Tag Archives: boxing

Life reproduces Rocky as little-known Jeff Horn teaches Manny Pacquiao a exercise

Horn, a former Brisbane school teacher, was nearly ruled out after a pummelling from Pacquiao in the ninth, but crusaded back for a far-famed victory The eighth instalment of the Rocky series was unexpectedly liberated on Sunday afternoon in Brisbane when former “teachers ” Jeff Horn overcame boxing mythology Manny Pacquiao in a unanimous decision to win the WBO welterweight …

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Michael Conlan alleges boxing’s regulating mas of being cheats after win

World champion loses in Rio quarter-finals to Russian Vladimir Nikitin Conlans win terminates Irelands interest in Olympic boxing after high hopes Michael Conlan accused amateur boxings governing body, the AIBA, of fraud from the core right to the crest after the Irishman lost narrowly in the bantamweight quarter-finals to the Russian Vladimir Nikitin. With an unapologetic and emotional tirade on …

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Deontay Wilder will do well to find a way past Luis Ortiz undamaged

Luis Ortiz, the Cuban southpaw with educated supremacy, hopes to tempt the WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, into a web he cannot escape in Brooklyn battle of the unbeaten By accident or pattern there is only one depart from Camaguey, the ramshackle metropoli in center Cuba where Luis Ortiz was born nearly 39 years ago. Myth has it the disorient entanglement …

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Amir Khan a whipping boy no longer after career-defining select of Canelo

Bryan Armen Graham: Devotees have doubted Khans credentials for a decade, but his firmnes is eternally beyond dispute after choosing to fight Canelo Alvarez We already knew boxers “re not like” the rest of us. Professional boxers require at minimum a uncommon heroism to enrolled the trophy doughnut, societys merely venue where a male can be killed but not legally …

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The Agenda: NFL championship tournaments, EFL Cup, Frampton v Santa Cruz

The Super Bowl looms closer, Southampton seek to defend their extend at Liverpool, more Cup magic and Netballs Quad Series NFL SHOWTIME The seeings of the world remain on the USA on Sunday with the championship plays of the NFL and places in the Super Bowl at post. The Green Bay Packers travel to Georgia to face the Atlanta Falcons …

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Muhammad Ali recollected by Davis Miller

Davis Miller, who has written two notebooks on his hero, grew close friends with the boxer when he visited Alis motorhome in 1988 Im about as agnostic as you can be, but throughout my life its as if Muhammad Ali has saved me. We shared a birthday, 17 January. When, as a young child, my mum died, I was nearly …

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