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  • Pacquiao wins round in bruising Philippine tax fight

    Philippine world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has won a Supreme Court reprieve in his battle to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in extra taxes, authorities said Thursday. Pacquiao will not have to post a cash bond of 3.3 billion pesos ($75.2 million) and the government is banned from…

  • Tony Thompson and Odlanier Solis to rematch in October

    Thompson pulled a mild upset in their first fight in March; Back in March, Tony Thompson travelled to Turkey--home of Solis' promoter Ahmet Oner--and pulled of a split decision victory in a mild upset. Solis is an Olympic gold medalist from Cuba who--stop me if you've heard this one--has yet to…

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  • California judge rules in favor of promoter in lawsuit with Andre Ward

    Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly E. Kendig dismissed the super middleweight champion's claim to get out of his contract with promoter Dan Goossen.

  • Kell Brook to fight at home in December, maybe Khan in 2015

    Promoter Eddie Hearn said he's got a homecoming fight planned for Brook in Sheffield in December; Kell Brook surprised many by coming to California and lifting Shawn Porter's belt this past Saturday night in a grueling, not all that pretty to watch fight. His promoter, Eddie Hearn, is planning a…

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  • 7-year sentence for boxer turned bank robber

    A federal judge sentenced a former world champion boxer convicted of several bank robberies to seven years in prison, handing down a lighter sentence in part because of the defendant's boxing-related injuries, his difficult childhood and a mistake by a Georgia court in 2001 that resulted in his…

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