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30 min ago | Yahoo!
Alex Leapai's trainer believes if the Australian can win the world heavyweight boxing title, it will be as big an upset as when James "Buster" Douglas defeated Mike Tyson.
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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Washington, DC is fast becoming the east coast Vegas. The city has hosted 3 world title fights in the last few months and a 4th title fight can be added on Saturday April 19 at the DC Armory when legendary boxer Bernard Hopkins tries to unify the light heavyweight championship against Beibut Shumenov.
6 hrs ago | Boxing Scene
Boxing's oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes he will once again make history as he looks to unify the light-heavyweight division this weekend.
10 hrs ago | Sporting News
It was Bob Arum doing his job. Raising suggestions that the boxer he promotes is ready, willing and able to accept a fight against the best possible opponent.
12 hrs ago | RTE.ie
Dereck Chisora intends to send Tyson Fury to "the naughty corner" in their 'must-win' final eliminator for the WBO heavyweight championship in July.
13 hrs ago | The Advertiser
A CHARITY auction, featuring a boxing glove signed by former world heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson, will be held to raise funds for an 11-year-old girl battling a rare cancer.
Manny Pacquiao successfully recaptured the WBO welterweight championship belt on Saturday with a 12-round demolition of previously undefeated Timothy Bradley at MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Outlook: At 49, Hopkins is always on the verge of history in the ring. This time, the IBF light heavyweight champion can become the oldest fighter to unify the titles in his division.
As the twentieth century dawned, bare-knuckle prizefighting was transforming into the popular sport of boxing, yet simultaneously it was banned as immoral in many locales.
Mike Tyson has a new outlet to sink his teeth into. Only 20 years old when he sparked Trevor Berbick in the second round on Nov. 22, 1986 to become the youngest world heavyweight boxing champion of all time, the sports world's most polarizing figure has returned to the stage at the age of 47. Tyson, alongside the guidance of Acquinity Sports, ... (more)
The WBA-IBF light heavyweight unification title fight between WBA Super world champion, Beibut Shumenov, and the IBF world champion Bernard Hopkins, will have Earl Brown as referee, according to Washington DC boxing Commission.
World heavyweight title contender Alex Leapai has vowed to "bash" Wladimir Klitschko and emerge as Australia's next boxing champion on April 26. World heavyweight boxing title contender Alex Leapai pledged his allegiance to the Broncos before donning a Brisbane jersey on Tuesday.
Undefeated World Boxing Organization middleweight champion of the World, Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, is fighting for respect this Saturday night on SHOWTIME against No.
Heavyweight prizefighters carry an aura of respect that traces back to the 19th century when the first gloved heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan crowed in various drinking establishments "I can lick any man in the house."
After an exciting night of fights in Boston on St. Patrick's Day, Golden Boy Promotions will return to this boxing rich town to team up with Murphy's Boxing U.S.A and Back East Promotions on Thursday, June 5 with a stacked card at the House of Blues featuring a title defense and a stellar lineup of New England's top prospects.
APRIL 10: IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins works out at the DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia in preparation for his upcoming fight on April 10, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 10: IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins works out at the DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia in preparation for his upcoming ... (more)
" The Trials of Muhammad Ali ," which airs at 9 p.m. Monday on WYES as an episode of the "Independent Lens" documentary series, revisits a time when the greatest sports figure of his era became one of American culture's most controversial personalities.