Boxing

Froch: I’m “Too big & too strong for GGG”

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Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) might be starting to show some interest in facing the talented WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) after all. Earlier on Saturday, Froch sent a Tweet out saying that he’s “Too big & too strong for GGG.” It showed undated photo of Froch in front of some weights. We have no way of ...

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Maidana stops Khan, Porter and Berto, Robert Garcia says

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Trainer Robert Garcia thinks that #3 WBA, #3 WBC Marcos Maidana (35-5, 31 KOs) would KO Amir Khan, Andre Berto and Shawn Porter if he could get a fight against any of those guys. Garcia would like to see Maidana fight one or all of them if he could because he thinks they would be a good match-up for him. ...

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Amir Khan: Fasting during Ramadan a worthwhile ‘sacrifice’

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With Ramadan coinciding with the hot weather – not to mention the longest possible hours of daylight – fasting Muslims in the UK are certainly being challenged at the moment. But how do elite sportsmen like Amir Khan cope with training in the absence of food and water between dawn and dusk? The Bolton boxer insists fasting will not adversely ...

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Lennox Lewis, Ricky Hatton warn Oscar de La Hoya against comeback

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Boxing icons Lennox Lewis and Ricky Hatton both believe Oscar De La Hoya is better served staying outside of the ring, amid talk of a possible return. De La Hoya has been retired since 2009 but the 42-year-old ramped up speculation about a possible return to boxing on Monday after telling ESPN that he is seriously considering a rematch with ...

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Ga Mashie to get a boxing gym- Sports Minister

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The Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed has given assurances that a modern day gymnasium will soon be constructed for the Ga Mashie area to help in the development of boxing talents there. Areas in Ga Mashie such as Bukom have been the hub of boxing in Ghana and many of the nation’s world champions were groomed ...

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Oscar De La Hoya: Boxing great could make comeback

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Boxing great Oscar De La Hoya says he is “very serious” about making a return to the ring at the age of 42. De La Hoya, a former six-weight world champion, retired in 2009 after losing to Manny Pacquiao in his last fight. “The only reason I would come back is because I miss the competition of fighting the very ...

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Gideon Quartey: There will be no favouritism in selecting boxers for competitions

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President of the Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation Gideon Quartey has informed Citi Sports that there will be no preferential treatment in the selection of boxing for this year’s All African Games and next year’s Rio 2016 Olympic games. Trainers from the various gyms around the country presented their boxers to the federation ahead of the training sessions which will begin ...

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De La Hoya responds to Mayweather’s rematch challenge

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Oscar De La Hoya isn’t stepping back into the ring, even if it’s for a potential rematch against Floyd Mayweather. Hours after pound-for-pound king Mayweather said he’d put his 48-0 record on the line against longtime nemesis De La Hoya, the Golden Boy took to social media to say he is happily retired. “I’m happy, I’m content, I’m never coming ...

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Joe Calzaghe certain he would have demolished Carl Froch in his prime

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Joe Calzaghe regrets never having fought Carl Froch even though he is sure he would have demolished his domestic super-middleweight rival. Froch and Calzaghe recently exchanged words on Twitter, not for the first time, after the Nottingham fighter accused the Welshman of ducking a fight before his retirement from the ring in 2009. Calzaghe claimed James DeGale, recently crowned as ...

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Mayweather honoured with ‘The Best Ever’ trophy

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Floyd Mayweather may have the perfect record in the ring – having won WBC, WBO and WBA welterweight titles – but he looked humbled after being honoured with ‘The Best Ever’ award. The 38-year-old was at Spike TV’s Guys Choice awards when actor Robert De Niro presented him with the trophy. Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao in the $300million bout as ...

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