All posts tagged "boxing"

  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, hits Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, during their welterweight title fight on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
    Professional boxers could be cleared to compete in Olympics

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Professional boxers could be eligible to compete in this year’s Olympics under proposals put forward by the sport’s world governing body. Scrapping rules that restricted Olympic boxing to amateur fighters was discussed by...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Before Bob Arum, right, began his boxing career in 1965, he was a lawyer in the U.S. Justice Department during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. (AP / Jae C. Hong)
    Arum: Pacquiao undercard will be all-Hispanic reply to Trump

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Boxing promoter Bob Arum plans to make a statement against Donald Trump with an all-Hispanic undercard on his next big pay-per-view show. Arum said Tuesday that he will feature all Hispanic fighters...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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    Manny Pacquiao to return April 9 against Bradley

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring April 9 for the first time since losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it will be against a familiar foe. Promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday that...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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    Mosley wants to take boxing back to the golden days, promote in S. Korea

    By Brian Han LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Former championship boxer Shane Mosley is stepping out of retirement for the second time and back into the ring on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Although many critics...

    • Posted August 29, 2015
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  • Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, poses after defeating Willie Monroe Jr. in a middleweight boxingbout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. Golovkin won when the fight was stopped in the sixth round. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
    Boxing still alive in the age of GGG

    By Brian Han The idea that boxing may be on its decline was nowhere to be found at The Forum Saturday as WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin defended his title against contender Willie Monroe Jr. Amidst...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • Willie Monroe, Jr., right, is knocked down by Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, during the second round of a boxing bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
    Golovkin extends KO streak to 20

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Gennady Golovkin’s latest big drama show had a few extra twists and turns. The middleweight champion still finished it with his usual show-stopping flourish. Golovkin stopped Willie Monroe Jr. 45 seconds into the...

    • Posted May 16, 2015
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  • Undefeated middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin at a press conference in Los Angeles, Calif. Tuesday. (Brian Han/Korea Times)
    Golovkin goes for 20th straight KO vs elusive Monroe

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Gennady Golovkin has thrown out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium, and he has been given a hero’s welcome back home in Kazakhstan. He has claimed multiple middleweight belts, and he has...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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