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MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

Ruslan  Provodnikov (L) of Russia knocks down Mike Alvarado (R) on the ropes in the eighth round at the 1stBank Center on October 19, 2013 in Broomfield, Colorado. Provodnikov won the bout and claimed the WBO Junior Welterweight Title with a TKO of Alvarado after 10 rounds.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Alvarado Falls To Provodnikov After 10th Round In Colorado Fight

Ruslan Provodnikov bruised Mike Alvarado all night with blow after powerful blow. Then, he broke Alvarado’s spirit.

10/21/2013

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

Mike Alvarado presents Russian boxer Ruslan Provodnikov with a Peyton Manning jersey (credit: CBS)

‘Mile High’ Mike Alvarado To Defend Title In Front Of Hometown Fans

Provodnikov and Alvarado appeared together at a news conference at Elway’s restaurant previewing their WBO junior welterweight title fight set for Oct. 19 at the 1stBANK Center in nearby Broomfield.

08/13/2013

(credit: Karen Leigh)

Beating The Bag

Trying something new proved to be exactly what I needed! When was the last time you got out of your comfort zone?

01/24/2013