Boxing organization giving college scholarships

July 18, 2018

Rebecca Maine was a heroin addict as a teenager. Now, Maine is a student at the Penn State campus in DuBois and has Olympic aspirations as a boxer. Considering how far she has come since first trying heroin at age 16 to ''going on to using it with more dangerous means'' until she was
Boxing organization giving college scholarships

'I want to cement my legacy': Joshua plans history bid

Anthony Joshua has set his sights on joining boxing's all-time greats as the heavyweight champion builds up to his title defence against Russia's Alexander Povetkin. Joshua, the reigning WBA, IBF and WBO champion, faces mandatory challenger Povetkin at Wembley on September 22 amid mounting expectation
'I want to cement my legacy': Joshua plans history bid

Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

July 17, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Joshua was welcomed by applause on the stage. He stood front and center, promoting his Sept. 22 bout against Alexander Povetkin.
Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

Joshua title defense to be streamed on new service

Anthony Joshua's heavyweight title defense against Alexander Povetkin will be aired on the streaming platform DAZN on Sept. 22 as part of the U.S. debut of the service, promoters announced Tuesday. The shows will feature both fights and Bellator MMA fights, said James Rushton, the CEO of DAZN.
Joshua title defense to be streamed on new service

Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney lead world's highest paid entertainers

July 16, 2018

American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career. Reality star Kylie Jenner, 20, came in third on the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list, largely thanks to
Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney lead world's highest paid entertainers

Pacquiao eyes 'two or three fights' more after Matthysse win

Manny Pacquiao said Monday he was good for "two or three" more fights, naming Terence Crawford, Vasyl Lomachenko or Floyd Mayweather as possible opponents a day after winning a new world title. The 39-year-old Filipino shrugged off renewed calls by friends including President Rodrigo Duterte
Pacquiao eyes 'two or three fights' more after Matthysse win

Joshua to fight Povetkin in London in September

LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles against Alexander Povetkin of Russia in London on Sept. 22.
Joshua to fight Povetkin in London in September

Joshua to defend world titles against Povetkin at Wembley

Britain's Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley on Sept. 22, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Monday. The 28-year-old Joshua takes on his WBA mandatory challenger Povetkin as he returns to Wembley for the
Joshua to defend world titles against Povetkin at Wembley

Sink Floyd! Resurgent Pacquiao wants second crack at Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao has called on Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement for a rematch, saying "let's do a second one" after powering to his first KO win in nine years. The fighting Philippines senator known as "Pac-Man" took on the dangerous Argentine WBA welterweight champion
Sink Floyd! Resurgent Pacquiao wants second crack at Mayweather

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against Povetkin

July 15, 2018

Povetkin is the mandatory challenger for Joshua's WBA title and a successful bout against the Russian would give the London 2012 Olympic champion greater freedom to choose his next opponent. Joshua had been hoping to fight fellow unbeaten heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who holds the World
Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against Povetkin