Posts Tagged Boxing

Muhammad Ali daughters promote ‘I Am Ali’ in UK

Daughters of former US boxer Muhammad Ali, Maryam, centre left and Hana, pose for photographers during the screening of the film, I Am Ali, at the Hospital Club in central London, Monday Nov. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Ian West) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

LONDON (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s daughters are in London to promote the British release of the documentary “I Am Ali.” They say the former boxing champion is still waiting to see it for the first time.

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Bollywood women soar but ask: Where’s the money?

In this Aug. 23, 2014 file photo, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra speaks during a promotional event for her film "Mary Kom" in Ahmadabad, India. This is Bollywood’s year of the woman. Some of the biggest hits in India's prolific movie industry this year have female leads in female-oriented stories. In “Mary Kom,” Chopra plays a female Olympic bronze-medal winning boxer. Previously, women were relegated to playing the male lead actor’s girlfriend, sister or mother in subservient roles reflecting the traditional dominance of men in Indian society. But for all their box-office success and newfound prominence, Bollywood actresses are asking: Where is the money?  (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)

NEW DELHI (AP) — This is Bollywood’s year of the woman. Some of the biggest hits in India’s prolific movie industry this year have female leads in female-oriented stories.

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Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines  and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the U.S., left, exchange punches during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he so desperately craved, battering Algieri around the ring at will Sunday on his way to a decision win in one of the most lopsided welterweight title fights imaginable. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn’t care.

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Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the United States sits on the mat after being knocked down by WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO welterweight boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao couldn’t resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.

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Gonzalez defends WBC flyweight title

Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines lies down on ring after a knockdown by champion Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua during their WBC flyweight title bout in Yokohama, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  Gonzalez retained the title by technical knockout in the sixth round. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title.

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