In the Iraqi city of Najaf, the sight of a women's boxing hall is unusual but, like others here, the 35-year-old boxing instructor is fighting deeply-ingrained taboos.
American brawler Dustin Poirier overpowered Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas, winning their lightweight UFC trilogy fight by a TKO after the Irishman appeared to snap his left leg in the waning moments of the opening round.
In a tragic end, former middleweight champion Chris Eubank’s son Sebastian Eubank was been found dead on a beach in Dubai days before his 30th birthday.
Spinks, who lived his later years in Las Vegas, died on Friday night, according to a release from a public relations firm. He had been battling prostate and other cancers.
Andy Ruiz Jr. hopes to use his extra weight as a weapon against heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua when the pair meet on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA and WBO titles against Ruiz,
Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat, who has met with a car accident while travelling from Yamunanagar to Mohali, was on Wednesday ruled out of his key clash against Pakistani-origin British boxer Amir Khan at next month’s WBC Pearl World Championship bout in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Australia’s Billy Dib has instead
England’s WBO world no.1 Jack Catterall clashes with highly-ranked German Timo Schwarzkopf, while the leading light of Indian boxing Vijender Singh is also in action at the top of a glitzy bill
'Floyd Mayweather, if you want a real fight, fight me. If you want an exhibition, my guy, my friend, Jack Ma will take care of you,' Pacquiao said,
The prospect of boxing was discussed in the meeting along with bringing boxing to the Middle East.