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Family invites world to Ali's funeral

The world is invited to the funeral of Muhammad Ali in his hometown on Friday, where the boxing legend's life will be celebrated with a public funeral procession and memorial service, a family spokesman said.
Soure:AFP: 2016/6/6 7:16:57

Professional boxers allowed to compete in Rio Olympics

Professional boxers will compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games after the international boxing association AIBA approved a constitutional change on Wednesday, its president said.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/6/2 7:03:41

Xiong falls in title challenge, Casimero stuns Ruenroeng in Beijing

China's Xiong Chaozhong failed to overcome a late rally by Jose Jimenez of Colombia in the IBF Mini Flyweight World Championship Eliminator on Wednesday, ending his hopes of challenging for the world title.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/5/26 0:46:59

IBF China, LeSports ink PPV deal in Beijing

The International Boxing Federation's (IBF) China branch signed a five-year online broadcasting deal with LeSports on Monday, as the IBF holds its convention this week in Beijing.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/5/24 0:16:13

Aussie heavyweight boxer stripped of title after second positive drug test

Australian heavyweight boxing world champion Lucas Browne has on Friday had his World Boxing Association (WBA) title stripped after a "B sample" drug test also returned a positive result for the illicit substance clenbuterol.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/5/13 13:34:44

Mike Tyson coming to China to promote boxing

Boxing legend Michael Gerard Mike Tyson will come to China to promote boxing on May 23, according to International Boxing Federation (IBF).
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/5/10 11:01:28

Golovkin destroys Wade in LA

World middleweight champion ­Gennady Golovkin confirmed his status as the most devastating finisher in boxing in Los Angeles on Saturday, demolishing American challenger Dominic Wade inside two rounds to score his 22nd consecutive knockout. The 34-year-old Kazakh star is aiming to become the biggest draw in boxing following the retirements in the past year of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, and Saturday's spectacular win only enhances his box office appeal.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/4/24 23:53:01

Blackwell ready to retire

Nick Blackwell appeared to rule out resuming his professional boxing career on Tuesday, despite making progress since collapsing shortly after his defeat to Chris Eubank Jr on March 27.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/4/19 23:38:02

Pacquiao wins farewell fight

Manny Pacquiao admitted he was “50-50” about retirement after bidding farewell to boxing on Saturday with a vintage performance to defeat longtime rival Tim Bradley.
Soure:AFP: 2016/4/10 22:42:20

Pacquiao eyes legacy

Manny Pacquiao's 21-year boxing odyssey will draw to a close in Las Vegas on Saturday with the Filipino icon aiming to cement his legacy as one of the greatest fighters in history with a decisive farewell victory over Tim Bradley.
Soure:AFP: 2016/4/9 11:33:18

Fury-Klitschko rematch set for July

Tyson Fury will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) heavyweight titles in a rematch against Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester on July 9, the British boxer's trainer and uncle Peter Fury announced Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/4/9 0:13:01

Xiong eyes reclaiming world mini flyweight title at IBF convention in Beijing

China's former world boxing champion Xiong Chaozhong vowed to take a world title this year as he prepares to stage a bout in May to decide whether he can challenge the world title holder.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/3/29 23:23:01

Pacquiao may delay retirement

Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum believes Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao may reconsider retirement after his final fight against Timothy Bradley, and declared Wednesday he would “love” to see a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
Soure:AFP: 2016/1/27 23:33:01

Indonesian boxer Yordan to defend crown against Japanese Kato

Indonesia's IBO lightweight champion Daud Yordan is to face Japanese challenger Yoshitaka Kato in Jakarta on Feb. 5, promoter said here on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/12/15 7:14:41

Tyson Fury crowned world champion

Underdog Tyson Fury caused a huge boxing upset on Saturday, stunning Wladimir Klitschko with a points victory to snatch the champion's four titles and become the first Briton to hold a world heavyweight crown since 2011.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/11/30 7:17:48

Fury must prove he's no joker

Tyson Fury faces the acid test of his boasts that he will end Wladimir Klitschko's four-year reign as undisputed world heavyweight champion when the pair clash in Duesseldorf on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/11/28 0:30:12

Haye announces comeback fight

Britain's former World Boxing Association world heavyweight champion David Haye will make his comeback after three years against Australian Mark de Mori on January 16 in London, he announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/11/24 22:53:02

Alvarez outpoints Cotto

Mexico's Saul “Canelo” Alvarez captured the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/11/22 23:53:02