Men's boxing

July 02, 2017 - 1:21 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. The 11-time world champion entered the fight at Suncorp Stadium as a...
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Boxer Jeff Horn trains in a gym in Brisbane, Australia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Horn is preparing for his WBO welterweight world boxing title bout against Filipino Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, July 2. (AP Photo/John Pye)
June 26, 2017 - 5:16 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a huge entourage, Jeff Horn has been preparing for their WBO welterweight world title bout in the quiet, outer suburbs. It's a contrast...
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French champion Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam, left, gets a right from Japanese challenger Ryota Murata in the 12th round of their WBA middleweight boxing world title match in Tokyo, Saturday, May 20, 2017. N'Dam defended his title by a 2-1 decision. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
May 21, 2017 - 4:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — WBA President Gilberto Mendoza has called for a rematch of Saturday's middleweight title fight between Japanese boxer Ryota Murata and France's interim champion Hassan N'Dam. Two judges saw N'Dam win Saturday's bout 116-112 and 115-113. The third had Murata up 117-110 — the same score...
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Canelo Alvarez, left, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. pose for photographers during a news conference, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a 164.5 pound catch weight boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 04, 2017 - 6:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — There's little subtlety in the TV commercial promoting Saturday night's fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The boxers are depicted to be in their native Mexico when they begin running and kicking up desert sand before bursting through a border wall and...
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In a photo taken Wednesday, April 26, 2017, former boxer Chuck Wepner talks to The Associated Press in his home in Bayonne, N.J. Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Wepner’s business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the champ. Wepner’s life story has now arrived on the big screen with Liev Schreiber playing the Bayonne Bleeder in “Chuck,” which opens on Friday, May 5, 2017, in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationwide. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 04, 2017 - 12:49 am
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Chuck Wepner's business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the champ. For the New Jersey boxer, it gave him brief hope that he could win. For Ali, it led him to...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, right, fights Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 29, 2017 - 5:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight in Wembley Stadium. Unofficial scores by AP's Tim Dahlberg. (all times local): 10:41 p.m. Round 10: Wladimir Klitschko keeps the jab in Anthony Joshua's face, keeping him off balance and unable to land big...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, left, and Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko take part in their weigh-in at Wembley Arena in London, Friday, April 28, 2017. They are due to fight for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World/IBO heavyweight titles on Saturday at Wembley stadium in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 29, 2017 - 5:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Wvladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight in Wembley Stadium. (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The British and Ukrainian national anthems out of the way, Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua are about to get it on. Joshua kept Klitschko cooling in the...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, left, and Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko pose for the media at the end of a press conference at Sky studios in west London, Thursday, April 27, 2017. They are due to fight for the IBF heavyweight world title on Saturday at Wembley stadium in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 27, 2017 - 1:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko drew the kind of crowd for their final news conference that most fighters would be happy with once they got in the ring. Everything is supersized in their heavyweight title fight, including the fighters themselves. The two big — and big punching...
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