Rising star Amir Khan is among a group of influential Muslims invited to the White House by Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid.
Estadio Centenario in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico was the scene as Antonio Lozada Jr. (23-1, 20 KO) and Joel Juarez (30-17-2, 25 KO) set the table for Humberto Soto's latest outing. This fight, which was expected to be a glorified sparring match, marked the first step in Lozado's repairing his recently derailed career.
EL PASO, TX (September 3rd, 2011) On Friday, Sept. 2nd, at the beautiful Speaking Rock Casino and Entertainment Center, undefeated knock-out artist David "El Nino" Rodriguez (35-0, 33 KOs) officially announced that his next opponent will be ring veteran Byron "The Bear" Polley (24-12-1, 11 KOs) from Saint Joseph, MO.
On Saturday, September 3rd, Andre Berto (27-1, 21 KOs) gets another shot at welterweight gold when he faces the current IBF Welterweight Champion Dejan Zavec (31-1, 18 KOs) on HBO at 10:30 PM EST.
The Associated Press reports today that a civil trial over the multimillion-dollar estate of late boxing champion Arturo Gatti will proceed next Tuesday.
On September 21st, 1985, long reigning universally recognized and undefeated Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes embarked on his mission to match Rocky Marciano's unbeaten streak of 49-0 at the historic Riviera Hotel and Casino in luxurious Las Vegas, Nevada.
In a time when boxing's role in American sports has been transformed from a major contributing powerhouse to a fringe pastime with minimal coverage from the press, one of this country's boxing treasures, 2001 Hall of Fame inductee Don Chargin, continues to be hopeful that boxing can make a resurgence to the sports limelight.
"It's about respect, I've been disrespected" Floyd Mayweather said yesterday explaining his side of the much publicized attack from his son, Floyd Mayweather Jr on HBO's 24/7 broadcast last Saturday night.
In his first title defense, Daniel Geale (26-1, 15 KOs) successfully retained his IBF middleweight crown with a points win over Eromosele Albert in Hobart on Wednesday.