Bermane Stiverne is enjoying life as a heavyweight champion.
It’s rare for Errol Spence Jr.’s fights to go the distance. But his latest ring appearance resulted in one of those circumstances.
The undefeated welterweight from Dallas fought eight times in 2013 and puts his 12-0 record on the line tonight at the Hard Rock Hotel headlining Golden Boy’s fight card on Showtime.
The 31-year-old from Cuba said he didn’t want to come across as boorish but Alvarez left him little choice in ducking him. The two will face each other July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden in a 12-round non-title junior middleweight main event to be televised on Showtime Pay Per View.
A year ago, few people in boxing were talking about Juan Manuel Lopez. He appeared finished in the ring after Mikey Garcia destroyed him inside of four rounds.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is ready to get back into the boxing business. The Strip property, which opened in 2010 and had hosted cards for the past three years, will use The Chelsea, a new 40,000-square-foot entertainment venue, for an Aug. 2 Top Rank card featuring former world champion Brandon Rios in the main event.
The former world champion boxer apologizes for his profane and racist remarks in the ring after defeating Carlos Molina May 3 at the MGM Grand Garden. Said he needs to grow up and will watch what he says in the future.
Leave it to an American and a Russian to create detente in boxing.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. can again lay claim to being the highest-paid athlete in sports as Forbes Magazine has put the 11-time world champion at the top of its list for 2014.
It can be against Antonio Margarito or Yuri Foreman or Shane Mosley. Cotto always seems to take his boxing to a higher level when he fights in New York.