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By Unanimous Decision, Art Commission Approves Joe Frazier Statue

The city Art Commission has approved the design for a statue of the legendary boxer who was born in South Carolina but made Philadelphia his home.

12/04/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his majority-decision victory over Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Santoliquito: Mayweather Would Crush Pacquiao

The sell-by date has long since expired. By now, it’s been stale for at least five years. Yet, there are many that still await and clamor for a showdown between pound-for-pound best Floyd Mayweather and fan-favorite Manny Pacquiao.

11/26/2013

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Hopkins Set For Latest Light Heavyweight Defense

By now, Bernard Hopkins has burned through storylines at about the rate he’s disposed of title contenders.

10/24/2013

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Philly’s Danny Garcia May Be Next For Mayweather

It’s a perfunctory boxing ritual that can’t be helped. Danny Garcia’s victory over Lucas Matthysse was barely an hour old when talk of his next opponent was broached.

09/17/2013

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Mayweather Makes Easy Work Of Canelo

From the opening moments it was apparent Saul “Canelo” Alvarez could not stay with the faster, quicker, more-accurate punching Floyd Mayweather.

09/15/2013

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Mayweather-Canelo Figures Prove Boxing Is Far From Dead

The Mayweather-Canelo fight could possibly exceed the record-breaking 2.5 million pay-per-view buys that Mayweather-De La Hoya attracted in 2007.

09/14/2013

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Mayweather-Canelo: Who Will Win And Why

36-year-old Floyd Mayweather (44-0) will be facing undefeated 23-year-old Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, the WBC/WBA world champ (42-0-1) Saturday night in “The One,” from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

09/14/2013

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Floyd Mayweather Is Not The Greatest Of All-Time

He’d like you to believe it. He may even convince a few out there that he’s right, and they believe him. He may even believe it himself, despite the thin, diluted version of boxing today.

09/14/2013

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Philadelphia’s Danny Garcia Wants To Shock The World Again

The MGM Grand is bristling with activity. Media from all over the world fill rows of the press room, and they’re all waiting for the kid from Philly whose name was once bypassed after he won amateur tournaments.

09/13/2013

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Canelo Alvarez Is Ready For Mayweather

He sits there and does nothing. Like the words and all the hyperbole surrounding him doesn’t exist. Like Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is impervious to Floyd Mayweather’s words, taunts and anything else verbal Mayweather could find to throw at the 23-year-old Mexican junior middleweight world champ.

09/13/2013

Sweat flies from the head of boxer George Foreman as Tommy Morrison lands a punch during their 12-round fight. (credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison Dies At 44

Tommy Morrison, the former heavyweight champion who stood toe-to-toe with Lennox Lewis and George Foreman and later tested positive for HIV, died Monday. He was 44.

09/02/2013

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Boxer Bernard Hopkins Wins Philadelphia’s Wanamaker Sports Award

At age 48, his remarkable career is still going strong.

06/20/2013

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Bernard Hopkins July Bout With Murat Called Off

Bernard Hopkins’ defense of his IBF light heavyweight title against Karo Murat has been canceled because Murat could not get a visa from the State Department

06/14/2013

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Larry Holmes Wins Latest Fight

Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes has won a legal round in a towing dispute at his eastern Pennsylvania restaurant.

05/21/2013

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Gargano: Fight Night Must Survive

Fresh off a trip to Las Vegas for Floyd Mayweather’s last fight, Anthony Gargano hopes that boxing survives.

05/10/2013

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