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It's personal: Canelo predicts KO in 3rd bout with Golovkin

Jun. 24, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canelo Álvarez is hurting after his first loss in nearly a decade, and he's still angry about everything that's happened during five years of fighting and arguing with Gennady Golovkin. Álvarez says he is determined to channel all of those bad feelings into a...

Spence pleads guilty to DWI in 2019 Ferrari crash in Dallas

Jun. 14, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. has pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while intoxicated after crashing his speeding Ferrari in 2019, prosecutors said. Spence, 32, pleaded guilty and was convicted last week in Dallas County Court of Criminal Appeals No. 2,...

Rucks and mauls to political brawls, meet Senator Pocock

Jun. 13, 2022 21:28 PM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — David Pocock didn’t sound too concerned over the phone from the Australian capital of Canberra, despite it being more than two weeks since the country’s federal election and the retired rugby star still didn’t know if had a new day job in politics. ...

Crowded dais as boxing hall of fame inducts three classes

Jun. 10, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

The International Boxing Hall of Fame might have to build a new wing to host all the inductees after this weekend’s ceremonies. Floyd Mayweather Jr. alone makes Sunday’s event one of the most anticipated in years. Add in fighters like Roy Jones Jr., Andre Ward and Bernard Hopkins...

Kambosos-Haney set for world lightweight unifier Down Under

Jun. 02, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

It’s a lightweight unification fight that Australian boxer George Kambosos has the most to lose, but ultimately the most to gain. The 28-year-old Australian will put his WBA, IBF and WBO belts on the line on Sunday at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium against American Devin Haney, who...

Rockets guard Jalen Green partners with new Asian league

Jun. 01, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Before Jalen Green joined the Houston Rockets, becoming the highest-drafted Asian American player in the NBA, he'd already experienced close up how passionate the people of the Philippines were about the game he loved to play. It's part of the reason he's...

Álvarez, Golovkin set third rivalry bout for September

May. 24, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin will complete their memorable fight trilogy in September. Álvarez and Golovkin will resume their rivalry Sept. 17 after a four-year break, promoters Matchroom Boxing announced Tuesday. Álvarez already said he intended to...

Marcos Jr. declares victory, faces calls to ensure democracy

May. 11, 2022 07:17 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of an ousted Philippine dictator, declared victory Wednesday in this week’s presidential election and faced early calls to ensure respect for human rights, the rule of law and democracy. Marcos Jr. garnered more...

Dictator’s son, rights lawyer vie for Philippine presidency

May. 08, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than three decades after a largely peaceful “People Power” revolt overthrew Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, his son and namesake has emerged as the top contender in Monday’s presidential election based on most voter-preference surveys. ...

Stevenson outpoints Valdez in dominating win, takes WBC belt

May. 01, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — WBO champion Shakur Stevenson handed Oscar Valdez the first loss of his career Saturday night in a junior lightweight championship bout. What some thought could be a fight of the year candidate turned into a one-sided boxing clinic. Stevenson (18-0,...