| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:56 PM
In September, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez generated the richest fight of all time.
Their likely next opponents took turns making the news in the last 24 hours.
Miguel Cotto was offered “in excess of $10 million&...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:37 PM
In a sport dominated not only by who wins but by who makes the most noise, Andre Ward needs to bring some sound and fury into the boxing ring Saturday night.
Winning is not a problem for the 168-pounder from Oakland. He is 26-0.
Getting attention is...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process.
But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
LAS VEGAS — Fight judges retained by the Nevada State Athletic Commission have struggled in the last 18 months.
Two gave Timothy Bradley a highly controversial split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao last year; one of those also scored Floyd...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:29 PM
LAS VEGAS — In what would be a main event on almost any other card, world junior-welterweight champion Danny Garcia of Philadelphia will fight Lucas Matthysse of Argentina just before the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Manny Pacquiao put himself back in the big-time boxing picture with a strong decision over opponent Brandon Rios.
The judges were unanimous in the dominance Pacquiao showed, although in disagreement by a small amount. One judge had him pitching a...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:02 PM
In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- who would win?
Come on, you knew the question was coming, yet again, after Pacquiao's dominating victory over Brandon Rios on Saturday night to show he was back to form after consecutive losses.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Achieving the impossible has to start somewhere, and after so many failed tries to make a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao super-fight, there's an olive branch being extended.
Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza, whose premium...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Oscar De La Hoya was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame Tuesday, capping a career spawned in East Los Angeles that featured a 1992 Olympic gold medal in Barcelona and multiple world titles.
“This is the dream of everyone who puts...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
About 150,000 spectators squeezed into Soldier Field in Chicago that night in September, 1927, and many left convinced they'd witnessed the fight of the century.
The drama's high point came in Round 7 when former champion Jack Dempsey stung Gene...