A close look at each athlete with Las Vegas ties competing in the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The heavyweight title fight was scheduled for July 24, but was postponed last week when Tyson Fury tested positive for COVID. He since has tested negative.
The trilogy fight between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder on July 24 at T-Mobile Arena is postponed amid a COVID outbreak in Fury’s camp.
The commission voted Wednesday to eliminate discipline for boxers and MMA fighters who test positive.
The former pound-for-pound king outworked, outboxed and thoroughly dominated Masayoshi Nakatani en route to a technical knockout win on Saturday at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.
Gervonta Davis (24-0, 23 knockouts) will fight for the first time as a junior welterweight Saturday against Mario Barrios, who doubles as the tallest and heaviest opponent he’ll have faced to date.
The 5-foot, 7-inch Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-2, 10 KOs), will take on the 5-11 Masayoshi Nakatani (19-1, 13 KOs), in the main event of a Top Rank boxing card from Virgin Hotels.
Top Rank announced on Thursday that Nico Ali Walsh, a Las Vegas native has signed with the promotional company and will make his professional debut.
The welterweight title fight between Errol Spence Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will be held at T-Mobile Arena on Aug. 21 and will be for Spence’s IBF and WBC world titles.
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Naoya Inoue (21-0, 18 KOs) dropped Michael Dasmarinas (30-3-1, 20 KOs) in the second round with a body shot, then followed it up with two more brutal knockdowns in the third.
Oscar De La Hoya, 48, who has not fought since he retired on his stool against Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand in 2008. Vitor Belfort is a former UFC champion who won his only bout as a professional boxer.
Mayer (14-0, 5 KOs) will take on former two-division titlist Erica Farias (26-4, 10 KOs) Saturday in the co-main event of a Top Rank card from Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.
Leo will fight Aaron Alameda on the undercard of Jermall Charlo-Juan Macias Montiel WBC middleweight world title fight.
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will defend his belt against Deontay Wilder on July 24 at T-Mobile Arena in the third fight between the two.