Boxing

Deontay Wilder, right, knocks down Dominic Breazeale during the first round of the WBC heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, May 18, 2019, in New York. Wilder won in the first round. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 18, 2019 - 11:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder emphatically got back into the win column Saturday night, knocking out Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering right hand in the first round to defend his heavyweight title. Wilder hurt Breazeale with a right to the head early in their fight at Barclays Center, but the...
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May 18, 2019 - 11:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder emphatically got back into the win column Saturday night, knocking out Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering right hand in the first round to defend his heavyweight title. Wilder hurt Breazeale with a right to the head early in their fight at Barclays Center, but the...
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May 18, 2019 - 6:20 am
GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president. For the first time in a six-month probe, International Boxing Association (AIBA) officials will sit down with the three-...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Deontay Wilder poses for photographs after the WBC heavyweight champion defeated Luis Ortiz in New York. Deontay Wilder is on a mission _ and not afraid to talk about it _ as he prepares to defend his piece of the heavyweight title Saturday, May 18, 2019 against Dominic Breazeale in New York. Wilder tells PodcastOne Sports now co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg that he is eager to teach Breazeale a lesson for speaking badly about him and wants to show the world he is the real heavyweight champion.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 14, 2019 - 6:07 pm
Deontay Wilder is on a mission — and not afraid to talk about it — as he prepares to defend his piece of the heavyweight title Saturday against Dominic Breazeale in New York. Wilder tells PodcastOne Sports now co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg that he is eager to teach Breazeale a lesson for...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Gennady Golovkin acknowledges the crowd during a boxing news conference in Las Vegas. Golovkin is set to return to the ring when he meets Steve Rolls on June 8, 2019, at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 22, 2019 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The giant banner behind him revealed not only a new nickname, but a new reality in boxing for Gennady Golovkin. "The return of the people's champion," it read, touting Golovkin's June 8 match at Madison Square Garden that will be his first fight since dropping his rematch against...
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Terence Crawford, right, punches England's Amir Khan during the fifth round of a WBO world welterweight championship boxing match Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York. Crawford won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 21, 2019 - 2:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Crawford knocked Amir Khan down just a few punches into their fight. The punch that finally ended it was below the belt. Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout Saturday night when Khan wasn't able to continue after being hit with a low blow in the...
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Terence Crawford, right, reacts after knocking down England's Amir Khan during the first round of a WBO world welterweight championship boxing match Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York. Crawford won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 21, 2019 - 1:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Crawford knocked Amir Khan down just a few punches into their fight. The punch that finally ended it was below the belt. Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout Saturday night when Khan wasn't able to continue after being hit with a low blow in the...
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Terence Crawford, right, reacts after knocking down England's Amir Khan during the first round of a WBO world welterweight championship boxing match Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York. Crawford won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 21, 2019 - 1:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout Saturday night when Amir Khan wasn't able to continue after being hit with a low blow in the sixth round. Crawford threw a left hand that hit Khan on his right hip and Khan retreated toward his corner in pain...
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April 21, 2019 - 12:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout Saturday night when Amir Khan wasn't able to continue after being hit with a low blow in the sixth round. Crawford threw a left hand that hit Khan on his right hip and Khan retreated toward his corner in pain...
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Vasiliy Lomachenko, left, from Ukraine, hits Anthony Crolla, from Britain, during a WBA and WBO lightweight title boxing bout Friday, April 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
April 13, 2019 - 1:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko wanted a bigger challenge and a more prominent opponent than Anthony Crolla for this Hollywood showcase. When he couldn't get one, the lightweight kingpin took it out on his overmatched foe. Lomachenko defended his WBA and WBO 135-pound belts with a violent...
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