Forget Mayweather v McGregor and Joshua v Klitschko, in a year of great fights the meeting of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is the biggest of the lot… and here’s why

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  Gennady Golovkin faces Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas on September 16  For many boxing fans, it is the fight they have been waiting for all year  Golovkin is unbeaten but Canelo is seen as the next big pay-per-view draw    Boxing fans have been spoiled for choice in 2017. In almost every weight […]

Manny Pacquiao Rallies Philippine Troops in Battle Against ISIS

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Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao lifted the spirits of Philippine troops in a visit on Saturday to a southern city where soldiers have been battling pro-Daesh (the so-called Islamic State) militants for over two months. The boxer-turned-senator, dressed in a military camouflage uniform, joked that he would join the fight in the city of Marawi […]

Big Baby, Washington looking for KO win

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Heavyweight contenders Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (18-0-1, 16 KOs) and Gerald Washington (18-1-1, 12 KOs) turned up for an open-to-the-public media workout Wednesday at Modell’s Sporting Goods in Brooklyn before they enter the ring this weekend at the Barclays Center. The fight will be available on Facebook Live and YouTube prior to the live Showtime […]

BSA pulls no punches over brain scans

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Boxing South Africa (BSA) has vowed not to have its process of updating boxers’ medical records – particularly of those who are older than 35 – derailed. This comes in the wake of the national governing body ordering 80 licensed professional boxers to submit their brain scans as required before their fights. BSA has made […]

2017 Mid-Year Awards

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Boxing ain’t what it used to be. Although fans do not truly long for a revisit of the “bum of the month” tour, more activity by the top fighters would certainly be appreciated. As recently as 2013 Gennady Golovkin fought four times in one calendar year. So far in 2017, only one champion has fought […]

A fight between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor would be a “circus” and a “farce”,

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A fight between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor would be a "circus" and a "farce", A fight between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor would be a “circus” and a “farce”, says boxing great Oscar de la Hoya. Ireland’s McGregor, 28, claims he has signed his half of a deal […]