Timothy Bradley knocked out Brandon Rios tonight in the ninth round, shortly after receiving the above, uh, inspiration from his new trainer (and ESPN analyst) Teddy Atlas. Did it work, Tim?
The week in boxing news was dominated by a fighter who isn’t even currently in training: Manny Pacquiao. Even after an uninspired and perhaps compromised performance against Floyd Mayweather, Pacquiao remains the biggest, most marketable name in the sport. And the race to be Pacquiao’s next foe—in what Pacquiao claims…
Referee Pat Russell stopped tonight’s Timothy Bradley-Jessie Vargas title fight before the final bell, believing the bout to be over and stripping Vargas of his chance to knock out a clearly dazed Bradley in the last seconds.
Manny Pacquiao avenged his loss to Timothy Bradley tonight in Las Vegas, earning back the WBO welterweight belt. But the real winner of the match was Manny's mom, whose, uh, enthusiastic praying led many observers to question if she was putting a hex on Bradley.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has called upon his state's attorney general to launch an investigation into the judges who whiffed on the decision in Pacquiao-Bradley Saturday night.
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Judge Jerry Roth can't believe anyone thought Pacquiao-Bradley was one-sided.
Manny Pacquiao got beaten by ghosts Saturday night. That's what boxing judges are. They are not necessarily former fighters, or coaches, or other knowledgeable figures. They are not necessarily anything. They are people chosen by opaque and obscure boxing commissions to decide the outcome of fights based on little…
Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley finally squared off last night after HBO's Hard Knocks for Boxing previewed the fight for us all. From the sound of it, the split decision was a monumental screw job for the Pacquiao camp.