Mayweather tops SI list of top-earning athletes at $90M
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year. The boxer is projected to make $90 million in 2013 according to Sports Illustrated's annual list released Wednesday. Miami Heat star LeBron James is a distant second at $56.5 million. Full Story.(Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images)
Guillermo Jones of Panama regained the WBA cruiserweight title in his first fight since 2011, stopping local favourite Denis Lebedev in the 11th round Friday night. Jones, who won the title in 2008 and then retained it twice, inflicted a horrific bruise around the Russian's right eye before flooring him near the ropes with 56 seconds left in the round. Full Story.
Done in Three
Alexander Povetkin stopped Andrzej Wawrzyk by a technical knockout at 2:29 of the third round Friday to retain his WBA heavyweight title. The 33-year-old Russian, making is fourth successful title defence, improved to 26-0 with 18 knockouts after flooring Wawrzyk in the second round and again in the third with a right to the head. Full Story.