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Crawford stops Khan to retain welterweight title

American Terence Crawford retained his WBO welterweight title Saturday, stopping Amir Khan in the sixth round when the Englishman was unable to continue because of an accidental low blow.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/21 20:03:40

Iranian cancels return home after arrest warrant issued

Sadaf Khadem, who on Saturday became the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing bout, has canceled her return to Tehran after an arrest warrant was issued for her there, her representative said on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/17 19:38:41

Golovkin to return to ring on June 8 at iconic Madison Square Garden

Former middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin will fight undefeated Canadian Steve Rolls in June as he returns to the ring following his defeat to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez last year, organizers said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/17 19:38:40

Boxing champion Xu confident of title defense

China's boxing world champion Xu Can is confident in defending his title against Shun Kubo of Japan for the WBA featherweight crown.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/17 18:04:42

Chinese Kazak duo ready to restore glory against Japanese

Chinese Kazak boxers are ready for their bouts against Japanese fighters in a Sino-Japanese boxing competition to be held in Shanghai on March 30.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/3/11 19:55:29

Dirrell claims super middleweight belt

Anthony Dirrell captured the vacant World Boxing Council super middleweight world title with a 10-round technical split decision over Turkey's Avni Yildirim Saturday in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Soure:AFP: 2019/2/24 19:08:40

Davis destroys Ruiz to retain WBA title

Gervonta Davis retained his World Boxing Association super featherweight world title with a vicious first-round knockout of former world champion Hugo Ruiz on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/2/10 20:48:40

China's surprise world champ Xu Can confident of rematch

Newly crowned WBA featherweight world champion Xu Can of China said that he is confident for his rematch with Jesus Rojas.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/1/31 20:03:42

China's Xu stuns Rojas to take WBA title

Chinese boxer Xu Can registered a stunning upset of Jesus Rojas with a 12-round unanimous decision victory in a featherweight title fight on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/27 17:03:40

Rumble in the outback

When Fred Brophy bangs a drum on the floodlit stage outside his boxing tent, the large crowd gathered in front of him falls silent in rapt attention.
Soure:AFP: 2018/12/12 21:18:42

Wilder retains crown

Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title after a thrilling split decision draw with Britain's Tyson Fury at Staples Center in Los ­Angeles on Saturday, leaving both fighters talking up a rematch.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/12/2 22:38:39

Thai child fighting culture sparks debate

Thousands of child boxers compete in Thailand's traditional martial art with dreams of belts, glory and prize money - but the death of a 13-year-old has lit up a sensitive debate over whether competitors start too young.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/15 20:53:40

Mayweather to face baby-faced Japan kickboxer

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr said Monday he will come out of retirement to fight a Japanese kickboxer half his age, Tenshin Nasukawa, on New Year's Eve in Saitama.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/5 21:43:40

World heavyweight champion Charr fails drugs test, set to lose WBA belt

World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr has had to call off next week's title defense, and is set to be stripped of his WBA belt, after testing positive for steroids.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/20 22:33:45

Golovkin suffers first loss as Alvares prevails

Gennady Golovkin suffered the first loss of his professional career when Saul "Canelo" Alvares won an epic middleweight world title fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/16 21:53:40

Pacquiao scores KO win

Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years as he stopped WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday - the 39-year-old Filipino icon's first knockout win since 2009.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/15 21:28:39

Rage against 'The Machine': Pacquiao puts career on line

Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao challenges Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse for the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight belt on Sunday knowing defeat could lower the curtain on one of the greatest careers in boxing history.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/13 22:13:41

Philippine boxer Pacquiao says Matthysse bout to be 'basis' for retirement call

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao says the outcome of his July bout against Argentine Lucas Matthysse will likely determine whether he will hang up his gloves after a storied career.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/18 23:18:41