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US boxer Patrick Day dies from brain injuries

Day absorbed a left hook which sent him falling backwards and his head bouncing off the canvas.

Boxer Fury to make pro wrestling debut in Saudi Arabia

Lifelong WWE fan says it’s an honour to wrestle in a massive event in Saudi Arabia.

Re-energized Golovkin eyes return to middleweight supremacy

Golovkin lashed out at journalists asking him about Canelo Alvarez.

Wilder to make rematch with ‘bogeyman’ Ortiz ‘more fun’

The Cuban pugilist credits his opponent for taking the fight, showing 'he has the heart of a true champion'.

Fight Mayweather or retire, promoter Arum tells Pacquiao

Bob Arum believes Manny Pacquiao is risking lasting damage by continuing to fight into his 40s.

Fury overcomes wound and Wallin for points victory

Tyson Fury faced adversity against Otto Wallin but pushed through to win a majority decision.

Wilder agree to terms of rematch, third fight

The pair is expected to face off in a Feb 22 rematch in Las Vegas.

Fury not looking past Wallin as Wilder return looms

Tyson Fury says he has no interest in future fights and is solely focused on Otto Wallin.

Lomachenko adds WBC title in thriller with Campbell

Vasyl Lomachenko takes another step in securing all major titles in the lightweight division.

Back from ‘hell’, Fury helping others fight their demons

Tyson Fury says he is passionate about helping others who struggle with mental health issues after embarking on speaking tours in the UK and Europe to spread awareness on this issue.

A tale of 2 brothers: One sings, the other boxes

The Abu Bakar brothers are poised to become Malaysian icons in their respective fields.

2-time world welterweight champion Napoles dead at 79

Jose Napoles ended his career with an outstanding 81-7 record with 54 knockouts.

Promoter defends Joshua’s controversial Saudi date with Ruiz Jr

Eddie Hearn also added that the fight in Saudi Arabia will go down as one of the great fights, alongside the Rumble in the Jungle and the Thrilla in Manila.

Former heavyweight champion Joshua bids to rediscover ‘passion’ before Ruiz rematch

Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to make changes to members of his camp so he can rediscover his passion for boxing.

Fury to fight Wallin in September

Tyson Fury will take on Otto Wallin before possibly matching up against Deontay Wilder next year.

Want to stay relevant? Fight me, Pacquiao tells Mayweather

Mayweather is 1 of just 7 pro fighters to have beaten Pacquiao, the only boxer to have won world titles in 8 weight divisions.

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after fight

Dadashev's body will be repatriated home and his family will receive financial aid.

The Philippines goes wild for ‘force at 40’ Pacquiao

A fan, unfortunately, died after collapsing during the fight.

Pacquiao battling age, hungry Thurman in title showdown

The 40-year-old Filipino icon faces arguably his most challenging assignment since losing to Floyd Mayweather in 2015's 'Fight of the Century'.

Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout

Amir Khan claims he had agreed on a deal to fight Manny Pacquiao in Riyadh on Nov 8.

2 Russian boxers competed despite doping bans

These lapses in the enforcement of their bans suggest that Russia has yet to create an anti-doping culture in which all dopers are sidelined.

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia

The driver of the vehicle that hit Whitaker remained at the scene and the accident is still under investigation.

Boxing body excluded by IOC from Tokyo 2020

AIBA's exclusion is due to issues surrounding its finances and governance.

Arum fears brain damage for veteran Pacquiao

The human cranium thins out as you get older and fighters are more susceptible to brain damage.