Boxing

August 06, 2017 - 12:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko stopped Miguel Marriaga after seven rounds Saturday night to defend his WBO 130-pound title for the third time in nine months. Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs), the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Ukraine, showcased his virtuosic technical skill and athletic prowess...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2014 file photo IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO champion Wladimir Klitschko from Ukraine celebrates after winning the IBF heavyweight world championships title bout against Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev in Hamburg, Germany. Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing. In a statement released by his management Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 Klitschko says: "As an amateur and a professional boxer, I have achieved everything I dreamed of, and now I want to start my second career after sports." (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
August 03, 2017 - 5:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing on Thursday. The 41-year-old Klitschko dominated the heavyweight scene for a decade but lost to Britain's Anthony Joshua in April after a technical knockout in the 11th round. He had...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2014 file photo IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO champion Wladimir Klitschko from Ukraine celebrates after winning the IBF heavyweight world championships title bout against Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev in Hamburg, Germany. Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing. In a statement released by his management Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 Klitschko says: "As an amateur and a professional boxer, I have achieved everything I dreamed of, and now I want to start my second career after sports." (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
August 03, 2017 - 5:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing on Thursday. The 41-year-old Klitschko dominated the heavyweight scene for a decade but lost to Britain's Anthony Joshua in April after a technical knockout in the 11th round. He had...
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August 03, 2017 - 4:49 am
BERLIN (AP) — Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing. The 41-year-old Klitschko dominated the heavyweight scene for a decade but lost to Britain's Anthony Joshua in April after being knocked out in the 11th round. In a statement released by his...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, Usain Bolt celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The man who reshaped the record book and saved his sport along the way is saying goodbye. His runs through the 100 meters and Jamaica's 4x100 relay at next week's world championships are expected to produce golds yet again, along with leaving people to wonder who could possibly take his place. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
July 29, 2017 - 11:07 am
Muhammad Ali stood alone on many fronts, but Joe Frazier, George Foreman and a few others still stood toe-to-toe with him in the ring. Jack Nicklaus contended with Arnold Palmer on the front end of his career and Tom Watson on the back end. Usain Bolt? Nobody has been a match for him, on or off the...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 10, 2017 - 9:06 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An independent review of the scoring in Manny Pacquiao's contentious WBO welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn has confirmed the outcome in favor of the Australian former schoolteacher. A Philippines government department asked the WBO to review the refereeing and...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 07, 2017 - 12:41 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing Organization will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there is no plan to change the result. The WBO was responding to a Philippines...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 06, 2017 - 11:06 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing Organization will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there is no plan to change the result. The WBO was responding to a Philippines...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 06, 2017 - 10:43 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing Organization it will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there is no plan to change the result. The WBO was responding to a Philippines...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 05, 2017 - 2:38 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao asked the WBO to act on a request by Philippine sports officials for a review of his welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn, saying he didn't want to see the boxing industry "dying because of unfair decision and officiating." While Pacquiao has accepted...
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