ARTICLES RELATING TO BOXING

Hopkins unifies titles at 49

2014-04-20 09:20

American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles with victory over Beibut Shumenov.

Munyai to take on unbeaten Quigg

2014-04-15 19:15

Tshifhiwa "Atomic Spider" Munyai will challenge unbeaten Englishman Scott Quigg for the WBA super-bantamweight title.

Bradley 'contemplated suicide'

2014-04-10 09:39

The abuse that Timothy Bradley received after his controversial triumph over Manny Pacquiao had him contemplating ending his life.

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World's fastest KO!

2014-03-19 08:37

Watch the world record fastest knock out from WCMMA14 in a time of one second.

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Alvarez stops Angulo in Vegas

2014-03-09 11:26

Frustrated in his big fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., Canelo Alvarez found a much easier target in Alfredo Angulo.

Khan hits out at Mayweather

2014-02-26 09:13

Amir Khan unleashed a flurry of verbal jabs at Floyd Mayweather after the American passed him over for a lucrative May 3 bout.

Best shape of my life: Budler

2014-02-25 18:27

The two-week postponement of the Golden Gloves boxing tournament has been a blessing in disguise for Hekkie Budler.

Ali's gloves fetch R9 million

2014-02-23 13:02

The gloves Muhammad Ali wore when he beat Sonny Liston to win his first heavyweight world title fetched more than R9m at auction.

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Watch Miss USA Erin Brady take on Manny Pacquiao in a pillow fight.

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Fans mock SBW 'sideshow'

2014-02-04 10:27

Sport24 readers have said that rugby stars Sonny Bill Williams and Quade Cooper's "boxing careers" are not to be taken seriously.

Joyi suffers shock KO defeat

2014-02-01 21:52

SA boxer Nkosinati Joyi’s career took a huge knock when Rey Loreto knocked him stone cold in the third round.

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5 Super 15 rookies

2014-01-30 07:29

5 rookies to watch during the upcoming Super Rugby season...

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Quade Cooper boxes clever

2014-01-28 12:53

Wallaby vice-captain Quade Cooper declared on the eve of his second professional bout that the fight game has boosted his rugby career.

Pacquiao-Bradley rematch on

2014-01-26 15:59

Two years after Timothy Bradley defeated Manny Pacquiao in a split decision, promoters have announced the two will fight again.

Mthalane stripped of title

2014-01-18 21:27

Moruti Mthalane, SA's longest-reigning champion, was stripped of his IBF flyweight title after pulling out of his mandatory defence.

Mayweather hints at SA fight

2014-01-16 09:22

Boxing's superstar Floyd Mayweather jnr, who arrived in South Africa this week, says he might fight in the country one day.

Budler, Diaz fight to top bill

2014-01-14 19:46

Strawweight champion Hekkie Budler heads the Golden Gloves "African Explosion" bill at Emperors Palace next month.

Joyi eyes triumph in Monaco

2014-01-14 17:48

Nkosinathi Joyi has set his sights firmly on a victory when he visits Monaco for the IBO championship next month.

Japanese boxer dies on debut

2014-01-06 15:30

A 21-year-old Japanese boxer has died in a Tokyo hospital, 17 days after he was knocked out during his professional debut.

Mayweather pokes fun at foes

2013-12-28 16:41

Unbeaten boxing star Floyd Mayweather has taken to social media to taunt potential foes Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan.

Mathebula seeks elusive title

2013-12-20 18:42

Jeffrey Mathebula has been handed a chance to regain the IBF title against Spain's Kiko Martinez at the Pabellon Esperanza.

Boxing All Blacks floored!

2013-12-18 13:12

All Black and Chiefs flank Liam Messam and prop Ben Tameifuna both lost their boxing matches against Rugby League players.

Vitali Klitschko quits boxing

2013-12-17 07:47

Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko is relinquishing his WBC world heavyweight title so he can focus on his political career.

SBW stripped of boxing titles

2013-12-15 11:41

Former All Black Sonny Bill Williams has been stripped of his boxing belts after he failed to defend his heavyweight titles.

Baby Jake a 'giant of boxing'

2013-12-12 10:24

Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala represented the best there was in boxing, Gauteng sport MEC Lebogang Maile has said at his memorial service.

 

Munyai battered in Manchester

2014-04-20 09:19

Britain's Scott Quigg retained his WBA super-bantamweight title with a second-round stoppage of SA's Tshifiwa Munyai.

Pacquiao avenges Bradley loss

2014-04-13 10:08

Manny Pacquiao has avenged a polarizing loss to Timothy Bradley and regained the WBO welterweight world title.

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Mayweather gets massage

2014-04-09 11:08

Watch Floyd Mayweather Jr's Instagram video of himself being massaged by a scantily clad woman.

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Botha continues losing streak

2014-03-16 14:46

Francois "White Buffalo" Botha kept his losing streak intact when Andrew Wawrzyk stopped him in the fifth round.

Budler pulverises Diaz

2014-03-02 09:45

Hekkie Budler has confirmed his status as the dual strawweight champion with a stunning first round KO over Karluis Diaz.

'The Greatest' joins Twitter

2014-02-25 21:47

Muhammad Ali has posted his first Twitter message, 50 years to the day after he won his first heavyweight boxing title.

Mayweather v Maidana in May

2014-02-25 09:14

Floyd Mayweather has announced that he'll put his 45-0 record on the line on May 3 against Marcos Maidana.

Fans want Mayweather v Khan

2014-02-11 11:23

The votes are in, and fight fans say Britain's Amir Khan should be American Floyd Mayweather's next opponent, according to a poll.

Fans mock SBW 'sideshow'

2014-02-04 10:29

Sport24 readers have said that rugby stars Sonny Bill Williams and Quade Cooper's "boxing careers" are not to be taken seriously.

April title defence for Klitschko

2014-02-03 16:02

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his world heavyweight title against Australia's Alex Leapai in Oberhausen, Germany on April 26.

IBO gives Joyi easy ride

2014-01-30 19:30

Nkosinathi Joyi has been handed an easy ride back to title prominence when he meets Filipino Rey Lorito in Monaco.

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Quade Cooper's KO!

2014-01-30 07:29

Watch Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper knock out cage fighter Warren Tresidder.

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Mchunu has sights on WBC title

2014-01-27 20:38

Thabiso Mchunu is eyeing the WBC cruiserweight title after battering Olanrewaju Durodola to a convincing points victory.

Mthalane eyeing IBO crown

2014-01-21 21:07

Moruti Mthalane will fight Filipino Jether Oliva at the Durban Convention Centre for the vacant IBO flyweight title.

Mayweather sets quit date

2014-01-18 10:07

Floyd Mayweather told guests at a gala dinner in South Africa that he'll fight for the last time in September next year.

Sascoc welcomes Mayweather

2014-01-16 07:48

A visit from Floyd Mayweather is right on the money in terms of rejuvenating the sport , Sascoc president Gideon Sam has said.

Floyd visit to revive SA boxing

2014-01-14 19:46

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will arrive in South Africa for a visit that the government hopes will help "resuscitate" boxing in the country.

Mayweather on his way to SA

2014-01-10 15:33

A boxing genius is on his way to South Africa; one of the most scientific fighters the world has seen...

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Evander Holyfield gay slur

2014-01-06 11:07

Watch boxing legend Evander Holyfield's homophobic comments on Big Brother.

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Martinez KOs Mathebula

2013-12-22 14:12

Kiko Martinez defended his IBF junior featherweight title when he defeated SA's Jeffrey Mathebula with a 9th-round knockout.

Klitschko wants to take it all

2013-12-18 18:17

Wladimir Klitschko intends to become the undisputed world heavyweight champion after setting his sights on the vacant WBC crown.

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Liam Messam boxing bout

2013-12-18 11:33

Watch All Black Liam Messam takes on Rugby League hardman Paul Gallen in a charity boxing match.

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NZPBA 'disgusted' with SBW

2013-12-15 17:14

New Zealand boxing officials are "disgusted" with the way they have been treated by Sonny Bill Williams' management.

'Baby Jake' laid to rest

2013-12-13 17:27

South African boxer 'Baby Jake' Matlala, one of Nelson Mandela favorite sportsmen, has been laid to rest at the Rhema Bible Church.

'People's champion' hailed

2013-12-11 19:14

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said that the death of Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala has signalled the end of a golden era in boxing.

 
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