Each round earned Mayweather almost £10 million
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Sunday 20 February 2011
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Amir Khan will defend his WBA light-welterweight title against the European champion Paul McCloskey on 16 April. In his first fight on home soil since 2009, the Briton will face the Northern Irishman at the MEN Arena in Manchester.
Sunday 02 January 2011
It may not have registered yet, but this year London is to stage the biggest sporting jamboree outside of the Olympics which follow in 2012.
Friday 24 December 2010
Wednesday 22 December 2010
Manny Pacquiao is set to defend his WBO world welterweight title against Shane Mosley on May 7, according to promoter Bob Arum.
Sunday 19 December 2010
Those who were giving boxing the Last Rites – not to mention a few lethal lefts – should be suitably chastened by the battered old sport's remarkable resurrection last weekend. In Las Vegas and Liverpool there were fights which not only breathed new life into the game but indicated that the quality of Britain's talent should not be measured by the size of Audley Harrison's heart.
James Lawton: City's riches will be worthless if they do not win their duel with the ultimate gun for hire
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Wednesday 08 December 2010
Ex-boxer Ricky Hatton has settled a £1.4 million claim for unpaid wages from his former trainer.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
A security guard has accused boxer Floyd Mayweather Jnr of poking him in the face several times and threatening him over parking violations outside Mayweather's home, police said yesterday. Mayweather refused to speak to police officers called to his house to investigate the confrontation on Monday, but a misdemeanor battery report was taken and was being submitted for possible prosecution, said Marcus Martin, a Las Vegas police officer.
Saturday 30 October 2010
Amir Khan has revealed he could fight American superstar Floyd Mayweather next year – with the blessing and backing of friend and sparring partner Manny Pacquiao.
Sunday 18 July 2010
Wednesday 26 May 2010
The seven-times world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao checked out from a private hospital in the Philippines capital yesterday, two days after he was admitted suffering from stomach pains and fatigue.
Monday 03 May 2010
Floyd Mayweather resisted an early onslaught by his fellow American Shane Mosley to extend his unbeaten professional record to 41-0 with a unanimous points victory in their welterweight bout in Las Vegas late on Saturday night.
Saturday 01 May 2010
Floyd Mayweather has warned Shane Mosley that there is no game-plan that will be able to beat him ahead of their non-title fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas tonight. “There is no remedy on how to beat Floyd Mayweather. It’s like a difficult maths problem that no one can solve,” he said.
Saturday 01 May 2010
Having endured such a brutal season, Liverpool fans are probably entitled to a little dispensation for psychological trauma. Even so, this hardly dilutes the dispiriting meaning of a debate that has been growing for some time on Merseyside.
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