Both will make tens of millions more via profits from the promotion and the pay-per-view. This is how it feels to be in the corner during a round. Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, including this weekend's fights and much more.
However, they did not make a deal by the IBF deadline, so on Thursday the organization scheduled a purse bid for Sept. ET at its offices in Springfield, New Jersey, although the sides could make a deal up to 15 minutes before the bids are unsealed. However, it seems unlikely the fight will happen because Garcia has been pursuing a fight with welterweight titlist Errol Spence for late this year or in early After one of the biggest upsets in the history of boxing, Muhammad Ali reclaimed his title.
Anthony Joshua has dismissed Tyson Fury's lineal champion claim, stating that he is the No. Anthony Joshua would spend more time doing interviews if he was allowed.
But his time is becoming more and more restricted, as Steve Bunce found out at his recent open-day. Manny Pacquiao will file a court case against Top Rank in a dispute over payments. After his impressive win, Shawn Porter leapfrogged Danny Garcia in the pound division. But what other changes appear in ESPN's boxing divisional rankings?
Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings and what's next for the fighters. Inoue, the younger brother of three-division world titlist Naoya Inoue, won by scores of , and Inoue knocked Yap down in the fifth round. Shawn Porter became a two-time welterweight world titleholder Saturday and immediately accepted the challenge of fellow titlist Errol Spence Jr. How soon will the big fight happen? Former junior welterweight world titleholder Amir Khan showed his speed and timing are still there in a convincing unanimous decision win over Samuel Vargas on Saturday.
Now he wants the big names in the pound division. With Manny Pacquiao or Kell Brook on the horizon, Amir Khan hopes to secure a fight before the end of the year after another demolition job in his second comeback fight on Saturday. All three judges scored the fight for Khan , and Junior lightweight Gabriel Flores Jr. This opportunity is a dream come true. Junior National Champion in and , became the youngest fighter ever to sign with Top Rank in business for more than 50 years when he was 16 in November He turned pro in May , four days after he turned Juan Francisco Estrada got a much tougher challenge than expected from Felipe Orucuta, but Estrada rallied down the stretch to score a unanimous decision Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
One judge had the fight for Palicte , one for Nietes while the third judge had it All three judges scored the fight for Ioka , and The choice for ESPN's fight of the year was an easy one: To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?
Canelo wasn't the only winner on Saturday Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin delivered another great fight in the ring on Saturday night, but it was once again Floyd Mayweather who stole the headlines.
Canelo takes razor-thin decision over Golovkin It went the distance again, but this time Canelo Alvarez came out on top, defeating Gennady Golovkin in a very close majority decision in their middleweight title bout Saturday night.
Canelo outpunches GGG in all-action fight. What we learned from the GGG-Canelo Alvarez rematch If there's one thing we learned above anything else, it's that 24 rounds of championship boxing isn't enough between these two.
GGG 'absolutely' wants third fight with Canelo. Atlas calls Canelo's win 'a robbery' tephen A. GGG won the fight Teddy Atlas breaks down what Gennady Golovkin did well as the larger fighter and how he should have come away victorious. The world isn't asking for a Mayweather-Pacquiao 2. Pacquiao rematch coming this year Floyd Mayweather says a rematch of his much-hyped fight with Manny Pacquiao is in the works for this year, posting a video of him jawing with Pacquiao and saying he is eyeing a December fight.
We saw it once and it was no good Another Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight would be like when your favorite '80s band heads out on tour to play the old hits: Pacquiao will be 'easy work' in December Floyd Mayweather says he'll be back in December to fight Manny Pacquiao in a rematch of their superfight. Lemieux KOs O'Sullivan in 1st round. Pacquiao came to be Max Kellerman traces the origins of Floyd Mayweather vs.
Ramirez defeats Orozco in 'wildly entertaining' fight Timothy Bradley compliments Jose Ramirez for being patient and poised in defeat of Antonio Orozco to retain his WBC junior welterweight title. The most trusted voice in sports delivered straight to your inbox.
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In August , the Yankees' superstar third baseman came under investigation by Major League Baseball's scrutiny for allegedly participating in illegal high-stakes poker games in Hollywood and Miami, one of which he reportedly helped organize.
According to published reports, cocaine was allegedly used not by A-Rod at one game and a fight broke out at another over an unpaid debt.
Rodriguez had been warned by MLB in to stay away from the underground poker scene. Here are some more notable gambling scandals from sports history. Though Shoeless Joe Jackson is the biggest name associated with the fixing of the World Series, the leftfielder did not act alone. To this day, Jackson, who boasted a.
Pete Rose was a gambling man at heart, and that's why the otherwise shoo-in Hall of Famer is still banned from baseball for betting on games, including ones he was managing with the Cincinnati Reds.
In , Major League Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti said, ''The matter of Mr. Rose is now closed. Let no one think it did not hurt baseball. In August , the year NBA referee pleaded guilty to accepting payoffs from a professional gambler for inside tips on games. Donaghy, who alleged that other refs were involved in manipulating games, was sentenced to 15 months in prison as part of a scandal that rocked the league. Boston College is one of only a select few schools to survive two major gambling scandals.
Before the football team faced accusations in , members of the basketball team were involved in a point-shaving scandal during the season. Henry Hill, one of the underworld wise guys portrayed in the organized crime movie Goodfellas , helped fix the games. The New York Post may have said it best about the Boston College football gambling scandal when it took the school's BC initials and made a front page headline of "Betting College.
Six were hit with permanent bans. College basketball has seen no worse humiliation than the point-shaving scandal involving players on several teams. Manhattan College center Junius Kellogg's report of a bribe offered by a teammate helped uncover the scandal. After an investigation, indictments were handed out and the numbers were staggering.
From , 86 college games were fixed and 35 active and former players were accused of partaking in the gambling. Twenty players, as well as 14 known gamblers, were indicted and convicted. Before he went on to star with the Cleveland Cavaliers, John "Hot Rod" Williams was the lightning rod for suspicion in a Tulane men's basketball gambling scandal. Arrested on March 27, , Williams was indicted on two counts of sports bribery and three counts of conspiracy. A mistrial ensued in his case and all charges were dropped.
A school known more for its brains than brawn was at the center of a point-shaving scandal in Just two days before the NCAA Tournament's Final Four was played in San Antonio, federal indictments charged former Wildcat starters Dewey Williams pictured and three others with fixing the outcome of three games during the season.
The ruling came after the two players were shown to have bet on NFL games and associated with unsavory gamblers. The game winner for the World Series champion Detroit Tigers was hit by three suspensions in