Boxing


In Britain, 100-loss journeymen boxers punch the clock

ON just a day’s notice, journeyman boxer Jamie Quinn caught a train to London for a four-round bout. On the way, he learned that they switched opponents and made it a six-rounder. The news might unnerve ...

September 27, 2020, Sunday


German team in quarantine

The German Boxing Federation yesterday reported that a “large part” of its 25-strong Tokyo Olympic Games team has contracted Covid-19 while training in the Austrian Alps....

September 14, 2020, Monday


Fury-Wilder rematch put back due to pandemic

The third fight in the Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder heavyweight rivalry has been postponed as the coronavirus pandemic grips the United States and Britain, ESPN reported on Tuesday....

March 26, 2020, Thursday


Fury anti-doping probe

Britain’s anti-doping body is expected to look into allegations in a newspaper report in which a farmer said he was offered money to provide an alibi in support of Tyson Fury for a case involving the world...

March 17, 2020, Tuesday


Wilder-Fury rematch set

Tyson Fury and dethroned world champion Deontay Wilder will stage the next leg of their fight trilogy in July at the Las Vegas venue where their rematch took place....

March 3, 2020, Tuesday


Deliveryman’s long road inspired by boxer Pacquiao

ZHANG Fangyong glances at a photograph of fellow boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather. The retired American superstar could earn hundreds of millions of dollars from a bout, but China’s Zhang sometimes fights ...

January 18, 2020, Saturday


Fury accepts Joshua offer

Tyson Fury says he is willing to take up fellow Briton Anthony Joshua’s offer of sparring to prepare for his February rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder....

December 19, 2019, Thursday


Ruiz wants ‘unlikely’ Joshua rematch

A BEATEN Andy Ruiz Jr called for a rematch after Anthony Joshua won back an array of world heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia yesterday, but the Mexican-American cannot expect to be at the front of the...

December 9, 2019, Monday


Xu defends featherweight crown

China’s only current world champion boxer Xu Can beat Manny Robles III of the United States by unanimous decision in Indio, California, on Saturday, to defend his World Boxing Association featherweight...

November 25, 2019, Monday


Wilder retains belt

Deontay Wilder retained his World Boxing Council heavyweight title on Saturday with a seventh-round knock-out of challenger Luis Ortiz in Las Vegas....

November 25, 2019, Monday




 

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