Premier Boxing Champions - updates

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Pacquiao camp to get 'best deal available' for next fight

Feb 18, 2020 - 10:55 PM

Paradigm Sports Management and Premier Boxing Champions vie to deliver Manny Pacquiao his first fight in 2020

STILL GOT IT. Manny Pacquiao last fought in July 2019, dominating erstwhile unbeaten Keith Thurman. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Mayweather rematch closer as Pacquiao signs to face 'top PBC fighters'

Oct 23, 2018 - 3:19 PM

Eight-weight world champion Pacquiao says he would close out his storied career by facing 'top PBC fighters'

DEVELOPMENTS. Manny Pacquiao is getting serious on facing retired Amercian boxer Floyd Mayweather in a rematch. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Unbeaten Charlo knocks Hatley cold to keep junior middle crown

Apr 23, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Charles Hatley is out before he hit the canvas after Jermell Charlo nails him with a right cross

STILL CHAMPION. Jermell Charlo enters the conversation for Knockout of the Year with a right hand shot that put Charles Hatley's lights out. Photo from Charlo's Instagram

Garcia, Thurman set for welterweight unification showdown

Jan 19, 2017 - 5:51 AM

The undefeated champions will meet on March 4 in Brooklyn to unify the WBA and WBC welterweight titles

UNIFICATION. Danny Garcia (in ring) and Keith Thurman trade words after Garcia's last fight in November. The two will meet to unify the WBC and WBA welterweight titles. Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images/AFP

Boxing: Frampton outslugs Santa Cruz to win featherweight title

Jul 31, 2016 - 4:35 PM

Carl Frampton wins a majority decision over Leo Santa Cruz to become the first two division champion from Northern Ireland

TWO DIVISION CHAMP. Carl Frampton (L) connects with a left hook on Leo Santa Cruz in a battle of unbeatens. Photo by Anthony Geather/Getty Images/AFP

Broner stops Theophane in 9, then calls out Mayweather

Apr 02, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Adrien Broner setss aside his looming legal troubles to score a technical knockout win over Ashley Theophane

PROBLEM CHILD. Adrien Broner finished off Ashley Theophane in round 9. Photo by Patrick Smith/AFP

Boxing champ Adrien Broner accused of aggravated robbery

Mar 25, 2016 - 5:18 AM

A warrant has been issued for Broner s arrest as he is accused of beating a man and robbing him to recoup gambling losses at a bowling alley

ABOUT WARRANTS. Adrien Broner, seen during a press conference to promote his WBA junior welterweight title fight against Ashley Theophane, is being sought by police in connection with a robbery which took place in his hometown of Cincinnati. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Unbeaten welterweight Thurman to defend against ex-champ Porter

Jan 24, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Both fighters are hoping to fill the void at 147 pounds left by the retirement of Floyd Mayweather Jr

WELTERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN. Shawn Porter pulled off an upset win over Adrien Broner and hopes to add WBA welterweight titleholder Keith Thurman (R) to his list of victims. File photos by AFP

Santa Cruz outlasts Mares in All-Mexico brawl

Aug 30, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Leo Santa Cruz outslugs Abner Mares to win a majority decision

BLOODY WAR. Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz left their DNA marks all over the ring at the Staples Center. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Pinoy boxer Dennis Laurente loses one-sided decision to John Jackson

Aug 03, 2015 - 12:23 PM

Laurente was knocked down in round 3 and lost all 10 rounds on 3 scorecards in his first fight on American soil since 2012

STREAK ENDED. Dennis Laurente's return to American soil did not go his way as he loses a shutout decision to John Jackson. File photo from Elorde Boxing

WATCH: Malignaggi faces retirement after TKO loss to Garcia

Aug 02, 2015 - 4:51 PM

The professional boxing career of Paulie Malignaggi may be over after suffering a ninth round technical knockout loss to Danny Garcia

MAGIC IS GONE. Paul Malignaggi, a former champion in the junior welterweight and welterweight divisions, is facing retirement after his latest defeat. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Porter silences Broner, wins unanimous decision

Jun 21, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Shawn Porter has the last laugh after handing Adrien Broner his second career defeat

Shawn Porter throws a left hook at Adrien Broner (R). Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Marvin Sonsona begins next chapter with Arrellano fight

Jun 06, 2015 - 5:29 AM

Marvin Sonsona will return to the ring for the first time in a year facing an opponent who has never been knocked out before

Marvin Sonsona (L) weighs 127.6 while Jonathan Arrellano (R) weighs 128. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

British boxer James DeGale chases title, history against Andre Dirrell

May 22, 2015 - 4:24 AM

British fighter James DeGale and American Andre Dirrell will meet on Saturday for the vacant IBF super middleweight championship

James DeGale solidified himself as a top contender with three big wins in 2014. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP