Boxing

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

Floyd Mayweather poses for a photo with his son Koraun on his birthday in his new gold Bentley golf cart

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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GBA to insist on mandatory title challenges

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The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has announced that title defences will be made mandatory for boxers in the country and these will be determined by ratings of the fighters on the local scene. Speaking at the media launch of the “Fist Of Fury” boxing event at the Accra Sports Stadium, the GBA stated that boxers who were champions would have ...

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Undefeated Kovalev beats Bernard Hopkins on points

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Sergey Kovalev put on a masterful display to outclass Bernard Hopkins and unify the light heavyweight division after a unanimous points decision at Atlantic City at Broadwalk Hall. Hopkins, who turns 50 in January, was floored in the opening round by a straight right by his Russian opponent who did not look back, with the judges scoring the fight 120-107, ...

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Bukom Banku allegedly arrested for assault

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Enigmatic boxer, Braimah Kamoko, aka Bukom Banku, is in big trouble with the Police after he and his 14-year old son allegedly assaulted one Richmond Armah, a 28-year-old footballer. James Town Police Dis­trict Crime Officer, DSP John Anane has reportedly confirmed that they are investigating the matter following a complaint by Armah, popularly called Poolele who, it has been reported, sustained injuries on ...

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Eubank Jr avoided ‘unprofessional’ Joe Saunders

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Chris Eubank Jr has said he failed to attend a media conference this week as he was concerned opponent Billy Joe Saunders might act “unprofessionally”. The pair will compete on 29 November in a WBO middleweight title eliminator. On Monday, promoter Frank Warren had accused Eubank’s father and former world champion Chris Eubank Sr of orchestrating the no-show. Eubank Jr, 25, ...

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Ashie out for African title on Dec 5 in “Fists of Fury” event

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Ghana’s George Ashie says  he will make Ghana proud when takes to the ring against Tanzania’s Alan Kamote for the vacant WBO Africa Lightweight title in Accra on December 5. The bout is part of the “Fists of Fury” event organised by Box Office Promotions and MacDon Multimedia  and it promises to be the second biggest boxing event of the year ...

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Muhammad Ali: Health fears of ex-world champion eased by doctor

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Muhammad Ali’s doctor has played down fears over the former world heavyweight champion’s health. Ali, 72, has had Parkinson’s disease since 1984 and there have beenrumours his health has been deteriorating.  “I don’t know that he is more or less at risk than anyone else but anything can happen,” Dr. Abraham Lieberman told BBC Radio 5 live’s Sportsweek. “I don’t see ...

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Devon Alexander-Amir Khan date set

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Welterweight contenders Devon Alexander and Amir Khan will collide in a 12-round bout on Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight, in the works for a few weeks, was announced by Golden Boy Promotions on Friday. The bout will headline a Showtime-televised tripleheader that also will include Keith Thurman defending his interim welterweight belt against Leonard ...

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Saunders, Eubank vie for title shot

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Welterweight contenders Devon Alexander and Amir Khan will collide in a 12-round bout on Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight, in the works for a few weeks, was announced by Golden Boy Promotions on Friday. The bout will headline a Showtime-televised tripleheader that also will include Keith Thurman defending his interim welterweight belt against Leonard ...

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South African female boxer dies after failing to emerge from coma

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South African sport has suffered another blow with the news that a female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase has died after failing to emerge from a two-week coma. Mwelase, a light-welterweight, fell into the coma after a defeat by knockout to Liz Butler in a fight on 10 October in Pretoria. [contextly_sidebar id=”5KmjYcHElJiOTVcO4P4JpoZ8TSezQDDF”]The country’s ministry for sport announced on Tuesday that ...

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