Boxing

Bradley Jr., Chaves draw in Vegas

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Former two-division world titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr. looked like he had done all he needed to do to win an exciting fight against Diego Chaves on Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan. And then ring announcer Michael Buffer read the scorecards: a split draw that seemed completely impossible to comprehend and left the sellout crowd of 2,400 shocked. “I thought I ...

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Amir Khan beats Devon Alexander by unanimous decision

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Britain’s Amir Khan produced a dominant performance to secure a unanimous points victory against American Devon Alexander in Las Vegas. After Khan, 28, dominated the early rounds, 27-year-old Alexander offered little until the eighth, when he managed to land a series of hooks. But the clinical Bolton fighter remained in charge, and all three judges scored heavily in his favour. ...

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Undefeated Richard Commey earns points win over Ziani

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Richard Oblitey Commey continued the perfect start to his professional career following a unanimous points victory against France Super Featherweight champion, Samir Ziani on the Nordic Fight Night at the Albertslund MusikTeatret in Copenhagen on Saturday. It’s the second straight fight without a knockout for Commey who began his career with 17 straight knockouts, but it was another victory for ...

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Azumah Nelson to be honoured by WBC

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Africa’s iconic boxing legend Azumah Nelson’s unrivalled boxing legacy will be etched in the minds of boxing lovers when he is honoured at the 52nd WBC Convention, together with a host of other boxing greats. The ceremony, scheduled for December 15 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, will see the boxing professor and others being honoured for displaying excellence ...

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Mayweather calls out Pacquiao, wants May 2 bout

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Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had precious little to say about the fight the public has demanded for years, a bout with Manny Pacquiao — until Friday night. Mayweather said during a Showtime interview that he wants to fight Pacquiao next and wants the fight to be May 2, the Cinco de Mayo weekend that Mayweather has regularly fought ...

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Amir Khan wants calls for Mayweather Jr bout

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Amir Khan says he wants to inspire fans to demand a fight between himself and Floyd Mayweather. Britain’s Khan, 28, fights Devon Alexander in Las Vegas on Saturday and he is hoping an explosive victory will prompt increased calls for him to face five-weight world champion Mayweather. “I want the boxing fans around the world to demand a fight between ...

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Kovalev-Pascal bout under discussion

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Following his one-sided thrashing of the great Bernard Hopkins in a three-belt light heavyweight unification fight on Nov. 8, Sergey Kovalev returned to his home in Los Angeles to meet his newborn son, Aleksandr. Kovalev was deep in training camp for the fight when his wife, Natalia, gave birth. He didn’t want to break camp and waited until after the ...

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Manny Pacquiao dominates Algieri to retain title

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Manny Pacquiao, his promoter and his trainer all threw down the gauntlet to Floyd Mayweather after the Filipino boxer comprehensively battered the latest challenger to his WBO welterweight crown into defeat. “It’s been a long time since I’ve been wanting this fight, it has to happen,” said the eight-weight world champion after knocking down Chris Algieri six times on his ...

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Wu re-elected as President of AIBA for 3rd term

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C.K. Wu was re-elected unopposed as president of the International Boxing Association for a third consecutive four-year term on Friday. At its congress, Wu, from Taiwan, said one of the priorities of his new term will be a continued expansion of the World Series of Boxing and the new AIBA Pro-Boxing competition, as the organization pivots from overseeing amateur boxing ...

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Mayweather buys gold Bentley golf cart for 15-year-old son

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Another day in the life of Floyd Mayweather and that means another opportunity to show everyone just how wealthy he really is. After uploading a photo of stacks of $100 bills covering his table on his Instagram account on Friday, the undefeated boxing champion went one better on Saturday by revealing his latest purchase – a gold Bentley golf cart. But ...

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