The 29-year-old British pugilist went down to one of the biggest upsets in the history of the heavyweight division.
Anthony Joshua’s bid to make a splash in his US debut ended in misery for the three-belt heavyweight world champion with a stunning loss to underdog Andy Ruiz at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
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.
Tyson Fury has informed the World Boxing Council he plans to fight an as-yet-unnamed opponent before any rematch with reigning heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, the WBC said Tuesday.
Anthony Joshua has promised Jarrell Miller he will “strip him of his soul” when he defends his world heavyweight titles as he responded to taunts from his US challenger he was a “posh” champion.
Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has urged his eldest son to stay out of the ring after the 19-year-old’s forays into fighting made young man’s mother cry.

Fury’s new ESPN deal casts shadow over Wilder rematch

Tyson Fury has signed a multi-year, multi-fight agreement with United States broadcaster ESPN which could threaten the British heavyweight’s prospects of a world title rematch with Deontay Wilder.

China’s Xu stuns Rojas to win featherweight battle

Chinese boxer Xu Can registered a stunning upset of Jesus Rojas with a 12-round unanimous decision victory in a featherweight title fight on Saturday.

‘Like a fine wine’: Philippines cheers Pacquiao victory

Raucous cheers erupted from Philippine boxing fans in Manila who jumped in joy to celebrate the victory of Manny Pacquiao against Adrien Broner on Sunday, comparing their 40-year-old idol to a “fine wine”.

For relaxed Mayweather, Japan fight ‘all about entertainment’

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 retains heavyweight crown after Fury thriller ends in draw

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.

Pacquiao says trainer Roach ‘never left’ his team

Roach was reported to have been upset by his dismissal, but agreed to return after late-night talks with the fighter last week.

Meet Japan’s ‘Ninja Boy’, who aims to stun Floyd Mayweather

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.

WATCH: Boxer bizarrely attacks his own trainer!

Georgian Levan Shonia clearly didn’t take his 12th career defeat too well…

UFC star Khabib wants to battle Floyd Mayweather

Mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a page out of Conor McGregor’s playbook.

Joshua does the business in retaining heavyweight title

But he had a tough time against opponent Alexander Povetkin.

World heavyweight champ Charr fails drugs test

The 33-year-old, who was born in Lebanon but lives in Germany, was due to defend his title against American Fres Oquendo.

Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win

Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals.

Sink Floyd! Pacquiao wants second crack at Mayweather

‘Let’s do a second one,’ pleads the Filipino legend.

Pacquiao ‘ready’ to regain title after weigh-in with Matthysse

The weigh-in was held in mildly chaotic scenes at a packed auditorium in the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur.


 


 

 


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