Boxing

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

Mayweather’s O still to go

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.

Boxers and officials pose for a photo opportunity yesterday following the conclusion of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association Demerara Distillers Limited-sponsored U16 boxing championships at Andrew `Six Head’ Lewis Gym.
Boxers and officials pose for a photo opportunity yesterday following the conclusion of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association Demerara Distillers Limited-sponsored U16 boxing championships at Andrew `Six Head’ Lewis Gym.

Mullins adjudged best boxer

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.

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)

Shaka Moore shines at GABA U-16 C/ships

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.

Action during the Imran ‘Magic’ Khan, Clairmont Gibson bout. (Orlando Charles photo)

GDF named best gym as National Open boxing c/ships conclude

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.

Juan Manuel Marquez (L) of Mexico punches at Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada December 8, 2012.  (Reuters/Steve Marcus

Marquez knocks out Pacquiao in sixth round

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.

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

Moore, Atwell stage public workout

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

Pepsi/GABA U-16 tourney underway

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.

Boxers from PRBG squaring up. (Orlando Charles photo)

Boxing in Berbice facing knockout

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

Chin checked: Pompey unsuccessfully tries to regain his composure after the vicious left hook in round two sent him sprawling to the canvas. (Orlando Charles photo)

Pompey fails chin check test

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.

LIGHTNING STRUCK! Cleveland Fraser receiving his count from the referee. (Orlando Charles photo)

Lightning strikes, Khan works magic

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.

 Kwesi Jones

Jones to defend title against Fraser

‘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.

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