Posts Tagged Boxing

Pilot program means to educate New York boxers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The City University of New York and state boxing officials are starting a pilot program to educate professional and amateur fighters toward careers outside the ring.

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Pacquiao in need of signature win against Algieri

In this Nov. 18, 2014 photo, Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao, right, trains at the Cotai Arena Gym of the Venetian Resort and Casino in Macau. Pacquiao and Chris Algieri of the United States are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Team Pacquiao, Mike Young) EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES

MACAU (AP) — Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.

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Hauser writes book about boxing in 2013

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas Press has published the latest book from sports writer Thomas Hauser featuring stories that capture boxing in 2013.

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Boxer Jermain Taylor charged in Arkansas shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas prosecutors have charged champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor in a shooting at his home.

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Algieri hopes to be Rocky story against Pacquiao

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — No one questions Chris Algieri’s toughness, not after he got up from two first round knockdowns and fought half-blinded the rest of the way to somehow pull out a decision win in his June title fight with the feared Ruslan Provodnikov.

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