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Former world champion John retires after defeat

Indonesian boxing star Chris John said Friday he was retiring two weeks after being dethroned as the world featherweight champion in his first ever loss in an astonishing career.
Soure:AFP: 2014/4/23 18:04:14

US boxer plans to settle in Russia permanently, obtain citizenship

Former world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. is going to obtain Russian citizenship "in the very near future," his promoter Vlad Hrunov said Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:03:31

Australian boxer Mundine to fight former champion Clottey

Australian boxer Anthony Mundine will fight former IBF (International Boxing Federation) welterweight world champion Joshua Clottey in April in Newcastle on the coast of New South Wales, local media reported on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:03:19

Heavyweight boxer Zhang sets sights on world champion

Two years after turning professional in the World Boxing Organization, Chinese heavyweight boxer Zhang Junlong is aiming high in 2014.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:03:07

Boxing's future in China still uncertain despite Macao wins

It turns out it's not so easy to crack the Chinese market ­after all.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:02:42

Pakistan gears up for World Amateur Boxing Championship

Pakistan has been gearing up to feature in the upcoming the World Amateur Boxing Championships scheduled to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from Oct. 17 to 27, officials said.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:33:33

Chinese boxer tested positive during National Games preliminaries

A male boxer from the Yunnan delegation had been tested positive during the preliminary stage of the 12th Chinese National Games, the organizers announced in a press conference on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/15 15:33:05

Masterful Mayweather remains unbeaten

Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather stretched his unbeaten string to 45 straight fights with a 12-round majority decision over Mexican champ Saul Alvarez on Saturday.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/15 15:32:43

Boxer apologizes for mocking

Boxer Floyd Mayweather has been forced to apologize for an Instagram photo and caption that mocked former world champ and promoter Oscar de la Hoya's substance-abuse problem.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/15 15:32:16

Pacquiao avenges defeat to Bradley

Manny Pacquiao scored a unanimous decision win over Timothy Bradley to regain the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title on Saturday (US time) and avenge a highly controversial loss to the American in June 2012.
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2014/4/14 0:13:01