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Rep. Peter King (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

Rep. Peter King To Go Toe-To-Toe With Professional In Boxing Match

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.

03/06/2013

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali rides a golf cart onto the field to represent the Louisville Cardinals for the coin toss against the Florida Gators prior to the start of the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali’s Daughter Says Boxing Great Is ‘Fine,’ Not Near Death

Muhammad Ali’s daughter knocked down rumors of her father being near death Sunday, saying he was at home watching the Super Bowl.

02/04/2013

Mike Tyson On The Couch (credit: Katie Wiggin/WLNY)

Exclusive: Mike Tyson Calls Lance Armstrong ‘An Awesome Human Being’

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.

01/29/2013

Mike Tyson on the Couch

Mike Tyson To Kick Off National Tour With Show ‘Undisputed Truth’

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.

01/29/2013

Manny Pacquiao (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez battle during their welterweight fight on December 8, 2012, at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marquez knocked out Pacquiao in the 6th round. AFP PHOTO / John Gurzinski (Photo credit should read JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Marquez Delivers Redemption With One Punch

Manny Pacquiao got reckless and Juan Manuel Marquez took advantage by lowering the boom.

12/09/2012

Boxers Manny Pacquiao (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez pose during the official weigh-in for their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Marquez will fight each other for the fourth time on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pacquiao Has The Edge Once Again Against Marquez

Steve Silverman thinks Manny Pacquiao will wipe away the sting of losing to Bradley and dominate Marquez once again.

12/08/2012

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Keidel: The End of Macho Time

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.

11/24/2012

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Mother: Camacho To Be Taken Off Life Support

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.

11/23/2012

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Family Holds Somber Vigil For Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho

Family and friends of Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho are keeping a somber vigil at the hospital in Puerto Rico where he remains on life support.

11/23/2012

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Doctors Say Puerto Rican Boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho Is Brain Dead

Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho is clinically “brain dead” after being shot in the face.

11/22/2012

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Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho Shot In Puerto Rico; Condition Worsens

Camacho was in worsening condition Wednesday after being shot in the face while in a car, with doctors and his family expected to decide whether to remove the former boxing champion from life support.

11/21/2012

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Palladino: Lessons In Boxing From The Late, Great Basilio

I never knew Carmen Basilio. Not really. I met the man only once, briefly, at a sports function in my home town. Shook his hand, said hello, and that was it. But I knew plenty about him.

11/09/2012

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Famed Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Dies At 68

Emanuel Steward, earnest yet easygoing, proved rough and tough wasn’t the only way to win in boxing.

10/26/2012

Mike Tyson with one of his pigeons (credit: Stringer/Getty Images)

Mike Tyson Riffs On Broadway, Pigeon Training With Boomer & Carton

For a time, there was no boxer more feared than Tyson. The guy who used to knock opponents out is ready to knock ‘em dead on Broadway.

06/29/2012

From left: Chris Brown (credit; Jason Merritt/Getty Images); Drake (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Chris Brown, Drake Reportedly Offered Celebrity Boxing Match To Officially Settle Score

The bar brawl between Chris Brown and Drake in a SoHo nightclub two weeks ago may be the fight that saves Chris Brown’s career.

06/27/2012

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