Found June 21, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
In response to Timothy Bradley’s suspect split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao on June 9 at the MGM Grand Arena in “Sin City,” Arizona Senator John McCain and Nevada Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday introduced legislation that would … Continue reading →

Judges' review: Pacquiao won fight

The WBO had some judges review the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight that ended with a controversial decision. Their findings ...

WBO Review Means Manny Pacquiao Wins... Nothing

If nothing else, the WBO review of Manny Pacquiao's loss to Timothy Bradley means we can all feel better about our sanity and can trust our own eyes.Actually, it really does mean nothing else. Sure, five other judges took a look at the fight and all of them scored it for Pacquiao. That's hardly surprising, and it's pretty easy for them to have done so after the fact....

AG rules on Pacquiao-Bradley bout

The state attorney general in Nevada says she found no illegalities and no criminal wrongdoing in boxer Manny Pacquiao's controversial split-decision loss to Timothy Bradley in a welterweight title fight last month in Las Vegas. An aide to Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto on Tuesday called the matter closed. Top Rank chief executive Bob Arum manages both fighters. He...

All five WBO judges who reviewed fight gave it to Manny Pacquiao, but decision won’t be overturned

Boxing’s leadership and phony organizations remain as pointless as ever. The WBO, which gave Timothy Bradley a shot at Manny Pacquiao’s welterweight champion belt on June 9 in Las Vegas, conducted a review of the controversial decision. All five WBO judges who reviewed the fight scored it in favor of Pacquiao. In fact, Pac Man won 9 rounds to 3 on average based on these judges’...

Timothy Bradley Says He Wants A Rematch Against Manny Pacquiao

Tuesday night, Timothy Bradley sat down for a live internet chat interview where he claimed he wanted a rematch against Manny Pacquiao, who he fought just 10 days ago and won (via) a split decision.The Desert Sun in Palm Springs hosted the live interview, were Bradley discussed the harsh and sometime painful aftermath of the fight against Pacquiao. "The first couple of days...

Manny Pacquiao Wins WBO Review, Wants Bradley Again

Manny Pacquiao says he wants a rematch with Timothy Bradley after a five-judge panel assembled by the WBO championship committee unanimously favored the Filipino fighter in a video review. Pacquiao said Thursday he would prefer a rematch rather than Bradley giving up the WBO welterweight title that he won on a split decision because “people may think I just usurped it.” The...

Manny Pacquiao recovers from Timothy Bradley loss by buying a helicopter (Video)

Fresh off his controversial loss to Timothy Bradley, Manny Pacquiao has gotten himself his own helicopter. A way to cheer himself up? Not exactly. Pacquiao says the chopper is for traveling between his home province in the Philippines and the capital Manila, where of course he is a congressman. So, the purchase isn’t strictly for luxury. That’s what his yacht is for. The ...

The Pacquiao-Bradley fix continues as a rematch looms

I still contend that Manny Pacquiao was in on the fix. The 33 year old fighter only has a few good years left, and without the Floyd Mayweather bout in his future he had nothing to sell. His last few fights have been dogs. Interesting is dropping, quickly. His  fight against Timothy Bradley didn’t sell [...]

BPA: Boxing ain’t dead if Mayweather & Pacquiao are top 2 money makers in sports

Interesting news came from the world of sports this week when Forbes Magazine announced that their annual list of top paid athletes is headed by two boxers, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at #1 and #2 respectively. Its with great pride that the promoters involved in The Boxing Promoters Association had such a prominent role in re-establishing boxers as the top paid athletes...

HBO Boxing: It’s All Part of Their Plan

It's All Part of the Plan

Quick Jabs: YURIORKIS GAMBOA! Settles His Business; WBO Completes Pointless Manny Pacquiao Vs. ...

In a year where there are very, very few Fight of the Year candidates so far, fights that are even borderline candidates have a real chance of ending up as the default FOTY. There's Kazuto Ioka-Akira Yaegashi (strawweight) from this week. Me, friend of the site Adam Abramowitz and some others were recently discussing the FOTY candidates, which, again, by default, includes...

Pacquiao wants rematch with Bradley

Manny Pacquiao says he wants a rematch with Timothy Bradley after the sanctioning body reviewed their controversial bout of June 9 and said the Filipino fighter should have been given the decision.

As Manny Pacquiao’s employee, Bob Arum needs to do his job and make Timothy Bradley rematch

Despite the recommendation made by a five-member international judging panel for the WBO, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said today a rematch pitting WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley against Manny Pacquiao will be difficult to organize. Incompetent judges allowed … Continue reading →

If Floyd Mayweather isn’t interested, Timothy Bradley will consider scrapping Amir Khan

After avoiding “King Khan” like anthrax for roughly two-years, WBO welterweight titleholder “Desert Storm” Timothy Bradley told the Desert Sun today that he is considering fighting former IBF and WBA world light welterweight champion Amir Khan in the near future. … Continue reading →
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