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The timing couldn't have been more perfect. Or more ironic.
Tonight at Caesars Palace, Muhammad Ali will be honored as a member of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame's class of 2015, a star-studded group that includes Sugar Ray Robinson, Jack Johnson, Joe Gans, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Lennox Lewis, Felix Trinidad, Marco Antonio Barrera, Roger Mayweather, Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, Johnny Tapia and Gene Fullmer.
During an interview on ESPN "SportsCenter" on Thursday, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was asked his thoughts about Rousey recently winning an ESPY award for Fighter of the Year.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has everything planned out. Come Sept. 12, he's going to beat Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden to remain undefeated. Then, at age 38, he will bid boxing farewell, having equaled heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano's 49-0 record as the best ever.
Whether you cheered for Marvelous Marvin Hagler or Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson or Lennox Lewis, there will be a champion for just about every fight fan at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame gathering Saturday night at Caesars Palace.
Those savvy business types who have so brilliantly crafted the illusion that Floyd Mayweather has engaged a catalog of deserving and worthy opponents in the past decade just might have met their match in Andre Berto.
And the winner is ... Andre Berto. At least on Tuesday he was. Berto was chosen as Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s opponent on Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden on Showtime Pay Per View.
Joel Casamayor remembers the last time he stood before Fidel Castro.
Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan won his Premier Boxing Champions interim cruiserweight title fight against B.J. Flores on Saturday night in the Pearl Theatre at The Palms.
The first time Sergey Kovalev fought in Las Vegas, it took him just 5 minutes, 39 seconds to leave his mark, stopping Douglas Okola in the second round.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is at the point where he has to make a decision regarding his next fight. A source with knowledge of the negotiations said Saturday that everything is expected to be finalized in the next week.
Jessie Vargas is still upset over how his June 27 WBO welterweight title fight with Timothy Bradley ended at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
It's an exclusive club, and B.J. Flores is a member. There's a select group of boxers who moonlight as announcers while still competing in the ring.
Sergey Kovalev isn't going to compare himself to Floyd Mayweather Jr. But as a fellow world champion, Kovalev believes he has earned a certain amount of respect.
Las Vegas always will have a special place in Vince Caruso's heart.
Maybe Beibut Shumenov has learned from the past.
I suppose nothing is official until we hear the news via Shots or whatever social media application Floyd Mayweather Jr. prefers nowadays.
Reporters figured Floyd Mayweather Jr. was kidding a few weeks ago when he dropped the names of Andre Berto and Karim Mayfield as potential opponents for his Sept. 12 fight at the MGM Grand Garden. But Berto and Mayfield didn’t laugh at the suggestion.
Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao on Friday held a prayer session in an Indonesian prison with a Philippine woman on death row for drug trafficking, in hopes of drawing attention to her plight and getting her sentence commuted.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is considering paying the chairman of CBS back by appearing on Leslie Moonves’ flagship network rather than on pay per view for his next fight, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday.
Kathy Duva wasn’t surprised when Premier Boxing Champions announced it would host a fight card July 25 at the Palms, the same night Sergey Kovalev is scheduled to fight at Mandalay Bay. Duva, whose Main Events promotes Kovalev, said it was another case of Al Haymon trying to bully the boxing world.