Boxing

May 04, 2018 - 1:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gennady Golovkin spent several months planning and training for this weekend. He intended to spend it under Las Vegas' brightest lights as he proved his middleweight supremacy in a lucrative rematch with Canelo Alvarez. Instead, Golovkin finds himself back in his adopted home in...
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WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder speaks at a press conference before the GEICO 500 NASCAR Talladega auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 29, 2018 - 1:31 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder thinks he'll get the next shot at Anthony Joshua. Wilder said Sunday before serving as honorary pace car driver for the NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway that the fight "will definitely happen." He said his team has offered Joshua...
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FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Cohen, copies of materials seized from him by the FBI by May 11. They notified a New York judge Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 22, 2018 - 12:10 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn't expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings. Trump, in a series of tweets fired off from Florida on the morning of former first lady...
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FILE - This undated photo shows boxer Jack Johnson. President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. Trump tweets that the actor Sylvester Stallone called him to share Johnson's story. Trump says Johnson's "trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial." The president adds: "Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!" (AP Photo/File
April 21, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose during a weigh-in in Las Vegas. Alvarez has withdrawn from his planned middleweight title fight with Golovkin, the latest result from Alvarez testing for a banned substance. The fight on May 5 in Las Vegas was to be a rematch of the draw they fought last September. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 03, 2018 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Canelo-Triple G rematch, expected to be the fight of the year, is off. Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from next month's middleweight title bout with Gennady Golovkin, two months after Alvarez twice tested for a banned substance. "I have always been a clean fighter and I always...
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Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over New Zealand's Joseph Parker, left, after their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight Championship title bout in Cardiff, Wales, late Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 31, 2018 - 7:01 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time before beating Joseph Parker by unanimous decision and becoming a three-belt world heavyweight boxing champion on Saturday. Following a fight whose flow was disrupted by the regular interventions of Italian referee...
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Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over New Zealand's Joseph Parker, left, after their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight Championship title bout in Cardiff, Wales, late Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 31, 2018 - 6:49 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker fight (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker by unanimous decision to become a three-belt world heavyweight champion. He delivered the first loss of the New Zealander's career on Saturday. Joshua was taken...
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David Price, left, is hit by Alexander Povetkin in their WBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight and WBO International Heavyweight Championship contest at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday March 31, 2018. Price and Povetkin on the undercard Saturday, ahead of the main event unification title fight between heavyweight contenders Anthony Joshua or Joseph Parker. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 5:40 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Alexander Povetkin of Russia is back on the cusp of another heavyweight world title fight after a brutal knockout of David Price on Saturday. The WBA champion from 2011-13, Povetkin's career stalled twice after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs in a seven-month...
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Britain's World Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua, left, and New Zealand's World Heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, face off during a press conference in London Tuesday March 27, 2018. Joshua and Parker will meet in a title in Cardiff on Saturday (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 11:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua predicts an early end. Joseph Parker is still deciding how he will end it. For a world heavyweight unification title fight refreshingly free of trash talk, predicting the outcome on Saturday in Cardiff was as close as Joshua and Parker came to banter on Tuesday at their...
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March 24, 2018 - 6:57 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Tyron Zeuge stopped Isaac Ekpo in the second round of their rematch to retain his WBA super middleweight title on Saturday. Ekpo was only saved by the bell in the first round and referee Mark Nelson stopped the bout in the next after Zeuge knocked the Nigerian challenger to...
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