Boxing

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50 Years Later, Cassius Clay Vs. Sonny Liston Still Captures The Imagination

When a young boxer named Cassius Clay walked into the ring on Miami Beach; few gave him much of a chance against the heavyweight champion of the world. By the time he left the ring, Cassius Clay was well on his way to becoming arguably the greatest boxer in history.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather VS. Canelo Fight Means Big Bucks For Local Businesses

A mega-fight brought in mega-money for South Florida businesses Saturday night.

09/14/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

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Cash Will Be Flowing For Mayweather Fight

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has never lost a professional fight and will walk out of his latest fight with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Saturday with a record purse of $41.5 million.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 04: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his unanimous decision victory against Robert Guerrero in their WBC welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather Fight Has Huge Amounts Of Money On The Line

In a city of high rollers, on one of the biggest betting days of the year, the head of Golden Boy Promotions is taking the biggest gamble of all. He’s got $60 million on the line that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez will not only deliver a great fight, but deliver at the box office, too.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

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Mayweather Set For Friday Press Conf. In Miami

The anticipation is building for the mega-fight between Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez as they officially announce their upcoming bout.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

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Some At UM Fighting For Boxing Revival

The University of Miami has enjoyed decades of glory on the football field, but a long time ago, the U was also a dominant power in the sweet science of boxing.

CBS4–11/28/2012

Casey Anthony sits in the courtroom before a sentencing hearing in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Anthony was acquitted of killing her daughter, Caylee, but faces four charges of lying to police officials. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

Report: Casey Anthony Offered $20k For Celebrity Boxing

Casey Anthony has largely been out of sight since she was found not guilty of the murder of her daughter Caylee. But Anthony apparently is ready to come out of the shadows to take part in a Celebrity Boxing match.

CBS Miami–09/19/2012

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Local Boxer Cleared In Attempted Murder Case

A South Florida boxer is a free man after spending roughly two years in jail.

CBS4–08/17/2012

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