Jail for boxing champion who punched prison officer while in custody

Jail for boxing champion who punched prison officer while in custody

By Declan Brennan A Louth boxing champion who punched a prison officer while in custody has been sentenced to three years imprisonment. Brendan Cummins (23) has 97 disciplinary sanctions from prison, known as “P19s” and appeared in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court flanked by five prison officers wearing riot gear. On February 20, 2017 he was […]

Billy Joe Saunders' vulgar five-word response to being denied boxing licence for Demetrius Andrade fight

Billy Joe Saunders' vulgar five-word response to being denied boxing licence for Demetrius Andrade fight

Billy Joe Saunders responded to the decision to deny him a licence to fight Demetrius Andrade with a sickening expletive message. Saunders has been denied a boxing licence by the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission to defend his WBO world middleweight title in Boston later this month. The decision was made after Saunders failed a voluntary […]

Jesse Vargas, Thomas Dulorme cap off a high-energy night for low-key promotion

Jesse Vargas, Thomas Dulorme cap off a high-energy night for low-key promotion

Opening Bell: Off to a good start When Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn and executives from DAZN scheduled the first American-based card of Hearn’s eight-year, $1 billion deal with the new sports subscription streaming service for Saturday night in Chicago, little did they know the competition they would be facing. As it turned out, the […]

KDF outwits Nairobi County in boxing friendly

KDF outwits Nairobi County in boxing friendly

By AYUMBA AYODIMore by this Author Kenya Defence Forces beat Nairobi County 16-8 to win the friendly boxing tournament at the City Stadium on Saturday. Internationals Nick Abaka (light heavyweight), Nick Okoth (lightweight) and Edwin Okongo (middleweight) and fast-rising Isaac Meja (bantamweight) claimed victories in respective bouts to spur KDF to victory. Mohammed Hussein of […]

Khabib Makes McGregor Tap: Wild Post-Fight Brawl Erupts

Khabib Makes McGregor Tap: Wild Post-Fight Brawl Erupts

Conor McGregor tapped out in the fourth round of his comeback fight at UFC 229 against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who then climbed over the cage and set off a brawl by scuffling with another fighter in McGregor’s corner on Saturday night. The wild scene occurred after McGregor (21-4) got caught in a choke by Nurmagomedov (27-0), […]

Boxing: Golden girl Adams has sights set on world title push

NICOLA ADAMS has already made her intentions as a professional boxer loud and clear. Win every belt the super-flyweight division has to offer before retiring as undisputed champion of the world following back-to-back Olympic gold medals in her glittering career as an amateur. Nicola Adams. Adams can take a big step closer to the WBO […]