Tag Archives: Boxing

Floyd Mayweather to fight Conor McGregor in boxing match in August

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Former boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather will fight UFC champion Conor McGregor in a light middleweight boxing match in Las Vegas on 26 August. American Mayweather, 40, posted a video on Twitter confirming the details with the message: “It’s official.” Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor, 28, said: “The fight is on.” It is reported that each fighter could earn $100m ...

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Obodai Sai to fight Namibian opponent Kautondonkwa

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Lions Boxing Promotions are set to stage a historic Boxing Event dubbed ‘X-PLOSIVE FIGHT NIGHT’ at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Ghana’s world title hopeful Obodai Sai is engaged in the fight of his life against undefeated WBO African Champion Walter Kautondokwa from Namibia. The middleweight Division is the hottest division now in World Boxing with exciting boxers such as Gennady ...

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Saul Alvarez says he will face Gennady Golovkin after defeating Julio Chavez Jr

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Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has revealed he will face middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in his next fight after claiming a unanimous decision victory over Julio Chavez Jr in Las Vegas. The WBO world light-middleweight champion dominated from the opening bell on Saturday night and used Chavez (50-3-1, 32 KOs) for target practice, landing powerful jabs, hooks and combinations at will in ...

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Azumah Nelson presents Azumah Nelson Fight Night on April 1

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Boxing legend Azumah Nelson holds the third edition of his “Azumah Nelson Fight Night” series on Saturday, April 1 at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Organisers say the bouts are aimed at providing a prestigious platform for boxers to showcase their talents in a bid to give them global exposure. The headline match-up of the Azumah Nelson Fight Night features National ...

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Lawrence Okolie wins after 20 seconds on professional debut

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Rio 2016 Olympian Lawrence Okolie took just 20 seconds to score a knockout win on his professional debut. The 24-year-old British cruiserweight caught compatriot Geoffrey Cave with two solid right hands. The bout followed Anthony Crolla’s points defeat by Jorge Linares at Manchester Arena. “Sorry to everyone that missed me fighting,” Okolie tweeted. “The good news is a Won by ...

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Gennady Golovkin’s knockout streak ended in narrow win over Daniel Jacobs

Gennady Golovkin measures up Daniel Jacobs during the eighth round of their middleweight title fight on Saturday night. Photograph: Frank Franklin II/AP

Gennady Golovkin is still the world middleweight champion after Saturday’s unanimous-decision win over the brave Daniel Jacobs before a near-capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden, but the charismatic Kazakh knockout artist betrayed rare glimpses of vulnerability that will no doubt embolden his challengers in and around the 160lb division. Two ringside judges handed down scores of 115-112, the third an ...

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Boxing: Commey, Lawson, Micah claim wins on Freedom Fight Night

Former President Jerry John Rawlings with Richard Commey after the bout (Image credit: Senuyiedzorm Adadevoh/Images Image)

Richard Commey, Frederick Lawson and Duke Micah were the toast of Ghanaian boxing on Saturday at the Freedon Fight Night organised by Streetwise Promotions together with Errol Hawk Sports Management at the Bukom Boxing Emporium in Accra. The three boxers won their respective title bouts at the event to start 2017 on a winning note. The event was part of the ...

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Amir Khan v Manny Pacquiao ‘super fight’ CALLED OFF, says promoter

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Amir Khan’s scheduled fight against Manny Pacquiao has been called off, according to the Filipino’s promoter Bob Arum. The two fighters had announced the “super fight” on Twitter at the end of February, with only the location to be determined. A venue in the United Arab Emirates was expected to be confirmed but Arum says the April 23 showdown is ...

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Richard Commey habouring world title aspirations

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Ghanaian lightweight boxer, Richard Commey, says he is ready ahead of his WBC Lightweight silver bout against Belgium’s Hedi Slimani on Saturday. The bout forms part of the Freedom Fight Night boxing event which comes off at the Bukom Boxing Arena. The event is associated with the country’s 60th anniversary celebrations. A win in Saturday’s bout will move the Commey ...

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