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Victor Ortiz (L) falls towards the canvas after being hit with a right from Floyd Mayweather

Victor Ortiz, a controversial knockout victim at the hands of unbeaten Floyd Mayweather, began pushing the case on Monday for a chance to regain the welterweight title in a rematch.

  • Pulaski judge issues battery warrant … AP - Sports - Fri, May 29, 2015

    Boxer Jermain Taylor is facing a new charge after he was accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was charged with shooting his cousin and threatening a child with a gun. A Pulaski County District judge issued the second-degree battery warrant Thursday. Sheriff's …

  • AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston … AP - Sports - Mon, May 25, 2015
    AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments - photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up. After the fight, …

  • DeGale makes British boxing history The West Australian - Sun, May 24, 2015

    James DeGale became the first British fighter to win Olympic gold and a professional world title, defeating Andre Dirrell on Saturday to claim the vacant International Boxing Federation super-middleweight crown.

  • England's James DeGale wins IBF super middleweight title
    England's James DeGale wins IBF … AP - Sports - Sun, May 24, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) -- James DeGale became the first British fighter to win an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title Saturday, unanimously outpointing Andre Dirrell … More »England's James DeGale wins IBF …

    England's James DeGale wins IBF super middleweight title

    BOSTON (AP) -- James DeGale became the first British fighter to win an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title Saturday, unanimously outpointing Andre Dirrell at Boston University's Agganis Arena to take the vacant International Boxing Federation super middleweight title.

  • Russia's Drozd beats Janik to defend … AP - Sports - Sat, May 23, 2015

    Russia's Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland's Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout. Cheered … More »Russia's Drozd beats Janik to defend …

    Russia's Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland's Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout. Cheered on by a raucous and nationalist home crowd in the Russian capital, Drozd weakened Janik with a succession of body shots before knocking him down in the seventh …

  • Opening event Monday for new version … AP - Sports - Wed, May 20, 2015

    An opening event is Monday for a new version of the former Detroit boxing gym of late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/1IKULMJ … More »Opening event Monday for new version …

    An opening event is Monday for a new version of the former Detroit boxing gym of late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/1IKULMJ ) the Kronk Gym will operate from a church basement on the city's west side. Steward moved the gym to another location and it was …

  • Truth 'too shocking' for IOC … Reuters - Wed, May 20, 2015

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - SportAccord president Marius Vizer has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to end pressure on federations to withdraw … More »Truth 'too shocking' for IOC …

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - SportAccord president Marius Vizer has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to end pressure on federations to withdraw their membership of his organisation after he criticised the Olympic body last month. Vizer, who heads the international judo federation and the umbrella …

  • Olympics-Truth "too shocking" … Reuters - Wed, May 20, 2015

    * Vizer wants meeting with IOC * SportAccord sees members leave over row (Updates with IOC reaction to meeting proposal, details) By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, May … More »Olympics-Truth "too shocking" …

    * Vizer wants meeting with IOC * SportAccord sees members leave over row (Updates with IOC reaction to meeting proposal, details) By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) - SportAccord president Marius Vizer has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to end pressure on federations to withdraw their membership …

  • Fight of century becomes fight in court
    Fight of century becomes fight in c … AP - Tue, May 19, 2015

    The Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather bout angered fight fans - to the point there are 32 class action lawsuits from those who want their money back. More »Fight of century becomes fight in c …

    Fight of century becomes fight in court

    The Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather bout angered fight fans - to the point there are 32 class action lawsuits from those who want their money back.

  • Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin stops Monroe in 6th
    Gennady Golovkin showed boxing is alive … Yahoo Sports - Sun, May 17, 2015

    GGG delivered a brutal KO of Willie Monroe Jr. before calling out some of the sport's top names. More »Gennady Golovkin showed boxing is alive …

    Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin stops Monroe in 6th

    GGG delivered a brutal KO of Willie Monroe Jr. before calling out some of the sport's top names.

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