Boxing

All along Floyd Mayweather insisted his three-round welterweight boxing exhibition fight with Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa was supposed to be “all about entertainment.” Mayweather preached that line throughout the unusual build up to the bout that was first on with no rules announced, then off when Mayweather suddenly backed out and then back on
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Donnie Nietes, one of the Philippines’ all-time great boxers, succeeded in his quest to win a world title in a fourth division on Monday. Nietes claimed a hard-fought split decision victory against Kazuto Ioka to win a vacant junior bantamweight belt in the action-packed main event of a world title tripleheader at the Wynn Palace
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Jermall Charlo entered the ring having just watched his twin brother, Jermell Charlo, suffer a controversial upset decision loss to Tony Harrison that cost him his junior middleweight world title and perfect record in a Premier Boxing Champions co-feature on Saturday night. Ronnie Shields, Jermall’s trainer, admitted that he had to talk to his fighter
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The much-discussed fight between junior lightweight world titleholder Gervonta “Tank” Davis and former three-division world titlist Abner Mares is on. Mares will move up in weight from the featherweight division to challenge Davis for his belt in a Showtime-televised main event on Feb. 9 at the Dignity Health Sports Park — the new name for
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Power-punching junior middleweight world titleholder Jaime Munguia will make his third defense against mandatory challenger Takeshi Inoue on Jan. 26 in the first fight of a new multi-year co-promotional deal Munguia and Zanfer Promotions signed with Golden Boy, the company announced on Monday. Munguia and Inoue will meet at the Toyota Center in Houston in
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