ATLANTIC CITY - Junior-welterweight champions Lucas Matthysse
and Lamont Peterson decided they weren't going to allow the
politics of boxing to get in the way of them staging a potentially
classic fight tonight at Boardwalk Hall.
ATLANTIC CITY - Buena Vista Township middleweight Mike Wilcox
let out a scream, donned his trademark cowboy hat, then leaped into
the stands to exchange hugs and high fives with his family and fans
Saturday night at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
ATLANTIC CITY - About a dozen fans showed their allegiance to
Atlantic City welterweight Anthony "Juice" Young Friday
night by chanting for him throughout his fight against Rafael
Montalvo at Tropicana Casino and Resort.
ATLANTIC CITY — Somers Point middleweight Patrick Majewski and Middle Township middleweight Chuck Mussachio prepared for their fights at Bally’s Atlantic City with spirited sparring sessions together at Bullpen Vale Tudo in Egg Harbor Township.
ATLANTIC CITY — A few boxing fans trudged down the snow-covered Boardwalk toward a nearby casino early Sunday morning after watching WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner notch a fifth-round TKO over Gavin Rees at Boardwalk Hall.
Edner Cherry (31-6-2, 17 KOs), of Miami, scored a mild upset on the Adrien Broner-Gavin Rees undercard with a sixth-round TKO over Vicente Escobedo (26-4, 15 KOs), of Woodland, Calif., at Boardwalk Hall on Saturday night.
Egg Harbor Township junior-middleweight DeCarlo Perez and Atlantic City junior-welterweight Althea Saunders will be in action Saturday night on promoter Joey Intrieri’s boxing card at Harrah’s Philadelphia in Chester, Pa.
LAS VEGAS - The idea of Manny Pacquiao being knocked out cold was shocking enough. The sight of him face down on the canvas, unresponsive even as bedlam broke out all around him, was positively frightening.
LAS VEGAS — Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold with a vicious right hand at the end of the sixth round Saturday night, putting a ferocious end to the fourth fight between the two boxers.
NEW YORK — Austin “No Doubt” Trout controlled the fight early and roughed up Miguel Cotto late to win a 12-round unanimous decision and retain his share of the 154-pound title Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
PHILADELPHIA - With a pair of boxing gloves draped over Joe Frazier's casket, the Rev. Jesse Jackson stood nearby and delivered a stirring knockout pitch for the fitting tribute he said the late heavyweight champion deserved, the immortal reward his family longed for in his life.