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  • Canelo Alvarez and Golden Boy to announce multi-fight deal with HBO

    Is the "war" between HBO and Showtime over? Maybe, as HBO has struck a major blow, signing Canelo Alvarez to a multi-fight deal. Canelo Alvarez will be back on HBO in December to face Joshua Clottey, which was reported last night, but for those wondering if this is a permanent move for Alvarez back…

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  • Mayweather says reality show not so real

    Neither, admitted Floyd Mayweather Jr., was much else that went on in the cable television shows promoting his latest fight. Not even the betting that went on between Mayweather and others over who was going to win. "I don't want to just sell a fight," Mayweather said.

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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. needs to own hypocrisy, treat his fighters like he treats himself

    The five members of the Nevada Athletic Commission would be well advised to do a search of the Internet and read Floyd Mayweather's own words from May 1, 2012, as they question him Tuesday. Chairman Francisco Aguilar ordered Mayweather, not only the world's best pound-for-pound boxer but the owner…

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  • UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt wants Josh Barnett next

    Fresh off his walk-off KO over Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt already knows who and when he wants to fight next. "I was thinking, Josh Barnett, he's one above me at number five, maybe Dana can put me and him on that show, on Sydney," Hunt said during a Monday interview with MMA Fighting. Way back in 2006,…

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  • Mayweather to appear in front of NSAC

    A couple of scenes from "All Access" has gotten the attention of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which Floyd will have to answer for. In fact, the NSAC has ordered Floyd Mayweather to appear in front of a 5-person panel on Tuesday to answer questions about unsafe training practices at his Las…

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  • The truth about Floyd Mayweather’s Showtime reality series

    Floyd Mayweather escaped his appearance in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday with no damage. Such, however, wasn't the case for the reputation of Showtime's reality series, "All Access," which is regularly used to promote the network’s pay-per-view boxing matches. The reason…

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  • Dominick Cruz: 'I'm still the best bantamweight in the world'

    Dominick Cruz will fight for the first time in nearly three years when he faces Takeya Mizugaki this Saturday in Las Vegas. The former WEC and UFC bantamweight champion never lost his title in the ring, but a string of traumatic injuries and reconstructive surgeries have kept him out of the Octagon…

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    Boxing champ Mike Tyson helps Las Vegas crash victim

    Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson helps a motorcyclist who crashed on a Las Vegas interstate. Linda So reports.

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  • Canelo Alvarez returning to HBO to face Joshua Clottey in December

    Canelo Alvarez is going back to HBO, and Joshua Clottey is coming with him for a December 6 fight, likely in San Antonio. According to Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix, Canelo Alvarez will return to the ring in December to face Joshua Clottey on HBO, meaning that Showtime's biggest non-Mayweather…

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  • Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash

    Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate. Attorney Stephen Stubbs said his client, 29-year-old Ryan Chesley, was on Interstate 15 in…

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  • Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler rematch announced as new UFC 181 main event

    The silver lining quickly emerged from the black cloud that was the loss of the Dec. 6 Chris Weidman-Vitor Belfort bout. The dust had barely settled on Monday's news that a Weidman broken hand had forced the postponement of the middleweight title fight when the UFC announced a new main event for…

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  • Beterbiev vs Cloud, Abraham vs Smith, Wlodarczyk vs Drozd, more: Boxing TV schedule and fight times for Sept. 26-27

    There are multiple world title fights and a crossroads clash in Canada coming this weekend. Friday, September 26 RPC Channel 4 (PAN), 7:00 EDT, Anselmo Moreno vs Juan Carlos Payano, Charles Hatley vs Joachim Alcine. TyC Sports (ARG), 10:00 pm EDT

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