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Team Takam dispute ‘early’ stoppage, seek rematch

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Joyce halts dogged Takam in six

Joe Joyce edged closer to a future shot at a world heavyweight title as he stopped veteran contender

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Carlos Takam: My experience will beat Joyce in a war

Carlos Takam says he will bring war and experience when the former world title challenger fights Joe

Weekend Betting Angle – Joyce vs Takam

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Joshua: Usyk is good, but I’m better

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Diaz: I’ll stop Garcia in the later rounds

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Welterweight champion Pacquiao knocks out retirement thoughts

Filipino boxer and Senator Manny Pacquiao said he would carry on fighting next year after unveiling a new boxing gym in downtown Tokyo on Friday. The 37-year-old southpaw returned to the ring after a seven month retirement to claim the WBO ...

McGregor challenges Mayweather again

Fresh off his latest triumph, UFC champion Conor McGregor continues to call out boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and attempt to lure him into a bout. McGregor called Mayweather “afraid” and demanded $100 million for a showdown b...

Pacquiao returns to Manila and the real work of politics

With another world title won, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao touched down in Manila on Tuesday keen to get back to the real work of politics. The 37-year-old senator claimed the WBO welterweight title with a unanimous points victory over Ame...

Joshua, Klitschko set for WBA title fight in 2017

Anthony Joshua has received official sanction to fight veteran Wladimir Klitschko for the vacant WBA heavyweight title in the spring of 2017, but the British boxer must first defend his IBF title against Eric Molina in Manchester on Dec. 10...

Fury vacates world heavyweight titles to focus on recovery

Tyson Fury’s troubled 11th month reign as world heavyweight champion came to an end on Thursday when the British boxer announced he would be vacating his WBO and WBA titles “to fully focus on his medical treatment and recovery&#...

Klitschko says Briton Fury dragging boxing “through the mud”

Wladimir Klitschko has accused world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury of throwing boxing into disrepute after the Briton twice called off a fight against the Ukrainian, briefly retired from the sport and admitted to substance abuse. Fury, WB...

World heavyweight champion Fury retires from boxing

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury announced his retirement from boxing on Monday at the age of 28, days after the defence of his titles was postponed once again. “Boxing is the saddest thing I ever took part in, I&...

Pacquiao used drugs as a teen but backs Duterte

Philippines boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao says he took all kinds of drugs as a teenager but fully supports President Rodrigo Duterte, whose vicious anti-drugs campaign has led to the killing of more than 3,000 people, mo...

Fury almost at breaking point and seeking help, says uncle

Tyson Fury is “almost at breaking point” and receiving professional help, his uncle said in an interview days after the world champion was declared medically unfit to defend his WBA and WBO heavyweight crowns against Wladamir Kl...

Boxing movies deliver a punch in ‘The Bleeder,’ ‘Bleed for This’

Boxing movies are making a comeback lately, although they are often more about the struggles of fighters outside the ring than the punches they land on their opponents. “Bleed for This,” shown at the Toronto Film Festival this w...

Pacquiao made retirement U-turn to continue his ‘journey’

While Manny Pacquiao’s political career became a priority after he announced his “retirement” from the ring in April, he says the lure of continuing his journey in boxing ultimately led to his comeback. Seven months after ...

Brook says he will feel the fear and shock Golovkin

Kell Brook admits to feeling fear but says he is ready to inflict a first career defeat on Kazakh knockout specialist Gennady Golovkin when they meet in a London ring on Saturday. Golovkin, who boasts a perfect 35-0 record with 32 KOs, puts...

Pacquiao to make ring return against Vargas

Manny Pacquiao will take on American World Boxing Organisation welterweight champion Jessie Vargas when he returns to the ring on Nov. 5, according to the Filipino boxer’s manager Michael Koncz. “Retirement doesn’t suit Ma...

Fury sues British doping authorities

World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is suing Britain’s anti-doping and boxing authorities over allegations he used a performance-enhancing drug. Fury, 27, was charged with a doping offence by UK Anti-Doping on June 24 after a...

Pacquiao to return to the ring in late 2016

Manny Pacquiao is planning to fight again later this year, just three months after announcing his retirement from boxing, ESPN reported on Tuesday. Pacquiao, who said his win over Timothy Bradley in April was his final bout, would fight on ...

Ali’s gloves & Frazier’s jockstrap go on sale

A jockstrap worn by boxer Joe Frazier when he defeated Muhammad Ali for the combined heavyweight title hit the auction block on Monday, along with the gloves Ali wore in that 1971 bout dubbed the “Fight of the Century.” The jock...

Joshua overpowers Breazeale

Britain’s Anthony Joshua put on a devastating display to retain his IBF heavyweight crown with a seventh round knockout of American Dominic Breazeale at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday. Unbeaten Joshua dominated from the start but...

Klitschko calls for Fury’s suspension

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury should be banned from boxing for his “Hitler like” comments, former champion Wladimir Klitschko has said, as the two prepare to face off in a re-match in Manchester next mont...

Injured Fury postpones rematch with Klitschko

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has announced the postponement of his much-anticipated re-match with Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko after the British boxer suffered an ankle sprain on a run. Fury was due to defend his WBA and WBO heavyw...