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US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., (L) punches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their welterweight unification boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO - JOHN GURZINKSI

Freddie Roach eager for Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather rematch

Trainer Freddie Roach said Wednesday he hopes Manny Pacquiao can set up a rematch with Floyd Mayweather after the Filipino legend takes care of business against Keith Thurman in Las Vegas this month.

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Unbeaten British heavyweight Tyson Fury heightened demand Saturday night for a rematch against undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

Tyson Fury: I‘ll beat Deontay Wilder next time

Britain's Tyson Fury says he will beat Deontay Wilder in a world heavyweight title rematch that looks set to take place early next year.
Africa Games 2015 boxing gold medalist,Oluwafemi “The Eagle” Oyeleye beat Ramón “Dinamita” Meza to win the World Boxing Council/Fecarbox (Central American Boxing Federation) Intercontinental (Silver) title on Saturday at the Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno Auditorium, Tijuana, Mexico.

“The Eagle” Oyeleye win WBC/CABF intercontinental Belt

Africa Games 2015 boxing gold medalist, Oluwafemi “The Eagle” Oyeleye, beat Ramón “Dinamita” Meza to win the World Boxing Council/Fecarbox (Central American Boxing Federation) Intercontinental (Silver) title on Saturday at the Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno Auditorium, Tijuana, Mexico.

Conor McGregor announces his retirement

Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor has announced his retirement on Twitter.

Manny Pacquiao polls Twitter on who to fight next

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao took to social media to poll millions of fans on who they think should be his next opponent, having brushed off calls to hang up his gloves after turning 40.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor was arrested in South Florida for stealing and smashing the mobile phone of a fan who was trying to take his photo, police said.

UFC star Conor McGregor arrested after smashing fan’s phone

Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor was arrested in South Florida for stealing and smashing the mobile phone of a fan who was trying to take his photo, police said.
Manny Pacquiao has successfully defended his WBA welterwight title, beating Adrien Broner by unanimous decision in Las Vegas.

Manny Pacquiao says his career enjoying turnaround, after dominating Adrien Broner

World Boxing Association welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao says contrary to the belief by many that his career is finished, he is rather enjoying a career turnaround.
Manny Pacquiao, right, and Adrien Broner are fighting for the WBA regular welterweight title. Joe Camporeale-USA Today Sports

Manny Pacquiao beats down Adrien Broner in 12-round US fight

Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 knockouts) was declared the winner by unanimous decision Saturday at a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in the main event of a Showtime Pay-Per-View. Two judges scored it 116-112; the other tally was 117-111. The Ring scored it 118-109.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 14, 2018 Philippines' Manny Pacquiao attends the weigh-in in Kuala Lumpur ahead of his world welterweight boxing championship bout against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse on July 15. - Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details November 19, 2018 in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquaio owns the World Boxing Association's regular welterweight crown, a step below US unbeaten WBA 'super champion' Keith Thurman, after stopping Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in July at Kuala Lumpur -- his first knockout win since 2009. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Manny Pacquiao lighter for Las Vegas return

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales half a pound lighter here Friday for his WBA welterweight title bout against Adrien Broner.
Undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr joined Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus team-mates to celebrate their Italian Super Cup win over AC Milan.

Floyd Mayweather celebrates with Juventus for winning Super Cup

Undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr joined Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus team-mates to celebrate their Italian Super Cup win over AC Milan.
US boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr (R) fights against Kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa of Japan (L) during their exhibition match at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on December 31, 2018. Floyd Mayweather beat Japanese kickboxing phenomenon Tenshin Nasukawa by a technical knock-out in the first round of a New Year’s Eve “exhibition” bout that brought the US boxing superstar out of retirement. Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP

Floyd Mayweather floors Japan’s Tenshin Nasukawa in just two minutes

Floyd “Money” Mayweather beat Japanese kickboxing phenomenon Tenshin Nasukawa by a technical knockout Monday after just two minutes of a New Year’s Eve “exhibition” bout that brought the US boxing superstar out of retirement for a big pay day.
US boxing superstar Floyd “Money” Mayweather will return to America $88m richer on Monday after fighting undefeated Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa.

Tenshin Nasukawa vows to ‘take down’ Floyd Mayweather

Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa has vowed to “take down” boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in their three-round exhibition match in Japan on Monday.
US boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr speaks to the media during a press conference at a Tokyo hotel on December 29, 2018. Mayweather will fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin “Ninja Boy” Nasukawa in Saitama on December 31. Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP

For relaxed Floyd Mayweather, Japan fight ‘all about entertainment’

US boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather said Saturday his focus was on entertaining the fans during his New Year’s Eve fight with Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa near Tokyo.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 29, 2015, boxer Manny Pacquiao (L) talks with his trainer Freddie Roach during a news conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Roach has agreed to reunite with Pacquiao for the Filipino fighter's bout with Adrien Broner in January, it was reported on November 21, 2018. A Sports Illustrated report, citing a text message from Roach, said he had agreed to work with Pacquiao again following late-night talks with the fighter on November 20. "Manny reached out directly," Roach was quoted as saying. "We sat together one-on-one. I'll be in his corner Jan 19." (Photo by Ethan Miller / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Manny Pacquiao says trainer Roach ‘never left’ his team

Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday that veteran trainer Freddie Roach never left his orbit, despite a public split, and was helping the Filipino boxing legend get ready for his upcoming bout in Las Vegas.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 14, 2018 Philippines' Manny Pacquiao attends the weigh-in in Kuala Lumpur ahead of his world welterweight boxing championship bout against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse on July 15. - Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details November 19, 2018 in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquaio owns the World Boxing Association's regular welterweight crown, a step below US unbeaten WBA 'super champion' Keith Thurman, after stopping Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in July at Kuala Lumpur -- his first knockout win since 2009. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Manny Pacquiao teases Floyd Mayweather rematch after January bout

Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao revealed Monday he has spoken with Floyd Mayweather about a possible sequel to their 2015 super fight, but said no decision would be taken on a rematch until the New Year.
Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa will face each other on New Year's Eve. REUTERS

Promoter: Floyd Mayweather, kickboxer will aim to ‘knock out’ in exhibition

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr and a Japanese kickboxer half his age will be aiming to knock each other out next month, despite the match-up being an exhibition, the fight’s Japanese promoter said Saturday.
This handout photograph taken by Rizin Fighting Federation on November 5, 2018 shows US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) posing with his opponent, Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa (R) during a press conference in Tokyo to announce their fight. - Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr said on november 5, 2018 he will come out of retirement to fight Japanese kickboxer half his age Tenshin Nasukawa, on New Year's Eve in Saitama. (Photo by Handout / RIZIN FIGHTING FEDERATION / AFP) /

Japanese promoter insists Floyd Mayweather will compete at MMA event

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s proposed fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa will definitely go ahead on New Year’s Eve, according to the CEO of the promotional company organising the mixed martial arts event.

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