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  • Boxing: GGG vs. Vanes official for May 5 at StubHub Center

    Boxing: GGG vs. Vanes official for May 5 at StubHub Center

    After weeks of rumors and speculation about who would step in for Canelo Álvarez to fight Gennady Golovkin on Cinco De Mayo weekend, a short-notice opponent has finally been found for the unbeaten world champion. Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) will collide with hard-hitting knockout artist Vanes...
  • Boxing: Ryan Garcia collides with Jayson Velez on May 4

    Boxing: Ryan Garcia collides with Jayson Velez on May 4

    World-class boxing returns to California's iconic StubHub Center on May 4, as undefeated knockout artist Ryan "The Flash" Garcia (14-0, 13 KOs) collides with veteran striker Jayson "La Maravilla" Velez (26-4-1, 18 KOs) in a 10-round barn-burner of a main event. Tickets can be purchased right here on...
  • Gennady Golovkin still planning to fight on Cinco De Mayo

    Gennady Golovkin still planning to fight on Cinco De Mayo

    Canelo Álvarez withdrew from his hotly-anticipated rematch with Gennady Golovkin due to a doping violation, but boxing fans are still expected to be treated to a world-class fight in "Sin City" on Cinco De Mayo. What remains to be seen is who exactly will be in that bout. We know so far that...
  • Boxing: A look back at Brandon Rios' top 5 best fights

    Boxing: A look back at Brandon Rios' top 5 best fights

    On Feb. 17 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center, former world champ Brandon Rios battles Danny Garcia in a high-stakes contest for 147-pound glory. Tickets can be purchased right here on AXS. In honor of this historic contest, here's a look back at Rios' top five best fights: Aaron Herrera...
  • Boxing: 5 things you didn't know about Danny Garcia

    Boxing: 5 things you didn't know about Danny Garcia

    Danny Garcia returns to action Feb. 17 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events, as he meets rising star and former world champion Brandon Rios in a marquee 147-pound grudge match. Tickets can be picked up right here on AXS. In honor of this blockbuster event, here's a look at five things you didn't know...
  • Valdez puts title on the line against Quigg at StubHub Center

    Valdez puts title on the line against Quigg at StubHub Center

    Óscar Valdez puts his featherweight title on the line against Scott Quigg on March 10 at California's historic StubHub Center, and the early buzz is that it will be the most must-see boxing event of 2018.  Valdez holds an undefeated record, with 19 of his 23 victories coming by way of TKO. As for...
  • Boxing: 	Óscar Valdez is one of a kind

    Boxing: Óscar Valdez is one of a kind

    Óscar Valdez is the kind of talent that only comes around once in a generation. An aggressive, powerful striker, the undefeated Mexican featherweight is well on his way to becoming a household name and an all-time great. His bout on March 10 against Scott Quigg, which emanates from the historic...
  • Boxing: Scott Quigg primed, ready to make a splash in United States debut

    Boxing: Scott Quigg primed, ready to make a splash in United States debut

    Scott Quigg is heading into hostile territory to fight Óscar Valdez. The 29-year-old Englishman has never competed in the United States, which absolutely could make him public enemy No. 1 on fight night -- especially considering the support behind Valdez from the Latino community in southern...
  • Salido collides with Roman at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay

    Salido collides with Roman at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay

    Orlando Salido (44-13-4, 31 KOs) battles Miguel "Mickey" Roman (57-12, 44 KOs) on Dec. 9 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center. The historic 10-round collision, which airs live on HBO as part of a special edition "Boxing After Dark" triple-header, should be an action-packed, fast-paced war...
  • Santa Cruz fight provides Avalos a golden opportunity to elevate his stock

    Santa Cruz fight provides Avalos a golden opportunity to elevate his stock

    Let's be real: Nobody thinks Chris Avalos (27-5, 20 KOs) is going to beat Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) on Oct. 14.  Many in the boxing community -- fans and media members alike -- believe the Oct. 14 showdown in California will be a one-sided squash match in favor of the reigning WBA super world...
  • Watch The Killers' new 'The Man' video for Mayweather vs. McGregor

    Watch The Killers' new 'The Man' video for Mayweather vs. McGregor

    The Killers are getting in on the action for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor. In advance of Saturday's superfight between the boxing champion and the MMA star, the band have released a new music video using their latest single "The Man" reworked to feature The Killers in a boxing ring...
  • Mayweather v. McGregor world promo tour is coming to the Staples Center

    Mayweather v. McGregor world promo tour is coming to the Staples Center

    Get ready boxing fans, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are coming to the Staples Center next week ahead of their planned super fight this fall. TBE and MMA’s loudest bad boy will hold their first joint press conference at the famous arena in downtown Los Angeles this Tuesday, July 1...
  • Three reasons why Ward-Kovalev is one of the biggest fights of the year

    Three reasons why Ward-Kovalev is one of the biggest fights of the year

    Sergey Kovalev of Russia will be fighting Andre Ward of Oakland on Saturday, June 17 from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas in a fight that is being touted as simply "The Rematch." A sequel to their classic 2016 bout, this is a huge boxing match because it is for the WBA, WBO, IBF and The Ring...
  • Mayweather and McGregor to clash Saturday, Aug. 26.

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and MMA fighter Conor McGregor set for bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas has been the modern day mecca for boxing events in the latter half of the 20th century into the 21st. And there’s no better place to take in a fight then at the newly minted T-Mobile Arena in Vegas. On Thursday the T-Mobilie Arena had some exciting news for boxing fans. The venue will host...
  • Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev prepare for "The Rematch" at Mandalay Bay

    Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev prepare for "The Rematch" at Mandalay Bay

    There will be an exciting boxing match on Saturday June 17, 2017 as American Andre Ward takes on Russian Sergey Kovalev at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. Ward, a native of San Francisco, CA, has a very impressive record of 33-0 and will fight Kovalev, a native of Kopeysk, Russia...
  • Demi Lovato and Sylvester Stallone boxed at the Unbreakable Gym in Los Angeles. 

    Watch: Demi Lovato and Sylvester Stallone spar in L.A. gym

    Demi Lovato was getting a free boxing lesson from Rocky Balboa himself, until the student became the teacher. Lovato and Sylvester Stallone ran into each other at the Unbreakable gym on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood and decided to throw a few punches before hugging it out. In the clip obtained by...
  • Dara Torres 

    Dara Torres to make the temporary transition to boxing

    American Olympic swimming gold medalist Dara Torres is making the transition to women's boxing. Torres, who is 49 years old and is from Beverly Hills, Calif., is set to fight in a charity event on Wednesday in Boston. The event is titled Belles of the Brawl. Torres is raising money for colon cancer...
  • Movie review: 'Hands of Stone' pulls no punches

    Movie review: 'Hands of Stone' pulls no punches

    Since "Rocky," we have come to develop certain expectations for a "boxing movie."  Typically, we are given an underdog story of a down-and-out but up-and-coming fighter, who against all odds punches, dodges and parries his way to the top.  There is usually a girl who believes in him and a trainer...
  • Claressa Shields 

    Shields becomes first American to defend Olympic title in boxing

    According to Jeff Seidel of USA Today on Sunday, Claressa Shields of Flint, Michigan became the first American ever to defend an Olympic title in boxing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Shields won the gold medal for the second consecutive time in the women's 75-kilogram weight class...
  • Boxer Caleb Plant to appear at local Walmart

    Boxer Caleb Plant to appear at local Walmart

    Local favorite Caleb "Sweet Hands" Plant will be appearing at his hometown Walmart in Ashland City, Tennessee on Sunday Aug. 7, 2016 starting at 1:00 PM CST. Plant will be on hand for a meet and greet with fans as part of the store's involvement with the Relay for Life of Cheatham County. The up and...
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