Promoter Kellie Maloney labelled Floyd Mayweather’s bout with Conor McGregor in Las Vegas tonight “a freak show” — and has sent her licence back to the Boxing Board of Control (BBoC), labelling them “an old boys’ club.”
Saturday 26th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Louise Raw remembers her friend Ted Lewis, a star boxer, porter, lifelong trade unionist and working-class historian
Friday 25th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing yesterday.
The 41-year-old former world heavyweight champion had been considering a lucrative rematch with Anthony Joshua but instead will bow out on April’s dramatic defeat by the IBF and WBA champion.
Friday 4th Aug 2017
JOHN WIGHT looks at the spectacle bringing boxing into disrepute
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
Jeff Horn pulled off a stunning upset by defeating Manny Pacquiao via a controversial unanimous decision to capture the WBO welterweight crown at Lang Park in Brisbane, Australia yesterday morning.
Fighting in his hometown in front of a crowd upwards of 50,000, 29-year-old former...
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
NICOLA ADAMS said yesterday she’s more interested in raising the profile of women’s boxing than winning personal glory for herself as a professional.
The women’s professional scene has changed dramatically since Rio 2016, with double Olympic champions Adams and...
Tuesday 16th May 2017
Brit downs Klitschko in the 11th round in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley
Monday 1st May 2017
Nicola Adams believes working alongside some of the world’s best will stand her in good stead when she makes her professional debut in Manchester tomorrow.
The 34-year-old has been training in the same San Francisco gym as the likes of pound-for-pound star Andre Ward and Amir...
Friday 7th Apr 2017
Anthony Crolla knows he was beaten by the better man on Saturday as Jorge Linares put on a classy performance to retain the WBA lightweight title.
The Mancunian was bidding to win back the crown he lost to Linares at the same venue six months ago but was totally outclassed.
Monday 27th Mar 2017
DAVID HAYE’S “fucking retards” outburst will be probed by the British Boxing Board of Control, BBBC general secretary Robert Smith announced yesterday.
Haye lashed out at the crowd after taunts from fans of Tony Bellew — who he is due to fight on Saturday...
Thursday 2nd Mar 2017