Floyd Mayweather Jr. is returning to the ring Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden.
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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney faced off against five-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield for a boxing match in Salt Lake City on Friday.
The Nevada Athletic Commission on Friday approved sweeping changes for dealing with drug cheats in combat sports, ratcheting up the suspensions and fines and ultimately calling for lifetime bans for repeat offenders.
Gennady Golovkin, the undefeated middleweight champion from Kazakhstan, looks to cement his status as one of the top performers in boxing when he faces Willie Monroe on Saturday at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
The Nevada Athletic Commission will consider toughening the state’s anti-doping policy and laws for those combat sports participants who violate the rules. The NAC is looking at stiffer penalties for first-time offenders under a schedule of punishments it will consider Friday in Las Vegas.
Mitt Romney and Evander Holyfield are gearing up for their charity boxing match on Friday … with a lovely new hype video.
The May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao generated a record gate of $72 million plus $6.9 million from closed circuit and $400 million from U.S. pay-per-view sales. International sales and sponsorships could push the grand total over $600 million, said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions.
Manny Pacquiao is back in the Philippines, rehabbing his surgically repaired right shoulder and counting the millions he made from his May 2 loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their megafight at the MGM Grand Garden. But he might need to book a return trip to Las Vegas next month to answer questions from the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Hours after Manny Pacquiao’s shoulder surgery was declared a success this past week, boxing promoter Bob Arum considered the possibility of a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. despite losing a lackluster unanimous decision.
Tom Loeffler, managing director of K2 Promotions, a company that handles middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, said he thinks boxing won’t be severely impacted in a negative way by the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight.
Bill Brady, who has served since 2007, has resigned his position on the five-member panel effective immediately. “I just don’t have the time or the heart to do it anymore,” he said from his summer home in Alaska.
The aftermath of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight has proven to be more interesting for many than the actual fight, but boy, did it make money.
In an exclusive interview with Showtime, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Manny Pacquiao was making excuses after losing by unanimous decision in their world title fight Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden. Pacquiao said he fought with an injured right shoulder.
Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar continues to dig for answers over the confusion and obvious miscommunication surrounding the shoulder injury of boxer Manny Pacquiao.
One day after undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, Manny Pacquiao took to Instagram to let his fans know he’s doing OK. Pacquiao suffered the injury during training for his world title fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and reinjured it during the bout.
Manny Pacquiao should be able to resume his boxing career in 2016 after undergoing surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder.
The federal suit, filed by Robert Neidl, a New Jersey man who bought the fight on pay per view, seeks damages under Nevada’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
Oscar De La Hoya’s company, Golden Boy Promotions, filed a $300 million suit against Al Haymon, claiming Haymon violated antitrust laws as well as being in violation of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act.
The mother of three of Floyd Mayweather’s children filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against the boxing great, claiming he lied in a recent interview about her being on drugs the morning of a 2010 domestic violence incident.
A lawsuit has been filed claiming Manny Pacquiao deceived pay-per-view fans by not disclosing his injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. If you paid to watch the fight, you were owed a championship fight. You got it — a typical Mayweather one.
For a reminder that it never pays to paint a professional boxing event as a morality play, remember the silly white hat some people placed on Manny Pacquiao’s head.
A state lawyer assigned to the Nevada Athletic Commission is investigating the circumstances surrounding Manny Pacquiao’s injured shoulder and the boxer’s request for an anti-inflammatory drug nearly three hours before he fought Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Just days after Floyd Mayweather Jr. was victorious over Manny Pacquaio in the ring, Mayweather says he wants a rematch with Pacquiao in 2016.