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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Imagine Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Deontay Wilder at the top of the podium, a gold medal dangling around their neck, "The Star-Spangled Banner" playing in the auditorium.
We again have foolishly mixed athletic gifts with moral compass, shocked those we admire most for their physical skills in sports aren't also shining examples of virtue and acceptance.
In 2015, the New York Daily News ran a now-legendary photo of a man “packing” for vacation by stuffing a seemingly endless spread of bundled $100 bills into a designer bag. That man was Floyd “Money” Mayweather.
The past two years have been a series of false starts for Zab Judah that have left him frustrated in his attempt to resurrect his boxing career.
The fight boxing fans have been looking forward to seeing for months has been put on hold. World Boxing Association welterweight champion Keith Thurman pulled out of his March 12 title defense against Shawn Porter Monday after being involved in an automobile accident last Wednesday in Florida.
Bob Arum, the Top Rank chairman who is Manny Pacquiao's longtime promoter, said Monday there's no chance Pacquiao's April 9 fight against Timothy Bradley Jr. at the MGM Grand Garden will be postponed after some of Pacquiao's opponents claimed he has an unfair advantage in campaigning.
Jessie Magdaleno went back to being a power puncher and the super bantamweight from Las Vegas remained undefeated after knocking out Rey Perez in the seventh round of their scheduled 10-round bout at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix.
Manny Pacquiao's comments about homosexuals last week cost him an endorsement deal with Nike. But will Pacquiao's remarks cost him at the box office when he faces Timothy Bradley Jr. on April 9 at the MGM Grand Garden, or from fans who might be deciding whether to buy the HBO Pay Per View telecast?
This summer will be four years since Michael Hunter represented the United States in the Olympics as a heavyweight. By now, the boxer from Las Vegas figured he would be ranked and fighting for world titles in the cruiserweight division.
The Magdaleno brothers of Las Vegas were hoping they would be world champions at the same time. But while Jessie's future is very much in play toward winning a belt, older brother Diego's future is uncertain.
As soon as you enter Shawn Porter's business, you're asked — politely, yet firmly — to remove your shoes. Not every gym makes that request. But as Porter's father and lead trainer, Kenny, points out, this is a high-performance center, not a gym.
Nike terminated its endorsement contract with Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday after the boxer's derogatory comments when he said people involved in gay relationships were "worse than animals."
Alexis Santiago and Erik Ruiz battled in a bantamweight fight Tuesday at Sam's Town. Santiago won by unanimous decision to improve to 21-3-1.
Former two-division boxing champion Zab Judah announced on Tuesday his latest comeback attempt.
Eight-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has apologized after sparking outrage in the Philippines by saying gay people are "worse than animals."
It's half past 12 at the gym when the fighter strolls in from brilliant sunshine. He looks spry for 84 years old — and for a guy who fought two wars with Carmen Basilio back in the day
Kevin Arnold knows his days as an amateur boxer are numbered. So if he's going to accomplish anything in the sport, now's the time.
Life is good for Alexis Santiago, inside and outside the ring.
Numerous people have worked Jessie Vargas' corner over the years. And always lurking but never entering the ring with him has been Dewey Cooper. Until now.
The calendar reads February, but it's not too late to rank the 10 most wanted boxing fights in 2016. It doesn't hurt to play promoter this time of year and make a wish list that most boxing fans would love to see come to fruition.
Gilberto Ramirez was set on starting his training camp in Germany for his fight with WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham.
The crisis with the water supply in Flint, Mich., having been contaminated with lead has sparked nationwide outrage and concern. Super middleweight Andre Dirrell knows he can't single-handedly change the situation, but he is trying to help his hometown.