We both walk and fight in the shadow of our fathers! Benn and Eubank bound by boxing, tragedy and love

Last night, at the Palace Theater in Southend on Sea, Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank were due to meet at center stage once more: face to face for the first night of their Trilogy Tour, exchanging digs, trading more tales of a rivalry reignited. The talk was postponed at short notice, but for their families, … Read more

Four-weight world champion Adrien Broner wants to box MMA legend Nate Diaz following his UFC exit

Four-weight world champion boxer Adrien Broner is hoping he’ll be the man to welcome UFC legend Nate Diaz to the squared circle. Diaz picked up a fourth-round submission win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 279 last month before announcing his intention to leave the UFC after 15 years with the fight promotion. getty Diaz submitted … Read more

Tributes pour in for Hall of Fame wrestler and MMA pioneer who famously fought boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Japanese professional wrestling legend Antonio Inoki, who once fought boxing icon Muhammad Ali, has died aged 79. Inoki’s company, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, confirmed his death and said: “New Japan Pro-Wrestling is deeply saddened at the passing of our founder, Antonio Inoki. ESPN Antonio Inoki: 1943-2022 “His achievements, both in professional wrestling and the global community … Read more

Mayweather open to building boxing academy in Philippines with Pacquiao

Luisa Morales – Philstar.com October 1, 2022 | 11:58am MANILA, Philippines — After enjoying much success in his career, sports icon Floyd Mayweather Jr. is looking to give back to the future stars of the boxing ring. During his trip to the Philippines, Mayweather shared the possibility of building his own boxing academy in the … Read more

Brand new Newark Center location for Carl Greaves Boxing Gym as boxer Johnny Nelson to attend open day

A new boxing gym has opened in Newark town center to train fighters from youth right up to professional level. Former boxer turned trainer and manager Carl Greaves has moved from Newark Industrial Estate into the Anytime Fitness complex on Lombard Street. An open day takes place on Saturday — where former champion Johnny Nelson … Read more

Boxing trainer finds his calling | Herald Community Newspapers

When former professional fighter Michael Corleone hung up his gloves to become a trainer, he had no idea that “miracle work” would be his calling when he trained disabled fighters. Corleone, who is from Franklin Square, opened his gym, Kayo Boxing, in 2004. The gym first operated at Gold’s Gym, and then at Synergy, both … Read more

Boxing’s Future in the Olympics in Doubt After IBA Verdict – NBC New York

It looks like boxing’s future at the Olympics is in doubt. Officials decided to keep Russian Umar Kremlev as president of the International Boxing Association on Sunday in Yerevan, Armenia. Delegates from amateur boxing’s world governing body voted to reject a proposal that urged for new presidential elections. Kremlev was backed to continue his governance … Read more

Boxing: Brother’s violent death won’t deter ‘Sugar Neekz’ as bout with 43-year-old veteran Susie Ramadan looms

Dealt the toughest of blows earlier this month by the violent death of her brother, Brisbane boxer Cherneka Johnson remains focused on defending her world title next month. The 27-year-old will take on Victorian veteran Susie Ramadan on the undercard of the world title rematch between George Kambosos and American Devin Haney at Melbourne’s Rod … Read more

Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury calls Anthony Joshua fight off after self-imposed deadline passes; Eddie Hearn says talks still on the table

3:41 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said on Instagram that a self-imposed 5 pm Monday deadline in the United Kingdom has passed without a signed contract returned from Anthony Joshua for a proposed Dec. 3 bout in Cardiff, Wales, and that he’s now pulled the deal off the table. Fury made the … Read more