Boxing

Manuel Charr, who was due to defend his secondary heavyweight world title against Fres Oquendo in a mandatory fight on Sept. 29 in Cologne, Germany, has tested positive for two banned substances, the anabolic steroids epitrenbolone and drostanolone, and the fight has been canceled. On Wednesday night, the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association, which is handling drug
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One day after super middleweight world titleholder David Benavidez had a random drug test come back positive for the banned substance benzoylecgonine, the key ingredient in cocaine, he said he was sorry in a tweet Wednesday. I would like to sincerely apologize to the wbc for my actions I am embarrassed to have this happen
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LAS VEGAS — The biggest day in boxing this year and the biggest in 12 months began as many other big days the sport has had over the past 12 years: with Floyd Mayweather dominating the headlines. The problem was Mayweather wasn’t fighting Saturday. He’s retired, hasn’t fought in over a year and hasn’t faced
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LAS VEGAS — Although Canelo Alvarez will be aiming to defeat unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin in their highly anticipated rematch on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena, the Mexican superstar scored significant victory of another kind on Thursday. Alvarez won an appeal in the Florida District Court of Appeals for Miami-Dade County when
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When boxing manager/adviser Al Haymon created Premier Boxing Champions in 2015, he spent hundreds of millions of investor dollars buying time across numerous television networks, including ESPN, NBC, CBS and Fox, hoping to entice one or more of them to eventually pony up rights fees for top-level fights. Although most of those deals went by
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