Boxing

June 14, 2019 - 6:03 am
Although Tyson Fury is the heavyweight division's lineal champion and one of its best fighters in recent years, this British behemoth would be a gifted entertainer in just about any arena.
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AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
June 04, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Just when things were starting to make sense in boxing and the heavyweight division was shaping up nicely, a fat guy with blazingly quick hands wiped away most of the preconceived notions of where it would all eventually lead. Andy Ruiz Jr. didn't just upend heavyweight boxing. He threw it a body...
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AP Photo/Julio Cortez
May 30, 2019 - 2:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The odds of 30-1 say it all. Andy Ruiz barely was on anyone's heavyweight radar when he was summoned as a replacement to fight champion Anthony Joshua. On Saturday, massive underdog Ruiz promises he could be the next Buster Douglas. "I've been an underdog all my life," Ruiz said...
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Joe Camporeale
May 21, 2019 - 5:41 am
Manny Pacquiao will get back into the ring on July 20 to face unbeaten welterweight champion Keith Thurman in what could be a highlight fight of the summer.
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May 14, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Tyson Fury, the big British heavyweight who breaks into song at the most unexpected moments and would be fun to meet for a beer, will be fighting next month. So will his countryman, Anthony Joshua, who will venture across the pond to make his Garden debut. And then there's Deontay Wilder, who kicks...
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AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File
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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AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
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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AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez
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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AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews
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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