LONDON - An all-British world heavyweight title showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury in 2021 is a step closer.Fury said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that an agreement has been reached with Joshua's camp on a two-fight ...
Jun 11, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Deontay Wilder says an elaborate outfit he wore on his ring walk wore him down so much that he didn't have the legs to withstand Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title fight.Wilder also said he would execute ...
Feb 25, 2020
OWING to his waistline that is as wide as the equator, Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr. has been the subject of ridicule throughout his life and boxing career. Ruiz has never been remiss in reminding everyone that he goes by the fearsome ...
Jun 3, 2019
NEW YORK - Andy Ruiz Jr. will look to become Mexico's first heavyweight champion after replacing Jarrell Miller as the opponent for unbeaten WBA, IBF and WBO titleholder Anthony Joshua.Miller was withdrawn from the June 1 fight at Madison Square ...
May 2, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Tyson Fury dominated long stretches of his heavyweight title bout against Deontay Wilder with shifty technique and graceful defense.He still ended up flat on the canvas in the 12th round, his eyes rolling backward while Wilder celebrated above him. ...
Dec 2, 2018
NEW YORK - Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is on a business trip this weekend in Belfast. He'll be ringside as a TV commentator for Saturday's fight between Tyson Fury and Francesco Pianeta.But even Wilder has something riding on ...
Aug 17, 2018
BROCK Lesnar has put Suplex City on the 2K17 map. Lesnar, the former WWE and UFC heavyweight champion, was selected as the cover superstar for the WWE 2K17 video game that is set for an October 11 release.Lesnar recently created a ...
Jun 27, 2016
MUHAMMAD Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died. He was 74.Ali suffered for years from Parkinson's disease, which ravaged his body but could never dim his larger- ...
Jun 4, 2016
LONDON - Anthony Joshua stopped Charles Martin inside two rounds to snatch the IBF heavyweight belt off the American in only his 16th professional fight on Saturday.With two knockdowns in the second round at the O2 Arena, Joshua secured a crushing knockout ...
Apr 10, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great is back in the hospital for follow-up care related to a urinary tract infection.Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that the former heavyweight boxing champion ...
Jan 16, 2015
TORONTO - Mike Tyson has unleashed a curse-filled diatribe at an interviewer on live TV after the anchor referred to him as a convicted rapist.Nathan Downer of Toronto all-news network CP24 was interviewing Tyson on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), a ...
Sep 11, 2014
SOCHI, Russia - Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko expressed shock and revulsion on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) at the deaths in his country, and said Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych must step down before civil war engulfs the nation.Klitschko, the brother of opposition leader ...
Feb 21, 2014
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