| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave himself a 37th birthday present Monday, confirming he’ll collect another multimillion-dollar purse by selecting Marcos Maidana as his May 3 opponent.
Mayweather (45-0, 26 knockouts) will defend his World Boxing Council...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Only someone who is not too smart would put down boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. on national TV.
UFC President Dana White is definitely a smart guy. So what was he doing declaring that the man considered by most to be the best boxer on the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Timothy Bradley’s thirst to definitively defeat Manny Pacquiao has lasted nearly two years.
On April 12, Bradley’s opportunity will arrive.
Top Rank, the promoter for both fighters, announced Saturday that Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 knockouts)...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez wrongly believed he had an answer for the speed and brilliance of
unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Now, the former super-welterweight world champion from Mexico is banking on his sense
again, counting on his grit, youth and strength...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will return to the MGM Grand ring March 8 against Mexican countryman Alfredo Angulo, the same place where Alvarez lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the most lucrative pay-per-view fight in history.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process.
But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped short of giving sports fans his Christmas present to the world, but he did deliver some comic relief in producing a Twitter post photo montage he described as his “Christmas card to the world.”
Four photos show...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Anderson Silva is still up to old tricks, such as giving a one-word answer to a drawn-out question.
The real question is whether the former long-reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion will return to the stunts that helped cost him...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. left HBO and created the most lucrative pay-per-view fight of all time in September when he defeated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Showtime.
That’s a departure that still stings HBO.
Yet, the premium network rallied...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez could select his next opponent as early as this week, his promoter said Monday, but it will not be former three-division world champion Miguel Cotto.
Alvarez, coming off a September unanimous-decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez has instructed his Mexico-based promoter that he plans to fight twice more.
Marquez, 40, is additionally a prominent candidate to be Manny Pacquiao's next opponent, his U.S. promoter, Bob Arum, told The Times on Wednesday.