Top Rank has inked former world champion Timothy Bradley to a two-year contract extension. He is expected to be back in the ring by the end of of the year.
Australian heavyweight contender Lucas Browne has re-signed an agreement with manager Matt Clark. “With trainer Rodney Williams we have a dedicated team with plenty of goals left to achieve,” said Clark.
Manny Pacquiao played in a PBA (Philippine Basketball Association) game Sunday and hit a three point shot and a free throw for four points. Prior to this scoring burst, Pacman’s career scoring total was 3 points.
Happy Birthday to legendary boxing promoter Don King, who celebrated his 85th birthday over the weekend.
So which country “won” the Olympic boxing? One would have to say Uzbekistan. The Uzbek team won seven medals, three gold, two silver and two bronze. Cuba was second with six medals, three gold, three bronze. Kazakhstan, France and Russia procured four medals each.