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Rios-Alvarado III will settle things

When Brandon Rios approached the podium at the news conference Tuesday in Denver to formally announce his third showdown with Mike Alvarado, they …

Stock Up, Stock Down for Boxing's Top Welterweight Fighters

How good is the welterweight division?<p>Ridiculously good, and that's no exaggeration.<p>Three of the 147-pound division's best talents will be on display on Saturday night, with huge implications for all fighters in a crowded and top-heavy weight class.<p>But that's what you get for operating in a …

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Chisora needs break from boxing, says coach Charles

Buncey's Boxing Podcast: Saunders, Charles, Harrison<p>Dereck Chisora's coach Don Charles believes the British heavyweight should stay away from boxing …

Boxing

Is Crawford Fighter of the Year?

A Re-Charged Bradley Vows to “Bring the Pain” to Chaves

Steve Bunce: As Dereck Chisora now knows, a boxer's best friend is the cornerman who knows when enough's enough

When Sonny Liston put just under 80 stitches in Chuck Wepner’s face during their 1970 bloodbath he was asked if Wepner was the bravest man he had …

Victor Ortiz determined to carry on

Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz has been knocked out three times in a row. He suffered a badly broken jaw in one of those fights, an injury …

Boxing

Boxing Stars Who Failed to Impress in 2014

It was kind of a down year on the boxing calendar in 2014.<p>Obviously if it was a down year overall, there had to be a few boxers who failed to impress this year. It could be that they were inactive, lost a fight they weren't supposed to or because they didn't schedule very tough opponents. …

Up-and-Coming Boxers Who Will Make Their Mark in 2015

Vasyl Lomachenko was firmly on the radar for serious boxing fans before he ever stepped into a professional ring. His progress in 2014 has been exceptional, and it seems quite possible that he will be a major star by the end of 2015.<p>The boxing scene is always on the lookout for new stars. Aside …

The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of December 8

Get your DVR ready, because Saturday night closes out 2014's big-time boxing calendar with a bang!<p>The welterweights will take center stage in Las Vegas, headlined by intriguing main events from both sides of the cable-network divide.<p>Amir Khan will meet former two-time welterweight champion Devon …

David Lemieux vs. Gabriel Rosado: Winner, Recap and Analysis

David Lemieux (33-2, 31 KOs) displayed immense power and precision in defeating Gabriel Rosado (21-9, 13 KOs) via technical knockout in the 10th round at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday night.<p>Lemieux, fighting for the first time outside of his native Canada, proved he is …

NASA Mars rover finds key evidence for lake at landing site

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Billions of years ago, a lake once filled the 96-mile- (154-km) wide crater being explored by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, bolstering evidence that the planet most like Earth in the solar system was suitable for microbial life, scientists said on Monday.<p>The new …

Discovery’s ‘Eaten Alive’ guy isn’t actually eaten alive by giant snake — and viewers are furious

Note to Discovery Channel: When you call a show “Eaten Alive” and hype it as a dude getting, um, eaten alive by a giant snake … you might want to …

HPV vaccination concerns about promiscuity deemed 'unwarranted'

Vaccinating teenage girls to protect against a virus that causes cervical cancer doesn’t increase risky sexual behaviours, as some parents have …

Mickey Rourke wins on return to boxing ring at age of 62

The Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring on Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout.<p>Rourke sent 29-year-old Pasadena native Elliot Seymour to the canvas twice in the second round before the referee stopped the fight.<p>The bout at …

Rumored Fights Boxing Fans Want to See Made

It's the moment that all boxing fans like you and me live for; the moment the bell rings to start a mega-fight.<p>Unfortunately, due to the climate of boxing politics today, we're getting fewer major fights now than in years before, but with Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum reconciling and starting to …

Kijiji Wedding Officiant Basically Ruins Ontario Wedding

Peterborough's Jessica and Casey O’Donnell had an August wedding they will never forget.<p>They had a wedding officiant from hell (hired on Kijiji) …

Terence Crawford vs. Raymundo Beltran: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

Terence Crawford will seek to further his Fighter of the Year credentials on Saturday night at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, defending his WBO Lightweight Championship against rugged challenger Raymundo Beltran.<p>Crawford took the title on the road against Ricky Burns in Scotland earlier …

Breaking Down Manny Pacquiao's Chances to Win 2014 Fighter of the Year

Manny Pacquiao surged back to the top of the sport in 2014, but did the popular icon do enough to garner serious consideration for Fighter of the Year honors?<p>Pacquiao scored two impressive wins in 2014. First, he emphatically overwhelmed top-five pound-for-pounder Timothy Bradley in April. The bout …

Post Fight Interview: Algieri Still Confident After Loss

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