LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AFP) — Nonito Donaire of the Philippines retained his International Boxing Federation flyweight world title Saturday with a sixth-round technical knockout of South African Moruti Mthalane. Referee Joe Cortez stopped the fight at 1:31 of the sixth after Donaire had opened a cut on the inside of Mthalane's left eyelid. Donaire improved to 21-1 with 13 … [Read more...] about Donaire stops Mthalane to keep IBF flyweight title
Nov 2 2008 by Blair Wood, Wales On Sunday GOODBYES are always emotional, but, as he savours the respect and adulation he has always craved, Joe Calzaghe insists pride and not pain will characterize his swan song next weekend. Presuming Calzaghe honours his retirement promise after Saturday’s superfight with Roy Jones Jnr, Wales will, without doubt, be bidding a fond … [Read more...] about Boxing: Calzaghe planning to cap career with a farewell to remember
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. left no doubt with his performance Saturday night. Chavez dominated his 10-round super welterweight fight against Matt Vanda from start to finish for the unanimous decision victory at Mandalay Bay. It was a rematch of their July bout in Hermosillo, Mexico, where Chavez took a controversial split decision, a victory some felt was the … [Read more...] about Chavez Jr. dominates rematch with Vanda
Australia's Vic Darchinyan was at his brutal best in Los Angeles today, scoring a stunning knockout victory in his historic super flyweight world title unification bout against Mexican champion Cristian Mijares. Darchinyan knocked Mijares down with a vicious uppercut in the first round and finished him off in the ninth with a powerful left. Read Story Discuss this topic … [Read more...] about Darchinyan stuns boxing world with historic win
Boxing is on the ropes in the national sports landscape, often described by observers these days as a "niche" sport. If so, that niche is in the suburbs, where boxing is far from down for the count. In the D.C. area, in particular, the sport is thriving as spectator event: Five shows will be staged locally in November, the first one Saturday night at the Patriot Center. … [Read more...] about THOM LOVERRO: Boxing a ‘niche’ sport? Not in this area
Top Rank's "Final Impact" PPV weights Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. 156 vs. Matt Vanda 156 Nonito Donaire 112 vs. Moruti Mthalane 111 Jorge Arce 115 vs. Isidro Garcia 115 Lamont Peterson 140 vs. Lanardo Tyner 140 Showtime Boxing Card weights Cristian Mijares 115 vs. Vic "The Raging Bull" Darchinyan115 Andre "Matrix" Dirrell 167.5 vs. Victor Oganov 167.5 … [Read more...] about Fighters make weight for November 1st showdown.
Halloween is coming up and people dressing up as scary monsters, celebs, and other different types of people is part of the costume celebration on this festive holiday. … [Read more...] about In Honor of HALLOWEEN Scariest Looking Fighters.
It is official Angelo Dundee the Legendary Trainer of Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard has been brought in to assist Oscar De La Hoya with his preparation for the upcoming Dec. 6th showdown against the Pride of the Philippines and consensus Pound for Pound King Manny Pacquiao. Oscar adding Dundee could be a hindrance since he has already brought in Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain … [Read more...] about It’s Official Angelo Dundee joins Oscar De La Hoya’s Training Camp
Boxing fans will gather in Birmingham on Friday night to witness the final fight of a man who should be remembered for ever as Britain’s most spectacular sporting loser. Even in the crowded gallery of British sporting failures, the career of Peter Buckley stands apart. Beside his record, the ski-jumping career of Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards appears only moderately … [Read more...] about World’s worst boxer throws in the towel on lucrative career as human punchbag(TimesOnline)
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Saw this interesting video from 2000 about Boxing in Ghana. There have been many Successful Boxers coming out of Ghana such as Azumah Nelson, Ike Quartey, Joshua Clottey and Ben Tackie to name a few. 5 September 2000 The inspiring story of Alfred Tetteh who rose from the steetfighting arena of Ghana's suburbs to find success on the world's greatest stage. Video … [Read more...] about Boxing in the Blood – Ghana
This Saturday November 1, 2008 a few interesting match ups will happen on the same night but on different channels. Live from Las Vegas,Nevada at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino, Filipino American Flyweight Champion Nonito Donaire will defend his IBF/IBO flyweight titles against South African Moruti Mthalane on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Matt Vanda Rematch … [Read more...] about Donaire fights on PPV,Mijares vs Darchinyan on Showtime Boxing.