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Manny Pacquiao looks for redemption vs. Tim Bradley

Manny Pacquiao, left of the Philippines, and Tim

(Credit: AP / Reed Saxon)

A veteran fighter like Manny Pacquiao should know better. So should his trainer Freddie Roach.

Never let a match go to the scorecards if you can help it.

In the first Pacquiao-Tim Bradley fight, Bradley prevailed in what was considered by most boxing fans and media members a controversial decision (115-113, 115-113, 113-115).

Throughout the sport’s history there has been controversial...

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Mayweather-Canelo generates record numbers

It’s official.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. can now say he has been a part of the two highest grossing fights in boxing history. Mayweather can also say he has been in on two of the biggest pay-per-view events in boxing history.

SHOWTIME and Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday that the Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez bout on Saturday night generated a record $150 million in television revenue...

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Floyd Mayweather's new corner man

Floyd Mayweather Sr. in a clip from episode

(Credit: Showtime)

You might notice something different about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s corner when he squares off against Robert Guerrero on Saturday night. Mayweather Jr.’s father, Floyd Sr., will be in his corner instead of his uncle, Roger Mayweather.

This isn’t a surprise as Mayweather Jr. made this announcement some time ago. The question is will it affect his performance. The younger Mayweather had been...

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Brooklyn boxing back in a big way

WBA Welterweight Champion Paulie Malignaggi, who calls Brooklyn

(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

You want to talk boxing in Brooklyn? Consider this: On June 19, 1947, Coney Island's Herbie Kronowitz beat Brownsville's Harold Green at Ebbets Field, for the middleweight title of Brooklyn. It doesn't get more Brooklyn than that. That fight, between two top 10 contenders, is just a small slice of Brooklyn's rich boxing past. Now, Golden Boy Promotions and The Barclays Center are writing a new chapter...

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