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Crawford beats Postol in Vegas

Unbeaten Terence Crawford punched his way to a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over Viktor Postol on Saturday to unify the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Council (WBC) junior welterweight world titles.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/25 0:50:17

Wilder stops Arreola to retain WBC world title

Deontay Wilder shook off injury to retain his World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight world title on Saturday as bloodied challenger Chris Arreola failed to answer the bell for the ninth round.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/18 7:25:18

Pac-Man to 'come back'

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao plans to come out of retirement to fight, his promoter said, though the boxer said no fight has yet been set.
Soure:AFP: 2016/7/14 0:11:59

China to launch professional boxing league in September

A brand-new Chinese professional boxing league will be launched in September, the organizers IBCA announced here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/13 17:58:32

Emotional farewell to Ali

Thousands of people from the worlds of sports, entertainment, politics and Muhammad Ali's native Louisville bid farewell Friday to the boxing legend eulogized by Bill Clinton as a "universal soldier for our common humanity."
Soure:AFP: 2016/6/12 7:26:55

China's boxer Zou Shiming to accumulate for pro title in first US bout

China's two-time Olympic champion Zou Shiming will take on a young Hungarian boxer on Saturday at the Madison Square Garden in New York.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/6/9 10:59:03

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