boxing

November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016

Pacquiao has unfinished business against Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather accepted an invite to watch Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao's WBO title fight on Saturday, leaving many wondering if a request to step back in the ring would be next.

November 6, 2016
November 6, 2016

Pacquiao beats Vargas to reclaim title

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao reclaimed the World Boxing Organization welterweight title for the third time with a unanimous decision victory over former champion Jesse Vargas in his comeback fight.

October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016

Sporting deaths that sparked safety re-thinks

Batsman Phillip Hughes died after he was struck on the neck by a bouncer during an Australian domestic match in 2014, stunning the sporting world.

October 13, 2016
October 13, 2016

Fury vacates world heavyweight titles

Tyson Fury's troubled 11th month reign as world heavyweight champion comes to an end when the British boxer announces he would be vacating his WBO and WBA titles "to fully focus on his...

October 1, 2016
October 1, 2016

Scottish boxer Towell dies after bout

Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies in hospital after the 25-year-old suffered serious injuries in a welterweight bout in Glasgow on Thursday.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Muhammad Ali auction items see heavyweight prices

Muhammad Ali's 1974 WBC heavyweight championship boxing belt and a handwritten letter about his conversion to Islam are among items that will hit the auction block in September, in the biggest...

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

Pacquiao confirms Vargas fight

Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao confirms that he is coming out of retirement to fight World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Jessie Vargas in November.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Muhammad Ali to be laid to rest

Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero who electrified crowds the world over.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Smith, Lewis to be Ali's pallbearers

Actor Will Smith and former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis will be among the pallbearers for Muhammad Ali's funeral on Friday, joining a list of notable athletes, entertainers and...

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

'Like punching a mountain'

Former Indian amateur boxer Haroon Khan bubbles with excitement and bravado as he recalls his two bouts with his hero, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, three decades ago.