Category: BOXING

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WBC INVESTIGATING TWO BOXERS FOR DOPING ALLEGATIONS

– – On its website, the WBC announced a policy not to comment publicly on anti-doping allegations until the WBC can fully investigate them and make a correct determination on each matter. According to the WBC, the policy seeks to prevent harm to an accused boxer before a determination of culpability or a finding that […]

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USA boxer dies after collapsing during pro debut

– – – An Ohio boxing official says a Michigan-based fighter has died days after he collapsed and lost consciousness during his professional debut. The boxer has been identified as 19-year-old Hamzah Ajahmi, of Dearborn. Ohio Athletic Commission executive director Bernie Profato says Ajahmi died Tuesday at a Youngstown hospital after undergoing brain surgery following […]

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WATCH: Mike Tyson still packs a punch at 49

He may not be a kid anymore, but the former heavyweight boxing champion still has dynamite in his hands, as recent videos show.   @miketyson #IronMike Видео опубликовано PROLAST® BOXING & MMA CO. (@prolastboxing) Дек 21 2015 в 3:08 PST Though he’s long been retired from the ring, former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has […]

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Golovkin talks about fight versus Canelo

WBA/IBO/IBF middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (34-0, 31KOs) is counting on a recent WBC order to secure a 2016 unification with WBC champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs), who captured the world title last month with a twelve round unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico. The World Boxing Council ordered the Canelo-Cotto winner […]

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Wladimir Klitschko confronts defeat to Tyson Fury

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO is grappling to come to terms with his loss to Tyson Fury. The great Ukrainian is still hurting from the defeat. “For the first time in so long, I had to experience the feeling of stepping out of the ring as a loser. That was very disappointing for me; I suffered day and […]

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Canelo Alvarez will lose as a 160-pound man against Gennady Golovkin

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez are expected to meet in a unification clash next autumn at a venue to be announced. The 5-foot-9 Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) will reportedly perform like a man, drop his request for a maximum weight of 155, and fight the 5-foot-10 Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) as a true middleweight. Golovkin […]

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Tyson Fury booed at Sports Personality of the Year awards in Belfast

Tyson Fury’s appearance at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards in Belfast on Sunday continued to cause controversy as the ceremony got under way. A small but vocal group of protesters picketed the show over Fury’s previous comments relating to homosexuality and the role of women, chanting slogans such as “Anti-woman, anti-gay, Tyson […]

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Boxing Year in Review 2015: The Heavyweights

It was a year of change for the heavyweights, as Tyson Fury supplanted Wladimir Klitschko at the top of the division, Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz arrived as serious players Year-End Top 10 Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KO) Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO) Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KO) Deontay Wilder (35-0, 34 KO) Luis Ortiz […]

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Lee v Saunders – Results from Manchester Arena

It was apparent from the off that Tommy Langford was a class above tough Pole Robert Swierzbinski and it showed throughout the five rounds the fight lasted. Langford, buoyed by his legion of fans, battered Swierzbinski around the ring until the fight was halted in the fifth on the back of three knockdowns. Earlier, Mitchell Smith […]

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