Latest Women's boxing News

Floyd Mayweather Jr. touched by Hall of Fame induction

Jun. 12, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Reduced to tears at a banquet on the eve of his big day, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday, just a tinge of emotion in his voice as he accepted the honor. “I done a lot in my career, but this is by far the...

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...

Taylor edges Serrano at MSG, stays women's lightweight champ

May. 01, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minutes after they traded punches during a slugfest of a final round, Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano embraced each other and the moment. With most of the sold-out crowd that watched the first women’s boxing match to headline at Madison Square Garden still...

Taylor vs Serrano at MSG is a main event for women's boxing

Apr. 29, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Back when Katie Taylor had to pretend she was a boy so she could box, or even not long ago when Amanda Serrano was fighting for thousands of dollars with a resume that in men's boxing would earn her many millions, it was hard to imagine where they are now. They meet...