Boxing


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


Adams retires at 37

Britain’s Nicola Adams, the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal, has announced her retirement from the sport at the age of 37 due to concerns about her eyesight....

November 7, 2019, Thursday


Alvarez knocks out Kovalev

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez knocked out Sergey Kovalev with a vicious combination in the 11th round to win the WBO light heavyweight title on Saturday, moving up two weight classes to become a four-division...

November 4, 2019, Monday


American Day dies days after brutal knockout

American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th roun...

October 18, 2019, Friday


US fighter in coma

American Patrick Day was in a coma after suffering a serious head injury on Saturday night following a vicious knockout by unbeaten Charles Conwell during a boxing card in Chicago, US media reported....

October 14, 2019, Monday


Benn set for shock return

Britain’s Nigel Benn is set to make a shock return to the ring after being labelled “the fittest 55-year-old on planet earth....

September 26, 2019, Thursday


Lara crushes Ramon

Former world champion Erislandy Lara continued his trek back toward the top of the super-welterweight ranks on Saturday with a second-round demolition of Ramon Alvarez....

September 2, 2019, Monday


WBC suspends Whyte’s status as interim champ

British boxer Dillian Whyte’s status as interim world heavyweight champion and mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder has been provisionally suspended by the WBC following an “adverse” drugs finding....

August 1, 2019, Thursday




 

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