MANCHESTER, England (AP) Undisputed world cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk successfully defended his four belts and sent Tony Bellew into retirement by knocking out the British fighter in the eighth round in Manchester on Saturday.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Ryan Burnett needed oxygen after being carried out of the ring with an apparent hip injury in his World Boxing Super Series bantamweight quarterfinal against Nonito Donaire on Saturday.
MOSCOW (AP) An Uzbek businessman who has been accused of ties to organized crime was elected president of the amateur boxing association on Saturday, putting the sport on a collision course with the International Olympic Committee.
MOSCOW (AP) The amateur boxing federation struck down a proposed amendment on Friday that would have allowed the body''s president to take an extended leave of absence, dealing a blow to the interim leader''s election campaign.
This Saturday Sergey Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) defends his WBO light heavyweight title against Eleider Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) in the first professional boxing match at Etess Arena at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.
Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) will battle Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) on July 14 in Malaysia. This will be Pacquiao's first fight since his controversial decision loss to Jeff Horn in July of last year.