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Carl Froch could face Gennady Golovkin in possible farewell bout

Carl Froch: Will he take on knockout king Gennady Golovkin

Carl Froch could take on middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in a potential farewell fight, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. Froch recently gave up his WBA super-middleweight belt and hinted at retirement, but Golovkin’s camp say their fighter will move up to 168lbs to take the Nottingham fighter on. Golovkin, who boasts a perfect 33-0 record with 30 of those wins ...

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Gennady Golovkin beats Willie Monroe to retain WBA title

Golovkin in an exchange withMonroe Jr. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Unbeaten Gennady Golovkin claimed a 20th consecutive knockout victory on Saturday to retain his WBA middleweight crown against Willie Monroe Jr. The 33-year-old floored Monroe twice in the second round in Inglewood, California before landing the decisive blow 45 seconds into the sixth. The former Kazakh Olympian, defending his title for a 14th time, has knocked out all his opponents ...

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Manny Pacquiao: Retirement decision on hold after surgery

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Manny Pacquiao says he is close to making a decision on whether to retire from boxing. The Filipino, 36, returned to his home country on Wednesday following defeat by Floyd Mayweather in their world welterweight super-fight on 2 May. “I will focus on healing my shoulder. After that, I will announce continuing my career or retirement,” he said. “I’m not ...

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“Clottey is disappointed at his current status”- Jerry Ayensu

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US-based sports reporter Jerry Kwame Ayensu has revealed that Ghanaian boxer Joshua Clottey is not happy at his current status in the sport and wants his reputation to grow bigger again. Ayensu disclosed this to Citi Sports on Sunday after seeing Clottey defeat Jorge Silva on points in Houston, Texas in the undercard of the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and James ...

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Home-based athletes participate in 2015 GAA National Circuit Championships in Sunyani

Athletes taking part in the women's 100m heats (Image credit: Ghana Athletics Association)

Ghana’s home-based athletes finally got their national circuit season underway at the Interplast Ghana sponsored 2015 Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) National Circuit Championships at the Sunyani Secondary School (SUSEC) GRASS track on Saturday, 9th May. The championship had a number of notable performances, including from African 4x100m relay medalist Beatrice Gyaman, who won the women’s 100m in 11.90 secs ahead ...

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Saul Alvarez beats James Kirkland with third-round knockout

Alvarez (right) landing a heavy punch on Kirkland (Image credit: Getty Images)

Mexican light-middleweight Saul Alvarez recorded the 45th win of his career as he knocked out American James Kirkland in the third round in Houston, Texas. Alvarez, whose only professional defeat came against Floyd Mayweather in 2013, floored Kirkland in the first round and twice more in the third. The 24-year-old hopes to fight Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto, the WBC world ...

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Clottey outclasses Silva for unanimous decision win

Clottey and Silva in the ring in Houston, Texas (Image credit: Getty Images)

Houston, Texas- Former welterweight titlist Joshua Clottey pounded out a near-shutout decision against journeyman Jorge Silva in a junior middleweight bout on Saturday night on the undercard of the Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland junior middleweight fight at Minute Maid Park. Two judges scored the bout a shutout, 100-90, and one judge gave Silva two rounds for a score of 98-92. Clottey ...

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Floyd Mayweather on Pacquiao injury: ‘losers have excuses’

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Floyd Mayweather says “winners win and losers have excuses” after Manny Pacquiao blamed a shoulder injury for his loss to the American in Las Vegas. Pacquiao is being sued in Nevada after being accused of lying about the shoulder injury he suffered pre-fight. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not declare the problem, but the Filipino claims ...

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Rematch: Mayweather says he will fight Pacquiao again

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So, how many of you after Saturday night’s snoozer are already feeling like you could cough up another hundy to see a Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch? Anyone? Anyone? Well, you may not have to wait too long. Skip Bayless reported on ESPN2’s “First Take” Tuesday morning that Stephen A. Smith received a text from Floyd Mayweather Jr., apparently indicating that he’d go ...

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