91.9 F
Fort Myers, FL
Thu 06/22/2017

WBA head calls for rematch of N’Dam-Murata middleweight bout

  TOKYO (AP) — WBA President Gilberto Mendoza has called for a rematch of Saturday's middleweight title fight between Japanese boxer Ryota Murata and France's...

Getting closer: McGregor resolves Mayweather bout with UFC

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor has come to an agreement with UFC that has moved a proposed fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. closer...

Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Dos Santos

  DALLAS (AP) — Stipe Miocic prefers trying to avoid any extended talk about the possibility of matching some UFC heavyweight history, much like sidestepping...

‘Canelo’ Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin next up

  BY MIKE CRANSTON LAS VEGAS (AP) — Saul "Canelo" Alvarez dominated a grudge match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday night, winning a unanimous...

British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko

  BY TIM DAHLBERG LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua wasn't wrong when he raised his hands in victory after knocking Wladimir Klitschko down in the fifth...

No Bones about it: Cormier, Johnson set for UFC rematch

BY DAN GELSTON The promotional ads for UFC's return to upstate New York for the first time in nearly 22 years feature light heavyweight champion...

Conlan walks with McGregor, beats Ibarra in pro debut

  NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conlan marched into his pro boxing debut alongside UFC champion Conor McGregor and picked up a third-round TKO of...

Knockout artists: Golovkin, Jacobs vie for middleweight belt

  BY BARRY WILNER NEW YORK (AP) — Some believe Saturday night's middleweight unification bout will go the distance. Not many, though. The odds of Gennady Golovkin...

Thurman wins split decision to unify welterweight titles

  BY BARRY WILNER NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes, even for a knockout artist, defense is the best option. Keith Thurman went that route Saturday night, building...

Woodley edges Thompson, keeps belt in dull fight at UFC 209

  BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Although the sequel had nowhere near the drama of the original, both fights ended with Tyron Woodley's hands...

More Stories

Red snapper season extended to September

For the first time since 2013, federal officials have agreed to extend the federal red snapper season, adding 39 days. The newly lengthened recreational...

Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

BY ASTRID GALVAN PHOENIX (AP) — When Ron Barber saw the news that a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a baseball...

Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE and MICHAEL R. SISAK NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby thanked his fans and supporters on Friday as a jury deliberated sexual...

Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

BY DAKE KANG and DAN SEWELL WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — An American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea and returned to his home...