Olympic bronze medallist Conlan claims would be "major shame" if boxing removed from Tokyo 2020 – Insidethegames.biz

Olympic bronze medallist Conlan claims would be "major shame" if boxing removed from Tokyo 2020 – Insidethegames.biz

London 2012 flyweight bronze medallist Michael Conlan has claimed it would be a “major shame” if boxing does not feature on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020. The Irishman expressed his opinion in an interview with World Boxing News, despite being on the wrong end of one of the most controversial judging decisions at the […]

Floyd Mayweather's exhibition match tarnishes boxing, says Amir Khan – Metro

Floyd Mayweather's exhibition match tarnishes boxing, says Amir Khan – Metro

Mayweather make his comeback in Japan (Picture: Getty) Amir Khan believes Floyd Mayweather’s love of the spotlight might ruin his pristine boxing reputation one day. Mayweather is set to take on Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year’s Eve in a ‘boxing exhibition match’. The unbeaten 50-0 boxer initially claimed he had been tricked into […]

New film profiles boxer Pardeep Singh Nagra and his fight for religious freedom – Religion News Service

New film profiles boxer Pardeep Singh Nagra and his fight for religious freedom – Religion News Service

(RNS) — Two decades ago, Pardeep Singh Nagra was headed for the top. An up-and-coming Canadian boxer, Nagra had captured the Ontario light flyweight amateur championship and was set to compete for the national title. Before his match, however, the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association (CABA) announced that its rules prohibited him from competing because of […]

Khan Feels Crawford Brings Far More To The Table Than Brook – BoxingScene.com

Khan Feels Crawford Brings Far More To The Table Than Brook – BoxingScene.com

As BoxingScene.com reported earlier today, former world champion Amir Khan is considering the possibility of accepting a $5 million guarantee to face WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford. The fight would take place on March 23 at Madison Square Garden in New York City – and on ESPN Pay-Per-View. At the same time, Khan has the […]

Canadian boxer reportedly in medically-induced coma after knockout Saturday night – Washington Post

Canadian boxer reportedly in medically-induced coma after knockout Saturday night – Washington Post

Ring doctor Marc Gagne checks on Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson after he was knocked out by Oleksandr Gvozdyk of Ukraine in their light heavyweight WBC championship bout Saturday night in Quebec City. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP) Montreal boxer Adonis “Superman” Stevenson reportedly is in a medically-induced coma after being knocked out in a […]