The Internet is still buzzing after WBC heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder dropped challenger Dominic "Trouble” Breazeale, right, in 137 seconds of the 1st round to retain his WBC heavyweight title at the Barclays Center on Saturday.
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Nicole 'Hoopz' Alexander relied on her brute upper body strength to easily defeat her opponent Nat D in a much-hyped celebrity boxing match on Saturday.
Nicole Hoopz Alexander, left, and Farrah Abraham are pictured at a press conference at Mcgettigan's in New York City to promote their upcoming Celebrity Boxing match to raise awareness about bullying.
Private jets packed a Las Vegas airport as celebrities and notables of every color and stripe, including one-hit-wonder rapper Cardi B, descended upon Las Vegas, Nevada to attend the much-hyped Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs Conor McGregor prize fight on Saturday.
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Rapper Soulja Boy's Los Angeles home was burgled on Tuesday, WENN.com reports.
The 26-year-old rapper's California home was burglarized by a thief who made off with $10,000 in cash and $12,000 worth of jewelry, law enforcement sources told gossip tabloid TMZ.com.
An American boxer made headlines at the Rio Olympics on Saturday, but not for his fighting skills.
19-year-old Shakur Stevenson broke down in tears after losing the bantamweight gold medal to Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez in a split decision.
Seasoned boxing journos were stunned as Stevenson screamed and wailed inconsolably after the match.
Celebrity seeds Ray Leonard Jr., right, and Marvin Hagler Jr. posed at a press conference to promote their upcoming boxing match at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse in Philadelphia, PA.
Marvin Hagler Jr., age unknown, will take on 43-year-old Ray Leonard Jr. on April 8, 2017 in Atlantic City.
Actor Michael B. Jordan graces the cover of Men's Fitness magazine to promote his new movie, Creed, starring Sylvester Stallone.
Stallone reprises his role as mythical world boxing champ Rocky Balboa who serves as a mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and rival Apollo Creed.
Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather denies using banned IV drugs to give himself an advantage over boxer Manny Pacquaio in their May 2 bout.
One day before the boxing match, Mayweather was given an IV containing saline (salt water) and vitamins.
The drugs contained in the IV were not illegal, but the method of administration -- infused directly into his bloodstream -- was forbidden, according to a report on ESPN.com.
Did you know there was a Floyd Mayweather fight this weekend? You're not the only one.
Not surprisingly, ticket sales are very slow for the Mayweather vs Andre Berto match next Saturday.
Chances are good that Mayweather and Berto will be fighting in an empty arena.
Pop singer Mariah Carey dined at Craigs with singer Courtney Love (not pictured) and a female friend on Sunday. Love made guest appearances as a legendary soul singer on season 1 of Fox TV's popular soap opera Empire.
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Celebrities of every stripe will converge on Las Vegas, Nevada for the much-hyped prize fight between boxing champs Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquaio on May 2. But one star who won't be in attendance is Floyd's former friend, Tameka "Tiny" Harris.
The George Zimmerman fight is canceled I'm sorry for anyone I hurt with this but this was a very big opportunity thank you
— Damon Feldman (@hollywoodbox11) February 8, 2014
That "celebrity" boxing match between child killer George Zimmerman and washed up rapper DMX is off.
Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton Sr, the only boxer to break Muhammad Ali's jaw in the ring, died Wednesday in Las Vegas due to complications from a stroke. He was 70.
Norton's death was confirmed by his son, Ken Jr, who works as a linebackers coach for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks. Norton was a force to reckon with in the 1970s. He is best known for breaking the jaw of then heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali in a split decision victory in 1973 to win the North American Boxing Federation heavyweight title.
Norton’s former manager, Gene Kilroy, remembers the epic battle.
The family of Muhammad Ali is denying British tabloid reports that the former heavyweight champ is near death.
According to the Courier-Journal of Louisville, the family posted a photo on Twitter of Ali wearing a Baltimore Ravens jersey while watching the live telecast of the game at his Phoenix home Sunday night.
“He looks great,” family spokesman Bob Gunnell told newspaper. “He’s having a Super Bowl party.”