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Boxing News

Nov 22

Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker bout ‘won’t happen at 35%’, says Eddie Hearn

Anthony Joshua “would love to fight” Joseph Parker but Eddie Hearn says the New Zealander will not receive 35% of the revenue.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42090044

Nov 22

James Toney: I should’ve knocked Donald Trump’s head off and saved the world lots of trouble

Twenty-six years after their first meeting Donald McRae catches up again with his favourite boxer as the outspoken 49-year-old former world champion prepares for an exhibition fight in Bristol before embarking on a career as a bounty hunter“Why?” James…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/22/james-toney-donald-trump-head-saved-world-trouble-boxing

Nov 22

Joseph Parker offers £20,000 for knockdown footage and ‘gifts’ for videos of Anthony Joshua

WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker offers £20,000 to anyone who can provide video footage of him being knocked down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42084195

Nov 22

Parker offers £20,000 for knockdown footage and gifts for Joshua video

WBO champion Joseph Parker intensifies his pursuit of a bout with Anthony Joshua during a bizarre news conference.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42077429

Nov 21

George Groves to fight Chris Eubank Jr in Super Series in Manchester

George Groves’ WBA super-middleweight title defence against Chris Eubank Jr will take place at the Manchester Arena on 17 February.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42067377

Nov 20

Aiba’s Wu Ching-kuo steps down amid financial mismanagement allegations

• Wu suspended last month but investigation set to be dropped• Franco Falcinelli, currentlyAiba’s senior vice-president, to take overThe suspended leader of amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has announced he is stepping down amid allegations of fi…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/20/wu-ching-kuo-steps-down-aiba-boxing-governing-body

Nov 20

Bellew rematch postponed after Haye slips on stairs

David Haye’s heavyweight rematch with Tony Bellew is postponed after Haye slips on the stairs in a “freak” training accident.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42056678

Nov 20

David Haye’s rematch with Tony Bellew postponed due to arm injury

• Haye suffered injury to biceps during training for 17 December bout• Promoters hoping to reschedule fight for 24 March or 5 MayDavid Haye has been forced to postpone his rematch with Tony Bellew after tearing his biceps during training.The injury-pro…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/20/david-haye-tony-bellew-rematch-postponed

Nov 20

Frampton needs extra fight, says Warren

Promoter Frank Warren believes Carl Frampton should look for another opponent before challenging for a world title next summer.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/42050699

Nov 19

Paddy Barnes delighted with performance in stoppage win

Paddy Barnes says he produced his best performance since turning pro as he lifted the WBO intercontinental flyweight title by stopping Nicaraguan Eliecer Quezada in six rounds.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42045286

Nov 19

Jamie Conlan admits he was “no match” for classy Jerwin Ancajas

Jamie Conlan admits he was “no match” for champion Jerwin Ancajas, who stopped the Belfast man in six rounds in their IBF super-flyweight title contest.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42045282

Nov 19

Frampton says he was tested by ‘hard man’ Garcia in winning ring return

Carl Frampton says he made the mistake of allowing Horacio Garcia to “fight his fight” as he had to work hard to beat the Mexican on points.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42044470

Nov 18

Carl Frampton beats Horacio Garcia on points on return to ring

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton beats Mexican Horacio Garcia on points on his return to the ring after 10 months out of action.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42041887

Nov 18

Jamie Conlan fails in bid to secure IBF super-flyweight belt

Jamie Conlan fails in his bid to win the IBF super-flyweight title as he is stopped in the sixth round by champion Jerwin Ancajas.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42041429

Nov 17

Carl Frampton ready to ‘put on show’ in Garcia fight

Carl Frampton says it is the ‘best I’ve ever felt’ as he made the weight for Saturday’s comeback fight against Mexican Horacio Garcia at the SSE Arena in Belfast.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42031015

Nov 17

Frank Warren says Carl Frampton must ‘keep his eye on the ball’ on his return to the ring

Boxing promoter Frank Warren is warning Carl Frampton not to take his eye off the ball ahead of their first fight together

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/42030083