Category: Boxing

Japanese boxing pushed from early- to mid-May – ESPN
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Japanese boxing pushed from early- to mid-May – ESPN

11:19 AM ETDan RafaelESPN Senior Writer Close2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA TodayDays after boxing regulators in Japan announced that professional fights would resume with a card May 2, they reversed course.The Japan Boxing Commission and the Japan Professional Boxing Association…

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Boxing news: Anthony Yarde announces that his father has died from coronavirus – talkSPORT.com
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Boxing news: Anthony Yarde announces that his father has died from coronavirus – talkSPORT.com

PASSED AWAY By Michael Benson 29th March 2020, 10:54 am Updated: 29th March 2020, 4:33 pm Anthony Yarde has announced that his father has died from coronavirus, despite having no underlying health conditions. The 28-year-old British boxer posted the news on his social media in the early hours of Sunday morning along with a message…

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Boxing news: Bob Arum updates on status of Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 amid coronavirus delays – talkSPORT.com
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Boxing news: Bob Arum updates on status of Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 amid coronavirus delays – talkSPORT.com

LATEST Bob Arum has confirmed to talkSPORT that October is the new target date for the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder trilogy fight. The 88-year-old promoter, who represents Fury alongside Frank Warren, revealed that he recently agreed with Wilder’s team to delay the bout due to the coronavirus pandemic. Mikey Williams/Top Rank Bob Arum celebrated…

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The I.O.C. Let an Olympic Boxing Qualifier Happen Despite Virus Warnings – The New York Times
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The I.O.C. Let an Olympic Boxing Qualifier Happen Despite Virus Warnings – The New York Times

At least seven people tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this month after taking part in a London boxing tournament to qualify for the Tokyo Games, an event that was allowed to begin by the International Olympic Committee despite widespread cancellations and warnings about the pandemic.Turkey’s boxing federation believes three of its boxers and a…

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U.S. Olympic boxing hopeful Keyshawn Davis mulls going pro – ESPN
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U.S. Olympic boxing hopeful Keyshawn Davis mulls going pro – ESPN

8:10 PM ETSteve KimESPN With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed until next year due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus, athletes with professional aspirations have difficult decisions to make.Keyshawn Davis, considered the most talented boxer on the U.S. boxing team, seemed as though he had made up his mind. He later clarified to ESPN…

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Bob Arum warns boxing fans to leave Manny Pacquiao alone, calls him ‘old man’ and ‘not competitive with Terence Crawford’ – DAZN News US
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Bob Arum warns boxing fans to leave Manny Pacquiao alone, calls him ‘old man’ and ‘not competitive with Terence Crawford’ – DAZN News US

And this is coming from the same Top Rank founder and CEO who promoted Pacquiao for over 13 years. Bob Arum promoted Manny Pacquiao for over 13 years and although that partnership dissolved, the venerable Top Rank founder and CEO still believes that the WBA (Super) welterweight champion is a very capable boxer. That being said,…

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Boxing news: Oleksandr Usyk gives brilliant reply when asked who he’d prefer to fight – Anthony Joshua or Tys – talkSPORT.com
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Boxing news: Oleksandr Usyk gives brilliant reply when asked who he’d prefer to fight – Anthony Joshua or Tys – talkSPORT.com

ANSWER Oleksandr Usyk has previously proved that he does not fear anybody in boxing. During his reign as cruiserweight champion, the Ukrainian cleaned out his entire division, travelling to every other champion’s home country to dethrone them in front of their own fans. Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Oleksandr Usyk wants to become heavyweight champion of the world…

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Boxing news: Floyd Mayweather ‘likely’ to cancel 2020 comeback fight plans following family tragedies and cor – talkSPORT.com
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Boxing news: Floyd Mayweather ‘likely’ to cancel 2020 comeback fight plans following family tragedies and cor – talkSPORT.com

NOT HAPPENING By Michael Benson 19th March 2020, 12:26 pm Floyd Mayweather’s planned 2020 comeback is seemingly not going to come to fruition. The 50-0 boxing legend teased a return late last year in collaboration with UFC boss Dana White and has recently discussed the idea of crossover bouts including a Conor McGregor rematch and…

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GOtv Boxing Night 21 postponed over coronavirus – Guardian
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GOtv Boxing Night 21 postponed over coronavirus – Guardian

Organisers of GOtv Boxing Night, Flykite Productions, yesterday announced the postponement of the 21st edition of the event. The show, scheduled to hold on 12 April at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will now hold at a date to be announced later. The decision to postpone the event was informed by…

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Bare-Knuckle Boxing Simulation Between Mike Tyson Vs Deontay Wilder Ends In A Brutal KO – SPORTbible
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Bare-Knuckle Boxing Simulation Between Mike Tyson Vs Deontay Wilder Ends In A Brutal KO – SPORTbible

Adnan Riaz in BoxingPublished 6:17 PM, Wednesday March 18 2020 GMTDeontay Wilder brutally knocked out boxing legend Mike Tyson in a YouTuber’s bare-knuckle fight simulation. Boxing Fight Simulations has now put the fight into action on Fight Night Champion, but the YouTuber has played it out as a bare-knuckle boxing match instead. But the ‘Bronze Bomber’ made…

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Boxing news: Mike Tyson wants to see Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua, gives thoughts on Deontay Wilder accepting – talkSPORT.com
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Boxing news: Mike Tyson wants to see Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua, gives thoughts on Deontay Wilder accepting – talkSPORT.com

Mike Tyson has declared that he, like the rest of the boxing world, wants to see Tyson Fury fight Anthony Joshua in the near future. The legendary former undisputed heavyweight champion was seen celebrating when his friend and namesake Tyson Fury knocked out Deontay Wilder last month, but now has his eyes on the next…

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Boxing news: Tyson Fury slams ‘cheater’ Wladimir Klitschko, claims he played five tricks to try and influence – talkSPORT.com
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Boxing news: Tyson Fury slams ‘cheater’ Wladimir Klitschko, claims he played five tricks to try and influence – talkSPORT.com

Tyson Fury has claimed that Wladimir Klitschko attempted to ‘cheat’ in their 2015 fight with five different tricks before the first bell. Fury famously upset Klitschko to claim the unified heavyweight titles in Dusseldorf, Germany – ending the champion’s historic reign. Getty Tyson Fury had words for Wladimir Klitschko in between rounds of their fight…

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Boxing: Tyson Fury facing long ban over bribe claim in dope test investigation – Newshub
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Boxing: Tyson Fury facing long ban over bribe claim in dope test investigation – Newshub

World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury faces a long ban from the ring, over accusations his capacity bribed a witness in an investigation into his failed 2015 drugs test. In 2017, Fury and cousin Hughie Fury both received back-dated two-year suspensions, despite insisting their positive nandrolone tests had been tainted by infected meat – a…

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Tyson Fury’s boxing future ‘in jeopardy’ over wild boar drug test claims – Fox Sports
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Tyson Fury’s boxing future ‘in jeopardy’ over wild boar drug test claims – Fox Sports

A new report claims Tyson Fury’s boxing future is in jeopardy over allegations a member of his team offered a farmer £25,000 ($AU49,629) to lie about a failed drugs test in 2015.The Daily Mail report surrounds positive tests by Fury and his cousin Hughie for the steroid nandrolone, which the pair said was due to…

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Boxing news: Tyson Fury reacts to being back on cover of historic Ring Magazine following win over Deontay – talkSPORT.com
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Boxing news: Tyson Fury reacts to being back on cover of historic Ring Magazine following win over Deontay – talkSPORT.com

STAR By Michael Benson 12th March 2020, 10:33 am Tyson Fury is unsurprisingly this month’s Ring Magazine cover star after he knocked out Deontay Wilder to claim the WBC heavyweight world title. Britain’s ‘Gypsy King’ first headlined the historic publication back when he dethroned Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. EMPTY Michael Conlan St Patrick’s Day fight to…

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