Kell Brook - fighting Ricky Hatton in 2013 would be ‘huge’

Kell Brook has revealed he was close to taking a fight with WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley but chose to take the mandatory route with the IBF.

Brook takes on Hector Saldivia for the mandatory position for the IBF welterweight title in Betfair’s ‘This Is It’ at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on October 20 live on Sky Sports, a route the Sheffield star and his promoter Eddie Hearn decided was the right move for the 25 year olds career.

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Malignaggi: ‘Bradley is talent-less’

WBA welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi has laid down the gauntlet to new WBO champ Timothy Bradley calling the undefeated Palm Springs man ‘talent-less’.

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WBO re-scores fight in favour of Pacquiao

The WBO yesterday announced that its five-man judging panel review of Timothy Bradley’s controversial win over Manny Pacquiao on June 9 returned a unanimous decision for the Filipino congressman.

Bradley ready to face Pacquiao or Khan

WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley has branded his promoter Bob Arum a ‘liar’ and laid down the gauntlet to Brit rival Amir Khan who he says he’ll happily face if his rematch with Manny Pacquiao fails to materialise.

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Mayweather and Pacquiao top highest-paid athletes list

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao literally put paid to the ‘boxing is dead’ proclamations this week by topping Forbes list of the highest-paid athletes in the world.

Forbes.com named Mayweather its highest-paid athlete over the last year. Mayweather earned $85 million (£54m), knocking golfer Tiger Woods out of the top spot that he has held since 2001.

Chavez Jr vs Lee weigh-in pictures

WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and challenger Andy Lee made weight ahead of their championship clash on Saturday night at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas, live on BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546).

Champion Chavez Jr clocked in at 159lbs on the button while Irish fighter Lee came in a touch heavier at 159.25lbs. And with both fighters having made weight, problems arose when Lee’s camp asked that the gloves be weighed.

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WBO to review Pacquiao vs Bradley

Timothy Bradley's controversial split-decision win over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas is to be reviewed by the World Boxing Organisation (WBO).

Bradley took the WBO welterweight title from Pacquiao on the weekend after beating him on two of the judges’ cards 115-113, with the remaining judge giving it to the Filipino star by the same score.

Bradley returns home video

Sitting on his front lawn in Palms Springs, California shortly after returning from Las Vegas, new WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley talks about his fight against Manny Pacquiao, the controversy over his win, and the injuries to both of his ankles. Bradley dismisses the fan and pundit opinion of the fight, laughs at looking more like he'd been in a car accident than a fight, and promises an even better performance in the rematch...

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Bradley: ‘Judges got it right!’

New WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley has defended his split-decision win over Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand on Saturday night claiming the judges were right to award him the fight.

Having upset the odds to end Pacquiao’s 15-bout winning streak, Bradley’s career defining night was tainted by many fight fans and pundits labelling it the biggest 'robbery' in boxing history.

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