Badou Jack, the WBC super middleweight champion, is the first boxer not named Floyd Mayweather Jr. to win the Nevada Fighter of the Year award since it was created in 2013.
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Las Vegan Augie Sanchez is headed to the Olympics as an assistant coach for the U.S. boxing team. Sanchez credits his success to his former trainer and father-in-law, Pat Barry.
Unbeaten WBO junior welterweight champ adds WBC prize
Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol put their junior welterweight belts on the line when they clash at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night. Follow the fight with our live blog.
Terence Crawford doesn’t want to be the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Muhammad Ali. He wants to make it to the top his own way. Crawford fights Viktor Postol in a unification showdown Saturday.
The most compelling fight on the Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol undercard is a welterweight battle between Jose Benavidez Jr. and Francisco “Chia” Santana.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez said the fight with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will eventually happen but a matchup of this caliber needs time to come together. Alvarez and Golovkin are expected to meet next fall.
Viktor Postol went from a security guard at a mall in the Ukraine to a boxing world champion. Postol faces Terence Crawford at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao’s next fight will take place at Thomas & Mack Center on Nov. 5, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum confirmed Wednesday.
Two-time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez will be fighting in his first championship match when he faces Matias Rueda for the vacant WBO featherweight title on the co-main event of the Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.
After Golden Boy Promotions was approved last month by the Nevada Athletic Commission to reserve T-Mobile Arena for Sept. 17, the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Liam Smith bout will now be moving to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Freddie Roach could be in an awkward position if Viktor Postol beats Terence Crawford and becomes Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent. Roach trains Postol and Pacquiao.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was expected to fight Liam Smith at T-Mobile Arena Arena on Sept. 17, but reports have emerged of a change in venue to AT&T Stadium in Dallas.
Las Vegas’ Jessie Vargas was all set to fight Kell Brook in a welterweight unification bout until the English boxer decided to jump ship and take on Gennady Golovkin.
Manny Pacquiao is set to return to the ring on either Oct. 29 or Nov. 5, according to Top Rank promoter Bob Arum. But Pacquiao later released a statement saying he never discussed a return bout.
The last time Terence Crawford fought in Las Vegas he was an unknown boxer. He returns July 23 to headline his first pay-per-view fight against Viktor Postol at the MGM Grand Garden.
Las Vegas resident Rubens Nicolas hoped to qualify as a heavyweight boxer for Haiti in the Olympics this summer, but he was denied a passport.
Las Vegas native Augie Sanchez was named men’s assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic boxing team in Rio this summer.
Just in case you were wondering, former boxer Mike Tyson won’t be in the speaker lineup at the Republican National Convention in July.
Las Vegas’ Shawn Porter resident didn’t need to take the spotlight away from Keith Thurman’s grand victory of retaining the welterweight WBA title.
Keith Thurman defended his WBA welterweight title Saturday night with a 12-round unanimous decision over Shawn Porter in a fierce bout.
If you caught Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter on television together this week you probably thought they were preparing for the doubles competition at Wimbledon by the way they were giggling.
Manny Pacquiao is still retired from boxing, but Bob Arum already has a plan in the works in case the Filipino fighter decides to come back.
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