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5 Sep 2021
Samuel Takyi made history by winning Ghana's first Olympic medal in 30 years. But more importantly, his success has given young Ghanaian boxers something to aim for - and believe in!
4 May 2021
The body of a pregnant woman was found in a lagoon on the US territory of Puerto Rico days after she went missing. The FBI has charged boxer Felix Verdejo with her murder.
23 Feb 2020
Steluta Duta was a teenaged orphan living on the streets when, one cold January day in 2002, she stepped through the door of a boxing gym in the town of Buzau and embarked on her unlikely path to becoming an elite athlete. Duta, whose first name means "little star", has fought for almost two decades in the ring, with every punch thrown bringing her closer to what she calls "a normal life, away from misery" and becoming an inspiration for others like her.
1 Nov 2019
Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo “Natural’’ is set to defend his IBF European Welterweight crown on home soil. According to the promoters, the fight night will be heated with another sensational boxer, Nigeria’s current WBF (African) Cruiserweight Champion Tony Salam “Sugar’’, fighting for the WBO Cruiserweight title.
29 Sep 2019
Berlin boxer Zeina Nassar's fighting spirit has won her plenty of titles, but her battle to wear the hijab in the ring has also made her an equal-opportunity champion.
8 Dec 2018
Adonis Stevenson remains in a ''critical condition'' with a brain injury according to boxer's doctor.
5 Nov 2018
American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced at a news conference on Monday that he had signed with Japanese mixed martial arts promotions company RIZIN Fighting Federation to fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year's Eve in Saitama.
23 Aug 2017
Boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC fighter Conor McGregor appear in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's big fight.

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