The Nevada State Athletic Commission has temporarily suspended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. after the former middleweight champion failed a drug test. The commission made the standard procedural move Tuesday. Chavez tested positive for marijuana use last month.
A Top Rank Inc. spokesman says middleweight boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. tested positive for marijuana after his first professional loss last weekend in Las Vegas.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stopped Josesito Lopez late in the fifth round Saturday night, defending his WBC 154-pound title with a relentless display of power by the 22-year-old Mexican champion.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is due for release from a Las Vegas jail by the weekend after serving two months in a domestic battery case.
A teenage boxer died Thursday following a workout at a San Gabriel Valley gym.
When Josesito Lopez and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stood toe-to-toe and stared each other down Tuesday on historic Olvera Street, the supposedly undersized Lopez was the one looking down at his opponent.
Unheralded Josesito Lopez stopped welterweight star Victor Ortiz on Saturday night, apparently breaking Ortiz’s jaw in the ninth round to earn a stunning upset victory.
One of boxing’s major sanctioning bodies will review Timothy Bradley’s controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be “clarity” in the judging of the fight.
Manny Pacquiao tried to turn his welterweight title fight with Timothy Bradley into a brawl, but it was Bradley who won a split decision to end a remarkable run by the Filipino fighter.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. won’t be able to see rival Manny Pacquiao’s pay-per-view fight Saturday night against Timothy Bradley, but he will have time to read his mail.
Boxer “Sugar” Shane Mosley is retiring, ending a career in which he won titles in three different weight classes, beat Oscar De La Hoya twice and never was knocked out.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. turned himself in Friday in a Las Vegas courtroom to begin serving a three-month jail sentence for attacking his ex-girlfriend in September 2010 while two of their children watched.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally found himself in a real fight, complete with a bloody nose and an opponent in Miguel Cotto who was never going to quit. As usual, he found a way to win.
Philippine tax officials have filed a criminal complaint against boxing champion and lawmaker Manny Pacquiao for failure to submit documents to investigators looking into his tax returns.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday he will fight Miguel Cotto on May 5 in Las Vegas.