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fight coverage: mayweather vs. guerrero

Not a “Ghost” of a chance with Mayweather: Ringside by Chris Cozzone Thirty-six-year-old Floyd “Money” Mayweather may yet grow old. But last night was not his time to do so. Needing just two rounds to expel the specters of rust and age, Mayweather proved the naysayers wrong, yet again, by defending his pound-for-pound crown and [...]

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fight coverage: Mares-DeLeon, Santa Cruz-Munoz, Rosado-Love

“MayDay” undercard coverage in Vegas In what should cement him a high pound-for-pound ranking, and the man to beat in the 120s, three-division world champ Abner Mares, 26-0-1, 14 Kos, moved up to 126 to dethrone WBC Featherweight Champ Daniel Ponce De Leon, 44-5, 35 Kos. Weathering the champ’s battering ram of a left hand, [...]

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shots from pacquiao-marquez IV weigh-in

At the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV weigh-in at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. For a gallery of all the shots from today’s weigh-in, visit Fightnews … |more|

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pacquiao, marquez III shots

All the shots from last night in Vegas: click here

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shots from nishioka-marquez

Initial shots from last night’s Top Rank  / Teiken / Zanfer card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas headlining Rafael Marquez vs. Toshiaki Nishioka.  For full gallery . . . |more|  

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sin city to fat city

Roman Gonzalez, pictured above with former champ, fellow countryman Ricardo Mayorga was one of the fighters who made weight at today’s event in Las Vegas. Gonzalez will be defending his WBA 108-pound belt against Omar Soto . . . that is, if Soto can find away to shed four pounds without sawing off his leg. [...]

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marquez, nishioka, soto, gonzalez work out

Shots from today’s Top Rank media workout in Las Vegas: Rafael Marquez, Toshiaki Nishioka, Omar Soto, Roman Gonzalez, Jesse Magdaleno and Anthony Lenk. For full slideshow . . . |more|

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mayweather, ortiz at the scales

Real drama or staged? That was the discussion in the media room following this afternoon’s weigh-in with Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz. For a full photo gallery . . . |more|  

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mayweather, ortiz arrive in vegas

Shots from today’s Grand Arrivals at the MGM with Victor Ortiz, Floyd Mayweather, Jessie Vargas and Erik Morales . . . . |more|

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flashback photo: tapia vs. ayala 2

Flashback to October 7, 2000: Johnny Tapia (left) and Paulie Ayala duke it out in their second meeting at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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ufc 130 coverage

Shots from last night’s lackluster UFC card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. For more shots . . . . |more|

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ufc 130 workouts

From today’s UFC 130 media workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. For a slideshow of more images, click here.

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jackson on the rampage

How can you not like a guy like “Rampage” Jackson? Not only did the guy hype his main event UFC 130 fight by putting up the proverbial bunny ears behind opponent Matt Hamill, but he told the press that he plans on retiring – maybe – at age 35 to take up finger painting. Rampage also [...]

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full gallery: pacquiao-mosley

Full gallery from the Pacquiao-Mosley card in Las Vegas . . . . |more|

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postfight report: pacquiao vs. mosley

Sixteen-and-a-half thousand fans weren’t the only ones dissatisfied with last night’s overhyped showdown between Manny Pacquiao and “Sugar” Shane Mosley . . . |more|

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a few more ‘first shots’ from pacmosley

Alright, so Mosley ran and Pacquiao chased … but Paris Hilton showed up at the press conference, Kelly Pavlik was given ten rounds to show off his new tattoos (against another runner, but at least this one fought back) and Pier Olivier Cote leapt for the sky.

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first shots: thank god for ‘travieso’ arce

Stealing the show last night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was Jorge “Travieso” Arce, who weathered a brutal knockdown and the young, hungry boxing skills of Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr. to score an 11th hour knockout in round 12.

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first shots: pacquiao dominates unwilling mosley

First shots from last night’s fights at the MGM in Las Vegas:

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pacquiao, mosley weigh in

  From the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas: Manny Pacquiao 145 vs. Shane Mosley 147 Jorge Arce 122 vs. Wilfredo Vasquez 122 Kelly Pavlik 170 vs. Alfonso Lopez 169 Mike Alvarado 139 vs Ray Narh 140 FOR SLIDESHOW, CLICK HERE

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final presser for pacquiao-mosley

Manny Pacquiao and “Sugar” Shane Mosley face off at today’s presser at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. For more photos . . . |more|

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