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full report & gallery from alvarado-rios II

War can be so ugly, it’s beautiful. Ask any boxing fan who watched last night’s epic, and, for once, you won’t hear about snoozefests or robberies, politics or the UFC. You’ll hear about blood and guts warfare and the names of two youngsters who just may keep the sport going once the obvious elders have [...]

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initial shots from alvarado vs. rios in las vegas

Initial shots from Saturday night’s classic at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios. Stay tuned for full photo gallery later today.

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‘crowing pains’: garcia has last word over khan

“Why be nice to someone who wants to kill me?” was the question posed by unified WBC/WBA super lightweight champion Danny “Swift” Garcia, a half-hour after crushing Amir “King” Khan Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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khan-judah ringside impressions

Been spitting out crow feathers all morning from picking Zab “Super” Judah to upset Amir “King” Khan at last night’s HBO-televised card at Mandalay Bay. Not quite ready to enlist in Khan’s Army, but there’s little doubt who reigns at 140 pounds.  Judah, meanwhile, aged five years with every round and the beltline blow was [...]

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full gallery: judah khanquered in vegas

Full gallery of last night’s action at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas: Khan conquers Judah . . . |more|

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second wind and chins in khan-judah

Only a proclamation by Don King or a Floyd Mayweather workout could’ve been any longer than Thursday’s marathon press conference for Amir Khan-Zab Judah, held at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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khan, judah face off at final presser

Photo: Amir “King” Khan walks away after a series of face-off shots and Zab “Super” Judah holds up a couple of his belts at today’s final presser. Stay tuned for a full report and more photos.

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khan, judah limber up at mandalay

Public workouts are usually crap, meaning, don’t expect to really see your favorite fighter do much more than shadowbox, maybe hit the mitts. Today’s event at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas was no exception. Zab “Super” Judah was super-late, but at least he gave the fans several rounds of mitt work, while living legend Pernell “Sweet [...]

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revolving door traps khan

Amir “King” Khan, Freddie Roach and Scott Ghertner of MGM/Mandalay Bay should’t feel too bad about momentarily getting trapped in the Mandalay Bay’s main lobby revolving door. Just minutes before, I was one of three photogs who were victimized by the same door. Question here is, does the “Wrong Way” sticker near Khan’s predict a rough [...]

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judah prepares in vegas

Zab “Super” Judah prepares for Amir “King” Khan at the Hit Factory Gym in Las Vegas. Click here for more photos. 

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complete photo gallery: maidana-morales

The complete gallery from last night’s action-packed “Action Heroes” card in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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postfight coverage: guerrero, ishida

In much the same way most of press row will be dining on crow all week, having earmarked the return of Erik Morales something closer to a funeral than the epic battle it turned out to be, the campy billing of “Action Heroes” had most of us rolling our eyes . . . |more|

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top shots: guerrero vs. katsidis

Top shots from last nights’ Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero vs. Michael Katsidis fight.

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maidana-morales postfight coverage

“I knew he was a great warrior and would put up a great fight,” were the first words out of Marcos Maidana after he made his entrance into the media room, an Argentinean flag draped over his shoulders . . . |more|

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‘action heroes’ grand arrival in vegas

Slideshow from yesterday’s grand arrivals in Las Vegas featuring Michael Katsidis, Robert Guerrero, Jose Miguel Cotto, Erik Morales, Marcos Maidana, James Kirkland, Paulie Malignaggi . . . |more|

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maidana, guerrero, kirkland work out in vegas

Marcos Maidana, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and James Kirkland put on a show at the Pound 4 Pound Boxing Gym in Las Vegas today in preparation of their April 9 showdowns on the Golden Boy-promoted “Action Heroes” card at the MGM Grand, live on HBO PPV . . . |more|

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‘friendly fire’: donaire vs. montiel

Good friends don’t mean bad fights – just ask Nonito Donaire and Fernando Montiel . . . |more|

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