boxing

Boxer Alvarez fumes at Messi celebration video after beating Mexico

Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez issued a thinly-veiled threat to Lionel Messi on Monday after he took offence at a dressing-room video appearing to show the Argentine forward nudge away a Mexican jersey with his foot after their World Cup win over "El Tri".

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Ex-boxing referee admits cheating to help Pacquiao win fight 22 years ago

Former boxing referee Carlos Padilla has admitted cheating to help fellow Filipino Manny Pacquiao defeat Australian Nedal "Skinny" Hussein in a fight more than two decades ago.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Boxer Alvarez fumes at Messi celebration video after beating Mexico

Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez issued a thinly-veiled threat to Lionel Messi on Monday after he took offence at a dressing-room video appearing to show the Argentine forward nudge away a Mexican jersey with his foot after their World Cup win over "El Tri".

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Mayweather scores KO in front of watching Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather knocked out mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura in the second round on Sunday in Japan in the latest of the boxing great's post-retirement exhibitions.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Tyson Fury to retire from boxing

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he is retiring from boxing on his 34th birthday on Friday, having previously performed a number of U-turns over his future in the sport.

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

Lewis slams Mayweather-McGregor as "ridiculous"

Boxing hall of famer Lennox Lewis will be not spending his money on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight, and says he "can't take it serious" because the outcome is too predictable.

February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017

Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in April

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April 23 after weeks of conflicting reports.

February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017

Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout.

January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017

Don’t count the days, make the days count

The boxing icon who inspired many champions, in sports and life, Muhammad Ali is widely regarded as one of the most significant and renowned sports figures of the 20th century.

November 15, 2016
November 15, 2016

Pacquiao teases Mayweather rematch

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has teased fans about a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather, smiling as he gamely showed off a suit with pictures of himself and Mayweather on the lining.

November 14, 2016
November 14, 2016

Ex-boxing champ steers young Belgians away from jihad

He was one of the best middleweight boxers of his time and is now a Belgian lawmaker, but Bea Diallo says he understands what turns youngsters to the dark side.