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Manny Pacquiao’s return to American pay-per-view was much more successful than his previous appearance.

Multiple sources have informed BoxingScene.com that preliminary reports from cable and satellite companies, as well as streaming sources, indicate Showtime’s four-fight Pacquiao-Broner broadcast Saturday night from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas is tracking toward 400,000 pay-per-view buys in the United States.

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NEW YORK CITY (Jan. 23, 2019) — Michael “Mick” Conlan is set to paint the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden green on St. Patrick’s Day for a third consecutive year. The Belfast native, two-time Irish Olympian, and top featherweight prospect packed the Hulu Theater to the rafters in 2017 and 2018 and will return on Sunday, March 17 to face the battle-tested Ruben Garcia Hernandez in the 10-round main event.

Conlan-Hernandez will begin following the conclusion of the annual NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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Daniel Jacobs was impressed with what he saw from Manny Pacquiao with his win over Adrien Broner last Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jacobs feels that Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) showed that he still has a lot left in his gas tank at age 40-years-old with his 12 round unanimous decision win over Broner on SHOWTIME PPV.

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The WBC still wants Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1 34 KOs) and interim WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo (28-0, 21 KOs) to face each other to decide a mandatory challenger to sanctioning bodies’ 160 lb title. This is a move the WBC has made due to Golovkin’s promoter To Loeffler making a request to the sanctioning body that GGG be given an immediate rematch with Canelo after their contoverisal fight last September, which was won by Alvarez by a 12 round majority decision at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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VERONA, N.Y. (Jan. 18, 2019) — For 11 rounds, the action happened in fits and starts. Then, in round 12, heavyweight contender Oscar Rivas lowered the boom, knocking out former world title challenger Bryant “B.Y.” Jennings. Rivas knocked down Jennings in the 12th round, then a follow-up flurry pinned Jennings against the ropes and forced referee Gary Rosato to stop the fight.

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