Posts Tagged Men’s boxing

Man gets prison in Phoenix death of ex-champion boxer

PHOENIX (AP) — One of two men charged in the beating death of a teenage boxer in Phoenix has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Ali’s gloves, Shoeless Joe photo up for auction

Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston are displayed in New York, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Ali and Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine — won by Ali with a first-round knockout from what some saw as a "phantom punch" — go up for auction Feb. 21 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson and the gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston fetched over $1.1 million at an auction in New York City.

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Ali’s gloves, Shoeless Joe photo up for auction

Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston are displayed in New York, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Ali and Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine — won by Ali with a first-round knockout from what some saw as a "phantom punch" — go up for auction Feb. 21 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson are expected to fetch more than $1 million total at an auction Saturday.

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It’s on: Mayweather says he and Pacquiao to fight May 2

In this combination of file photos, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing match against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2, 2015 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 after months of negotiations, posting a picture of the signed contract online. (AP Photos/Alastair Grant and Rick Bowmer, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Fight is finally on.

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