Keith Thurman defended his WBA welterweight title Saturday night with a 12-round unanimous decision over Shawn Porter in a fierce bout.
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Actor Will Smith, who portrayed Muhammad Ali in the movie “Ali,” and former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis are among eight pallbearers for Ali’s memorial service this week in Louisville.
The legend of Muhammad Ali was so great that he once was matched against Superman in the comic books — and won. It might be the perfect metaphor for the legend that was Ali.
Great memories of Muhammad Ali far outnumber and overshadow the others. Still, one of the others is unforgettable, and it’s from a sad October night in 1980.
Beyond the ropes, “The Greatest” won fans with magic tricks or by drawing sketches of them.
The Fremont Street Experience payed tribute to the late Muhammad Ali with a special presentation on its 1,500-foot-long video screen.
It was 1980 and Muhammad Ali had no business being in the ring against a younger and stronger Larry Holmes, no matter how much his entourage kept telling him how good he looked in training.
Legendary heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, who died Friday at age 74, won five of seven fights in Las Vegas. But he was more than just a fighter. He helped desegregate the city and remained a beloved figure long after he retired in 1981.
People in boxing, sports, and politics remember Muhammad Ali.
WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko said he thinks the idea of letting professional boxers into the Olympics has merit. But he also said he thinks few pros will fight in Rio de Janeiro.
Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died. He was 74.
Muhammad Ali’s bouts defined the golden era of heavyweight boxing. Here’s a look at just a few of them, in chronological order:
A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion is being treated in a hospital for a respiratory issue.
USA Boxing executive director Mike Martino said no pro boxers will represent the country in Rio de Janeiro, saying the process is too far along at this point in choosing the team.
Anyone who still believes a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is imminent had to be disheartened by the superstar boxer’s Instagram post on Sunday night.
Roy Englebrecht, a longtime promoter from Southern California, was suspended 18 months by the Nevada Athletic Commission after falsifying a license application for boxer Zab Judah in March, causing a fight card at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center to be canceled.
A proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is “ridiculous” and “foolish,” former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said Wednesday.
Las Vegan Devin Haney recorded a fourth-round technical knockout over Jairo Vargas on Saturday on the Knockout Night at the D outdoors card at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
Jermall and Jermell Charlo became the first brothers to win world titles in the same weight division. Jermall retained his IBF belt, and Jermell won the vacant WBC title at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Erislandy Lara puts his belt on the line against Vanes Matirosyan tonight at the Cosmopolitan. Follow all the action with our live blog.
Las Vegas’ Jessie Vargas will risk his WBO welterweight title against Kell Brook, the IBF champ, on Aug. 27 in England.
Bob Bennett isn’t going to comment on the nonsense that is anyone believing a Floyd Mayweather Jr.- Conor McGregor fight has the slightest chance of happening, no matter how rich a payday it might generate for all involved.
Erislandy Lara, the reigning World Boxing Association junior middleweight champion, is confident he will defeat Vanes Martirosyan Saturday at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after their first fight in 2012 ended in a draw.