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Pacquiao announces Matthysse fight, but doubts emerge

Manny Pacquiao announced a world title fight against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia, but doubts quickly emerged over the self-promoted bout on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/9 22:18:39

Pacquiao eyes next fight in Malaysia in May or June

Philippine boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said his next opponent would be either world champion Lucas Matthysse or Danny Garcia in Malaysia in May or June, after rejecting an undercard offer to face Mike Alvarado.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/6 22:28:40

Wilder rises to 40-0 with 10th-round TKO of Ortiz

American Deontay Wilder recovered from a seventh-round scare to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight title on Saturday and keep intact his record of knocking out every opponent he has faced.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/4 22:18:39

Alvarez, Golovkin promise fireworks in rematch

World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez promised to deliver an explosive sequel to their epic draw on Tuesday as they faced off ahead of their rematch on Monday next week.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/28 22:42:30

Srisaket edges Estrada to retain WBC crown

Thai dynamo Srisaket Sor Rungvisai retained his World Boxing Council (WBC) title by beating challenger Juan Estrada on Saturday, holding on in the later rounds to come out with a close majority decision.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/25 21:43:40

Chinese boxing star Zou Shiming bestowed with top honor by WBC

The World Boxing Council (WBC) bestowed Chinese boxing star Zou Shiming with top honor on Friday, recognizing his accomplishments in the world of boxing.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/25 21:33:54

She's No.1

Chinese fighter Xiong Jingnan celebrates beating Singaporean Tiffany Teo in their One Championship women's strawweight title bout on Saturday in Jakarta, Indonesia. Xiong claimed the inaugural strawweight world title with a technical knockout.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/1/21 21:48:40

Joshua and Parker set for world title clash

Heavyweight boxing moved closer to having an undisputed world champion after it was announced Sunday that Britain's Anthony Joshua and New Zealand's Joseph Parker will meet for a multiple title bout in Cardiff on March 31.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/14 23:03:40

China boxing star Zou fights to save eyesight, career

China's two-time Olympic boxing champion Zou Shiming on Friday came out fighting from severe eye problems that look likely to end his career, declaring defiantly: "I'm still me."
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/12 23:43:40

Unbeaten Saunders dominates Lemieux

Unbeaten Billy Joe Saunders threw down the gauntlet to four-belt champion Gennady Golovkin with a systematic dismantling of David Lemieux in his North American professional boxing debut on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/17 23:08:40

British boxing authority to review Fury licence in January

Tyson Fury could have his boxing licence reinstated when the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) meets next month, a move that would allow the controversial fighter to make a ­dramatic return to the ring.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/13 22:43:40

Vasyl Lomachenko retains title

Vasyl Lomachenko continued his meteoric rise up the boxing ladder, retaining his WBO junior lightweight title on Saturday night after challenger Guillermo Rigondeaux quit on his stool after six rounds.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/10 22:13:39

Miguel Cotto bows out

Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto goes out a warrior, but not a winner, after dropping a unanimous 12-round decision on Saturday to Sadam Ali in a world title fight he vowed would be his last.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/12/3 22:43:39

Charr crowned world heavyweight champion

Just two years after being shot, Manuel Charr has ended Germany's 85-year wait for a world heavyweight champion and dedicated his victory over Alexander Ustinov to his adopted home country.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/26 23:38:40

Fastest world title KO

Zolani Tete took just 11 seconds to record the fastest knockout in world championship fight history in Belfast on Saturday night.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/19 22:43:40

Beterbiev KO's Koelling in 12th round to grab IBF title

Russian boxer Artur Beterbiev claimed his first world title belt on Saturday with a 12th-round knockout of Enrico Koelling in a battle for the vacant IBF light heavyweight crown.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/12 23:03:39

Wilder KO's Stiverne

Undefeated champion Deontay Wilder destroyed Bermane Stiverne by knocking out the out-of-shape challenger with one second left in the opening round to retain his WBC heavyweight championship on Saturday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/5 22:18:39

Rio Ferdinand launches bid to become pro in the ring

Former England football captain Rio Ferdinand confirmed Tuesday he will train to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/19 22:53:39