday after...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • India's L. Sarita Devi cries standing beside bronze medalist Vietnam's Thi Duyen Luu after she refused her bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the women’s light 60-kilogram division boxing at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. India's protest against the outcome of an Asian Games boxing semifinal that was awarded to South Korea's Park Ji-na over Devi in the women's 60-kilogram division was rejected on Tuesday. Devi rejected her medal in protest against the result. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
    Asian Games: Controversy taints home team victories

    INCHEON — Indian boxer Sarita Devi stood on the podium during the medal ceremony at the Seonhak Gymnasium, Wednesday, but didn’t bend down for the bronze medal. Instead, she took it and slipped it around South Korea’s...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Daniel Kim will make his professional debut against Cory Muldrew. (Photo - Brett Ostrowski,
    Daniel Kim gets his first win as pro boxer

    Whitney High and UC Irvine grad rebounds nicely with UD victory Korean American boxer Daniel Kim didn’t waste any time making up for his disappointing debut loss. He got right back in the ring in just 41...

    • Posted December 9, 2013
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