Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Boxing

Boxing

GEORGE GROVES BEATS CHRIS EUBANK JR ON UNANIMOUS POINTS DECISION

It lived up to all expectation. It was a thriller. But George Groves was just a step too far, too long, too strong and ultimately too technical and experienced in the championship rounds for Chris Eubank Jr here. The Londoner,...

BOXING – ERROL SPENCE JR. STOPS LAMONT PETERSON IN FIRST IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE...

Errol Spence Jr. easily defended his welterweight title for the first time Saturday night, beating Lamont Peterson when the fight was stopped just after the bell sounded to begin the eighth round. Spence had dominated the fight and both of...

JOSHUA, PARKER, FIGHT CONFIRMED FOR MARCH 31, FIRST PRESSER HELD

Heavyweight boxing moved closer to having an undisputed world champion after it was announced on Sunday that Britain’s Anthony Joshua and New Zealand’s Joseph Parker will meet for a multiple title bout in Cardiff on March 31. Joshua will put...

GOTV BOXING NIGHT – OLAIDE FIJABI BATTLE READY, AS TANZANIA’S OPPONENT SHADRACH KOBERI...

Shadrack “Punch To Punch” Kobero, the Tanzanian boxer billed to fight Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi for the African Boxing Union (ABU) light welterweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 13, on 26 December, has arrived Lagos. Kobero, who arrived aboard a Kenyan...

BILLY JOE SAUNDERS DOMINATES DAVID LEMIEUX TO RETAIN WBO MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE

Billy Joe Saunders toyed with frustrated David Lemieux in his hometown for a one-sided victory in a successful World Boxing Organization middleweight title defense Saturday night. Saunders (26-0) made a third defense of the title the British fighter won from...

LOMACHENKO DOMINATES RIGONDEAUX WINS IN SIX ROUNDS

Vasyl Lomachenko dominated Guillermo Rigondeaux in the main event of an ESPN boxing card on Saturday. Lomachenko, the bigger fighter, bullied a passive Rigondeaux from the second round on. It was a bizarre fight, with the smaller Rigondeaux mostly...

GOtv BOXING NIGHT 13 : FIJABORN VOWS TO WIN ABU TITLE

Nigeria’s Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi has vowed to win the African Boxing Union (ABU) light welterweight title when he takes on Kenya’s Michael Odhiambo at GOtv Boxing Night 13 on 26 December. The event, which holds at the Landmark Events Centre,...

DAVID HAYE PULLS OUT OF TONY BELLEW FIGHT

Britain’s former heavyweight world champion David Haye has pulled out of next month’s scheduled showdown with WBC cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew after suffering a “freak accident”. Bellew stopped compatriot Haye in the 11th round when they met in March...

NIGERIAN TENNIS STAR LANDS A CONTRACT WITH GEWO

Nigerian table tennis star Olajide Omotayo has secured a 5-yr deal with German kits maker Gewo.The up and coming star has been on the rise for a while, he has been indirectly under the tutelage of more established stars...

DANIEL JACOBS WINS UNANIMOUS DECISION OVER ARIAS

After 12 rounds of #JacobsArias, Daniel Jacobs beats Luis Cuba Arias by unanimous decision.Scorecards: 119-109, 120-107, 119-108 to the winner, Daniel Jacobs. Dominant display from the Miracle Man to get back to winning ways.

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