''Real-life Rocky'' Chris Algieri faces daunting reality in Manny Pacquiao
''Real-life Rocky'' Chris Algieri faces daunting reality in Manny Pacquiao

Nine months ago, American Chris Algieri was fighting in a venue holding less than 2,000 spectators, but on Sunday he enters the big time when he challenges eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Macao.

Marquez survies knockdown to beat Alvarado

Mexican veteran Juan Manuel Marquez rallied from a ninth-round knockdown to win a unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado in a 12-round non-title welterweight fight Saturday.

Bradley defends WBO title

Timothy Bradley has defended his WBO welterweight title in a bruising points win over Russian challenger Ruslan Provodnikov.