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Former Champ Mayweather To Pay For Namesake George Floyd's Funeral

George Floyd died last week after a Minneapolis policeman knelt on the 46-year-old man's neck for almost nine minutes. Floyd, who was handcuffed, became unresponsive after almost three minutes ...

I Will Not Fight Behind Closed Doors- Former World Champ Amir Khan States

I Will Not Fight Behind Closed Doors- Former World Champ Amir Khan States

British officials are looking at July as a possible return date for bouts, albeit these would take place in the first instance without spectators at venues ...

Anthony Joshua's Title Bout May Not Be Behind Closed Doors- Hearn

Anthony Joshua's Title Bout May Not Be Behind Closed Doors- Hearn

Joshua beat Andy Ruiz to take the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia in December ...

Anthony Joshua Keen To Prioritize Tyson Fury Heavyweight Bout In 2020

Anthony Joshua Keen To Prioritize Tyson Fury Heavyweight Bout In 2020

The 30-year-old's last fight was a title-winning victory against Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia in December. ...

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua In Isolation After Meeting Prince Charles

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua In Isolation After Meeting Prince Charles

Charles, the eldest son and heir to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of coronavirus and is self-isolating in Scotland, officials said on Wednesday ...

Fury, Wilder Heavyweight Rematch Postponed Due To Virus Fears

Fury, Wilder Heavyweight Rematch Postponed Due To Virus Fears

Promoter Bob Arum told ESPN on Tuesday the rematch had now been rescheduled until October at the earliest because of the COVID-19 outbreak which has brought the sporting world to a standstill. ...

Dethroned Wilder Exercises Rematch Clause And Will Fight Tyson Fury Again

Dethroned Wilder Exercises Rematch Clause And Will Fight Tyson Fury Again

The news comes a week after Britain's Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round of their heavyweight title rematch in Las Vegas. ...

Captain Nick Okoth Becomes First Kenyan Boxer To Book 2020 Olympics Spot

Captain Nick Okoth Becomes First Kenyan Boxer To Book 2020 Olympics Spot

He carded 10 against nine for the Ugandan from all the judges in the first round. In the second, he carded 10 from four of the judges while one gave him a nine against 10 for Masembe, to win on a unanimous points decision. ...

Kenya's Okoth-Led Hit Squad Takes Step Closer To Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualification

Kenya's Okoth-Led Hit Squad Takes Step Closer To Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualification

Captain Nick Okoth, Christine Ongare and Elly Ajowi punched their way to the semifinals on a tough day out to keep their qualification hopes alive ...

Kenya's Rayton Okwiri's Olympics Dream Smashed By Ugandan SSemujji

Kenya's Rayton Okwiri's Olympics Dream Smashed By Ugandan SSemujji

Kenya’s main hopes will now rest on skipper Nick Okoth who progressed to the quarter finals of the featherweight category after out-punching Wilson Semedo of Cape Verde earlier on Sunday ...

Tyson Fury Knocks Out Wilder To Become WBC World Heavyweight Champ

Tyson Fury Knocks Out Wilder To Become WBC World Heavyweight Champ

The self-styled "Gypsy King" from northern England -- who was borne to the ring on a golden throne -- had put on a boxing masterclass in their first fight, but he was clearly ready to brawl from the opening bell on Saturday ...

Unbeaten Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury All Set For WBC Heavyweight Rematch

Unbeaten Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury All Set For WBC Heavyweight Rematch

Both men will be taking unbeaten records into the 12-round contest, with the 34-year-old Wilder looking to add Fury's name to a tally which reads 42-0 with one drawn and 41 knockouts ...

Former WBC Cruiserweight Champ Bellew Tips Fury In Wilder Heavyweight Rematch

Former WBC Cruiserweight Champ Bellew Tips Fury In Wilder Heavyweight Rematch

The 31-year old Brit is 29-0 with one drawn and 20 knockouts while Wilder enters 42-0 with one drawn and 41 knockouts ...

Britain's Tyson Fury Ready For War In Wilder Heavyweight Rematch

Britain's Tyson Fury Ready For War In Wilder Heavyweight Rematch

The 12-round battle of unbeaten fighters for Wilder's World Boxing Council crown is a rematch of a thrilling 2018 draw at Los Angeles ...

Heavyweight Champ Deontay Wilder Takes A Jab At Fury Ahead Of Rematch

Heavyweight Champ Deontay Wilder Takes A Jab At Fury Ahead Of Rematch

Wilder, the reigning WBC champion, climbs back into the ring with British star Fury on February 22, 14 months after the two men battled to a thrilling draw in Los Angeles in December 2018 ...

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