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  • Gennady Golovkin closes in on deal to fight Chris Eubank Jr.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gennady Golovkin is closing in on a deal to defend his three middleweight title belts against Britain's Chris Eubank Jr.

    Associated Press
  • Bob Arum believes Manny Pacquiao 'wants to return'

    In April, Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from boxing after a win over Timothy Bradley. BoxingScene reported last week that Pacquiao might fight Adrien Broner later this year. Arum told Yahoo Sports that he reserved the arena just in case Pacquiao wants to fight again.

    Kevin Iole
  • Olympics-Adams heads British challenge

    Britain will send its largest boxing squad to the Olympic Games for more than 30 years, the team said on Thursday. Ten men and two women have been named in the 12-boxer squad, including Olympic flyweight champion Nicola Adams who is attempting to become the first Briton to retain an Olympic title.…

  • Mike Tyson at 50: How boxing legend has changed over the years

    Mike Tyson is 50 today, a birthday that many who knew the former heavyweight champion believed he’d never live to celebrate. With the death of Muhammad Ali earlier this month, Tyson is now the most prominent retired boxer alive. Tyson the fighter was a fearsome mixture of speed and power who…

  • Olympics-Bitter London lesson drives Yadav on path to Rio

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI, July 1 (Reuters) - Vikas Krishan Yadav has learned from the bitterest experience that he can leave nothing to chance in the Olympic ring and it is a lesson the Indian boxer will carry with him to the Rio Games. Four years ago, the then 20-year-old welterweight…

  • Floyd Mayweather sends $20K tax bill to strip club

    For all of the money that Floyd Mayweather makes, the retired boxer is always trying to find a way to make sure he’s taking advantage of every tax break possible. In what is certainly a unique way to save money, Mayweather is seeking to write off a 2014 visit to Larry Flint’s Hustler Club in Las…