Pacquiao mulls future after title stunner

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 08:54 GMT

Father Time may be undefeated, as the old boxing saying goes, but Manny Pacquiao is not going down without a fight

'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 - 12:44 GMT

Fans in the Philippines roared their approval and rose to their feet Sunday, imitating the punches of Manny Pacquiao, as they declared that their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his stunning victory over American Keith Thurman.

Aya Medany chosen as member of taskforce overseeing boxing at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 12:25 GMT

Medany made her Olympic début at the 2004 Summer Olympics as the youngest competitor both in the Egyptian team and competing in the pentathlon.

Five Olympic Boxing greats

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 - 06:43 GMT

Boxing is fighting for its Olympic future amid serious concerns over the governing body AIBA, threatening the participation of the sport at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Japan promoter says Mayweather bout with kickboxer back on

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 - 04:57 GMT

An unprecedented match-up between boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr and a Japanese kickboxer half his age is back on, according to the Japanese promoter behind the fight.

Ignore Mayweather-Nurmagomedov talk says UFC boss: report

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 03:07 GMT

Floyd Mayweather has not contacted UFC about a boxing match with Khabib Nurmagomedov despite both sides hyping the prospect, UFC president Dana White told ESPN in a website posting Friday.

Garcia overpowers Easter to unify lightweight titles

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 07:00 GMT

American boxer Mikey Garcia unified the WBC and IBF lightweight titles late Saturday by overpowering Robert Easter in a 12-round battle of undefeated champions.

Whyte keeps world title dream alive with gritty win over Parker

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Briton Dillian Whyte's once unlikely dream of a tilt at a world heavyweight title after a violent and troubled childhood moved a step closer on Saturday with a unanimous points win over New Zealand's former world champion Joseph Parker.

Pacquiao, the Philippines hero still king of the ring at 39

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao, who won back the welterweight world title in stunning fashion on Sunday, is idolised by tens of millions in the poverty-afflicted Philippines after rising from the streets to the pinnacle of boxing.

Boxing in danger of being knocked out of next Olympic Games, warns IOC

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 08:30 GMT

Boxing could be knocked out of the next Olympic Games if the International Olympic

Haye's rematch with Bellew to take place in May

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 02:00 GMT

The postponed rematch between David Haye and fellow Briton Tony Bellew has been scheduled for May 5 at the O2 Arena in London, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.

Noor Daoud: Never give up

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 05:07 GMT

Palestinian drift racing star Noor Daoud has spent her adult life breaking down barriers in the world of sport and she is only getting started.

Olympic boxing champion André Ward retired

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 05:30 GMT

Lightweight boxing world champion and former Olympic champion André Ward announced his retirement on Thursday.

Jake LaMotta passed away

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 09:20 GMT

Jake LaMotta, a boxing beast who got a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film “Raging Bull,” has died. He was 95.

Former Manchester United star turns into boxing

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 07:16 GMT

In a thrilling surprise to English soccer fans, especially Manchester United fans, former Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand has moved to the world of boxing.

Boxing: Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 09:17 GMT

Gennady Golovkin retained his three world titles Saturday, fighting to a draw with Mexican star Canelo Alvarez in a showdown for middleweight supremacy that lived up the hype.

Former world champion Haye plans to return to the ring

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 12:00 GMT

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye said on Wednesday he would return to the ring before the end of the year.

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 11:56 GMT

The Ukrainian former professional boxer announced his retirement from boxing and will not face Anthony Joshua the British boxer in a rematch.

Boxing: Mayweather-McGregor to begin media tour July 11 in LA

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 - 08:28 GMT

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor will begin a four-day international media tour in Las Vegas.

Bakr and Gendy qualify to quarter finals in AFBC

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 02:25 GMT

Egyptian national team boxers Islam Gendy and Hossam Bakr qualified for the quarter finals in the AFBC Boxing Championships held in Brazzaville, Congo June 17-25.