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Boxing legend Duran leaves hospital after COVID-19 scare

Panama City (AFP) - Panamanian Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran was released from hospital Thursday after being treated for coronavirus, the six-time boxing world champion announced via social media."Today, with the blessing of God, I returned home after...

Roberto Durán out of hospital after fight with coronavirus

Roberto Durán is doing better after a bout with coronavirus. Durán, 69, was discharged from the hospital Thursday after testing positive for the virus in June.Durán announced the news on Instagram. In a post, he compared his fight...

Golden Boy’s coronavirus plan; latest on Canelo

A weekly look at boxing's hottest topics.MoreGolden Boy returns with Ortiz vs. VargasGolden Boy president Eric Gomez said Tuesday that he hopes the recent surge in coronavirus cases in California won’t impact the company’s planned return on July...

Kenyan boxing club gives kids a break

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Vanessa Wanjera packs a punch. The 14-year-old Kenyan took up boxing two years ago but she already has big dreams."I want to be a champion, instead of staying in the slums," Wanjera told Reuters.Wanjera is...

Jarrell Miller again tests positive for PEDs

Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller has reportedly tested positive for a performance enhancing substance, according to Mike Coppinger of The Athletic, and has been pulled from his July 9 fight against Jerry Forrest. Breaking: Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller has...

Boxing Hall of Famer Duran battles COVID-19

International Boxing Hall of Famer Roberto Duran was diagnosed with the coronavirus, his son announced Thursday.In an Instagram post, Robin Duran wrote that his 69-year-old father recently tested positive after originally believing that he had merely the common...

Roberto Duran hospitalized, tests positive

Legendary boxer Roberto Duran tested positive for COVID-19 and has since been hospitalized in Panama City, his son announced on Instagram on Thursday. Duran, his son said, had just minor symptoms similar to a common cold...

Panamanian boxing legend Roberto Duran hospitalized with COVID-19

Panama City (AFP) - Panamanian Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran, six-time boxing world champion, was hospitalized in non-life-threatening condition Thursday with the novel coronavirus, his children said on the same day that Panama hit a new record of...

Mad Bets: Top Rank Boxing odds

Minty Bets sits down with Kevin Iole to get an edge betting on Moloney vs. Baez. Source link

Tyson Fury splits from controversial advisor, says promoter

London (AFP) - An alleged Irish gangland figure will play no further role in brokering deals for Tyson Fury fights, the British world heavyweight champion's promoter Bob Arum has said.The American, 88, told the Daily Telegraph that while...

Joshua Franco upsets Andrew Moloney for super flyweight title

Joshua Franco’s size and strength proved to be too much for Andrew Moloney, delaying at least temporarily the Aussie’s plan to become the latest star on the Las Vegas Strip. Franco dropped Moloney in the 11th and came...

Herring tests positive for coronavirus

A weekly look at boxing's hottest topics.MoreHerring-Oquendo postponedThis just hasn’t been Jamel Herring’s year.After scoring an impressive victory over Lamont Roach in Fresno, California, on Nov. 9 in the first defense of his WBO super featherweight title, the...

Top Rank’s Jason and Andrew Moloney on a mission for boxing glory

LAS VEGAS — Australian Rules Football was one of the staples of the early days of a fledgling all-sports cable television network in the U.S. born in late 1979. Before it developed into an American staple which has broadcast...

Pedraza-LesPierre canceled after manager’s positive coronavirus test

LAS VEGAS — The manager of lightweight boxer Mikkel LesPierre tested positive Wednesday for COVID-19, forcing the cancellation of LesPierre’s bout against Jose Pedraza, which was slated to be the main event Thursday on an ESPN-televised card from...

Promoter arranging Fury-Joshua fight dropped by Bahrainis

LONDON (AP) -- The controversial boxing promoter helping to arrange the all-British heavyweight fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua has been dropped as an adviser to a Bahraini sports organization that is looking to bring high-profile bouts...

Greatest performances of Roberto Duran’s career

It’s hard to believe, but the legendary Roberto Duran is celebrating his 69th birthday today. Arguably the greatest lightweight to ever live, Duran went 103-16 with 70 KOs in a remarkable career.He was at his best at lightweight,...

Boxing returns to Mexican TV after 3-months pandemic halt

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Professional boxing is set to return to Mexican television after a three-month halt on matches due to the coronavirus pandemic, promoters said Tuesday.The bouts are scheduled for Saturday in a television studio with no...

Adam Lopez rising; early Fury-Joshua prediction

A weekly look at boxing's hottest topics.MoreLopez thrills in win vs. CoriaAdam Lopez had no idea when he was cutting weight the day after Thanksgiving for a fight at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas how significantly his world...

Calvillo controls Eye to win by unanimous decision

Cynthia Calvillo shook off a slow start to control Jessica Eye on the ground and secure victory via unanimous decision in a main-even flyweight bout Saturday night at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.Calvillo (9-1-1), who moved up...

Olympic boxer Fuchs still fighting through tumultuous year

For a few days in March, Ginny Fuchs thought her biggest challenge of the year would be managing her obsessive compulsive disorder during a viral pandemic while still training to box at the Olympics.And then 2020 got even...

US Olympic boxer cleared of doping violation caused by sex

U.S. Olympic team boxer Virginia Fuchs will face no punishment for failing a doping test after the U.S. Anti-Doping Association determined the violation had been caused by two substances transmitted by her boyfriend through sex.USADA announced its ruling...

Joshua showdown with Fury unlikely to be in UK says promoter

London (AFP) - Anthony Joshua's first blockbuster bout with Tyson Fury is unlikely to take place in Britain, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.Joshua, the WBA, IBF and WBO world champion, and WBC belt holder Fury have agreed in...

Joshua, Fury ‘agree deal’ for all-British mega-bouts

London (AFP) - British heavyweight world champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed in principle to meet in two blockbuster fights, according to both camps on Wednesday.Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has been negotiating with Fury's management for...

Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua agree to two-fight deal

LONDON (AP) -- An all-British world heavyweight title showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury in 2021 is a step closer.Fury said Wednesday that an agreement has been reached with Joshua's camp on a two-fight deal between the...

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury agree to terms for 2-fight deal

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said on Twitter on Wednesday that his management team has agreed on financial terms for a two-fight deal beginning in 2021 for a unification bout with IBF-WBA-WBO champion Anthony Joshua.Fury still needs to...

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