Posts Tagged Boxing

Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines  and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the U.S., left, exchange punches during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he so desperately craved, battering Algieri around the ring at will Sunday on his way to a decision win in one of the most lopsided welterweight title fights imaginable. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn’t care.

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Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the United States sits on the mat after being knocked down by WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO welterweight boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao couldn’t resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.

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Gonzalez defends WBC flyweight title

Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines lies down on ring after a knockdown by champion Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua during their WBC flyweight title bout in Yokohama, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  Gonzalez retained the title by technical knockout in the sixth round. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title.

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Pilot program means to educate New York boxers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The City University of New York and state boxing officials are starting a pilot program to educate professional and amateur fighters toward careers outside the ring.

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Pacquiao in need of signature win against Algieri

In this Nov. 18, 2014 photo, Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao, right, trains at the Cotai Arena Gym of the Venetian Resort and Casino in Macau. Pacquiao and Chris Algieri of the United States are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Team Pacquiao, Mike Young) EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES

MACAU (AP) — Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.

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