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Delayed meritocracy: Kings of the Mic and Timothy Bradley

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By Bart Barry- DALLAS – Four miles southeast of this city’s downtown center stands Gexa Energy Pavilion, a 20,000-seat outdoor amphitheater whose stage Friday hosted a deep roster of pioneers in a musical genre then-known as rap – as in Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” – and now known as hip-hop. For those enchanted by the seedling genre in its great ... Read More »

Bradley back at StubHub and recalls “a war grounds”

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By Norm Frauenheim- CARSON, Calif. – Timothy Bradley returns to a place that gave him headache. A career-defining victory, too. This time, he plans to leave without the headache and only a victory over Jessie Vargas Saturday night (6:45 pm PST/9:45 pm EST on HBO) in a welterweight bout he hopes will hit the-re-set button for bigger things in his ... Read More »

Timothy Bradley flushes the anger

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By Norm Frauenheim Timothy Bradley doesn’t stay angry for too long. Maybe that’s because he’s a nice guy. Or maybe he just doesn’t have time for it. But he doesn’t let it metastasize into a career-killing grudge. That’s for a long line of angry young men in a business full of more grudges than catch-weight clauses. So it wasn’t exactly ... Read More »

WELTERWEIGHT ACTION TAKES CENTER STAGE WHEN HBO BOXING® PRESENTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. VS. JESSIE VARGAS PLUS OSCAR VALDEZ VS. RUBEN TAMAYO SATURDAY, JUNE 27

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One of the sport’s best fighters returns when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. VS. JESSIE VARGAS AND OSCAR VALDEZ VS. RUBEN TAMAYO is seen SATURDAY, JUNE 27 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from StubHub Center in Carson, Cal., exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside to call all the action, which will be available in ... Read More »

Humberto Soto injures knee; fight with Felix off

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Just a day after getting Jose Felix as a replacement foe for Ray Beltran. Humberto Soto injured his knee and his June 27 fight on the Timothy Bradley – Jessie Vargas undercard is off, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Soto is not going to fight,” said Golden Boy Promotions Eric Gomez. “He messed up his knee jogging on Tuesday. ... Read More »

JESSIE VARGAS HAS “EL TERRIBLE” NEWS FOR TIMOTHY BRADLEY!

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LAS VEGAS, NV (May 29, 2015) — Former four-division world champion and Mexican boxing icon ERIK “El Terrible” MORALES is the new trainer for undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight world champion JESSIE VARGAS. Morales, who received the call a few days ago, is already in Vargas’ Las Vegas-based training camp preparing him for the biggest fight of his ... Read More »

BOXNATION CONTINUES TO DELIVER THE BEST FIGHTS AT INCREDIBLE VALUE WITH ‘THE CHANNEL OF CHAMPIONS’ SET FOR A BLOCKBUSTER SUMMER

LONDON (22 May) – Boxing has enjoyed an incredible year in 2015 with BoxNation at the forefront having screened the biggest and best fights around. In the past few weeks alone ‘The Channel of Champions’ has shown some of the highest viewed fights in years live and exclusive including the thrilling toe-to-toe war between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, heavyweight ... Read More »

Beltran to take on Soto on Bradley – Vargas undercard

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champions Ray Beltran and Humberto Soto will meet on June 27 as part of the Timothy Bradley – Jessie Vargas undercard at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. “Adding this slugfest to the much anticipated slugfest between Bradley and Vargas just ensures another memorable night of prizefighting at the highest level at ... Read More »

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 »

MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV to Debut Friday, May 1, at 10 p.m. ET

truTV and Top Rank will partner to exclusively present the MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV, a live primetime boxing series set to debut Friday, May 1, at 10 p.m. ET. The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card ... 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 »