Boxing

March 03, 2018 - 11:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dmitry Bivol of Russia stopped Cuba's Sullivan Barrera in the 12th round Saturday night to defend his WBA light heavyweight title. Bivol was dominating the fight and a little over a minute from winning an easy decision when he caught Barrera with a hard right to the head to set up...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, Deontay Wilder paces the ring before a boxing bout against Bermane Stiverne, for the WBC heavyweight title, New York. Wilder has big plans. They don't particularly include Luis Ortiz, against whom Wilder defends his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday night, March 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen, File)
March 02, 2018 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder has big plans. They don't particularly include Luis Ortiz, against whom Wilder defends his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday night. Wilder is looking at a matchup with fellow champion Anthony Joshua — as soon as possible. That's not necessarily a wise move, looking...
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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Conor McGregor's improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and the curious gather in small and large parties. The fight Saturday night threatens the pay-per-view revenue record set by Mayweather and...
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Mike Baggerman
August 25, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you're planning on hitting a local bar for the Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather fight this Saturday, 716 Food & Sport is expecting to have a full house. "Currently we are fully booked on reservations," James Czora, the bar manager at the restaurant, said. "We actually...
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Deontay Wilder, right, throws a right at Gerald Washington during the WBC heavyweight title boxing bout Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. Wilder defeated Washington in the fifth round. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
February 25, 2017 - 10:37 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Deontay Wilder returned from right arm injuries to stop Gerald Washington in the fifth round and retain his WBC heavyweight title Saturday night in a fight that heated up quickly after a quiet start. Wilder (38-0, 37 knockouts) seemed mostly cautious with his right in the...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2015 file photo, a view of the Homeland Security Department headquarters in Washington. Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the U.S. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 25, 2017 - 4:36 pm
Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday. Returning from a Black History Month event in Jamaica,...
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