GBBC ready for RAMPAGE

-Title fights the norm for May 28 card at CASH

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.

Haye brands world champion Klitschko “a fraud”

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.

Former British heavyweight Cooper dies at 76

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.

Mayweather’s hearing postponed again

(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.

GABA hosting ‘Road to London’ programme

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.

Kurt’s the best!

- New cruiserweight champ has a furious right hand

For any boxer to get to new cruiserweight champion, Kurt Bess, he must first survive the wrath of his right hand.

GABA’s first level one coaching course to commence tomorrow

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.

“Vicious” no more

Vargas forces Harris to quit after one round

(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.

Boxing Hall of Fame trainer Gil Clancy dies at 88

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.

Klitschko retains WBC title with Solis knockout

COLOGNE, Germany, (Reuters) – Vitaly Klitschko  easily retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday with a  first-round knockout of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis.

Lessons learnt!

‘Sixhead’ debunks rumours he’s broke; plans on becoming a trainer

Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis has no regrets about his life at this point and time.

‘Hands of Stone’ handed Regional Commonwealth title

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.

Organisers want Pro Am card to pack a punch

- bonus fights added

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.

GBBC to up the ante for Friday Night Fights


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.

Jamaica-born Mason killed in biking accident

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.

Pacquiao to face Mosley May 7 in Las Vegas

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.