Men's boxing

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 1974, file photo, challenger Muhammad Ali, top, watches as defending world champion George Foreman goes down to the canvas in the eighth round of their WBA/WBC championship match in Kinshasa, Zaire. The 1996 film "When We Were Kings" is a documentary of the bout known as the "Rumble In The Jungle" between Ali and Foreman. The fight was a cultural milestone that ran far deeper than boxing. (AP Photo/File)
May 01, 2020 - 5:49 pm
Sports and cinema have an uneasy alliance. For every “Raging Bull,” there are an abundance of flicks that get it wrong when they try to recapture a memorable event or famous athlete. Seriously, how does the compelling life of Babe Ruth produce not one, but two of the greatest stinkers in the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019, file photo, Keyshawn Davis, right, of the United States, hits Andy Cruz, of Cuba, during their men's light welterweight final boxing bout at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. When the Tokyo Olympics were postponed, Davis took several weeks to choose his path to boxing stardom. Every member of the U.S. boxing team agrees so far. Even with an extra year to wait, Davis and his 12 teammates are all still focused on Tokyo and the rewards of the Olympic experience. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)
April 20, 2020 - 6:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keyshawn Davis took several weeks to choose his path to boxing stardom after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the top professional prospect on the U.S. Olympic qualification team was suddenly facing nearly a year without an amateur fight that...
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In this July 20, 2012 file photo, Carmen Williamson, the first black boxing referee and judge at an Olympic games, poses with his honorary gold medal in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio. Family members say Williamson died from COVID-19 complications on April 8, 2020 at a hospital in Toledo. (Zack Conkle/The Blade via AP)
April 16, 2020 - 2:32 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Carmen Williamson, who in the 1940s and ’50s was a top U.S. amateur boxer and then in 1984 became the first black boxing referee and judge at the Olympic games, has died. He was 94. Williamson died of COVID-19 complications on April 8 at a hospital in Toledo, one of his...
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Deontay Wilder arrives in the ring for a WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Tyson Fury, of England, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 24, 2020 - 6:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deontay Wilder says an elaborate outfit he wore on his ring walk wore him down so much that he didn't have the legs to withstand Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title fight Saturday night. Wilder also said he would execute a clause in his contract for a third fight with Fury,...
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Tyson Fury, left, of England, fights Deontay Wilder during a WBC heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 23, 2020 - 12:54 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch Saturday night before Wilder’s corner threw in the towel in the seventh round. A boxer in their first fight, Fury went on the attack in the rematch and knocked Wilder down twice before...
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Deontay Wilder stands on the scale during a weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Tyson Fury, of England, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 23, 2020 - 12:43 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from the rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury (all times local) 9:40 p.m. Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch before Wilder’s corner threw in the towel in the seventh round. Fury, the boxer in the...
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Deontay Wilder stands on the scale during a weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Tyson Fury, of England, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 23, 2020 - 12:30 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from the rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury (all times local) 9:30 p.m. Tyson Fury turned slugger to drop Deontay Wilder in the third round of their heavyweight title rematch. Fury landed a big right hand with 30 seconds left to put Wilder down. Wilder got up...
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Deontay Wilder stands on the scale during a weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Tyson Fury, of England, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 23, 2020 - 12:20 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from the rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury (all times local) 9:30 p.m. The fighters are in the ring and the heavyweight title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is about to begin. The two heavyweights fought to a draw in a dramatic fight 14 months...
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Deontay Wilder stands on the scale during a weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Tyson Fury, of England, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 22, 2020 - 11:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from the rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury (all times local) 8:30 p.m. Oddsmakers in this gambling city see the heavyweight title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as a real tossup. Wilder was a slight favorite in the hours before the fight, but...
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Tyson Fury, of England, attends a weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Deontay Wilder, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
February 21, 2020 - 7:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder made one last appearance Friday before their big heavyweight title fight, weighing in and taunting each other before a raucous crowd at the MGM Grand arena. Wilder weighed 231 pounds, the heaviest of his career, for his 11th title defense. Fury,...
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