Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Canelo Alvarez proved nothing more than easy money for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
Boxing legend and gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya has defeated plenty of opponents inside the ring. The demon he continuously faces outside the ring, however, is a different kind of challenge.
Floyd Mayweather, already the highest paid athlete in sports, will rake in a reported $41.5 million guaranteed for his bout against Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14, making it the largest purse of all-time.
People with Parkinson’s disease are battling their symptoms with a right hook.
Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted this week what many have long suspected — that he hand picks every opponent who enters the ring with him.
It’s been a knockout in Germany. Now Sylvester Stallone hopes a musical based on his beloved boxing film “Rocky” will also be a hit on Broadway.
A group of seniors are using boxing to stay fit and focused.
By now, there’s nothing Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez don’t know about each other. After 36 rounds in the ring — many of which could have been scored either way — there’s not much fight fans don’t know about the two, either.
Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector `Macho’ Camacho is clinically “brain dead” after being shot in the face.
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.