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MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

Former boxer and inductee Mike Tyson arrives at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame inaugural induction gala at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino on Aug. 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Tyson: ‘I’m On The Verge Of Dying Because I’m A Vicious Alcoholic’

Former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson opened up and revealed the demons he has been battling following his first promotional fight card Friday night.

08/24/2013

Mixed Martial Arts (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Sport)

State Senate Approves Mixed Martial Arts Bill

By STEPHEN KALIN    Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Mixed martial arts competitions could soon be hosted across Connecticut after the General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to lift a ban on the sport. […]

06/05/2013