If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.
From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.
For most boxers preparing for a fight, any type of distraction can be a major problem. For heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko he must prepare for a fight in April while also worrying about his brother and his home country of Ukraine.
A Deerfield Beach mother is demanding answers from the Broward school district and Coconut Creek police after she says her son was severely beaten ten days ago.
Police have made an arrest in connection to Sunday’s shooting that killed a 21-year-old that was trying to break-up a fight at a pre-baptism party.
It was a nail biter election in the hotly contested race to decide who would lead the Miccosukee Tribe for the next four-years. Only 23 votes determined Colley Billie’s reelection victory over his archenemy, ousted former chairman Billy Cypress.
BSO investigators need the public’s help, trying to track down a man who tried to kidnap a woman.
A mega-fight brought in mega-money for South Florida businesses Saturday night.
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.
A North Miami smoke shop clerk credits a quick-thinking customer with helping her fight off a would-be robber.