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With his ‘last fight’ set for Saturday, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s legacy seems more complicated than ever
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “last fight”: The only thing that seems to match the boxer’s brilliance inside the ring is his foolishness outside it. One of Mayweather’s first ...
Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
"Don’t forget us. We are Motörhead, and we play rock 'n' roll.”
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
UFC 190 will break from the near constant of a fight card’s main event attracting the most betting interest. The prohibitive cost of backing Ronda Rousey makes it impractical to expect her bout against Bethe Correia to command heavy volume. Luckily for bettors ...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Sometimes, Conor McGregor would mimic the sound a game-show buzzer makes when a contestant misses a question. He’d respond with a simple “nope” at other moments. The featherweight superstar from Dublin occasionally threw in a complete sentence such as, “Is that all you got?” ...
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Fans traveling to Vegas for Fight Week can pack in days of fun without ever stepping foot in the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Fast-rising fighter Conor McGregor has been holed up in a Valley mansion, prepping for his toughest UFC test.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Gamblers may not recognize Las Vegas’ biggest race and sports book a few months from now. That’s the plan anyway. The Westgate Las Vegas Superbook will undergo a transformation within two weeks that will conclude around Sept. 1, two days before ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The constant clacking of shuffling poker chips officially overtakes the Rio convention center for the next 50 days this afternoon. The 46th annual World Series of Poker will begin at noon with the first of 68 tournaments scheduled through July. The vast majority of the world’s professional card players will stay in Las Vegas throughout the summer in a quest to ...
Monday, May 4, 2015
Two marginally known fighters retained their hardly recognized championship belts at a sparsely attended 2001 boxing event in San Francisco. Their names were Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. ...
Saturday, May 2, 2015
By the end of the night, oddsmakers expect Mayweather vs. Pacquiao to rank as the most bet-on fight in Las Vegas history. ...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer talks to Boulder City High School's football coach and key players ahead of their 2014 season.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Light heavyweight championship contender Jon Jones speaks with media for the last time before his main event bout with Shogun Rua at UFC 128 in Newark, N.J. The 23-year old Jones is a 2-to-1 favorite in the fight.