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Boxing trainer skips court date

A Las Vegas judge on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Roger Mayweather after the boxing trainer failed to show up for a court appearance on battery and coercion charges.

Klitschkos don’t maim to please

Vitali Klitschko was doing most of his talking in English, which made sense because, after all, he had just starred in prime time on American television. Besides, he didn’t need a whole lot of words to describe what he had just done to poor Cris Arreola.

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Mayweather waits until 12th round to pay IRS

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. agreed to pay $5.6 million in back taxes before the Internal Revenue Service was poised to take the money from his purse after his Saturday comeback fight against Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand.

Mayweather as good as ever

It was as if Floyd Mayweather Jr. had never left.

The six-time world champion, who retired from boxing 21 months ago, made a triumphant return by dominating Juan Manuel Marquez and scoring a 12-round unanimous decision in their welterweight nontitle fight Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden.

Marketing opportunities abound

When Oscar De La Hoya was in his prime as a world champion boxer, his fights had a beer sponsor and maybe one or two other corporate entities along with HBO Pay Per View.

Break’s over for Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr., who retired last year with a record of 39-0 with 25 knockouts, returns tonight from a 21-month layoff against Juan Manuel Marquez in a scheduled 12-round welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden. … It’s a fight Mayweather hopes will add to his legacy as one of his generation’s great champions.


Slideshow of weigh-in

Sideshow doesn’t distract Floyd Jr.

Every now and then, you expect some director to sprint from behind a punching bag and scream, “Cut!”

Floyd dominates Juan Manuel Marquez by unanimous decision

It was as if Floyd Mayweather Jr. had never left.

The six-time world champion, who retired from boxing 21 months ago, made a triumphant return by dominating Juan Manuel Marquez and scoring a 12-round unanimous decision in their welterweight nontitle fight Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden.

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