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TIMOTHY BRADLEY vs. JESSIE VARGAS 12-ROUND WELTERWEIGHT RUMBLE Saturday, June 27 at StubHub Center Live on HBO World Championship Boxing®

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LOS ANGELES (May 18, 2015) — Former two-division world champion and highly-rated pound for pound fighter TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY JR. and undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight world champion JESSIE VARGAS will make their long-awaited 2015 debuts when they square off in a 12-round welterweight rumble, Saturday, June 27, under the stars at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. ... Read More »

PUERTO RICAN LEGEND MIGUEL COTTO SET TO DEFEND WORLD TITLE AGAINST DANIEL GEALE ON JUNE 6 LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (May 13) – BoxNation will air the return of Puerto Rican legend and reigning WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto live and exclusive on June 6 as he steps in against former two-time world champion Daniel Geale. The 34-year-old superstar Cotto will return to New York, where he has enjoyed much success, as he fights for the first time at ... Read More »

Bradley to take on Vargas on June 27

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Former Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley will take on WBA Super Lightweight champion Jessie Vargas on June 27 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. “Vargas is a good, little fighter,” Bradley told ESPN.com. “He’s a world champion, and he has to be respected. This is another good fight, another good opponent. I’m always fighting good competition. He’s undefeated. I think ... Read More »

HBO SPORTS® TO REPLAY MANNY PACQUIAO VS. TIMOTHY BRADLEY II 2014, MANNY PACQUIAO VS. MIGUEL COTTO 2009 & MANNY PACQUIAO VS. OSCAR DE LA HOYA 2008 ON HBO2 AS A SPECIAL PREVIEW TO THE UPCOMING MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT

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April 2, 2015 –Fight fans captivated by the fast-approaching welterweight unification title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao can enjoy a revealing look at Pacquiao’s brilliant ring career when HBO Sports presents three of his all-time classic bouts back-to-back. On Friday, April 17 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and Saturday, April 18 at 8:15 a.m. (ET/PT), HBO2 will replay Pacquiao ... Read More »

TIM BRADLEY / DIEGO CHAVES MAURICIO HERRERA / JOSE BENAVIDEZ ANDY LEE / MATT KOROBOV / MIKAEL ZEWSKI LAS VEGAS MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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LAS VEGAS, NV (December 10, 2014) — World championship boxing returns to The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas this Saturday! Former two-division world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY, JR. is back in the ring, facing one-time interim world champion DIEGO “La Joya” CHAVES, in a 12-round welterweight rumble. The co-main events will feature two world championship battles — ... Read More »

HBO World Championship Boxing Saturday Night from Las Vegas: Bradley vs. Chaves, Korobov vs. Lee, Herrera vs. Benavidez

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A talented international cast takes the spotlight in Las Vegas when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. VS. DIEGO CHAVES, MATT KOROBOV VS. ANDY LEE AND MAURICIO HERRERA VS. JOSE BENAVIDEZ is seen SATURDAY, DEC. 13 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the ... Read More »

TIMOTHY BRADLEY, Former Two-Division World Champion, Joined by Trainer JOEL DIAZ and Top Rank Vice Preside CARL MORETTI Conference Call Transcript, Thursday, December 3 From Training Camp in Palm Springs, California

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CARL MORETTI: December 13 will be Tim Bradley’s return to the ring against Diego Chaves who we expect to be 100%. No Visa drama for Diego like the last time for the Brandon Rios fight. Diego has been training for three months and arrives in Las Vegas this weekend. I know Tim is extremely focused on this fight – it’s ... Read More »

TIMOTHY “DESERT STORM” BRADLEY TO BE HONORED WITH HIS OWN STAR ON THE PALM SPRINGS WALK OF STARS

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PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. — The Palm Springs Walk of Stars will honor former two-division world champion professional boxer, humanitarian and Coachella Valley resident, TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY JR., with the 377th Golden Palm Star on The Palm Springs Walk of Stars during a star dedication ceremony This Saturday! December 6, at Noon PT, at 110 N. Palm Canyon Drive. The ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO VS. TIMOTHY BRADLEY II 2014 & CHRIS ALGIERI VS. RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV 2014 ON HBO2 AS A SPECIAL PREVIEW TO THE UPCOMING PACQUIAO VS. ALGIERI PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT

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Nov. 7, 2014 – Leading up to the highly anticipated welterweight world title bout between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri – set for Saturday, November 22 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 combatants. On Friday, Nov. 14 at 11:00 ... Read More »

MATT KOROBOV vs. ANDY LEE WORLD MIDDLWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT ADDED TO BRADLEY-CHAVES/HERRERA-BENAVIDEZ EVENT

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LAS VEGAS, NV. (October 23, 2014) – The exciting world championship boxing event, featuring the Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley vs. Diego “La Joya” Chaves 12-round welterweight rumble and the MAURICIO “El Maestro” HERRERA vs. JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR. World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim Super Lightweight World Championship, taking place Saturday, December 13, inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas ... Read More »

THIS FRIDAY! Bradley vs. Chaves/Herrera vs. Benavidez Tix Go On Sale

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LAS VEGAS, NV (October 20, 2014) — Former two-division world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY JR. returns to the ring where he will battle one-time interim welterweight world champion DIEGO “La Joya” CHAVES in a 12-round welterweight rumble, Saturday, December 13, inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (3708 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109). The ... Read More »

Herrera to defend Interim title against Benavidez on Bradley – Chaves card on December 13

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Interim Super Lightweight titlist Mauricio Herrera will defend his belt against undefeated prospect Jose Benavidez on December 13 as part of the Timothy Bradley – Diego Chaves televised undercard in Las Vegas. “He’s ready to fish or cut bait,” said Benavidez promoter Bob Arum. “You got to take a shot at some point. He wanted this fight. You win, you ... Read More »

Timothy Bradley to face Diego Chaves on December 13 in Las Vegas

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Former two-division champion Timotht Bradley will take on Diego Chaves on December 13 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas and will be televised on HBO according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I’m excited to get back into the ring and showcase myself,” Bradley told ESPN.com on Thursday night. “Chaves is not that well known but the boxing fans know ... Read More »

Pacquiao-Bradley 2: Settling scores

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By Bart Barry- LAS VEGAS – Having scored the first match between American Timothy Bradley and Filipino Manny Pacquiao the wrong way from ringside, I found myself situated in a spot from which scoring was impossible at the rematch. With the back wall as my headrest, peering at the ring from a seat meters above the ceiling camera and a ... Read More »

It’s Unanimous: Pacquiao gets back what he lost with a decision over Bradley

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LAS VEGAS – It wasn’t everything Manny Pacquiao promised. But it was enough, more than enough to put his Filipino presidential ambitions on hold. Pacquiao’s boxing career and his place in the pound-for-pound debate stayed very much alive with a unanimous decision Saturday night over Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand. A piece of the welterweight title lost in a ... Read More »

Weights from Las Vegas

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Manny Pacquiao 145 – Timothy Bradley 145.5 Ray Beltran 134.5 – Arash Usmanee 135 Bryan Vasquez 130 – Jose Felix 130 Oscar Valdez 129 – Adrian Perez 130 Photo by Chris Farina / Top Rank Read More »

No Villains: On any scale, Bradley and Pacquiao make for a good sequel

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By Norm Frauenheim LAS VEGAS – It’s a fight without a villain. Timothy Bradley tried to play the role Friday at the weigh-in for his rematch with Manny Pacquiao. He arrived on stage wearing black and to pounding rap. His eyes were hidden by sunglasses. His headphones were an appropriate red. But only the Devil wears Prada. There’s no costume ... Read More »

THE OFFICIAL PACQUIAO-BRADLEY 2 PREDICTIONS RELEASE

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It’s another nail-biter with Pacquiao and Bradley waging a fight of the year type bout. I just think Bradley is on the upswing, swelling with confidence after his two recent wins while Pacquiao is on the way down. As a result, I see Bradley controlling the bout with his superior boxing ability and winning a split decision, further nudging Pacquiao ... Read More »

HBO® SET TO TELECAST “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2” FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

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April 11, 2014 –- Boxing fans can get a ringside seat for one of the sport’s most dramatic pre-fight activities when HBO telecasts “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2,” the world championship fight weigh-in, featuring welterweight rivals Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. The 30-minute special airs Tonight at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. Hosted by Jim Lampley, the fast-moving program will ... Read More »

NO MORE MR NICE GUY! PACQUIAO VOWS TO RECAPTURE WORLD TITLE BY RETURNING TO HIS RUTHLESS PAST LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (April 11) – Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao believes his role as challenger in his world title bout with Tim Bradley this weekend will inspire him to victory. The Filipino superstar has cut a calm and relaxed figure throughout fight week as he looks to avenge his controversial 2012 loss to the Californian Bradley, live and exclusive on BoxNation. It ... Read More »

PACQUIAO – BRADLEY 2 WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (April 10, 2014) – Pound for pound titans, Fighter of the Decade MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (55-5-2, 38 KOs), the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani Province in the Philippines, and undefeated two-division world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY (31-0, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif., will step on the scale for the Official Weigh-In of their eagerly-anticipated ... Read More »

Compassion a double-edged dilemma for Pacquiao

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By Norm Frauenheim– LAS VEGAS – A compassionate Manny Pacquiao can’t win. That’s the popular theory, anyway. Pacquiao Freddie Roach introduced it. Media and fans have been repeating it ever since. But compassion is also the reason Pacquiao is still fighting. That’s Timothy Bradley trainer Joel Diaz’s theory. “A lot of people need him,’’ Diaz said. Diaz said Thursday that ... Read More »

Pacquiao to get $20 million guarantee for Bradley rematch

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Manny Pacquiao is set to earn a guarantee of at least $20 million with a chance for an upside in his Pay Per View fight this Saturday night against Timothy Bradley. Their official purses for their rematch on Saturday night (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand are $6 million apiece, according the contracts filed ... Read More »