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Canelo Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Gennady Golovkin

Mar 21, 2018 - 10:52 AM

In explosive comments at his secluded mountain training camp in Big Bear, Golovkin says Alvarez enjoys preferential treatment throughout his career by authorities in Nevada

ACCUSER. In this file photo, Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan shows his title belts following his WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight championship fight with Canelo Alvarez at the T-Mobile Arena on September 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Nevada allows Mayweather, McGregor to wear lighter boxing gloves

Aug 17, 2017 - 4:49 AM

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will wear 8 ounce gloves instead of the regulation 10 ounce gloves for the junior middleweight division

LIGHTER GLOVES. The camps of Mayweather and McGregor successfully lobby the Nevada commission to allow them to wear 8-ounce gloves. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Two banned substances found in Jon Jones’ system

Jul 19, 2016 - 3:16 PM

Jones tests positive for the anti estrogenic agent Hydroxyclomiphene as well as the aromatase inhibitor Letrozole

SUBSTANCES FOUND. A temporary suspension is handed to Jon Jones after two banned substances found in the former UFC light heavyweight titleholder's system. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Anderson Silva gets one-year suspension from NSAC

Aug 14, 2015 - 2:00 PM

The commission also slaps him with a hefty fine of 380 000

Pacquiao says shoulder injury hindered him vs Mayweather

May 03, 2015 - 4:04 PM

Pacquiao reveals that he hurt his right shoulder in training camp some 3 weeks before the bout

INJURED? Manny Pacquiao in the ring between rounds during the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine, enters rehab

Jan 07, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The UFC says it supports Jones decision to enter rehab to address the situation

REHAB. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine and enters himself to rehab. Photo from Jones' Facebook page

Silva suspended from fighting after gruesome loss

Dec 31, 2013 - 5:56 PM

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva must first present an orthopedic clearance before fighting again or else he ll serve a minimum 6 month suspension

NOT A FIRST. Anderson Silva's gruesome injury is not the first the sports world has seen. File photo by AFP

Pacquiao-Bradley fight up for review

Jun 13, 2012 - 9:48 AM

Keith Kizer says he plans to review footage of the fight with each of the 3 judges individually