Posts Tagged Boxing

Gloves from infamous Ali-Liston rematch going to auction

The boxing gloves of Muhammad Ali, front, and of Sonny Liston, rear, sit on a table at Heritage Auctions by a photo and magazine depicting a moment captured during the fight, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Dallas. The 1965 rematch between Ali and Liston remains one of the most controversial sporting events of the 20th century. To this day, 50 years later, questions swirl. Was it a knockout or “phantom punch” that Ali threw when he decked Liston minutes into the first round of their heavyweight title fight. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

NEW YORK (AP) — Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time.

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2nd man pleads guilty in 2013 death of ex-champion boxer

PHOENIX (AP) — A second man arrested in the 2013 beating death of a teenage boxer in Phoenix has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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Boxing champ Taylor pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges

Boxer Jermain Taylor, second from right, leaves the Pulaski County jail in Little Rock Tuesday after posting bond. A Little Rock woman said Tuesday that Taylor threatened to shoot her three small children, and that she knocked the gun away after the cursing middleweight--once called a role model by the city's mayor--put the weapon to her husband's head. (AP Photo/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Gavin Lesnick)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Boxing champion Jermain Taylor is free after he pleaded not guilty to pointing a gun at a man’s head and threatened to shoot three small children at an Arkansas parade.

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Woman says boxing champ Taylor threatened to kill children

In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, Boxer Jermain Taylor walks from the Pulaski County Jail in Little Rock, Ark. Police say the champion boxer already charged in a shooting at his Arkansas home will face charges in a separate incident after a man said Taylor fired a gun at him. The Little Rock Police Department said Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, that the man told officers responding to a report of shots fired that Taylor also pointed a gun at his wife and children. Authorities say officers took the 36-year-old Taylor into custody and found he had a gun and a small amount of marijuana. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Little Rock woman says middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor pointed a gun at her 5-, 3-, and 1-year-old children, threatened kill them and her husband, and fired into the air.

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Police: Boxer Jermain Taylor to face assault, drug charges

In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, Boxer Jermain Taylor walks from the Pulaski County Jail in Little Rock, Ark. Police say the champion boxer already charged in a shooting at his Arkansas home will face charges in a separate incident after a man said Taylor fired a gun at him. The Little Rock Police Department said Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, that the man told officers responding to a report of shots fired that Taylor also pointed a gun at his wife and children. Authorities say officers took the 36-year-old Taylor into custody and found he had a gun and a small amount of marijuana. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor, who already faces charges in an August shooting, will be charged in a separate incident after a man told authorities Taylor fired a gun at him, police in Arkansas said Monday.

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