Friday Dec 6
Boxing: Yaegashi beats Sosa to defend WBC flyweight crown
Japan's Akira Yaegashi defended his WBC flyweight title for a second time after beating Mexican challenger Edgar Sosa with a unanimous decision in Tokyo on Friday.
Friday Dec 6
Yaegashi vs. Sosa Early Results From Tokyo
The World flyweight championship is at stake Friday evening in Tokyo, as divisional king Akira Yaegashi attempts his third defense against former 108 lb.
The Japan Times
Olympic champ Murata relaxed ahead of second pro fight
With a couple of days to go before his second professional bout, Ryota Murata was still chilling.
Arum at 82: He thinks the world of boxing
Four days shy of his 82nd birthday, Hall of Fame boxing promoter Bob Arum is coming off an exhausting week-long trip ... Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, left, greets Manny Pacquiao as he arrives at The Venetian Macao Resort for his Nov. 23rd fight against Brandon Rios.
Top Rank signs Brazil Olympic star Esquiva Falcao
The 23-year-old Falcao won silver at middleweight in the London Olympics, falling just short of Brazil's first Olympic boxing gold.
The Sweet Science
All That Glitters Might Not Be Gold
History tells us that North America's two great gold rushes - one was when the precious metal was discovered, in impressive quantities, near Sutter's Mill in Coloma, Calif., on Jan. 24, 1848; the other was when a similar find in 1896, northwest Canada's Yukon territory, triggered another stampede of prospectors and land speculators hoping to strike ... (more)