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21 DECEMBER 2014

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Pascal title fight with Kovalev set-Image1

Canada's Jean Pascal will face light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev on March 14 at the Bell Centre, the fight promoters announced Wednesday. The former WBC champion from Laval, Que., will try to wrest the WBO, IBF and WBA belts from Kovalev, who unified the titles with a convincing 12-round victory over veteran Bernard Hopkins on Nov. 8. Pascal is coming off a controversial bout last week that was ruled a no contest when opponent Roberto Bolonti did not get up after he was hit coming ou ... Pascal title fight with Kovalev set-Image1

Mayweather Says "A Lot of Racism" Present in BoxingRead More

Master media manipulator Floyd Mayweather flurried with another rapid-fire power punch combo on Wednesday, taking to his preferred outlet, Fighthype , and scoring with launches aimed at Oscar De La Hoya, Bob Arum, Manny Pacquiao--but of course--and in fact the sport as a whole, which he labeled racist in a chat with gentle inquisitor Ben Thompson. "It's a lot of racism that goes on in the sport of boxing," he said. ... Mayweather Says "A Lot of Racism" Present in BoxingRead More

Best Feel-Good Stories In Boxing from 2014

Even in a year like 2014, when mismatches were particularly outrageous and score cards too often egregious, boxing still has plenty of inspiring stories. The drama of the ring always allows some feel-good stories to emerge. ... Best Feel-Good Stories In Boxing from 2014

Boxing News: WBC Announces Mandatory Fights For Each Division, WBC...

The World Boxing Council has announced the respective mandatory challengers in various boxing weight divisions. The boxing organisation made the announcement during the WBC's 52nd annual convention where a record turnout was realised. ... Boxing News: WBC Announces Mandatory Fights For Each Division, WBC...

Boxing News: Canadian Adonis Stevenson Retains Light Heavyweight...

Adonis Stevenson of Canada defended his World Boxing Council world lightweight title on Friday night knocking out Dmitry Sukhotsky of in the fifth round of their title fight on Friday night at the Colisee de Quebec in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Canada's Adonis Stevenson celebrates after defeating Tony Bellew of England during their World Boxing Council light heavyweight title boxing match at the Colisee in Quebec City, December 1, 2013. ... Boxing News: Canadian Adonis Stevenson Retains Light Heavyweight...

Image of Asia: Manila zoo gets in Christmas mood

In this photo by Bullit Marquez, an orangutan named "Pacquiao" and a zoo owner wear Santa costumes while posing for pictures in the Philippine capital, Manila. The orangutan is one of the main attractions in Manny Tangco's private animal collection in Manila's suburb of Malabon, which also includes the native Philippine Brown Deer, in the background. ... Image of Asia: Manila zoo gets in Christmas mood

Tough test for Fury

Heavyweight prospect Hughie Fury will take a huge step-up in class in February when he battles Ukrainian Andriy Rudenko. ... Tough test for Fury

Quigg to miss March date

Britain's world super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg has been ruled out until next summer after surgery on his right hand. ... Quigg to miss March date

Lee eyes Saunders showdown

World-title hopeful Andy Lee hopes to set up a blockbuster battle with British middleweight star Billy Joe Saunders. ... Lee eyes Saunders showdown

Sporting Life boxing schedule

There are some massive fights planned for the new year with Anthony Joshua and Paul Smith in action - see our 2015 diary! ... Sporting Life boxing schedule

Wilder faces Stiverne bout

Knockout specialist Deontay Wilder will face WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne on January 17 in Las Vegas. ... Wilder faces Stiverne bout

Cotto vs. Canelo to Push Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight?

In the world of boxing there are only a few weekends scattered throughout the year when casual fans are intrigued by a big fight. But on May 2, 2015, fight fans might get all those monumental bouts in one night. ... Cotto vs. Canelo to Push Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight?

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao Blamed By Oscar De La Hoya For Boxing PPV Numbers Drop Off

It's perhaps the elephant in the room, but former boxing champion turned promoter Oscar De La Hoya is blaming both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao for the drop in boxing pay-per-view numbers across the boxing landscape for their inability to make the fight which has been highly in-demand for years now. Oscar De La Hoya points towards the crowd before an official weigh-in for WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, ... Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao Blamed By Oscar De La Hoya For Boxing PPV Numbers Drop Off

Mayweather wants Pacquiao in May

Floyd Mayweather has said he is willing to fight Manny Pacquiao next May in what is likely to be the richest fight ever. ... Mayweather wants Pacquiao in May

Lara too good for Smith

Erislandy Lara bounced back from his defeat to Saul Alvarez after easing to a comfortable points verdict over Ishe Smith. ... Lara too good for Smith

Warrington included on Berlin bill

Josh Warrington will fight abroad for the first time after being included on the Arthur Abraham v Paul Smith bill. ... Warrington included on Berlin bill

Boxing Odds - " Ruiz Jr vs. Liakhovich Saturday

Andy Ruiz Jr continues to be undefeated for his career and continuing his climb towards a shot at the heavyweight title. Andy "The Destroyer" Ruiz Jr will face Siarhei "White Wolf" Liakhovich in a heavyweight bout on Saturday at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. ... Boxing Odds - " Ruiz Jr vs. Liakhovich Saturday

Man's best friend! Buddy the dog lives up to his name as he saves...

Jaws of death! Huge saltwater crocodile crushes the shell of endangered dead sea turtle before strutting off with a full stomach The shocking moment an NYPD officer repeatedly punches a 12-year-old black boy during street arrest as onlookers cry foul North Korea infiltrated terror squads into the US in the 1990s to attack nuclear power stations if war broke out Police called after boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. 'throws a fit inside Saks Fifth Avenue and calls sales girl a 'b****' when she bars h ... Man's best friend! Buddy the dog lives up to his name as he saves...

Maloney set for boxing return

Kellie Maloney has announced she is planning to return to boxing by taking on fighters with a new management company. ... Maloney set for boxing return

Floyd Mayweather Throws 'Pissy Fit' After Being Barred From Restroom At Saks

Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is being accused of harassing a sales girl to the point where she summoned the New York police department to the famed Saks Fifth Avenue department store on Wednesday night. The clerk reportedly would not allow the undefeated boxing champ to use a restroom that had been corded off for a special event, according to the New York Daily News . ... Floyd Mayweather Throws 'Pissy Fit' After Being Barred From Restroom At Saks

Khan: Floyd's frightened of me

Amir Khan has taunted Floyd Mayweather, warning: fight me in May or lose your credibility. ... Khan: Floyd's frightened of me

Keith Idec on boxing: Amir Khan-Floyd Mayweather has merit

While talented and very popular in his native England, a past-his-prime Julio Diaz nearly knocked out Khan in Khan's previous fight. And two bouts before he struggled to defeat Diaz, Danny Garcia knocked out Khan in the fourth round of their junior welterweight title fight. ... Keith Idec on boxing: Amir Khan-Floyd Mayweather has merit

Dad hopes Floyd can overcome friends' murder-suicide

Controversial boxing trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. is hopeful that his son, unbeaten superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr., can overcome the trauma of witnessing the murder-suicide of two of his friends. Mayweather Jr. was reportedly on Face Time with Earl Hayes when the rapper shot his wife, Stephanie Moseley, and then committed suicide. ... Dad hopes Floyd can overcome friends' murder-suicide

Sky Bet: Up to £50 matched bet!

Our betting partners Sky Bet have launched a new offer exclusive to sportinglife and oddschecker readers. ... Sky Bet: Up to £50 matched bet!

Fury not expecting Wladimir fight

Tyson Fury is Wladimir Klitschko's mandatory challenger but the Briton doubts whether the Ukrainian dares face him. ... Fury not expecting Wladimir fight

Trainer fears for Crolla's career

Anthony Crolla may never fight again after being attacked while confronting burglars, his trainer Joe Gallagher fears. ... Trainer fears for Crolla's career

Pacquaio responds to Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao has vowed to chase Floyd Mayweather into ring submission after the American offered to fight him in May. ... Pacquaio responds to Mayweather

Stevenson plans power show

Adonis Stevenson expects to knockout Dmitry Sukhotsky this weekend as he sets his sights on a clash with Sergey Kovalev. ... Stevenson plans power show

WBC boss proposes some big changes for boxing

WBC boss proposes some big changes for boxing Some of the most common complaints in professional boxing today involve bad judging, too many alphabet champions, mis... Check out this story on USATODAY.com Actor Jack Nicholson, left, and WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, poswe with one of the WBC's championship belts last year. Some of the most common complaints in professional boxinginvolve bad judging, too many champions, mismatches in the ring, and drug abuse outside of it. ... WBC boss proposes some big changes for boxing

Thurman fails to fire

Keith Thurman had Leonard Bundo on the floor in the first but failed to impress the Vegas crowd by going the distance. ... Thurman fails to fire

Brook: Don't jump the queue, Khan

Kell Brook has told Amir Khan to wait his turn before he gets the big welterweight fights he is chasing. ... Brook: Don't jump the queue, Khan

Andy Lee crowned as WBO king

Andy Lee seized the WBO middleweight title with a dramatic stoppage win over Matt Korobov in Las Vegas. ... Andy Lee crowned as WBO king

Khan far too classy for Devon

Amir Khan beat Devon Alexander by unanimous points decision to take the WBC Silver welterweight title at the MGM Grand. ... Khan far too classy for Devon

Teen held over Crolla attack

A teenager has been arrested over the brutal attack which left Anthony Crolla with a fractured skull and broken ankle. ... Teen held over Crolla attack

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

Amir Khan Condemns Attacks

Boxer Amir Khan has expressed his condemnation and sadness following the recent attacks in Peshawar, Pakistan, which claimed the lives of 148 people, including 132 children. The deplorable attacks have been strongly condemned throughout the world and Khan, who comes from a British-Pakistani background, is the latest voice to express his sadness. ... Amir Khan Condemns Attacks

Khan: 'Money' before Brook

Amir Khan has Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and Kell Brook in his sights. ... Khan: 'Money' before Brook

Crolla suffers fractured skull

Manchester boxer Anthony Crolla will have surgery on Wednesday after an attack by burglars left him with multiple injuries. ... Crolla suffers fractured skull

Gallagher: Crolla so lucky

Trainer Joe Gallagher told Ringside that Anthony Crolla could have been killed when he was hit with a concrete slab. ... Gallagher: Crolla so lucky

Saturday's live blog!

Activial is an 11/2 chance to win the Ladbroke, there's an enhanced 5/1 treble on offer and plenty more in our live blog. ... Saturday's live blog!

Easy night for Stevenson

Adonis Stevenson signed off in style on a frustrating 2014 as he stopped Dmitry Sukhotsky to defend his world title. ... Easy night for Stevenson

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
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