Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward is retiring from boxing with an undefeated record because he no longer has the desire to fight. The 33-year-old Ward released a statement on his website Thursday titled “Mission Accomplished .
'Raging Bull' LaMotta dead at 95
Jake LaMotta has died. The man who was the inspiration behind Martin Scorsese's 1980 classic Raging Bull was 95. His daughter confirmed his death in a Facebook posting.
United legend Ferdinand to begin boxing
Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has announced his intentions to box professionally. The 38-year-old Ferdinand, who appeared 312 times for the Red Devils from 2002 to 2014, made the announcement early on Tuesday in conjunction with betting house, Betfair.
Golovkin, Alvarez draw in championship bout
Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a draw with Canelo Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters with their hands aloft in victory.
The Keg Must See: Boxer's son punches dad's opponent in the groin
At his weigh-in, Billy Joe Saunders brought his son to the stage. After his opponent Willie Monroe Junior playfully ruffled Saunders' son Stevie's hair, the boy decided to show off his jabbing skills, using Monroe's groin as a target.
Promoters: Pacquiao-Horn rematch won't happen this year
Manny Pacquiao won't box Jeff Horn in a rematch of their WBO world welterweight title fight this year because the Filipino senator will be busy with government duties. Pacquiao's unavailability for a proposed Nov. 12 bout was announced Friday by Australian promoters of the fight.