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28  mars     19h00
Eubank Jr likely to be denied permission for revival of Conor Benn fight
Exclusive by Donald McRae    Eubank Jr needs approval from British Boxing Board of Control Original fight called off after Benn tested positive for clomifeneThe proposed revival of Conor Benn s bout against Chris Eubank Jr is in danger of being derailed because the British Boxing Board of Control is likely to deny Eubank Jr
22  mars     22h18
Tyson Fury unification fight with Oleksandr Usyk off as negotiations end
Donald McRae    Fight was due to take place at Wembley Stadium in AprilAnthony Joshua says failure to make the bout is crazy Tyson Fury s world heavyweight title unification fight with Oleksandr Usyk is off after it emerged talks between the camps of the rival champions had broken down completely Anthony Joshua
14  mars     21h59
Canelo à lvarez heads home to face Britain’s John Ryder in Guadalajara
Associated Press    Mexican superstar to defend undisputed title at lbs on MayLondon southpaw John Ryder will be significant underdogCanelo à lvarez will return to the ring on May in his native Guadalajara Mexico to defend his four super middleweight title belts against Britain s John Ryder Promoter
Amir Khan describes armed theft of 70k watch as very, very scary’
Donna Ferguson    Former world boxing champ s wife screamed and cried as gunman pointed firearm in Khan s faceThe former world boxing champion Amir Khan has described looking down the barrel of a gun as an armed robber forced him to hand over his diamond encrusted watch as scarier than anything he has
12  mars     06h21
Tim Tszyu knocks out Tony Harrison to become a boxing world champion
Australian Associated Press    Australian drops Harrison in ninth to claim interim WBO beltWin comes years after father Kostya won his first world titleTim Tszyu is a world champion after knocking out flashy American Tony Harrison in their super welterweight showdown in Sydney Tszyu dropped Harrison in the ninth round with a
11  mars     12h39
Usyk accepts Fury’s terms for title fight but asks for 1m donation to Ukraine - video
PA Media    Oleksandr Usyk has told Tyson Fury he will accept his terms for an undisputed heavyweight title fight at Wembley on April provided his opponent agrees to donate m to Ukraine Hey greedy belly I accept your offer split the fight with you on April at Wembley But you
Usyk accepts Fury’s terms for Wembley fight but asks for Ukraine donation
Bryan Armen Graham in New York    Ukrainian boxer will accept offer of fight for AprilCalls for Fury to give m to those affected by invasionOleksandr Usyk has told Tyson Fury he will accept his terms for an undisputed heavyweight title fight at Wembley on April provided his opponent agrees to one special condition The much
How can we expect Gervonta Davis to change when boxing never will? Bryan Armen Graham
PA Media    The April showdown between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia is one of the biggest fights that can be made today It s also a depressing reminder of boxing s tolerance for criminalityGervonta Davis the World Boxing Association s lightweight champion and one of America s most prodigiously gifted young
07  mars     01h34
I was in a bad way’: Conor Benn reveals struggles after positive drug tests
Will Coldwell    Boxer saw his fight with Chris Eubank Jr cancelled in October I didn t think I d see another day says former world championConor Benn has said he felt suicidal after his positive drug tests caused his fight with Chris Eubank Jr to be cancelled in October with the former two weight world
05  mars     08h00
KSI, Logan Paul, Salt Papi: the influencers redefining boxing for the TikTok generation
Julia Langdon    YouTubers are going toe to toe with pro boxers to win millions of views get rich and fight for the likes of a new audienceSalt Papi real name Busta Breezie is a year old with slick dance moves a pencil moustache and a mean left hook He was born in the Philippines moved to the UK as a
03  mars     16h07
Lord Pendry obituary
Exclusive by Donald McRae    Busy and diligent Labour MP disappointed in his hopes of becoming sports minister under Tony BlairLike many of his generation the former Labour junior minister Tom Pendry who has died aged was unlucky that after his election to parliament in his party was in opposition for all but five
01  mars     17h14
Eddie Hearn attempting to secure boxing licence for Conor Benn in US
Tom Lutz    Promoter expects boxer to receive licence in a couple of weeks Investigations into fighter s tests for clomifene still incompleteEddie Hearn has approached numerous commissions in the US about the possibility of obtaining a boxing licence for Conor Benn even though investigations into the fighter
26  février     23h39
Tommy Fury edges YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul by split decision
Benjamin Lee    Briton wins despite being knocked down in eighth roundBoth fighters will earn millions from much hyped fightIn a huge victory for reality TV stars over social media personalities Tommy Fury beat Jake Paul by an eight round split decision in their much hyped boxing match on Sunday night Paul who
24  février     03h00
Creed III review - hugely entertaining threequel packs a mighty punch
PA Media    The Rocky spin off series continues to dazzle with another knockout drama with a magnetic turn from Jonathan MajorsFranchise fatigue is by no means a new ailment in fact it s become so commonly diagnosed that many of us have fatigue of the phrase franchise fatigue itself But with all of last
22  février     17h07
Conor Benn cleared of doping due to highly-elevated consumption of eggs’
PA Media and Reuters    World Boxing Council says Benn has reasonable explanation British Boxing Board of Control investigation still ongoingConor Benn has been cleared of a failed drugs test because he ate too many eggs The World Boxing Council absolved the British fighter of an intentional doping offence after ruling
14  février     12h49
GB boxers to boycott women’s world championships over Russia stance
Sean Ingle    IBA defying IOC guidance over Russian and Belarusian athletesRussian gymnasts and wrestlers invited to Asian GamesGreat Britain will not participate in next month s Women s World Boxing Championships in India over concerns about the participation of Russian athletes under their national flag The
10  février     21h56
Tributes paid to boxing writer Ron Lewis after his death at age of 54
PA Media    Eddie Hearn and Audley Harrison among those paying tributeAcclaimed reporter suffered cardiac arrest on FridayThe worlds of journalism and sport have united to pay tribute to the acclaimed boxing writer Ron Lewis who has died suddenly at the age of Lewis who worked primarily for the Times
06  février     17h27
Anthony Joshua hits comeback trail against Jermaine Franklin in April
Exclusive by Donald McRae    Former world champion to take on American at O ArenaJoshua has not fought since back to back losses to UsykAnthony Joshua will begin his comeback trail with a fight against Jermaine Franklin at London s O Arena on April The former world heavyweight champion suffered a second consecutive defeat
Oleksandr Usyk: There had been laughter in that gym. When I got there, only darkness and death’
Australian Associated Press    As the first anniversary of Russia s invasion of Ukraine approaches the world heavyweight champion talks about the devastation of war and searching for signs of hope The walls were shaking and the dogs were hiding Oleksandr Usyk says quietly a few hours after another wave of Russian bombs hits
05  février     01h49
Robbed’: Australian Liam Wilson denied world title upset by bizarre 27-second count
   Wilson demands investigation after rival gets time to recoverUnderdog subsequently defeated in ninth round stoppageLiam Wilson has reflected on the piss take that was his attempted world boxing title heist in Phoenix saying he d fight Emanuel Navarrete again for the WBO strap if his protest is