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Anthony Joshua to fight Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev is forced to withdraw

• Bulgarian challenger suffers shoulder injury in training• Joshua will now face France’s Takam on 28 October Carlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the challenger to world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on 28 October after a shoulder injury forced the Bulgarian to withdraw. Show More Summary

'We can do a better job than Mayweather' – Jeff Horn keen on McGregor

Horn will fight a voluntary title defence against Gary Corcoran in Brisbane WBO welterweight world champion also hopeful of rematch with Pacquiao UFC star Conor McGregor is a potential left-field opponent for WBO welterweight world champion Jeff Horn, if the Australian wins his first title defence against Britain’s Gary Corcoran. Show More Summary

My sights are set on Chris Eubank Jr, not retirement, insists George Groves

• Londoner’s victory over Jamie Cox sets up new-year showdown• ‘I know if I box like I did tonight he’s got no chance’ George Groves has scotched talk of retiring after nine years and 30 paid fights – several of them wars, two of them...Show More Summary

George Groves beats Jamie Cox in four and prepares for Eubank fight

• George Groves stops determined Jamie Cox in fourth round• Groves and Chris Eubank Jr could fight in January in London George Groves has had plenty of tough nights in his career but the world WBA super-middleweight champion showed what...Show More Summary

Journeyman review – Paddy Considine rolls with the punches in heartfelt boxing drama

The actor-director’s forceful but flawed story of a fighter facing a bruising crisis also stars Jodie Whittaker, outstanding as his devoted wife Paddy Considine now presents his second feature as writer-director, and it’s a powerful and sincerely intended personal project about a championship boxer who must confront a terrible personal crisis. Show More Summary

Mother of boxer who died after unlicensed fight 'was offered money'

Mother of boxer Jakub Moczyk, 22, tells inquest that Aurelius Kerpe, who helped organise event, offered her ‘up to £30,000’ The mother of a boxer who was knocked unconscious in his first public fight and later died has told an inquest...Show More Summary

Aiba’s Wu Ching-kuo suspended after financial mismanagement claims

• Controversial president accused of running up 15m Swiss francs debt• Return of Wu Ching-kuo considered highly unlikely The controversial leader of amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been suspended from his role after allegations of “financial mismanagement” and corruption with a return to post highly unlikely. Show More Summary

Novice boxer who died 'wasn't given a chance', inquest told

Jakub Moczyk’s sister criticises medical cover at event at which he died and says fight should have been stopped earlier A novice boxer who died after being knocked out at an unlicensed event did not stand a chance of recovering dueShow More Summary

Tyson Fury still sounding off but knows Anthony Joshua is the big noise now | Kevin Mitchell

The Mancunian is more active on social media than in a ring at the moment and can be removed for now from the heavyweight equation which is really all about when Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder Nearly two years – and a good deal ofShow More Summary

Terry Downes obituary

World middleweight boxing champion nicknamed the ‘Paddington Express’ Terry Downes, the “Dashing, Crashing, Bashing Paddington Express” who has died aged 81, was a popular all-action fighter who became world middleweight champion for...Show More Summary

Anthony Crolla edges Ricky Burns and Chris Eubank Jr stops Avni Yildirim

• Crolla earns win by unanimous decision at Manchester Arena• Eubank Jr wins World Boxing Super Series fight in Stuttgart Anthony Crolla came away victorious as he edged out his domestic rival Ricky Burns by unanimous decision in their lightweight bout at Manchester Arena. Show More Summary

David Haye and Tony Bellew trade barbs to kickstart rematch promotion

• David Haye likens Tony Bellew’s motivations to those of a bank robber• ‘I didn’t rob no bank. I punched you senseless,’ retorts opponent No one in the fight business ever lost money overestimating the public’s appetite for trash talk. Show More Summary

Lure of cash and fame leaves sport caught in concussion’s moral maze | Sean Ingle

Muhammad Ali and Kevin Doyle came to different decisions about their careers but will scientific advances make decisions any simpler in the future? There’s a story Larry Holmes tells about the night he fought Muhammad Ali for the world...Show More Summary

Tony Bellew and David Haye rematch confirmed for a Sunday night

• Heavyweight fight to take place at O2 Arena on 17 December• London venue was not available on a suitable Saturday Tony Bellew and David Haye have agreed terms for a heavyweight rematch on Sunday 17 December. Bellew stepped up to heavyweight...Show More Summary

Joseph Parker’s wish for Anthony Joshua fight leaves Fury out in the cold | Kevin Mitchell

The New Zealander believes Joshua will be easier to beat than the awkward Mancunian proved to be and is decamping to the UK to make the fight happen Hughie Fury will not be getting a quick rematch against Joseph Parker – unless the Mancunian...Show More Summary

Hughie Fury’s defeat by Joseph Parker marred by ‘conspiracy’ claims

Briton’s promoter vows to have split decision overturned and claims corruption is rife at boxing’s highest level after majority decision loss in WBO title fight Hughie Fury’s failure to dislodge the WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph...Show More Summary

Joseph Parker beats Hughie Fury to retain WBO world heavyweight title – as it happened

New Zealand’s Joseph Parker won a majority decision after a scrappy contest to retain his WBO world heavyweight belt at the Manchester Arena 12.11am BST Related: Hughie Fury denied WBO heavyweight title but Joseph Parker flattered by score 11.58pm BST Hughie Fury was going to be interviewed in the ring, but technical difficulties called a halt. Show More Summary

Hughie Fury denied WBO heavyweight title but Joseph Parker flattered by score

• New Zealand champion takes split decision, 118-110, 118-110, 114-114 • Tyson Fury remonstrates with officials over margin against his cousin Hughie Fury had a chance to bring the WBO version of the world heavyweight title back into...Show More Summary

Hughie Fury sets sights on Joseph Parker and being best of the rest | Kevin Mitchell

Tyson Fury’s cousin can win the WBO heavyweight title on Saturday but neither he nor New Zealander Parker look in the same league as Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder The electricity that normally runs through the leadup to a world title...Show More Summary

Sports quiz of the week: sackings, strike partnerships and a sensational start

Who keep winning? Who kept scoring? And who could have been a contender? Sergio Agüero and Gabriel Jesus were both on the scoresheet for Manchester City last weekend (and the weekend before). They have now scored nine league goals between them this season. Show More Summary

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