Winners and losers:
  • Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight reign

    Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision Saturday to end the Ukrainian's 9 1/2-year reign as heavyweight champion and fulfill his father's prophesy from the day he was born. Born three months early and weighing just one pound (.45 kg), Fury wasn't given much chance to live, but…

    The Associated Press
  • UPDATE 1-Boxing-Briton Fury beats world heavyweight champion Klitschko

    (Corrects year in first para) DUESSELDORF, Germany, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Tyson Fury caused a huge boxing upset on Saturday, stunning Wladimir Klitschko with a points victory to snatch the champion's four titles and become the first Briton to hold a world heavyweight crown since 2011. Undefeated Fury,…

  • Klitschko-Fury fight is on after soft canvas issue resolved

    Tyson Fury has withdrawn a complaint about the canvas being too soft for Saturday's world heavyweight title fight against Wladimir Klitschko, meaning the bout will go ahead as planned. Fury's agent, Asif Vali, said organizers had agreed to remove a layer of foam to make the canvas firmer. ''The…

    The Associated Press
  • Boxing-Klitschko demands Fury rematch after bruising loss

    By Karolos Grohmann DUESSELDORF, Germany, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko demanded a rematch minutes after losing his four world titles to British challenger Tyson Fury on Saturday in a stunning unanimous points decision. The 39-year-old Ukrainian suffered his…

  • BOXING: Fury v Klitschko - 5 things we learned

    Yahoo's Boxing expert Chas Early asks is this end end of the road for the Klitschkos, Is Fury good for boxing and finally, good judges!

    Yahoo Sport UK
  • Former boxing champ O'Neil Bell fatally shot

    Los Angeles (AFP) - Former undisputed boxing champion O'Neil Bell was gunned down in Atlanta by apparent robbers, US media reported.

  • Fury in row over ring canvas for Klitschko fight

    British challenger Tyson Fury complained about the condition of the ring canvas at Duesseldorf's Esprit arena as a fresh dispute erupted hours before his world title fight with heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday. Fury's handlers protested about the canvas being too soft and had…

  • Haye and McGuigan hail Fury after shock win

    David Haye saluted Tyson Fury after his fellow Briton won the world heavyweight title by scoring a shock points victory over champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday night. "Justice prevailed, the better man won," Haye said on his Twitter account. The undefeated Fury was never troubled as he…

  • Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of title bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — No antics, no singing, no goading, and no boastful declarations.

    Associated Press
  • Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko's 11-year unbeaten streak, celebrates by singing Aerosmith

    Fury couldn't contain himself after his upset win, serenading his wife to 'I don't want to miss a thing.'

  • Boxing-Briton Fury crowned world champion after beating Klitschko

    (Updates with details, more quotes) DUESSELDORF, Germany, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Underdog Tyson Fury caused a huge boxing upset on Saturday, stunning Wladimir Klitschko with a points victory to snatch the champion's four titles and become the first Briton to hold a world heavyweight crown since 2011.…

  • Tyson Fury, Britain's giant gypsy showman

    Tyson Fury, who defeated Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday to become world heavyweight champion, is the living embodiment of Mickey O'Neil, the unhinged gypsy boxer played by Brad Pitt in Guy Ritchie's 2000 film 'Snatch'. Fury's clash with Klitschko, initially slated for October 24, had been postponed…

  • Fury cites Ali, Douglas as he plots Klitschko sensation

    Tyson Fury invoked the spirit of Muhammad Ali and Buster Douglas as he declared on Friday that he could pull off one of heavyweight boxing's great sensations by ending Wladimir Klitschko's seemingly eternal reign as world champion. In tomorrow's bout at Duesseldorf's football stadium, Fury, the…

  • Bute looking to dethrone Britain's DeGale

    Britain's James DeGale defends his International Boxing Federation super middleweight title Saturday against former champion Lucian Bute in a showdown of southpaws at the Romanian's home base of Canada. DeGale, 21-1 with 14 knockouts, seeks his 12th win in a row in the first defense of the vacant…

  • BOXING EXCLUSIVE: Chris Eubank Jr. 'Fury will struggle against Klitschko'

    Yahoo Sport, in association with BEEFit, met with Chris Eubank Jr. earlier this week, after a training session ahead of his fight on December 12th. Read the full conversation below.

    Yahoo Sport UK
  • Can the Heavyweight King be Stopped?

    Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury have a lot of differences -- Klitschko is 39, Fury 27; Fury can be goofy, Klitschko far less so; Klitschko is the heavyweight champ, Fury wants to be the heavyweight champ. They'll fight Saturday afternoon on HBO.

    Sports on Earth
  • Fury-Klitschko bout on despite canvas, tape row

    Düsseldorf (Germany) (AFP) - British challenger Tyson Fury twice threatened to call off Saturday's world heavyweight bout against Wladimir Klitschko because of complaints the ring's canvas was too soft, then over how Klitschko taped his fists. Klitschko, 39, is set to defend his International…