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/ Jul 16, 2017

Miura loses title bid by decision

Takashi Miura failed to reclaim his WBC super featherweight championship Saturday, losing a unanimous decision to Mexico’s Miguel Berchelt.Berchelt knocked the 33-year-old Miura down in the first round, and the former champ found himself playing catch-up. Miura, the top-ranked challenger, found his rhythm as ...

Mayweather, McGregor kick off promo tour

/ Jul 12, 2017

Mayweather, McGregor kick off promo tour

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reached into a backpack and held out a $100 million check for the crowd of 11,000 fight fans to see.“Let me show you what a $100 million fighter looks like,” he said. Conor McGregor interrupted from his stool behind the podium: ...

Pacquiao backs call for WBO review of loss to Horn

/ Jul 5, 2017

Pacquiao backs call for WBO review of loss to Horn

Manny Pacquiao asked the WBO to act on a request by Philippine sports officials for a review of his welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn, saying he didn’t want to see the boxing industry “dying because of unfair decision and officiating.”While Pacquiao has ...

Yamanaka not focused on matching Gushiken's record

/ Jul 5, 2017

Yamanaka not focused on matching Gushiken's record

WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka insists attempting to match a 37-year-old Japanese record will not affect his performance when he fights Mexican challenger Luis Nery next month.Yamanaka, 34, will be aiming to tie former WBA light flyweight champion Yoko Gushiken’s record of 13 consecutive ...

Horn stuns Pacquiao for welterweight title

/ Jul 2, 2017

Horn stuns Pacquiao for welterweight title

Manny Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 51,000 people.The 11-time world champion entered the fight at Suncorp Stadium ...

/ Jun 28, 2017

Purse bid scheduled for Murata-N'Dam rematch

The purse bid for the WBA middleweight title rematch between Ryota Murata and Hassan N’Dam of France has been scheduled for July 7, the World Boxing Association said on its official website on Tuesday.The purse bid will be carried out because the two parties ...

/ Jun 27, 2017

Kimura gets first WBO flyweight title shot against Zou

Seventh-ranked Sho Kimura will meet WBO flyweight champ and two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming of China in a world title bout on July 28, his gym announced Tuesday.Kimura, 28, has a 14-1-2 record (seven knockouts). His first crack at a world title will ...