More Sports / Boxing Apr 5, 2016

Former lightweight champ Kimura retires

Yu Kimura, who lost his WBC lightweight title in March, is retiring from boxing. The 32-year-old, who fought professionally while continuing to hold down a job with a trading company, revealed his intent to call it quits on his blog on Sunday. Kimura won the ...

More Sports / Boxing Mar 6, 2015

Yaegashi aims for another shot at title

Akira Yaegashi, who lost his bid for the WBC light flyweight crown at the end of last year, said Friday he wants another crack at a world title. "I have been vague about whether or not I would quit but I'm going to aim to ...