Sports ministry is killing me silently, says Okorodudu
After the Los Angeles ‘84 Olympics, where Okorodudu lost in the quarterfinals, he turned professional and promptly became a national champion. He fought many memorable fights, and had a shot at the world title, which he lost.
Colombian former world champion dead at 70
Colombian boxer Rodrigo "Rocky" Valdez, legendary opponent of Argentina's Carlos Monzon and a former world middleweight champion, has died at 70, his wife said Wednesday.
Pacquiao-Khan fight off
A potentially money-spinning bout between Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Britain's Amir Khan has collapsed, The Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday.
Bash Ali writes Osinbajo over IBU world record deadline
Former world cruiserweight boxing champion, Bash Ali, has written the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, seeking Federal Government’s intervention in his bid to enter the Guinness Book of records...
Bellew broke hand in Haye victory
Haye's corner threw in the towel in the 11th round at London's O2 Arena on Saturday with the 36-year-old suffering a suspected Achilles injury halfway through the bout.
Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan
Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout.
Mayweather vs McGregor edging closer?
A mouthwatering one-off collision of combat sport kings? Or a pointless circus sideshow with little or no intrinsic value as a spectacle? Whatever your viewpoint, the drumbeat of headlines linking retired former welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather to a showdown with mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor suggests a money-spinning fight is edging closer. On Tuesday,…
Ministers’ aides treated me like common criminal, says Bash Alli
Former World Cruiserweight boxing champion, Bash Alli, has accused Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, of luring him to his office to assault him and treat him like a common criminal.