Boxing

Frederick Lawson loses to Kevin Bizier in Florida

Lawwon (left) falling backwards from a Bizier punch

Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida – In the main event of the evening, Fredrick Lawson (24-0, 20 KOs) was upset by Kevin Bizier (24-2, 16 KOs) in an IBF welterweight title eliminator. Lawson’s biggest problem besides not matching Bizier for power or activity was his tendency to lean over his front foot. This subsequently always kept Lawson in punching ...

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Gennady Golovkin beats David Lemieux for IBF middleweight title

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Gennady Golovkin beat David Lemieux in an eighth-round stoppage to add the IBF middleweight title to his WBA belt. The Kazakh fighter, 33, outclassed his Canadian opponent to win his 34th consecutive bout with a dominant performance in New York. Golovkin had sent Lemieux staggering with a vicious left hook in the fourth round before knocking the 26-year-old to his ...

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Lawson faces Bizier on Nov 7

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Ghanaian welterweight boxer Frederick Lawson is scheduled to fight against Kevin Bizier on the 7th of November in Miami, Florida as part of the Premier Boxing Champions event. The bout will be Lawson’s 4th since he made his US debut in March 2014. He heads into the bout with an unbeaten run in 24 fights while Bizier, a Canadian, has ...

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Manny Pacquiao plans to retire after one more fight next year

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Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao says he is likely to retire from the sport after one more fight next year. Pacquiao, who lost to Floyd Mayweather in his last fight, wants to run for a seat in the Philippines senate in 2016. Britain’s Amir Khan is one potential opponent for 36-year-old Pacquiao, with American Terence Crawford among the other contenders. ...

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Amir Khan expects to fight Manny Pacquiao in February

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Amir Khan is hopeful of fighting Manny Pacquiao in February after revealing that negotiations are “going smooth”. Khan was denied a bout with the now-retired Floyd Mayweather Jr when he opted to end his career with a fight against Andre Berto, the American winning by unanimous decision earlier this month to move to an undefeated 49-0 record. The Briton has ...

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Klitschko vs Fury: Wladimir Klitschko will let ‘fists talk’ against Tyson Fury

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Wladimir Klitschko says his “fists will talk louder” than Tyson Fury’s words come fight night on October 24. Fury’s antics ensured the heavyweight rivals held an explosive London press conference a month out from their Sky Sports Box Office clash in Dusseldorf. Triple world champion Klitschko was branded “an old man”, “an army sergeant” and “a schoolteacher” by his unbeaten ...

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Ayitey Powers stops Sarbah in round 4

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Ayitey Powers is basking in the glory of a third win in a row in 2015 after seeing off Joe Sarbah in a Cruiserweight contest in Accra at the weekend. Powers triumphed in the headline bout of the Wembley Promotions bill at the Wembley Park in Kotobabi in the Ghanaian capital. It was a close affair but Powers was in ...

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Sydney boxer Davey Browne Jr dies in hospital after title fight

Davey Browne Jr died from injuries sustained in a fight with Carlo Magali. Photograph: Facebook

A 28-year-old boxer has died of the injuries he sustained last week after competing in a boxing title fight in south-western Sydney. Davey Browne Jr was knocked out by Carlo Magali of the Philippines in the last 30 seconds in the final round of a 12-round contest at the Ingleburn RSL club on Friday. The men were competing for the ...

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49-0: Mayweather Jr outclasses Berto in in ‘last fight’ [Photos]

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Floyd Mayweather made it 49 straight wins with a wide points victory over Andre Berto in Las Vegas. The challenger was game but his fellow American, defending his WBC and WBA welterweight titles, was simply too difficult to hit at the MGM Grand. Mayweather, 38, was awarded the verdict 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111. Mayweather was adamant it was his last ...

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Floyd Mayweather denies breaking drug guidelines over IV use

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Floyd Mayweather has denied he broke any rules by having an infusion of saline and vitamins on the eve of his super-fight with Manny Pacquiao. A report claims  Mayweather was given an IV drip ahead of the 2 May bout and had received favourable treatment from the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada). Usada countered in a statement that the report was ...

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