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Box Fan Expo aims higher in second year

Alonzo Benezra wasn't sure how the inaugural Box Fan Expo would go last year. But with Mike Tyson, Amir Khan and other notables showing up at Las Vegas Convention Center to meet with fans in town for Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s rematch with Marcos Maidana, it worked out well for the Montreal-based promoter.

Downtown events center steps in between boxing ropes

Derek Stevens had his own unique vision for downtown Las Vegas. The owner of the D Las Vegas had acquired the old Clark County Courthouse building. But instead of building another hotel, he created a place for concerts and sporting events, including boxing, at what is the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

Bayless named referee for Mayweather-Berto fight

Kenny Bayless of Las Vegas was selected Thursday by the Nevada Athletic Commission to referee the Sept. 12 world welterweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden. It will be Bayless' third consecutive Mayweather fight and the fourth in his past five.