Boxing

Tyson Fury to explain controversial comments to British Boxing Board

Tyson Fury now holds just two versions of the world heavyweight title after being stripped of the IBF belt (Image credit: AFP)

Tyson Fury has been summoned by the British Boxing Board of Control to explain his recent controversial comments. World heavyweight champion Fury, 27, who expressed views on women, abortion and homosexuality, has been asked to attend a meeting in the new year. The BBBofC met to discuss the matter on Wednesday before informing Fury that he must meet with the ...

More »

Wladimir Klitschko confirms world heavyweight title rematch with Tyson Fury in 2016

fury (1)

Wladimir Klitschko has announced he will take up the option of a rematch with Tyson Fury. Klitschko surrendered his heavyweight world titles to Fury in Dusseldorf on Saturday night in one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. The 39-year-old, who had previously been unbeaten in nine years, was outpointed by his British opponent after 12 disappointing rounds. There had ...

More »

Fury rules out Haye bout

2EE3DAA800000578-0-After_picking_up_his_three_belts_Fury_could_now_look_to_the_pros-a-20_1448755717030

Tyson Fury insists there is no chance he will step into the ring with “pretender and fraud” David Haye, after the latter twice pulled out of fights in the past. Fury shocked the boxing world in Dusseldorf on Saturday, defeating Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to claim the WBA Super, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles. Last week, Haye – who ...

More »

WBC champion Deontay Wilder wants to fight Tyson Fury

deontay-wilder-5cc89c23133d8153

American WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder wants to unify the division by fighting new WBA, IBF & WBO champion Tyson Fury. Briton Fury, 27, stunned the sport by beating Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday – ending the Ukrainian’s nine-year undefeated reign. Immediately after the bout 30-year-old Wilder – who is due to fight in January – tweeted he was “coming” for ...

More »

Tyson Fury beats Wladimir Klitschko to become world champion

Tyson Fury secured a unanimous points decision to become the new world heavyweight champion (Image credit: Reuters)

Britain’s Tyson Fury shocked the boxing world by outpointing Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf to become heavyweight champion of the world. It was a dour and often messy fight but Fury, courtesy of his superior boxing skills, fully deserved to be awarded a unanimous decision. Klitschko, whose nine-year reign as champion was brought to an end, simply could not work the ...

More »

Tyson Fury says boxing has a ‘big problem’ with doping

fuiry

British heavyweight Tyson Fury says boxing has a “big problem” with doping. Fury, 27, will fight for the world title against Wladimir Klitschko in Germany on Saturday. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live, Fury said: “I can look at a man and tell you if he’s full of drugs by one glance at his body with his top off. “Boxing ...

More »

“We don’t care about sports budget cut”- GBA

Peter Zweenes

President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Peter Zweenes, has told Citi Sports that the entity is very indifferent at the cut in the sporting component of the 2016 budget. The budget, which was read by the Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, last Friday revealed that the allocation for sports had been cut from GHS 36 million in 2015 to GHS 22 ...

More »

“I will use La Gata style against Kamote”- “Game Boy” Tagoe

Game-Boy-carried-high

Emmanuel “Game Boy” Tagoe has revealed his fighting style ahead of his bout against Tanzanian opponent, Allan Kamote, at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday. Tagoe is to defend his WBA International Lightweight belt against Kamote in a mandatory challenge after failing to secure bouts in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Speaking at the weigh-in session at the Accra Sports ...

More »