Boxing

September 16, 2017 - 11:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Genady Golovkin- Canelo Alvarez fight (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Round 1) Both fighters are tentative early but Genady Golovkin uses his jab well to land to the head. Canelo Alvarez seems to be testing Golovkin's power before committing himself. Golovkin 10-9...
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September 16, 2017 - 10:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Golovkin-Alvarez (all times local): 7:50 p.m. A fight boxing fans have been waiting a long time for is close to the opening bell. Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin have had their hands wrapped and gloves laced, and soon will make their walks to the ring. But first...
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September 16, 2017 - 10:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Golovkin-Alvarez (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Before his fighter faced Gennady Golovkin in the main event, promoter Oscar De La Hoya got to watch his cousin score a big win on the undercard. Diego De La Hoya remained unbeaten in 20 fights by winning a lopsided...
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September 14, 2017 - 5:03 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez was just Saul Alvarez back then, a red-haired 15-year-old who wanted nothing more than to make some money boxing. He got his chance on a summer night in 2005 in a suburb of Guadalajara, Mexico, where he grew up. His opponent was another teenager named Abraham...
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File-This Jan. 21, 2010 file photo shows Massachusetts Auditor Joseph DeNucci before Gov. Deval Patrick's state-of-the-state address in the House Chamber at the Statehouse in Boston. The boxer who became a politician and the longest-serving state auditor in Massachusetts history has died. DeNucci was 78. He had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and died Friday at his home in Newton. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
September 08, 2017 - 9:22 pm
NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — Joe DeNucci, a former world class middleweight boxing contender who became a politician and the longest-serving state auditor in Massachusetts history, has died at age 78. DeNucci, who had suffered from Alzheimer's disease, died Friday at his home in Newton, where his death was...
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September 07, 2017 - 4:24 pm
Sugar Ramos, the Cuban featherweight champion whose fists led to two deaths in the ring, has died in Mexico City. He was 75. The World Boxing Council said he died Sunday of cancer. Ramos was best known for his 1963 fight at Dodger Stadium with Davey Moore in which he first won the featherweight...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2017, file photo, Jeff Horn, of Australia, celebrates after beating Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, in a WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao won't box Horn in a rematch of their WBO world welterweight title fight this year because the Filipino senator will be busy with government duties. Pacquiao's unavailability for a proposed Nov. 12 bout was announced Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, by Australian promoters of the fight. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
September 01, 2017 - 11:59 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao won't box Jeff Horn in a rematch of their WBO world welterweight title fight this year because the Filipino senator will be busy with government duties. Pacquiao's unavailability for a proposed Nov. 12 bout was announced Friday by Australian promoters of...
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September 01, 2017 - 10:57 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao won't box Jeff Horn in a rematch of their WBO world welterweight title fight this year because the Filipino senator will be busy with government duties. Pacquiao's unavailability for a proposed Nov. 12 bout was announced Friday by Australian promoters of...
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LeBron James waits for a super welterweight boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. Former boxer Mike Tyson sits behind James. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
August 27, 2017 - 12:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Gervonta Davis stopped previously unbeaten Francisco Fonseca in the top fight on the undercard of Conor McGregor's challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr., but left the ring without his 130-pound title...
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LeBron James waits for a super welterweight boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. Former boxer Mike Tyson sits behind James. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
August 26, 2017 - 11:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Conor McGregor will have to wait a bit longer to challenger Floyd Mayweather Jr. The start of the fight has been delayed while Showtime PPV consults with various TV systems around the country and...
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