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MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather To Face Maidana In May

Floyd Mayweather is scheduled to face WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana on May 3 in a bout to unify their 147-pound titles.

02/25/2014

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

Former Heavyweight Boxing Champ Ken Norton Dies At 70

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70.

09/18/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

Sweat flies from the head of boxer George Foreman of the U.S. (L) as Tommy Morrison of the U.S. lands a punch during their 12-round match 07 June. Foreman, 44, lost the fight in a unanimous decision to Morrison, 24, who gained the World Boxing Organization (WBO) heavyweight title. (Photo credit should read JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison Dies At 44

LAS VEGAS, (AP) – Tommy Morrison’s career reached its pinnacle on a hot June night in Las Vegas, when he stepped into the ring and beat George Foreman to become heavyweight champion. It reached its […]

09/02/2013

A lawsuit in Las Vegas accusing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of orchestrating a shooting in August 2009 has been dropped before trial. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Nev. Shooting Charges Dropped Against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

A lawsuit in Las Vegas accusing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of orchestrating a shooting in August 2009 has been dropped before trial.

06/21/2013

File photo of rapper 50 Cent (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

Gamboa Has Winning Debut For Rapper 50 Cent

Former Cuban Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa won his fight Saturday night on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard, giving rapper 50 Cent a victory in his debut as a boxing promoter.

12/09/2012

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Pacquiao Knocked Out

Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold with a vicious right hand at the end of the sixth round Saturday night, putting a ferocious end to the fourth fight between the two boxers.

12/08/2012

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No Word On Fight After Boxers Settle

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have reached a confidential settlement in their federal defamation case in Las Vegas.

09/25/2012

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