Men's boxing

November 17, 2017 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million. Sotheby's says the work, titled "Cabra" (KAH'-bruh), was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified buyer. The pre-sale estimate was $9 million to...
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November 05, 2017 - 12:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When Deontay Wilder finally took off the gold mask he wore into the ring, he displayed a fierce scowl. That look never disappeared from his face as he knocked out the only man who'd ever gone the distance with him. Wilder sent Berman Stiverne to the canvas three times in the opening...
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Anthony Joshua, right, celebrates victory over Carlos Takam, left, after the IBF World Heavyweight Title, IBO World Heavyweight Title and WBA Super World Heavyweight Title bout at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
October 29, 2017 - 7:45 am
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The Anthony Joshua roadshow is about to go global, and it's going to be a wrench for the British boxing superstar. Joshua cemented his status as a sporting icon in his native land by attracting 78,000 fans to watch him fight an unheralded mandatory challenger for his IBF belt...
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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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FILE - This May 2, 2015 file photo shows Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines, left, and Floyd Mayweather Jr., embracing in the ring at the finish of their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 dismissed class-action lawsuits by disgruntled boxing fans around the country who complained they didn't get their pay-per-view money's worth in the fight. The judge said that he felt sympathy for fans who felt deceived that Pacquiao's camp failed to disclose he had a shoulder injury until about three hours before the fight. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken,File)
August 25, 2017 - 7:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in California knocked out a class-action lawsuit Friday that had been filed on behalf of fight fans and pay-per-view subscribers upset that boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines wasn't 100 percent healthy for his May 2015 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las...
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Mauricio Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, holds up a specially made belt for a fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr., during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 23, 2017 - 11:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor aren't just fighting for money in the boxing spectacle of the summer. The winner also gets The Money Belt. The World Boxing Council has created a special prize for this weekend's 154-pound showdown, which isn't actually for any real WBC...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor pose for photographers during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 23, 2017 - 6:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it was the first punch of the fight. His promoter thinks it came during the second round. One shot to the head, and suddenly Manny Pacquiao decided his night might better be spent fighting on the outside. "I let him know it's not what you think it is,"...
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August 06, 2017 - 1:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Vasyl Lomachenko had battered Miguel Marriaga around the ring for 6 1/2 superlative rounds, the Ukrainian star couldn't break his Colombian opponent's will until he landed a body punch that told him the end was finally near. "I hear his 'Ughhhhh,' and then I punch the...
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August 06, 2017 - 1:02 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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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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