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What manner of sports are these?

September 4, 2019 Admin III 0

“Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died in the United States following injuries sustained during his fight with Subriel Matias. The 28-year-old underwent emergency brain surgery in Washington after his super-lightweight bout with Puerto Rican, Matias was stopped after the 11th round by his corner man. Dadashev was unable to walk to the dressing room and was immediately hospitalised. Doctors operated Read More

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Boxing: Sugar lures Mayweather, Pacquiao

August 15, 2019 Admin III 0

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard has called on Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement and face Manny Pacquiao in the ring one more time. Despite both men being in their 40s, Leonard believes it would be a ‘great fight’ between the two. ‘Put it this way, it should be done. People will watch it’, he told TMZ. ‘It’s two guys in their 40s. When Read More

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Ruiz Jr’s US claim denied by AJ’s camp

August 14, 2019 Admin III 0

Andy Ruiz Jr has claimed that a rematch with Anthony Joshua will be on “my terms” and “in the United States” – but promoter Eddie Hearn has reiterated that a deal has already been finalised to go to Saudi Arabia. IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion Ruiz Jr broke his silence on a second fight against Joshua on Wednesday by Read More

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Heavyweight bout: Anthony Joshua wants Ruiz rematch at England

August 6, 2019 Admin III 0

Anthony Joshua has revealed he wants his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr to take place on his UK ‘stomping ground’, with Cardiff’s Principality Stadium his preferred option. Joshua was stunned back in June when he was stopped in the seventh round of his voluntary defence at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The defeat saw him lose his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO Read More

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Anthony Joshua vows to fight on, retrieve heavyweight title

July 20, 2019 Admin III 0

Anthony Joshua insists he is more motivated than ever to win back his world heavyweight titles. The British boxer was knocked out in the seventh round by underdog Andy Ruiz Jnr at Madison Square Garden last month.   But the 29-year-old has put the defeat behind him and is now ready to bounce back.  “I’ve always said don’t let the failures get Read More

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Pacquiao, Thurman talk tough ahead heavyweight clash

July 20, 2019 Admin III 0

Manny Pacquiao plans to teach WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman a painful lesson when the two face off in Las Vegas on Saturday. “I want to teach him, like a professor,” the 40-year-old Pacquiao, who is 10 years Thurman’s senior, told Fox Business on Friday. Pacquiao said he was in better shape now than when he faced Adrien Broner in Read More

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Pacquiao denies deal for heavyweight clash with Khan

July 16, 2019 Admin III 0

Manny Pacquiao’s publicist has denied a deal has been agreed to fight Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia in November. Khan claims the bout in Riyadh on 8 November is “signed off and done” following his stoppage win over Australia’s Billy Dib in the Middle East on Friday. But Pacquiao’s spokesperson Fred Sternberg told BBC Sport: “Manny has not signed any Read More

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Breaking: Ex-heavyweight champion rescued from ‘Yatch death den’

June 25, 2019 Admin III 0

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was rescued by Spanish coastguard after the luxury yacht he was on board caught fire. The 43-year-old, who retired from boxing in August 2017, was on holiday off the coast of Mallorca. “Our trip Sunday night ended up in our boat igniting and family and friends being evacuated by coastguard and fire rescue team,” the Ukrainian, who Read More

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Heavyweight: Fury, Schwarz set for big clash in London

June 15, 2019 Admin III 0

Tyson Fury says he may need to get up off the canvas to avoid a shock heavyweight defeat by Tom Schwarz on a hectic Saturday night of boxing. Fury faces unfancied German Schwarz in Las Vegas after Josh Warrington defends his IBF world featherweight title against Kid Galahad in Leeds. Warrington – whose fight is set to start around 22:00 Read More

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Boxing blow: Khan in pains after going down to Crawford defeat

April 21, 2019 Admin III 0

Amir Khan was found in tears in his dressing room after losing against Terence Crawford with the WBO welterweight title at stake. The two-weight world champion was left unable to continue after a low blow by Bud in the sixth round, with trainer Virgul Hunter pulling him out. Khan was floored in the opening round by the undefeated American, and was Read More

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Breaking: Crawford hands low-blow, beats Khan to submission

April 21, 2019 Admin III 0

Amir Khan ducked out of his final shot at greatness after a low-blow from welterweight champion Terence Crawford forced him to quit. The 32-year-old Bolton hero was dropped in the first round and looked doomed but rallied his way back into the contest up until the sixth. But a groin-shot at 47 seconds of the midway point forced him to Read More

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Pictures: Wilder ‘lures’ Klitschko out of retirement

April 6, 2019 Admin III 0

Deontay Wilder has tried to persuade Wladimir Klitschko to come out of retirement and join the golden era of heavyweight boxing.  The American will fight Dominic Breazeale on May 18 after failing to agree terms with either of his major rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.  But he wants the former world champion Klitschko to enter the fray and cash in on what would be a Read More

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Usman emerges first Nigerian to become African-born champion at UFC

March 3, 2019 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman has become the first African UFC champion after comprehensively beating American Tyron Woodley at UFC 235. Usman claimed the welterweight title in a dominant decision, outscoring the three-time defending champion 50-44, 50-44 and 50-45 on the judge’s scorecards. Originally from Nigeria and now fighting out of South Florida, Usman dominated from beginning till the end to become Read More

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Pacquiao punches down Broner, retains WBO world title

January 20, 2019 Admin III 0

Manny Pacquiao retained his WBA world welterweight title with a convincing unanimous points win over Adrian Broner in Las Vegas. The Filipino, in his 70th fight and his first as a 40-year-old, rocked the former four-weight world champion with a stunning left in the ninth round. He dominated his American opponent, who is 11 years his junior, connecting with more Read More

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Heavyweight bout: Fury weighs-in ahead Wilder clash in Los Angeles

November 30, 2018 Admin III 0

Tyson Fury emerged through the sun roof pointing to the sky as the undefeated English fighter arrived in style ahead of the weigh-in for his heavyweight bout with Deontay Wilder. The 30-year-old is facing the biggest fight of his professional career since he became the heavyweight champion of the world by beating Wladimir Klitschko in Germany in 2015. There was some talk Read More

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Anxiety as Joshua, Wilder fight draws near

April 7, 2018 Admin III 0

  Eddie Hearn is poised to send over a new offer to Deontay Wilder to fight Anthony Joshua. After months of both boxers calling each other out after their respective fights and on social media, the prospect of a unification fight seems the closest it’s ever been. Wilder’s manager Shelly Finkel says AJ’s promoter Hearn has told them he has Read More

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Title bout: D-day as Joshua, Parker finally clash in Cardiff

March 30, 2018 Admin III 0

Boxing fans all over the world are expecting an explosive bout that will bring back the era of the legendary Muhammad Ali and Iron Mike Tyson who rode the boxing world like a colossus. Heavyweight boxers, Nigerian-born British boxer Anthony Joshua and New Zealander, Joseph Parker will both put their belts on the line in a major title fight so Read More

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Parker: I’ve ‘the secret code’ for Joshua’s downfall

March 24, 2018 Admin III 0

Joseph Parker claims he can use Anthony Joshua’s finest moment to mastermind his downfall. Parker has Joshua’s epic Wembley win over Wladimir Klitschko playing on a continuous loop when he trains at David Haye’s gym in south London. Although Joshua stopped Klitschko to unify the WBA Super and IBF belts, Parker feels he showed flaws he can exploit when they Read More

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NBB of C endorses Anthony Joshua’s planned homecoming

December 16, 2017 Admin III 0

The President of Nigerian Boxing Board of Control, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo has endorsed plans by a firm, Peel Aston Global to sponsor the visit of boxing champion, Anthony Joshua to Nigeria. The PAG Director, Khomeini Bukhari in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the NBB of C president had thrown his weight behind arrangements to bring to Nigeria the Read More

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Mayweather ‘ghost’ still hunts Hatton, years after

December 9, 2017 Admin III 0

Ricky Hatton is still haunted by the “embarrassing” refereeing performance he feels robbed him of a fair fight with Floyd Mayweather. On December 8, 2007 the brilliant Manchester fighter took his army of fans to Las Vegas for the biggest fight of his career against one of history’s greatest boxing brains. The plan was to bankrupt the Money Man with Read More

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Boxer Ekundayo gets help, as firm foots medical bills 

October 4, 2017 Admin III 0

A firm, Peel Aston Global has donated some money to  United Kingdom-based boxer, Larry Ekundayo to enable him get medical treatment  for his broken hand. The Nigeria-born boxer who broke his hand in a World Boxing Organisation intercontinental title fight in July, 2017 had disclosed that his career would be on the line if he did not receive urgent medical Read More