boxing

Muhammad Ali is now considered by many to be the greatest boxer that’s ever lived, but his career was interrupted by his courageous personal stance. On this day in 1967, Ali was stripped of his boxing license and World Champion title for refusing to enter the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. In 1964, Ali […]

Former pro boxing champ Kassim Ouma was arrested for battery in Los Angeles after knocking out a man who allegedly made gay advances toward him. According to reports from TMZ, the former IBF junior middleweight champion is telling investigators he was hanging out in Hollywood when he struck up a conversation with a guy he just […]

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away from the spotlight and the adulation of the boxing ring. But when […]

William Horatio Butler, Jr. was a welterweight boxer from Bimini, Bahamas. Standing at 5”9, 175 lbs., the young boxer started his career with a form of street boxing called battle royals. Popular in the 1940’s, battle royals was a game in which six or more boys would box one another blindfolded until there was one […]

Undefeated professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr, known as “Money Mayweather,” is a five-division world champion having won eight world titles and the lineal championship in three different weight…

In DMX, George Zimmerman’s found the perfect fool to get in the ring with. That’s right, it’s official. Rapper DMX has just been named Zimmerman’s opponent in his upcoming celebrity boxing match. Here’s what TMZ is reporting: Celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman tells us, DMX was selected out of 15,000 applicants … all of whom […]

George Zimmerman is no stranger to making bold  — and stupid! — moves, so when he recently signed up for a celebrity boxing match we were…

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says his next opponent will be decided within a week. One thing’s for sure, it’s not Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather Jr., who arrived in South Africa on Wednesday, named Britain’s Amir Khan and Argentina’s Marcos Maidana as contenders for his next bout in Las Vegas on May 3 but said “we don’t know. […]

Former boxing champion Evander Holyfield landed himself in hot water with the producers of the reality show “Big Brother UK.” Holyfield caught heat when he…

Mike Tyson‘s life story is the gift that keeps giving. And giving. And giving. At one time he was the baddest man on the planet, a heavyweight champion who terrorized anyone who got in his way, inside the ring or out. More recently he’s unburdened himself as perhaps the most tortured soul on earth, with […]

Champion boxer Laila Ali stopped by ”The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” to talk about her new CBS sports show, “All In With Laila Ali.” Listen to…

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gay boxer Orlando Cruz lost his bid for a piece of the featherweight title Saturday night, getting stopped in the seventh round by veteran Orlando Salido. Cruz, the first openly gay active fighter, was outclassed much of the fight by Salido, who landed the heavier punches throughout before knocking Cruz down […]