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  • Lewis Wins When Mccall Refuses To Keep Fighting

    Lennox Lewis, right, lands a second-round blow to the head of Oliver McCall. Photo by Associated Press


  • Question, Holyfield Await Mike Tyson

    When Mike Tyson slips into the ring May 3 against Evander Holyfield, he will bring a new trainer, one less title belt and, for the first time in his career, …


  • Bowe Calls On Reinforcements In Bid For Discipline

    Who among us cannot identify with Riddick Bowe? “Every time I go on a diet for 14 days,” he is fond of saying, “all I ever lose is two weeks.” …


  • Miscellany

    Former Miami Dolphins star Mercury Morris lost his bid for a new trial in a cocaine case that tainted his career after his 1982 arrest. Former University of Nebraska football …


  • Bowe Takes On The Few, The Proud Ex-Heavyweight Champ Fulfills Dream, Joins The Marines

    (photo of Riddick Bowe)


  • Fight Tour Begins

    Oscar De La Hoya, who carries a food stamp in his wallet as a reminder of how things once were, will get $10 million for his April 12 fight against …


  • Whitaker Retains Title With Ko In 11th Round

    Holmes


  • Cheap Seats

    Little Jeffy


  • Gonzalez Next In Line For De La Hoya

    Everywhere Oscar De La Hoya looks, another big-name, big-money opponent awaits. First Pernell Whitaker, then maybe Felix Trinidad. Then there’s undefeated champions like Konstantin Tszyu and Ike Quartey. Not since …


  • Holy Paycheck, Evander

    Evander Holyfield is set for the richest one-night stand in entertainment history - between $35 million and $40 million for a rematch against Mike Tyson on Kentucky Derby Day, May …


  • Sports People

    Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson will meet on May 3 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, according to sources in both camps. No official announcement is expected for several weeks. …


  • Cheap Seats

    Tiger


  • Sports People

    Felix Trinidad, knocked down by Kevin Leushing in the second round, came back a round later and knocked Leushing down three times to retain his IBF welterweight title at Nashville, …


  • Tyson Won’t Fight Until Rematch

    Mike Tyson will not take a tuneup fight before his rematch with Evander Holyfield, which could be held as soon as May 3 at the MGM Grand hotel in Las …


  • Miscellany

    Heavyweight Andrew Golota received a two-year suspended prison sentence in Warsaw, Poland, and a $7,000 fine for beating up a man in a May 1990 disco brawl. … Cigar won …


  • Miscellany

    Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott has agreed to sell her Chevrolet-Geo dealership after being accused of faking car sales, according to Mike Horvath, general manager of the franchise. Schott will …


  • Miscellany

    Junior bantamweight champions Johnny Tapia and Danny Romero Jr., have a agreed to fight in June at site to be determined.The fight will consolidate two junior bantamweight titles. Former BYU …


  • Cheap Seats

    Prince Phillip


  • Reputations For Bowe, Golota Take Severe Blow Low Punches Aside, Ex-Champ Absorbed A Serious Beating

    1. Riddick Bowe, right, shows Andrew Golota a strong right hand during Saturday night’s heavyweight fight. Photo by Associated Press 2. Bowe describes decisive low blow. Photo by Associated Press


  • Golota Blows It Again: He’s Disqualified Against Bowe

    The Riddick Bowe-Andrew Golota rematch Saturday night was a back-alley brawl, and once again Golota was disqualified for a low blow. This time, however, there was no riot, as there …


  • Wbo Title Retained

    Dariusz Michalczewski stopped France’s Christophe Girard with a left hook in the eighth round to retain his WBO light heavyweight title. The Polish-born boxer knocked Girard to the canvas in …


  • An Embarrassed Bowe Declares He’s Prepared For Golota Rematch

    The aftermath of the first Riddick Bowe-Andrew Golata fight was not a pretty sight: Golata (in corner) took a cell phone to the head. Photo by Associated Press


  • Bid To Ban Promoter Could End Leonard’s February Comeback

    Leonard


  • Sports People

    Andre Agassi made a brief appearance at the Grand Slam Cup in Munich, Germany, losing to Mark Woodforde 6-3, 6-4. Other winners were Jakob Hlasek, Goran Ivanisevic and Yevgeny Kafelnikov. …


  • Tapia Keeps Title

    Johnny Tapia stalked Nicaragua’s Adonis Cruz for 12 rounds, delivering enough jabs and combinations to retain his WBO junior bantamweight title with a unanimous decision at Albuquerque, N.M. Tapia (39-0-2, …


  • Bowe Knows That He Must Be In Shape Ex-Heavyweight Champ Works Off The Weight As Golota Awaits

    Riddick Bowe can have his chicken and eat it, too - as long as it’s baked. “Why can’t I have fried chicken?” Bowe sometimes asks nutritionist Kibwe Bey.


  • Hearns Earns Tko

    Fighting for the first time in 14 months, six-time world boxing champion Thomas Hearns stopped Karl Willis in the fifth round of their light heavyweight bout. The 38-year-old Hearns hit …


  • Whitaker-De La Hoya Closer

    One more turkey awaits Pernell “Sweetpea” Whitaker, then it may be on to the feast. Whitaker will fight in January against an opponent yet to be determined, but after that …


  • Sports People

    The only player suspended by the NCAA in Dean Smith’s 36 years at North Carolina has been reinstated. Makhtar Ndiaye, a Michigan transfer who sat out last season, was declared …


  • Lewis-Mccall Bout Set

    Lennox Lewis and Oliver McCall will fight for the vacant WBC heavyweight title Feb. 7. Promoter Panos Eliades said the venue still has to be finalized, with Las Vegas, London …

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