Boxing
  • Five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of the WBO welterweight belt won from Manny Pacquiao in May.

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., hugs Manny Pacquiao after defeating Pacquiao in their welterweight unification bout on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    LAST UPDATE : Jul 07, 2015, 7:57 AM EDT
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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., hugs Manny Pacquiao after defeating Pacquiao in their welterweight unification bout on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Floyd Mayweather Jr cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag.

    LAST UPDATE : May 04, 2015, 5:15 AM EDT
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  • WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao are displayed in a media tent at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 30, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two boxers will face each other in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas.

    When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao enter the ring on Saturday the stakes could not be higher, even for a bout already labeled the "Fight of the Century."

    LAST UPDATE : May 01, 2015, 7:32 AM EDT
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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a punch against Canelo Alvarez during a 152-pound title fight, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Las Vegas.

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 19, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT
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  • In this Nov. 22, 1986, file photo, Mike Tyson, right, delivers a blow to Trevor Berbick during a boxing bout in Las Vegas. Organizers say seven boxers and 12 others will be the first inductees at the new Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. Inductees to be enshrined Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in the inaugural class include boxers Tyson, Larry Holmes, Sugar Ray Leonard, Julio Cesar Chavez, Mike McCallum, Diego Corrales and Oscar De La Hoya.

    Mike Tyson was the closing act, which seemed appropriate since he knows a thing or two about headlining shows on the Vegas Strip.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 13, 2013, 10:46 AM EDT
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  • Former heavyweight boxing champion Riddick Bowe of the U.S., right, gets a kick on the leg by Levgen Golovin of Russia, center, during their World Muay Thai or Kick Boxing Super Heavyweight Championships fight in Pattaya, Thailand Friday, June 14, 2013. Golovin won the fight in a second round knockout.

    The former world heavyweight boxing champion had hoped to prove his critics wrong and show that he could comeback from retirement into an entirely new sport and revive some of his past glory.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 14, 2013, 5:47 PM EDT
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  • LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 07: Boxer Manny Pacquiao poses on the scale during the official weigh-in for his welterweight bout against Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Marquez will fight each other for the fourth time on December 8 in Las Vegas.

    Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring Nov. 24 to meet Brandon Rios in a welterweight bout in Macau, the eight-division world champion's promoter said Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : May 07, 2013, 11:02 AM EDT
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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses for photos at the end of a news conference, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Las Vegas. Mayweather faces Robert Guerrero on Saturday for Mayweather's WBC welterweight title.

    The two meet in a scheduled 12-round welterweight title match at the MGM Grand hotel in what will be Mayweather's first fight in a year.

    LAST UPDATE : May 03, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT
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  • President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, from the Marine One helicopter, as he returned from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he visited with Wounded Warriors who are being treated at the hospital and their families.

    For all the things President Obama says he can't do because of the political gridlock in Washington, he can right a century-old wrong simply by picking up a pen.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 06, 2013, 11:10 AM EST
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