Category: BOXING

BOXING
Pacquiao dismisses health concerns: ‘I feel great’

Manny Pacquiao on Saturday dismissed health issues and assured those concerned that he is not in harm’s way. Pacquiao’s comments about his health came on the heels of a report saying that the Filipino ring legend had been diagnosed with a serious heart ailment a week before his title fight with Lucas Matthysse. “I feel […]

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Ray Moylette aiming to follow the American Dream

Ray Moylette [11(4)-0] believes Gary O’Sullivan has shown the American Dream is possible and is keen to follow in the Cork fighter’s footsteps. Since teaming up with Murphys Boxing, ‘Spike’ has fought 10 times Stateside and once in Canada. After impressing on a number of Murphys shows and working his way on to American TV, […]

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Stronger Gary Cully ready to make major step up on Mick Conlan Homecoming bill

This day next week Gary Cully [4(2)-0] will have the biggest fight of his young career. Stepping up to six rounds for the first time, the Naas lightweight takes a major jump up in class when he faces Hungarian dangerman Zoltan Szabo [24(10)-12(4)] on the Mick Con. The Budapest boxer almost always causes prospects problems […]

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Pros react to Yoel Romero missing weight in back-to-back title fights

For the first time in UFC history, a fighter has missed weight for back-to-back championship fights. Middleweight contender Yoel Romero missed weight by .2 pounds Friday at UFC 225’s official weigh-ins, tipping the scales at 185.2 pounds for his scheduled title challenge against Robert Whittaker. The botched cut came just four months after Romero similarly […]

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Yoel Romero Open To The Idea Of Stepping Up To Face Daniel Cormier

UFC 225’s main event headliner admits that the idea of stepping up to 205lbs to face champion Daniel Cormier would be too good an opportunity to pass up on. Yoel Romero will take his second stab at UFC middleweight glory this weekend as he attempts to avenge UFC 213 unanimous decision loss to the champion […]

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Floyd Mayweather lists off modern day boxers he rates highly

Many retired boxing greats turn to coaching, promoting, or commenting from ringside to stay within the sport. Many often lament the passing of time and the demise of the once great sport in their eyes. Some will even suggest the current crop of fighters as not being good enough to have survived 'back in the […]

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They’re both top, top fighters in their own division

Matchroom supremo Barry Hearn says fans may have to wait until 2019 for a blockbuster UK collision between Amir Khan and Kell Brook.  Despite Khan signing a three-deal with his son Eddie, Barry believes that deal could expire without a fight with Brook taking place. 'King' Khan is set to be back in action once […]

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Darren Till hails MTK’s mass of signings at former Brazil base

UFC superstar Darren Till has welcomed the news he has 57 new MMA team-mates at MTK Global. Till is currently preparing for a colossal homecoming bout against Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson at Liverpool’s sold-out Echo Arena on May 27. The unbeaten ‘Gorilla’ spent more than three years in Brazil from 2012 – honing his craft at […]

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The World Boxing Council recently released

The World Boxing Council recently released their updated ratings for this month with WBN taking a closer look at the movers and shakers from the top division. The UK features heavily on the list as Dillian Whyte continues to hold the top spot despite the WBC stipulation of a match-up between champion Deontay Wilder and […]