| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
The open wounds stopping fighters from rival promoters Top Rank and Golden Boy from squaring off are showing no signs of healing, making Timothy Bradley’s quest to land a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight difficult.
“I’ve tried to reach out...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whither goest the sport of boxing these days?
How about to a country where it was banned in 1959 and not allowed back until 1986? That would be China.
This is promoter Bob Arum's grand plan. He has had many over six decades of promoting the sport, and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:14 AM
In the buildup to his Nov. 23 fight with Brandon Rios in Macau, Manny Pacquiao will be blogging his thoughts about the fight each week. A portion of his third blog appears below, courtesy of HBO. In it, Pacquiao discusses his thoughts on his last two...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s training camp in the Philippines was not disrupted by last week’s Typhoon Haiyan, which has resulted in up to 2,500 deaths, but trainer Freddie Roach said Wednesday the boxer’s thoughts have certainly been distracted....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:02 PM
In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- who would win?
Come on, you knew the question was coming, yet again, after Pacquiao's dominating victory over Brandon Rios on Saturday night to show he was back to form after consecutive losses.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez has instructed his Mexico-based promoter that he plans to fight twice more.
Marquez, 40, is additionally a prominent candidate to be Manny Pacquiao's next opponent, his U.S. promoter, Bob Arum, told The Times on Wednesday.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. left HBO and created the most lucrative pay-per-view fight of all time in September when he defeated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Showtime.
That’s a departure that still stings HBO.
Yet, the premium network rallied...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped short of giving sports fans his Christmas present to the world, but he did deliver some comic relief in producing a Twitter post photo montage he described as his “Christmas card to the world.”
Four photos show...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Desde algún tiempo muchos comentan que el boxeo está en decadencia, pero sólo hay que pasar revista a la acción en los cuadriláteros durante el 2013 para ver que aquellos que están colocando el último clavo al ataúd de este deporte lo están haciendo de...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:13 PM
LAS VEGAS — The promotion model for Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s remaining four fights has changed after his latest display of brilliance.
From now on, his co-promoter and pay-per-view executive said late Saturday, his fights will be sold as...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:02 PM
In a reaction to the dubious judging of fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in the last 16 months, Nevada has altered its selection process for judges and referees.
Starting with Saturday night’s World Boxing Organization...