Staying loose in New York(by Roy Jones jr. ESPN)

By Roy Jones Special to ESPN.com Roy Jones Jr. challenges light heavyweight world champion Joe Calzaghe on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at New York’s Madison Square Garden in “Battle of the Superpowers,” a showdown between two of boxing’s biggest stars. Throughout his training camp, and up until fight night, Jones has been keeping […]

Sturm dominates Sylvester to defend boxing title

OBERHAUSEN, Germany (AFP) — Germany’s WBA middleweight world champion Felix Sturm had few problems defending his title on Saturday as he saw off compatriot Sebastian Sylvester with a unanimous points decision. The 29-year-old dominated Sylvester in is his first world title fight – the first between two German boxers for eight years. Read Story Discuss […]

The big game: Hyderabad firm puts Obama, McCain in boxing ring

Hyderabad, November 2 : While the world is watching Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his Republican counterpart John McCain snipe at each other in campaigns and televised discussions, teenagers across the world are making them slug it out virtually in an online game called “Big Fight”. The online game pits the two presidential hopefuls […]

Coupons for De La Hoya-Pacquiao PPV available on select products

Rebates can defray cost of purchasing megafight Coupons for De La Hoya-Pacquiao PPV available on select products By STEVE CARP REVIEW-JOURNAL Fans who plan to purchase the pay-per-view telecast of the Dec. 6 showdown between Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao might be able to watch the fight for virtually nothing. Golden Boy Promotions […]

Donaire stops Mthalane to keep IBF flyweight title

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 […]