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Doping claims overshadow Mayweather 'finale'

Sep 11, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Floyd Mayweather steps into the ring Saturday for what he says will be the last time amid accusations he violated anti doping rules

Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Pacquiao feels 'vindicated' by Mayweather IV controversy

Sep 11, 2015 - 12:09 AM

“Truth finally came out and I was vindicated ” says Manny Pacquiao after reports that Floyd Mayweather had taken a banned intravenous injection before their May fight

TUE-SDAY. Manny Pacquiao throws a right hand at Floyd Mayweather Jr as Mayweather lands a left. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Injections could’ve numbed Pacquiao to Mayweather’s punches – commission

May 06, 2015 - 12:25 PM

If the Pacquiao camp had informed them about the shoulder injury before the fight a win win for both parties could have been negotiated says Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett

Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Manny Pacquiao fight in a welterweight unification bout on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Frederic J. Brown/AFP

UFC fighter Chael Sonnen retires after drug test flub

Jun 13, 2014 - 3:53 AM

Chael Sonnen announces his retirement from mixed martial arts days after it was announced he tested positive for the banned substances Anastrozole and Clomiphene

Chael Sonnen, seen here during an April 2012 press conference for his fight with Anderson Silva, has announced his retirement after failing an out-of-competition performance enhancing drugs test. Photo by Antonio Lacerda/EPA

Weidman-Machida title tilt rescheduled for UFC 175

Mar 25, 2014 - 2:54 PM

Another major blow has hit the UFC 173 pay per view on May 24 as a knee injury forced middleweight champion Chris Weidman to withdraw from his championship clash against Lyoto Machida

RESCHEDULED. The bout between Chris Weidman (L) and Lyoto Machida (R) has been moved to UFC 175 after Weidman withdrew with a knee injury. Photos from Wikipedia