Boxing

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April 18, 2019 - 5:57 pm
AP-BOX--Crawford-Khan,1st Ld-Writethru Apr 18, 2019 5:47PM (GMT 00:47) - 762 words By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Sports Writer Eds: Updates with photos. With AP Photos. NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes it bothers Terence Crawford. He will dominate a fight so completely that it's hard to find minutes, forget about...
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April 17, 2019 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James is getting into the boxing business. James is an executive producer of "40 Days," a documentary series about the buildup to big fights that will debut with a focus on the middleweight unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs. The series is a partnership...
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March 29, 2019 - 9:23 am
The 2019 Major League Baseball offseason was wild: The Hot Stove cooked up more than a billion dollars in combined guaranteed money for just three players: Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels, $426.5 million), Bryce Harper (Philadelphia Phillies, $330 million) and Manny Machado (San Diego Padres, $300...
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March 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Lennox Lewis always wanted to fight everybody, and did so often enough to become the last person to hold all the major heavyweight titles at the same time. That meant Riddick Bowe, even after Bowe threw a title belt in a garbage can to avoid him. It also meant Mike Tyson, even after Tyson...
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February 28, 2019 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The resumes are impressive. The mutual respect is beyond question. The determination is through the roof. So why shouldn't the middleweight title unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs be a classic, a fight-of-the-year candidate? Ask both champions and they say...
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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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