Boxing

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Mayweather-Canelo: Who Will Win And Why

36-year-old Floyd Mayweather (44-0) will be facing undefeated 23-year-old Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, the WBC/WBA world champ (42-0-1) Saturday night in “The One,” from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

09/14/2013

Floyd "Money" Mayweather (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather Is Not The Greatest Of All-Time

He’d like you to believe it. He may even convince a few out there that he’s right, and they believe him. He may even believe it himself, despite the thin, diluted version of boxing today.

09/14/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

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Philadelphia’s Danny Garcia Wants To Shock The World Again

The MGM Grand is bristling with activity. Media from all over the world fill rows of the press room, and they’re all waiting for the kid from Philly whose name was once bypassed after he won amateur tournaments.

09/13/2013

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Canelo Alvarez Is Ready For Mayweather

He sits there and does nothing. Like the words and all the hyperbole surrounding him doesn’t exist. Like Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is impervious to Floyd Mayweather’s words, taunts and anything else verbal Mayweather could find to throw at the 23-year-old Mexican junior middleweight world champ.

09/13/2013

Sweat flies from the head of boxer George Foreman as Tommy Morrison lands a punch during their 12-round fight. (credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison Dies At 44

Tommy Morrison, the former heavyweight champion who stood toe-to-toe with Lennox Lewis and George Foreman and later tested positive for HIV, died Monday. He was 44.

09/02/2013

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Bernard Hopkins July Bout With Murat Called Off

Bernard Hopkins’ defense of his IBF light heavyweight title against Karo Murat has been canceled because Murat could not get a visa from the State Department

06/14/2013

Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes Wins Latest Fight

Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes has won a legal round in a towing dispute at his eastern Pennsylvania restaurant.

05/21/2013

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Gargano: Fight Night Must Survive

Fresh off a trip to Las Vegas for Floyd Mayweather’s last fight, Anthony Gargano hopes that boxing survives.

05/10/2013

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Mayweather Easily Beats Guerrero In Comeback

A year layoff. A little two-month stay in a county prison. A falling out with a rapper buddy. And apparently an injured, swollen right hand. None of it really mattered. Floyd Mayweather has always been able to blot things out when it’s come to his craft.

05/05/2013

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks to the media during the final news conference for his bout against Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Can Floyd Mayweather Still Carry The Rage For Robert Guerrero?

There used to be a time when a passing wind or an ant crossing a sidewalk would set off Floyd Mayweather. It doesn’t seem like it anymore.

05/03/2013

Joe Frazier Portrait Session

Joe Frazier’s Gym Gets Historic Status

The Philadelphia gym where former heavyweight champ Joe Frazier lived and trained has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.

04/30/2013

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Danny Garcia Defends His Title Again

Garcia remained undefeated, 26-0, with 16 knockouts, and retained his RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight titles in beating Zab Judah by unanimous decision Saturday night before more than 13,000 at Barclays Center.

04/29/2013

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Bernard Hopkins Defies Logic And Defines History

A historical perspective on the legacy of Bernard Hopkins.

03/11/2013

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Bernard Hopkins Shocks The World Again

Hopkins has constantly defied odds—and he did against Cloud on Saturday night, breaking his own record by becoming the oldest fighter in boxing history to win a major world title.

03/10/2013

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