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Dominique Francis, 13, is a junior boxer from Miami lakes. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Lakes Teen Lighting-Up The Boxing Ring

Dominique Francis, 13, packs a real punch. He’s a boxer who is so talented he’s being called a young Floyd Mayweather.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

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

MIAMI BEACH - Wladimir Klitschko talks to the media in Miami before his April fight. (Source: CBS4)

Klitschko Balancing Championship Fight With Ukrainian Crisis

For most boxers preparing for a fight, any type of distraction can be a major problem. For heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko he must prepare for a fight in April while also worrying about his brother and his home country of Ukraine.

CBS Miami–03/20/2014

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50 Years Later, Cassius Clay Vs. Sonny Liston Still Captures The Imagination

When a young boxer named Cassius Clay walked into the ring on Miami Beach; few gave him much of a chance against the heavyweight champion of the world. By the time he left the ring, Cassius Clay was well on his way to becoming arguably the greatest boxer in history.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

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)

Mayweather VS. Canelo Fight Means Big Bucks For Local Businesses

A mega-fight brought in mega-money for South Florida businesses Saturday night.

09/14/2013

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

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Cash Will Be Flowing For Mayweather Fight

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has never lost a professional fight and will walk out of his latest fight with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Saturday with a record purse of $41.5 million.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 04: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his unanimous decision victory against Robert Guerrero in their WBC welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather Fight Has Huge Amounts Of Money On The Line

In a city of high rollers, on one of the biggest betting days of the year, the head of Golden Boy Promotions is taking the biggest gamble of all. He’s got $60 million on the line that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez will not only deliver a great fight, but deliver at the box office, too.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

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Mayweather Set For Friday Press Conf. In Miami

The anticipation is building for the mega-fight between Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez as they officially announce their upcoming bout.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

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