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Mosley set for Pacquiao bout

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SHANE Mosley believes he's doing Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s "dirty work" by facing Manny Pacquiao, and he has no intention of losing to the popular Filipino champion. Pacquiao and Mosley were in New York on Monday...

Khan set to take on McCloskey

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AMIR Khan will defend his WBA light-welterweight title against European champion Paul McCloskey on April 16. In his first fight on home soil since 2009, the British fighter will face the Northern Irishman at the...

Mayweather felony case hearing reset

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AN evidence hearing for Floyd Mayweather Jr. was reset on Monday to March 10 after the marquee boxer made a brief court appearance in a felony domestic violence case. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa...

Klitschko brothers ready to take on Haye in 2011

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THE Klitschko brothers are promising to fight David Haye in 2011 and are offering the British heavyweight a choice of which sibling to challenge, a German newspaper reports. A back injury forced Haye, the WBA champion,...

Pacquiao to face Mosley next

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MANNY Pacquiao will fight Shane Mosley, a former champion in three divisions, on May 7 in Las Vegas, promoter Bob Arum said on Tuesday. The fight, to be held at the MGM Grand, will be contested at the welterweight...

Hopkins held to draw by Pascal

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BERNARD Hopkins missed a chance to become the oldest boxer to hold a major world title, fighting to a technical draw with Canadian Jean Pascal in their light heavyweight bout on Saturday. The 45-year-old Hopkins...

Mayweather arrested on battery charge

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BOXER Floyd Mayweather Jr was arrested at a Las Vegas casino on a misdemeanor battery charge after he allegedly assaulted a security guard at his gated community, authorities said on Friday. Las Vegas police arrested...

Khan wins duel with Maidana to retain title

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BRITAIN'S Amir Khan withstood a furious challenge from Argentina's Marcos Maidana to retain his WBA light welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday. Maidana landed a right hand early in the first round that...

Holyfield eyes world title again

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EVANDER Holyfield vowed yesterday he'll continue to fight until he regains the world heavyweight title. The 48-year-old former champion will face Denmark's 45-year-old Brian Nielsen in Copenhagen on March 5 in...

Marquez sets his sights on Pacquiao

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JUAN Manuel Marquez didn't waste any time after defending his lightweight title before setting his sights on Round 3 with Manny Pacquiao. Marquez stopped Michael Katsidis in the ninth round on Saturday night in...

Referees told to stop lopsided fights

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WORLD Boxing Council president Jose Sulaiman has urged referees to make better use of a rule introduced this month to end lopsided bouts early if one of the fighters has suffered a severe pounding. Citing the example...

Pacquiao is world's eighth wonder after another win

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MANNY Pacquiao cemented his place in the pantheon of boxing greats by recording an unanimous points victory over Antonio Margarito on Saturday to claim the vacant WBC super welterweight title. The 31-year-old...

Margarito team sorry for mocking trainer

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ANTONIO Margarito has repeatedly said he is sorry for a hand-wrapping scandal that almost ended his boxing career. Now his camp has had to apologize again, for something else only days before tomorrow night's fight...

Roach had doubts about Pacquiao's dedication

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MANNY Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach questioned his fighter's dedication to boxing in recent weeks following a training camp that was more chaotic than usual, he said on Tuesday. Filipino Pacquiao (51-3-2,...

Pacquiao throws his hat into US political ring

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THE day after the US midterm election, Manny Pacquiao was talking politics. Understandable, since the boxing champion has a side career as a congressman in the Philippines. There's talk that one day he might be...

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