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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Bernard Hopkins celebrates in the rign after defeating Beibut Shumenov in a 12 round split decision during their IBA Light Heavyweight Title fight on April 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mayweather Should Consider Hopkins Next

Bernard Hopkins wants it known he’s not chasing Floyd Mayweather, just that there is a viable option out there for a huge pay-per-view fight if the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world wants it.

04/21/2014

Bernard Hopkins (L) knocks down Beibut Shumenov during the 10th round of their IBA Light Heavyweight Title fight on April 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. Hopkins won a split decision in 12 rounds.  (Credit:  Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Bernard Hopkins Makes Easy Of Shumenov

Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 knockouts) gave the 30-year-old Shumenov (14-2, 9 KO) his first loss since 2009.

04/20/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 12: Manny Pacquiao looks on prior to fighting Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Santoliquito: Mayweather Would Make Easier Work Of Pacquiao

Once it was over, the temptation was easy to go there: Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed “back” by his multitude of minions after he vanquished the game, though out-skilled Tim Bradley last week, avenging the grave injustice that was done to “Pac-Man” the first time they fought.

04/17/2014

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Bernard Hopkins Not Overlooked Anymore

Boxing has a way of eating everything around it. It deflates bodies, bank accounts, fan interest, but it never had a chance to sink its teeth into Hopkins’ marrow.

04/16/2014

MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

Patricia "Tan Mom" Krentcil Visits XL Cabaret

New Jersey’s ‘Tan Mom’ To Step Into The Boxing Ring

New Jersey’s infamous Tan Mom Patricia Krentcil is stepping out of the tanning booth and back into the spotlight.

04/08/2014

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Danny Garcia To Defend His Titles On Showtime This Saturday

Danny Garcia flickers into the spotlight more often these days. The North Philadelphia fighter should. He’s earned the right. “Swift” is the junior welterweight world champion and the heir apparent to the legendary Bernard Hopkins to uphold the mantle of Philly fighters.

03/11/2014

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)

Mayweather Set With Marcos Maidana On May 3

Call this the twilight of Mayweather’s countdown tour. The pound-for-pound king announced that he’s going to take on power puncher Marcos Maidana.

03/11/2014

94WIP's Angelo Cataldi and Rocky director  John Avildsen

Rocky Director Avildsen: Rocky Was Supposed To Die In Rocky V

The original version of the film called for Rocky Balboa to die after a severe in-ring beating by Tommy Gunn, played by boxer Tommy Morrison.

03/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 13: DMX speaks during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party on at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Damon Feldman Picks DMX To Fight George Zimmerman In Boxing Match

Damon Feldman has made a name for himself over the years promoting many celebrity boxing matches, from Danny Bonaduce to Jose Canseco to Dustin Diamond. His newest fight is likely to be his most explosive yet.

02/05/2014

Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson: ‘Dennis Rodman Is Guilty Of Treason’

It takes a lot to shock and outrage Mike Tyson. Sounds like a job for Dennis Rodman.

01/10/2014

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Danny Garcia v Lucas Matthysse (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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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