De La Hoya: I can take out McGregor in two rounds
De La Hoya, who is nearly a decade into retirement, said on Monday that he has been "secretly training" and called out UFC star Conor McGregor.
Chile police block boxer Mike Tyson from entering country
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean police prevented U.S. boxer Mike Tyson from entering the country citing non-compliance with immigration laws and were putting him on a flight home, the Investigative Police (PDI) said on Thursday.
Boxing: Hearn confirms start of Joshua-Wilder talks
LONDON (Reuters) - A heavyweight world title fight between Britain's Anthony Joshua and U.S. rival Deontay Wilder has moved a step closer after promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed contract talks would begin on Thursday.
Joshua the target as heavyweight hype packs a new punch
LONDON (Reuters) - Anthony Joshua woke up on Wednesday to find himself more of a wanted man than ever in boxing's entertaining new era of old-fashioned heavyweight hoopla and intrigue.
Boxing-Joshua the target as heavyweight hype packs a new punch
LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Anthony Joshua woke up on Wednesday to find himself more of a wanted man than ever in boxing's entertaining new era of old-fashioned heavyweight hoopla and intrigue.
Boxing: Parker, Joshua keen to fight next, says New Zealander's promoter
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua and New Zealander Joseph Parker are keen to fight each other in a heavyweight title clash early next year but the finances have to be right for both boxers, Parker's promoter said on Wednesday.
Exclusive: I'll eclipse Ronaldo as highest paid athlete - McGregor
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Forget cage fighting, boxing and world titles - Irishman Conor McGregor's next goal is to build a financial empire and eclipse Real Madrid soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo to become the highest-paid athlete in the world.
Boxing: WBC orders Nery-Yamanaka rematch following doping probe
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Shinsuke Yamanaka will get a chance to reclaim the World Boxing Council bantamweight title from Luis Nery after the WBC ordered an immediate rematch between the fighters following a doping investigation concerning the Mexican.
Mixed Martial Arts: McGregor apologizes for homophobic slur
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Joshua says promoter Hearn speaking to Fury about fight
(Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua believes a fight with former world champion Tyson Fury is a possibility, saying promoter Eddie Hearn has begun discussions about it.
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