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MAYWEATHER RESPONDS TO TAX RUMOURS

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“Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear, especially when it comes to media in this country. While everyone is counting my money and assuming the worst, these are the facts… Uncle Sam, received $26,000,000.00 from me in 2015! What else could they possibly want? “ I’m sure I would have been notified much sooner if ...

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PACQUIAO v HORN: WBO URGED TO REVIEW DECISIONS ON OFFICIATING DECISIONS

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FORMER welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has urged the WBO to review an “unfair decision and officiating” in his controversial defeat by Jeff Horn. By Own Correspondent Pacquiao was unanimously outpointed in Brisbane on Sunday as 29-year-old Horn won his first world title. “I love boxing and I don’t want to see it dying because of unfair decision and officiating,” said Pacquiao, 38, ...

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MANYUCHI WINS IN ZAMBIA

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Former World Boxing Council silver welterweight champion, Charles Manyuchi yesterday began a comeback bid with a unanimous decision points victory over Zambian, Sheriff Kasongo in Ndola Zambia in a non-title bout.   BY CLIFF CHIDUKU Manyuchi’s fight was one of the undercard bouts lined up for the African Boxing Union main draw.Manyuchi lost his silver welterweight championship to Qudratillo Abduqaxorov ...

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MANYUCHI TAKES FIRST STEP TO REDEMPTION

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For the first time in a very long time, Charles Manyuchi will not be the main attraction on a night the Zimbabwean is billed to fight. The former World Boxing Council silver welterweight takes the first steps on the road to redemption in a non-title bout against lowly-ranked Zambia-based DRC boxer Sherif Kasongo at Zmart Hall in Ndola tonight. BY ...

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MAYWEATHER STARTS TRAINING FOR MCGREGOR FIGHT

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After a date was finally agreed for Floyd Mayweather’s hotly-anticipated fight with Conor McGregor, the American boxer has been quick to get back in the ring. Mayweather took to Instagram to let his 15.6 million followers know what he is now up to since the big news broke on Thursday And his fans will be pleased to know that the ...

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JOSHUA: WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION CAN REPLICATE “WOODS EFFECT”

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WORLD heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua can do for boxing what Tiger Woods has done for golf in the past 20 years, says promoter Barry Hearn. Briton Joshua, 27, unified the heavyweight division by stopping Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round of their fight at Wembley on Saturday. By Own Correspondent “All sports need flag-bearers,” said Hearn, whose son Eddie promotes Joshua for their Matchroom ...

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MANYUCHI DEBACLE: MOSQUITO STINGS ZAMBIANS

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FORMER Commonwealth flyweight boxing champion Alfonso “Mosquito” Zvenyika has blamed Charles Manyuchi’s handlers for the boxer’s shock defeat to Qudratillo “The Punisher” Abduqaxorov in Singapore at the weekend, which saw him relinquishing his World Boxing Council welterweight silver title. BY HENRY MHARA Manyuchi, the overwhelming favourite going into the Saturday fight, was knocked out in just two minutes 56 seconds ...

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MANYUCHI FIGHT GAINS MOMENTUM

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The countdown to Charles Manyuchi’s World Boxing Council welterweight silver title defence fight continues with the officials for the fight expected to start arriving in Singapore tomorrow. The fight on Saturday will be at the OCBC Arena with Manyuchi hoping to retain his WBC welterweight silver belt against Uzbekistan’s Qudratillo Abduqaxorov. Manyuchi’s manager, Chris Malunga, yesterday announced that the officials ...

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DELTAFORCE DRAW UP AMBITIOUS SCHEDULE

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LOCAL Boxing promoters, Deltaforce Boxing Academy have drawn up a very ambitious calendar of activities this year, which they say will help revive the sport in the country. BY HENRY MHARA The academy’s programmes director, Clyde Musona said they have set a boxing itinerary, which will see them staging five tournaments, three of them international. The highlight on the list ...

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A NATION WITH NO BOXING CHAMPIONS

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ZIMBABWEAN boxing is in a shambles with the country having no recognised champion in any weight division, investigations have established. By Langton Nyakwenda Boxers’ records are also in a mess, a development that makes it impossible for local pugilists to compete on the international stage. A boxer’s record is crucial in ascertaining his worth on the international scene and also ...

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