Former welterweight champion and Olympic gold medalist Meldrick Taylor, 35, is scheduled to fight Birmingham native Jerry Smith, 35, at Boutwell Auditorium on May 31. It would be Taylor's first official fight since the fall of 1999.
A day after prosecutors declined to pursue rape charges against Mike Tyson, his attorney expressed hope that the Nevada Athletic Commission would reverse its decision to deny the former heavyweight champion a boxing license.
Lennox Lewis says he still has Mike Tyson's teeth marks in his thigh after a news conference brawl. The Nevada boxing commission won't let Tyson fight in Las Vegas, and the former undisputed world champion faces two possible rape charges.
A 50-year-old grandmother who accused boxer Mike Tyson of rape said on Monday that she was "distraught" that officials had refused to bring criminal charges against him and said she might sue the former world heavyweight champion.
A decision on whether rape charges will be filed against former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson will not be made for at least several days, the deputy district attorney handling the case said Monday.
PHILADELPHIA -- Former Olympic gold medalist and IBF junior welterweight champion Meldrick Taylor said Tuesday his ex-fiancee filed attempted rape charges against him because of "jealousy and envy." Taylor, 33, spoke prior to his preliminary hea...