Press of Atlantic City: Boxing/Mixed Martial Arts

Boxing/Mixed Martial Arts

Lesnar beats Hunt, Aldo defeats Toms River's Edgar in UFC 200

LAS VEGAS — Brock Lesnar returned from a 4 1/2-year UFC absence with a unanimous-decision victory over Mark Hunt, and Nunes took the bantamweight title from Miesha Tate with a stunning first-round stoppage at UFC 200 on Saturday night.

Toms River's Frankie Edgar focused on fights, not fries

UFC president Dana White never has to worry about Toms River fighter Frankie Edgar failing a drug test.

Unique mixed martial arts event involving sticks coming to A.C. in August

A unique style of mixed martial arts competition is scheduled to come to Atlantic City next month.

From boxing to bicycling, Trump brought big-time sports to A.C.

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson spent part of his 50th birthday on June 24 involved in a Twitter-based sparring session with Donald Trump. They argued about reports that Trump had invited Tyson to speak at the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Admirers pay homage to Ali at Kentucky gravesite

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - He carried a dozen roses into Cave Hill Cemetery and headed for a patch of grass in the back corner that seemed too ordinary for the man buried beneath it.

'Ali! Ali!': The Greatest makes his final journey

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Greatest was laid to rest in his hometown Friday after an all-day send-off that was a lot like Muhammad Ali himself — serious at times, but also exuberant, bracingly political, and funny.

Kimbo Slice myth vs. reality

(This story was originally published on June 22, 2007.)

Kimbo ready for slice of mixed martial arts fame

(This story was originally pubilshed on May 30, 2008)

MMA figher Kimbo Slice, who made pro debut in A.C., dies at 42

Kimbo Slice, the bearded street fighter who parlayed his internet popularity into a mixed martial arts career and worldwide fame, has died. He was 42.

Read about Kimbo Slice's MMA debut in Atlantic City

(This story was originally published on June 25, 2007.)

Ali scripted funeral plans in exacting detail

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Muhammad Ali and his innermost circle started a document years ago that grew so thick they began calling it "The Book."

George Foreman's brother, who lives in Galloway, remembers 'friend' Ali

Galloway Township resident Roy Foreman first met Muhammad Ali in the early 1960s, a decade before Ali fought his famous bout with Roy’s older brother George.

Jerry West defends LeBron, calls critics 'ridiculous'

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Logo has no patience for critics of LeBron James.

Sunday's NASCAR race at Pocono: Everything you need to know

A preview of Sunday’s Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway (1 p.m. on Fox Sports 1)

For final farewell, Ali will draw the world to his hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — Muhammad Ali crafted the plan for his final tribute years ago, long before he died. On Friday, his family will honor him just like he planned, with a global celebration in his hometown.

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies at 74

He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled, even after the punches had taken their toll and his voice barely rose above a whisper.

EHT boxer DeCarlo Perez suffers second straight loss

Egg Harbor Township super-middleweight DeCarlo Perez suffered his second straight defeat Friday night.

Muhammad Ali remains hospitalized for ‘serious’ issues

Muhammad Ali is hospitalized in the Phoenix area with what two people familiar with his condition say may be more serious problems than his previous hospital stays.

AP sources: Muhammad Ali hospitalized in Phoenix area

Boxing great Muhammad Ali is hospitalized in the Phoenix area with what two people familiar with his condition say may be more serious problems than his previous hospital stays.

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