The WBA title fight between champion Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter on June 25 on Showtime on CBS is highly anticipated. And recently, Errol Spence Jr. called out Thurman to fight him.
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Las Vegas veteran referee Robert Byrd, who was scheduled to work the main event Saturday between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr., has been taken off his assignment after a medical condition prevented Byrd from doing his job.
Professional boxer and northwest Las Vegas resident Jessie Vargas has never forgotten his roots, which is why he has made it a priority to work on improving the lives of the valley’s at-risk youths.
The Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. grudge match now has a championship belt at stake, one that was custom made by the WBO with the 12-carat diamond belt going to the winner of Saturday’s main event at the MGM Grand Garden.
Manny Pacquiao claims he knew a month before he fought Floyd Mayweather Jr. in May that he was going to lose and it would come amid controversy.
Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. will meet one more time Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden. There’s no title on the line, and both fighters see it as an opportunity to prove they were the dominant figure in the trilogy.
Arthur Abraham will make his Las Vegas debut Saturday on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. main event at the MGM Grand Garden as he defends his belt against Gilberto Ramirez.
As he wrapped his hands to prepare for his sparring session at the Wild Card Boxing Club, Manny Pacquiao was deep in thought. What was he thinking about?
Glen Tapia will face David Lemieux in a 10-round middleweight bout that will headline the undercard on the Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan World Boxing Council middleweight title fight May 7 at T-Mobile Arena.
At first, it sounded as if Manny Pacquiao was playing an April Fool’s Day joke on everyone when he said he would consider fighting in the Olympics. But the eight-time world champion was serious.
Fifty years ago, Bob Arum promoted his first fight, Muhammad Ali’s heavyweight bout against George Chuvalo on March 29, 1966, in Toronto. He is arguably the best of all time at what he does. At 84, he’s showing no signs of slowing down, much less stopping.
After Jessie Vargas won the vacant WBO welterweight title March 5 over Sadam Ali, he called out Timothy Bradley Jr., who previously owned the belt. Bradley had handed Vargas his only loss in June when they fought for the title.
Boxer Zab Judah and promoter Roy Englebrecht remained suspended Wednesday by the Nevada Athletic Commission pending a disciplinary hearing, after both falsified statements on Judah’s boxing license that would have allowed him to fight March 12.
Kevin Arnold had three minutes to prove himself worthy of reaching the Golden Gloves national Tournament of Champions, and the 28-year-old Las Vegan made the most of those minutes.
Andre Ward, the former super middleweight world champion, has moved up to light heavyweight and will fight at 175 pounds for the first time March 26 against Sullivan Barrera at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.
Zab Judah’s manager fired back at the Nevada Athletic Commission after it suspended Judah for allegedly providing false information on his license application. Judah was scheduled to headline a boxing card Saturday at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
It has been a week since Las Vegan Jessie Vargas stopped Sadam Ali in the ninth round in Washington, D.C., to win a world championship in a second weight division. The Las Vegan said it felt good to perform at such a high level with so much riding on the outcome.
The Nevada Athletic Commission pulled the plug on Saturday’s boxing card at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center after it discovered Thursday that Zab Judah and promoter Roy Englebrecht misrepresented information on Judah’s licensing application.
The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announces its class of 2016 with Riddick Bowe, Boom Boom Mancini and Pernell Whitaker leading the 11-member class.
Jessie Vargas of Las Vegas knocked down Sadam Ali of Brooklyn three times and stopped him at 2:09 of the ninth round Saturday to win the WBO welterweight title in Washington, D.C.
Former WBA junior welterweight champ Jessie Vargas from Las Vegas gets a second try at winning the WBO welterweight belt when he faces Sadam Ali in a 12-round bout Saturday in Washington, D.C.
The veteran fighters will square off May 7 in the first boxing event at T-Mobile Arena.
Three straight days of travel would cause anyone to lose a little weight, not to mention sleep. And weight was a big topic of discussion Wednesday for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Amir Khan, who will meet at a catch weight of 155 pounds May 7 in the first boxing event at T-Mobile Arena.