Boxing

Magdaleno brands Paul Dogboe a racist

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Undefeated WBO Super Bantam weight champion Jessie Magdaleno has expressed shock at what he has described as racist language directed towards him by father and trainer of his next opponent Isaac Dogboe. Paul Dogboe, father of the current interim belt holder Isaac Dogboe is on record to have taken a dig at Magdaleno’s Mexican roots, adding that Magadaleno’s is likely ...

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IBO orders Emmanuel Tagoe to fight Fedor Papazov

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The International boxing Organisation has formally written to BabyJet promotions to notify them of Emmanuel “Game Boy” Tagoe’s mandatory challenger. An intercepted email from the IBO’s President Ed Levine, charged Emmanuel Tagoe to defend his IBO World Lightweight title against Russian Fedor Papazov not later than the 15th of June 2018. Papazov beat Howik Bebraham via a split decision on ...

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Bukom Banku vows to knock down Bastie in re-match

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Comic boxer Braimah Komoko aka Bukom Banku has vowed to avenge his dismal defeat at the hands of Bastie Samir when the two go face to face in their rematch on June 30. Bastie, in October last year, famously handed Bukom Banku the first loss of his career after knocking out the loud mouthed 37 year-old power puncher in the ...

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Dogboe-Magdaleno bout moved to April 28

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Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe (18-0, 12 KOs) will have to wait a little longer for his title shot versus WBO world super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno (25-0, 18 KOs). Magdaleno-Dogboe has been moved from April 14 to April 28, and will now take place at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The bout was originally set to be the co-feature to ...

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Richard Commey Drills Alejandro Luna in IBF Eliminator

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Richard Commey moved closer Saturday night to getting the second shot at Robert Easter Jr. that he desperately wants. The hard-hitting lightweight contender from Ghana knocked out Mexico’s Alejandro Luna in the sixth round of their IBF lightweight elimination match in San Antonio. Commey knocked down Luna twice in the sixth round, which prompted referee David Fields to stop their ...

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Deontay Wilder ‘ready’ for Anthony Joshua after beating Luis Ortiz

Wilder has won 39 of his 40 fights by knockout (Image credit: Getty Images)

American Deontay Wilder says he is ready for a heavyweight unification bout with Britain’s Anthony Joshua after beating Luis Ortiz to retain his WBC title. Wilder, 32, floored the previously unbeaten Cuban twice before knocking him out in the 10th round in New York. IBF and WBA champion Briton Joshua, 28, will fight New Zealand’s WBO champion Joseph Parker in Cardiff on ...

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Scott Westgarth: British boxer dies after winning fight in Doncaster

Scott Westgarth was fighting in his 10th bout (Image credit: PA)

British boxer Scott Westgarth has died in hospital after falling ill following a light-heavyweight fight in Doncaster on Saturday. The 31-year-old won the eliminator bout on points against Dec Spelman. He appeared to be in pain during post-fight interviews and was then taken to hospital after falling ill backstage. The rest of the show, headlined by Curtis Woodhouse who was due to ...

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World Boxing Super Series: George Groves retains WBA title after points win over Chris Eubank Jr

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George Groves produced a superb performance to retain his WBA world super-middleweight title as an enthralling points win over Chris Eubank Jr took him into the World Boxing Super Series final. The 29-year-old was patient throughout, preventing his rival from boxing up close by mixing good footwork with solid counter-punches. A cut above Eubank Jr’s right eye in the third round hampered ...

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