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Rio Ferdinand launches bid to become pro in the ring

Former England football captain Rio Ferdinand confirmed Tuesday he will train to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/19 22:53:39

Golovkin retains titles

Gennady Golovkin retained his three world middleweight titles on Saturday, fighting to a draw with Mexican star Canelo Alvarez in a showdown for middleweight supremacy that lived up to the hype.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/17 19:28:39

Boxing umpires suspended following judging controversy at National Games

Judges who officiated in the boxing competitions of the 13th Chinese National Games have been suspended over judging controversies, the sport's national governing body announced on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/9/7 16:37:53

Fifty and out as Mayweather stops brave McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Jr outclassed Conor McGregor to win their money-spinning superfight by technical knockout in Las Vegas on Saturday, securing his place in boxing history to head into retirement with a record 50th straight victory.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/27 23:18:39

Mayweather, McGregor face off in Las Vegas

Hype will collide with reality on Saturday in Las Vegas as boxing legend Floyd Mayweather takes on mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor in a battle of combat sport kings tipped to be the richest fight in history.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/25 23:03:39

Crawford KOs Indongo to unify titles

American Terence Crawford became the first undisputed boxing champion in over a decade by knocking out previously unbeaten Julius Indongo in the third round of their super lightweight fight on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/20 22:23:39

Filipino fighters at risk in brain scan scam

A total of 150 professional boxers in the Philippines have been banned for falsifying brain scan results aimed at detecting serious head injuries in the sport, regulators said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/15 22:28:40

Highlights of ONE Championship Lightweight match in Macao

Timofey Nastyukhin(L) of Russia competes during the Lightweight match against Koji Ando of Japan at ONE:Kings and Conquerors Championship in Macao, China, on Aug. 5, 2017.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/8/6 9:31:15

Klitschko hangs up gloves

Ukraine's former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain's Anthony Joshua.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/3 22:38:39

Zou stunned in title defense

China's boxing star Zou Shi­ming failed to weather the fist storm from Sho Kimura of Japan on Friday in Shanghai, losing the WBO flyweight world title.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/7/28 23:58:39

China's Zou ready to defend title

Chinese boxing star Zou Shi­ming is confident of his WBO flyweight title defense as he faces Japanese challenger Sho Kimura at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on Friday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/7/27 23:43:39

Mayweather, McGregor take trash talk tour to New York

Floyd Mayweather was on the attack on Thursday, branding Conor McGregor a quitter as the four-stop tour hyping their cross-combat super fight hit New York.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/14 21:23:39

Before Mayweather-McGregor ... Ali vs Inoki

There are many in the boxing world who are appalled by the prospect of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor climbing into a ring next month. Bob Arum is, emphatically, not one of them.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/14 5:03:40

Trainer to urge Pacquiao to quit

Manny Pacquiao's trainer advised the Filipino legend to quit boxing Monday after his sensational defeat to unheralded Australian Jeff Horn.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/4 0:01:40

Horn stuns Pacquiao

Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown with a unanimous points decision in Brisbane on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/2 23:58:39

Pacquiao looks beyond Horn

Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao faces unheralded Australian challenger Jeff Horn in Sunday's world welterweight title fight in Brisbane in pursuit of a dream rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/1 0:23:39

IBF to launch Silk Road event

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) announced Friday it is set to establish its IBF Belt and Road (B&R) Region and launch of the IBF Silk Road Champions tournament.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/5/26 23:53:39

Tyson Fury claims fight with Joshua set for April 2018

Tyson Fury has claimed that London's Wembley Stadium has already been booked for a heavyweight super-fight between himself and fellow Briton Anthony Joshua in April next year.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/8 23:03:40