It all started back in 2015 with a few punching bags, training equipment displayed in a garage and the dream of getting into the ring to compete.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Boxing will reform a judging system tainted by manipulation to regain its place on the program for the 2028 Olympics, the president of the newly renamed International Boxing Association said Monday. Boxing, weightlifting and modern pentathlon were all left off the initial list of sports for the 2028 Los Angeles Games […]
GENEVA (AP) — Boxing, weightlifting and modern pentathlon were set a target of about 18 months on Thursday to make changes in order to keep their status as Olympic sports for the 2028 Los Angeles Games. The governing bodies of boxing and weightlifting were described as problem children by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Nico Ali Walsh studied everything from a ticket stub to a scale, loving all the memorabilia from some of boxing’s biggest names and nights. Well, except for a picture of his grandfather getting cracked in the head by Joe Frazier’s thunderous left hand. Muhammad Ali’s grandson has followed him into boxing […]
CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — Roy Jones Jr., Miguel Cotto and James Toney have been elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame along with three-division female champions Regina Halmich and Holly Holm. Also selected for induction were publicist Bill Caplan in the Non-Participant category and journalist Ron Borges and historian-producer Bob Yalen in the Observer […]
Eric de Guzman is the owner of Teofista Boxing Sables which is based out of Cochrane on Lochend Road. One of the highlights of his coaching career to date was involved with UFC244 at Madison Square Garden where one President Donald J. Trump was in attendance.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — They don’t call Japanese boxer Naoya Inoue “The Monster” for nothing. The WBA and IBF bantamweight world champion is undefeated, with all but three of his wins by knockout — mostly in the early rounds. Drawing praise as one of the best “pound for pound” active boxers around, and the best […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stephen Fulton Jr. unified the WBO and WBC titles Saturday night with a majority decision over Brandon Figueroa in a matchup between undefeated super bantamweight world champions. The showdown was set up earlier this year with each fighter capturing a world title by defeating an undefeated opponent, as Fulton bested Angelo […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terrence Crawford stopped Shawn Porter in the 10th round by technical knockout Saturday night in one of the most anticipated bouts of the year. Crawford (38-0) retained his WBO welterweight title and extended his streak of KOs or TKOs to nine in front of a sold-out crowd of 11,568 at Mandalay […]
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Demetrius Andrade stopped Jason Quigley of Ireland in the second round Friday night to retain his World Boxing Organization middleweight title at Southern New Hampshire University Arena. The 33-year-old Andrade, from Providence, Rhode Island, improved to 31-0 with his 15th knockout, dropping Quigley (19-2, 14 knockouts) three times. In the second […]