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Boxing legend 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dead at 55

Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and four-weight world champion Pernell Whitaker has died after a traffic accident in Virginia, police confirmed on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/16 18:38:40

Roach eager for 'Century' rematch

Trainer Freddie Roach said on Wednesday he hopes Manny Pacquiao can set up a rematch with Floyd Mayweather after the Filipino legend takes care of business against Keith Thurman in Las Vegas this month.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/11 19:28:40

Thurman has appetite for destruction of 'legend' Pacquiao

Keith Thurman warned Tuesday he is targeting the destruction of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao when the two welterweights face off in Las Vegas later this month.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/10 22:23:40

A victorious night for Chinese fighters in Shanghai

All five Chinese fighters scored victories in their bouts at the ONE Championship: Legendary Quest on Saturday night in Shanghai.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/6/16 6:34:36

Golovkin brutally knocks out Rolls

Former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin turned back the clock on Saturday night with a sensational fourth-round knockout of Steve Rolls in their super middleweight fight at Madison Square Garden.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/9 21:53:39

Ruiz shocks Joshua

Anthony Joshua's bid to make a splash in his US debut ended in misery for the three-belt heavyweight world champion with a stunning loss to underdog Andy Ruiz at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/2 17:58:39

Yes, Xu Can! Chinese boxer aiming high

Chinese boxer Xu Can defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight world title on Sunday night, defeating Japan's Shun Kubo with a six-round technical knockout in his hometown of Fuzhou in East China's Jiangxi Province.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/5/29 17:38:40

Xu Can defends WBA title in TKO victory

Chinese boxer Xu Can succeeded in defending his World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight title after defeating challenger Shun Kubo of Japan by technical knockout (TKO) at Xu's hometown on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/5/27 1:18:14

Wilder retains title with brutal 1st-round KO

Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/19 19:23:40

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