Boxer Mayweather to pay for George Floyd’s funeral

Boxer Mayweather to pay for George Floyd’s funeral Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd’s funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer. Mayweather personally has been in touch with the family, according to Leonard Ellerbe, the...

Mike Tyson teases return to boxing: ‘I’m back’

Mike Tyson teases return to boxing: ‘I’m back’ Former-world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson continued to tease boxing fans about a possible return to the ring by posting another training video on Instagram on Monday that ended with the message, “I’m back.” The 53-year-old caught the...

Can Golden Boy Bring Boxing Back?

Can Golden Boy Bring Boxing Back? Oscar De La Hoya, the boxing champion turned promoter, spends a part of each day running up and down his half-mile long driveway in Pasadena, Calif., to stay in shape. In his fighting days, he would run at 9,000...

This Day in History: April 28

This Day in History: April 28 On this day, April 28 … 1967: Muhammad Ali is stripped of his heavyweight boxing title after he refuses to be drafted into the U.S. armed forces for the Vietnam War. Also on this day: 1758: James Monroe, the fifth...

This Day in History: April 28

This Day in History: April 28 On this day, April 28 … 1967: Muhammad Ali is stripped of his heavyweight boxing title after he refuses to be drafted into the U.S. armed forces for the Vietnam War. Also on this day: 1758: James Monroe, the fifth...