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Pacquiao beats Thurman on split decision

07 July, 2019 6:23 pm 6:23 pm

(Reuters) – Manny Pacquiao beat defending champion Keith Thurman on a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship at the end of an electrifying fight in Las Vegas. Two judges scored it 115-112 to Pacquiao and another gave it 114-113 to Thurman, who suffered his first defeat in 30 fights. … Read More


Boxer Aamir defeats Australian counterpart Billy to claim WBC International...

07 July, 2019 8:38 am 8:38 am

JEDDAH (92 NEWS) – Pakistani born British boxer Amir Khan knocked out Australian counterpart Billy Dib to claim the WBC international welterweight title in a fight in Saudi Arabia on late Friday. Khan defeated Billi Dab in fourth round of boxing fight that was witnessed by a large number of Saudis and foreign visitors. Former … Read More

Boxing, Sadaf, Khadem, break, barrier, Iranian, women

Boxing: Sadaf Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

04 April, 2019 7:04 pm 7:04 pm

ROYAN, France (Reuters) – Two years after a clandestine impromptu training session on the hills of Tehran, Sadaf Khadem will become the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing fight, hoping to lead the way in the Islamic Republic. The bout will take place in western France on Saturday after the 24-year-old met with … Read More

Boxing, Pacquiao, Mayweather, signing, Japan, Rizin

Boxing: Pacquiao follows Mayweather in signing with Japan’s Rizin

04 April, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Filipino multiple world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has signed with Rizin, the Japanese mixed martial arts organisation that put together Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition fight in Tokyo on New Year’s Eve, its CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara said on Monday. Sakakibara posted photographs on Twitter of the 40-year-old Pacquiao signing a contract. “I’m here in … Read More

Wilder calls out ‘coward’ Joshua before clash with Fury

10 October, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

LONDON (Reuters) – WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder labelled Britain’s Anthony Joshua a “coward” for failing to secure a bout between the two, hours before the American then clashed with upcoming opponent Tyson Fury at a news conference on Monday. Joshua’s promotion team Matchroom Boxing did not immediately respond to Reuters for comment by email … Read More

Joshua sees Povetkin as toughest fight since Klitschko

09 September, 2018 10:42 am 10:42 am

LONDON (Reuters) – World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua expects his title defence against Russian Alexander Povetkin on Saturday to be his toughest fight since Wladimir Klitschko — and to end with a similar outcome. Joshua, 28, knocked out Ukrainian Klitschko at Wembley in April 2017 and the 2012 Olympic champion is returning to the national … Read More