Boxing

Tony Bellew secures upset victory over David Haye at O2 arena

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Tony Bellew dramatically secured one of the biggest upset victories in British boxing history when David Haye was withdrawn in the 11th round at London’s 02 Arena after suffering a suspected Achilles injury. The grudge match that had been considered a mismatch became a nightmare for Haye from the sixth, when after losing his balance the injury occurred and left ...

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Azumah Nelson Fight Night 3 for April 1

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The hugely anticipated 3rd edition of the Azumah Nelson boxing event dubbed Azumah Nelson Fight Night (formerly VIP Fight Night) returns on Saturday April 1 at the Bukom Boxing Square. Promising boxers from Ghana, Benin and Lebanon will light up the crowd at the newly constructed boxing gymnasium. This is the first time that the event will take place at ...

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Frederick Lawson ready for March 11 bout with Mullings

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Ghanaian welterweight, Frederick Lawson, says he is fit and ready to face Jamaica’s Sakima Mullings on March 11 at the Bukom Boxing Emporium in Accra. The bout forms part of Ghana’s 60th Independence anniversary celebration and it will offer Lawson and Mullings the chance to win the vacant WBC international silver welterweight belt. Lawson is returning to the ring a year ...

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Carl Lokko wants government funding for boxing supporters union

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Carl Lokko, head trainer of Ghanaian boxer Richard Commey believes funding supporter groups to cheer on Ghana’s boxers in international bouts will go a long way to in enhance their success rate. The camp of the former Commonwealth Champion have spoken bitterly of how Commey’s last two bouts have been lost solely because the fights were staged away from Ghana. ...

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Deontay Wilder: Heart says Anthony Joshua, head says Wladimir Klitschko

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Deontay Wilder is backing Wladimir Klitschko to defeat Anthony Joshua when the pair meet in their heavyweight showdown at Wembley Stadium on April 29, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Joshua will make the third defence of his title, which Klitschko previously held for just under 10 years, while the vacant WBA ‘super’ title will also be up for grabs. ...

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Joshua claims Wladimir Klitschko hates mind games

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Anthony Joshua has claimed heavyweight rival Wladimir Klitschko “doesn’t like mind games” ahead of their Wembley showdown. Joshua (18-0 KO18) is preparing to defend his IBF heavyweight title against Klitschko (64-4 KO53) in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on April 29, live on Sky Sports Box Office, with the vacant WBA strap also on the line. The pair ...

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Anthony Joshua plans to ‘pluck off’ dream hitlist one by one

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Anthony Joshua has compiled a hitlist of dream opponents he plans to “pluck off one by one” – starting with Wladimir Klitschko. Joshua makes the third defence of his IBF heavyweight title against Klitschko on April 29, in a fight he believes could come to define his career. Victory against his most heralded opponent to date, a man who spent ...

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Haye looking forward to grudge fight with Tony Bellew

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David Haye says he is mystified that Tony Bellew thinks he has a chance of defeating him in their all-British showdown in March at The O2. Haye says it will be “a real treat” for him to fight someone like Bellew after years spent squaring off against bigger heavyweights. World cruiserweight champion Bellew will step up to heavyweight to take ...

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