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.
Sakima Mullings scratched another Guyanese boxer off of his hit list Saturday night.
Up and coming pugilist, Kevin Mullings punched his way to the best boxer award yesterday when the first of two Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) under-16 tournaments concluded at the Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis Gym.
LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) – It took just minutes after Floyd Mayweather Jr had scored a dominant win over Argentine Marcos Maidana on Saturday before the undefeated welterweight champion faced the inevitable question.
A nine-second knockout of Young Achiever’s Anthony Miguel at the hands of Pocket Rocket Boxing Gym’s Keon Williams highlighted day one of the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) two-day under-16 tournament yesterday at the Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis Gym.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Cuban boxers could soon be fighting under professional rules for the first time in more than 50 years after high-level meetings between the Caribbean island’s authorities and the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
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.
By Emmerson Campbell Eon Bancroft copped the best boxer award, Imran ‘Magic’ Khan survived a third round scare and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) lifted the Best Gym trophy in the two-day action packed National Open Boxing Championships which concluded yesterday at the Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis Gym.
LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) – Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez threw a “perfect punch” to knock out Manny Pacquiao in the sixth round of their non-title welterweight bout on Saturday, earning his first win over the Filipino in four attempts.
—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’.
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.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s former world heavyweight champion David Haye retired from the sport on his 31st birthday yesterday, ruling out future bouts with Ukraine’s Klitschko brothers.
MOSCOW, Russia, CMC – Guyanese pugilists Leon “Hurry Up” Moore and Wayne “Big Truck” Braithwaite will feature on the undercard for one of the biggest fight nights in Russian history next month.
By Iva Wharton Pauline London promises fireworks on October 29 when she faces heavyweight champion Gwendolyn O’Neil in what she maintains will be a “do-or-die” battle.
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
By Emmerson Campbell A vicious knockout by Simeon ‘Candy Man’ Hardy brought the crowd at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to its feet on Friday last at the staging of the 18th edition of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) ProAm Friday Night fights.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Former boxing champ and Olympic gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya says he is battling addictions to cocaine and alcohol and seeking to rebuild his relationship with his wife after being unfaithful.
Guyana’s first boxing world champion Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis returns to the ring on December 17 after more than a two-year hiatus from the fight game to take on Hector ‘Machito’ Camacho at the Princess Hotel.
By Emerson Campbell A stunning knockout by Kwesi ‘ Ligtning Struck’ Assassin Jones brought the crowd at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to its feet on Friday last at the staging of the 17th edition of the ProAm Friday Night fights.
‘Lightning Struck Assassin’ Kwesi Jones will defend his light heavyweight title against Cleveland Fraser in the main event on August 26 at the monthly Pro-Am card at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
ASTANA, (Reuters) – Amateur boxing organisation AIBA is to set up a professional programme to enhance its standing within the sport, AIBA President Wu Ching-Kuo said yesterday.
LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) – Britain’s Amir Khan knocked out Zab Judah in the fifth round to add the IBF junior welterweight title to his WBA super lightweight crown in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton called time on his 14-year professional boxing career yesterday.
Guyanese fighters Stephan Gouveia and Bert Braithwaite lost their quarterfinal matches yesterday in the American Boxing Confederation’s (ABC) third and final qualifiers in Panama City, Panama.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Multiple flyweight world champion Ria Ramnarine will now face Russian Anastasia Toktaulova, after the original challenger Mayerli Altamar of Colombia pulled out.
By Treiston Joseph Hot out of the fire of the RAMPAGE fight card last month, Mark Austin and Revlon Lake will headline the regular Fight Night card for the lightweight title of Guyana come June 24 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) commencing from 20:00hrs.
By Treiston Joseph Mitchell Rogers and Kurt Bess will clash for the heavyweight title of Guyana on May 28 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall after the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) arranged their contract signing yesterday at the Abdool and Abdool Insurance building on High Street.
HAMBURG, Germany, (Reuters) – British WBA heavyweight champion David Haye called rival Vladimir Klitschko “a fraud” yesterday as the duo began verbal sparring ahead of their unification fight in Hamburg on July 2.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Former British and European heavyweight boxing champion Henry Cooper, one of his country’s most popular sportsmen, has died at the age of 76, the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) said on Sunday.
(BBC) Floyd Mayweather’s hearing on domestic violence charges, for which he could be jailed for 34 years if found guilty, was postponed a third time on Thursday.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – A St. Lucian contingent of six boxers and three officials left the island for Ecuador on Thursday.
The Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) will host a ‘Road to London’ programme on May 2 at the National Park playfield to facilitate preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games to be held in London, England.
For any boxer to get to new cruiserweight champion, Kurt Bess, he must first survive the wrath of his right hand.
Guyana Amateur Boxing Association’s ‘Road to London Olympics 2012’ programme got underway yesterday at the National Gymnasium with Director of Sport Neil Kumar urging participants to make the best of their opportunities.
he Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) will conduct its first level one coaching course at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue from tomorrow starting at 10:00hrs.The course which ends Saturday will be conducted by Tournament Coordinator of the GABA, Terrence Poole with other facilitators being Dr.
(Fightnews) No one wanted to see Vivian Harris get brutally knocked out. Especially Vivian Harris – which is why the former champ quit Friday night after a single round of weathering the storm that was Jesse Vargas.
The Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) has identified 16 boxers to prepare for possible selection on the Guyana team for the 2012 Olympic Games which will take place in London, United Kingdom from July 27 to August 12.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gil Clancy, a Hall of Fame trainer and manager who worked with many top fighters including Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and George Foreman, died on Thursday at age 88.
A systematic attack to the body and head snapping uppercuts by the new light heavyweight champion Kwesi ‘Lightning Struck Assassin’ Jones resulted in a fifth round TKO over Leon ‘The Lion’ Gilkes on Friday Night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
COLOGNE, Germany, (Reuters) – Vitaly Klitschko easily retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday with a first-round knockout of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis.
Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis has no regrets about his life at this point and time.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Plans for a mega-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Barbados’ Miguel ‘Hands of Stone’ Antoine handed Guyanese Mark Austin his first professional defeat and in the process became the first fighter to own the Regional Commonwealth title in the main event of the Pro-Am card at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Friday night.
Somebody’s ‘O’ will go after the main event of the second Pro-Am card on February 25 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Kurt Bess avenged his loss to Anthony Augustin in destructive style with a first round knockout on Friday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
By Marlon Munroe Organisers of the year’s first Pro-Am card boxing card want the event to pack a punch and have added two bonus fights at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on January 28.
President of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) Peter Abdool, in retrospect, believes that the monthly Friday Night Fights were a success but he said this year the board will be upping the ante to improve the career of its boxers.
LONDON, CMC – Former British heavyweight boxing champion Gary Mason has been killed in a road accident at Wallington on the southern edge of the British capital.
WINDSOR, Ontario, (Reuters) – Manny Pacquiao will fight Shane Mosley, a former champion in three divisions, on May 7 in Las Vegas, promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday.
The Kennard Memorial Turf Club yesterday received tangible support from telecommunications giant Digicel for their upcoming Boxing Day horse race meet.