The former world champion has lost two straight fights and hopes to stope his slide when he faces Argentina’s Diego Chaves Saturday in a 10-round welterweight main event at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on HBO.
The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.
Jessie Magdaleno likes to stay busy in the ring. So when the undefeated super bantamweight from Las Vegas was diagnosed with tonsillitis in April and forced to take six weeks off, it was a tossup as to which bothered him more — his throat or his restlessness.
Mike Tyson says he’s met with Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx about collaborating on a possible biopic on his life.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. no longer needs to depend on anyone else to fight in Nevada. On Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously approved Mayweather’s application to hold a promoter’s license in the state. By getting his license, Mayweather can be his own promoter of record.
It has been 17 years since Mike Tyson bit a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear off during a match, and the two are about to reunite again.
Brett Yormark is a guy who doesn’t take no for an answer. Even from Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Art Lurie, who was one of the premier boxing judges in Nevada and was a former chairman of the Nevada Athletic Commission, died late Thursday after a lengthy illness. He was 96.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. interrupted a press appearance in Los Angeles hyping his upcoming fight with Marcos Maidana when he spotted promoter Richard Schaefer. Mayweather embraced Schaefer, Schaefer, who quit June 2 as the CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, and called him “the real man who built Golden Boy.”
There were a pair of oversized boxing gloves on the podium. There was a birthday cake made out of giant boxing gloves.