Deontay Wilder brought a heavyweight world title back to the United States for the first time since 2006 courtesy of a superb performance in a one-sided decision victory against Bermane Stiverne on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The head of USA Boxing came out swinging Tuesday with an open letter to Mike Tyson -- a former Olympic hopeful himself -- that accuses the former heavyweight champion of trying to poach fighters who might be candidates for the U.S. Olympic team in 2016.
Former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman's medical reports are in order and his mandatory shot against titleholder Alexander Povetkin has been rescheduled for Sept. 29 in Hamburg, Germany, the promoters for each fighter told ESPN.com on Monday.
John Ruiz, the only Latino heavyweight champion in boxing history, recently visited ESPN's Bristol, Conn., campus to discuss his decorated amateur and pro careers and his latest venture, Quietman Sports Gym.
Six members of Ingemar Johansson's amateur boxing club carried the former heavyweight champion's casket from a packed memorial on Friday, a sign on a garland of flowers reading "Once a Champ, always a Champ."
A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with the killing of former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick, who was bludgeoned and left to die in a church courtyard next to his family's home in a rural hamlet.