Sugar Ray Leonard versus Roberto Duran II will be in the spotlight again when the film “Hands of Stone,” the biopic of Duran’s legendary career, is released in theaters on Friday.
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Claressa Shields had Olympic gold around her neck and a secret keepsake in her warmup jacket pocket. She reached in her pocket, pulled out her first gold from London and slipped the medal over her head.
In a rare Sunday bout, Errol Spence Jr. meets veteran Leonard Bundu in an IBF title eliminator in Brooklyn, New York. The matchup will be televised on NBC at 2 p.m.
Retired superstar boxer Floyd Mayweather announced on Twitter on Wednesday that Olympic boxer Shakur Stevenson has joined Mayweather Promotions.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. dropped in to see the next generation of Olympic boxers in Rio.
While Conor McGregor is busy preparing in hopes of avenging a loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 at T-Mobile Arena on Aug. 20, the Irish superstar hasn’t yet closed the door on a potential bout against boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward matchup was put on hold after a messy news conference this week. But Main Events promoter Kathy Duva said both sides are back on the same page.
There are many new changes in Olympic boxing, with the headgear issue being the most controversial. Olympic competitors aren’t sure if getting rid of the headgear was a good idea.
Las Vegan Jessie Vargas said he was the right choice to fight Manny Pacquiao in the fall. Vargas said his style is what the fans want to see.
Tickets and venue details have been put on hold for the Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward matchup after last-minute negotiations requested by Roc Nation Sports, Ward’s promoter.
Manny Pacquiao announced Tuesday that he will fight Las Vegan Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5 at the Thomas & Mack Center, ending a brief retirement from boxing.
Andre Ward’s easy victory over Alexander Brand on Saturday made the showdown with Sergey Kovalev official, but the fight could leave Las Vegas.
Andre Ward needs to defeat Alexander Brand on Saturday in an HBO-televised main event to make the highly anticipated matchup with Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas come to fruition.
Las Vegan Jessie Vargas said that his manager, Cameron Dunkin, has been working on a contract for him to fight Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 5 at the Thomas & Mack Center on HBO pay per view.
The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2016 Saturday night at Caesars Palace. Boxing greats Riddick “BidDaddy” Bowe, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, Ricardo “El Finito” Lopez, Christy Martin and FreddieLittle were the fighters inducted. The hall also recognized trainers Kenny Adams and Thell Torrence, late gym owner andtrainer Johnny Tocco, longtime boxing writer Tim Dahlberg, and TV and radio personality James “Smitty” Smith.
Riddick Bowe will be joined in the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2016 by Ray Mancini, Pernell Whitaker, Freddie Little, Ricardo Lopez and Christy Martin.
Carl Frampton, a unified 122-pound titlist, is moving up one weight class to fight WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday in a Showtime-televised main event in Brooklyn, New York.
Fight fans have a chance to meet some of their favorite boxers Friday at Caesars Palace. The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame will host a meet-and-greet session outside the Palace Ballroom on the third floor.
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.
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.
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