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Muranaka's title shot ends in defeat to Yafai

/ May 14, 2017

Muranaka's title shot ends in defeat to Yafai

Suguru Muranaka’s bid for a first world title ended in resounding defeat Saturday, with the Japanese fighter losing by unanimous decision to champion Khalid Yafai in a WBA super flyweight title bout. The 31-year-old Muranaka made Yafai work in the Brit’s first defense of ...

Alvarez, Golovkin excited for upcoming fight

/ May 8, 2017

Alvarez, Golovkin excited for upcoming fight

Minutes after turning what was touted as a big fight into a glorified sparring session, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez invited his next opponent into the ring. About 90 minutes later, Alvarez had already changed into a suit and tie to pose for the first staredown ...

Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., will face Golovkin next

/ May 7, 2017

Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., will face Golovkin next

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez left no doubt about who is the top active Mexican boxer by dominating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Come September, Alvarez will get a chance to become the middleweight champion again. Minutes after winning every round on all three judges’ cards in ...

Tyson reveals plans for global boxing, fitness centers

/ May 4, 2017

Tyson reveals plans for global boxing, fitness centers

Heavyweight legend Mike Tyson on Thursday unveiled plans to launch a boxing fitness franchise named after him. The Mike Tyson Academy will open branches in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and South America. Plans for boxing and fitness centesr are currently underway in Bahrain, ...

Joshua floors Klitschko in heavyweight title bout

/ Apr 30, 2017

Joshua floors Klitschko in heavyweight title bout

Anthony Joshua wasn’t wrong when he raised his hands in victory after knocking down Wladimir Klitschko in the fifth round of what looked like a one-sided heavyweight title fight. He was just celebrating too early. The rookie mistake allowed Klitschko to rally, nearly taking ...

/ Apr 9, 2017

Kubo seizes WBA super bantamweight crown

Shun Kubo won his first world title fight on Sunday, defeating WBA super bantamweight champion Nehomar Cermeno in an 11th-round technical knockout. Kubo, who turned 27 the day before, was knocked down in the seventh round, but using his reach advantage, hung in to ...