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Andre Ward dominant in championship tuneup fight

OAKLAND — Andre Ward embodied a handful of different fighters on Saturday…

 

Andre Ward set for tuneup at Oracle Arena

Following a nearly two-year break from fighting, former super middleweight champion Andre…

 

Ali’s wife thanks world for love, support at memorial

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali’s greatest champion thanked the world for its…

 

Muhammad Ali makes his final journey through his hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown…

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as ‘The Greatest,’ dies

Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality…

Mike Tyson sees himself in Ronda Rousey’s UFC dominance

GLENDALE, Calif. — Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting…

Mariotti: Reviled and still the champ

LAS VEGAS — By the 11th round, all the manic energy had…

Mariotti: In goodwill game, smiling Pacquiao KOs fiendish Mayweather

LAS VEGAS — The human instinct isn’t merely to root for Manny…

Mayweather and Pacquiao to meet only once before fight week

The fight is so big, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. won't…

Buster Douglas: 'Belief' led him to stunning upset of Tyson

COLUMBUS — An uppercut and three follow-up punches made James "Buster" Douglas…

San Carlos-trained boxer Bruno Escalante lands first title shot

Abandoning all he knew of home in the crazed pursuit of a…

Bay Area boxers Escalante, Mayfield continuing to show promise

Boxing prospect Bruno Escalante grew tired, and Joseph Rios — a fist-fighting…

Peninsula pugilist Escalante looks to take next step in career

At one point, Bruno Escalante Jr. wanted to become the first Filipino-born…

Guerrero steps into spotlight against Mayweather Jr.

Just a year-and-a-half-ago, the notion of Robert Guerrero merely sharing the prize…

Boxer Bruno Escalante looks to make name for himself at Redwood City event

In the midst of his first eight-round prize fight nearly 10 months…

Nonito Donaire having to dig deep for motivation against lackluster Jorge Arce

There have been days — recent days — when the drive has…

Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies in Puerto Rico

Former championship boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho died Saturday at the hospital in…

Donaire stacks up nicely vs. Nishioka

Judging from his left hook — a punch that has left numerous…

Ward puts perfect record on the line against lanky Dawson

Prizefighting — justifiably so — is closely associated with savagery. But anyone,…

Styles will clash when Ward, Dawson square off in Oakland

OAKLAND —But they won’t. Rather, their respected fighters, Andre Ward and Chad…