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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

Alvarez quits Dec bout

Mexican fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has pulled out of a planned December 6 fight against Joshua Clottey to recover from a nagging ankle injury, Golden Boy Promotions said Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/10/7 23:20:28

Mayweather should stop blabbing and fight: Pacquiao

Philippine boxing superstar ­Manny Pacquiao threw down a fresh ­challenge to Floyd Mayweather on Thursday, daring the US world champion to "fight me" instead of setting terms that could torpedo the dream bout.
Soure:AFP: 2014/9/18 23:18:03

Tweaked game plan leads to rematch win

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather scoffed at claims he is showing signs of aging, saying he's kept his perfect record intact because of his ability to make mid-fight adjustments.
Soure:AFP: 2014/9/14 23:52:55

Pacquiao to train future China world champs

Philippines sports legend Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he is to open a Chinese government-backed chain of boxing academies across China to train potential future world champions.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/8/28 1:13:02

World boxing champ Pacquiao wins round in bruising Philippine tax fight

Philippine world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has won a Supreme Court reprieve in his battle to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in extra taxes, authorities said Thursday.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/8/22 0:28:02

Britain's Brook clinches IBF welterweight title after beating American Porter

England's Kell Brook stretched his perfect record to 33 straight wins by beating Shawn Porter by a majority decision in Los Angeles on Saturday (US time) to capture the International Boxing Federation's (IBF) world welterweight title.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/8/18 1:03:01

Golovkin retains WBA title

Unbeaten Kazakh star Gennady ­Golovkin stopped Australian Daniel Geale in three brutal rounds on Saturday (US time) at Madison Square Garden in New York City to retain his World Boxing Association (WBC) middleweight world title.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/7/27 23:33:01

Myanmar-Thailand boxing event to be held in Yangon

Myanmar-Thailand Mega Boxing will be held at Theinbyu gymnasium in Yangon on Sunday, organizers said on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/7/2 15:53:50

Title from 3rd pro fight

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko won a world title in just his third pro fight in Los Angeles on Saturday (US time) with an impressive majority decision over Gary Russell.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/22 23:43:05

China attends Cordova Cardin tournament in Cuba

Fourteen fighters represent China in the 44th International Boxing Tournament "Giraldo Cordova Cardin", which kicks off Wednesday at the Coliseum of Havana's Sport City.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/6/12 13:24:19

WBC title for Cotto

Miguel Cotto battered Sergio Martinez for nine rounds on Saturday (US time) in New York City, his technical knockout triumph giving him the World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight title to make him Puerto Rico's first four-division champion.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/9 0:13:10

Heavy hopes

Having claimed the WBF Asia Pacific Champion, WBA Asian Champion, and WBO Champion of China after turning pro in 2012, Zhang, dubbed the "Dragon King," said he wants to prove to others that a man from China can win the prestigious heavyweight world champion title.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/5/23 23:54:48

China sends largest delegation to boxing tournaments in Cuba

Boxers from 10 countries and regions plus the hosting island will participate at the tournaments Giraldo Cordova Cardin and Roberto Balado, scheduled here from June 11 to 21, the National Commission of the discipline announced Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/23 9:59:52

Stiverne captures WBC title

Bermane Stiverne claimed the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title in Los Angeles on Saturday, stopping Chris Arreola in the sixth round to return the prestigious title to a North American fighter.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/11 23:43:01