Boxing

Wladimir Klitschko retires and will not fight Anthony Joshua in rematch

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Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing – ruling out a rematch with Britain’s Anthony Joshua. The Ukrainian, 41, was knocked out in the 11th round by current champion Joshua at Wembley Stadium in April. Joshua, 27, had hoped Klitschko would sign his rematch clause for a proposed fight in Las Vegas on 11 November. “I have ...

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Ike Quartey to guide Isaac Dogboe ahead of world title fight

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Former Ghanaian Welter weight champion Ike “Bazooka’ Quartey is set to bestow his wealth of experience on Isaac Dogboe following his victory over Javier Chacon. Quartey who in his prime successfully defended his Welterweight crown seven times has joined the Ghana Boxing Authority in an official capacity as technical director. His guidance will come in handy, especially at a time ...

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Mike Tyson: Conor McGregor ‘is going to get killed by Mayweather

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Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said that Conor McGregor doesn’t stand much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather when the two combatants square off Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. “McGregor is going to get killed boxing,” Tyson said on Barstool Sports’ “Pardon My Take” podcast. “Boxing? I got mad because I thought they were going to use ...

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Rawlings: Dogboe has Azumah Nelson potential

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has endorsed Isaac Dogboe, the WBO international super banterweight champion, he believes the 22 year old has the potential to be like Azumah Nelson the professor if he can stay on top of his game. Isaac Dogboe successfully defended his title on Saturday night against former world tittle challenger Javier Chacon at the Bukom Boxing ...

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Isaac Dogboe defends Super Bantamweight title with TKO win

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Ghanaian boxer Isaac Dogboe successfully defended his World Boxing Organisation, (WBO), International Super Bantamweight belt against the former world title challenger Javier Chacon at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra on Saturday night Dogboe recorded a 7th round Technical Knock Out, (TKO), over his Argentine challenger Javier Nicolas Chacon final eliminator. Chacon who received a lot of punishment from the ...

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Mayweather claims Trump and Obama could attend McGregor fight

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Floyd Mayweather Jr claims Donald Trump and Barack Obama could be among a “star-studded” audience for his superfight with Conor McGregor. Mayweather and McGregor continued to draw the crowds when they took their press tour to New York on Thursday, increasing the hype as they prepare to step into the ring in Las Vegas next month. According to legendary boxer ...

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Horn welcomes WBO decision, takes jab at Atlas

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Boxing champion Jeff Horn has welcomed confirmation from the WBO of his victory in the welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao following a re-score of the fight. Five anonymous judges awarded seven rounds to Horn and five rounds to Pacquiao after a Filipino Games and Amusement Board request to re-score the bout, with the result prompting a positive response from ...

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Joseph Parker, Anthony Joshua bout set for 2018

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Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has said he is lining up a potential showdown with Joseph Parker next year. WBO champion Parker is preparing to defend his heavyweight belt against Hughie Fury in September and has voiced his desire for a future unification clash with Joshua if he retains his title. While plans are yet to be confirmed for Joshua, Hearn admits ...

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Mayweather v McGregor: Publicity tour to kick off at The Staples Center

The Staples Center, one of the major sporting arenas in Los Angeles, will be hosting a Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor press conference on July 11. The arena, home to the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Sparks, confirmed the event via their Twitter account: “Just Announced. @FloydMayweather vs @TheNotoriousMMA press conference on Tue, ...

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