Boxing

It was August 1876, and the venue was a barge anchored in the Delaware River near Pennsville, New Jersey. Most of those aboard were gamblers who had gathered to watch and wager on an illegal bareknuckle bout between “Philadelphia” Jimmy Weeden and Billy Walker, another local pug. Where: Liacouras Center at Temple University, PhiladelphiaWhen: SaturdayTV:
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Billy Joe Saunders has branded Canelo Alvarez a “cheat” and believes the Mexican should never box again. Alvarez, who had already withdrawn from his Las Vegas rematch with Gennady Golovkin, received a sixth-month ban last week having failed two drugs tests in February. WBO middleweight champion Saunders feels Alvarez’s reputation has been permanently tainted by
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NEW YORK — Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas, both former welterweight world titleholders hoping to get back in position for another big opportunity, were looking to bounce back from poor performances the last time they faced a top opponent. And they both fought well in an action-packed welterweight fight Saturday night — at a contract
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Former Great Britain Olympic medalist Amir Khan will face Phil Lo Greco in a welterweight bout at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, on Saturday. Khan (31-4, 19 KOs), a former unified junior welterweight titlist, will meet Lo Greco (28-3, 15 KOs) in the main event of a Top Rank card on ESPN+. Let’s look
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