Boxing legend George Foreman mourns daughter Freeda, 42, in emotional message

Freeda Foreman, daughter of boxing great George Foreman, found dead Boxing great George Foreman paid tribute to his 42-year-old daughter, Freeda, on Sunday — a day after she was reportedly found dead in her Houston-area home. In a late-night Twitter post, Foreman shared an old graduation picture of Freeda, explaining how he told his daughter, who was also a boxer, to […]

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Boxing: Muhamad Ridhwan to fight Cris Leon in Manila on March 23

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s top professional boxer Muhamad Ridhwan will challenge Filipino Cris Leon in the Rising Stars event in the Philippines on March 23. The event in Manila is co-promoted by Ringstar and Manny Pacquiao’s MP Promotions. The bout was pencilled in after Ringstar announced in early February that his World Boxing Council (WBC) silver featherweight title bout against Paulus […]

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Heavyweight Champion on Fighting a Bigger Man: ‘Just Beat Him Up’

In the fractured world of modern boxing, Anthony Joshua has become something of a rare bird: a heavyweight champion who holds three of the four major belts. In Britain, his native country, he is a sporting hero. At 22-0 with 21 knockouts, including a marquee win over the longtime heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in 2017, Joshua seems poised to break […]

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Boxing ace John Duane VanMeter 'shot dead by 12-year-old boy after botched home robbery'

Police in Uvalde charged the boy with capital murder yesterday after the incident on Wednesday night. It is understood VanMeter, 24, died from a single gun shot to the head and was pronounced dead at 8.43pm. His girlfriend Sammy Chapa and two children were also present when the the Flores Elementary School student turned up at the house. Chapa called […]

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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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