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No ban for boxer Povetkin in doping case
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The WBC has decided not to ban Russian heavyweight title contender Alexander Povetkin after he tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, and has ordered him to fight Canada's Bermane Stiverne for an interim title.
Pacquiao comeback fight vs Vargas is on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao confirmed Wednesday that he will come out of retirement to fight WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas.
Tyson Fury given doping suspension after positive test
LONDON (AP) — World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury was provisionally suspended in June after testing positive for a banned substance, Britain's anti-doping body said Wednesday.
Brook promises to 'shock the world' when he fights Golovkin
LONDON (AP) — British boxer Kell Brook promises to "shock the world" when the IBF welterweight champion jumps two weight classes to fight middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.
Boxer Adrien Broner denied early release from Ohio jail
CINCINNATI (AP) — Boxer Adrien Broner won't be released early from a 30-day jail sentence for contempt of court.
Crawford-Postol winner could be in line for Pacquiao bout
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's a fight few people will see, which says nothing about the talents of Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol.
Muhammad Ali's old training camp sold to John Madden's son
DEER LAKE, Pa. (AP) — The son of NFL Hall of Fame coach John Madden is buying Muhammad Ali's former training camp in Pennsylvania.
Boxer Adrien Broner jailed for not showing up for Ohio trial
CINCINNATI (AP) — Boxer Adrien Broner was sentenced to 30 days in jail for failing to show up for his scheduled trial on assault and robbery charges.
WBC heavyweight champion Wilder set to face Arreola
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Deontay Wilder sported a three-piece suit, bow tie and shades to the pre-fight news conference. Chris Arreola wore T-shirt, jean shorts and a chip on his shoulder.
Golokvin to fight 'an animal' in Kell Brook in London
NEW YORK (AP) — Gennady "GGG" Golovkin is already boxing's rising star. Welterweight champ Kell Brook hopes that jumping two weight classes will let him prove he's just as talented.
Pacquiao plans to return to the ring Nov. 5
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao isn't ready to give up his night job just yet.