Boxing

Peter Zwennes to run unopposed for GBA Presidency

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Incumbent Pr resident of the Ghana Boxing Authority Peter Zwennes is set to run unopposed at the federations upcoming electoral congress. The renowned attorney who is set for a second term is the only one to have filed nomination forms for the position despite earlier reports that former GBA boss Samir Captan was interested in returning to the helm of ...

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Floyd Mayweather visits Ghana in June

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 12:  Floyd Mayweather Jr. walks in to his post-fight news conference at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino after he retained his WBC/WBA welterweight titles in a unanimous-decision victory over Andre Berto on September 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Former welterweight world champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr., has confirmed that he will be in Ghana in June. The boxer had announced earlier in the year that he would be in Africa on a tour without naming his various destinations. However, on Thursday, the boxer put out a video which had since been published by a number of portals. The video ...

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Obodai Sai to fight Namibian opponent Kautondonkwa

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Lions Boxing Promotions are set to stage a historic Boxing Event dubbed ‘X-PLOSIVE FIGHT NIGHT’ at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Ghana’s world title hopeful Obodai Sai is engaged in the fight of his life against undefeated WBO African Champion Walter Kautondokwa from Namibia. The middleweight Division is the hottest division now in World Boxing with exciting boxers such as Gennady ...

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Saul Alvarez says he will face Gennady Golovkin after defeating Julio Chavez Jr

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Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has revealed he will face middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in his next fight after claiming a unanimous decision victory over Julio Chavez Jr in Las Vegas. The WBO world light-middleweight champion dominated from the opening bell on Saturday night and used Chavez (50-3-1, 32 KOs) for target practice, landing powerful jabs, hooks and combinations at will in ...

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Eddie Hearn tells talkSPORT: ‘Anthony Joshua is the biggest sports star in Britain now – and it is only the beginning’

Anthony Joshua (in white trunks) delivering an uppercut to Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua is now the biggest sports star in Britain – and is heading for global superstardom. That is the claim from the heavyweight boxer’s promoter Eddie Hearn after Joshua overcame Wladimir Klitschko in an epic showdown at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night. The Briton recovered from the first knockdown of his career to stop Klitschko in the 11th round ...

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Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at Wembley

Joshua also knocked down Klitschko in the fifth round (Image credit: Getty Images)

Anthony Joshua produced the performance of his career to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown with an enthralling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. A post-war record 90,000 fans at the national stadium were treated to a see-saw contest, Joshua dropping the former unified world champion in the fifth round, before being put down ...

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Referees named for Joshua and Klitschko bout

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American official David Fields has been confirmed as the referee for Saturday night’s highly-anticipated showdown between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko. Joshua’s IBF heavyweight crown, as well as the vacant WBA and IBO titles, are up for grabs when the two meet this weekend. The Wembley bout on Saturday has been billed as a 90,000 sell-out event, where British favourite Joshua ...

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Azumah Nelson presents Azumah Nelson Fight Night on April 1

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Boxing legend Azumah Nelson holds the third edition of his “Azumah Nelson Fight Night” series on Saturday, April 1 at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Organisers say the bouts are aimed at providing a prestigious platform for boxers to showcase their talents in a bid to give them global exposure. The headline match-up of the Azumah Nelson Fight Night features National ...

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Lawrence Okolie wins after 20 seconds on professional debut

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Rio 2016 Olympian Lawrence Okolie took just 20 seconds to score a knockout win on his professional debut. The 24-year-old British cruiserweight caught compatriot Geoffrey Cave with two solid right hands. The bout followed Anthony Crolla’s points defeat by Jorge Linares at Manchester Arena. “Sorry to everyone that missed me fighting,” Okolie tweeted. “The good news is a Won by ...

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