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Tyson fury

Shortlisted for BBC award, Tyson provokes fury with words

LONDON (Reuters) - With a name like his, Tyson Fury was not destined to be a shy and retiring wallflower.Since becoming world heavyweight champion, the 27-year-old British boxer has been living up to his name, provoking fury well beyond...
Wladimir Klitschko

Klitschko wants heavyweight rematch with Fury

REUTERS - Vladimir Klitschko wants a rematch against Tyson Fury to try to regain his world heavyweight boxing titles, he said on Wednesday.The Ukrainian-born former IBF, WBA and WBO title holder has exercised his right to request a second...
Jermain Taylor

Jermain Taylor pleads guilty to Arkansas felony charges

By Steve BarnesLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Former world middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor on Tuesday entered guilty pleas in an Arkansas state court to felony charges stemming from three separate cases and is set to face sentencing in...
Wladimir Klitschko & Tyson Fury Weigh-In

Fury in row over ring canvas for Klitschko fight

BERLIN (Reuters) - British challenger Tyson Fury complained about the condition of the ring canvas at Duesseldorf's Esprit arena as a fresh dispute erupted hours before his world title fight with heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.Fury's handlers protested...

Fury cites Ali, Douglas as he plots Klitschko sensation

ESSEN, Germany (Reuters) - Tyson Fury invoked the spirit of Muhammad Ali and Buster Douglas as he declared on Friday that he could pull off one of heavyweight boxing's great sensations by ending Wladimir Klitschko's seemingly eternal reign as...

Former boxing champ ‘Supernova’ shot to death during robbery

By David BeasleyATLANTA (Reuters) - Former cruiserweight boxing champion O'Neil "Supernova" Bell was shot to death during a robbery as he exited a public transit bus in Atlanta early on Wednesday, police said.An officer found Bell, 40, lying in...

Gloves dispute in world title fight will be resolved

REUTERS - The dispute over the gloves to be used in Saturday's world heavyweight title fight between Ukrainian holder Wladimir Klitschko and Britain's Tyson Fury will be resolved before Friday's rules meeting, officials said.Klitschko, unbeaten for 11 years and...
David Haye

Haye to make comeback against Australian De Mori

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's former WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye will make his comeback after three years against Australian Mark de Mori on Jan. 16 in London, he announced on Tuesday.Haye, who lost his title to Ukraine's Wladimir...