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Senate majority leader Harry Reid knows a few things about the sweet science. The Nevada democrat was an amateur boxing back in the day and even served as a boxing judge. Now, just a few days after the controversial Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight in Las Vegas, Reid wants there to be an investigation. After the judges' split decision made Bradley the winner, fans and boxing experts were outraged. And Reid wants answers. "I feel confident there's been nothing untoward," Reid told The Los Angeles Times on Tuesday. "But if an investigation makes everyone feel better, do the investigation. One of...
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Timothy Bradley says he's received plenty of death threats since winning a controversial decision against Manny Pacquiao.
The boxing world is still in an uproar over Timothy Bradley’s controversial win over Manny Pacquiao. While many believe that Pacquiao was robbed by the decision, one of the judges believes that people just don’t understand how fights are judged.
Duane Ford, one of two judges that scored the fight 115-113 in favor of Bradley, spoke to Yahoo! Sports to explain the way he saw the...
WBO light welterweight champion “Desert Storm” Timothy Bradley suffered a fractured left foot when criminally incompetent judges allowed him to steal Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao’s WBO world welterweight belt by a split decision on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Arena … Continue reading →
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What a weekend it has been. Pacquiao certainly looked as if he had thoroughly controlled Timothy Bradley, but guess what? The judges didn't seem to agree with the rest of the human world. Either way, with the Pacquiao vs. Bradley results in and the controversy still raging, it's time to go back to the rankings...
Testosterone Replacement Therapy is a big problem in MMA and it is slowly making an entrance into the world of Boxing. At this point in time a majority of boxers have no clue what TRT is and it makes sense. Old school trainers and their no non-sense approach to training see many fighters train the [...]
When boxing reality won't do, fantasy has to: Manny Pacquiao's action figure vs. Floyd Mayweather's action figure, with Manny on a flaming motorcyle and Floyd as some kind of death monk. That video came out prior to some recent events. Which action figure do you think would win in his current state -- Manny, perhaps demoralized by his bunk loss to Timothy Bradley last...
The boxing match over the weekend was fixed. It’s rather clear. Timothy Bradley “won” a split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
I’ll touch on stats for only a moment. According to the HBO broadcast, Pacquiao landed 190 of 493 power punches to Bradley’s 108 of 390. In terms of overall punches, Pacquiao...
One of boxing's major sanctioning bodies will review Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be ''clarity'' in the judging of the fight.
WBO President Francisco ''Paco'' Valcarcel said in a statement Wednesday that the WBO's championship committee...
You know what is the single most best way to find out if you won a fight or not? You go directly to the people and our very own Michael Mardones did just that as he asked fans inside the MGM who they though won the bout, with a very special cameo from former heavyweight [...]
Bob Arum, Chairman and CEO of Top Rank, said today that he has submitted a formal request to the Nevada Attorney General’s office for a full and complete inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the scoring of Saturday’s WBO welterweight championship fight between defending champion Manny Pacquiao and challenger Timothy Bradley. The Pacquiao-Bradley welterweight title...
I remember boxing. I remember 1986, when I rooted for Marvin Hagler, only to see him lose a 12-round classic to Sugar Ray Leonard. I remember being at a house party ten years later, when Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield came to blows after Tyson had taken a chunk out of Holyfield’s ear… twice. It [...]
In case you haven’t heard by now, undefeated boxer Timothy Bradley (29-0-0 12 KOs) scored a controversial split decision over heavily favored Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2 38 KOs) to win the WBO welterweight championship, a fight that many (if not all) fans believe Pacquiao dominated. The fight was scored 115-113 for Pacquiao on one card and 115-113 for [...]
Now I haven't actually seen the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley that took place on Saturday night in Las Vegas, but I heard that the decision made by the three ringside judges was anything but fair. In fact, it was one of the worst decisions in the history of boxing. Bradley was given a split-decision victory, but from all reports it was clearly a dominant performance...
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