Emile Griffith, the elegant world champion whose career was overshadowed by the fatal beating he gave Bennie Paret in a 1962 title bout that darkened all of boxing, died Tuesday. He was 75.
With the WBA Super Light Middleweight title on the line, this fight has the potential to be an instant classic, and it all starts here.
The fight, scheduled for July 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and announced Wednesday in Manhattan, will be Hopkins’ first since winning the title from Tavoris Cloud in March.
Mike Tyson is getting a cartoon show on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim.
Floyd Mayweather fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year’s absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight.
Mike Tyson loves his pigeons. It’s a known fact. So his revelation Thursday morning on WFAN radio was sort of a shock to us all.
Rep. King, 68, will be lacing up his boxing gloves for a two-round exhibition bout against New York state light heavyweight kickboxing champion, “Irish” John Foley, at a pub in Wantagh, N.Y.
Muhammad Ali’s daughter knocked down rumors of her father being near death Sunday, saying he was at home watching the Super Bowl.
The athletic legend, whose controversial career included a prison stint and biting off a chunk of a competitor’s ear, is coming out in support of his friend Lance.
The boxing icon’s acclaimed one-man show, “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth – Live On Stage,” kicks off a 10-week national tour February 13 in Indianapolis.
Manny Pacquiao got reckless and Juan Manuel Marquez took advantage by lowering the boom.
Steve Silverman thinks Manny Pacquiao will wipe away the sting of losing to Bradley and dominate Marquez once again.
If you lived above 96th street in the 1980’s you know what Macho Time meant and who Macho Man was. And we knew that for a few dazzling years, we were in the presence of greatness.
Hector “Macho” Camacho will be taken off life support, his mother said Friday night, indicating she would have doctors do that Saturday. It was a decision the former championship boxer’s eldest son opposed.
Family and friends of Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho are keeping a somber vigil at the hospital in Puerto Rico where he remains on life support.