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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

Boxing pulls out of Combat Games over IOC dispute

Boxing on Thursday withdrew from the World Combat Games amid a bitter row between the organizers of the event and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/5/7 22:33:01

Mayweather willing to have rematch with Pacquiao, report

Floyd Mayweather said he was willing to fight Manny Pacquiao again after the Filipino boxer repairs his torn shoulder muscle, an ESPN report said on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/5/6 11:05:38

Pacquiao to undergo surgery

Manny Pacquiao's camp accused the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday of denying them treatment for an injury to his right shoulder which will now require surgery to repair.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/5/5 23:23:36

Mayweather beats Pacquiao in megabout

Floyd Mayweather Jr. cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag.
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2015/5/3 23:20:45

Klitschko out-points Jennings

Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko retained his heavyweight world titles on Saturday with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten American Bryant Jennings.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/4/26 23:03:51

Pacquiao-Mayweather $10 weigh-in ticket

Promoters of the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd ­Mayweather mega fight have taken the unusual step of charging for the weigh-in after a limited number of tickets for the fight were snapped up almost immediately on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/4/24 23:08:02

Mayweather tags him a better fighter than Ali

Floyd Mayweather believes he's a better fighter than Muhammad Ali, the American boxer said earlier this week.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/4/24 18:00:36

Boxer Mayweather set to create record for sportsman's annual pay

Floyd Mayweather's fight against Manny Pacquiao on May 2 will help make the American boxer's 2015 earnings shatter the all-time record for a sportsman's annual pay, Forbes.com said on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/4/3 14:30:40

Russell floors Gonzalez for WBC featherweight title

American Gary Russell dominated Jhonny Gonzalez en route to a fourth-round technical knockout on Saturday to seize the Mexican’s World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight world title.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/3/29 23:34:44

English Harrison retires

Former boxing golden boy Audley Harrison is to retire for the second time in his career due to problems associated with head injuries sustained in the ring, he announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/3/26 23:37:29

Mayweather-Pacquiao revenue over $400m, says promoter Arum

Record-shattering revenue totals for Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming boxing showdown with unbeaten Floyd Mayweather could surpass $400 million, promoter Bob Arum told ESPN in a report on Monday on the sports network’s website.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/3/24 22:48:02