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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

Former world champion Froch announces retirement

Carl Froch, the British four-time world super-middleweight champion, announced his retirement from boxing on Tuesday at the age of 38.
Soure:AFP: 2015/7/15 9:36:30

Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight belt

American boxer Floyd Mayweather was Monday stripped by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) of the welterweight world title he won by beating Manny Pacquiao two months ago.
Soure:AFP: 2015/7/8 1:04:48

Headache

Latvia's Mihails Pavlovs (left) lands a left jab to the head of Spain's Youba Sissokho Ndiaye during the men's welterweight (69-kilogram) round of 32 bout at the 2015 European Games in Baku on Wednesday. Sissokho Ndiaye rallied to win 3-0.
Soure:AFP: 2015/6/17 22:33:01

Wilder retains WBC title

Deontay Wilder dropped Eric Molina three times before knocking him out in the ninth round on Saturday to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title before delighted home fans in Birmingham, Alabama.
Soure:AFP: 2015/6/14 23:13:01

Brook retains IBF title

Kell Brook retained his IBF welterweight title late in London late Saturday when he stopped fellow Englishman Frankie Gavin in six rounds.
Soure:AFP: 2015/5/31 23:53:01

Sturm misses record win

Felix Sturm missed out on becoming the first German to win five world titles after his points defeat to Russia's Fedor Chudinov in Frankfurt on Saturday for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) super middleweight title.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/5/10 23:38:02

Pacquiao surgery a success

Manny Pacquiao underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder on Wednesday, just days after his loss to Floyd Mayweather in the ­so-called Fight of the Century.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/5/7 22:33:01