Category: BOXING

BOXING
Ricky Burns set to fight for world title at third weight in Glasgow

Ricky Burns is set to have a world title fight in Glasgow in May, contesting the WBA regular title with Italian fighter Michele Di Rocco. The former WBO lightweight belt holder will headline a huge night for Scottish boxing at the Hydro in May, with Willie Limond, Joe Ham and Charlie Flynn also in action. […]

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Conor McGregor REALLY wants to fight Floyd Mayweather

Could there be a Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor match-up? While if it was up to McGregor, sure. McGregor said via BT Sport and Bleacher Report: “I’m open to discussions, come at me. But I hold the key and it’s me who holds the key to the fight game. I am open minded, I am open to […]

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Joe Gallagher EXCLUSIVE: I had it 115-113 either way

The trainer of Scott Quigg, Joe Gallagher, writes a Guest Column for us in which he analyses his man’s fight with Carl Frampton Trainer Joe Gallagher authors a Guest Column that focuses on his man Scott Quigg vs Carl Frampton in this week’s issue of Boxing News magazine. This is out now on our app […]

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Floyd Mayweather: “I want to be an owner of an NBA team”

Famous boxer, former world champion in five weight categories Floyd Mayweather Jr. said that he would like to become the owner of one of the clubs in the NBA. “You all know that I love to bet on sports, but now I want to move away from the rates. I want to be an owner […]

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Chris Eubank Jr and Nick Blackwell go head to head

CHRIS EUBANK JR and Nick Blackwell came face-to-face today ahead of their British middleweight title fight at the Wembley Arena on March 26. “This is something from a very early age that I always wanted to accomplish in my career,” Eubank Jr said of the British title. “Once we get in there and start fighting, […]

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Comelec en banc to discuss petition vs. Pacquiao fight on Tuesday

The Commission on Elections en banc is expected to discuss anew the petition seeking for clarifications on how the campaign rules will apply to senatorial candidate Manny Pacquiao in light of his upcoming boxing match. In an interview on Monday, Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said the law department – earlier tasked to give recommendations on […]

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TOP PROS BOXING IN THE OLYMPICS IS A RECIPE FOR DISASTER

Crazy. In a word that is how I feel about the idea of allowing fully-fledged professional boxers to compete in the Olympic Games. Not only crazy, but dangerous. A recipe for disaster. It has all kicked off because the president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), Dr Ching-kuo Wu , has indicated the last remaining […]

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Scott Quigg looks weight drained = not good

By Scott Gilfoid: This is what I was afraid of; WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (31-0-2, 23 KOs) looked absolutely weight drained at Friday’s weigh-in for his fight against IBF super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton (21-0, 14 KOs) at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK. It was supposed to be the other way around. […]

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Chris Eubank Jnr and Nick Blackwell in war of words

Chris Eubank Jnr and Nick Blackwell have got the verbal blows started early ahead of their British middleweight title fight next month, after the former shared a ‘video nasty’ of him knocking out an amateur in sparring on Snapchat. Defending champion Blackwell said his March 26 opponent should be ‘ashamed of himself’ for sharing a […]

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