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no cigar for cuban lara

Shots from last night’s fights at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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flashes of hope shoot

My favorite shot from this week’s benefit Flashes of Hope shoot in Las Vegas.  Check out www.FlashesofHope.com online. Find out how to raise money for pediatric cancer research and help kids with cancer!

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‘ghost’ finds new haunt in vegas

For Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, fight camp has almost begun to feel like a vacation . . . |more|

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gigantic gallery: rios vs. acosta

Wham, ‘Bam Bam’, thank you, ma’am: Gigantic gallery from last night’s Top Rank card at the Palms in Las Vegas – Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios dethrones Miguel Acosta, Mike Lee, Jesse Magdaleno, Aaron Garcia, Andy Ruiz, Robert Marroquin, Anthony Lenk, and more . . . |more|

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postfight coverage from vegas

The heir appears Donaire: The punch that knocked out Vic Darchinyan in 2007, launching Nonito Donaire into stardom might’ve been “pretty sweet,” according to the “Filipino Flash.” But the shot that leveled Mexican legend Fernando Montiel, last night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, crowning Donaire king of bantamweights and launching the Filipino on the path [...]

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postfight corner shot of donaire

Above: After celebrating victory over Fernando Montiel, Nonito Donaire gave his thanks to the crowd and to his wife, Rachel.

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jones wins rematch with soto-karass: top shot

Top pick from last night’s rematch between Mike Jones (r) and blood & guts warrior Jesus Soto-Karass at the Mandalay Bay in las Vegas.

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FANtasy match-up in vegas

Funny how things change. When the fight between Manny Pacquiao and “Sugar” Shane Mosley was announced, most media folk groaned. Mosley – who’d drawn with (another groan) Sergio Mora and lost to Floyd Mayweather, last year, was getting a shot at the No. 1 fighter in the world? The fans didn’t seem to care. Neither [...]

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silva stares down belfort

UFC Middleweight champ Anderson Silva stares down challenger, former champ Vitor Belfort at today’s presser at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

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caught at the crossroads

A failed five-time world title challenger coming off two straight losses matched up against a former two-time champ proclaimed to be worth his weight in gold – that is, until he was KO’d in one last year – might not top the list of the year’s most important matches. But it just might make a damn [...]

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fight stories from vegas

Stage left: There will be no false pretenses when former champs Joel Casamayor and Robert Guerrero step into the ring in a battle of former southpaw champs July 31 . . . |more| Jacob’s Ladder: Given the chance to rise out of contention to become a world champion, Daniel “The Golden Child” Jacobs (20-0, 17 KOs) [...]

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fight coverage 11.06

It might’ve been billed as “The Road to Redemption,” but the marquee names and their chosen road kill had three main bouts taking disappointing turns for the worse, off-road, off-beat and just plain off. One was ugly enough to make a freight train take a dirt road; the second ended up a road to nowhere; [...]

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vargas the promoter

A new twist on the famous Fernando Vargas weigh-in staredown has the former champ sandwiched in the middle, between Zab Judah and Ubaldo Hernandez, who headline a card in Las Vegas Friday night. Vargas is promoting the card.

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