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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao set to join legendary lore of great welterweight fights

Credit: Esther Lin / Showtime

It has often been said that “as the heavyweight division goes, so goes boxing,” but that has not always been the case and, in fact, might not even be valid when viewed from a comprehensive perspective dating back to the late 19th century. In Boxing, German author Bertram Job’s epic, 420-page coffee-table dissertation on all aspects of the sweet science, he writes that, “Elegance is the trademark of the slim and nimble stars in the under 147-pound weight class that has attracted insiders and admirers of beauty like no other.”

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Tony Luis, Dennis Hogan, Jarrell Miller all slate for June 26 card in Niagara Falls

Credit: Greg Cohen

Professional boxing is returning to Niagara Falls, NY. Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Greg Cohen Promotions, in compliance with the Seneca Nation of Indians Athletic Commission, announced today that an installment of the popular “Championship Boxing on CBS Sports Network” series will be presented in the Seneca Niagara Event Center on Friday, June 26.

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Opponent named for Anthony Joshua’s May 9th stay busy fight

Credit: Lawrence Lustig

Anthony Joshua will face Rafael Zumbano Love in his Midlands debut at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on May 9. Joshua returned to action in Newcastle on April 4 with a third round stoppage win over American Jason Gavern, and the Olympic Heavyweight gold medal hero will be looking to sharpen his tools in explosive fashion in Birmingham before facing Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson on May 30.

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More weekend results: Joe Smith wins at Rockin Fights; Hogan & Barroso win on CBS Sports; Harrison & Farmer shine on FNF

Credit: Star Boxing

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing Light Heavyweight Joe “The Irish Bomber” Smith Jr. lived up to his nickname as he stopped Cory ” Black Ice” Cummings in two thrilling rounds to capture the vacant IBA Continental Americas Light Heavyweight title before a standing room only crowd last night at The Paramount in Huntington, NY.

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Photos: Hollywood Manny Pacquiao hangs with Sylvester Stallone

Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank

There was a boxing Hall of Famer at the Wild Card Gym earlier in the week. His name is Sylvester Stallone, and Rocky himself was there to check out Manny Pacquiao putting the work with trainer Freddie Roach as they prep for the May 2nd fight against Floyd Mayweather. That’s now just two weeks away, so intensity has been amped in training, and Pacquiao should be close to peaking in form.

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