NEW YORK (AP) -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year.
The boxer is projected to make $90 million in 2013 according to Sports Illustrated's annual list released Wednesday. Miami Heatstar LeBron James is a distant second at $56.5 million.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees vaults into the rankings…Continue
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Just a quick message to again express how sorry I am for postponing my return to the ring because of injury. It was a tough decision to make, as I didn’t want to let anybody down, but was one made easier by the pain I experienced. In the end, I had no choice but to postpone the fight.
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By Shawn Craddick
Jamel Herring is ripped and ready for his fight this Saturday against Victor Galindo. Jamel fights at the 140lb division and is under weight. This will be his 3rd fight in a 6 month period. He is currently under the management of Al Haymon. He was a highly touted Amateur…Continue
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MACAO (May 14, 2013) – Chapter two of the Zou SHIMING era will begin when the two-time Olympic gold medallist and three-time Amateur World Champion returns to the ring and headlines…Continue
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- Russell Peltz said J'Leon was overweight at weigh in and only got fined $100. He should be fined 10% of his $100,000 Purse
- He said that it's Karma and it came back around to bite him
- He said Gabe Rosado should get the win instead of a no-contest
- J'Leon still has to go before commission to present his…
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ROBERT GUERRERO FIREARM POSSESSION CHARGES DISMISSED IN CONNECTION WITH MARCH 28
NEW YORK CITY ARREST
NEW YORK, NY, May 14 - Early today, Six-Time and Four-Division World Champion Robert Guerrero appeared in New York State Supreme Court for Queens County where all firearm possession charges…
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Haroon Khan Makes United States Debut Saturday On
Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse Undercard In Atlantic City
(Atlantic City, May 15)- Haroon Khan (1-0) will be starting his American adventure sooner rather than later as he takes…
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- Usher just signed on to play the role of Sugar Ray Leonard
- Usher said he has to drop 20 more lbs current weight is 174
- Usher said he will be training to be a boxer and working on new album
- Movie is slated to drop…
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All test results for 5/3 were negative
All test results for 5/4 were negative, except Matthew Garretson tested positive for Furosemide and J’Leon Love tested positive for Hydrochlorothiazide.
Complaint for disciplinary action will be issued.
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-> Kid Chocolate is on a roll winning his fights inside the ring, but now helping other kids step into the ring
-> Kid Chocolate knows what it's like growing up and being in the struggle and now he wants to help the kids get out
-> Kid Chocolate recently called out Jr Middleweight Ishe Smith to fight for his Title, No…Continue
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-> David Haye was slated to come back and face Manuel Charr
-> The Winner would have gotten a Title Shot against one of the Klitschko Brothers
-> David said he needs atleast 4 week to fully…Continue
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NUTLEY, NJ (May 14, 2013)—This past Friday night, John “Apollo Kid” Thompson and Antoine “Action” Douglas remained perfect with bog victories at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.
Thompson and Douglas are promoted by Vito Mielnicki’s GH3 Promotions and Greg Cohen Promotions.
Thompson scored an eight round unanimous decision over Geovanni Rodriguez…Continue
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MANILA (1st UPDATE)– Jinkee Pacquiao, wife of Filipino Fighting Congressman Manny Pacquiao, will be proclaimed the winner of the vice-gubernatorial race in the Sarangani province even though canvassing of votes has just started.
Even before the start of canvassing, Eleanor Saguigit, Jinkee’s opponent for the position of vice-governor, had already conceded.
Canvassing in Sarangani started at 7:00 am.
According to partial and unofficial results from the Commission on…Continue
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Get the latest news from the Carl Froch v Mikel Kessler live on May 25th on Sky Sports HD Box Office.The Sat and PC Guy – Sky TV Spain, Freesat TV Spain, Satellite TV and ... II fight live on 25 May at The O2, London – Live on Sky Sports Box Office ... …Continue
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Las Vegas - World super flyweight champion Juan Carlos Sanchez will defend his title on a Top Rank Solo Boxeo Tecate card which will also feature the very popular Jessie MAGDALENO of Las Vegas and big, rugged…Continue
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FIGHT WEEK MEDIA SCHEDULE
*All Times Are Eastern*
Monday, May 13
2:00 p.m. PETERSON-MATTHYSSE & ALEXANDER-PURDY CONFERENCE CALL
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#3 WBC 122 lb. contender Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1, 28 KO’s) potentially put himself in position for a world title shot tonight in beating Javier Gallo (18-7-1, 10 KO’s) in an easy fourth round knockout at the Uni-Trade Stadium, in Laredo, Texas, USA.
Darchinyan, 37 knocked Gallo down four times in the fight, 3 times in the 2nd round, and a final time in the 4th round. The fight was halted at 0.26 of the fourth round.
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TOLUCA, Mexico, May 11, 2013. - The American Ava Knight (12-1, 5 KOs), the WBC Diamond champion, won on Saturday in Toluca, by unanimous decision in 10 rounds in the Mexican…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
Mickey Garcia has been incredible at 126, and his power has shown the rest of the boxing world he may be the toughest fighter at this weight class. Since Nonito Doanire has lost his last fight and stated that he wanted to move up to 126 division, one had to think how…Continue
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