Deontay Wilder

Wilder demonstrates that he is ready to face Klitschko

 January 19, 2015   John Welsh

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Although Deontay Wilder became the first American boxer since 2006 to claim a version of the World Heavyweight championship by beating Canadian opponent Bermane Stiverne via a unanimous points decision, many experts will have been disappointed by his inability to finish the contest inside the scheduled 12 rounds. He has stopped all his previous challengers […]

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Amir khan vs Floyd Mayweather

Khan’s impressive victory may not guarantee a fight with Mayweather

 December 14, 2014   John Welsh

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As World Boxing Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather contemplates an opponent for his 48th bout on route to a target of 50 unbeaten fights as a professional boxer, La Vegas was the venue on Saturday evening for several candidates who have expressed a willingness in challenging Mayweather. Spectators at the MGM Grand Garden Arena witnessed both […]

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Tyson Fury now aims for Klitschko

Tyson Fury now aims for Klitschko after comfortably beating Chisora

 November 30, 2014   John Welsh

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In just his third fight during a two year period, British boxer Tyson Fury demonstrated his worth as a viable opponent for World Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko when enforcing a 10th round retirement by his opponent Dereck Chisora whom he has now beaten on two occasions. Unbeaten Fury claimed both the British and European Heavyweight […]

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Bernard Hopkins

Hopkins may still delay retirement despite Kovalev defeat

 November 9, 2014   John Welsh

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Just two months prior to his 50th birthday, veteran American boxer Bernard Hopkins began his 66th professional bout on Saturday evening when the unbeaten Russian Sergey Kovalev challenged him to unification fight for the WBO, IBF and WBA World light-heavyweight titles. Kovalev, who now lives in the United States, had never previously fought for 12 […]

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Anthony Joshua

Joshua is a boxer worth noting in the Heavyweight division

 October 16, 2014   John Welsh

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At a time when the World Heavyweight boxing scene appears fairly quiet with Wladimir Klitschko dominating the WBA, IBF and WBO divisions, one young British boxer is beginning his path to what many believe could be the ultimate prize. Anthony Joshua won the gold medal for the Superheavyweights in the 2012 London Olympics and is […]

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Mary Kom Wins Gold

On Day 12 Mary Kom Wins Gold, Tintu Lukka Silver and Annu Rani Takes Javelin Bronze

 October 2, 2014   R K Gupta

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In a historic achievement, MC Mary Kom carved her name as the first ever Indian woman boxer to win an Asian Games’ gold medal on a day, when three more medals were added India’s tally. Tintu Luka ran a marvelous 800m race in the personal best time of 1:59.19 to win a silver medal. In […]

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Mary Kom Asian games

Vikas Gowda Gets Silver, Mary Kom Enters Final and India Play Pakistan for Hockey Gold

 October 1, 2014   R K Gupta

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There were no gold medals for India on Day 11 but the overall performance of Indians was satisfactory. In men’s discus, Vikas Gowda’s second attempt of 62.58m earned him the silver against gold medal winner Iranian Ehsan Hadadi. Celebrated woman Indian boxer, Mary Kom easily defeated Le Thi Bang Le of Vietnam. Mary used a […]

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Indian Boxers

The Sorry Plight of Indian Boxers in the Upcoming Asian Games at South Korea

 September 16, 2014   R K Gupta

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At the Incheon Asian Games, beginning in two days’ time on September 19, India’s frustrated men and women boxers would try to derive a semblance of sanity after they became pariahs in the eyes of the world boxing community for no fault of their own. It was barely four years ago in the last Games […]

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Mayweather secures another victory as he considers next suitable opponent

 September 15, 2014   John Welsh

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Floyd Mayweather duly retained his WBA and WBC World Welterweight crowns by earning a unanimous points decision over Argentinian fighter Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas on Saturday night and this victory has now stretched his unbeaten record to 47 fights. It was a rematch of an earlier fight in which a majority verdict ensued but […]

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Carl Froch boxing

Froch enhances his reputation with brutal knockout of Groves

 June 1, 2014   John Welsh


In their first bout for the WBA and IBF Super Middleweight titles, Carl Froch defeated George Groves after a controversial stoppage ended the fight in Froch’s favour. Groves demanded and was granted a rematch and in an evenly contested seven rounds during the second encounter at Wembley Stadium, predicting the eventual winner would have proved […]

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