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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,...

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...

'Unbeatable' Fury determined to stick to retirement pledge

Apr. 24, 2022 05:18 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Sitting in nothing but some tight-fitting shorts, Tyson Fury grabbed the flabby part of his belly and started shaking it. “I’m a normal-looking man,” he said, “an average Joe.” No one quite mixes self-deprecation with self-promotion quite like...

'I'm a legend': Fury retains heavyweight belt in final fight

Apr. 23, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — What might be the final punch of Tyson Fury’s controversial boxing career smashed into the chin of Dillian Whyte, sending him to the canvas and one of his teeth flying through the air. Fury raised his right hand in celebration, knowing there would be no coming back...

Undisputed, still undefeated welterweight champ may be next

Apr. 17, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — There could be an undisputed, and still undefeated, welterweight champion later this year. Undefeated champs Errol Spence Jr. and Terence “Bud” Crawford may finally get in the ring together. Both have made it clear that is what they want to happen. ...

Spence adds 3rd title belt with TKO over WBA champ Ugás

Apr. 17, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. took a few rounds to find his rhythm and range after a long layoff. In the end, he had another championship belt. Spence became a three-belt welterweight champion by defending his WBC and IBF titles in a unification bout in front of a home...

Spence's 2nd road to recovery yields title bout against Ugás

Apr. 15, 2022 03:04 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. returns to the ring in a unification bout against Yordenis Ugás, his replacement in a Manny Pacquiao fight the two-division welterweight champion had to skip because of a torn retina. Ugás' breakthrough victory against the Filipino star...