A proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is “ridiculous” and “foolish,” former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said Wednesday.
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An overhand right late in Round 6 caught Amir Khan flush on the chin, sent him off his feet and onto his back as Canelo Alvarez christened T-Mobile Arena on Saturday with a sensational knockout.
David Lemieux pummeled Glen Tapia by technical knockout in the fourth round of the Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan undercard main event Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
The only fight fans should want today is the one that appears will now happen, when Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin finally sign a contract that will decide the world’s best middleweight. Hopefully, it can be staged in September.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Amir Khan headline tonight’s fight card at T-Mobile Arena. Follow the fights with our live blog.
David Lemieux’s image has drastically changed since stepping into the ring with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in October.
Canelo Alvarez will be making the first defense of his WBC middleweight title when he meets Amir Khan at a catchweight of 155 pounds Saturday in the first boxing card at T-Mobile Arena.
The shift for such major boxing events from one MGM property to the next, from a short walk across Las Vegas Boulevard, begins today when heavily favored Canelo Alvarez meets Amir Khan for the WBC middleweight title.
IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua from England signed a six-fight deal with Showtime on Thursday. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. The first fight will be June 25 in London.
Marvin Quintero was hit in the eye by an accidental head butt from Petr Petrov in the fourth round of the main event of a boxing card at Toshiba Plaza. The fight was stopped after six rounds because Quintero could not see.
A blockbuster report from The Sun in the United Kingdom on Friday morning claims Las Vegan Floyd Mayweather is on the verge of announcing a return to boxing for a showdown with Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor.
The father-son duo of Jose “Chepo” Reynoso and Eddy Reynoso have been guiding Saul “Canelo” Alvarez since age 13. The 25-year-old Alvarez has 48 fights under his belt since turning pro at age 15.
Believe it or not, there was a time not long ago when boxing was buzzing in the mainstream media. A long-awaited showdown was billed as a megafight, it was bet like a Super Bowl at Las Vegas sports books, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. was the favorite and the villain.
Golden Boy Promotions will host a free boxing card Friday in which lightweight Petr Petrov meets Marvin Quintero in the 10-round main event for Quintero’s North American Boxing Federation title.
Amir Khan, a 5½-1 underdog Saturday against WBC middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena, said he draws inspiration from Leicester City’s improbable run to the English Premier League title.
Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez will defend his WBC middleweight title Saturday on Cinco de Mayo weekend against Amir Khan in the main event of the first boxing card at the new T-Mobile Arena.
Stephen Espinoza of Showtime Sports sat with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday at the fight card that Mayweather’s company promoted in Washington, D.C., and said Mayweather didn’t seem eager to get back into the ring.
It wasn’t too long ago that Austin Trout had the crowd at Madison Square Garden on its feet as he traded punches with fan favorite Miguel Cotto in a thrilling 12th round.
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. hinted at a possible return to the ring Saturday during the Showtime telecast of the Badou Jack-Lucian Bute title fight in Washington, D.C.
Liz Alvarez, a 30-year-old nurse and an MMA fighter, is undergoing her second year of assessments.
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.
Badou Jack, the WBC super middleweight champion who lives in Las Vegas, meets former champ Lucian Bute on Saturday in Washington, D.C., on a Showtime-televised card.
The Philippine president said Wednesday that Abu Sayyaf militants may have plotted to kill him and kidnap boxing star Manny Pacquiao, disclosing previously unknown details about an extremist group blamed for the beheading of a Canadian hostage.