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‘I’ll be ready in December’ insists Anthony Joshua in response to Tyson Fury’s offer of British heavyweight clash

September 6, 2022  

Tyson Fury has called out Anthony Joshua for a “Battle of Britain”; Joshua responds on Twitter, saying he would be ready to fight in December; Oleksandr Usyk is not expected to be ready fo... Read More

Achieng vs Basheel: Long-awaited boxing bout finally goes down

October 22, 2021  

The long wait is over as the vacant Commonwealth Light Welterweight title is up for grabs on Mashujaa day in Nairobi when Kenya’s Sarah Achieng takes on Anisha Basheel at Charter Hall, Nairobi. The bo... Read More

Achieng vs Basheel: Pugilists raring to go in Commonwealth light-welterweight title fight

October 20, 2021  

Sarah Achieng and Anisha Basheel met for the first time Tuesday morning during the weigh-in and face-off at Charter Hall from 11am, just a day before they took on each other in the ring on Wednesday. ... Read More

Boxing: Anisha Basheel replaces compatriot Chisale as Sarah Achieng opponent

October 10, 2021  

Malawi’s Commonwealth lightweight champion Anisha Basheel has replaced compatriot Ruth Chisale as Sarah Achieng’s opponent for the Commonwealth light-welterweight title fight on 20th Octob... Read More

Manny Pacquaio: Boxing legend files certificate for Philippines presidency

October 6, 2021  

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has officially filed his certificate of candidacy for president in the May 2022 elections in Philipines. The 42-year-old is the first presidential aspirant to file his can... Read More

Manny Pacquiao loses to Yordenis Ugas on return to ring

August 23, 2021  

Manny Pacquiao lost on his return to the ring after a two-year absence as Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas upset the odds to win by unanimous decision and retain his WBA (super) welterweight title. Pacquiao... Read More

Returning Pacquiao ready to reclaim WBA crown against Ugas

August 20, 2021  

Manny Pacquiao says a change of opponent has not affected his training as he attempts to reclaim his world welterweight crown after a two-year absence from the ring on Saturday. The Filipino boxing ic... Read More

Rayton Okwiri: Kenyan pro boxer returns to action, eyes world title bout

August 13, 2021  

Kenya’s Africa middleweight champion Rayton Okwiri (6-0-1) returns to the ring on Saturday to take on Columbia’s Fidel Monterrosa Munoz (39-25-1) in an eight-round non-title fight in Portl... Read More

Poirier beats Conor McGregor after Irishman breaks leg in the first round at UFC 264

July 11, 2021  

Conor McGregor was sensationally defeated for the second time in two fights after breaking his leg at UFC 264 on Saturday night in Las Vegas. The Irishman, 32, was stopped after the first round agains... Read More

Fury v Wilder III: Fight off following Covid-19 case in Briton’s camp

July 9, 2021  

The trilogy fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas on 24 July has been postponed after the Briton tested positive for coronavirus. A source close to Fury told BBC Sport the WBC world... Read More

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