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Steve Forbes reflects on Pac-Bradley III; says he always believed Mayweather had edge over Manny

Manny Pacquiao defeated Tim Bradley in their third encounter (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday, April 9, eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao produced a commanding victory in defeating Tim Bradley in their trilogy matchup at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Pacquiao (57-8-2, 38 KO’s) dropped Bradley (33-2-1, 13 KO’s) twice in the second half of the fight and may indeed be retiring after this victory.

PHOTOS: Manny Pacquiao emerges victorious over Tim Bradley in trilogy showdown at the MGM

Manny Pacquiao may have fought his last bout as a professional (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao defeated former two-division titlist Timothy Bradley in clear fashion.

There were several close rounds, yet Pacquiao (57-8-2, 38 KO’s) again dominated key spots over the second half of the match, dropping Bradley (33-2-1, 13 KO’s) in rounds seven and nine. Nothing is for certain regarding Pacquiao’s future, yet the Filipino icon appears to be hinting towards retirement.

Manny Pacquiao drops Bradley twice, takes decision; Tim eyeing retirement?

Manny Pacquiao defeated Tim Bradley on Saturday night (Photo: Instagram)

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By Chris Robinson

Moments ago, from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev., eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao captued a clear unanimous decision victory against friendly rival Tim Bradley.

Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KO’s) started cautiously against Bradley (33-2-1, 13 KO’s), as the two men appeared to trade the early rounds. Pacquiao’s class began to show in the middle rounds, as he began picking Bradley off with sharp counters.

VIDEO: Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley III Official Weigh-In

Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley will meet for a third time later tonight in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Later tonight, inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao will meet two-division titlist Tim Bradley in a trilogy showdown on HBO pay per view.

At yesterday’s weigh-in, Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KO’s) hit the scales at 146.5 pounds while Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KO’s) came in weighing 145.5 pounds. Pacquiao, the beloved Filipino icon, claims this will be his last official fight but there is a lingering sense that he will keep competing after this.

PHOTOS: Final Tim Bradley vs. Brandon Rios Press Conference

Tim Bradley and Brandon Rios in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

On Thursday, Nov. 5, soon-to-be opponents Brandon Rios and Tim Bradley faced off with one another at their final press conference inside of the Wynn Las Vegas ahead of their HBO-scheduled showdown this Saturday night from the Thomas & Mack Center.

Bradley (32-1-1, 12 KO’s) will put his WBO welterweight title on the line against Rios (33-2-1, 24 KO’s), a former titlist in the lightweight ranks. in a matchup that has the city and the boxing world anticipating a memorable one.

Bob Arum talks Tim Bradley vs. Brandon Rios and why Canelo may be in line for the winner

Bob Arum speaking in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

It’s once again Fight Week in Las Vegas, as we are counting down the days to this weekend’s HBO-televised battle between former lightweight champion Brandon Rios and two-division titlist Tim Bradley.

The two men collide on Saturday night from the Thomas & Mack Center for Bradley’s WBO welterweight title in a fight that doesn’t figure to disappoint.

PHOTOS: Tim Bradley survives late scare, overcomes Jessie Vargas over 12 rounds

Tim Bradley overcame Jessie Vargas on Saturday night (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Photos from the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. as two-division world champion Timothy Bradley (32-1-1, 12 KO’s) pulls out a 12-round unanimous decision victory over previously-undefeated junior welterweight titlist Jessie Vargas (26-1, 9 KO’s).

In a very competitive and fast-paced matchup, Bradley was a little too busy for Vargas, but had to survive a big scare in the final round when he was rocked in the closing seconds. The fight was stopped seven seconds prematurely in the final frame by referee Pat Russell, all the reason enough for Vargas and his team to cry foul and call for a rematch.

PHOTO: Tim Bradley arrives in Los Angeles ahead of Jessie Vargas showdown

Tim Bradley has arrived in Los Angeles ahead of his HBO matchup vs. Jessie Vargas this weekend (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

It’s about that time again for two-division world champion Timothy Bradley, who faces off with undefeated junior welterweight titlist Jessie Vargas this Saturday night inside of the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

The HBO-televised battle, set for the interim WBO welterweight belt, will show us how much Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KO’s) has left heading into a duel with a younger, seemingly fresher Vargas (26-0, 9 KO’s), who enlisted the services of the great Erik Morales for this camp after difficulties in finding time with his previous coach, Roy Jones Jr.

PHOTOS: Tim Bradley training ahead of HBO showdown with Jessie Vargas

Tim Bradley training for Jessie Vargas (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Photos from Palm Springs, Calif. as two-division world champion Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley works out with trainer Joel Diaz ahead of his upcoming clash with WBA junior welterweight titlist Jessie Vargas, set for June 27 inside of the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

The matchup, for the vacant WBO welterweight title, will see whether Vargas can live up to all the expectations that were bestowed upon him early in his career.

Trainer Joel Diaz ponders Tim Bradley’s future and reveals which fighters may be next for ‘Desert Storm’

Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves following their match in Las Vegas last month (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Following his 12-round split-draw with Argentina’s Diego Chaves on Dec. 13, former two-division titlist Tim Bradley still stands as one of the game’s most talented and marketable attractions heading into the New Year.

After all, the Chaves fight was widely-viewed as a Bradley victory despite the officials scorecards reading otherwise. Speaking with Bradley’s trainer Joel Diaz, he didn’t seem to set back with the official verdict.

Photos: Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves battle to a split-draw in Las Vegas

Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves scrapping in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, from The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, former two-division world titlist Tim Bradley  (31-1-1, 12 KO’s) and Argentina’s Diego Chaves (23-2-1, 19 KO’s) battled to a split-draw verdict after 12 rounds of spirited action.

Legendary Harold Lederman excited to see Tim Bradley back in the ring vs. Diego Chaves

Tim Bradley, left, returns to the ring in Las Vegas tonight vs. Diego Chaves (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

For longtime HBO boxing analyst Harold Lederman, it’s always a welcome site to take in former two-divison world champion Tim Bradley in action.

Bradley has become a staple on the network in recent times and his recent stretch of fights vs. Ruslan Provodnikov, Juan Manuel Marquez, and Manny Pacquiao have all delivered some form of intrigue.

Tim Bradley vs. Diego Chaves Official Weigh In from The Cosmopolitan [VIDEO]

Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves weighing in (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

As is often the case, it’s been a hectic week in Las Vegas.

With two fight cards taking place later tonight from different venues, with the MGM Grand hosting Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander and The Cosmopolitan across the street hosting the Tim Bradley vs. Diego Chaves encounter, there has been a wealth of coverage to report on.

Tim Bradley’s spirits high; ripped physique ahead of Diego Chaves showdown

Tim Bradley is once again locked and loaded headed into battle (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

If there is ever anything you can say about former two-division world titlist Tim Bradley, it’s that the Palm Springs native is always in tremendous shape.

Bradley faces off with hard-pressing Diego Chaves on Saturday night from The Cosmpolitan in Las Vegas in an HBO attraction and his pristine physique was once again on display on Wednesday afternoon.

Photos: Tim Bradley arrives in Las Vegas ahead of Diego Chaves showdown

Tim Bradley in Las Vegas ahead of his match with Diego Chaves (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Moments ago, former two-division world champion Timothy Bradley made his official arrival to Las Vegas ahead of his showdown with tough Argentinean Diego Chaves.

Tim Bradley talks commentating, Herrera vs. Benavidez, and becoming #1 pound for pound

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Tim Bradley talks commentating, Herrera vs. Benavidez, and becoming #1 pound for pound

Tim Bradley training alongside Victor Ortiz? ‘Desert Storm’ gives updates from Cali

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HustleBoss.com catches up with former WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley (31-1, 12 KO’s) in Los Angeles, as he reveals his training for his HBO date vs. Diego Chaves in December as well as what it’s been like training with Victor Ortiz.

Tim Bradley reflects back on his defeat to Manny Pacquiao

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HustleBoss.com and other outlets were on hand as former two-division world champion Tim Bradley spoke to the press about his recent loss to Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas

Manny Pacquiao pulls out a tough one over Tim Bradley in excellent rematch showdown

Manny Pacquiao entering the ring (Photo: Facebook.com)

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By Chris Robinson

Moments ago, inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, Manny Pacquiao captured a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over Tim Bradley.

The action was intense from the get-go, as the two men appeared to be trading rounds with one another through the first four frames.

Pacquiao had success with sharp lefts while Bradley countered by staying aggressive and getting in his foe’s chest. The action was hot and the crowd was caught up in all of the theatrics.

Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley face off at their final rematch presser

Coverage from Las Vegas during the Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley II fight week at the MGM Grand