Men's boxing

October 16, 2019 - 9:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Boxer Errol Spence Jr. has been discharged from a hospital and charged with drunken driving after crashing his speeding Ferrari. Dallas police charged Spence on Wednesday with driving while intoxicated. Police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Oct. 10 when Spence's Ferrari...
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FILE - IN this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Errol Spence Jr., center, celebrates his victory over Shawn Porter during the WBC & IBF World Welterweight Championship boxing match in Los Angeles. Authorities say welterweight boxing champion Spence was seriously injured but is expected to survive after crashing his Ferrari in Dallas. Dallas police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, when Spence's Ferrari crossed the median into oncoming traffic and flipped over several times. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
October 10, 2019 - 7:34 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence crashed a speeding Ferrari in Dallas early Thursday and was badly injured but is expected to survive, police said. The crash happened just before 3 a.m., when Spence's Ferrari crossed a median into oncoming traffic and flipped over several...
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October 01, 2019 - 1:54 pm
CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — Laila Ali is among the first female fighters to appear on the ballot for the 2020 class of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The daughter of Muhammad Ali was joined by 11 others Tuesday for an international panel of voters: Sumya Anani, Regina Halmich, Holly Holm, Susi...
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Errol Spence Jr., right, and Shawn Porter exchange punches during the WBC & IBF World Welterweight Championship boxing match Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 29, 2019 - 1:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Errol Spence had never been tested at this degree of difficulty. Shawn Porter pressured, prodded and exposed him during a title bout that stretched every bit of Spence's vaunted boxing skill. The budding welterweight superstar emerged with two championship belts after he figured...
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FILE- In this March 16, 2019, file photo, Errol Spence Jr, gestures for a TV camera before an IBF World Welterweight Championship boxing bout against Mikey Garcia in Arlington, Texas. Spence squares off against against Shawn Porter in a IBF/WBC World welterweight title fight on Saturday. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File)
September 27, 2019 - 4:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Errol Spence has boxed his way to world titles and pay-per-view prominence with class, smarts and world-class skills in pretty much every aspect of his sport. Shawn Porter wants to drag Spence (25-0, 21 KOs) into a good old-fashioned brawl when they meet at Staples Center on...
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September 24, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Errol Spence is in an enviable position as he returns to the ring Saturday night in a welterweight title fight against Shawn Porter. There's a possible fight with Manny Pacquiao looming. Perhaps a fight with fellow champion Terence Crawford after that. And, of course, millions of dollars to be made...
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Otto Wallin, left, of Sweden, punches Tyson Fury, of England, during their heavyweight boxing match Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
September 15, 2019 - 1:44 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blood was flowing down Tyson Fury's right cheek, and Otto Wallin was in his face. His scheduled rematch with Deontay Wilder suddenly in jeopardy, Fury needed to dig deep in a fight that wasn't supposed to be this hard. Fury did just that Saturday night, overcoming a bloody cut over...
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Tyson Fury, left, of England, and Otto Wallin, of Sweden, pose during a ceremonial weigh-in for their upcoming fight Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Wallin and Fury will face each other in a heavyweight boxing match Saturday. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
September 13, 2019 - 6:01 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury ended Wladimir Klitschko's long reign as heavyweight champion and showed how Deontay Wilder could be beaten, only to leave the ring with a draw. Lately, though, Fury has been treading more carefully. Perhaps too carefully for a man who considers himself the heavyweight...
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Tyson Fury attends an open workout Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Las Vegas. Fury is scheduled to face Otto Wallin in a heavyweight boxing match Saturday. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
September 11, 2019 - 4:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury shouldn't have too much trouble in the ring this weekend against an opponent whose biggest claim to fame is that he's arguably the best heavyweight fighter in Sweden. He might have more trouble convincing Mexican fans that he's really one of them. Fury is giving it his...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 13, 2019 file photo, blood runs down the side of Otto Wallin's head during the first round of his heavyweight boxing bout against Nick Kisner on in Atlantic City, N.J. Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin will take his first step into big-time boxing when he fights Tyson Fury in Las Vegas on Saturday Sept. 14, 2019. A win for Wallin would be a big shock because the unbeaten Fury is the lineal champion and perhaps is the best heavyweight out there. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
September 09, 2019 - 4:48 am
SUNDSVALL, Sweden (AP) — The pretty Swedish coastal city of Sundsvall has had a couple of quirky brushes with elite heavyweight boxing over the years. In 1965, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stunned the locals by visiting a newly opened boxing club as part of his promotional tour of the country...
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