Boxing

CORRECTS SURNAME OF REFEREE TO REISS, INSTEAD OF WEISS - Gervonta Davis, left, heads to the corner as Yuriorkis Gamboa, right, looks up at referee Jack Reiss during the WBA secondary lightweight title boxing bout early Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Atlanta. Davis won when the fight was stopped in the 12th round. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell)
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December 29, 2019 - 2:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Gervonta Davis could tell early on that Yuriorkis Gamboa wouldn't go down easily, so Davis decided to be patient and wear him down. “I wasn't pressed for the knockout,” Davis said. “Once I seen I was hurting him and he wasn't getting out of there, I just had to touch him up and win...
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This image released by DKC/O&M shows Ed harris in a scene from the play “To Kill a Mockingbird," in New York. For one night only in February, the stage adaptation of Harper Lee's iconic book will be performed exclusively for 18,000 public school children free of charge at Madison Square Garden. ( Julieta Cervantes/DKC/O&M via AP)
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December 18, 2019 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The hit play “To Kill a Mockingbird” is busting out of Broadway — and dunking at Madison Square Garden. For one night only in February, the stage adaptation of Harper Lee's iconic book will be performed exclusively for 18,000 public school children free of charge at the home of the...
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Wires go to microphones above a logo of the Russian Olympic Committee during President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov's news conference in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years, though many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
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December 11, 2019 - 8:48 am
Russian boxers will only take part in the Tokyo Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned, the general secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Umar Kremlev said he has spoken with the Olympic boxing team and...
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Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates after beating Andy Ruiz Jr. on points to win their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia early Sunday Dec. 8, 2019. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
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December 08, 2019 - 8:40 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — It’s not all about the devastating knockout for Anthony Joshua anymore. He’s not going to go desperately chasing Deontay Wilder for the elusive belt in his heavyweight collection, either. This is Joshua 2.0. After what he describes as a “roller coaster” year, the British...
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Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates after beating Andy Ruiz Jr. to win their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia early Sunday Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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December 07, 2019 - 7:28 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Joshua jumped up and down in the ring with his massive entourage, celebrating being around $70 million richer and having three world heavyweight belts back in his possession. For the British boxing superstar, it was well worth this controversial trip to Saudi...
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Heavyweight boxers Anthony Joshua of Britain, right, and Andy Ruiz Jr. of Mexico pose during a weigh-in at Faisaliah Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The first ever heavyweight title fight in the Middle East, has been called the "Clash on the Dunes." Will take place at the Diriyah Arena on Saturday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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December 06, 2019 - 3:25 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — In one part of Riyadh, two of the world’s most high-profile boxers squared off at a weigh-in outside a 5-star hotel ahead of the first heavyweight title fight to take place in the Middle East. Across town, American rappers Akon and Chris Brown were about to headline a...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Jermall Charlo poses for photographs during the official weigh-in for a boxing match against Hugo Centeno Jr., in New York. Charlo is having a hard time finding big fights in the middleweight division. He doesn't figure it will get any easier if he delivers the powerful performance he promises Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in a title defense against Dennis Hogan. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
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December 06, 2019 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jermall Charlo has a perfect record and eye-popping power, though those aren't the only reasons he's a star in his sport. For Stephen Espinoza, Showtime's sports president, there's another way to judge a boxer's status. “You never hear, or almost rarely do you hear another...
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Heavyweight boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. of Mexico poses during a weigh-in at Faisaliah Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The first ever heavyweight title fight in the Middle East, has been called the "Clash on the Dunes." Will take place at the Diriyah Arena on Saturday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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December 06, 2019 - 12:17 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will be nearly 50 pounds heavier than Anthony Joshua for their title rematch on Saturday in Saudi Arabia. Ruiz weighed in at 283 pounds (128 kilograms) on Friday — about 15½ pounds (7 kilograms) more than he was for the first...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 1, 2019 file photo, Mexican American Andy Ruiz celebrates after stopping Britain's Anthony Joshua during the seventh round of a heavyweight championship boxing match in New York. Heavyweight boxing heads to new territory when Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua meet in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Ruiz will look to mark the first world title fight in the Middle East for retaining the belts he took from Joshua a major shock in New York in June. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
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December 05, 2019 - 8:00 am
The thick, sparkling ring on his right hand and the diamond-studded watch around his left wrist were indications of just how much life has changed for Andy Ruiz Jr. since he became world heavyweight champion. It was another part of his attire that really stood out, however, when the portly Mexican...
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Sergey Kovalev, right, and Canelo Alvarez pose for photographers during a news conference Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a WBO light heavyweight title bout Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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November 01, 2019 - 2:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez didn't have to take the risk. Not at light heavyweight, and not against a puncher like Sergey Kovalev. A third fight with Gennadiy Golovkin was there for the asking. There were other fights against lesser opponents that would have given Alvarez the same kind of...
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