First Transgender Boxer to Compete As Woman Then Man Will Make Professional Debut This Year

First Transgender Boxer to Compete As Woman Then Man Will Make Professional Debut This Year

Earlier this month, the LA Times had a great feature on Pat Manuel, the first trans-boxer to compete as a woman and then a man. The 32 year-old Manuel is a five-time amateur boxing champion who’s set to make his professional debut later this year. Manuel told the Times’ Kevin Baxter: “I still have split seconds of not […]

UFC: Jon Jones Reclaims Light Heavyweight Title, May Face Lesnar After Suspension

UFC: Jon Jones Reclaims Light Heavyweight Title, May Face Lesnar After Suspension

The road back has been a long one for Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, but he’s finally reclaimed the UFC’s Light Heavyweight Champion. Jones picked up the belt at UFC 214 defeating Daniel Cormier. Jones and Cormier have a long history. They had to reschedule their first fight in 2014 after Jones injured his leg. Jones then tested positive for “cocaine […]

Mayweather and McGregor circus hits the Big Apple

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced attacks on each other as they looked to build up interest in their light middleweight boxing bout.

Mayweather and McGregor circus hits the Big Apple

By Steve Keating (Reuters) – The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced attacks on each other as they looked to build up interest in their light middleweight boxing bout. On the third stop of four-day, four-city barnstorming blitz to promote […]

WBO agree to review Pacquiao-Horn bout but cannot overturn decision

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has agreed to review the controversial points decision that led to Jeff Horn's welterweight world title win over Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao, but cannot overturn the decision unless there is evidence of fraud.

WBO agree to review Pacquiao-Horn bout but cannot overturn decision

(Reuters) – The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has agreed to review the controversial points decision that led to Jeff Horn’s welterweight world title win over Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao, but cannot overturn the decision unless there is evidence of fraud. The unanimous decision in the Australian’s favor was questioned by observers and the Philippines Games […]

Mayweather vs. McGregor is great for boxing – Khan

Amir Khan spent years trying to nail down a showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr yet the Briton is more than happy to see the undefeated multi-division world champion come out of retirement to face a man who has never had a single professional bout.

Mayweather vs. McGregor is great for boxing – Khan

By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amir Khan spent years trying to nail down a showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr yet the Briton is more than happy to see the undefeated multi-division world champion come out of retirement to face a man who has never had a single professional bout. Mayweather hung up his gloves […]