Tyson: Olympics pro boxing proposal 'ridiculous'

2016-05-25 17:53

Mike Tyson says a proposal to let professional fighters take part in the Rio Olympic boxing competition is "ridiculous" and "foolish."

Alvarez dumps WBC title

2016-05-19 08:35

Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has dumped his World Boxing Council middleweight title.

Fury sorry for video rant

2016-05-16 21:39

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury insists he is "in no way a racist or bigot" after apologising for comments he made in an hour-long video rant.

Fury sparks fresh row with new video rant

2016-05-14 13:08

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury caused fresh controversy after suggesting that rape and bestiality will one day be made legal.

Mayweather: McGregor fight 'possible'

2016-05-09 07:28

Floyd Mayweather, already hinting at a ring return, says it's "possible" he could come out of retirement to face Conor McGregor.

Alvarez KO's Khan to retain WBC crown

2016-05-08 06:26

Saul Alvarez successfully defended his WBC middleweight title in spectacular fashion with a sixth-round knockout of Amir Khan.

Nick Durandt quits boxing

2016-05-05 21:45

Nick Durandt, who has produced more champions than in other trainer in the history of SA boxing, has decided to retire.

Joshua signs multi-fight Showtime deal

2016-05-04 20:19

Britain's IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has signed a multi-fight deal with American cable network Showtime.

Fury teases Klitschko ahead of rematch

2016-04-28 07:06

Tyson Fury removed his T-shirt, turned to Wladimir Klitschko, pointed to his flabby belly and blurted out: "Shame on you, you let a fat man beat you."

Blackwell ready to retire after coma scare

2016-04-19 15:04

Nick Blackwell has ruled out resuming his boxing career, despite making progress since collapsing shortly after his defeat to Chris Eubank Jr.


Pacquiao supports Philippine death penalty plan

2016-05-19 21:49

Philippine boxing hero turned senator Manny Pacquiao says he supports a plan by the newly elected president to impose the death penalty.

Madness! Arum rips into Olympic pro plan

2016-05-17 12:34

Boxing promoter Bob Arum has slammed as "total madness" a proposal to allow professional boxers to fight against amateurs in the Rio.

Haskins downs Morales on points

2016-05-15 06:47

Ivan Morales's hopes of joining his two brothers as a world champion were dashed when he lost to Lee Haskins in their IBF bantamweight clash.

Pacquiao close to Philippine Senate win

2016-05-10 15:04

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao appears to have won a seat in the Philippine Senate, according to unofficial results.

Crolla retains WBA title with Barroso knockout

2016-05-08 06:26

Britain's Anthony Crolla retained his WBA lightweight title with a seventh-round knockout of Ismael Barroso.

Khan hoping to 'do a Leicester' on Alvarez

2016-05-06 07:26

Amir Khan is taking inspiration from Leicester's Premier League title triumph as he prepares for a battle with Saul Alvarez.

Khan ready for 'dream' showdown with Alvarez

2016-05-05 07:25

Amir Khan insisted Wednesday he is ready for the fight of his life when he steps up two divisions to take on Saul "Canelo" Alvarez..

Mayweather hints at chance of ring return

2016-05-01 07:25

Floyd Mayweather has hinted that he might be tempted to return to the ring, but only a "nine-figure" payday could lure him out of retirement.

Golovkin destroys Wade to retain crown

2016-04-24 06:54

Gennady Golovkin demolished Dominic Wade inside two rounds to retain his middleweight championship.

Boxing world champ fails drug test

2016-04-17 06:19

World super middleweight champion Felix Sturm has tested positive for the use of anabolic steroids.

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