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HBO SPORTS® TO REPLAY MANNY PACQUIAO VS. TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. I 2012 & TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. VS. RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV 2013 ON HBO2 AS A SPECIAL PREVIEW TO THE UPCOMING PACQUIAO VS. BRADLEY 2 PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT

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March 21, 2014 – Leading up to the highly anticipated world welterweight title rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. – set for Saturday, April 12 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View® – HBO Sports will present the exclusive replay of two compelling showdowns that highlight the remarkable skill and will of these competitors. On Friday, March 28 at ... Read More »

What will they say about what we said about Timothy Bradley?

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Saturday Timothy Bradley, inactive since decisioning Manny Pacquiao nine months ago, will return from exile to defend against Russia’s Ruslan Provodnikov the burnt-maroon WBO welterweight belt Bradley took from Pacquiao in June. Provodnikov, with three more knockouts in his 23 prizefights than Bradley has in 29, might well be the wrong style for Bradley, slugger to volume puncher, but wrong ... Read More »

Golovkin and Garcia, showcases and trial horses

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The June day Manny Pacquiao lost to Timothy Bradley began with a media breakfast in the airy, open interior of Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill at MGM Grand, where the company generally outpaces the fare and certainly did that morning. Most of the writers you know were there, along with Harold Lederman and other HBO employees. All were gathered to ... Read More »

Portrait of 2012’s most interesting week, part 2

Editor’s note: For part 1, please click here. *** The night American Timothy Bradley decisioned Manny Pacquiao to become only the second man to beat the Filipino in 13 years, Bradley offered a review of Pacquiao’s recent stamina needs and a preview, truthfully, of what would have befallen him against Marquez had Pacquiao remained conscious after the sixth round of ... Read More »

Portrait of 2012’s most interesting week, part 1

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The night American Timothy Bradley decisioned Manny Pacquiao to become only the second man to beat the Filipino in 13 years concluded a week of diminished electricity at MGM Grand, one with considerably less voltage in Las Vegas than previous Pacquiao fight weeks. Bradley fans didn’t travel from Palm Springs, Calif., or if they did composed such a small band ... Read More »

Looking ahead: The next pound-for-pound generation

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The furor surrounding Tim Bradley’s victory over Manny Pacquiao is more of the same in a tiresome, if not redundant, succession of lousy decisions. But there was not much argument about Pacquiao, who has been robbed more by time than judges. Speed, especially in hands once as lethal as lightning, is gone. That suggests more controversy on the scorecards for ... Read More »

Machito time, European girls and blue-raspberry slurpees

SAN ANTONIO – Saturday, Hector “Machito” Camacho Jr., fighting for the first time in 16 months, dropped an overmatched opponent on the red canvas of an outdoor ring erected in La Villita’s Maverick Plaza about a two-minute stroll from the River Walk. Meanwhile at ringside, and on message boards everywhere, and on YouTube, debate about Bradley-Pacquiao continued, though in significantly ... Read More »

Looked like a Pacquiao Landslide, but the Math Says No it wasn’t

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I did not score the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. fight two Saturdays ago. Having felt cheated out of a chance to be outraged like most everyone else last weekend, I decided to score the fight during its televised replay as part of HBO’s World Championship Boxing broadcast last night. In addition to tabulating my card for the first time, I ... Read More »

Pacquiao – Bradley does 8.96 Million at the Gate

Dan Rafael of espn.com is reporting that last Saturday night’s controversial WBO Welterweight title bout that saw Timothy Bradley wrestle the title from Manny Pacquiao did 8.96 million dollars at the gate. 13,229 tickets sold. Keith Kizer, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, released the figures on Wednesday. There were 2,070 unsold tickets for Pacquiao-Bradley and 925 complimentary ... Read More »

WBO to look into Bradley – Pacquiao fight

The World Boxing Orginization has decided to look into the controversial fight saw Timothy Bradley be awarded a split decision over Manny Pacquiao according to Dan Rafael of espn.com WBO president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, who was ringside for the fight, said his organization’s championship committee will review the fight. He said that the committee “will meet soon” and “will examine ... Read More »

Bradley to be in cast for eight weeks

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com , Newly crowned WBO Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley will be in a cast after injuring his left his left foot in his controversial title winning effort against Manny Pacquiao. “Timmy was told to keep it elevated, put ice on it and heat on it and stay off it,” said Bradley’s manager Cameron Dunkin said. ... Read More »

Bradley-Pacquiao: Allowing plenty of faults

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LAS VEGAS – The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Arts, a short cab ride from the week’s poorly cooled and hastily erected media tent outside MGM Grand Garden Arena, currently features an exhibition called “Claude Monet: Impressions of Light.” It has its charms, featuring much of Monet’s early work – dash of orange here, square of blue there – but is ... Read More »

Timothy Bradley shocks the world

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LAS VEGAS –Things did not go according to plan for Manny Pacquiao. He was more aggressive than he had been in years. He threw with abandon, luring his opponent into maniacal exchanges. He fatigued only slightly down the homestretch. And he lost for the first time since 2005. In an enormous upset whose scorecards will remain hotly debated, Californian Timothy ... Read More »

FOLLOW PACQUIAO – BRADLEY LIVE!!!

Follow all the action LIVE as Manny Pacquiao defends the WBO Welterweight title against undefeated Jr. Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley. The action begins at 7pm eastern / 4 pm in Palm Springs and 7 am in Manila with a five fight undercard that will feature two world title bouts including Mike Jones battling Randall Bailey for the IBF Welterweight title ... Read More »

The heavy: Pacquiao heavier than ever at weigh-in for Bradley

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LAS VEGAS – Manny Pacquiao is a heavy favorite. Heavier than ever. Pacquiao was at 147 pounds, a career high, at the official weigh-in Friday for his welterweight fight Saturday night at the MGM Grand with a chiseled Tim Bradley, who looked bigger across the shoulders, yet was a pound lighter at 146. It’s impossible to know whether Pacquiao’s weight ... Read More »

Weights from Las Vegas

Manny Pacquiao 147 -Timothy Bradley 146 (WBO Welterweight Championship) Jorge Arce 123.5- Jesus Rojas 123.5 Mike Jones 146.5 – Randall Bailey 146 (IBF Welterweight championship) Read More »

Pacquiao plans to do a lateral dance away from any chance of a Bradley head-butt

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LAS VEGAS – Timothy Bradley says he has worked hard to eliminate the head-butt from his attack Saturday night in bid to upset Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand. Not to worry, says Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach. Roach said it won’t happen if Pacquiao remembers to do what he has practiced throughout endless hours of training for the welterweight ... Read More »

VIDEO:MIKE JONES

Undefeated Welterweight Mike Jones talks about his showdown with Randall Bailey on the Pacquiao – Bradley card Read More »

VIDEO: TEON KENNEDY

Teon Kennedy talks to 15rounds.com./gfl.tv Marc Abrams about his world title opportunity on June 9th against Guillermo Rigondeaux on the Pacquiao – Bradley PPV card Read More »

TEON KENNEDY OVERCOMES OBSTACLES EN ROUTE TO TITLE SHOT ON JUNE 9

Philadelphia PA- Teon Kennedy (17-1-2, 7 KOs) of Philadelphia, who challenges WBA bantamweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux (9-0, 7 KOs), of Cuba, on June 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV as part of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley championship card, has had to overcome two fairly recent family life-shattering incidents that would have broken less-resolute fighters. Late in 2009, ... Read More »

Pacquiao the convert, Bradley the shameless

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Manny Pacquiao can be beaten, but this is not news because any man who ties gloves on his fists and makes combat with large and good enough men will be beaten eventually. Manny Pacquiao can be beaten by the man he faces Saturday, and this is news. It is not an outcome aficionados have allowed-for in a Pacquiao fight since ... Read More »

MIKE JONES, TEON KENNEDY, JESSE HART TRAINING CAMP NOTES

Philadelphia, PA – As training camps for Philadelphians Mike Jones, Teon Kennedy and Jesse Hart are winding down for their fights on June 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV, as part of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley championship card, all three are confident in bringing glory back home. In perhaps the biggest night-ever for Philly fighters, Jones (26-0, 19 ... Read More »