Tuesday October 17 2017

Boxing

  • October 3, 2017

    WBC orders Golovkin-Canelo rematch

    The World Boxing Council (WBC) has ordered a rematch between middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. Golovkin (37-1) and Canelo (49-1-2) met in a highly anticipated clash in Las Vegas last month, but the fight tipped to be one for the ages ended in a draw following a...

  • September 29, 2017

    Heavyweight title contender Ortiz fails drugs test

    World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman has revealed that Luis Ortiz has failed a drugs test just over a month before his heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder. Ortiz is due to step into the ring to face WBC champion Wilder at the Barclays Center in Brookyln on November 11. That showdown...

  • August 15, 2017

    Lighter gloves tip fight in McGregor´s favour – White issues warning to favourite Mayweather

    Dana White is adamant that the use of lighter gloves will swing the outcome of Conor McGregor’s grudge match with Floyd Mayweather in the Irishman’s favour. UFC star McGregor has vowed to shock the world by defeating the unbeaten Mayweather when the rivals do battle in Las Vegas on August...

  • August 10, 2017

    McGregor and Mayweather request smaller gloves

    Conor Mcgregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr have each requested to wear 8oz gloves in their Las Vegas bout. Nevada State Athletic Commission regulations state that fights contested over a weight limit of 147 pounds (lbs) must see 10oz gloves used. Former welterweight king Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion McGregor are slated to...

  • August 2, 2017

    Floyd Mayweather Offers Conor McGregor An Insane Advantage On Social Media

    It’s over three weeks to the eagerly anticipated mega-event and Floyd Mayweather has offered Conor McGregor a crazy advantage ahead of their August 26th fight. Despite being the king of their respective realms, Team Mayweather and Team McGregor smoothly negotiated the boxing bout. (Watch raw footage of Mayweather and McGregor...

  • August 1, 2017

    McGregor and Malignaggi sparring got ´out of hand´- Joe Cortez

    Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi had to be told to calm down after a sparring session between the pair got “out of control”. Malignaggi, a two-weight world champion who ended his boxing career this year, has joined McGregor in the UFC superstar’s training camp as he steps up his preparation for the blockbuster fight with Floyd Mayweather...

  • July 12, 2017

    Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko Las Vegas rematch edges closer as heavyweight champion’s team jet out for talks

    Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Wladimir Klitschko is a step closer after the heavyweight champ’s team flew to Las Vegas for talks about staging the showdown on The Strip. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn and his business manager Freddie Cunningham have jetted out to the US with Vegas now the firm favorite...

  • June 21, 2017

    I’m more Nigerian than Anthony Joshua – Tyson Fury

      Tyson Fury has hit back at Anthony Joshua for calling him “boring” – but saying he is “more Nigerian”. The two continue to angle for a “Battle of Britain” heavyweight domestic clash – but it’s clearly only at the “trash-talking” stage at the minute. Speaking to Sky Sports about...

  • June 19, 2017

    Tim Hague: Former UFC fighter dies aged 34 after knockout in boxing bout

    Former UFC fighter Tim Hague has died aged 34 after being knocked out in a boxing bout in Canada on Friday. The Canadian, who fought in UFC from 2009 to 2011, was knocked down five times in the first two rounds against Adam Braidwood before it was stopped. He walked...

  • June 15, 2017

    ‘May-Mac’ fight will be biggest in boxing history – White

    Floyd Mayweather’s bout with Conor McGregor will be “the biggest fight ever”, according to UFC president Dana White. Former multi-weight world champion Mayweather confirmed a deal has been agreed for a boxing match against mixed martial arts champion McGregor in Las Vegas on 26 August. Mayweather will reportedly be paid...

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