Tag: Boxing

Wilder ready to ‘fight anyone’ after Breazeale KO

New York (AFP) – Deontay Wilder is ready to “fight anyone” after his brutal World Boxing Council heavyweight title defence but a showdown with Anthony Joshua is unlikely to happen this year. Wilder demolished Dominic Breazeale with a devastating first round knockout on Saturday, flooring his challenger with a thunderous right hand at Brooklyn’s Barclays […]

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Pacquiao to fight Thurman in WBA welterweight showdown

Los Angeles (AFP) – Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman will fight for World Boxing Association welterweight supremacy on July 20, promoters confirmed Saturday. An announcement on the Fox television broadcast of the Premier Boxing Champions card featuring Jarrett Hurd and Julian Williams confirmed the bout. Eight-division world champion Pacquiao, 40, is coming […]

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I am not asking for millions – Saunders would ‘love’ to face Canelo

Billy Joe Saunders has called out Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez but believes the middleweight king would rather take an easier option than fight him. Canelo holds the WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles following his unanimous points victory over Daniel Jacobs in Las Vegas on Saturday. Promoter Oscar De La Hoya stated in the aftermath that moving up in weight to face either […]

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Alvarez, Jacobs ready to do talking in the ring

Las Vegas (AFP) – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez bids to extend his dominance of the middleweight division here Saturday when he takes on Daniel Jacobs in an eagerly anticipated unification bout. Mexican icon Alvarez is putting his World Boxing Association and World Boxing Council titles on the line when he faces Jacobs at the T-Mobile Arena […]

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Gennady Golovkin splits with longtime trainer Abel Sanchez in a dispute over money

Gennady Golovkin announced Wednesday that he will no longer be working with Abel Sanchez, his trainer since 2010. (Getty Images) One of the most successful fighter-trainer combinations of the 21st century is no more. Former middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin parted ways with longtime trainer Abel Sanchez on Wednesday in a dispute over money. Golovkin, who has […]

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