Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.
A new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.
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Bringing together the rival bodies of boxing and mixed martial arts is no small feat. But there is one common cause on which they can agree – the need for brain trauma research.
Charles “The Future” Hatley has already compiled an impressive resume at 27.
In the poverty scarred pockets of East Dallas’ Pleasant Grove neighborhood, that life is a battle is a given. The only question is where the fight will be waged. For many of the lucky ones—it’s in the boxing ring at Montoya’s Gym.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and later lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility. He was 70.
A man from Irving was killed by gunfire Sunday morning as he tried to break up a fight over last night’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez match.
Mayweather turned one of the richest fights ever into just another $41.5 million payday Saturday night, dominating Alvarez from the opening bell and winning a majority decision
It’s the day before the big Mayweather vs Canelo fight and the Nation is right ion the middle of it all.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.