Boxing

Mikey Garcia hadn’t fought in nearly two years before stepping into the ring for what was perceived as a tune-up fight Saturday in Fresno, California, against Sandor Martin. But for the second time in his last three fights, Garcia was thoroughly outboxed and went down to defeat. He lost a majority decision Saturday, as judge
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Commonwealth Games medal-winners M Suranjoy Singh and L Devendro Singh, whose stellar boxing careers were cut short by injuries, have been roped in as coaches for men by the national federation ahead of this month’s world championships. The 29-year-old Devendro and the 35-year-old Suranjoy are among 14 coaches that have been short-listed for the national
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LAS VEGAS — It’s become fashionable to look down one’s nose at modern boxers and say there’s no comparison between them and the legends of the past. And while that may largely be true, it is decidedly untrue when we’re discussing one Tyson Luke Fury. What heavyweight in history are you certain would beat this
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LAS VEGAS — The one-time NFL coach Bum Phillips once said, “You fail all the time, but you aren’t a failure until you start blaming someone else.” Phillips last coached the New Orleans Saints in 1985, and he died at 90 in 2013, so I doubt he was talking about former WBC heavyweight champion Deontay
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