April 14, 2024

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Crawford stops Porter in Las Vegas

It was a brutal display of Crawford's merit to be known as the best fighter in the world because Porter, a two-time champion, was the toughest and most experienced opponent of his career.

Okwiri too strong for Serunjogi

This result came off the back of another non-title victory against Colombia’s Fidel Munoz in the USA two months ago as he took his professional record to 7 wins (5 knockouts) and 1 draw.

Fury knocks out Wilder to retain WBC title in heavyweight classic

In a brutal, roller coaster fight in front of of 15,820 fans, the 33-year-old Briton regrouped and put Wilder down in the 10th before delivering two enormous right hands to win the bout with a knockout.

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao retires to vie for Philippines presidency

"As I hang up my boxing gloves, I would like to thank the whole world especially the Filipino people for supporting Manny Pacquiao," he said, fighting back tears.

World Heavyweight champion Joshua stunned by Usyk

Scores of 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 were just reward after a near-masterclass from the unbeaten Usyk, who became only the third fighter after Evander Holyfield and David Haye to win world titles at cruiserweight and heavyweight.

It's Samuel Takyi's time: 20-year-old Boxer wins Ghana's first Olympic medal in 29 years

The 20-year-old has caused a sensation by making the podium after his selection for the boxing team in Tokyo initially caused eyebrows to raise.

Kenya's Tokyo Olympic boxing journey comes to an end

Ajowi, fighting in the men's heavyweight category, lost a unanimous points decision to Cuba's four time light heavyweight champion Julio Cesar La Cruz who claimed a 5-0 decision.

Ongare's Olympic campaign halted in round of 32 loss

Ongare's defeat, which comes hot on the heels of Nick Okoth's defeat on Saturday now leaves two Kenyan boxers in Olympic contention, namely heavyweight Elly Ajowi, and welterweight Elizabeth Akinyi.

Okoth suffers first round exit in Tokyo

The 38 year old Okoth who featured for Kenya at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing matched his opponent toe to toe, blow for blow but was unfortunately edged out by the Mongolian who managed to get the nod from three judges who scored 30-27,29-28 and 29-28 against the two judges who scored 29-28, 29-28 for Okoth. 

Wilder accuses Fury of cheating

Wilder has now repeated the claim: "They saw no evil. They didn't speak of it.