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01 FEBRUARY 2015

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Boxing Champ Manny Pacquiao And Wife Dines With Prince Harry, Boxer Tweets The Royal Experience

Boxing icon and world's only eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and wife Jinkee Pacquiao arrived in London from Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 21, to fulfil their lifelong dream of meeting the Queen at the Buckingham Palace. The self-confessed Anglophile and a huge fan of the royal family was invited to have tea with Prince Harry on Friday, Jan. 23. The two discussed about their charitable interests. ... Boxing Champ Manny Pacquiao And Wife Dines With Prince Harry, Boxer Tweets The Royal Experience

Amir Khan: 'If The Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight Falls Through, I Think ...

Welterweight boxer Amir Khan of Britain celebrates his win over Devon Alexander of the U.S. following their welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada December 13, 2014. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus Amir Khan believes that he has proven himself worthy of a bout with undefeated fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr. Khan thinks that he has already showcased his abilities in his recent fights to earn a shot at Mayweather's perfect record. ... Amir Khan: 'If The Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight Falls Through, I Think ...

'Golovkin is a punching-power machine, but I have the tools to beat him,' says Martin Murray

WORLD middleweight title contender Martin Murray says the past three weeks of gruelling altitude training in Johannesburg is just the preparation he needs ahead of next month's challenge in Monte Carlo. The Fingerpost fighter, who is halfway through an intensive camp in South Africa, tackles the unbeaten Gennady Golovkin on February 21 for the WBA and IBO middleweight belts. ... 'Golovkin is a punching-power machine, but I have the tools to beat him,' says Martin Murray

Stone-faced Holyfield has starring role in road rage PSA

Evander Holyfield, the former world champion heavyweight boxer, is seen during an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Atlanta, Ga. Holyfield is taking part in a Georgia campaign to curtail road rage. ... Stone-faced Holyfield has starring role in road rage PSA

Murray wants Mayweather in his corner

IF Andy Murray needs some expert advice on knocking out the opposition in Sunday night's Open final, he may not have far to look. Providing he has been allowed into Australia by then, undefeated multiple world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr will be in the boxing fan's corner. ... Murray wants Mayweather in his corner

CambridgeNews published Tyler Goodjohn desperate to clinch WBC International light-welter...

Tyler Goodjohn and John Wayne Hibbert at the weigh-in for their WBC International light-welterweight title fight. Picture: Lawrence Lustig The Wentworth boxer will challenge Hibbert for his WBC International light-welterweight crown at London's 02 Arena in a show being televised on Sky Sports. ... CambridgeNews published Tyler Goodjohn desperate to clinch WBC International light-welter...

Klitschko set for NYC defence

Wladimir Klitschko is set to make the next defence of his world heavyweight title against Bryan Jennings. ... Klitschko set for NYC defence

New opponent for Ryder

John Ryder will instead face Billi Godoy after original opponent Les Sherrington was forced to pull out through injury. ... New opponent for Ryder

Fury willing to face Wilder

Tyson Fury is willing to face Deontay Wilder instead of Wladimir Klitschko, but only if the money is right. ... Fury willing to face Wilder

Hibbert stops Goodjohn

John Wayne Hibbert and John Ryder earned stoppage wins over Tyler Goodjohn and Billi Godoy on the Kevin Mitchell undercard at the O2. ... Hibbert stops Goodjohn

Mitchell out-classes Estrada

Kevin Mitchell produced a punch-perfect performance to stop Daniel Estrada and earn another world title shot. ... Mitchell out-classes Estrada

Quigg: Time right for Frampton

Scott Quigg believes Carl Frampton is the ‘easiest’ world champion to face in a unification clash. ... Quigg: Time right for Frampton

Price to take on Brazilian

Liverpool heavyweight David Price will face Irineu Beato Costa Junior on February 21 at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany. ... Price to take on Brazilian

Emotional Brook in home defence

Kell Brook feared he might never walk again, let alone defend his world title, after suffering a vicious knife attack. ... Emotional Brook in home defence

Khan meets with Pacquiao

Amir Khan met with old sparring partner Manny Pacquiao in London on Friday to discuss a potential fight. ... Khan meets with Pacquiao

Chisora to challenge licence ban

Dereck Chisora appeals against the withdrawal of his licence by the British Boxing Board of Control. ... Chisora to challenge licence ban

Cleverly receives Hopkins boost

Nathan Cleverly receives a boost in his bid for a light-heavyweight unification clash with Bernard Hopkins. ... Cleverly receives Hopkins boost

Maccarinelli facing title rematch

Enzo Maccarinelli is ordered to a rematch against Shane McPhilbin for the British cruiserweight title. ... Maccarinelli facing title rematch

Sexton eyes titles with Warrens

Cheshunt's Ashley Sexton believes he can become a future world champion, after signing with Frank Warren Promotions. ... Sexton eyes titles with Warrens

Bellew-McIntosh fight postponed

Tony Bellew's British light-heavyweight title defence against Danny McIntosh is put back two weeks to 27 April after McIntosh pulled out with a chest infection. ... Bellew-McIntosh fight postponed

Rose aiming for world title bout

Brian Rose fights Carson Jones on February 14 at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool ahead of a potential world title fight. ... Rose aiming for world title bout

Khan: I deserve shot at Floyd

Amir Khan believes he is in pole position to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr if the American doesn't face Manny Pacquiao. ... Khan: I deserve shot at Floyd

Mitchell ready for title shot

Kevin Mitchell says time is fast running out for him to fulfill his dream of becoming a world champion. ... Mitchell ready for title shot

Mayweather & Pacquiao irk Leonard

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard implores Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to fight, for the sake of their own legacies. ... Mayweather & Pacquiao irk Leonard

McCloskey has change of opponent

Paul McCloskey has a change of opponent for his contest on 5 May after former IBF champion Julio Diaz pulls out of the bout. ... McCloskey has change of opponent

GB Boxing picks women for Worlds

Britain's three female Olympic boxing hopefuls are chosen for next month's World Championships in Qinhuangdao, China. ... GB Boxing picks women for Worlds

Klitschko to fight Thompson again

Wladimir Klitschko defends his heavyweight world titles against American Tony Thompson on 7 July. ... Klitschko to fight Thompson again

Khan one-dimensional - Peterson

Lamont Peterson says Amir Khan is incapable of altering his game-plan for their May rematch and that his British rival is mentally "all over the place". ... Khan one-dimensional - Peterson

Fury stops Rogan in Belfast bout

Former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury remains unbeaten as he stops Martin Rogan in five rounds. ... Fury stops Rogan in Belfast bout

GB boxers progress in qualifier

Heavyweight Warren Baister moves closer to Olympic qualification with a thrilling win over France's Abdoulaye Diane in Turkey. ... GB boxers progress in qualifier

Groves out of world title fight

George Groves pulls out of his WBO super-middleweight world title fight against Robert Stieglitz because of injury. ... Groves out of world title fight

Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Lightweight Josh Taylor qualifies for the Olympics, ensuring there will be one Scot in the GB boxing team. ... Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

Nathan Cleverly withdraws from his WBO light-heavyweight title defence against Robin Krasniqi because of illness. ... Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

Carl Froch may 'never fight again'

The 37-year-old Froch was reportedly negotiating a deal to face former WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr at 168 pounds on March 28 in Las Vegas. The 28-year-old Chavez instead signed to meet Andrzej Fonfara on April 18. "It wouldn't surprise me if decided never to fight again," said Smith . ... Carl Froch may 'never fight again'

Team Fight to Walk Begins Pushups for Paralysis Challenge

Captain Boyd "Rainmaker" Melson and Team Fight to Walk have started the Pushups for Paralysis challenge. Melson created the challenge to assist fundraising efforts for America's first clinical trial to help cure Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries. ... Team Fight to Walk Begins Pushups for Paralysis Challenge

Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao -- Deal Done ... Fight Set

Floyd Mayweather has agreed to fight Manny Pacquiao ... multiple sources tell TMZ Sports ... who say the two finally came to an agreement moments ago. The two sides had been trying to hammer out a deal for a while to square off at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2nd. ... Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao -- Deal Done ... Fight Set

Explosive Rios stops Alvarado

Brandon Rios forced Mike Alvarado into a third-round stoppage to settle another score and win their trilogy. ... Explosive Rios stops Alvarado

Goodjohn is no match - Hibbert

John Wayne Hibbert says there is no chance of losing his WBC International title against Tyler Goodjohn on Saturday. ... Goodjohn is no match - Hibbert

Mitchell makes weight

Kevin Mitchell and Daniel Estrada have made the weight ahead of their showdown at the O2 in London on Saturday. ... Mitchell makes weight

Brook shows fighting spirit

Trainer Dominic Ingle told our Simon Crawford he was always convinced Kell Brook would return to the ring. ... Brook shows fighting spirit

Godoy ready for Ryder test

Billi Godoy will draw on the experience of beating a former world champion when he takes on John Ryder on Saturday night. ... Godoy ready for Ryder test

Estrada warning for Mitchell

Daniel Estrada has warned Kevin Mitchell he is in for a tough night at The O2 on Saturday night. ... Estrada warning for Mitchell

Boylan: Experience will be key

Ricky Boylan has dismissed Tommy Martin’s victory claims ahead of their clash for the English light-welterweight title.. ... Boylan: Experience will be key

Langford plans big for 2015

Tommy Langford kicks off his 2015 campaign next month and aims to end the year with his first championship title. ... Langford plans big for 2015

Gavin signs up with Matchroom

British welterweight champion Frankie Gavin has joined the Matchroom stable and will headline a May show in Birmingham. ... Gavin signs up with Matchroom

Mexican great backs Estrada

Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez has backed Daniel Estrada to "put on a show" against Kevin Mitchell on Saturday night. ... Mexican great backs Estrada

Khan still hopeful on Mayweather bout

Amir Khan still hopes to land a blockbuster fight against Floyd Mayweather, with Manny Pacquiao an alternative option. ... Khan still hopeful on Mayweather bout

Fury out to make a statement

Hughie Fury is determined to put recent health issues behind him as he returns to action against Andriy Rudenko next month. ... Fury out to make a statement

Trending Now: Marshawn does it again

Marshawn Lynch sat stoically at today's five-minute media obligation, and responded to questions with "You know why I'm here." Thunder star Kevin Durant will miss Oklahoma City's game tonight against the Knicks because of a sprained big toe on his left foot. ... Trending Now: Marshawn does it again

Kiwi heavyweight David Tua's ex-promoter Cedric Kushner dies from heart attack

Kushner, a native South African who moved to the United States in 1974 and operated his business out of New York, handled Tua for about a decade up till 2010. A regular visitor to New Zealand, he was in the unusual position of promoting both Tua and American journeyman Monte Barrett when they fought to a controversial draw in Atlantic City that year. ... Kiwi heavyweight David Tua's ex-promoter Cedric Kushner dies from heart attack
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