Olympic gold medalist adds 154-pound belt
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Claressa Shields wore a crown over her blue, braided hair, and shouted a victorious call-and-answer plea to the crowd.
Southpaw wins WBA lightweight title
ATLANTA (AP) — Gervonta Davis could tell early on that Yuriorkis Gamboa wouldn’t go down easily, so Davis decided to be patient and wear him down.
Grudge match ends in brutal finish
Kamaru Usman sent a bloodied, bleary Colby Covington spiraling to the ground for the second time. Usman then leaped on him and went to work on Covington’s badly injured face, battering his dazed opponent with hammer fists until the referee mercifully intervened.
Middleweight stops his challenger
Jermall Charlo didn’t need luck. He had a power punch and pinpoint accuracy.
Fighter wins by unanimous decision in World Boxing Super Series final
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Naoya Inoue won a unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire on Thursday in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight final.
Left-right combo results in 11th round victory
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez used a big punch to beat a big fighter.
Stevenson wins WBO featherweight title
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Shakur Stevenson and Joet Gonzalez took family drama into the ring Saturday night — Stevenson is dating Gonzalez’s sister, and there’s bad blood on both sides of that relationship.
Dominick Reyes remains undefeated in Boston UFC bout
BOSTON (AP) — Dominick Reyes remained undefeated in 12 fights, stopping former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman by technical knockout in the first round Friday night at UFC Fight Night at the TD Garden.
Usyk dominant in heavyweight debut, wins by TKO
CHICAGO (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk did everything in his heavyweight debut with the exception of knocking down Chazz Witherspoon.