Boxing

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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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