boxing

July 4, 1869: The Biggest Boxing Match in Wyoming History
In Wyoming’s early days, boxing was the most popular spectator sport. The biggest boxing match to ever take place in the Cowboy State became famous, not because of the fight, but due to the legendary alliance it helped create. On July 4,1869, Wyatt Earp arrived at the Cheyenne Depot to take b…
Muhammad Ali Dies at 74
Boxing great Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. He died at a Phoenix hospital from respiratory issues related to Parkinson's disease, which Ali contracted in 1984.
Floyd Mayweather Beats Manny Pacquiao By Unanimous Decision
Floyd Mayweather relied on his defense to slip punches and beat Manny Pacquiao in 12 rounds via unanimous decision in their much-anticipated boxing match at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas late Saturday night. With the win, Mayweather captured the unified welterweight world championship and earn…
10 Historic Boxing Matches That Rocked the World
Only pre-fight hype remains before the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather–Manny Pacquiao match in Las Vegas on May 2 (9 p.m. ET; PPV). After tickets for this most recent "Fight of the Century" sold out in an hour on Thursday afternoon, we thought it would be a good time to look back at o…