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Khan hits jackpot with dream Vegas bout against superstar Mayweather

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Amir Khan is to do battle with Floyd Mayweather in the richest fight ever to involve a British boxer.Bolton’s former Olympic hero will meet the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in the world in Las Vegas on May 3.


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Bernard Hopkins Says He’ll Drop to 160lbs to Fight Mayweather

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Looks like everyone wants a piece of the Mayweather pie! Bernard Hopkins who is close to 50 say’s he is ready to fight “The Money Man” but Floyd is gonna have to come up to 160. I don’t see it happening but what else is out there for the pound for pound champ?


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Rumor Alert: Could Boxer Manny Pacquiao Have Parkinson’s?

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According to www.allhiphop.com

The end may really be coming for Pac Man! The word in the sports game is that he may became a victim of Parkinson’s disease. Check out the report on ESPN.

The possibility of retirement for Manny Pacquiao was raised on Thursday after neurologist Dr Rustico Jimenez speculated as to whether the Filipino was showing the first signs of Parkinson’s. According to reports Jimenez, president of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines, said he was concerned about the health of the fighter, who suffered a brutal knockout at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez at the end of 2012. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, which affects Pacquiao’s world renowned coach Freddie Roach. Dr Jimenez is concerned he can see the first signs now creeping into the physiology of the 34-year-old welterweight.

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