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The Joy of Six: boxing and UFC comebacks from the canvas

From Carl Froch’s controversial victory over George Groves to Matt Hughes’s implausible recovery against Frank Trigg in Dana White’s favourite ever UFC fight Boxing is a phenomenally complex to-do. Both proactive and reactive, it demands...Show More Summary

Behind the scenes at Michael Conlan's pro debut: Conor McGregor, 1D and a TKO

Professional debuts tend to take place in local leisures centres, but Michael Conlan introduced himself with a third-round win at Madison Square Garden By Paul Gibson for The Balls of Wrath, part of the Guardian Sport Network New York City is a beast of a town. Show More Summary

Cracks in Gennady Golovkin’s armour give hope to Álvarez and Saunders | Kevin Mitchell

The world middleweight champion was taken the distance for the first time since 2008 by Daniel Jacobs and his lack of composure gives future challengers hope In most sports that matter – cricket, rugby, tennis, golf, football, tiddlywinks – fans get what they want. Show More Summary

Gennady Golovkin wins unanimous decision over Daniel Jacobs

Golovkin wins narrowly on all three judges’ cards Kazakh extended distance for first time since 2008 Gennady Golovkin v Daniel Jacobs – as it happened Gennady Golovkin outlasted Danny Jacobs in an exhausting 12-round defense of his middleweight titles Saturday night. Show More Summary

Gennady Golovkin v Daniel Jacobs: world middleweight championship – live!

GGG faces Brooklyn’s Danny Jacobs with middleweight belts on line IBF title off table after Jacobs missed today’s same-day weigh-in Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.23am GMT Chocolatito has battled back from the first-round knockdown and is ahead on the Guardian’s card after eight rounds. Show More Summary

Daniel Jacobs faces test of resolve and skill against Gennady Golovkin

• WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight champion Golovkin unbeaten in 36 bouts• Jacobs will need to make power advantage tell at Madison Square Garden The people who resist the coronation of Gennady Golovkin as the king of boxing range fromShow More Summary

'This is your night': Conlan's dream debut wipes out nightmares of the past

Irishman’s third-round knockout of Tim Ibarra, amid all the trappings of a major bout, means he can now make headlines for the right reasons With a dream of a professional debut on Friday night in New York, Michael Conlan all but erased the nightmarish end that befell his decorated amateur career at the Rio Olympics eight months ago. Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather fails to pay fans the courtesy he affords Trump | Kevin Mitchell

The narcissistic former champion may be one of the greats but prioritised sleep over any show of respect at a recent engagement in London Floyd Mayweather deserves to be regarded as the finest defensive boxer of his time and one of the...Show More Summary

Michael Conlan: ‘After five years I want to be out of boxing, having made enough money to retire’

The Irish bantamweight – eliminated controversially at Rio 2016 – has his future planned as he builds up to his professional debut on St Patrick’s Day at Madison Square Garden, where ‘all of ringside will be there for me’ Michael Conlan...Show More Summary

David Lemieux back in title hunt after devastating knockout of Curtis Stevens

The Montreal puncher knocked his opponent out cold in a matchup of former Gennady Golovkin victims in upstate New York David Lemieux delivered an early candidate for knockout of the year with a devastating one-punch stoppage of Curtis Stevens in Saturday’s 10-round middleweight bout at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Show More Summary

David Haye refuses to cast out beast inside despite unseemly war of words | Kevin Mitchell

Boxer embraced the victor Tony Bellew, who he had threatened to put in hospital, but still insists pre-fight tirades were real It did not take long for the public embrace of David Haye and Tony Bellew – the televised moment that delivered...Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather says he's coming out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor

Boxer tells crowd at promotional event: ‘Simple and plain, let’s fight in June’ ‘I don’t want to hear any more excuses about the money, about the UFC’ It has been dismissed as one long promotional tease – but maybe Floyd Mayweather is serious about fighting Conor McGregor after all. Show More Summary

Claressa Shields stops Szilvia Szabados on landmark night for women's boxing

Shields becomes first woman to headline fight card on premium cable TV Two-time Olympic gold medallist Shields stops Szabados in fourth round ‘I showed how I box like Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis mixed together’ On a milestone night for female boxers, Claressa Shields gave herself rave reviews. Show More Summary

Muhammad Ali Jr stopped again after testifying about first airport detention

Muhammad Ali’s son was detained and questioned after meeting with Congress to discuss a separate airport detention incident last month, a lawyer said Muhammad Ali Jr was detained and questioned at an airport in the Washington area before...Show More Summary

Tyson Fury: battle with depression my hardest fight but I’ve turned corner

• Former heavyweight champion says he is ready to return to ring• ‘Talk about being a fat man, I’m 25st or 350lb’ Tyson Fury has described his battle with depression as “the hardest fight of my life” but said he had turned a corner as he prepares to launch his comeback later this year. Show More Summary

‘Snake eyes’ for Manny Pacquiao as big-money bout with Amir Khan called off

Pacquiao’s just-announced fight with Khan for 23 April is now off Promoter: $38m from unnamed investment group never turned up Manny Pacquiao’s fight with Amir Khan is off after a promised $38m from an unnamed investment group failed to materialize. Show More Summary

David Haye says ankle prognosis is good as he eyes Tony Bellew rematch

• Haye: ‘I was proud of my performance, it was a tough night at the office’• ‘Even on one leg, I thought I could knock Tony Bellew out’ David Haye hobbled back into the spotlight, his lower right leg sheathed in bandages and plasterShow More Summary

Floyd Mayweather's van burned outside Birmingham hotel during UK tour

West Midlands police are investigating a fire that engulfed a vehicle belonging to the retired boxer outside a posh Birmingham hotel as an arson attack Authorities are investigating a fire that engulfed a vehicle belonging to Floyd Mayweather Jr outside a posh Birmingham hotel as an arson attack. Show More Summary

David Haye gracious in defeat but must realise his time is up | Kevin Mitchell

Tony Bellew’s victory at the O 2 Arena has surely put an end to the Londoner’s career in the ring and he can now retire with £4m in the bank Two fine fighters of contrasting temperaments but shared instincts – Paulie Malignaggi and Derry...Show More Summary

Tony Bellew reveals he suffered broken hand in victory over David Haye

• Bellew claims to have suffered injury in second or third round • Eddie Hearn suggests Bellew could fight Deontay Wilder next Tony Bellew has revealed he broke his hand in the early stages of his heavyweight victory over David Haye....Show More Summary

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