On Saturday night (Sunday morning), eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao made his long-awaited return to the ring, against Lucas Matthysse, in Malaysia.
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Once a symbol of a braver, bolder era in boxing, Manny Pacquiao’s next fight, tonight against Lucas Matthysse, seems to be cloaked in mediocrity.
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Once slotted for pay-per-view, this weekend’s welterweight bout between Lucas Matthysse and Manny Pacquiao will now be featured on ESPN+.
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Will Manny Pacquiao’s bid for another title, against Lucas Matthysse on July 15, give birth to a career resurgence or serve as his road to retirement?
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Tonight’s visit, in Fresno, California, marks just one stop in the national roadshow in which Top Rank is taking part, to bring better boxing to the masses.
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Although Lucas Matthysse vs. Manny Pacquiao has been made ‘official’ for July 14, other variables are making the welterweight title bout…not so official.
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On Saturday night, IBF junior bantamweight titlist Jerwin Ancajas looks to make the fifth successful defense of his title. Bill Tibbs reports.
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Amid a division jam-packed with talent, unbeaten 147-pound prospect Giovanni Santillan is now eyeing more significant fights, now that he’s a Top 10 player.
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It looks like ESPN’s commitment to boxing will cost you a fiver more per month, with its new over-the-top platform, an app called ESPN+. Steve Kim reports.
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It’s been a hard-luck career for two-time lightweight title challenger Ray Beltran but his third time just might be a charm. Steve Kim reports.
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