Boxing

Andre Ward celebrates after defeating Sergey Kovalev during a light heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 18, 2017 - 12:28 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Ward vowed he would leave no doubt this time around. He didn't, turning the tables on a big puncher and stopping Sergey Kovalev in the eighth round Saturday night to win their light heavyweight title rematch. The undefeated Ward turned the fight around with a big right hand...
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Sergey Kovalev, right, fights Andre Ward during a light heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 17, 2017 - 11:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Ward vowed he would leave no doubt this time around and he didn't, stopping Sergey Kovalev in the eighth round Saturday night to win their light heavyweight title rematch. Ward turned the fight around with a big right hand that wobbled Kovalev, then swarmed all over him...
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Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two boxing fighters will fight Sept. 16. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 3:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Minutes after turning what was touted as a big fight into a glorified sparring session, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez invited his next opponent into the ring. About 90 minutes later, Alvarez had already changed into a suit and tie to pose for the first staredown with Gennady "GGG" Golovkin...
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Canelo Alvarez, right, of Mexico, hits Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., of Mexico, during their catch weight boxing match, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 07, 2017 - 2:52 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Saul "Canelo" Alvarez left no doubt who is the top active Mexican boxer by dominating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Come September, Alvarez will get a chance to become the middleweight champion again. Minutes after winning every round on all three judges' cards in a 12-round romp over...
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The tree in the foreground and the building in the background appear damaged by a suspected tornado that went through Yazoo County, Miss., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (Therese Apel/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 9:56 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHO GETS WHITE HOUSE INVITE Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte receives the offer from President Trump during a weekend phone conversation, says a spokesman for the Philippine leader —...
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The tree in the foreground and the building in the background appear damaged by a suspected tornado that went through Yazoo County, Miss., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (Therese Apel/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 9:24 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHO GETS WHITE HOUSE INVITE Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte receives the offer from President Trump during a weekend phone conversation, says a spokesman for the Philippine leader —...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, centre, celebrates with with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan after winning against Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko following their fight for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles, at Wembley Stadium, in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 2:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua remained in the ring long after 90,000 of his supporters had filed out of Wembley Stadium, posing happily for pictures with his team and hugging just about everyone he knew. No reason to leave early when being the heavyweight champion is so much fun. "I just want to...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, right, fights Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Joshua won with an 11th round stoppage. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 29, 2017 - 7:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua wasn't wrong when he raised his hands in victory after knocking Wladimir Klitschko down in the fifth round of what looked like a one-sided heavyweight title fight. He was just celebrating too early. The rookie mistake allowed Klitschko to rally, nearly taking the lead...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, right, fights Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Joshua won with an 11th round stoppage. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 29, 2017 - 6:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua survived the first knockdown of his young career, coming back to drop Wladimir Klitschko twice before stopping him in the 11th round Saturday night to retain his heavyweight titles and stake his claim as the boxing's next star. Before a boisterous crowd of 90,000 at...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, left, knocks down Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko during their fight for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 29, 2017 - 5:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua survived the first knockdown of his young career, coming back to drop Wladimir Klitschko twice before stopping him in the 11th round Saturday night to retain his heavyweight titles. Before a boisterous crowd of 90,000 at Wembley Stadium, Joshua and Klitschko traded huge...
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