Pacquiao calls out Mayweather: Let's do it again

Manny Pacquiao has laid down the gauntlet to Floyd Mayweather to make a return to the ring for a rematch of their 2015 clash after the Filipino took the Welterweight title belt against Lucas Matthysse.

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Horn not in mix for Pacquiao's next fight

While Jeff Horn is unlikely to get his rematch with Manny Pacqiuao, he may get a megabout with controversial countryman Anthony Mundine

Atlas: Pacquiao looked good against 'heavy bag' Matthysse

Teddy Atlas gives Manny Pacquiao his props, but also acknowledges that Lucas Matthysse is an older, diminished fighter.


Wilder: 'You can't trust Eddie Hearn'

On The Boxing Beat with Dan Rafael, Deontay Wilder gives his perspective of the failed negotiations for a super-fight with Anthony Joshua.


Joshua heavyweight defense vs. Povetkin set

With a megafight against Deontay Wilder potentially next, unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua will first face mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin on Sept. 22 in London.

With Joshua-Povetkin confirmed, where does Wilder go next?

Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua will face Alexander Povetkin September 22. Is the megafight against Deontay Wilder ever going to happen? Is Tyson Fury in the picture again? Nick Parkinson has answers.

Joshua and Povetkin face off at the DAZN presser in New York. Their fight on Sept. 22 is the first boxing event in the streaming service.

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Back or not, Pacquiao's win was good for boxing

Manny Pacquiao got his first KO win since 2009 on Saturday night. What's next for him as he plays out the string on a great career?

Pacquiao-Matthysse: What we learned

Manny Pacquiao knocked out Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round t win a welterweight belt. But what did we learn from Pacquiao's sparkling display?

Fight reaction: Matthysse doomed from Round 1

Manny Pacquiao's speed and power has not waned as much as his opponents think.

Pacquiao stops Matthysse for 1st KO since '09

Manny Pacquiao turned in a sensational performance with a seventh-round knockout of Lucas Matthysse to claim a WBA welterweight belt Sunday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Pacquiao lands TKO win in return fight

Manny Pacquiao uses three knock downs of Lucas Matthysse for the TKO victory in the seventh round, his first win in over a year.


Who could be next for Pacquiao?

The win over Lucas Matthysse proves Manny Pacquiao still has a lot left in his tank. But which boxer should he fight next?

Pacquiao victorious, who is up next?

After Manny Pacquiao defeats Lucas Matthysse to record his first knockout since 2009 and 60th win, who will line up to fight him next?


Atlas: Pacquiao looked good against 'heavy bag' Matthysse

Teddy Atlas gives Manny Pacquiao his props, but also acknowledges that Lucas Matthysse is an older, diminished fighter.


Pacquiao thankful after TKO win over Matthysee

Manny Pacquiao says he is surprised by his win because Lucas Matthysse is "very tough opponent" after a TKO victory.


Pacquiao knocks out Matthysse

Manny Pacquiao finishes Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round. See how it happened.


Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring after a career-long 378-day layoff with his 60th career victory, knocking down WBA "regular" welterweight titlist Lucas Matthysse three times, the final time leading referee Kenny Bayless to stop the bout. With the victory, Pacquiao becomes the first fighter in boxing history to win a share of the welterweight title on four separate occasions, breaking a tie with Jack Britton and Emile Griffith. The knockout victory was Pacquiao's first since November 2009, when he defeated Miguel Cotto to begin his first reign as welterweight champion.

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Lopez KO's Silva, celebrates Fortnite style with backflip


Prograis defeats Velasco, gets tourney spot

Regis Prograis, widely considered to be No. 1 in the junior welterweight class, bolstered that notion with a dominating performance over Juan Jose Velasco -- and while boxing before his hometown crowd in New Orleans.

Prograis defeats Velasco by eighth-round TKO

Regis Prograis drops Juan Jose Velasco, then inflicts more damage. Velasco's corner throws in the towel, and Prograis wins by TKO in the eighth round.


Manny Pacquiao's greatest hits


Pacquiao's most important fights

Manny Pacquiao, one of boxing's all-time greats, faces Lucas Matthysse for the WBA "regular" world welterweight title on Saturday. Nick Parkinson recalls some of the key moments in Pacquiao's career.

Pacquiao's evolution from knockout artist to crafty veteran

Early in his career, Manny Pacquiao relied a lot on his power. But that hasn't been the case in his last several fights.

Pacquiao's thrill factor has declined, but he remains forever golden

There has never been a fighter quite like Manny Pacquiao, and it's unlikely there ever will be again -- not for a long while, anyway, writes Nigel Collins.

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Tepora finishes Ortega in 9th, wins interim title

Filipino boxer Jhack Tepora scored a 9th round technical knockout of Edivaldo Ortega to win the WBA interim featherweight title on Sunday.

Tepora drops Ortega with uppercut, finishes for TKO

Jhack Tepora of the Philippines defeats Edivaldo Ortega by ninth round TKO to capture the vacant WBA featherweight title.


Gonzalez edges Rivera on cards, moves to 20-0

In a competitive featherweight bout, Joet Gonzalez edged Rafael Rivera in a split decision Friday in the main event of a Golden Boy on ESPN card in Los Angeles.

Gonzalez prevails against Rivera, remains perfect

Joet Gonzalez defeats Rafael Rivera by split decision in their featherweight bout and improves to 20-0.


GGG on negotiations for Canelo rematch


GGG's promoter calls Canelo 'too big not to happen'

Gennady Golovkin's promoter, Tom Loeffler, and trainer, Abel Sanchez, discuss the first fight against Canelo Alvarez and the recent negotiations.


Kavaliauskas wins but might not get title chance

Egidijus Kavaliauskas was a unanimous decision winner over Juan Carlos Abreu, but it might not be enough to garner him a title shot this year.

Despite win, Kavaliauskas needs 'more seasoning'

Joe Tessitore, Tim Bradley and Mark Kriegel agree that Egidijus Kavaliauskas wasn't his best despite his unanimous decision win against Juan Carlos Abreu.


Egidijus Kavaliauskas (20-0, 16 KOs) stayed unbeaten with a clear unanimous decision victory over Juan Carlos Abreu (21-4-1, 19 KOs) in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN card in Fresno, California on Saturday. All three judges scored the fight for "Mean Machine" 96-94 and 97-93 (twice). Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Junior welterweight title contender Danny O'Connor was taken directly from his hotel room in Fresno, California to a local hospital with dehydration an a kidney failure after trying to make weight for his fight against titleholder Jose Ramirez. O'Connor was two pounds over and was trying to make weight ahead of the official weigh-in on Friday. He will be kept in the hospital overnight.Photo courtesy of Murphys Boxing.

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