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Pacquiao vs. De La Hoya

  • Is De La Hoya done?

    By Brett Okamoto · Dec. 7, 2008 · 2 AM

    After a 16-year career that placed boxer Oscar De La Hoya at the forefront of the sport, the 10-time champ may have seen his final minutes in a ring through a badly swollen left eye Saturday night.

  • Dream Comes True for Pacquiao

    By Voja Radosavljevic · Dec. 7, 2008 · 2:46 AM

    Dream Comes True for Pacquiao

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    Manny Pacquiao defeated Oscar De La Hoya in the long awaited "Dream Match" at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night. Pacquiao won with an eighth-round TKO.

  • De La Hoya-Pacquiao

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    Manny Pacquiao left little doubt Saturday night to whom the best boxer on this planet is. He jumped up two weight classes and easily defeated one of the sport's all-time best in Oscar De La Hoya. The fight ended when De La Hoya's corner threw in the towel after the eighth round.

  • Lopez weighs in with comedy

    By Andy Samuelson · Dec. 5, 2008 · 5:30 PM

    It didn’t really matter though, comedian George Lopez more than made up for their silence — cracking plenty of ethic jokes and keeping the crowd entertained before the two welterweights tipped the scales well under the 147-pound limit.

  • Recession-proof fight? Promoter says so

    By Jeff Haney · Dec. 4, 2008 · 2 AM

    Those who track such arcane segments of the business are reporting that preliminary sales of the pay-per-view broadcast of Saturday night’s Oscar De La Hoya-Manny Pacquiao fight have been encouraging. The figures are so strong, in fact, they’re outpacing the numbers put up by De La Hoya’s bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in May 2007.

  • All In: Pacquiao-De La Hoya

    By Alex Adeyanju · Dec. 4, 2008 · 4:30 PM

    Dream Duo Meets The Press (Again)

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    All In host Alex Adeyanju and Sun writer Andy Samuelson break down how the weight class changes will affect this weekend's Dream Match between Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya.

UFC 160
Velasquez and dos Santos end night with knockout wins

UFC 160 Champion Cain Velasquez used his punches. No. 1 ranked contender Junior dos Santos opted for a head-kick. Their knockout victories on the annual Memorial Day weekend card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena — over Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Mark Hunt, respectively — landed them back in a familiar position. Before the end of the year, Velasquez and dos Santos will meet again. It will mark the third time the world's two best heavyweights share the octagon. It will also break their current tie of one win apiece. As confident as Velasquez is that he can become the elusive long-reigning heavyweight champion, dos Santos is equally convinced that he'll right his last loss.

Main Card Results
Cain VelasquezAntonio "Bigfoot" SilvaTKO
Junior dos SantosMark HuntKnockout
Glover TeixeiraJames Te HunaSubmission
T.J. GrantGray MaynardTKO
Donald CerroneK.J. NoonsUnanimous Decision

Fight Schedule
DateEventHeadlining MatchLocation
April 11 UFC Fight Night 39 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
April 12 Boxing: Bradley vs. Pacquiao II Tim Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao Las Vegas: MGM Grand Garden Arena
April 16 UFC Fight Night 40 Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy Quebec City, Quebec
April 19 UFC on Fox 11 Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum Orlando, Fla.
April 19 Boxing: IBF/WBA junior featherweight title Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov Washington D.C.
April 26 UFC 172 Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira Baltimore

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