Boxing


Boxing a lifeline for girls in Nairobi’s slums

THE sharp slap of pounding leather gloves attracts the attention of a few passers-by who peek through the barred windows of a community center in one of Nairobi’s sprawling, impoverished suburbs. Inside ...

July 25, 2021, Sunday


Manny set for August comeback

Manny Pacquiao and Errol Spence Jr formally announced on Sunday that they will fight on August 21 in a bout pitting an eight-division world champion against one of the sport’s most dominant current ch...

July 13, 2021, Tuesday


Joshua-Fury fight hits snag

The all-British fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to become undisputed world heavyweight champion has hit a snag....

May 19, 2021, Wednesday


Joshua-Fury fight set for Saudi Arabia, says Hearn

The all-British fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury for the undisputed world heavyweight title will take place in Saudi Arabia, promoter Eddie Hearn said yesterday....

May 12, 2021, Wednesday


Joshua-Fury fights

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have signed on for two fights to unify the world heavyweight titles, Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, said on Monday....

March 17, 2021, Wednesday


Boxer Marvelous Marvin Hagler dead at 66

Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who dominated the middleweight division in the 1980s, has died at the age of 66, his wife Kay Hagler said on Saturday....

March 15, 2021, Monday


Alvarez stops Yildirim

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez outclassed Avni Yildirim and retained his world super-middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yildirim failed to answer the bell for the fourth round Saturday night....

March 1, 2021, Monday


Former world heavyweight champ Spinks dead at 67

Boxer Leon Spinks, who won an Olympic gold medal and then beat Muhammad Ali to become the undisputed heavyweight champion, has died after a long battle with cancer, his publicist said on Saturday....

February 8, 2021, Monday


Golovkin-Szeremeta bout

Boxing champion Gennady Golovkin will face Kamil Szeremeta next month in Florida in a middleweight title bout originally scheduled for February but postponed due to the coronavirus....

November 26, 2020, Thursday


Alvarez-Smith title bout

Mexican Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez will fight Callum Smith at a yet to be confirmed venue in the United States next month with the Briton’s WBA world super-middleweight title at stake....

November 19, 2020, Thursday




 

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