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Mike Tyson: Federer 'is the GOAT'
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson heaped praise on Roger Federer in a recent interview, calling the 36-year-old Swiss the greatest tennis player of all time. "It's fantastic that he plays at this level at this age," Tyson told Blick, according to Aaron Stokes of Express.co.uk. "His reco
Donald Trump Considering Posthumous Pardon to Boxer Jack Johnson
Uncredited/Associated Press President Donald Trump said he is considering a full pardon for boxing star Jack Johnson, who died in 1946. Trump tweeted the following on Saturday: Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson. Hi
A calm, measured 76ers fan's diary: The Heat turned Game 4 into a boxing match and still got worked
running past American Airlines Arena yelling "Trust The Process." So you knew Game 4 was finna be some bullshit. On the other note, before we get started, I think it's important to note this in the public record, before the Sixers win their first playoff series since Evan Turner was poor Hahahahaha
Adrien Broner Makes Racist Remark About Mexicans After Jessie Vargas Fight
Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas was declared a majority draw on Saturday evening, and after the fight, Broner was asked if he'd like to face Jessie Vargas again and responded in a controversial manner.
Showtime boxing results: Broner-Vargas fight to majority draw; Jermall Charlo shines
NEW YORK -- For all of the blown chances and constant trouble that follows him outside the ring, Adrien Broner rarely fails to entertain inside of it. Saturday's welterweight main event in Brooklyn was no different.A former four-division champion, Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs) may have put his flailing ca
Charlo KO's Centeno, becomes one of GGG's mandatory challengers
BROOKLYN -- In the deep middleweight division where unified world champion Gennady Golovkin is king of the hill, Jermall Charlo and Hugo Centeno Jr. both came into their fight on Saturday night aiming to send the division a message that they are a force to be reckoned with. It was Charlo who put the
Amir Khan crushes Phil Lo Greco in 39-second welterweight win
Amir Khan showed he is not slowing down with an astonishing 39-second win over Phil Lo Greco on Saturday. In his first fight in nearly two years, Khan announced he is still in business with his quickest professional win in a welterweight contest that was scheduled for 12 rounds at the Echo Arena in
Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return
Liverpool (AFP) - Amir Khan's first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada's Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds on Saturday. The 31-year-old British boxer had not fought anywhere for two years since being beaten by Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016. And the 2004
Who is Jack Johnson? A look at the former heavyweight champ President Trump says he may pardon
Just about 105 years after Jack Johnson was convicted of violating a federal law for transporting a white woman across state lines, President Donald Trump said he is "considering a full pardon" for the late Jim Crow-era figure. But who was Jack Johnson, you ask? Let's take a quick dive back into his
Khan vs. Lo Greco results: Live updates and round-by-round scoring
After nearly a two-year layoff, Amir Khan returns to the ring on Saturday, as he faces Phil Lo Greco in a welterweight non-title showdown from the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) last fought in May 2016, moving up two weight classes to face then-WBC middleweight champion Saul "C
Khan vs Lo Greco: Natasha Jonas shines in stoppage victory
Natasha Jonas continued her impressive start as a professional as she sensationally stopped Taoussy L'Hadji at the Echo Arena. The 33-year-old was pushed all the way by a defiant L'Hadji but she produced an explosive finish in the seventh to become the first fighter to stop her French foe. 'Miss GB'
Tommy Coyle upsets Sean Dodd, scores impressive KO win
Tommy Coyle looked refreshed after a 14-month break as he overwhelmed Sean Dodd in the sixth round to become Commonwealth lightweight champion on Saturday, on the Amir Khan-Phil Lo Greco undercard at Liverpool's Echo Arena. After defeats to Tyrone Nurse and Luke Campbell, Coyle needed a boost and go
Anthony Fowler, Sam Eggington score impressive wins
Junior middleweight prospect Anthony Fowler, back in action less than a month after his last fight, called for harder tests after a second round win improved his record to 6-0, 5 KOs in front of his home city fans in Liverpool. Fowler's power was too much for Ryan Toms, who was dropped by a right to
Khan vs Lo Greco: Anthony Fowler wins big in Liverpool
Anthony Fowler produced a spiteful performance as he stopped Ryan Toms in front of his home fans in Liverpool. The Merseysider was scheduled to go eight rounds for the first time in his career but he got the job done much quicker, finishing his experienced foe with a crippling right hand to the body
Featherweight Michael Conlan to fight June 30 in Northern Ireland
Irish featherweight prospect Michael Conlan, already a major attraction in New York thanks its large Irish community, is headed home for his first professional fight in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Conlan, a two-time Irish Olympian, will face an opponent to be determined on June 30 at the SSE Arena in
The Real Deal Boxing Showcase Series III: Fight card, start time, watch live stream online
Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday will once again serve as the setting for former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield to showcase some of the best up-and-coming boxers in the sport. The Real Deal Boxing Showcase Series III card is set to go down, with a familiar name at the f
Tyson Fury desperate to demolish his demons rather than fight for glory
Much has changed since Dusseldorf, November 2015, when when he outboxed Wladimir Klitschko to claim three world title belts and the No 1 position in the division: he has a new trainer in Ben Davison, ballooned - and dropped - in weight, appears to have conquered his mental demons, and has fought a d
Tony Harrison, Ishe Smith hoping for another shot at a title by fighting each other
Smith (29-9, 12 KOs), 39, the first Las Vegas-born boxer to win a world title, won it in 2013 from Cornelius "K9" Bundrage but lost it later that year by split decision to Carlos Molina. He also lost a decision in a 2014 shot against then-titleholder Erislandy Lara.
Looking back at the biggest fights of Amir Khan's career
Former Great Britain Olympic medalist Amir Khan will face Phil Lo Greco in a welterweight bout at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, on Saturday.
Gary Russell Jr. to fight Joseph "JoJo" Diaz Jr. in May 19 featherweight bout
Featherweight world titleholder Gary Russell Jr. and mandatory challenger Joseph "JoJo" Diaz Jr. finally have a done deal and a site for their fight: May 19 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, a Washington, D.C. suburb. The fight, which was announced on Friday, was made without the ne