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Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

Former Heavyweight Boxing Champ Ken Norton Dies At 70

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70.

09/18/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

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.

09/13/2013

Sweat flies from the head of boxer George Foreman of the U.S. (L) as Tommy Morrison of the U.S. lands a punch during their 12-round match 07 June. Foreman, 44, lost the fight in a unanimous decision to Morrison, 24, who gained the World Boxing Organization (WBO) heavyweight title. (Photo credit should read JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison Dies At 44

LAS VEGAS, (AP) – Tommy Morrison’s career reached its pinnacle on a hot June night in Las Vegas, when he stepped into the ring and beat George Foreman to become heavyweight champion. It reached its […]

09/02/2013

A lawsuit in Las Vegas accusing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of orchestrating a shooting in August 2009 has been dropped before trial. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Nev. Shooting Charges Dropped Against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

A lawsuit in Las Vegas accusing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of orchestrating a shooting in August 2009 has been dropped before trial.

06/21/2013

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Gamboa Has Winning Debut For Rapper 50 Cent

Former Cuban Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa won his fight Saturday night on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard, giving rapper 50 Cent a victory in his debut as a boxing promoter.

12/09/2012

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Pacquiao Knocked Out

Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold with a vicious right hand at the end of the sixth round Saturday night, putting a ferocious end to the fourth fight between the two boxers.

12/08/2012

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No Word On Fight After Boxers Settle

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have reached a confidential settlement in their federal defamation case in Las Vegas.

09/25/2012

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Nevada Collects Record Fees From Fights

The Nevada Athletic Commission has come off a record year.

08/06/2012

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Pacquiao Wants Rematch With Bradley

Manny Pacquiao says he wants a rematch with Timothy Bradley after a five-judge panel assembled by the WBO championship committee unanimously favored the Filipino fighter in a video review.

06/21/2012

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Reid, McCain Push To Create U.S. Boxing Commission

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada and Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona introduced legislation Monday that would create the U.S. Boxing Commission.

06/19/2012

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