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Manny Pacquiao should retire if Jeff Horn wins, says Freddie Roach

Filipino to meet unheralded Australian in world title fight this weekend ‘We have to win this fight, it’s crucial,’ says trainer before bout in Brisbane Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach says he will encourage his famous chargeShow More Summary

The avoidable death of Davey Browne: how an inquest exposed boxing's failures

The findings of a New South Wales coroner showed that serious injury or death in the ring can’t be explained away as ‘just one of those things’ Davey Browne’s family was calm and composed in the packed room at the New South Wales coroner’s court. Show More Summary

Davey Browne inquest coroner calls for changes to combat sports after boxer's death

Death of 28-year-old three days after he was knocked out in fight was preventable, New South Wales deputy state coroner rules A coroner has recommended significant changes to the way combat sports are administered in New South WalesShow More Summary

Sergey Kovalev’s promoters to file protest over defeat by Andre Ward

•’I saw someone who should have been disqualified get his hand held up’• American won rematch in eighth round after controversial stoppage Andre Ward proclaimed himself the world’s best pound-for-pound fighter after stopping Sergey Kovalev...Show More Summary

Golovkin and Álvarez start the hard sell for middleweight title defence in Vegas

• Kazakh champion undefeated in 37 bouts, 33 of them by knockout • Both fighters dismissive of Mayweather ‘business’ at same venue In the somewhat incongruous surrounds of the ballroom of a central London hotel on a blistering summer’s...Show More Summary

Former UFC fighter Tim Hague dies aged 34 after knockout in boxing fight

Canadian fighter was taken to hospital after fight on Friday night Hague had suffered eight knockouts during his MMA career The former UFC fighter Tim Hague has died following a knockout in a boxing fight. He was 34. Hague was taken to hospital on Friday after he was knocked out by Adam Braidwood during their fight in Edmonton and died on Sunday. Show More Summary

Sergey Kovalev out for revenge against Andre Ward in hostile rematch

• Russian lost controversial unanimous decision in first fight against Ward• Kovalev has hired new strength coach in attempt to regain lost titles Sergey Kovalev is convinced he did enough to defeat Andre Ward when they met for the unified light heavyweight championship in the autumn but this time he is determined to sprint through the tape. Show More Summary

José Mourinho and Mike Tyson are the heavyweights of counterpunching | Barney Ronay

The Manchester United manager’s tactics mirror those of boxing’s former world champion: get your retaliation in first Mike Tyson has an interesting new book out called Iron Ambition. In it he talks about his violent childhood, explores...Show More Summary

Mighty Atoms review – female boxing champ inspires anti-austerity fight

Hull Truck theatre Amanda Whittington pulls no punches with this rousing tale of solidarity that invokes the triumphs of 1950s fighter Barbara Buttrick Barbara Buttrick was a Hull pioneer: a female boxing champion back in the 1950s, when nice girls didn’t fight. Show More Summary

Boxing world champion Deontay Wilder charged with marijuana possession

Undefeated heavyweight champion released on $1,000 bond after arrest Wilder’s attorney says drugs do not belong to his client The WBC heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder has been charged with marijuana possession. Police in Tuscaloosa,...Show More Summary

The Mayweather-McGregor farce is the event our idiocracy deserves

The much-ballyhooed showdown between the boxer and the UFC star is the latest in a long line of one-off publicity stunts foisted on the gullible masses On Wednesday it was announced the finest boxer of his generation, unbeaten in 49Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight agreed for 26 August

Mayweather and McGregor confirm news with messages on social media Fight scheduled for 12 rounds at 154lb limit with 10-ounce gloves NAC approves promoter’s request for 26 August fight at T-Mobile Arena The long-touted fight betweenShow More Summary

It's official! Mayweather and McGregor to fight in August – video

The long-touted fight between UFC star Conor McGregor and the multi-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has been confirmed for 26 August in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White and Mayweather Promotions boss Leonard Ellerbe held a joint press conference to go over the details Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight agreed for 26 August Continue reading...

Paddy Barnes: 'A title in my third fight? I hadn’t sparred 10 rounds until this camp'

As he prepares to fight for a European title in just his third bout as a pro, Paddy Barnes discusses his controversies, his MBE regrets and his mate Rory McIlroy By Paul Gibson for The Balls of Wrath, part of the Guardian Sport Network...Show More Summary

Judge scored wrong boxers in Burnett’s world title win over Haskins, says IBF

• International Boxing Federation announces unanimous win as correct result• Eddie Hearn had called for an investigation into the split decision Ryan Burnett’s split decision win over the Briton Lee Haskins for the world bantamweight...Show More Summary

Gennady Golovkin v Canelo Alvarez: Las Vegas confirmed as fight venue

Middleweights to face each other at T-Mobile Arena on 16 September Fight expected to be biggest boxing PPV since Mayweather v Pacquiao The much-anticipated middleweight title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will take place on the Las Vegas Strip. Show More Summary

Inquest into Davey Browne's death raises serious questions for boxing in NSW

Browne died in 2015 after being knocked out in the ring, and a coroner has been told confusion over rules may have contributed to the fight not being stopped A coronial inquest into the death of a New South Wales boxer has raised serious questions about duty of care, regulatory effectiveness and athlete safety in the sport. Show More Summary

Kell Brook was brave, not a coward, for realising he was hurt | Sean Ingle

Those who shout loudest are best advised to engage their brain before their mouth, as in the case of those who called him a quitter against Errol Spence It took until Sunday morning for a CT scan to confirm that Kell Brook’s left eye...Show More Summary

Kell Brook faces painful decision over future following second eye surgery

• Injury in defeat to Spence Jr identical to one Brook suffered against Golovkin• George Groves targets James DeGale rematch after winning world title Another fight, another fractured eye socket for Kell Brook and the question now is where he goes next. Show More Summary

Errol Spence Jr stops Kell Brook in 11th round to win IBF welterweight title

• Brook’s eye swells up in ninth round before he takes knee in 11th• Hearn confirms Brook being treated for fractured eye socket For Kell Brook it was a night that promised so much but ended in gut-wrenching failure. In front of hisShow More Summary

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