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  • 2 weeks before Mayweather-Pacquiao, not a ticket to be seen

    Don't expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket - or any other ticket - at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Just two weeks before the bout, tickets for the most anticipated fight in recent times have yet to go on public sale, with the two camps and the…

    The Associated Press
  • Conor McGregor: I would beat Floyd Mayweather in less than 30 seconds

    Conor McGregor waxing hyperbole? Get out of town.

    Cagewriter
  • Japan's Yamanaka defends WBA title with crushing KO

    Japan's Shinsuke Yamanaka successfully defended his World Boxing Council bantamweight title for the eighth time on Thursday with a ferocious seventh-round knockout of Argentine Diego Santillan. The 32-year-old Yamanaka uncoiled a venomous left to send the South American sprawling 36 seconds into…

    AFP
  • Crawford moves up with shot at WBO junior welterweight title

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Terence Crawford went to Scotland to win the WBO lightweight title, then defended it twice in his Nebraska hometown.

    Associated Press
  • Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather's "reckless" jabs

    Manny Pacquiao intends to put on a show when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2 1/2 weeks. He really hopes Mayweather is also coming to fight, for the fans' sake - and maybe for his own strategic purposes as well.

    The Associated Press
  • Boxing - Pacquiao says 'killer instinct' as strong as ever

    - Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday his "killer instinct" and will to win is as strong as ever, rejecting suggestions he is past his prime for next month's blockbuster bout with Floyd Mayweather. Boxing fans say the two men are getting it on five years too late, with Pacquiao now 36 and Mayweather two…

    AFP
  • Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political turmoil. Since turning pro in 2013, Usyk has won…

    The Associated Press
  • Clarification: Philippines-Pacquiao Film story

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a story April 15, The Associated Press reported that a film on the childhood of boxer Manny Pacquiao was produced by independent filmmaker Ten17P. It was co-produced by Ten17P and Star Cinema.

    Associated Press
  • Cotto set for fight in Brooklyn under Jay Z banner

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Miguel Cotto is set for his first fight under Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports banner.

    The Associated Press
  • Yamanaka beats Santillan to defend WBC bantamweight title

    OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Shinsuke Yamanaka knocked out Diego Santillan in the seventh round Thursday to defend his WBC bantamweight title.

    Associated Press
  • Reckless means 'entertaining' for Pacquiao

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes HOLLYWOOD, California (Reuters) - Appearing relaxed and confident, Manny Pacquaio embraced suggestions he was "a reckless fighter" when he held a workout for the media on Wednesday ahead of his heavily anticipated fight against Floyd Mayweather. The May 2 showdown in Las…

    Reuters