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With 2 good shoulders, Lomachenko seeks 2 lightweight titles

Dec. 7, 2018 4:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vasiliy Lomachenko is back and ready to show what he can do with two healthy shoulders. Injured while winning one lightweight belt, Lomachenko while try to add a second in his return from surgery when he faces Jose Pedraza on Saturday night in the Theater at Madison Square Garden....

Mayweather says he will hold exhibition with Japanese star

Dec. 6, 2018 11:50 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather says he and Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will meet after all — but only in a nine-minute New Year's Eve exhibition. Mayweather said the match in Tokyo would be for entertainment purposes only, with no judges, no official record — and no kicking....

Wilder sees missed opportunity in first viewing of Fury draw

Dec. 6, 2018 6:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder fired his right hand out from his body, demonstrating the way he should have punched Tyson Fury. He was frustrated with the referee. Disappointed in Floyd Mayweather Jr. Angry with Showtime's scorer. Mostly, Wilder was mad at himself. Five days later, the WBC heavyweight...

The 2019 Boxing Hall of Fame class

Dec. 5, 2018 2:46 PM EST

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the nine people to be inducted June 9, 2019 into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum: ___ MODERN CATEGORY (last bout no earlier than 1989): DONALD CURRY: Born Sept. 7, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas. ... Posted a 400-4 record as an amateur and defeated Davey Moore...

Wilder hoping for a rematch with Fury 'ASAP'

Dec. 4, 2018 7:16 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he wants a rematch with Tyson Fury "ASAP." Wilder said in a conference call Tuesday that he's "ready and willing to give Tyson Fury the opportunity ASAP." The two heavyweights fought to a split-decision draw Saturday night in Los Angeles...

Wilder keeps heavyweight title, fights Fury to split draw

Dec. 2, 2018 2:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Fury dominated long stretches of his heavyweight title bout against Deontay Wilder with shifty technique and graceful defense. He still ended up flat on the canvas in the 12th round, his eyes rolling backward while Wilder celebrated above him. Fury somehow gathered his wits, rose...

The big fight: In Fury, Wilder faces true heavyweight equal

Nov. 30, 2018 3:49 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deontay Wilder has waited a decade for the chance to pick on somebody his own size. Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) is the most accomplished American heavyweight boxer of his era, a superb athlete with vicious punching power and a reckless streak. The Olympic medalist has stopped every man who...

Jeff Horn beats Anthony Mundine with 1st round KO

Nov. 30, 2018 3:01 PM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australia's Jeff Horn needed only 96 seconds to knock out veteran compatriot Anthony Mundine on Friday in their non-title catchweight bout at Suncorp Stadium. Horn was late to the pre-fight weigh-in because of Friday night traffic in Brisbane but made up for lost time with a...

Tyson Fury's road: Rejuvenated heavyweight ready for Wilder

Nov. 30, 2018 1:14 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sun shines on Tyson Fury every morning in California. The larger-than-life heavyweight from Manchester has found comfort and calm far from home. Whether training in the high-altitude seclusion of Big Bear or sampling Los Angeles' good life at a Lakers game, Fury believes he has found...

Stevenson looks for knockout vs Gvozdyk in WBC title fight

Nov. 29, 2018 4:33 PM EST

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Canadian Adonis Stevenson says he needs "just one punch" to defeat Oleksandr Gvozdyk, while the Ukrainian believes the long game will lead to victory. They'll fight for the WBC light heavyweight championship on Saturday at the Videotron Centre. Defending champion Stevenson (29-1-1, 24...