Tag Archives: Boxing

What it’s like to train with Manny Pacquiao?

Manny Pacquiao (Image credit: Boxing News Online)

Dean Byrne worked alongside Pacquiao at the Wild Card gym from 2009-2012 First contact I WAS coming back from Australia, where I’d been fighting and I’d been back in England for a month or two. I was going to Boston to team up with Micky Ward – I met him in the Wild Card gym a year or two later ...

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Breaking Down the Numbers


We’re less than a month away from the most anticipated prizefight in decades. And while many are discussing the expected record-breaking financial numbers, very few are analyzing the numbers that really matter in regards to the matchup itself. Let’s take a deep dive into the numbers behind Mayweather-Pacquiao. Punch Stats: While CompuBox numbers don’t tell the whole story, they often ...

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Boxing: Lawson primed for big time

Frederick Lawson showing off his belts and medals.

Welterweight Fredrick Lawson has indicated his readiness to take on bigger challenges in his career after winning his latest bout against Breidis Prescott on Thursday evening in the United States. Lawson had to dig deep Thursday night to pull out a 10-round split decision over Prescott at the Hialeah Park Race Track in Hialeah, Florida and it was the first time ...

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Fredrick Lawson Narrowly Defeats Breidis Prescott


Oh, for want of a nail. A controversial knockdown in the third round that probably should have been ruled a slip due to a punch behind the head meant the difference between a majority draw and a split decision. The beneficiary, Fredrick Lawson (24-0, 20 KOs) gets the first significant win of his pro career, sending Breidis Prescott (27-7, 20 ...

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Man United’s Wayne Rooney ‘knocked out in boxing video’

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney appears to be knocked out in a kitchen boxing bout, according to video footage which has emerged. The Sun on Sunday clip claims to show the England striker sparring with Stoke City defender Phil Bardsley, at Rooney’s home in Cheshire. In the video, boxing fan Rooney, 29, seems to be caught by a blow from ...

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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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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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