I don’t remember the name of the half-blind ex-fighter who sold us pencils to go with our scorecards outside Comiskey Park when I was a kid, but my father knew him. They were ordinary pencils, but Pops always slipped the guy a few bucks for …Read More
Adult Swim says it’s turning Mike Tyson into a cartoon detective. The network announced a new animated series Friday called “Mike Tyson Mysteries” that will feature the retired boxing champ.
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted this week what many long have suspected — that he hand-picks every opponent who enters the ring with him. He also decides how much they get paid and what the contract details will be. So Robert Guerrero was …Read More
Less than a week after the 23-year-old was arrested for battery, stemming from a Miami nightclub fight, WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner posted a YouTube video featuring himself tearing up three $20 bills and flushing them down a toilet. The video shows Broner thumbing through …Read More
Chicago boxer Adrian Granados (11-2-2, 7 KO’s) battled former IBF welterweight champion Kermit Cintron (33-5-2, 28 KO’s) to a 10 round draw during the co-main event on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights at the UIC Pavilion on Friday night. The judges scored the bout 97-93 for Cintron, 96-94 for Granados, and 95-95.
British boxer Curtis Woodhouse got so mad, he decided to track his Twitter tormentor down.
Boxing is scheduled to return to the White Sox’ ballpark for the first time in 50 years when U.S. Cellular Field hosts a professional card on Aug. 16.The promotional group of 8 Count Productions and Round 3 Productions, both out of Chicago, and Florida-based Warriors …Read More
Lawmakers seeking a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, the world’s first black heavyweight boxing champion imprisoned a century ago for his romantic relationships with white women, renewed their efforts on Tuesday.
It was a birthday and a funeral.
Omar Henry’s family and friends were gathered in a back room of Apostolic Church of God in Hyde Park, snacking on roast beef
sandwiches and chocolate doughnuts and sipping iced tea. A video of Omar’s boxing highlights played …
Boxing is scheduled to return to the White Sox’ ballpark for the first time in 50 years when U.S. Cellular Field hosts a professional card on Aug. 16.The promotional group of 8 Count Productions and Round 3 Productions, both out of Chicago, and Florida-based Warriors …
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada State Athletic Commission has fined and suspended boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. over a failed drug test last year. The 27-year-old Mexican fighter tested positive for marijuana in September after his first professional loss. Chavez (46-1-1) was suspended Thursday for …
In an ending that had the crowd of 4,224 at the Pavilion scratching its head for a while, Andrzej Fonfara won the IBO light-heavyweight title Friday with a seventh-round technical knockout of Tommy Karpency. After being knocked down twice in the first round, Karpency had …
LOS ANGELES — Mike Tyson is suing a financial services firm affiliated with Live Nation, claiming it cost him more than $5 million due to a former employee’s embezzlement and mismanagement.
The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles claims an adviser from SFX Financial Advisory …
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight Robert Guerrero on May 4, and he’s changing networks to do it. The biggest star in boxing dropped a surprise Tuesday while announcing his long-rumored next bout: After several years on HBO, Mayweather is moving to Showtime with a lucrative …
UFC Primetime follows fighters Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche as they prepare to fight in the first women’s match in UFC history. The historic bout will take place at UFC 157 as bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defends against Marine Corps veteran Liz Carmouche on Saturday, February 23 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.