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Dylan Hernandez: Young boxer Ryan Garcia earns thrilling victory, but he has work remaining

Sports / Boxing /

Before he displayed his resilience by recovering from an early knockdown, before he demonstrated the extent of his power by stopping a world-class opponent with a punch to the midsection, Ryan Garcia proved he was willing.

The evidence was in his choice of opponent on Saturday night, a crafty southpaw named Luke Campbell.

Or his previously ...Read more

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Dylan Hernandez: Canelo Alvarez had a chance to elevate his ambitions, and it’s gone

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Championship boxing match, glorified sparring session, whatever that was, it resembled the afternoon feeding of the red-bellied piranhas at the Los Angeles Zoo.

Canelo Alvarez walked down and whacked around a defenseless man for 12 rounds on Saturday night, each thudding blow he landed destroying the delusions of Callum Smith that were ...Read more

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Phil Rosenthal: Snoop Dogg impresses with his boxing commentary as YouTube star Jake Paul KOs ex-NBA player Nate Robinson: 'Good night, Irene'

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Two things were abundantly clear on Saturday night: Former Chicago Bulls guard Nate Robinson had no business in a boxing ring and, if you're intent on watching someone get beat up, Snoop Dogg is the guy you want sitting next to you.

An investor in Triller, the social media app that staged the boxing card headlined by a Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. ...Read more

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Mac Engel: To get to Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. needed one of the worst moments of his life

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Rather than lie and say it doesn't bother him, Roy Jones Jr. admits that something that happened in the ring all the way back in 1988 is still there.

Because there are just some things that you never can quite clear.

Jones is one of the best boxers of all time who won titles, belts, and was once called the best pound-for-pound fighter in the ...Read more

Steve Hummer: Just what 2020 needed: A Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. fight

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More than 15 years ago Mike Tyson had what we assumed was his last stand in the ring. He had moved up from the heavyweight to the galoot division, fighting a 270-pound slab of Irish back bacon named Kevin McBride.

As with most boxing farewells, this one went poorly for the once-great champion. McBride deployed the fallen-tree strategy, leaning ...Read more

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Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis prepares for long-awaited first bout as pay-per-view headliner

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BALTIMORE — Gervonta Davis figures he was 14 or 15 years old when he grasped what it meant to be a pay-per-view fighter.

Boxing was more than a way for Davis to test his athletic ability and toughness. It was a potential vehicle to change his economic circumstances, to fight his way out of the Upton section of West Baltimore, where he'd seen ...Read more