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Timothy Bradley (R) of the US celebrates dethroning Manny Pacquiao (TOP/LEFT) of the Philippines following their WBO welterweight title match  at the MGM Grand Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Unbeaten Bradley ended Pacquiao's long unbeaten run with a controversial split decision victory over the Filipino ring icon. (JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Bradley Scores Decision Win over Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Timothy Bradley promised to shock, though the biggest shock in his fight with Manny Pacquiao came from the judges’ scorecards. In a fight Pacquiao seemed to have in hand, two judges […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/10/2012

US boxer Floyd Mayweather gestures to the crowd after his super welterweight title bout against Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 5, 2012. Mayweather won the World Boxing Association super welterweight title with a unanimous points decision over Miguel Cotto on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Boxer Mayweather Due to Begin Vegas Jail Sentence

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Free time is about to run out for Floyd Mayweather Jr., who is due to begin a three-month jail sentence in Las Vegas stemming from a hair-pulling, arm-twisting attack in September […]

05/31/2012

Mayweather Says Pacquiao ‘Not One of the Sharpest’

NEW YORK (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says Manny Pacquiao is “not one of the sharpest knives in the drawer” and claims he won’t face him unless his opponent agrees to take less than half […]

02/28/2012

Boxer Devon Alexander from St. Louis stands over Marcos Maidana of Santa Fe, Argentina after knocking him down in the sixth round of their welterweight fight at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on February 25, 2012.  Alexander won the fight.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Boxing: Alexander Wins Big

St. Louisan takes unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana

02/26/2012

Oscar De La Hoya in the KMOX studio Thursday February 23, 2012.  (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

Oscar De La Hoya: Match Up Should be “Classic”

Boxing great Oscar De La Hoya was in the KMOX studio this morning promoting the upcoming fight between St. Louis’ Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana at the Scottrade Trade Center Saturday.

02/23/2012

A combo of file pictures shows World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (L) before the successful defence of his WBO welterweight title in Dallas on March 12, 2010 and Floyd Mayweather Jr. (R) before his super welterweight title fight in Las Vegas on May 4, 2007.  Pacquiao announced on May 12, 2010 that he wanted to face Floyd Mayweather for his last professional fight after launching a political career in the Philippines. A Pacquiao-Mayweather clash, which US promoter Bob Arum said could take place on November 13, 2010 in Texas or Las Vegas, would likely generate one of the biggest purses and television audiences in boxing history.  (AFP PHOTO / Chris Cozzone / Robyn BECK, Chris Cozzone/AFP/Getty Images)

Pacquiao Camp: No Fight with Mayweather on May 5

Manny Pacquiao’s camp says there is no economic sense in setting up a bout with Floyd Mayweather on May 5 after the unbeaten American publicly challenged the Filipino champion via Twitter.

01/12/2012

In this 1988 title fight Butch Lewis promoted for Michael Spinks, Mike Tyson lands a punch on Spinks. (Getty/Simon Bruty file)

Man Who Promoted Spinks Bouts Dies at 65

Butch Lewis worked with St. Louisans Leon & Michael Spinks, as well as boxing legends Ali & Frazier.

07/23/2011

Devon Alexander fights Andriy Kotelnik on August 7, 2010 in St. Louis (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Report: Devon Alexander’s Next Fight in St. Charles

St. Louis boxer seeks to rebound from January title fight loss to Timothy Bradley.

04/21/2011

Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night

Ali Asks Iran to Free US Hikers

Arguably the most prominent U.S. Muslim, Ali made his simple, behind-the scenes appeal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in February.

03/16/2011

Photo by Robert Riger/Getty Images

40 Years Later, Ali and Frazier Still a Classic

It was 40 years ago Tuesday that Ali and Frazier met at Madison Square Garden in a fight so big it was simply referred to as The Fight.

03/08/2011

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