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CCTV Chinese Lunar New Year Cup to be held in Macao

The fifth CCTV Chinese Lunar New Year Cup boxing competition, sanctioned by global boxing body IBF, is set to kick off in Macao on January 29, organizers said Saturday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/1/21 23:38:39

Hopkins bows out with KO loss

Former world champion Bernard Hopkins' long and illustrious career ended in a brutal ­defeat when the 51-year-old light heavyweight was knocked out of the ring in the eighth round of his final fight in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/12/18 23:28:40

Khan, Brook in talks for bout

British boxing stars Kell Brook and Amir Khan "are in talks" to fight each other in May 2017, according to IBF welterweight world champion Brook's promoter Eddie Hearn.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/12/14 23:58:40

Joshua retains world title

Anthony Joshua paved the way for a fight against Wladimir Klitschko next year by making quick work of Eric Molina in a third-round win on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/11 23:38:39

Mayweather says he won't fight again: report

Retired unbeaten former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says he has retired for good and has no hunger for a ring return, adding he has too much fun traveling the world.
Soure:AFP: 2016/11/19 0:13:39

Filipino boxer Pacquiao reclaims WBO title

Filipino star boxer Manny Pacquiao reclaimed the World Boxing Organization welterweight title for the third time with a unanimous decision victory over former champion Jesse Vargas here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/11/6 20:17:41

Zou to debut in Vegas on 'Pacman' undercard

Two time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shi­ming is grateful to share the billing with Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao as he goes for his first-ever professional boxing crown against a familiar foe in Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym of Thailand.
Soure:AFP: 2016/11/5 0:03:39

Pacquiao not slowing down

Manny Pacquiao says that ­despite a punishing schedule which includes juggling two high-profile jobs in the buildup to his return to the boxing ring, he has still managed to maintain his fire for the sport.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/28 5:03:40

Zou to vie for world title

China's boxing star Zou Shiming will face Prasitsak Papoem for the vacant WBO world flyweight title on November 5.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/10/27 0:43:39

Fury's boxing license suspended

British heavyweight Tyson Fury has had his boxing license suspended, hours after he announced he was relinquishing his two world titles to focus on his mental health.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/10/13 23:23:39

Alvarez knocks out Smith

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez knocked out previously unbeaten Liam “Beefy” Smith in the ninth round on Saturday to regain a share of the super welterweight world title before more than 51,000 at AT&T Stadium in Texas.
Soure:AFP: 2016/9/19 0:23:39

AIBA denies bid to take over the sport

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Monday denied accusations it is trying to take over the sport, following a controversial decision to let professional boxers fight at the Rio Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/26 0:18:00

Crawford beats Postol in Vegas

Unbeaten Terence Crawford punched his way to a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over Viktor Postol on Saturday to unify the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Council (WBC) junior welterweight world titles.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/25 0:50:17

Wilder stops Arreola to retain WBC world title

Deontay Wilder shook off injury to retain his World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight world title on Saturday as bloodied challenger Chris Arreola failed to answer the bell for the ninth round.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/18 7:25:18

Pac-Man to 'come back'

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao plans to come out of retirement to fight, his promoter said, though the boxer said no fight has yet been set.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/14 0:11:59

China to launch professional boxing league in September

A brand-new Chinese professional boxing league will be launched in September, the organizers IBCA announced here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/13 17:58:32

Emotional farewell to Ali

Thousands of people from the worlds of sports, entertainment, politics and Muhammad Ali's native Louisville bid farewell Friday to the boxing legend eulogized by Bill Clinton as a "universal soldier for our common humanity."
Soure:AFP: 2016/6/12 7:26:55

China's boxer Zou Shiming to accumulate for pro title in first US bout

China's two-time Olympic champion Zou Shiming will take on a young Hungarian boxer on Saturday at the Madison Square Garden in New York.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/6/9 10:59:03