Boxing

Floyd Mayweather has made Manny Pacquiao mad, Freddie Roach warns

Floyd Mayweather’s demands have made Manny Pacquiao angry ahead of their May 2 megafight, according to Freddie Roach. The biggest fight in boxing might have happened years ago but for disagreements over drug testing and purse splits, arguments settled late last year before the showdown was finally confirmed last month. Pacquiao has agreed to abide by Olympic-style testing in the ...

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Pacquiao has first drug test

Manny Pacquiao has undergone a first drug test in the run-up to his fight against Floyd Mayweather. The Filipino was given a random test on Saturday, only two days after the US Anti-Doping Agency revealed that Pacquiao and welterweight champion Mayweather had agreed to Olympic-style testing. A report on GMA News in Pacquiao’s homeland detailed that he had given blood ...

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Sergey Kovalev beats Jean Pascal to retain light-heavyweight titles

Russian Sergey Kovalev retained his trio of light heavyweight world titles by stopping former champion Jean Pascal in the eighth round in Montreal. The 31-year-old is now unbeaten in 27 bouts, 24 wins coming by knockout. Pascal, 32, who won the World Boxing Council belt in 2009 and defended it three times, suffered the first knock-down of his career in ...

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Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tickets to start at $1,500

Tickets for the May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will cost between $1,500 and $7,500, promoters announced at a press conference Wednesday. Tickets in 16,800 seat arena are expected to scarce, with sponsors, promoters and celebrities occupying the majority of the seats. Though tickets are yet available for purchase, about 200 are listed on the resale market, according to ...

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CONFIRMED: Lawson vs Prescott on March 26

Ghanaian boxer Fredrick Lawson faces Breidis Prescott on Friday Night Fights March 26 exclusively on ESPN2. Welterweights Fredrick Lawson (23-0, 20 KOs) and Breidis Prescott (26-7, 20 KOs) will square off at the Hialeah Park Racing and Casino, Florida. According to Warriors Boxing promoter Leon Margules, the bout will headline a special Thursday edition of “Friday Night Fights.” Lawson is ...

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Zab Judah to spar with Mayweather

37-year-old former two division world champion Zab Judah (42-9, 29 KOs) will be spending some time in the camp of Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) to help him get ready for his May 2nd fight against Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Judah will be sparring with Mayweather to help him prepare ...

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Emmanuel Tagoe to face Filipino Reyes for WBA Title

"Game Boy" Tagoe

Ghanaian boxer Emmanuel Tagoe will make a return to the ring on March 27 to fight Joebert Delos Reyes of the Philippines for the vacant WBA International Lightweight Championship at the Accra Sports Stadium. Dubbed “Legendary Fists”, the event is being put together by Asamoah Gyan’s Baby Jet Promotions in collaboration with Super Sports and Box Office Promotions. The CEO ...

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Baby Jet Promotions agrees to produce Legendary Fists bout with SuperSport

Asamoah Gyan with his crew 
(Credit: asamoaggyan3.com)

Baby Jet Promotions in collaboration with SuperSport, Africa’s premiere sports broadcasters have come to an agreement to jointly host the vacant WBA International Lightweight Championship between Joebert Delos Reyes and Emmanuel Tagoe. The bout, slated for Friday 27th March 2015 at the Accra Sports Stadium Tennis Court which is also being supported by Box Office Promotions will be beamed in ...

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“McDon has been dishonest with us”- Peter Zweenes

Peter Zweenes

President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Peter Zweenes, has stated that boxing promoter, McDon Attitsogbi has acted inappropriately in his dealing with the authority concerning the organisation of the “Fist of Fury” boxing event organised in December 2014. Attitsogbi was accused by the authority of not paying the purses to the boxers and officials who took part in the event ...

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Manny Pacquiao in basketball role ahead of Floyd Mayweather bout

Manny Pacquiao will play another game of basketball in the Philippines’ top professional league before his showdown with Floyd Mayweather in May. Pacquiao, 36, faces unbeaten Mayweather in Las Vegas on 2 May in what is set to be the richest bout in boxing history. He has made four appearances this term as player-coach for Kia Carnival and said he ...

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