ARTICLES RELATING TO BOXING

Klitschko sets new fight date

2014-08-27 16:00

Wladimir Klitschko has said that he will defend his IBF, WBA and WBO belts against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in November.

Klitschko puts defence on hold

2014-08-25 19:24

IBF world heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko has pulled out of his title bout against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev.

Pacquiao wins tax fight

2014-08-21 14:37

Manny Pacquiao has won a Supreme Court reprieve in his battle to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes.

Liebenberg braced for epic fight

2014-08-07 11:58

Unbeaten Ryno Liebenberg faces the toughest fight of his career on Saturday when he fights Russia’s Denis Grachev .

SASCOC lobbies for 2022 bid

2014-07-31 14:28

SASCOC have said it was making strides in petitioning for support in the country's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Mayweather granted licence

2014-07-25 08:31

The Nevada Athletic Commission have voted to grant the undefeated welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr a promoter's licence.

Ten to watch in Glasgow

2014-07-22 08:51

A look at the top ten athletes to keep an eye on during the Commonwealth Games starting in Glasgow on Wednesday.

Mayweather may go for 50-0

2014-07-18 18:56

Undefeated American boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather is contemplating aiming for his 50th victory...

Maidana bets he'll defeat Floyd

2014-07-15 09:06

Marcos Maidana is confident he will beat undefeated world champion Floyd Mayweather in their September 13 welterweight rematch.

Floyd sets Maidana rematch

2014-07-11 09:43

World welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather will fight Argentina's Marcos Maidana September 13 in Las Vegas in a rematch.

Khan arrested in assault probe

2014-07-05 09:39

Former British world champion boxer Amir Khan was arrested by police over an incident in which two teenagers were allegedly assaulted.

Klitschko to take on Pulev

2014-06-19 21:07

World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO titles against undefeated Kubrat Pulev.

Mayweather tops Forbes list

2014-06-11 22:00

Undefeated boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather was named the highest-paid athlete in sports by Forbes magazine.

Pacquiao swaps ring for hoops

2014-06-10 22:00

Manny Pacquiao is taking over as a basketball coach in the Philippines after being introduced as the coach in the country's league.

Cotto claims WBC title

2014-06-08 10:00

Miguel Cotto has battered Sergio Martinez for nine rounds, his TKO triumph giving him the WBC middleweight title.

Vetyeka in 'fight of his life'

2014-05-30 18:00

Simphiwe Vetyeka will defend his WBA super featherweight title against legendary Filipino Nonito Donaire in Macau.

Pacquiao to fight in November

2014-05-21 11:13

Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring in November and has signed a new two-year contract with promoter Bob Arum.

Floyd sets September date

2014-05-20 20:30

Floyd Mayweather will reportedly fight on September 13, which would rule out Amir Khan as an opponent.

Tete earns IBF accolade

2014-05-12 21:31

IBF junior bantamweight title challenger, Zolani Tete will be sharing the organisation's Fight of the Year award.

Maidana runs Floyd close

2014-05-04 10:30

Floyd Mayweather has beaten Marcos Maidana to run his perfect record to 46-0 in a welterweight world title unification bout.

Oosthuizen relinquishes title

2014-05-02 18:45

SA boxer Tommy Oosthuizen has relinquished his IBO super-middleweight title and vowed to resurrect his career.

Klitschko eyes Rio Olympics

2014-04-28 14:46

Undisputed world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine has said he wants to compete at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Klitschko brushes off jibes

2014-04-23 21:36

Wladimir Klitschko has dismissed accusations of being a 'whiner' and a 'softie' from an ex-sparring partner.

Klitschko eyes Louis's record

2014-04-21 11:45

Wladimir Klitschko says he plans to box on for another decade in his bid to become the longest reigning world heavyweight champion.

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.

 

Pacquiao boosts China boxing

2014-08-27 10:13

Manny Pacquiao wants to open a chain of boxing academies across China to train potential world champions.

Pacquiao: Algieri no threat

2014-08-25 11:41

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has dismissed his next opponent, undefeated American Chris Algieri, as merely an "okay" fighter.

Sonjica wins, but loses title

2014-08-10 11:28

Thabo Sonjica has emerged a runaway winner from his mismatched and downgraded fight with diminutive Filipino Roli Gasca.

Ali's 1971 gloves sold

2014-08-01 09:48

The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier have been sold at an auction.

Team SA line-up: Day two

2014-07-25 10:45

A look at the line-up for Team SA on day two of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Mchunu faces WBC title bid

2014-07-22 17:30

SA cruiserweight Thabiso Mchunu has been matched against Garrett Wilson with the prospect of a WBC title shot if he wins.

Tete lifts IBF super-fly crown

2014-07-18 18:56

SA's Zolani Tete has won the International Boxing Federation super-flyweight title after beating Teiru Kinoshita of Japan.

Pacquiao to fight in Macau

2014-07-16 22:00

Manny Pacquiao will return to China for his next fight, taking on Chris Algieri in the gambling enclave of Macau.

Alvarez wins split decision

2014-07-13 10:20

Canelo Alvarez has chased Erislandy Lara far too long to pay much attention afterward to Lara's complaint that he won their fight.

Boxer vs WRC star: Adams meets Neuville

2014-07-10 20:14

Olympic boxer Nicola Adams vs Hyundai's WRC star Thierry Neuville: watch as these Hyundai brand ambassadors star in a special showdown on track and in the ring!

Boxing boss accused of fraud

2014-06-29 12:54

SA boxing boss Loyiso Mtya has landed himself in hot water after a disgruntled employee accused him of corruption, fraud and abuse of power.

Ali's 1960 Games opponent dies

2014-06-13 23:33

The man who lost to Cassius Clay in the light-heavyweight final at the 1960 Olympic Games, has died.

Top five finish for Team SA?

2014-06-11 18:00

SASCOC has set Team SA a target of finishing among the top-five nations at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Oscar inducted into Hall of Fame

2014-06-09 08:56

Ten-time boxing world champion Oscar de la Hoya has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Froch knocks out Groves

2014-06-01 01:10

Carl Froch landed the punch of his life to knock out George Groves and retain his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles.

Groves predicts Froch KO

2014-05-29 18:00

Super-confident challenger George Groves has vowed to knock-out champion Carl Froch with a left-hook at Wembley.

Pacquiao to stick with Arum

2014-05-20 21:36

Manny Pacquiao has extended his promotional deal with Top Rank, likely scuttling any chance he will fight Floyd Mayweather.

Marquez batters Alvarado

2014-05-18 12:00

Mexican veteran Juan Manuel Marquez has rallied from a ninth-round knockdown to win a unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado.

Klitschko to defend IBF title

2014-05-08 18:07

Wladimir Klitschko has been ordered to defend his International Boxing Federation title against unbeaten Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev.

Floyd lighter than Maidana

2014-05-03 08:58

Floyd Mayweather weighed in half a pound less than WBA champion Marcos Maidana on the eve of their welterweight fight.

Floyd to neutralise Maidana

2014-05-01 10:21

Floyd Mayweather returns to the ring for the first time in seven months looking to add another welterweight belt to his list of titles.

Champ Klitschko KO's Leapai

2014-04-27 13:11

World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has dedicated his fifth-round knock-out of Alex Leapai to Ukraine.

Klitschko's presser disrupted

2014-04-22 19:15

Former champion Shannon Briggs has disrupted a news conference ahead of Wladimir Klitschko's bout against Alex Leapai.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, dies

2014-04-20 18:00

Former US boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, has died at the age of 76.

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.

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