Boxing

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January 22, 2019 - 5:28 am
A spokesman for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the famed fighter's Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas.
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January 18, 2019 - 5:30 am
Alvarez will defend his WBC and WBA titles against IBF champion Jacobs in a matchup of two of the sport's top performers. No venue has been announced for the bout on the eve of Cinco de Mayo.
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December 14, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In an odd way, there is more pressure on Canelo Alvarez when he fights Saturday night against unheralded Rocky Fielding than there was in his two matchups with Gennady Golovkin. A loss to the WBA super middleweight champion not only could taint his decision over Golovkin this year,...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he wants a rematch with Tyson Fury "ASAP." Wilder said in a conference call Tuesday that he's "ready and willing to give Tyson Fury the opportunity ASAP." The two heavyweights fought to a split-decision draw Saturday night in Los...
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November 30, 2018 - 2:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deontay Wilder has waited a decade for the chance to pick on somebody his own size. Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) is the most accomplished American heavyweight boxer of his era, a superb athlete with vicious punching power and a reckless streak. The Olympic medalist has stopped every man...
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November 30, 2018 - 5:30 am
When Fury (27-0, 19 KOs) takes on Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) at Staples Center on Saturday night in one of the biggest heavyweight bouts in years, he is fighting for a victory in the ring that would mirror his extraordinary comeback from the brink of personal disaster.
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November 08, 2018 - 2:31 pm
In Oleksandr Usyk, boxing has a rising, unbeaten star ready to further shake up a revitalized heavyweight division. The Ukrainian fighter just has one last job to finish off at cruiserweight level. Usyk makes the first defense of his four cruiserweight titles when he takes on Tony Bellew in...
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September 16, 2018 - 10:29 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought 24 rounds in the space of a year, with little to pick between them. When the scorecards were totaled Saturday night, though, the judges crowned a new middleweight champion of the world — but just barely. Alvarez won the 160-pound titles...
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