Crawford knocks out Avanesyan in 6th round, keeps WBO titleDecember 11, 2022 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Unbeaten world champion Terence Crawford knocked out David Avanesyan in the sixth round Saturday night to retain his WBO welterweight belt.
Crawford, fighting for the first time in more than a year, had the sixth-ranked challenger wobbling with a flurry of blows before landing a right cross to the chin that put Avanesyan to the canvas 2 minutes, 14 seconds into the round.
Spence pleads guilty to DWI in 2019 Ferrari crash in DallasJune 14, 2022 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. has pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while intoxicated after crashing his speeding Ferrari in 2019, prosecutors said.
British boxer Kell Brook retiring after settling Khan ‘feud’May 7, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Kell Brook is retiring from boxing.
The 36-year-old Briton, who was world welterweight champion from 2014-17, said in an interview with British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph: “It's over for me.
Undisputed, still undefeated welterweight champ may be nextApril 17, 2022 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — There could be an undisputed, and still undefeated, welterweight champion later this year.
Undefeated champs Errol Spence Jr. and Terence “Bud” Crawford may finally get in the ring together.
Spence adds 3rd title belt with TKO over WBA champ UgásApril 17, 2022 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. took a few rounds to find his rhythm and range after a long layoff. In the end, he had another championship belt.
Spence became a three-belt welterweight champion by defending his WBC and IBF titles in a unification bout in front of a home crowd, when his fight against Yordenis Ugás was stopped in the 10th round Saturday night because of the WBA champ's right eye that was almost completely swollen shut.
Spence’s 2nd road to recovery yields title bout against UgásApril 15, 2022 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. returns to the ring in a unification bout against Yordenis Ugás, his replacement in a Manny Pacquiao fight the two-division welterweight champion had to skip because of a torn retina.
Errol Spence, Yordenis Ugás book 147-pound bout for April 16February 8, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Welterweight champions Errol Spence and Yordenis Ugás will meet in a title unification bout April 16 in Arlington, Texas.
The fighters' promoters announced the deal Tuesday for Spence to defend his WBC and IBF belts against WBA champion Ugás at AT&T Stadium, the massive home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.
Manny Pacquiao loses to Yordenis Ugás by unanimous decisionAugust 22, 2021 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Although Manny Pacquiao hasn't decided what his future holds, the eight-division world champion realizes his 26-year professional boxing career might have ended Saturday night with a disheartening loss.
Pacquiao, Ugás unafraid to make title fight on short noticeAugust 11, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao could have postponed or canceled his boxing comeback when opponent Errol Spence Jr. dropped out less than two weeks before their Aug. 21 showdown.
Instead, the former eight-division champion quickly found some right-handed sparring partners and went right back to work preparing for a new opponent on very short notice.
Spence drops out of Pacquiao fight with eye injury; Ugás inAugust 11, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. has dropped out of his pay-per-view fight with Manny Pacquiao on Aug. 21 because of a retinal tear in his left eye.
WBA welterweight champion Yordenis Ugás will step in to face Pacquiao at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the same date, the promoters announced Tuesday.
Manny Pacquiao announces Aug. 21 fight with Errol Spence JrJuly 13, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao and Errol Spence Jr. formally announced Sunday that they will fight Aug. 21 in a bout pitting an eight-division world champion against one of the sport’s most dominant current champions.
Spence beats Garcia, keeps titles in 1st fight since crashDecember 6, 2020 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. skipped a tune-up in his first fight since a car crash that almost derailed his promising career...
Spence set to face Garcia in 1st title fight since car crashOctober 8, 2020 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence is set for another title defense in his home state of Texas in what would be his first fight since avoiding serious injury in a high-speed car crash in Dallas last year...