Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision Saturday to end the Ukrainian's 9 1/2-year reign as heavyweight champion and fulfill his father's prophesy from the day he was born.
Ronda Rousey was the UFC's unstoppable force until Holly Holm used the former champion's aggression against her to produce one of the sport's biggest upsets.
United States basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said Monday he plans to step down after next year's Rio Olympics.
Moroccan welterweight Mohammed Rabii capped the perfect end to a season by claiming gold in front of a packed house, including Wladimir and Vitali Kitschko, on the final night of the world championships in Doha on Thursday.
Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announced in New York Monday that he was "80 to 90 percent healed" from a shoulder operation and expected to return to training within weeks.
Daniel Cormier outpointed Alexander Gustafsson in a split decision Saturday night at UFC 192 to retain the light heavyweight championship.
Floyd Mayweather equaled Rocky Marciano's perfect 49-0 record Saturday and then confirmed that now was the time to quit -- because he has nothing else to accomplish.
Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao called for punishment and a rematch on Friday after his fierce rival Floyd Mayweather was accused of violating anti-doping rules in the build-up to their mega-fight in May.
A group of strongly built young men gathers early in the morning in the suburbs of Yangon to work on their fighting skills. Some of them jump on cast-off tires to warm up. Others stretch or punch the air.1 Comment
Although Demetrious Johnson's reign as the UFC's flyweight champion is approaching historic lengths, he gets only a fraction of the attention lavished on the world's other top mixed martial artists.