Flint’s Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women’s boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova.
Boxing fans in Flint have something to celebrate, after 17-year-old local Claressa Shields won her bout in the Olympic Boxing semifinals.
Jimmy Bivins, a heavyweight boxer in the 1940s and 1950s who defeated some of the greatest fighters of his time, has died at 92.
Johnny Tapia, the five-time boxing champion whose turbulent career was marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and run-ins with the law, was found dead Sunday at his Albuquerque home.
Heavyweight prize-fighting legend John L. Sullivan was on a binge when he encountered the Detroit Police Department’s own boxing champion.
Bert Sugar, an iconic boxing writer and sports historian who was known for his trademark fedora and ever-present cigar, died Sunday of cardiac arrest. He was 75.
A fighter who trains at the legendary Kronk Gym in Detroit is now a world champion.
Those who know 19-year-old Erick DeLeon from Detroit’s Kronk Gym believe he is professional boxing champion in the making.
A move is underway to revive the famous Kronk Gym in Detroit, headed by well-known boxing trainer Emanuel Steward.
Tuesday I had the pleasure of MC’ing the press conference for the big Jr.Welterweight unification fight between Tim Bradley and Devon Alexander at the Silvedome. That’s right the Silverdome. The last time I had been […]