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You might think outlaw country pioneer Billy Joe Shaver and former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson are an odd pairing, but Shaver thinks that the two were more than kindred spirits back during their wild days.
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In this Sept. 15, 1999 file photo, Oscar De La Hoya reacts to comments made by Felix Trinidad's promoter Don King about him during a news conference, in Las Vegas.
In this May 17, 2004 file photo, Oscar De La Hoya speaks to the media at the Santa Monica Airport in Santa Monica, Calif., before leaving for Las Vegas.
The former world heavyweight champion, who himself once infamously bit an opponent in the boxing ring, has defended the Uruguay striker for his actions at the World Cup Mike Tyson has leapt to the defence of Luis Suarez following the Uruguay striker's bite on Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup.
Will Sergio Martinez fight again, or was his courageous stand against Miguel Cotto in Madison Square Garden last month the last showing for the Argentine hitter? I posed this question to Team Martinez' Nathan Lewkowicz.
On this date in 1997, boxer Mike Tyson was banned from boxing for 16 months for twice biting Evander Holyfield's ear in a match.
Manny Pacquiao needs a dance partner for his November 22nd date, and New Yorker Chris Algieri , last seen giving a lesson in perseverance and top-level pugilism and ring generalship against Ruslan Provodnikov on June 15, is willing to rumble with the Congressman.
Former World Lightweight champion Brandon " Bam Bam" Rios , WBA Jr. Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas and Anton Novikov pose with the Top Rank Knockouts during the press conference to announce their upcoming title fights, Saturday,August 2 in the Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Bob Arum of Top Rank has made a formal offer to Long Island's Chris Algieri to face Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 22 in Macao, China, continuing a string of incredible good fortune for the Huntington native, the Daily News has learned.
Anthony Joshua has emerged as one of the top young fighters in the game while Mike Skelton once fought for the WBA world heavyweight title in a loss to Ruslan Chagaev.
The undefeated Callum "Mundo" Smith captured the WBC International super middleweight title in his last bout and will get his first shot at defending the title belt against a respected veteran.
Rocky Fielding is yet to lose a bout in his professional career and continues to build an impressive resume having picked up the vacant Commonwealth British Empire super middleweight title in his last bout.
Star of David Promotions boss Dmitriy Salita is pleased and excited to announce that Junior Wright , a cruiserweight contender from Chicago, The 27-year-old Wright, a three-time Chicago Golden Gloves champion, came to the attention of Salita when he expertly fought Steve Bujaj on Salita's card in Brooklyn.
IT HAS been a long road to recovery but Bentham powerhouse Tomi Tatham hopes there might be some positive news on the horizon as he bids to end an injury nightmare.
George Groves has announced his return to the ring following his defeat to Carl Froch at Wembley Stadium in May. The 26-year-old will face Christopher Rebrasse in the shadow of his historic rematch with Froch, as the two meet at Wembley Arena on September 20 for the Frenchman's European super-middleweight belt and in a final eliminator for the WBC ... (more)
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