LAS VEGAS - Terence Crawford started slow and finished fast, stopping Kell Brook with a barrage of punches in the fourth round Saturday night to retain his welterweight title.Crawford remained unbeaten and kept his place on the mythical pound-for-pound best ...
Nov 15, 2020
MIKEY Garcia believes he has the style and what it takes to upend Manny Pacquiao if he gets the chance to face in the ring one of the greatest fighters ever.If and when, Garcia sees it as a 'legacy' fight for ...
May 2, 2020
FRISCO, Texas - Mikey Garcia rebounded from his only professional loss 11 months ago to win a 12-round unanimous decision over Jessie Vargas on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in a welterweight bout.Garcia (40-1, 30 KOs) took control in the ...
Mar 1, 2020
NEW YORK - Danny Garcia needed to learn about himself. Nine months between fights can create some questions.After 12 rounds on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), he proved to everyone he's the same as he ever was.Garcia overcame a ...
Jan 26, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor became a two-division UFC champion because he was a tremendous fighter. He became the biggest mixed martial artist in the world only because he talked an even bigger game.McGregor's loquacious, pugnacious personality was an ...
Jan 18, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) - Terence Crawford's latest opponent had not only never been knocked down, but Crawford couldn't recall seeing him even hurt.Then again, he'd never been in a ring with a fighter like Crawford before. ...
Dec 15, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Errol Spence added the WBC welterweight title to his IBF belt with a thrilling split-decision victory over Shawn Porter on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Spence (26-0) persevered through the biggest challenge of his ascendant career from Porter ( ...
Sep 29, 2019
LAS VEGAS - In every field of sports, age has constantly been the Grim Reaper of an athlete's career. Time slays every competitor. It never gets tired, feels no emotion. It just keeps on ticking.At age 40, it was supposed ...
Jul 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old.Pacquiao (62- ...
Jul 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao, months away from his 41st birthday but looking not a day out of his heyday, beat a game Keith Thurman via split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time)Pacquiao, 40, never got ...
Jul 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Keith Thurman is guaranteed to earn a $2.5 million purse when he squares off against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here in the heart of Sin City.Including his share of ...
Jul 20, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician.The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably shied away from lengthy conversations in English is more comfortable in the language. ...
Jul 19, 2019
CHICAGO - Each time Manny Pacquiao stands in front of a mirror, he doesn't see a stranger glaring back at him.Except for some character lines that have traced his life's journey from rags to riches, the sitting Filipino ...
Jul 19, 2019
CAN Keith Thurman walk the talk?From the moment their fight was announced, Manny Pacquiao has received regular doses of harsh words from WBA 'super' welterweight king Keith "One Time" Thurman. Thurman has likened Pacquiao's short arms to a "T-Rex" ...
Jul 18, 2019
NEW YORK - Terence Crawford knocked Amir Khan down just a few punches into their fight.The punch that finally ended it was below the belt.Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) when Khan wasn&# ...
Apr 21, 2019
OMAHA, Neb. - World champion welterweight Terence "Bud" Crawford said he's eager to make unbeaten challenger Jose Benavidez Jr. eat his words when they meet in the ring at CHI Health Center on Oct. 13.A heated confrontation between Benavidez and ...
Oct 5, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - English welterweight Amir Khan had to climb off the canvas to continue his comeback with a points win over Samuel Vargas on Saturday.In his second fight since returning to the ring after a two-year absence, Khan was knocked ...
Sep 9, 2018
NEW YORK - Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas spent 12 rounds trading punches. A few moments later, they exchanged angry words and opposite views of what transpired.The one thing the two fighters agreed upon? A rematch should be in the offing."We ...
Apr 22, 2018
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Terence Crawford took all the drama out of his fight against Julius Indongo, and he did it fast.Now Crawford is the only undisputed world champion in professional boxing.Energized by his huge home-state following 45 minutes from his ...
Aug 20, 2017
IT appears the pressure is more on Eumir Felix Marcial competing in the 29th Southeast Asian Games than in the AIBA World Championship.While the stakes are definitely higher in the August 25 to September 3 world tilt in Hamburg, Germany, Marcial ...
Aug 19, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Manny Pacquiao accepts the judges decision proclaiming Jeff Horn as the new World Boxing Organization welterweight champion.But deep within him, the 11-time world champion knew he did everything to win their 12-round slugfest Sunday afternoon at the ...
Jul 2, 2017
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