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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

Lomachenko overpowers Linares in NYC

Vasyl Lomachenko stopped Jorge Linares in the 10th round on Saturday to claim the WBA lightweight world title and a slice of boxing history at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/13 22:13:41

Ready to rumble

Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao (center left) poses for photographs with Argentina's Lucas Matthysse after a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, ahead of their world welterweight boxing championship bout in July. Pacquiao insisted Friday that his advancing years were no barrier to success as he gears up for a showdown against world champion Lucas.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/20 23:18:40

Aussie boxer wins bronze even after losing only fight

Australian flyweight Taylah Robertson won boxing bronze on Friday at the Commonwealth Games - despite losing her one and only bout.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/13 22:38:40

Joshua calls out Wilder after breezing past Parker

Anthony Joshua called for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder, saying it was “not time to sit back and enjoy the ride,” after beating Joseph Parker in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/1 22:08:41

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