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Sydney boxer Davey Browne Jr dies in hospital after title fight

Davey Browne Jr died from injuries sustained in a fight with Carlo Magali. Photograph: Facebook

A 28-year-old boxer has died of the injuries he sustained last week after competing in a boxing title fight in south-western Sydney. Davey Browne Jr was knocked out by Carlo Magali of the Philippines in the last 30 seconds in the final round of a 12-round contest at the Ingleburn RSL club on Friday. The men were competing for the ...

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Floyd Mayweather denies breaking drug guidelines over IV use

Mayweather vs Pacquaio (Image credit: Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather has denied he broke any rules by having an infusion of saline and vitamins on the eve of his super-fight with Manny Pacquiao. A report claims  Mayweather was given an IV drip ahead of the 2 May bout and had received favourable treatment from the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada). Usada countered in a statement that the report was ...

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Santa Cruz Wins the Battle of LA

Leo Santa Cruz outlasted Abner Mares in a barnburner of a fight Saturday night. Photograph: Jayne Kamin (Image credit: Oncea/USA Today Sports)

A crowd of 13,109 packed the Staples Center on a hot summer night in Los Angeles to see the highly anticipated featherweight clash between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares. The fight headlined a very entertaining PBC on ESPN card and would more than live up to its “Battle of LA” billing. Mares entered the ring first to a mixture ...

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Azumah Nelson gets GUBA Sporting Legend Award

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Former WBC featherweight champion Azumah Nelson was given the GUBA Sporting Legend Award at an awards ceremony held in London. The award was in recognition of Nelson’s outstanding boxing career that run from 1978 to 1998. Nelson won the featherweight title in 1984 and held it for three years. He moved up to the Super Featherweight division in 1988 and ...

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Maidana stops Khan, Porter and Berto, Robert Garcia says

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Trainer Robert Garcia thinks that #3 WBA, #3 WBC Marcos Maidana (35-5, 31 KOs) would KO Amir Khan, Andre Berto and Shawn Porter if he could get a fight against any of those guys. Garcia would like to see Maidana fight one or all of them if he could because he thinks they would be a good match-up for him. ...

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Ga Mashie to get a boxing gym- Sports Minister

Sports Ministry Dr. Mustapha Ahmed

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed has given assurances that a modern day gymnasium will soon be constructed for the Ga Mashie area to help in the development of boxing talents there. Areas in Ga Mashie such as Bukom have been the hub of boxing in Ghana and many of the nation’s world champions were groomed ...

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Miguel Cotto beats Daniel Geale to retain WBC middleweight crown

Cotto (blue gloves) in the ring against Gale (Image credit: Getty Images)

Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto retained his World Boxing Council middleweight world title with a fourth-round victory over Daniel Geale. He knocked down the Australian twice in the fourth round before referee Harvey Dock stopped the bout in New York. The 34-year-old Cotto dominated from the start on Saturday, despite not fighting for 364 days since claiming the belt by beating ...

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Joseph Agbeko: Patience was key against Rubillar

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Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko says caution in his approach in the bout against Juanito Rubillar helped him win in their super bantamweight bout in Texas on Saturday. The former world champion was fighting for the first time in 17 months but he showed good form to clinch the victory even though he told Citi Sports in an interview on the ...

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Commey stops Mamadjonov to win IBF Intercontinental title

Commey and his manager, Amoo-Bediako joined by famous Americab rapper, 50 Cent in the ring after the fight (Image credit: Allsport)

Richard Oblitey Commey is the new IBF intercontinental lightweight champion after stopping Uzbekistan boxer, Bahodir Mamadjonov in their scheduled 10-rounder in Las Vegas on Friday night. Commey who improves to 22-0, 20 KOs dominated his opponent throughout and sent Mamadjonov crashing to the canvas in round 7 even though he did beat the referee’s count to end the round. But ...

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Carl Froch could face Gennady Golovkin in possible farewell bout

Carl Froch: Will he take on knockout king Gennady Golovkin

Carl Froch could take on middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in a potential farewell fight, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. Froch recently gave up his WBA super-middleweight belt and hinted at retirement, but Golovkin’s camp say their fighter will move up to 168lbs to take the Nottingham fighter on. Golovkin, who boasts a perfect 33-0 record with 30 of those wins ...

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