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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

Stiverne, Arreola meet in rare US showdown

Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola will square off in a rematch for the vacant World Boxing Council belt when they meet Saturday in the first heavyweight championship bout on US soil since 2009.
Soure:AFP: 2014/5/9 23:58:01

Klitsachko to fight Pulev

Undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been ordered to defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) title against unbeaten Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev, the latter’s promoter said Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/9 0:18:01

Cuba's Domadores tipped to advance to WSB final

Cuba will look to beat Russia Friday in the second leg of the semifinals of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/2 9:14:44

Martinez retains title

Spain’s Kiko Martinez retained his International Boxing Federation super-bantamweight title on Wednesday by beating Japan’s challenger ­Hozumi Hasegawa on a technical knockout in Osaka, Japan.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/4/23 23:43:10

Cuba gets closer to professional boxing

Cuba will permit its boxers to participate in the 4th World Series of Boxing (WSB) to be held from November 15 until May, 2014, allowing them to earn some profits without losing their amateur condition, Alberto Puig, president of the island' s national federation, said Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:07:06

Miyazaki KO’s challenger, retains WBA minimum title

Japan’s Ryo Miyazaki stopped Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde by technical knockout to retain his World Boxing Association minimumweight title in Osaka on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:06:57

Taiwan’s Wu joins IOC race, vows to fight doping

Taiwan boxing chief Wu Ching-kuo vowed Thursday to fight doping and match-fixing as he announced his bid to run for the presidency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:06:46