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Boxing: Khan challenges Mayweather after unanimous decision win »

Amir Khan celebrates after defeating Chris Algieri during a boxing bout, Friday, May 29, 2015, in New York. Khan won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEW YORK, United States – Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory Friday over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown.   Khan improved to 31-3 with his fifth victory in a row, which came by judges' scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 115-113.   Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau…

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Arum calls Pacquiao-Mayweather scoring ‘fictitious’ »

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Boxing's most expensive fight may have been over for almost a month, but promoter Bob Arum still has some lingering thoughts on how Manny Pacquiao lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr.   Arum told BadLeftHook.com how the English press studied the May 2 (May 3 in Manila) fight and saw Cumpubox scoring the fight wrong.   ‘‘The press in England have run that fight in slow motion and they found the CompuBox figures to be…

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‘Healthy Pacquiao would have won’ »

Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather Jr. AP FILE PHOTO

  Even if Manny Pacquiao was hampered by a right shoulder injury when he fought Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2,  Freddie Roach insists the fight could have gone either way. The seven-time trainer of the year even believes Pacquiao would have stopped  Mayweather if he did not suffer a tear on his rotator cuff in the fourth round. Basically fighting with one good arm onwards, Pacquiao was unable to unleash his usual…

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