LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez didn't have to take the risk. Not at light heavyweight, and not against a puncher like Sergey Kovalev.A third fight with Gennadiy Golovkin was there for the asking. There were other fights against lesser opponents ...
Nov 2, 2019
SERGEY Kovalev was considered by some to be washed up after he lost two straight fights to Andre Ward, the second by knockout. He got stopped again a few fights later, then had to rally in his native Russia to stop Anthony ...
Sep 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez will move up to light heavyweight to take on Sergey Kovalev for a piece of the 175-pound title on Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.Alvarez, who currently holds titles at 160 pounds, will try to become a ...
Sep 14, 2019
LONDON - Vasyl Lomachenko's big goal in boxing is to become unified champion in one weight category.He's one win away from achieving that dream.Considered among the world's greatest pound-for-pound fighters, Lomachenko added the ...
Sep 1, 2019
MMA
BOSTON - Daniel Cormier has defended his 205-pound title with a dominating performance over Volkan Oezdemir in the co-main event of UFC 220 on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Cormier (20-1) had the Boston crowd behind him and Oezdemir (16-1) ...
Jan 21, 2018
NEW YORK - They call Sergey Kovalev "Krusher." His opponent on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, also is a big-time puncher.So not many people expect the 12-round WBO light heavyweight title fight to go the distance at Madison ...
Nov 25, 2017
LAS VEGAS - Andre Ward won't apologize for the close decision that Sergey Kovalev insists should have gone his way when the light heavyweights fought in November.Still, he's eager to clear up any remaining doubts when they meet ...
Jun 17, 2017
LAS VEGAS - Sergey Kovalev kept coming, and Andre Ward never stopped battling. With the crowd roaring in approval, they put on a fight that lived up to its advance billing.In the end, Ward won a narrow decision on Saturday night (Sunday, ...
Nov 20, 2016
MMA
ANTHONY Johnson landed a devastating uppercut 13 seconds into the first round to knock out Glover Teixeira in the UFC 202 co-main event between top-ranked light heavyweights on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Johnson (22-5) flattened Teixeira with the shot, ...
Aug 21, 2016
MMA
DANIEL Cormier dominated late replacement Anderson Silva, winning their light heavyweight bout in UFC 200 on Saturday in Las Vegas.Cormier proved too much for Silva, who was give the place on the fight card after Jon Jones was scratched following a ...
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Jul 10, 2016
MMA
LOS ANGELES - Jon Jones is unhappy with the Nevada Athletic Commission's decision to assign referee John McCarthy to his light heavyweight title bout against Daniel Cormier next month at UFC 200."I would prefer any other referee but him," Jones ...
Jun 29, 2016
OAKLAND, California - Andre Ward lost a point for a low blow in the eighth and later drew a warning for an accidental head butt.Not even that was enough to slow the former Olympic gold medalist's march toward a possible ...
Mar 27, 2016
MMA
HOUSTON - Daniel Cormier outpointed Alexander Gustafsson in a split decision Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at UFC 192 to retain the light heavyweight championship.Two judges gave the fight to Cormier (17-1) with 49-46 and 48-47 scores, and the ...
Oct 4, 2015
MMA
BRANDON Vera showed he is still in top form in scoring a quick win in his One FC debut, the culmination of months of hard work at training camp.After keeping silent for more than two months, the 37-year-old Fil- ...
Dec 9, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Bernard Hopkins will turn the big 5-0 without a championship belt around his waist.Sergey Kovalev roughed up Hopkins from the opening bell, sending the aging fighter to the canvas - and possibly into retirement - with the fight ...
Nov 9, 2014
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