Las Vegas (AFP) - Mexican middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was handed a six-month ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday over the failed drug test which forced his rematch with Gennady Golovkin to be cancelled.
Manila (AFP) - World champion Lucas Matthysse on Wednesday vowed a fight "to the death" in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao, describing the Philippine boxing legend a diminished star.
New Delhi (AFP) - India's best-ever boxer Mary Kom said Tuesday she has no plans to retire and is determined to defy her critics by winning an elusive Olympic gold.
Manila (Philippines) (AFP) - Manny Pacquiao said Monday he had not yet chosen a trainer for his July world title fight with Lucas Matthysse, dismissing reports he has cut ties with long-standing mentor Freddie Roach.
Rod Salka attempted to make a political statement when he wore trunks depicting Donald Trump's proposed wall between America and Mexico, and he paid for it dearly.
Tokyo (Japan) (AFP) - Cristofer Rosales of Nicaragua on Sunday secured the WBC flyweight belt by beating Japan's Daigo Higa, who the previous day had given up his title for failing to make the weight.
Tokyo (Japan) (AFP) - Japan's Daigo Higa, aiming to break the national record for consecutive knockouts, was stripped Saturday of his World Boxing Council flyweight belt for being overweight on the eve of his title defence, local media said.
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Former heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury is to make his comeback for a first fight in two-and-a-half years in Manchester on June 9 with his opponent still to be named, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday.
London (AFP) - Anthony Joshua wants to face fellow unbeaten world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder next, rather than Alexander Povetkin, the British boxer told the BBC on Tuesday.
Conor McGregor was released on $50,000 bail after being hauled before a US judge on assault and criminal charges over a frenzied attack on a bus of rival fighters that injured two athletes.
London (AFP) - World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's next fight is "very likely" to be against Deontay Wilder or Alexander Povetkin, promoter Eddie Hearn said Friday.
UFC’s vice president of athlete development says he thought he was going to die during Conor McGregor's rampage on the bus he was travelling in.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Tuesday withdrew from his rematch against middleweight rival Gennady Golovkin over his failed drugs test but is optimistic the fight can be rescheduled later this year.
Manila (AFP) - Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday he "can't wait" for a crack at another world title as Lucas Matthysse's promoter confirmed the Argentine will stake his belt against the Filipino in Kuala Lumpur in July.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya confirmed Monday that Argentina's World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse will defend his title against Manny Pacquiao in Kuala Lumpur in July.
London (AFP) - Deontay Wilder is ready to travel across the Atlantic to face Britain's Anthony Joshua in a bout to determine the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, the American's co-manager said Monday.