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22  juin     23h01
Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua wants to open care home for retired boxers
Rachael Healy    Boxer says ex fighters suffer poor health and that he hopes to help them as part of his sports legacyAnthony Joshua has said he is considering opening a care home for retired boxers with health problems.Speaking to Lauren Laverne on Sunday’s episode of BBC Radio ’s Desert Island Discs, the former...
20  juin     22h40
Ryan Garcia suspended one year as Devin Haney win ruled no-contest
Bryan Armen Graham    Garcia suspended one year in settlement with NYSACHaney unbeaten again as defeat becomes no contestRyan Garcia’s majority decision upset of Devin Haney has been overturned by the New York State Athletic Commission after the star boxer tested positive for the PED ostarine.The settlement between...
16  juin     06h15
Australia’s Liam Paro shocks the world to seize super lightweight title
Guardian sport with agencies    Paro upsets Subriel Matias to win IBF super lightweight titleQueenslander takes unanimous points victory in Puerto Rico.Australia has a new world champion after Queenslander Liam Paro delivered a stunning upset to dethrone the highly fancied Subriel Matias in his own backyard to claim a surprise...
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Gervonta Davis knocks out Frank Martin to retain WBA lightweight championship - as it happened
Bryan Armen Graham    Davis defends WBA title in long awaited return to ringBaltimore native improves to with knockoutsRing announcer Jimmy Lennon has emerged from the tunnel. He announces each fighter and they make their entrance into the arena. First it’s Martin then Davis, who makes the ringwalk accompanied...
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Gervonta Davis ends 421-day layoff with eight-round destruction of Frank Martin
Agencies    Davis defends lightweight title with eighth round KOBaltimore native improves to to with knockoutsGervonta Davis v Frank Martin as it happenedGervonta Tank’ Davis made a triumphant return to the ring after more than a year away, dominating Frank Martin and knocking him out at : of...
08  juin     13h00
I chose football over ballet’: Rio Ferdinand
Rich Pelley    The pundit, , on dance auditions, racism in football, and taking up boxingI was given a scholarship to the Central School of Ballet, which was a big thing for a boy from a council estate in south London. I had an amazing time, but it got to the point where I’d have to go every single day to be...
07  juin     15h47
Mike Tyson’s fight with Jake Paul rescheduled for 15 November
Guardian sport and agencies    Tyson’s fight with YouTuber rescheduled for NovemberKatie Taylor Amanda Serrano will remain as co featureMike Tyson’s fight with Jake Paul is now set for November after the former world heavyweight champion fell ill on a flight last month.The fight was originally set for July in Arlington,...
05  juin     09h00
The death of Ardi Ndembo: was a fatal boxing fight preventable?
Thomas Hauser    The father of two stepped into a ring in April for the last bout of his life. There are pressing questions about the events leading to his death Ardi Ndembo’s trainer described the year old heavyweight as a good guy . Over dinner they would discuss the differences between America and Ndembo...
03  juin     08h00
Accidental champion Deontay Wilder was the American dream misunderstood Bryan Armen Graham
Bryan Armen Graham    The Alabaman who started boxing at to pay for his daughter’s medical care went further than anyone could have imagined. Too few people appreciated what he brought to the tableHe was never supposed to be a boxer. In a different timeline Deontay Wilder might have been scoring touchdowns or...
02  juin     08h30
My two-year-old can’t even say her own name, but she’s already boxing clever Séamas O’Reilly
Séamas O’Reilly    Somehow she managed to order the pay per view fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr UsykI got the notification while cutting strawberries for my two year old daughter. It said that had been taken from my Amazon account for TVOD’. This suggested the purchase of some TV On Demand programming,...
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The unlikeliest sporting superfans, from 1976
Emma Beddington    Why did a City typist travel miles to follow her favourite wrestlers, what was it about Muhammad Ali that Peter O’Toole liked quite so very much In , the Observer talked to some unlikely sporting superfans about what kept them watching.The year old playwright Ben Travers showed a photo of...
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Zhang finishes Wilder as Dubois upsets HrgoviÄ on morning of shifting fates
Bryan Armen Graham    Zhang sends Wilder into likely retirement with fifth round KODubois stops HrgoviÄ by TKO for interim heavyweight titleLiverpool’s Ball captures WBA featherweight championshipZhang knocks out Wilder, Dubois stops HrgoviÄ as it happenedDeontay Wilder’s career as an elite heavyweight came to a...
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Zhilei Zhang knocks out Deontay Wilder after Daniel Dubois stops Filip HrgoviÄ - as it happened
Bryan Armen Graham    Wilder knocked out by Zhang in likely final pro fightDubois stops HrgoviÄ by TKO for interim heavyweight titleLiverpool’s Ball becomes WBA featherweight championRound There’s the bell Dubois, looking drier than you normally see fighters right before the first round, gets off to a positive start....
31  mai     22h51
Mike Tyson’s fight with Jake Paul postponed after health episode
Guardian sport and agencies    Netflix fight scheduled for June postponed to later dateTyson, , suffered health scare on flight to Los AngelesMike Tyson’s fight with Jake Paul has been postponed after the year old Tyson fell ill on a flight last weekend. Tyson and Paul said Friday that they will announce a new fight date...
29  mai     10h34
Fury v Usyk heavyweight rematch a Christmas showdown in Saudi Arabia
Agencies    Usyk emerged victorious via a split decision victory this monthTurki Alalshikh confirms new date in social media postThe rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury will take place on December, according to the chairman of Saudi Arabia’s general entertainment authority.Usyk added Fury’s WBC...
27  mai     17h29
Mike Tyson doing great’ after health issue on flight to Los Angeles
Edward Helmore    Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson suffered an apparent medical scare on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles on SundayThe former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson suffered an apparent medical scare on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles on Sunday. The incident came in the run up to a...
26  mai     06h27
Jack Catterall wins grudge rematch with Taylor before Arum tees off on judges
PA Media    Chorley fighter avenges contentious loss by unanimous decisionTaylor’s promoter hits out at absolute disgrace’ of verdictJack Catterall beat the former undisputed world super lightweight champion Josh Taylor by a unanimous decision at their thrilling rematch in Leeds.Catterall avenged his...
21  mai     07h00
Forget your morals, enjoy the fight: big-time boxing’s evil genius strikes again Jonathan Liew
Jonathan Liew    Oleksandr Usyk’s scrap with Tyson Fury in Saudi Arabia upheld the sport’s time honoured tradition of sportswashingI bought the fight. Obviously I bought the fight. It cost ., money that was previously sitting in my ethical bank account until I decided to exchange it for the privilege of...
19  mai     15h14
The 30 seconds that shook Fury and took Usyk to the summit of boxing Barney Ronay
Barney Ronay    Ukrainian makes convincing case as greatest of all time after rocking the Gypsy King to unify the heavyweight divisionIn the final shake up it was those seconds at the end of the ninth round that determined Oleksandr Usyk would finish the night holding all four heavyweight belts, the first man...
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Proud and happy’: Ukrainians embrace Oleksandr Usyk’s boxing victory
Charlotte Higgins in Kyiv, Sam Jones and agency    People in Kyiv and Kharkiv celebrate win in world heavyweight unification fight as symbolic achievement for the countryFrom the capital, Kyiv, to the heavily attacked region of Kharkiv, news of Oleksandr Usyk’s win over Tyson Fury brought war weary Ukrainians a rare and very welcome moment of...