Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence crashed a speeding Ferrari in Dallas early Thursday and was badly injured but is expected to survive, police said.
Here’s a look at some of the memorable Las Vegas sports finishes we’ll never forget — buzzer beaters and other heart-stoppers that proved Yogi Berra was right when he said “It ain’t over till it’s over.”
Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury endured an impressive effort from underdog Otto Wallin before asserting his dominance in the latter rounds Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
The 31-year-old from England will fight Otto Wallin on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, after making his Las Vegas debut in June with a technical knockout of Tom Schwarz.
Heavyweight boxer Tyson “The Gyspy King” Fury (28-0-1) will put his lineal heavyweight championship on the line when he faces undefeated Swedish boxer Otto Wallin (20-0, 1 NC) on Sep. 14 at the T-Mobile Arena.
The 49-year-old, who will be among those inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Saturday at Red Rock Resort, grew up in Belfast during The Troubles.
Despite two recent deaths of boxers tied to brain injuries, Nevada the gold standard in keeping fighter safety in mind.
Manny Pacquiao continues to cement his legacy in boxing after his split decision win over Keith Thurman.
Boxer Maxim Dadashev has died after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28.
Both fighters from Saturday night’s WBA welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden were issued temporary bans from competition, with Thurman ordered to get an X-ray on his right hand.