Boxing

2:51 PM ET LAS VEGAS – Welterweight contender Yordenis Ugas said he has put the disappointment of losing a disputed split decision for a world title in March behind him as he looks ahead to the opportunity to earn another shot on Saturday. “I’m really happy to get a second opportunity to earn a world
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10:23 PM ET LAS VEGAS — Welterweight world titlist Keith Thurman showed off his confidence on Wednesday during the final pre-fight news conference inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena ahead of his showdown with legend Manny Pacquiao. Thurman said he will lay down bets on himself at the MGM sports book to score a knockout
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3:01 PM ET Heralded two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez is set for his long-awaited professional debut. Ramirez, who defected last year after he left a Cuban national team training camp in Mexico and signed with Top Rank in May, will turn pro against an opponent to be determined on the Top Rank Boxing
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2:39 PM ET Manny Pacquiao’s team have denied reports a deal has been struck to fight Amir Khan after the Brit claimed contracts had been signed for the pair to face off in Saudi Arabia later this year. Khan (34-5, 21 KOs) produced a fourth round stoppage of former featherweight world champion Billy Dib in
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10:07 AM ET Pernell Whitaker, a longtime pound-for-pound king and one of the greatest boxers in history, was killed Sunday night when he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was 55. The Virginia Beach Police Department said that the incident remains an active investigation but that Whitaker was apparently hit by
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5:37 PM ET Pernell Whitaker, a longtime pound-for-pound king and one of the greatest boxers in history, was killed Sunday night when he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was 55. The Virginia Beach Police Department said the incident remains an active investigation but that Whitaker was apparently hit by a
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