1.3.2019 12:25 pm
Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said Friday he has reluctantly allowed his eldest son to follow in his footsteps after the younger Pacquiao chastised his parents for “killing” his dream of ring glory.
The Filipino legend, who has eight world titles from different weight divisions, said he could not stand the prospect of seeing his son, Emmanuel Jr, getting hurt.
US boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather said Saturday his focus was on entertaining the fans during his New Year’s Eve fight with Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa near Tokyo.
Wilder had Fury on the canvas twice, including a spectacular final round knockdown, but was unable to get the knockout victory he had promised to deliver.
Roach was reported to have been upset by his dismissal, but agreed to return after late-night talks with the fighter last week.
20-year-old Tenshin Nasukawa is considered something of a prodigy in Japanese fighting circles and began learning karate at the tender age of five.
Georgian Levan Shonia clearly didn’t take his 12th career defeat too well…
Mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a page out of Conor McGregor’s playbook.
But he had a tough time against opponent Alexander Povetkin.
The 33-year-old, who was born in Lebanon but lives in Germany, was due to defend his title against American Fres Oquendo.
Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals.
‘Let’s do a second one,’ pleads the Filipino legend.
The weigh-in was held in mildly chaotic scenes at a packed auditorium in the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur.
He faced calls to retire from even his Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach when he lost the WBO belt to journeyman Australian Jeff Horn a year ago.
When Selah Fawaz decided to organise his first boxing match in Lagos, he didn’t expect more than 500 spectators. In the end, over 800 tickets were sold and he had to turn away dozens of fans at the door.