Boxing

A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Sunday at Kumamoto, Japan Ryuya Yamanaka (15-2, 4 KOs) W12 Tatsuya Fukuhara (19-5-6, 7 KOs)Strawweight titleScores: 116-112, 115-113 (twice) Rafael’s remarks: Fukuhara, a 28-year-old southpaw from Japan, won the interim 105-pound belt by split decision against Moises Calleros in February and was
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LAS VEGAS — The Nevada State Athletic Commission clearly feels vindicated in its handling of Saturday’s well-received boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor at T-Mobile Arena. The junior middleweight fight was unique, of course, in that it paired Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) with a UFC lightweight champion, in McGregor (21-3), who had never
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LAS VEGAS — When it was all said and done, the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor spectacle delivered an actual fight after all. That was really the question all along, right? Would all of this hype and social media theater produce anything that resembled a real fight. Or were we just buying in to some well-lit exhibition
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Floyd Mayweather defeated MMA star Conor McGregor with a 10th-round TKO on Saturday night, improving his boxing record to 50-0 and breaking the mark he shared with former heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano (49-0) for most wins without a loss or tie in boxing history. Mayweather became the sixth championship-level fighter to win 50 consecutive fights
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