Fury and Wilder gear up for WBC heavyweight showdown in LA
27 November 2018 | 5:38 am
Tyson Fury has his sights set on opponent Deontay Wilder's WBC belt when the two heavyweight boxing giants go head-to-head on Saturday, December 1 at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have both promised knockouts to avoid going to the judges' scorecards when they meet again on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas with Wilder's WBC world title on the line.
21 Jan 2020
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21 Feb 2020
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25 Jul 2020
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29 Nov 2020
The bell rings in a gloomy basement in the Gaza Strip and two teenage girls wearing headgear and gloves start circling each other in the ring. Family and friends cheer them on as they begin landing punches in the first female-only boxing tournament in the Palestinian enclave.
14 Dec 2020
World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua produced a devastating finish to knock out Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev near the end of the ninth round to retain his IBF, WBO and WBA belts at Wembley Arena on Saturday.
25 Dec 2020
Australia's cricket team train head of the Boxing Day Test against India in Melbourne. Skipper Tim Paine says India is a proud nation that won't roll over in the second Test, and Australia must be "bang on the mark" to inflict more misery after their Adelaide collapse.
6 Jan 2021
Lawyer Shadrack Wambui has turned to boxing to help young people in poor Nairobi neighbourhoods, combining his passion for the sport with informal lessons on the law and legal clinics to resolve marital disputes.
12 Jan 2021
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs has called in the police after one of his Los Angeles homes was burgled.
17 Jan 2021
Known as Aunty Naciye among her Turkish friends, a Belgian-born 74-year-old woman named Nancy Van Der Straeten has been fighting off Parkinson's disease with some highly impressive grandma boxing in Antalya.
27 Jan 2021
Officially, there are no "standby" lines for Covid-19 vaccines in Los Angeles. But over the past few days, large crowds of mostly young people have shown up in front of vaccine centers across the city, including Kedren Health in South LA. The word has spread that at the end of each day, doctors have to find people to receive the last doses that would otherwise go to waste, once out of the fridge. An opportunity for vaccine chasers who cannot yet get their dose through "official" lines. Outside the hospital, Dr Jerry Abraham said: "There are times when the appointment line is down, and we have expiring doses of vaccine, and I refuse to let a drop go to waste. Nothing, no vaccine will ever be discarded if it is given to us at Kedren."
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