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25 MAY 2015

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Sporting Life Best Bets of the Day

Check out our best bets from the pick of today's sport, including horse racing, football, greyhounds & tennis. ... Sporting Life Best Bets of the Day

Khloe Kardashian has a crush on Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Khlo Kardashian has a crush on Floyd Mayweather Jr. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star, who has an on/off relationship with rapper French Montana, is hoping to go on a date with the 38-year-old boxer after sparks flew between them at a Los Angeles Clippers game recently. A source close to the 30-year-old star said: ''Khlo thinks she could probably tame the bad boy of boxing. ... Khloe Kardashian has a crush on Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Showtime starts preparations for Floyd's last fight

Showtime Sports is set to begin discussions with Floyd Mayweather Jr. for the American boxer's September fight date, which "Money" insists will be the final fight of his career. "Floyd has continued to tell us that he intends to fight September 12 and that it will be the last fight of his career," Showtime Sports boss Stephen Espinoza told Multi Channel News, as quoted by Boxing Scene . ... Showtime starts preparations for Floyd's last fight

Betting Review: Monaco madness

We round up the weekend betting news including a thriller in Monaco and the last day of the Premier League season. ... Betting Review: Monaco madness

Eric Hunter and Taishan Score First Round KOs in SoCal

Philadelphia's Eric Hunter scored three knockdowns of El Paso's Antonio Escalante in the first round and China's giant Taishan followed suit with another first round knockout win on Friday at Fantasy Springs Casino. In a neutral site, it was Philadelphia's Hunter who took control immediately and connected solidly with a leaping left hook to knock down Escalante quickly in the first round. ... Eric Hunter and Taishan Score First Round KOs in SoCal

Fight of century is now battle in court as fans sue Pacquiao

Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. At least 32 U.S. lawsuits seeking class-action status allege Pacquiao should have disclosed a shoulder injury to fans before the fight, which Mayweather won in a unanimous decision after 12 rounds that most fans thought didn't live up to the hype. ... Fight of century is now battle in court as fans sue Pacquiao

ESPN's Boxcino Tournament Finals, tonight in Corona, Calif.

ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" finals of the 2015 Boxcino Tournament will air live Friday evening, May 22nd, from the Omega Products Outdoor Arena located in Corona, Calif. just off Interstate 15. With Thompson Boxing Promotions of Orange, Calif. ... ESPN's Boxcino Tournament Finals, tonight in Corona, Calif.

Frank Bruno to join N-Dubz star Dappy in backing Norman Lamb to be Lib Dem leader

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Frank Bruno, the former world heavyweight boxing champion, will endorse Norman Lamb to be the next leader of the Liberal Democrats. ... Frank Bruno to join N-Dubz star Dappy in backing Norman Lamb to be Lib Dem leader

MayPac breaks PPV record

Floyd Mayweather's super-fight against Manny Pacquiao has been confirmed as the biggest grossing pay-per-view event in history. ... MayPac breaks PPV record

'The Welsh Mayweather' Lee Selby aims to be bring world boxing belt home to Barry

The man hailed as 'the Welsh Mayweather' will be aiming to bring back a world belt to Barry next weekend. The 28-year-old went through one of his final training sessions in a public outdoor show in the town centre of Barry on Saturday afternoon with hundreds coming out to watch him. ... 'The Welsh Mayweather' Lee Selby aims to be bring world boxing belt home to Barry

Sporting Life on Facebook

Follow us on Facebook for the latest big sports news, features, videos and competitions. ... Sporting Life on Facebook

Joshua wary of Johnson

Anthony Joshua is unsure whether Kevin Johnson's verbal barbs will affect him when the pair meet on May 30. ... Joshua wary of Johnson

Amir Khan wary of Algieri

British superstar Amir Khan believes Chris Algieri is a "very tricky and crafty fighter" ahead of their May 29 showdown. ... Amir Khan wary of Algieri

Answers sought as shooting victim's family struggles to say goodbye

On Mother's Day, these mothers weren't celebrating. Instead, the women were standing in the streets of South L.A. carrying signs seeking donations for a "proper burial" for their 28-year-old sister. ... Answers sought as shooting victim's family struggles to say goodbye

Amir Khana s 1st big hurdle in getting shot at Mayweather

Amir Khan wants to be the opponent when Floyd Mayweather fights what could be the final bout of his career next September. But to be considered, Khan must defeat Long Island's Chris Algieri when the two meet in a welterweight bout May 29 at Barclays Center. ... Amir Khana s 1st big hurdle in getting shot at Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather cashes in on Warriors' blowout

Sure, it's the Warriors who are ahead 3-0 in the Western Conference Finals, but Floyd Mayweather is the one taking home $200,000 from their win. The undefeated boxer tweeted a picture after midnight Sunday morning of a betting stub good for a $400,000 collection off a $200,000 take. ... Floyd Mayweather cashes in on Warriors' blowout

Sporting Life boxing schedule

There are some huge fights planned for 2015 with Kell Brook defending his IBF world title against Frankie Gavin on May 30. ... Sporting Life boxing schedule

Grigory Drozd retains title

Russia's Grigory Drozd made a successful first defence of his WBC cruiserweight title by stopping Poland's Lukasz Janik. ... Grigory Drozd retains title

Champion DeGale creates history

James DeGale made history by claiming the vacant IBF super-middleweight title with a points victory over Andre Dirrell. ... Champion DeGale creates history

Boxing notebook: Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale on Saturday

FEATURED FIGHT: Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale. They'll fight Saturday in Boston for the IBF super-middleweight title Carl Froch relinquished. ... Boxing notebook: Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale on Saturday

Int'l Fight Night May 30

On Saturday, May 30, New Legend Boxing will return to the famed Resorts World Casino New York City with another action-packed night of professional boxing for the latest installment of its popular International Fight Night series, proudly sponsored by Nissan of Queens and Four Ones Taxi. In the evening's main event, popular light heavyweight boxer-turned-New York firefighter Will "Power" Rosinsky , 18-2 , continues his comeback that began earlier this year, following a two-year hiatus. ... Int'l Fight Night May 30

Quigg set for Martinez battle

Scott Quigg will defend his world title against Kiko Martinez on July 18 - and is expecting the toughest fight of his career. ... Quigg set for Martinez battle

Froch and Golovkin in talks

Carl Froch could take on middlweight king Gennady Golovkin in a potential farewell fight, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. ... Froch and Golovkin in talks

George Groves to fight in USA

George Groves will go to the United States to fight for Badou Jack's world title, his promoters have confirmed. ... George Groves to fight in USA

Gradovich earns IBF accolade

Evgeny Gradovich has been named IBF boxer of the year ahead of his world title defence against Lee Selby. ... Gradovich earns IBF accolade

DeGale: I will fight anyone

James DeGale insists "I will fight anyone" after he claimed the IBF world super middleweight title against Andre Dirrell. ... DeGale: I will fight anyone

Boxing giant Roberto Duran

"Among boxers these fascinating Four Kings of the ring won 16 recognized world titles. As of 1989, their records, excluding their fights against each other, were 33-0 , 46-1 , 60-2-2 , and 84-4 . ... Boxing giant Roberto Duran

Crolla to fight for world title

Anthony Crolla will challenge WBA world lightweight champion Darleys Perez at the Manchester Arena on July 18. ... Crolla to fight for world title

Home comforts for David Price

Heavyweight David Price will fight in his home city of Liverpool for the first time in two years on June 26. ... Home comforts for David Price

DeGale determined to make history

James DeGale is ready to create his own slice of history this weekend ahead of his bout with Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF super-middleweight crown in Boston. The Londoner is hoping to become the first British boxer to win an Olympic gold medal and a world title on Saturday evening. ... DeGale determined to make history

British boxing bouts of 2015

Boxing journalist Mark Staniforth looks at some of the high-profile British showdowns which could be on the horizon. ... British boxing bouts of 2015

McDonnell defends title

Jamie McDonnell survived an early knockdown to successfully defend his WBA bantamweight title against Tomoki Kameda. ... McDonnell defends title

Hearn: Froch should quit

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn says Carl Froch should quit boxing rather than be forced to retire. ... Hearn: Froch should quit

boxingworldisbuzzinginbostonofficialpbconnbcweightsafighterquotes

For a Beantown fight card that seemed to come straight out of left field, it was appropriate that during fight week for the televised PBC on NBC co-promotion between DiBella Entertainment and Murphy's Boxing, the final press conference was held on Thursday afternoon in the left field grandstand of Fenway Park, right by the world famous Green Monster. All the key participants were in attendance, including main eventers Andre "The Resurrected" Dirrell, 24-1, 16 KOs, and James "Chunky" DeGale, ... boxingworldisbuzzinginbostonofficialpbconnbcweightsafighterquotes

Pacquiao focused on recovery

Manny Pacquiao brushed off talk about his future after returning to the Philippines with his injured arm still in a sling. ... Pacquiao focused on recovery

Galahad to appeal drugs ban

Kid Galahad has vowed to clear his name after being given a two-year ban from boxing over a failed drugs test. ... Galahad to appeal drugs ban

Asamoah Gyan's boxer rated no.9 WBA Lightweight

Emmanuel 'Game Boy' Tagoe is back in the world ratings, the boxer managed by Ghana football captain, Asamoah Gyan rising to a Top 10 place in the latest WBA ratings. Tagoe had previously occupied the no.7 position in the same WBA Lightweight world ratings but fell completely out of the rankings entirely following a year and half of inactivity. ... Asamoah Gyan's boxer rated no.9 WBA Lightweight

Golovkin stops Monroe in six

Gennady Golovkin stopped Willie Monroe Jr to retain his WBC and WBA titles with his 20th straight knockout victory. ... Golovkin stops Monroe in six

Betting Review: Golden chance

We have a round-up from the world of sports betting after a weekend which saw wins for Novak Djokovic and Rory McIlroy. ... Betting Review: Golden chance

DeGale: I will be world champion

James DeGale believes he is 'destined' to become a world champion by beating Andre Dirrell this weekend. ... DeGale: I will be world champion

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

Patriots owner Robert Kraft calls Deflategate penalties 'not fair'

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft attends the welterweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft attends the welterweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2. The NFL owners' meetings begin in San Francisco on Tuesday, but don't expect to see progress in the crippled relationship between NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and N ... Patriots owner Robert Kraft calls Deflategate penalties 'not fair'

Edwin Rodriguez's opponent a 'big puncher,' but lacks experience

The 6-foot-2 Baker weighed 293 pounds a couple of years after high school so he turned to boxing to drop pounds as well as his opponents. In the first year, he shed about 100 pounds and today he'll fight Worcester's Edwin Rodriguez in a scheduled 10-round light heavyweight bout at 175 pounds at Boston University's Agganis Arena. ... Edwin Rodriguez's opponent a 'big puncher,' but lacks experience

Wilder defends against Molina

Undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder will make the first defence of his WBC title against Eric Molina on June 13. ... Wilder defends against Molina

McDonnell open to rematch

Jamie McDonnell is willing to offer Tomoki Kameda a rematch after his impressive points win over the Japanese fighter. ... McDonnell open to rematch

Selby ready to rule world

Lee Selby believes he can dominate the featherweight division if he rips the IBF belt from Evgeny Gradovich on May 30. ... Selby ready to rule world
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