Home / Boxing (page 3)


The Billion Dollar Fight moves a step closer


The Billion Dollar Fight – no, not a movie, the actual promotion – will come closer to reality if Manny Pacquiao wins in Macau on Saturday night. Say it slowly: One. Billion. Dollars. That is the mind-blowing value now being placed upon the boxing match the world has long been ...

Read More »

Wladimir Klitschko defeats Kubrat Pulev to retain heavyweight title

Wladimir Klitschko defeats Kubrat Pulev to retain heavyweight title

Wladimir Klitschko completed his 17th consecutive title defence as he knocked out Kubrat Pulev inside five rounds in Hamburg on Saturday night. The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion floored his opponent twice in the opening round and it looked like it could be a brief encounter in the opening ...

Read More »

Thomas Hearns to Floyd: Fight Pacquiao, Khan


Thomas Hearns, one of the greatest boxers ever, is hardly impressed with Floyd Mayweather Jr. James Robson of the Manchester Evening News had a chance to talk to Hearns, who is in Manchester, England for a promotional event. The legend famously known as “The Hitman” was asked what he thinks ...

Read More »

Manny Pacquiao is past his best, says Amir Khan


Amir Khan has told ESPN that Manny Pacquiao is past his peak and age and distractions have begun to get the better of him. The Filipino, 35, fights against American Chris Algieri for the WBO world welterweight title in Macau, China, on November 22 and Khan has backed him to ...

Read More »

Sergey Kovalev beats Bernard Hopkins


Russian Sergey Kovalev dominated 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins from the opening bell to win their light-heavyweight unification match. The unanimous decision gave the 31-year-old the IBF and WBA belts to go with his own WBO title. Kovalev, who knocked down Hopkins in the first round, had winning scores of 120-107 from ...

Read More »

Amir Khan one win from Mayweather or Pacquiao fight

Amir Khan speaks in Los Angeles ahead of his fight with Devon Alexander

Amir Khan is likely to fight either Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao next year if he beats Devon Alexander, his promoter Oscar De La Hoya has said. Khan meets Alexander in Las Vegas on 13 December andthe Golden Boy Promotions president De La Hoya told ESPN: “I do expect him ...

Read More »

Amir Khan will face Devon Alexander on Dec. 13

Amir Khan Boxer-3

Amir Khan will be the headline act in Las Vegas when he takes on Devon Alexander at the Mandalay Bay Centre on December 13. Khan rejected the chance to face then world champion Alexander last year in favour of a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr which failed to materialise. ...

Read More »

Mayweather says he would love to ‘shut up’ Khan next year

Floyd Mayweather has claimed his father wants him to take the fight with Amir Khan

Floyd Mayweather has stoked the flames of a possible fight with Amir Khan, saying that he would love to “shut up” the Briton, and he hopes that the fight will happen next year. Khan was in negotiations to face Mayweather earlier this year, but that bout fell through in the ...

Read More »