Source: Nick Valencia and Michael Martinez / CNN Famed boxer Hector Camacho died after he was taken off life support early Saturday, a hospital spokeswoman in Puerto Rico told CNN. A passing gunman on Tuesday shot Camacho, who was in a car in front of a bar in his hometown of Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He was [...]
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Source: ESPN The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s executive director says the judges in the controversial welterweight title bout between Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao are not likely to face discipline or a review, the Los Angeles Times reported on its website Monday. Keith Kizer told the newspaper that he anticipates Bradley’s controversial split-decision win will [...]
Source: Tim Keown / ESPN THE SCENE in the parking lot of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas has devolved into an extended documentary on the perils of celebrity. There’s a betting slip on the loose worth $80,000, earned on the merits of the Miami Heat’s first-half performance about two hours earlier on this Friday night, and [...]
Source: AP / CBS News LAS VEGAS – Attorneys for boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. completed the second part of a plea deal Friday that let the championship fighter pay a $1,000 fine and avoid trial and jail time for a November 2010 scuffle with a homeowner association security guard in an argument about parking tickets. [...]
Floyd Mayweather Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail After Pleading Guilty In Domestic Violence Case (VIDEO)
Source: ESPN LAS VEGAS – Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in a Las Vegas jail after pleading guilty to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two harassment charges. The 34-year-old Mayweather also was ordered to complete 100 hours of community service and pay a $2,500 fine. [...]
Source: Bob Velin / USA Today Joe Frazier, a tough, underrated heavyweight boxer from Philadelphia and one of the sport’s fiercest competitors who spent a lifetime playing second fiddle to his nemesis, Muhammad Ali, died Monday night from liver cancer. Frazier was 67. Frazier was diagnosed with cancer in late September, said his personal and [...]
Source: AP / ESPN PHILADELPHIA – Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier has liver cancer and is under hospice care. The 67-year-old boxer was diagnosed four or five weeks ago, Frazier’s personal and business manager said Saturday. Leslie Wolff told The Associated Press that doctors have not yet told Frazier how long he has to live. [...]
Source: Peter Applebome / New York Times / MSNBC PHILADELPHIA — The television crew had him up at dawn doing the Rocky fandango, dashing up the 72 stone steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and dancing around in triumph like another over-the-hill, underdog pugilist who had made it big. Cliché or not, it is hard [...]