Manny Pacquiao dismisses fighting Amir Khan this year after beating Keith Thurman to win welterweight title

Manny Pacquiao appeared to rule out a possible showdown with Amir Khan in November after winning his WBA welterweight title showdown with Keith Thurman in Las Vegas. Pacquiao, 40, became the oldest welterweight champion in history by defeating Thurman in a split decision at the MGM Grand. Khan claimed earlier in the week that he and Pacquiao had both signed […]

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Pacquiao vs. Thurman results: Twitter reacts to Manny Pacquiao’s stellar performance vs. Keith Thurman

Boxing fans were looking forward to an exciting fight between two of the best in the world, with WBA (Regular) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and WBA (Super) welterweight champion Keith Thurman battling at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 40-year-old Pacquiao came out firing from the outset and knocked down Thurman in the first round. He never […]

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Spence Jr., Porter to square off Sept. 28 in LA

LAS VEGAS — Welterweight world titleholders Errol Spence Jr. and Shawn Porter have talked about their desire to unify belts and now they will get their chance — against each other in a highly significant fight. They will square off on Sept. 28 at Staples Center in Los Angeles in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card on […]

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Source: Dadashev undergoing surgery after loss

OXON HILL, Md. — Previously undefeated Maxim Dadashev was taken to a hospital following his 11th-round loss to Subriel Matias on Friday night and was undergoing surgery because of brain swelling, a source told ESPN’s Bernardo Osuna. After trainer Buddy McGirt threw in the towel after Round 11 of the IBF 140-pound eliminator, Dadashev needed assistance leaving the ring and […]

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Boxer rushed to hospital after TKO

Boxing fans were left in shock watching the ugly scenes unfold in front of their eyes following a nasty defeat on Saturday. The previously undefeated Maxim Dadashev was comprehensively beaten by Subriel Matias with his corner throwing in the towel after the 11th round. It was then things turned scary as Dadashev had to be helped from the ring before […]

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Ringside Seat: Will Thurman be too much for Pacquiao at 40?

LAS VEGAS — The welterweight division is the deepest in boxing. It’s one with big-time star power, where a number of major fights can be made with relative ease because most of the top guys at 147 pounds reside under the same Premier Boxing Champions umbrella. Two of those fighters are world titlist Keith Thurman and the still-formidable secondary titleholder […]

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