IT is quite difficult to imagine a pro boxer being past his prime after only 16 paid contests.Then again, the case of Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko is different: here is a guy who has been hitting the sandbag since he was a ...
Oct 27, 2020
TEOFIMO Lopez came out on top of Vasiliy Lomachenko in a showdown of lightweight stars, winning by unanimous decision on Saturday in the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas (Sunday, Manila time).Judges scored it 116-112, 119-109 and 117- ...
Oct 18, 2020
LONDON - Anthony Joshua will defend his three heavyweight belts against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 in the first boxing bouts at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.Joshua (23-1, 21 KO) recaptured the WBA, IBF and WBO belts from Andy Ruiz in December. He ...
Mar 3, 2020
CHICAGO - When Nonito Donaire climbed the ring at Saitama Super Arena in Japan on Thursday, he carried with him 277 rounds worth of baggage and damage as a pro fighter for 18 years.His opponent, Naoya Inoue, had a relatively sparse 95 ...
Nov 9, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Errol Spence added the WBC welterweight title to his IBF belt with a thrilling split-decision victory over Shawn Porter on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Spence (26-0) persevered through the biggest challenge of his ascendant career from Porter ( ...
Sep 29, 2019
LAS VEGAS - In every field of sports, age has constantly been the Grim Reaper of an athlete's career. Time slays every competitor. It never gets tired, feels no emotion. It just keeps on ticking.At age 40, it was supposed ...
Jul 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old.Pacquiao (62- ...
Jul 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao, months away from his 41st birthday but looking not a day out of his heyday, beat a game Keith Thurman via split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time)Pacquiao, 40, never got ...
Jul 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician.The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably shied away from lengthy conversations in English is more comfortable in the language. ...
Jul 19, 2019
CAN Keith Thurman walk the talk?From the moment their fight was announced, Manny Pacquiao has received regular doses of harsh words from WBA 'super' welterweight king Keith "One Time" Thurman. Thurman has likened Pacquiao's short arms to a "T-Rex" ...
Jul 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Vasyl Lomachenko wanted a bigger challenge and a more prominent opponent than Anthony Crolla for this Hollywood showcase.When he couldn't get one, the lightweight kingpin took it out on his overmatched foe.Lomachenko defended his WBA and ...
Apr 13, 2019
LONDON - With blood streaming out of his busted nose, Anthony Joshua was in deep trouble once more in front of 80,000 stunned spectators at Wembley Stadium.Alexander Povetkin, a 39-year-old Russian with supposedly his best days behind him, was ...
Sep 23, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - A fiesta-like atmosphere awaits Manny Pacquiao when the rejuvenated boxing hero returns to the loving arms of his countrymen on Monday night.The Filipino senator left this bustling Malaysian capital with his immediate family, friends, and throng of supporters ...
Jul 16, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Jhack Tepora scored a ninth-round technical knockout win over Edivaldo Ortega to claim the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight crown on Sunday morning at the Axiata Arena here.The Filipino sent the Mexican crashing on the floor with a ...
Jul 15, 2018
MERCITO Gesta was outclassed for 12 full rounds by Jorge Linares and failed in his bid to wrest the World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight title on Sunday at The Forum in Inglewood, California.The 30-year-old Filipino never got untracked in ...
Jan 28, 2018
WETZLAR, Germany - Tyron Zeuge retained his WBA super middleweight title by unanimous decision over Paul Smith of England on Saturday.All three judges awarded it 119-108 in favor of the unbeaten German, who had the better of every round bar one ...
Jun 18, 2017
THE muscle stiffness which hampered Manny Pacquiao's training the past week is gone. And so is the shoulder pain.With the problems out of the way, chief trainer Freddie Roach declared that Pacquiao and his training team look forward to shifting ...
May 28, 2017
TOKYO - World Boxing Association (WBA) president Gilberto Mendoza has called for a rematch of the middleweight title fight between Japanese boxer Ryota Murata and France's interim champion Hassan N'Dam.Two judges saw N'Dam win the bout ...
May 21, 2017
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany - Demetrius Andrade defeated Jack Culcay by split decision to take the Ecuadorian-born German's WBA super welterweight title on Saturday.The unbeaten American started well but allowed Culcay to grow in confidence before recovering to convince two of ...
Mar 12, 2017
CARDIFF, Wales - Tyson Fury's license has been suspended by British boxing authorities, hours after the British fighter vacated his world heavyweight titles to concentrate on treatment and recovery from drug use and other personal issues.The British Boxing Board of ...
Oct 13, 2016
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