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Pacquiao may delay retirement

Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum believes Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao may reconsider retirement after his final fight against Timothy Bradley, and declared Wednesday he would “love” to see a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
Soure:AFP: 2016/1/27 23:33:01

Indonesian boxer Yordan to defend crown against Japanese Kato

Indonesia's IBO lightweight champion Daud Yordan is to face Japanese challenger Yoshitaka Kato in Jakarta on Feb. 5, promoter said here on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/12/15 7:14:41

Tyson Fury crowned world champion

Underdog Tyson Fury caused a huge boxing upset on Saturday, stunning Wladimir Klitschko with a points victory to snatch the champion’s four titles and become the first Briton to hold a world heavyweight crown since 2011.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/11/30 7:17:48

Fury must prove he’s no joker

Tyson Fury faces the acid test of his boasts that he will end Wladimir Klitschko's four-year reign as undisputed world heavyweight champion when the pair clash in Duesseldorf on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/11/28 0:30:12

Haye announces comeback fight

Britain’s former World Boxing Association world heavyweight champion David Haye will make his comeback after three years against Australian Mark de Mori on January 16 in London, he announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/11/24 22:53:02

Alvarez outpoints Cotto

Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez captured the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/11/22 23:53:02

Hamburg to hold worlds

The German city of Hamburg will host the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships, it was announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/10/13 22:43:02

Manny Pacquiao to retire next year

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao announced Wednesday he would likely retire next year after one last fight so he could focus on a career in politics, hopefully as a senator.
Soure:AFP: 2015/10/8 0:03:02

Klitschko postpones fight

Boxing heavyweight champion ­Vladimir Klitschko has postponed his title fight next month against Briton Tyson Fury following a tendon injury in training, he said on Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/26 1:13:01

China gets boxing boost, grassroots devt

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has chosen Beijing as the site of its annual convention next year, the boxing body said Monday.
Soure:Global Times: 2015/9/22 7:19:56

Mayweather beats Berto in farewell

Floyd Mayweather Jr cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats with a unanimous decision over fellow American Andre Berto on Saturday in what he has repeatedly said would be the final fight of his career.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/14 0:38:14

Pacquiao demands Mayweather penalty

Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao called for punishment and a rematch on Friday after his fierce rival Floyd Mayweather was accused of violating anti-doping rules in the buildup to their mega-fight in May.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/12 0:02:07

More fights for Pacquiao

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao hinted he has several more fights left in him after his American promoter said he will likely retire next year.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/9/6 23:03:01

Venezuela, Colombia winners in second day of WBA Continental Championships

Boxers from Venezuela and Colombia became winners on Tuesday in the second day of WBA (World Boxing Association) Continental Championship held in Venezuela's state of Vargas (center-north), local media reported.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/8/19 11:13:26

Nigerian boxing coach predicts four gold medals in AAG

Nigeria's boxing coach Tony Konyegwachie has said the boxers for the 11th All Africa Games (AAG) will strive to win at least four gold medals.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/8/17 10:04:16

Unbeaten Mayweather names Berto as September foe

Unbeaten welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather will try to match the iconic 49-0 career record of Rocky Marciano against fellow American Andre Berto on September 12, promoters announced Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/8/5 23:42:05

Kovalev KOs Mohammedi to retain titles

Sergey Kovalev knocked out Nadjib Mohammedi in the third round of their light heavyweight title bout on Saturday, barely breaking a sweat in his first appearance as a headline fighter in Las Vegas.
Soure:AFP: 2015/7/26 23:28:02

Yang sets sights on capturing world title

Dalian-born boxer “IK” Yang Lianhui steps into the ring Saturday aiming to claim the International Boxing Federation Junior Welterweight title, saying it’s more than just the belt at stake. He said he wants his efforts to serve as an inspiration to a new generation of Chinese fighters.
Soure:Global Times: 2015/7/16 23:33:01