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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

Tensions brewing around Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

Tensions appeared to be rising around the long awaited welterweight world title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, with the fighters' camps reportedly at odds over a proposed doping penalty.
Soure:AFP: 2015/3/21 0:43:01

Kovalev stops Pascal to retain world titles

Sergey Kovalev stopped former champion Jean Pascal in the eighth round on Saturday to retain his trio of light heavyweight world titles.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/3/15 23:54:02

Zou confident of ‘dream’ world title

China's Zou Shiming declared Friday that he would achieve his "dream" of becoming world champion against Amnat Ruenroeng, predicting that the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight bout in Macao would be a "great show."
Soure:AFP: 2015/3/6 23:23:01

China's Li Qian wins women's 75kg at Strandja int'l boxing tournament

Chinese boxer Li Qian won the gold medal in the women's 75kg category Saturday at the 66th edition of "Strandja", the oldest international boxing tournament in Europe.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/3/1 9:46:35

Chinese Xiong takes back WBC title

Xiong Chaozhong (L) of China competes during a WBC minimumweight title match against Hiroya Yamamoto of Japan in Wenshan, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 22, 2015. Xiong Chaozhong claimed the title.Photo:Xinhua
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/2/23 10:03:13

Pacquiao fight not set yet: Mayweather

Unbeaten fighter Floyd Mayweather said on Sunday that ­neither he nor Manny Pacquiao have signed a deal for a May mega-fight, but he still hopes to get into the ring with the Filipino icon.
Soure:AFP: 2015/2/17 0:03:36

World Series of Boxing: Zhou Di beats Said

Zhou Di (R) of China fights against Harnouf Said of Morocco during their men's 75kg match at the World Series of Boxing (WSB), in Sanya, South China's Hainan Province, February 13, 2015. China won with 4-1 in total. (Xinhua/Guo Cheng)
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/2/14 10:23:15

Caballero calls off fight

Reigning International Boxing Federation bantamweight champion Randy Caballero called off his scheduled title defense on Tuesday after suffering an ankle injury during training camp.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/2/11 23:23:02

Froch relinquishes IBF title

Carl Froch has relinquished his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight belt as the Briton ­recovers from the elbow injury that forced him to miss out on a fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/2/3 23:18:01

Zou gets world title shot

China’s double Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming will get his first professional world title shot against International Boxing Federation flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand in Macao in March, it was announced Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/12/17 23:23:02

‘Better than ever’ Khan vows to destroy Alexander

British boxer Amir Khan is desperate to make up for lost time when he finally steps into the ring on Saturday in Las Vegas to face the American southpaw Devon Alexander.
Soure:AFP: 2014/12/13 10:39:33

Pacquiao retains WBO crown

Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macao on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/11/23 23:13:01

Klitschko ‘improving’ with age: brother

Undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is currently unbeatable and improving with age, according to his brother Vitali, after Wladimir knocked out Kubrat Pulev to earn the 17th defense of his world titles.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/11/16 22:33:02

Fate twists Rumble legacies

In a reversal of roles, the outspoken Muhammad Ali won the "Rumble In The Jungle" 40 years ago but has become a stricken, silent icon, while brooding slugger George Foreman has turned into an outgoing tycoon.
Soure:AFP: 2014/10/31 9:10:01

Golovkin KOs Rubio in round 2

World Boxing Association middleweight world champion Gennady ­Golovkin stopped Mexico's Marco Antonio Rubio in the second round on Saturday (US time) in Los Angeles, California to keep his title, taking his 18th consecutive knockout triumph in emphatic fashion.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/10/20 0:03:01