Tag: Boxing

Lenny Dykstra Promises to Knock ‘Angry Bagel Guy’ Out in Three Rounds

Getty Lenny Dykstra took the Phillies to the World Series in 1993. Lenny Dykstra wasn’t pulling any punches with his venomous words — or his tobacco-stained fists. In a press conference for his upcoming Celebrity Boxing Match, Dykstra reverted to his gritty “Nails” alter-ego. The former Phillies and Mets star outfielder promised to knock viral […]

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Your Must-See Sports Headlines for Today, August 21

Collection of photos via Getty Images Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield and New York Giants Rookie QB Daniel Jones Welcome to the roundup of must-see sports news from Tuesday, highlighted by Baker Mayfield ripping on the Giants for drafting Daniel Jones and U.S. women’s soccer star Carli Lloyd hitting a 55-yard field goal at Eagles’ […]

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After Two Deaths Days Apart, Boxing Examines Its Risks

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Pat English, a lawyer with long and influential ties to boxing, was delivering a history lesson on various federal guidelines for the sport when he flashed a black-and-white photograph of a young fighter. The boxer’s name was Stephan Johnson, a junior middleweight who had fought three times (and most likely sustained at […]

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Your Must-See Sports Headlines for Today, August 2

Collection of photos via Getty Images Topping today’s sports headlines, Clemson is ranked No. 1 in college football’s preseason poll and former GM David Griffin has some surprising things to say about his time with the Cavaliers. Welcome to the roundup of must-see sports news from Thursday, highlighted by Clemson and Alabama topping the preseason […]

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The Boxing Champion Who Battles O.C.D.

Virginia Fuchs announced herself to the boxing world at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials, where she twice upset Marlen Esparza, a world champion. In 2017, Fuchs went 18-0. In 2018, she claimed a bronze medal at the world championships by attacking her flyweight opponents, on average, every four seconds during nine minutes of boxing. […]

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Maxim Dadashev Dies of Injuries After Losing Boxing Match

Maxim Dadashev had never lost a professional boxing match when he entered the ring on Friday at the MGM National Harbor resort in Oxon Hill, Md. But after 11 rounds in which his opponent, Subriel Matías, landed a series of heavy blows, Dadashev’s trainer urged him to accept defeat, eventually signaling to the referee that […]

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