Thursday, October 16, 2014
They are buried in unmarked graves, unloved and unknown. Philadelphia may be the setting of the “Rocky” films, but the fighters who made it once one of the most famous cities in the boxing world are in many cases dead and in danger of being forgotten.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Mexican fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has pulled out of a planned Dec. 6 fight against Joshua Clottey to recover from a nagging ankle injury, Golden Boy Promotions said Monday.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Manny Pacquiao will receive no special treatment on his first foray into professional basketball, a rival player has vowed, as the Philippine boxing superstar struggles with a hectic training schedule for both sports.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport's amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather ran his unbeaten streak to 47 straight fights by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana by a unanimous decision in their bad-tempered rematch Saturday.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Boxing queen Mary Kom, who has inspired a Bollywood movie on her life, hopes to overcome Olympic heartbreak by proving at the Asian Games that she still packs a mean punch.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
The former fiancee of Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims in a civil lawsuit that the superstar boxer beat her during their relationship and later publicly humiliated her by posting on social media a sonogram of her pregnancy and saying they broke up because she got an abortion.
Monday, August 18, 2014
England's Kell Brook stretched his perfect record to 33 straight wins by beating Shawn Porter by a majority decision Saturday to capture the International Boxing Federation's world welterweight title.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather says Marcos Maidana should be grateful for the rematch and there is no chance he will allow the challenger to choose the gloves for their September fight.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Miguel Cotto battered Sergio Martinez for nine rounds on Saturday, his technical knockout triumph giving him the World Boxing Council middleweight title to make him Puerto Rico's first four-division champion.