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The fans have spoken and they’ve picked Floyd Mayweather Jr. by an overwhelming margin to be Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent when he returns to the ring in June or July. Pacquiao, 40, created a four-fighter poll on his Twitter site asking his boxing fans to select his next opponent from the small list of fighters: Mayweather Jr., Keith Thurman, Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter.

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After three years out of the ring, former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs says he’s going to be making a comeback on June 15. Briggs, 46, didn’t go into details, but he’s saying he’s going to be back on the 15th of June. Briggs claims that Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has been trying to keep him out of the game, and he says he sees him as a “chump.”

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24 MARCH 2019 - MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Camarines Sur-native Michael “Gloves on Fire” Dasmarinas stunned Kenny “Big Heart” Demecillo, and won by unanimous decision, in the IBF eliminator fight held at the Resorts World Saturday night in front of a packed crowd, which included 8-division world champion boxer and Senator Manny Pacquiao in the audience.

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COSTA MESA (March 23, 2019)— Kubrat Pulev wanted to send a resounding message to the big names of the heavyweight division, and he did so by scoring an emphatic knockout victory in front of a sold-out crowd at The Hangar.

After recovering from a flurry of punches that caused a dangerous cut on his left eyebrow in the fourth episode, the Bulgarian contender blasted Bogdan Dinu by technical knockout at 2:40 of the seventh round.

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After 16 years as a pro, former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute has officially retired from boxing. Bute, 39, made it official that he retiring from the sport in a news conference on Wednesday in Montreal, Canada at the Bell Centre, one of his favorite venues during his long career in boxing.

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