Category Archives: Boxing

Wilder, Szpilka send message to heavyweight rivals

Unbeaten world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and his next challenger, Poland’s Artur Szpilka, took aim Wednesday at rival champion Tyson Fury in announcing their January 16 matchup in New York.

Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao (Wikimedia Commons)

Many Pacquiao next fight rumors: PacMan delays announcement of next foe

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has delayed the planned announcement of his next opponent in what could be the final fight of his legendary career.

Boxing: Wilder to defend heavyweight crown versus Szpilka

Wilder owns the World Boxing Council title and was looking at a fight against Ukraine’s unbeaten Vyacheslav Glazkov, but when Britain’s undefeated Tyson Fury dethroned Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision last month, the landscape changed and a deal with Szpilka was made for a January 16 bout.

Boxing champ Tyson Fury reported for ‘hate crime’ to police

Greater Manchester Police say on Tuesday they have received a report of a “hate crime” regarding Fury’s comments, which were published in a newspaper interview before his victory over Wladimir Klitschko in a heavyweight title fight on Nov. 28.

Boxing: Police investigate ‘homophobic’ Fury comments

Fury, 27, has attracted controversy after likening homosexuality to paedophilia, with over 105,000 people signing a petition calling for his removal from the shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

Boxing: Fury stripped of IBF belt

British heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has been stripped of one his world titles less than two weeks after winning it, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

Boxing: Fury blasted for women ‘belong in kitchen, bedroom’ slur

New world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has sparked fresh controversy with derogatory remarks about women, including Olympic and world heptathlete champion Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Manny Pacquiao with trainer Freddie Roach (Wikipedia)

Manny Pacquiao Next Fight News: PacMan is 80 to 90 percent ready for return [VIDEO]

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announced in New York Monday that he was ”80 to 90 percent healed” from a shoulder operation and expected to return to training within weeks.

Amir Khan (Wikipedia)

Boxing News: Amir Khan hacks out unanimous decision win over Chris Algieri

Britain’s Amir Khan won by unanimous decision Friday over Chris Algieri possibly setting the stage for a September fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2015 (Wikipedia)

Mayweather pulls off unanimous decision win over Pacquiao

The smoke has finally cleared and Floyd Mayweather Jr. remains undefeated.