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Azerbaijani boxer becomes European champion

Azerbaijani boxer becomes European champion

Azerbaijani boxer Nijat Huseynov won the title of European champion, according to the Azerbaijan Boxing Federation. He won this title at the continental championship among boxers under 22 in the Croatian city of Poreč. The …

Azerbaijani boxer reaches final of European Championship

Azerbaijani boxer reaches final of European Championship

In the Croatian city of Poreč, the semi-final fights of the European Under-22 Boxing Championship took place. A member of the Azerbaijani national team Nijat Huseynov (51 kg), who reached this stage, left the ring with another victory. …

Protesting boxer sentenced to death in Iran

Protesting boxer sentenced to death in Iran

Iranian professional boxer Mohammad Javad Wafaei-Sani has been sentenced to death by hanging. This is stated in a message posted on the page of the Iranian human rights organization Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) on Twitter. …

Mike Tyson to step back into the ring

Mike Tyson to step back into the ring

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson confirmed to British tabloid The Sun that he’s returning to boxing in a February 2022 bout. Tyson is expected to fight …

Azerbaijani boxer to meet with world champion in 1/8 finals

Azerbaijani boxer to meet with world champion in 1/8 finals

22-year-old Azerbaijani boxer Magomed Abdullayev, performing in the weight category over 91 kg, defeated his opponent from Bahrain Danis Latipov in the 1/16 finals. The fight ended with a score of 3-1 in favour of Abdullayev. In the 1/8 …

Floyd Mayweather-YouTuber boxing match moved to June 5

Floyd Mayweather-YouTuber boxing match moved to June 5

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s exhibition bout against YouTuber Logan Paul has a new date. They will face off on June 5, with the venue still to be determined, according to The Athletic's Mike Coppinger. The bout …

Russia’s Povetkin loses rematch against Whyte

Russia’s Povetkin loses rematch against Whyte

Russia’s WBC (the World Boxing Council) Interim Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin was unable to defend his belt in Saturday’s rematch against Britain’s Dillian Whyte, TASS reports. Povetkin was defeated by a …

Mike Tyson says he'll be back in ring in late May

Mike Tyson says he'll be back in ring in late May

Boxing legend Mike Tyson says he will be getting back in the ring this spring, but his opponent has not been revealed. Tyson confirmed on his "Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson" podcast that he has a fight lined up for …

Roy Jones Jr wants exhibition with Fedor Emelianenko

Roy Jones Jr wants exhibition with Fedor Emelianenko

Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. has declared his interest in fighting one of either Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko or ex-UFC champion Anderson Silva in an exhibition match, and says he doubts he’ll rematch Mike Tyson. Former …

Floyd Mayweather buys new-born grandson $45k Rolex

Floyd Mayweather buys new-born grandson $45k Rolex

Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has wasted now time spoiling his new-born grandson rotten - after buying the five-week-old a diamond-encrusted ROLEX. His daughter Yaya, 20, shared a picture of her son with rapper NBA …

Mike Tyson to return to boxing ring to fight Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson to return to boxing ring to fight Roy Jones Jr

Two boxing legends will return to the ring this year and square off in an exhibition fight. Mike Tyson, 54, will face Roy Jones Jr., 51, on September 12, CBS Sports reports. The heavyweights will fight with oversized gloves with the intent to not …

Mike Tyson offered $20 mln for bare knuckle fight

Mike Tyson offered $20 mln for bare knuckle fight

Boxing legend Mike Tyson has received a whopping $20 million offer to make an ungloved return to the ring in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), BKFC president David Feldman said. "While we did make a guaranteed …