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Panamanian Luis Concepcion wins WBC championship

Panamanian Luis "El Nica" Concepcion defeated Argentine Nestor Narvaez by unanimous decision in the the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight championship bout held early Sunday morning in Panama City.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:06:27

Cubans prepare for major boxing events

A group of Cuban boxers have intensified their training for AIBA (International Boxing Association) World Championships and the World Series of Boxing (WSB), the coach on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:06:06

Canada's boxer Stevenson wins world light-heavyweight title

Adonis Stevenson of Canada beat former world champion Tavoris Cloud of the United States after seven rounds to win the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:05:57

Changes in Cuban boxing team for World Amateur Boxing Championships

Cuban boxer world champion Lazaro Alvarez passed from the 56 to the 60-kg category, which is the most significant change in Cuba's boxing team for the 2013 AIBA (International Boxing Association) World Amateur Boxing Championships to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from Oct. 14 to 27.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:05:48

Zou Shiming takes on Juan Tozcano in Macao

The eyes of the boxing world will be on Macao this weekend as Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao gets back in the ring to battle Mexican-American Brandon Rios. 2014/4/23 18:05:34

Fight like a man: Life of boxing girls in Yunnan

Women's boxing gets less attention in China, because some people think boxing is a sport for men. But a group of post-1990s women from a boxing team in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province has a different opinion. They want to show their talent, determination and tenacity and they want to fight to win, just like a man does.
Soure:People's Daily Online: 2014/4/23 18:05:16

Australian boxer Mundine wins WBA title fight

Australian boxer Anthony Mundine scored a sixth-round technical knockout win over American superstar Shane Mosley in Wednesday's World Boxing Association (WBA) international super welterweight title fight at the Sydney Super Dome, local media reported.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:05:07

Cuba to face tough boxing world series bout against Russia

Cuban boxers are preparing to face the strong Russian team on Dec. 6 at Havana's Sport City Coliseum, following two victories from its debut in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:04:58

Cuban national boxing commissioner appointed as AIBA executive

The Cuban Boxing Federation president, Alberto Puig, was appointed member of the Executive Committee of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), as announced here Thursday in a press conference.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:04:46

Cuba to host first professional boxing match in 52 years

The match scheduled in Havana Friday night between Cuba and Russia, both world boxing powers, as part of the World Boxing Series (WSB), will be the first professional one, marking a discreet return of professionalism to the island after 52 years of its abolition.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:04:35

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