5:59 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
Sydney. Senior Queensland medical officials have called for a ban on boxing in Australia following a local fighter’s death after losing a title fight over the weekend. Braydon Smith, 23, had congratulated Filipino John Moralde for claiming a unanimous points decision win in their WBC Asian Boxing Council continental featherweight title bout in Toowoomba on […]
7:30 am March 7, 2015 | No Comment
New York. Curtis Jackson, the rap music star better known as 50 Cent, says he will bet $1.6 million (1.47 million euros) on pal Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao in their May boxing showdown. The much–anticipated bout will be staged May 2 in Las Vegas and could be the richest payday in boxing history […]
6:13 pm February 23, 2015 | No Comment
Manila. Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao hinted Monday his long-awaited fight against American Floyd Mayweather could be his last, saying he would head into the May bout with retirement on his mind. “It is coming close. We will announce it,” the 36-year-old told local television network ABS-CBN with a meek smile when asked about retirement. […]
3:45 pm February 21, 2015 | No Comment
The long awaited mega bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which has been more than five years in the making, will take place in Las Vegas on May 2, Mayweather announced on Friday.
9:12 am February 18, 2015 | No Comment
Time is running out for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather to book a May 2 showdown, Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach said on Tuesday.
2:13 pm February 17, 2015 | No Comment
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao said a much-anticipated fight with unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather was “near” after he agreed to a key demand to undergo drug testing.
5:15 pm February 5, 2015 | No Comment
Double Olympic champion flyweight Zou Shiming has vowed to put China on the global boxing map by winning his first professional world title in Macau next month.
11:50 am January 16, 2015 | No Comment
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is expected to be released from hospital on Friday after receiving follow-up care for a urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said.
8:00 am January 16, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. A good opportunity comes rarely and when it comes, you don’t want to miss it. Indonesian boxer Daud Yordan knows this very well. Last month, Daud indicated that he was ready to give up his International Boxing Organization lightweight title to pursue the World Boxing Organization championship belt. But now he is in two […]
8:30 am December 20, 2014 | No Comment
Pontianak. Indonesian Daud Yordan vowed that his Filipino opponent Ronald Pontillas would not survive more than ten rounds during their bout for the World Boxing Organization’s Asia Pacific lightweight title, scheduled to take place at Daud’s hometown Pangsuma Stadium in Pontianak on Saturday. The match will be Daud’s first fight of the year after defeating […]
10:56 am December 19, 2014 | No Comment
British boxer Amir Khan plans to donate a 30,000 pound ($46,973) pair of shorts to help rebuild the Pakistan army-run school where 141 people were killed by the Taliban.
7:30 am December 16, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. International Boxing Organization lightweight world champion Daud Yordan hopes to revive his career with a bout against Filipino Ronald Pontillas at the Pangsuma Sports Hall in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, on Saturday. The two will vie for the interim World Boxing Organization lightweight title, which will provide Daud with the stepping stone to challenge the […]
2:50 pm December 7, 2014 | No Comment
Daud Yordan will make his return to the World Boxing Organization when he fights Ronald Pontillas of the Philippines for the interim WBO Asia Pacific lightweight title at Pontianak, West Kalimantan, on Dec. 20. The fight is part of his plan to take a step towards a bigger stage as he feels unnoticed — even […]
8:08 am December 1, 2014 | No Comment
Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke picked up his boxing career on Friday night in Moscow at 62 years old — and beat his far younger opponent in the second round.