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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

George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen. (Credit: Seminole County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Who Do You Want To Box George Zimmerman?

Zimmerman is vocal about going a few rounds in the ring. Who should challenge him to a match?

97.1 The Ticket–02/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27: A general view of Mike Tyson boxing gloves at the 'Puncher's Mark' Indiegogo Fundraiser Kick Off at Duane Park on August 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

KP Boxing Returns To The Masonic Temple Showdown For Motown III

It’s Friday Night Fight time again at the Masonic Temple, as KP Boxing returns with its third outstanding card on February 7.

97.1 The Ticket–02/03/2014

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Kronk Gym Foundation Plans To Open Rec Center

The Kronk Gym Foundation has announced plans to open a recreational facility in Detroit to honor the late Emanuel Steward.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

Prince Naseem Hamed trains with Emanuel Stewart at the Kronk Gym before his WBC and WBO Featherweight bout against Cesar Soto in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: John Gichigi /Allsport)

Emanuel Steward’s Family Wants To Revive Kronk Gym

Family of the late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward wants to bring back his former Detroit boxing gym and establish a scholarship fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 03: Oscar De La Hoya waves to the crowd before the weigh in between Floyd Mayweather against Robert Guerrero for the WBC and Vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight titles at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oscar De La Hoya Admits Himself To Rehab

Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse, just days ahead of the big fight his company is promoting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2013

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Floyd Mayweather Swags Through Press Event, Praises Alvarez For ‘Piggybacking’

The 36-year old will face one of his toughest challenges yet from the Alvarez, who has already put together a formidable 42-0-1 record at age 22.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Seth Mitchell (R) lands a right on Johnathon Banks during their NABO and WBC International Heavyweight Titles bout at Barclays Center on June 22, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Broner Wins Welterweight Title Over Malignaggi

Adrien Broner was the bigger talker and the bigger puncher Saturday night, scoring enough hard blows to beat hometown hero Paulie Malignaggi in a 12-round split decision and take Malignaggi’s welterweight title.

97.1 The Ticket–06/24/2013

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