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Golovkin Continues Verbal Assault Of Alvarez Ahead Of Rematch

Gennady Golovkin has renewed his assault on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ahead of their long-awaited middleweight rematch on Saturday, accusing his Mexican challenger of being a drugs cheat. Undefeated middleweight king Golovkin will climb into the ring with Alvarez at Las Vegas’s T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, one year after they battled to a controversial draw at the same venue. A planned …

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Amir Khan Overcomes Knockdown To Win On The Scorecards

Amir Khan managed to come out on top against a very game Samuel Vargas over twelve rounds, but it was not without some adversity. The supposedly ‘glass’ chin of Khan once again was tested as he hit the canvas in the second following a beautiful haymaker from his opponent Vargas. ? KHAN DOWN ? Amir Khan is put down right …

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Chief Medical Officer On The Dangers Of Extreme Weight-Cutting

It does seem like something of a broken record at this stage, but the controversies that have been surrounding the ugly practice of weight-cutting just seem to be growing in prominence with each passing year. With the high stakes and brutal consequences that come with a foray into the ring, cage or octagon, gaining even the slightest of advantages can be …

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Anthony Joshua Focused On Povetkin As Mega-Bouts Loom

Anthony Joshua insists he won’t be distracted by thoughts of potential mega-bouts against Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as the world heavyweight champion prepares to defend his titles. Joshua will put his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO belts up for grabs against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin on September 22. It will be the British fighter’s first bout at Wembley since …

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Golovkin Ready To Punish ‘Cheat’ Alvarez In Rematch

Gennady Golovkin ramped up his war of words with middleweight rival Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Tuesday, vowing to “punish” the Mexican slugger in their upcoming Las Vegas rematch. Unbeaten world middleweight king Golovkin will face off with Alvarez at the T-Mobile Arena on September 15, a year after their first encounter ended in a hotly contested draw. A rematch planned …

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Mayweather Mocks McGregor With Caption Competition

Floyd Mayweather fired back at Conor McGregor after the Irishman made a rather sharp response to his offer to train him in his home gym. Floyd managed to once again find himself in the headlines after publically offering to help his former opponent McGregor train for his upcoming MMA matchup against unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Many had wondered if …

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Floyd Mayweather’s 50-0 Record Has Been Beaten

Thai boxer Wanheng Menayothin grabbed his 51st straight victory Wednesday in a long but lop-sided bout against a fighter from the Philippines, defending his WBC title and surpassing the undefeated record of boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. The 105-pound minimumweight champion, nicknamed the “dwarf giant” for his compact build and heavy hitting style, won on points after a bruising 12 …

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YouTube Bout Earns Millions, Universally Appals Boxing Fans

A boxing bout between YouTube celebrities Logan Paul and KSI has appalled aficionados of the noble art but left the two protagonists laughing all the way to the bank. More than 15,000 fans crowded into Britain’s Manchester Arena on Saturday to watch boxing novices Paul and KSI — real name Olatunji Olajide — clamber into the ring for a six-round …

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Canelo Calls Golovkin A ‘Hypocrite’ Ahead Of September Rematch

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez branded middleweight rival Gennady Golovkin a “hypocrite” on Sunday as their war of words escalated ahead of next month’s eagerly anticipated rematch in Las Vegas. World middleweight king Golovkin and Alvarez will climb into the ropes at the T-Mobile Arena on September 15, a year after their long-awaited first encounter ended in a controversial draw. A planned …

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One Year Later: Mayweather/McGregor In Hindsight

Exactly one year has passed since the worlds of both boxing and mixed martial arts collided for an event that was unlike anything that we’ll ever see again in our lifetimes.  “That Mayweather/McGregor fight next Saturday, it’s an absolute disgrace, makes no sense. F**k the two of them they’re just conning us for the money.” “So you won’t watch it …

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Watch: Boxer Exits The Ring Over Pay Dispute

One of the most bizarre moments we’ve seen inside the ring in recent memory took place last night as a fighter left the ring without even throwing a punch. Curtis Harper might not be a name that’s familiar to most of us, but last night he managed to immortalize himself with one of the biggest headscratchers of the year. Facing …

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Katie Taylor ‘Honoured’ By Laila Ali Shout-Out

From one superstar to another. Laila Ali’s father was none other than arguably the biggest sportsperson of all time in Muhammad Ali. Despite this, she carved out her own legendary boxing career. Ali won all 24 of her professional bouts from 1999 to 2007, the highlight of which was a four round KO win over multiple world champion Christy Martin. Since …

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Abel Sanchez Hits Back At Alvarez ‘Dumbass’ Jibe

Boxing trainer Abel Sanchez hit back at Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Wednesday after being branded a “dumbass” by the Mexican fighter ahead of next month’s rematch with middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin. In a scathing blog post, Alvarez took aim at Sanchez after the veteran coach accused him of “running” during last year’s drawn first meeting with Golovkin in Las Vegas. …

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10 Years On: Remembering Darren Sutherland’s Olympic Heroics

It’s been ten years since Ireland’s Darren Sutherland brought home bronze at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. And it truly was the defining moment in a very promising young career. Performing on the world’s biggest stage, he managed to do his country proud by winning bronze and forever being marked as an Olympian. Tragically, one year later, Darren took his own life …

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