Today is the 25th anniversary of Buster Douglas’ shocking win over Mike Tyson for the undisputed heavyweight champion and its effect is palpable to this day. Our own Lee Groves looks back on a true day to remember.
25 years after what Larry Merchant described on-air as “the greatest upset in boxing history,” James “Buster” Douglas recalls his 10th-round knockout of Mike Tyson in Tokyo.
Sam Watson, aide to adviser Al Haymon, believes a mega-bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is bound to happen on May 2 in Las Vegas.
Having done the figurative dance with Floyd Mayweather Jr. before, Manny Pacquiao says he’s willing to see the undefeated pound-for-pounder get the money he wants to make their fight a reality.
After all the debates, speculation and social network bickering, will we see a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao bout at long last? Floyd Sr. thinks so.
Veteran sports writer Tim Smith shares his thoughts on Dan Goossen’s sudden passing. Smith recalls the many endearing qualities of the gregarious and charismatic boxing promoter, including Goossen’s love of family and zest for life.
The 2014 NBHOF induction brought old adversaries together again, including Roberto Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard; Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield — peacefully, this time — in a ceremony hosted by actress Rosie Perez. Photos by Ethan Miller/Getty Images.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s second consecutive Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame “Fighter of the Year” award.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s edition of “Friday Night Fights,” notable underdog victories and much more.
With his third-round stoppage of Daniel Geale, Gennady Golovkin is quickly becoming a Mike Tyson-like performer where his fans come to the arena expecting him to knock his opponent stiff. Golovkin-Geale attracted 8,500 fans to Madison Square Garden and his team believes his popularity will continue to grow.
Mike Tyson will present former rival Evander Holyfield with the four-time heavyweight champ’s induction trophy for the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame during the Aug. 9 awards ceremony at the New Tropicana in Las Vegas, NBHOF founder Rich Marotta announced on Monday.
Rances Barthelemy clearly outhustled Argenis Mendez in nearly every round of their rematch for the IBF junior lightweight title on Thursday in Miami, earning a unanimous decision win by scores of 115-111 three times.
Erickson Lubin faces Noe Bolanos, a veteran of 35 pro bouts, on Thursday in a Fox Sports 1-televised bout from Miami, Fla. It will be the first scheduled eight-round bout for Lubin, who only has five pro bouts, but the 18-year-old prospect is the favorite. Find out why in New Faces.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us details on how you can view the upcoming Saul Alvarez-Erislandy Lara bout in movie theaters on July 12 and much more.
The July 10 rematch between IBF junior lightweight titleholder Argenis Mendez and Rances Barthelemy will give Mendez “a second chance to correct a mistake,” according to former undisputed heavyweight titleholder Mike Tyson, who will promote the return bout.