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Oscar De La Hoya launches two boxing channels

Beverly Hills, CA  - Two new boxing channels sure to draw fans of all eras of the sweet science are coming to the world’s largest...

Boxers Mayweather, Pacquiao Top Forbes Best Paid Celebrity List

NEW YORK— Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao topped Forbes list of the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities on Monday, on the heels of their lucrative...

Boxer Evander Holyfield Slams Gays As ‘Handicapped’, ‘Abnormal’

Former heavyweight champion boxer Evander Holyfield, remembered for a bizarre 1995 match in which another former champion, Mike Tyson, attacked him by biting his...

Gay Boxer Cruz In Title Bout Tonight

Former Olympic athlete Orlando Cruz, who publicly came out of the closet last year, could become the first openly gay boxer to win a...

Ugandan Women Put On Their Boxing Gloves

Diana Tulyanabo (l), 20 and her half-sister Helen Baleke (r) at the Rhino Boxing Club in Katanga. Credit: Amy Fallon/IPS KAMPALA - Helen Baleke took...

Ken Norton, heavyweight boxing legend, dies at 70

Former US heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali, has died at the age of 70, his son says. Norton, who had been...

Rapper 50 Cent becomes boxing promoter

Rapper and entrepreneur 50 Cent is taking a swing at promoting boxing in Nevada. Nevada Athletic Commission executive Keith Kizer said Monday the entertainer and...

Gay boxer Orlando Cruz defeats Jorge Pazos

Orlando Cruz retained his WBO Latino Featherweight Championship in his first fight since revealing he is gay. Puerto Rican Cruz, 31, gained a unanimous...

Orlando Cruz: ‘I wanted to take out the thorn inside me and have peace’

The Puerto Rican, who became the first boxer to declare publicly that he was gay, explains his long and traumatic struggle against fear and...

Orlando Cruz to battle for title

“Boxeo Telemundo” Presents the Battle for the WBO Latin Featherweight Title between Orlando “The Phenomenon” Cruz and Jorge “The Ferocious” Pazos, Friday, October 19...