Boxing

Arum doesn’t believe Pacquiao will retire after Bradley fight

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Despite former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) making it perfectly clear to the media in interview after interview that his April 9th fight against Tim Bradley (33-1-1, 12 KOs) will be the last of his career before he retires from the sport, Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum still refuses to believe that the 37-year-old fighter will be ...

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Joshua vs. Chisora possible for EBU strap- Chisora promoter

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Dereck Chisora’s promoter Kalle Sauerland believes that there is a chance that the European Boxing Union could order a fight between Chisora (25-5, 17 KOs) and Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KOs) to fight for the EBU heavyweight title if the current champion Robert Helenius chooses to vacate his title. Sauerland is in negotiations right now for a fight between Helenius ...

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David Haye knocks out Mark de Mori on ring return

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David Haye returned after a three-and-half-year lay-off with a first-round knockout of Mark de Mori in London. Australian De Mori looked bothered by the first jab Haye threw and thereafter it was one-way traffic. Haye, 35, set up the finish with huge overhand right and De Mori was unconscious before he hit the canvas with 49 seconds left in the ...

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Black Bombers handed life line ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics

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Head of the technical directorate at the National Sports Authority Sakah Acquaye has revealed that Ghana’s Amateur Boxing Team the Black Bombers have been handed a second shot at qualifying for this years Olympic Games in Rio,Brazil. The Black Bombers forfeited the opportunity to participate in the qualifying rounds at the AIBA World Championships in Doha October last year due ...

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Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal knockout

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Deontay Wilder has retained the WBC world heavyweight championship, defeating Polish challenger Artur Szpilka with a brutal ninth-round knockout. It was not a pretty finish as Szpilka looked inside for an opening only to be clobbered by a heavy straight right hand to the jaw that sent the challenger spiraling to the floor. Szpilka was stretchered out of the arena ...

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Roach hopes Mayweather will return after Bradley for Pacquiao rematch

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Trainer Freddie Roach is looking forward to his fighter Manny Pacquiao’s next fight against WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs) on April 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roach is hoping that if Pacquiao beats Bradley, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will want to come out of retirement to face Pacquiao in a second fight. That’s something ...

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Golovkin challenges Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to unification bout

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Gennady Golovkin has thrown down a direct challenge to newly-crowned WBC world middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. Golovkin (34-0-KO31) holds the WBA Super, IBF and WBC (interim) belts and has already made an offer to Britain’s latest world champion – WBO title holder Billy Joe Saunders. But with Saunders considering other options, Golovkin has made it clear he is equally ...

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Coach Alloway passes away

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Popular Ghanaian Boxing trainer Joseph Kotey Dzanie popularly known as Alloway has passed away at the age of 56. He passed away after a prolonged spell of illness. The veteran trainer’s career which spanned over 3 decades saw him work with the likes of Azumah Nelson, Ike Quartey, Joshua Clottey ,Joseph Agbeko and more recently George Ashie. He has been ...

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Next bout Bob Arum: Manny Pacquiao to fight Timothy Bradley

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Manny Pacquiao’s promoter has revealed that the legendary Filipino will fight Timothy Bradley for a third time and believes he will continue his career after that bout on April 9. There has been much talk of who Pacquiao will take on in what was expected to be the final time he steps into the ring before he turns his attention ...

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Boxing: Joshua Clottey loses to Gabriel Rosado in New York

Middleweight Gabriel Rosado was the much busier fighter against former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey. 

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Middleweight Gabriel Rosado, with former two-time junior middleweight titleholder Fernando Vargas working as his trainer for the first time, outfought former welterweight titlist Joshua Clottey to win a unanimous decision in a spirited fight on Saturday night on the Luis Ortiz-Bryant Jennings undercard at the Turning Stone Resort Casino. Clottey (39-5, 22 KOs) fought well early but Rosado (22-9, 13 ...

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