For purely selfish reasons, boxing fans lament, “say it ain’t so” to Manny “Pac man” Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38KO) and Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Jr. (49-0-0, 26KO). They are two fighters, who should remain at the top of the P4P lists. There is a problem, though. Money wisely continues with his desire to be in control. In other words, as he explains, he wants it to be his decision to retire, rather than have adverse effects of … Read Article
Performing pundit duties for Sky Sports last night for the Anthony Joshua-Charles Martin title fight, David Haye insisted he has what it takes to defeat new IBF ruler Joshua. Haye spoke about how he first has to take care of business against Arnold Gjergjaj on May 21st – “I’ll knock him out,” Haye said – and how he will then fight Shannon Briggs; who Haye is also confident of knocking out later this year.… Read Article
That is how long the title fight lasted – a round and a half. Anthony Joshua (16-0) had not even warmed up before the mockery of a heavyweight champion in front of him fell apart. Charles Martin (23-1-1) is a remarkable exception in the sport where sometimes boxers pose as champions and play their part until the bluff is inevitably called. In this case there was a champion posing a boxer and his bluff was … Read Article
Considering he’s a politician, not too many people seem willing to take Manny Pacquiao at his word. The 37-year-old, who twice knocked down Tim Bradley on the way to winning a wide decision in last night’s rubber-match in Las Vegas, stated before the fight how it would be his last. And after picking up his unanimous decision victory, Pac-Man stated how he is now retired.… Read Article
Newly crowned IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua insists he will not get carried away with winning his first world title and that bigger and better fights are very much still to come. Joshua crushed the big talking non-delivering “Prince” Charles Martin inside two stunningly easy rounds last night and in light of A.J’s easy win, the jury is still out on how good, or great, the 26-year-old can become.… Read Article
In their third and possibly final fight together, 37-year-old Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KOs) proved to have too much speed and talent for former two division world champion Tim Bradley (33-2-1, 13 KOs) in defeating him by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pacquiao was the one coming forward all night trying to make the fight happen. Pacquiao’s aggressiveness paid off, as he knocked Bradley … Read Article
Tonight in London, before a sold-out crowd at the O2 Arena, Anthony Joshua proved to be way too strong and powerful for defending IBF heavyweight champ Charles Martin. After a relatively cagey opener, Joshua opened up in the 2nd, twice dropping his southpaw opponent with right hands. The fight was all over after the second knockdown, as Martin was counted out in the act of rising. The official time was 1:52 of round-2. Joshua, the … Read Article
Anthony Joshua is the new IBF Heavyweight Champion of the World.
The undefeated knockout artist blasted defending champion Charles Martin in the second round to capture the IBF belt on Saturday in front of a rousing hometown crowd at The O2 in London on SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL.… Read Article
Anthony Joshua 16-0-0 at the O2 Arena, London England has made short work of Charles Martin now 23-1-1 knocking him out in the second round of their IBF Heavyweight championship bout.
In the first round Joshua came out looking to be the aggressor and caught a cautious Martin with a number of right hands. Martin a southpaw replied in kind with a left hand down the chute but it was Joshua who was clearly the … Read Article
Tonight in London, the big O2 crowd saw what, so far, was the fight of the night as IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby got off the floor to widely out-point classy Philadelphian challenger Eric Hunter. Welshman Selby, making the second defence of his title, was decked heavily in the 2nd-round yet he got back up and came back very well. The final scores were 115-111 116-110, 116-110 and Selby is now 23-1(8). Hunter, who looked … Read Article