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Crawford returns to ring in title defense against Brook

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terence Crawford has long held a spot in the mythical pound-for-pound ratings that boxing people like to argue about when all the fights are done for the day. What C...

Davis building on star power in title bout with Santa Cruz

Gervonta Davis wants to become a pay-per-view star, much like his promoter and mentor Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in his prime. He also wants to fight in front of a lot of screaming fan...

Lomachenko, Lopez to give boxing fans a gift: free fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In ordinary times, Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez would be the fight of the fall, a lightweight title match about as compelling as it gets in the boxing world these days. ...

Charlo brothers hoping to show off in pay-per-view fights

The Charlo brothers are determined to put on a show on boxing’s biggest card since the arrival of the pandemic. All they can hope is people will pay to tune in and watch it. ...

Fighters positive about the Covid Card in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jamel Herring had fever, aches and chills for three days before taking a turn for the better. Mikaela Mayer felt nothing, except regret that she wasn’t given a second COVID-19 test to...

Lace them up: Boxing set for June 9 return in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Add boxing to the list of sports on the comeback trail. Promoter Bob Arum said Thursday he plans to stage a card of five fights on June 9 at the MGM Grand, the first...

A hot summer ahead for boxing's heavyweight division

Boxing’s heavyweight division will be heating up even further this summer, highlighted by a third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua defending his belts against Kubrat Pule...

Wilder says pre-fight costume wore him down before Fury did

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deontay Wilder says an elaborate outfit he wore on his ring walk wore him down so much that he didn't have the legs to withstand Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title fight Saturday n...

Analysis: Sing a song for Fury, the new heavyweight champion

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The world has never seen a heavyweight champion quite like Tyson Fury, the British behemoth who gave Deontay Wilder a beat down to win the heavyweight title and then celebrated by lea...

Fury wins in stunning stoppage of Wilder in heavyweight tilt

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he's a heavyweight champion. The Gypsy King dropped Deontay Wilder twice Saturday night in their heavyweight...

Fury and Wilder weigh in big for their big heavyweight fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder made one last appearance Friday before their big heavyweight title fight, weighing in and taunting each other before a raucous crowd at the MGM Grand are...

Wilder, Fury, to answer questions in big heavyweight rematch

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The best fights come with questions, and there are many surrounding Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as they meet in a rematch that is arguably the biggest heavyweight title fight since ...

Wilder-Fury II a fight so big it took 2 TV networks to show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — To hear the fighters talk, the heavyweight title fight Saturday night between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is so big it took two TV networks to make it happen. That...

Wilder stops Ortiz in heavyweight title rematch

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deontay Wilder landed a vicious right hand to stop Luis Ortiz in the seventh round Saturday night to retain his heavyweight title and set up a lucrative rematch with Tyson Fury in Feb...

Deontay Wilder rolls the dice in Las Vegas fight with Ortiz

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deontay Wilder is rolling the dice in a city where a good gamble can quickly go bad. Beat Luis Ortiz on Saturday and a lucrative rematch with Tyson Fury in February ...