Boxing: Ridhwan announces shock retirement, sparks confusion ahead of March WBC title bout

SINGAPORE – The Republic’s top professional boxer Muhamad Ridhwan is scheduled for a big fight on March 29 at home – the World Boxing Council (WBC) silver featherweight title bout against Namibian Paulus Ambunda – but the 31-year-old caused a stir on social media on Friday (Jan 11) with a post on his Facebook page announcing his retirement. The post […]

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'Arrogant' Boxing Day huntsman tells chanting anti-hunt protesters they're 'unwashed and all unemployed'

The red-jacketed toff reportedly made the remark after being filmed by hunt saboteurs in Torrington, Devon. His jibe came after dozens of angry locals tried to disrupt the Sevenstone Hunt in St Giles-in-the-Wood. The protest was organised via Facebook by a group called 'North Devon against the Badger Cull'. Shocking footage shows the huntsman brandishing a glass of port as […]

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Boxing Day racecards and results: Wednesday's declared runners at Kempton, Wetherby, Leopardstown, Limerick, Huntingdon, Sedgefield, Market Rasen, Fontwell, Wincanton, Down Royal and Wolverhampton

So sit back and enjoy the top-class action as we guide you through all you need to know on the big day of racing. KEMPTON The big meeting of the day is of course at Kempton where the Grade 1 King George takes place. The ITV cameras will be heading to the track and broadcasting the racing from 1.20pm – […]

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Boxing: Adonis Stevenson awake after three weeks in coma, girlfriend says

(REUTERS) – Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson has regained consciousness after three weeks in a coma following a Dec 1 knockout loss, his girlfriend said on Saturday (Dec 22). Simone “Sisi” God said in a statement posted on Twitter that the Haiti-born 41-year-old is awake. “Despite recent reports being leaked to media, I wanted to clarify that Adonis is awake,” she […]

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Wilder remains WBC heavyweight champion after draw with Fury

Tyson Fury, who came back after two-and-a-half years, got knocked down twice by Deontay Wilder, who retained his title. Heavyweight boxers Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury finished their match for the WBC heavyweight championship with a split draw decision on Sunday. Wilder, the undefeated WBC champion retained his title after squaring off against undefeated challenger and former WBA, WBO, IBO, […]

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Boxing: Canelo pummels Fielding in third-round TKO at the Garden to take WBA super middleweight belt

(REUTERS) – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez proved too strong for Rocky Fielding as he delivered a third-round TKO on Saturday (Dec 15) to easily win their World Boxing Association (WBA) super middleweight title fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. The 28-year-old Mexican, the heavy favourite, imposed his will from the opening bell, delivering punishing body shots and knocking down […]

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New Perth stadium wants Boxing Day or New Year’s Test

Perth's new $1.6 billion sports stadium wants to poach one of the two iconic events on the Australian cricket calendar – Melbourne's Boxing Day Test or Sydney's New Year's Test. As 60,000-seat, technologically advanced Optus Stadium prepares to host Australia and India in its maiden Test, beginning Friday, venue boss Mike McKenna has revealed his intentions amid frustration from Perth […]

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Reports: Tenshin Nasukawa To Box American In Exhibition Match

According to reports, Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa will be crossing over into another sport on New Year’s Eve, engaging in an exhibition match with a boxer at a Rizin card after weeks of back and forth over the promotional details. MMAFighting reporter Marc Raimondi has information about the rules the fight will take place under: Apparently, Nasukawa will compete […]

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Expect a Rematch After Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder Draw

Tyson Fury dominated long stretches of his heavyweight title bout against Deontay Wilder with shifty technique and graceful defense. He still ended up flat on the canvas in the 12th round, his eyes rolling backward while Wilder celebrated above him. Fury somehow gathered his wits, rose and made it to the final bell. That’s when both hulking men heard a […]

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Boxing: Wilder keeps WBC belt after battling to draw with Fury in heavyweight thriller, both call for rematch

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury battled to a controversial split-decision draw in their World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title showdown on Saturday (Dec 1), triggering immediate demands from both camps for a rematch. Wilder, who retains belt after 12 rounds of pulsating action, had Fury on the canvas twice at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles […]

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