Holly Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs) will defend her IBA belt on May 11 in Albuquerque against “Merciless” Mary McGee (20-1, 11 KOs), of Gary, Indiana, at Route 66 Hotel Casino.
U.S. legislators have renewed their efforts for a presidential pardon for former heavyweight legend Jack Johnson. Senators Harry Reid, John McCain and William Cowan joined Congressman Peter King to introduce a resolution urging President Obama to pardon Johnson because he was wronged by a racially motivated conviction, nearly a century ago.
Amir Khan tells The Sun that he has a long way to go before he can be recognized as one of the world’s top fighters . . . more
Tavoris Cloud isn’t predicting a knockout over Bernard Hopkins – but a “whipping.” More in the New York Daily News