Boxer Oscar De La Hoya, seen here in 2008, is set to come out of retirement aged 42. Photo: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Boxing Hall of Famer and former Olympic champion Oscar De La Hoya is considering a return to the ring at the age of 42 after overcoming substance abus(...)

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao waves to crowds after arriving back in Manila following his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr in Las Vegas. Photo: Aaron Favila/AP

An injured Manny Pacquiao arrived back in the Philippines to a hero’s welcome on Wednesday, the boxer still adamant he did enough to win his welterwei(...)

Floyd Mayweather  celebrates after defeating Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday.  Photograph: AFP

Customers of US cable companies took to social media on Saturday to report problems ordering the pay-per-view (PPV) for the boxing megafight between F(...)

Mexico’s Saúl Álvarez  takes a punch from Floyd Mayweather Jr of the US during their WBC/WBA  title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

It was billed as one of the biggest fights in boxing history, with the promoters promising to break pay-per-view and revenue records. It was touted a(...)

Floyd Mayweather Jr (left) and Canelo Alvarez hold a WBC super welterweight championship belt during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

If Oscar De La Hoya is the self-named Golden Boy of boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr is surely the sport’s golden goose. When Floyd is in town, everyone ma(...)