Even if it was sealed by a handshake on national television in their home country, the high-stakes bet between Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. means nothing unless it becomes part of a revised signed contract, the head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission said Wednesday.
Alvarez, who'll meet Chavez Jr. on May 6 at T-Mobile Arena in...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- Mikey Garcia, the son of Ventura County strawberry pickers, spent years observing others who yielded to authority and toiled humbly in their positions.
On Saturday night Garcia (35-0, 29 knockouts) attempts to become a three-division world champion when he meets World Boxing Council lightweight champion Dejan Zlaticanin (22-0, 15 ...Read more
Oscar De La Hoya was arrested early Wednesday on suspicion of drunk driving after he was stopped for speeding in Pasadena, Calif., officials said.
The 43-year-old former world boxing champion and Golden Boy Promotions chairman, who has battled post-retirement addiction issues, was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence ...Read more
Mexico's two most popular boxers, Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., will fight May 6 in a pay-per-view bout in Las Vegas, it was announced Friday.
Junior-middleweight champion Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 knockouts) will meet current super-middleweight Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) at a catch-weight at 164.5 pounds. HBO will televise the nontitle...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The punches that Bernard Hopkins had ducked throughout his career and for a good portion of Saturday night finally did him in at age 51, closing his career in the veteran's farewell bout.
New York's Joe Smith Jr., throwing a heavy six-punch combination in a neutral corner, hurt Hopkins with a hard right, then used a hard left to ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The first pro fight for Bernard Hopkins, who'll turn 52 on Jan. 15, was a loss in 1988.
Hopkins was unsure if he'd ever box again. He had believed boxing was the best rehabilitation following a four-year prison term. The sport was his way to avoid the fast-money temptation of street life. That initial loss produced doubt, and for ...Read more
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- The World Boxing Council conventions bear a strong resemblance to baseball's winter meetings: Deals, rumors and opinions are easy to find.
Boxing's major power brokers have gathered here, huddling in meeting rooms, chatting over drinks or finding a quiet corner in the hotel lobby to share a valuable piece of information.
Conor McGregor's ability to obtain a boxing license from the California State Athletic Commission this week may tweak his UFC bosses' noses and generate headlines.
But it's not going to get Floyd Mayweather Jr. into the ring.
At a Thursday boxing news conference in Los Angeles, two of the men who helped propel the unbeaten retired champion's ...Read more
Tales of My Large, Loud, Spiritual FamilyKatherine Agranovich
When Katherine hypnotizes her daughter Jessica to pass a math quiz, the teenager reports seeing two angels who give her sage advice. With that, the gates of consciousness fly open and the realm of spirit bursts through, propelling the Agranovich clan on a rollercoaster ride full of mystical ...
Gennady Golovkin's promoter said Monday that "talks are continuing" for a mandatory middleweight title fight against Daniel Jacobs and there's "a positive outlook" to striking a deal by early next month.
Tom Loeffler said he's planning a discussion this week with Jacobs' manager, Al Haymon, after an extended talk between the pair last week.
- Canelo Alvarez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. bet of purse money could be all for show
- Garcia prepares for fight with Zlaticanin after taking on boxing's money men
- Hopkins loses final fight by TKO
- A potential Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. bout is the talk of a WBC convention
- Skepticism abounds after Conor McGregor obtains California boxing license