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 […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year’s absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their […]
The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world skipped back and forth on the Peabody Opera House stage Friday night to the delight of those in attendance as he shared the extreme highs and lows of the one-time Baddest Man on the Planet.
The Cardinals made the largest deal in franchise history for a pitcher by signing Adam Wainwright.