Boxing: Joshua is finished, says Fury

Boxing: Joshua is finished, says Fury

Tyson Fury during the press conference. (Action Images via Reuters) LONDON, June 12 (Reuters): Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’ after losing his world heavyweight titles to Andy Ruiz Jr, fellow-Briton Tyson Fury said on Wednesday. Fury, also a previous IBF, WBA and IBO champion, fights German underdog Tom Schwarz in a non-title bout in Las Vegas […]

Andy Ruiz Jr stuns Anthony Joshua to become first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion.

Andy Ruiz Jr stuns Anthony Joshua to become first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion.

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr – WBA Super, IBF, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Titles – Madison Square Garden, New York, United States – June 1, 2019 Andy Ruiz Jr in action with Anthony Joshua Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at […]

Wilder draws with Fury to retain WBC heavyweight title

Wilder draws with Fury to retain WBC heavyweight title

Deontay Wilder lands a big right hand to floor Tyson Fury in the 12th round, but Tyson recovers and the fight is declared a draw by split decision. (Photo: Andrew Couldridge/Action Images via Reuters)   LOS ANGELES, December 1 (Reuters): American Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title after a thrilling split decision draw with Britain’s […]

Magnificent Mary clinches record 6th World Championship gold

Magnificent Mary clinches record 6th World Championship gold

MC Mary Kom after scripting history by clinching a record sixth Women’s World Boxing Championships on November 24.  (Photo courtesy: International Boxing Association @AIBA_Boxing/ Twitter)   Sonia Chahal adds silver lining     New Delhi, November  24 (IANS): India’s M.C. Mary Kom’s scripted a record sixth gold at the 10th AIBA women’s boxing World Championships […]

1st North East Olympic Games at Imphal

Dimapur, September 14 (MExN): The 1st North East Olympic Games hosted by the Manipur Olympic Association will be held at Imphal’s Khuman Lampak Sports Complex from October 24-28.   A press release from Nagaland Olympic Association General Secretary T Meren Paul stated that the games will be conducted under the norms and criteria of the […]

Filipinos celebrate as Pacquiao KOs Argentinian champion, bags title

Filipinos celebrate as Pacquiao KOs Argentinian champion, bags title

Fans watch a televised broadcast of the welterweight boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse, at a gym in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines, July 15, 2018. (REUTERS/ Czar Dancel)   MANILA, July 15 (Reuters): Filipinos cheered on Sunday as they watched boxing hero Manny Pacquiao knock out Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse in a WBA welterweight championship bout […]

Revived Pacquiao stuns Matthysse to claim welterweight crown

Revived Pacquiao stuns Matthysse to claim welterweight crown

Manny Pacquiao in action against Lucas Matthysse. (Reuters Photo)   KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 (Reuters): Manny Pacquiao put on a dominant display to stun defending champion Lucas Matthysse with a seventh-round knockout and claim the WBA welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.   The 39-year-old Filipino legend looked focused and busy from the opening […]

Joshua given ultimatum to fight Povetkin or risk losing WBA title

Joshua given ultimatum to fight Povetkin or risk losing WBA title

Anthony Joshua celebrates after winning the fight.(Reuters Files Photo)   (Reuters): British heavyweight Anthony Joshua has been told by the World Boxing Association (WBA) to agree terms for a mandatory title defence against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin with “immediate effect” or risk losing his WBA title.   Joshua, the IBF, WBA and WBO world heavyweight champion, […]

Amir Khan stuns Phil Lo Greco with blistering first-round knockout

Amir Khan stuns Phil Lo Greco with blistering first-round knockout

Amir Khan has Phil Lo Greco in trouble in the first round of their super-welterweight fight at Liverpool Echo Arena. Photograph: Paul Greenwood/BPI/Rex/Shutterstock   Liverpool, April 22 (AGENCIES): Amir Khan made a blistering return to the ring by beating Phil Lo Greco by knockout inside 39 seconds at Liverpool’s Echo Arena.   The 31-year-old had […]