BOXING

Sheridan: Undefeated Keith Thurman wants to Fight Manny Pacquiao

BROOKLYN — Bring on Manny Pacquiao! After sitting out for two years because of hand and elbow injuries, welterweight champion Keith Thurman won a majority decision over Josesito Lopez on Saturday night and went a step beyond trying to unify the welterweight title belts. “I would most likely definitely take the Manny Pacquiao fight this year,” Thurman said. “I feel …

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Sheridan: Undefeated Welterweight Believes Legalized Gambling Can Boost Boxing

BROOKLYN — Keith “One-Time” Thurman is not the most popular boxer in America, and nor will he ever be until Floyd Mayweather retires or heavyweight Deontay Wilder loses. But the undefeated welterweight, who makes a long-awaited comeback fight Saturday night at Barclays Center, knows that the growing popularity of legalized gambling can be the shot in the arm that the …

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GGG vs. Canelo rematch promises to be full of drama

When Gennady “GGG” Golovkin steps into the ring to defend his WBA (Super), WBC, and IBO middleweight titles against Saul “Canelo” Alvaarez in their September rematch, he will enter the ring as a -160 favorite. In their September 2017 showdown, which was scored a split draw by judges, both GGG and Canelo fought way more technical fights than what many in …

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