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Boxers Deontay Wilder, left, and Tyson Fury exchange words as they face each other at a news conference in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Wilder, Fury ready to rumble in LA showdown

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Deontay Wilder will aim to rekindle America’s love affair with heavyweight boxing on Saturday when he faces Britain’s Tyson Fury in…

PSC Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez

Ramirez, Mitra guest at TOPS ‘Usapang Sports’

The first-ever "Usapang Sports" by the Tabloid Organization in Philippine Sports (TOPS) will be held this Thursday with no less than Philippine Sports Commission Chairman…

Jerwin Ancajas and US matchmaker Sean Gibbons strike a pose with WBC champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai. (Joven Sports)

Arum moves to set up Ancajas fight

by Nick Giongco Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum has set in motion efforts to bring together a unification fight at super-flyweight starring Jerwin Ancajas…

Jerwin Ancajas and Mexican challenger Alejandro Santiago accidentally meet Tuesday at the lobby of their hotel in Oakland, CA. (Nick Giongco)

Ancajas, Santiago face off in chance lobby encounter

by Nick Giongco OAKLAND, California – Filipino champion Jerwin Ancajas and Mexican challenger Alejandro Santiago acted like schoolmates bumping into each other during a chance…

Shawn Porter, right, punches Danny Garcia during the eighth round of a WBC welterweight championship boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. Porter won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Porter claims vacant WBC world title

Former champion Shawn Porter defeated Danny Garcia by a unanimous decision late Saturday to win the vacant World Boxing Council welterweight title. (more…)