Boxing

Mayweather’s O still to go

-outpoints Maidana to remain perfect

Marcos Maidana winces after receiving a hard right hand to the midsection from Floyd Maywetaher Jr., Saturday night. (Fightnews photo)

LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) – Undefeated five-division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr claimed a unanimous decision in a feisty encounter against Marcos Maidana to successfully defend three world titles and improve his record to 47-0 on Saturday.

Mullings puts out Richmond’s light

-with second round TKO in light middleweight headline bout

Sakima Mullings

Sakima Mullings scratched another Guyanese boxer off of his hit list Saturday night. The Jamaican from Stony Hill scored a second round TKO win over Derrick ‘Lights Out’ Richmond (3(3)-2-1) in the light middleweight headline bout of the ‘Battle of Contenders’ card at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Shaka Moore shines at GABA U-16 C/ships

Shaka Moore of the Essequibo Boxing Gym (left) throws a jab during action in his three-nil victory over FYF’s, Junior Henry, in their highly entertaining bout yesterday at the Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis Gym. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Essequibo’s Shaka Moore brought the curtains down on this year’s Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) amateur boxing tournament with a scintillating victory over Junior Henry at the third GBA/Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) under 16 tournament which was staged yesterday at the Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis Gym.

Moore, Atwell stage public workout

National featherweight champion Clive ‘Wonder Kid ’Atwell punches the pads of Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore during a public workout yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

—ahead of Saturday’s Foreign Invasion card By Emmerson Campbell Former world-rated super bantamweight boxer, Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore and national featherweight champion, Clive ‘Wonder Kid’ Atwell staged a public workout yesterday at the Kitty bus park to promote next Saturday’s six-fight boxing card dubbed ‘Foreign Invasion’.

Pepsi/GABA U-16 tourney underway

Shaka Moore, right of the Essequibo Boxing Gym, in action against Stephan Baldeo of Rose Hall Jammers Saturday night at the National Gymnasium tarmac.

Shaka Moore of the Essequibo Boxing Gym got the better of Stephan Baldeo of the Rose Hall Jammers boxing gym when the Pepsi/Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) under-16 tournament got underway Saturday night on the tarmac outside of the National Gymnasium.

Boxing in Berbice facing knockout

-No boxing ring in the entire county

Boxers from PRBG squaring up. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell The motto of the Pocket Rocket Boxing Gym in Berbice is “Winners never quit; quitters never win.” However, unless that gym and other gyms in Berbice get better


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