Boxing

Mayweather offers to foot George Floyd’s funeral

Mayweather offers to foot George Floyd’s funeral

Floyd Mayweather has offered to cover the funeral expenses for George Floyd, the African-American man whose death while in police custody in Minneapolis prompted protests across the United States. Floyd, who was black, died last week in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, kneeled on his neck for ... Read more

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Why I can’t fight Mike Tyson – Joshua

Why I can't fight Mike Tyson - Joshua

Nigerian-British boxer, Anthony Joshua, has ruled out taking on legendary Mike Tyson in a boxing bout on his return to the ring as he believes no fan would want to see the current heavyweight champion prevail. The man who currently holds three of the four world title belts, in an ... Read more

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Mayweather: I was a champion for 24 years

I was a champion for 24 years - Mayweather

Undefeated boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather has declared he had been a champion for 24 years, the SportsBay.com reports. Mayweather who had fought and defeated some of the best fighters of his generation officially won his first world title in 1998 against Genaro Hernandez but feels as if he’s been a ... Read more

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Mike Tyson reveals he smokes N15m marijuana monthly

Mike Tyson reveals he smokes N15m marijuana monthly

Boxing legend, Mike Tyson, has revealed that he smokes weed worth $40,000 every month, reports lowkickmma.com. At the age of 53, the legendary boxer has exposed the high costs of running a weed farm. Tyson is a former world heavyweight champion with a ranch in South California, where the recreational ... Read more

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Mike Tyson snubs Joshua, names top five boxers

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Mike Tyson named Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in his top five favourite current boxers but didn’t include two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Fury, who recently claimed the WBC heavyweight title in a rematch with Wilder, has always earned the respect from Tyson since his comeback in 2018 and the ... Read more

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Anthony Joshua faces fresh challenge for WBO belt

Two-time unified heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has been called out by a fresh opponent amid the ongoing break from professional boxing.

Two-time unified heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has been called out by a fresh opponent amid the ongoing break from professional boxing. The Brit has already been forced to delay preparations for his scheduled title defence against Kubrat Pulev, all but ending hopes of a potential bout against Tyson Fury later ... Read more

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Floyd Mayweather’s uncle, trainer dies

Floyd Mayweather's uncle, trainer dies

Roger Mayweather, uncle and trainer of Floyd Mayweather, has died at the age of 58. Before becoming a trainer, Roger was a world champion in his own right, holding titles at featherweight and welterweight in the 1980s. He began working with Floyd in the late 1990s, with the nephew going ... Read more

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Sport ministry warns Bash Ali to stop lying

Sport ministry warns Bash Ali to stop lying

Former World Boxing Federation Cruiser weight champion, Bashiru Lawrence Ali, aka Bash Ali has been urged by the federal ministry of Youth and Sport Development to desist from peddling false claims about a non-existent approval from the office of the Minister to embark on a world fight. According to a ... Read more

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Kamaru Usman warns McGregor fighting against him

Buhari hails boxer Usman for winning UFC welterweight belt

Nigeria Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has warned former champion Conor McGregor against fighting against him. McGregor is billed to make his awaited return to action on January 18 at UFC 246 when he squares off with Donald Cerrone in a 170-pound main event and he is already ... Read more

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Anthony Joshua to present belts to Buhari

Anthony Joshua wants to defend heavyweight titles in Nigeria

World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua will be presenting his belts to President Muhammadu Buhari according to Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, the sportsbay reports Dare said this while briefing journalists at the end of Wednesday’s federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Dare said no date ... Read more

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