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The Orange County RegisterThe sting from the controversial split-decision draw to Rocky Martinez still burns for boxer Juan Carlos Burgos. In January, in his second title attempt, Burgos came up short on the scorecards (114-114, 117-111 for Burgos, 116-112 for Martinez), which...
Muskogee Phoenix, Okla.Aspiring artist and cartoonist Mike Reed has drawn inspiration from all sorts of characters. First it was Sonic the Hedgehog, the spike-haired hero of Sega video games, comics and cartoons. Then came the ever-cheerful SpongeBob SquarePants. Now it's...
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The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville, N.J.Lucas Matthysse vowed to deliver an impressive performance against Lamont Peterson Saturday night. He lived up to his promise with a spectacular victory. Matthysse used his trademark power to register a third-round TKO over Peterson in a duel of...
St. Louis Post-DispatchMaybe someday, a gigantic payday for Devon Alexander awaits if he were to get boxing's holy grail, a fight with Floyd Mayweather. But first, there are other fights, like his defense of his IBF welterweight title against Lee Purdy of England today in...
LAS VEGAS — Another year off, a jail term and Father Time have not diminished Floyd Mayweather Jr. one bit. Boxing's top pound-for-pound fighter dominated his challenger Robert Guerrero on Saturday night, winning nine of 12 rounds on all three...
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. hasn't fought twice within a five-month period since 2006. But after overwhelming Robert Guerrero by unanimous decision Saturday night, he's scheduled to return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena ring on Sept. 14....
The Augusta Chronicle, Ga.Rayonta Whitfield is going back to the National Golden Gloves, and this time he hopes to bring back another belt with an Augusta Boxing Club protege. Nicholas Torrance, a senior at Lakeside High School, is the first Augusta Boxing Club fighter to...
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The Joplin Globe, Mo.Dierry "Dougy Style" Jean made the most of his first appearance on Showtime boxing. Jean overcame a cut above his eye from a head butt to beat Cleotis "Mookie" Pendarvis by technical knockout in the fourth round of an IBF junior welterweight...
Bangor Daily News, MaineSKOWHEGAN, Maine -- Professional boxing has been a non-entity on the Maine sports scene for the better part of a decade -- replaced in recent years by the emergence of mixed martial arts. Brandon "The Cannon" Berry believes there's room for both...
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LAS VEGAS — Robert Guerrero is from Gilroy, California's garlic capital of the world. His greatest fight stages have been in San Jose and Ontario. And his most compelling pre-fight publicity stop was on evangelist Pat Robertson's "700 Club."...
Join Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire at 1 p.m. today for a live discussion of the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero fight. Guerrero is a heavy underdog in the fight against the undefeated Mayweather, but as Pugmire wrote Thursday, that's...
SAN ANTONIO -- Saul “Canelo” Alvarez did his part to create a September super-fight. Now it’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s turn. Alvarez defeated previously unbeaten Austin Trout by unanimous decision Saturday night, penetrating...
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