Bring on Wilder: Fury ready for title bout

August 19, 2018

Tyson Fury insists he will be motivated by pride rather than prize money when the controversial British fighter faces Deontay Wilder. Fury will travel to Las Vegas in November to meet WBC heavyweight champion Wilder in what will be the third fight of his comeback. The 30-year-old eased to victory against
Bring on Wilder: Fury ready for title bout

Frampton stops Jackson in 9 rounds

August 18, 2018

Belfast's Carl Frampton stopped Luke Jackson in nine rounds to secure another shot at the world featherweight title on Saturday. Having successfully defended the interim WBO title, Frampton will be confirmed as mandatory challenger to full champion Oscar Valdez but will next fight IBF titlist Josh
Frampton stops Jackson in 9 rounds

Fury beats Pianeta to set up Wilder bout

On just his second bout since ending a two-and-a-half year absence from the ring, former world champion Fury looked understandably rusty in just doing enough to see off journeyman Pianeta. Wilder was ringside in the Northern Irish capital and seemed to appreciate Fury's introduction to the ring
Fury beats Pianeta to set up Wilder bout

Boxing: Medics call for mandatory suspensions and scans to protect knocked out fighters

Many state athletic commissions in the United States already impose suspensions of 30, 60 or 90 days but Dr. John Neidecker of the Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) told Reuters that more needs to be done to protect fighters. "We want to increase awareness and educate those involved in combat
Boxing: Medics call for mandatory suspensions and scans to protect knocked out fighters

Boxing mecca? Atlantic City making a comeback

August 17, 2018

A collapsed economy and other factors were hard on the New Jersey town, but the one-time home of major boxing bouts is trending upward.
Boxing mecca? Atlantic City making a comeback

WBC champ Wilder crashes Fury's weigh-in

WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder caused a scene in Belfast, Ireland on Friday, crashing the weigh-in for Tyson Fury and getting into a shouting match with his father, John Fury. Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) interrupted the weigh-in for the fight between Fury and Francesco Pianeta by shouting "Bomb
WBC champ Wilder crashes Fury's weigh-in

Wilder to announce next fight if Fury wins

August 16, 2018

Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder plans to challenge Tyson Fury to a fight they've already discussed – right then and there.
Wilder to announce next fight if Fury wins

AP Interview: Wilder to announce next fight – if Fury wins

Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is on a business trip this weekend in Belfast. If Fury wins, Wilder plans to challenge him to a fight they've already discussed – right then and there. ''Why not?'' Wilder told The Associated Press.
AP Interview: Wilder to announce next fight – if Fury wins

Asian Games: China's Asiad juggernaut ready to roll in Indonesia

With Thomas Bach having made engaging youth one of his key missions as International Olympic Committee (IOC) president, eyes will be on esports which debuts as a demonstration event at the Aug. 18-Sept. 2 Asian Games organized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). Esports, boasting an estimated 250
Asian Games: China's Asiad juggernaut ready to roll in Indonesia