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Dec 17, 2015

Camacho selected for Boxing Hall of Fame induction

In his heyday in the ring, there was nobody quite like Hector Camacho. Now, three years after his untimely death, the “Macho” man has reached the pinnacle of his sport. Camacho, who overcame the mean streets of Spanish Harlem to become a three-division champion, ...

Dec 11, 2015

Tada claims IBF world title

Etsuko Tada defeated Mexican Kareli Lopez by unanimous decision on Friday in a IBF women’s world mini flyweight title bout, taking her first world title in more than two and a half years. The 34-year-old Tada, who became the WBA minimumweight champion in April ...

Fury investigated, stripped of belt

Dec 9, 2015

Fury investigated, stripped of belt

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was the subject of a police investigation on Tuesday following the outspoken boxer’s comments about homosexuality, amid media reports he has been stripped of his IBF title. Greater Manchester Police said they have received a report of a “hate ...

Fury ends Klitschko's heavyweight reign

Nov 29, 2015

Fury ends Klitschko's heavyweight reign

Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to end the Ukrainian’s 9½-year reign as heavyweight champion on Saturday and take his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles. After a bruising encounter that ended with cuts near both of Klitschko’s eyes, referee Tony Weeks ...

Champion Cuadras outpoints Eto in WBC super flyweight title fight

Nov 28, 2015

Champion Cuadras outpoints Eto in WBC super flyweight title fight

Okinawa’s Koki Eto failed in his bid to win the WBC super flyweight title on Saturday, losing on points to Mexico’s unbeaten title-holder Carlos Cuadras. The 27-year-old Cuadras finished the fight ahead on all three judges’ cards (117-111, 117-111, 116-112) having largely dominated most ...

Unbeaten Fury aims to end Klitschko's reign

Nov 27, 2015

Unbeaten Fury aims to end Klitschko's reign

Tyson Fury faces the acid test of his boasts that he will end Wladimir Klitschko’s four-year reign as undisputed world heavyweight champion when the pair clash in Duesseldorf on Saturday. The 27-year-old English challenger is undefeated in his 24 fights with 18 knockouts as ...

Nov 25, 2015

Fury out to test 'old man' Klitschko

Challenger Tyson Fury has vowed to ‘expose’ undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko in Saturday’s world heavyweight title bout and has labelled the Ukrainian giant an ‘old man.’ Klitschko, 39, will defend his IBF, WBA and IBO titles against Britain’s Fury, 27, in Duesseldorf having last ...

Nov 24, 2015

Takayama to make title defense on New Year's Eve

IBF minimumweight champion Katsunari Takayama said Tuesday that he will make his third title defense on New Year’s Eve against Mexican Jose Argumedo. The fight between Takayama and eighth-ranked Argumedo at Edion Arena Osaka will be paired with WBA flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka’s bout ...

Alvarez, Golovkin on collision course

Nov 23, 2015

Alvarez, Golovkin on collision course

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Canelo Alvarez hadn’t even had time to celebrate his win over Miguel Cotto when the subject of Gennady Golovkin came up. Golovkin was watching at ringside, and had to like what he heard. “With all due respect, if he wants to fight right now ...

Vargas dethrones Miura by TKO

Nov 22, 2015

Vargas dethrones Miura by TKO

Mexico’s undefeated Francisco Vargas rose from his first career knockdown to capture the WBC super featherweight title Saturday by dethroning champion Takashi Miura with a ninth-round technical knockout. In his first world title bout, the 30-year-old endured a fourth-round knockdown and a right eye ...

Former light heavyweight champ Foster dies at 76

Nov 22, 2015

Former light heavyweight champ Foster dies at 76

Bob Foster, the former light heavyweight champion who fought Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali and went on to become a sheriff’s deputy, died Saturday. He was 76. New Mexico state Rep. Antonio Maestas said in a statement that Foster died at Presbyterian hospital in ...