Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.
Shawn Porter beat the St. Louisan by unanimous decison, Saturday night, in New York.
St. Louis native goes toe-to-toe with Shawn Porter on Saturday for IBF Welterweight belt
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Boxer grew up in Jacksonville, Illinois.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather will fight young Mexican star Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand. “I chose my opponent for September 14th and it’s Canelo Alvarez,” Mayweather said Wednesday night […]