Former footballer was saved from suicide by his father, writes Steve Bunce, now he wants a British belt
33-0 Golovkin has been a wrecking machine since turning professional in 2006, but Lemieux is a fearsome puncher
Defeat comes as Cleverly's third in his last six fights
There was once a perfect storm in boxing and it took place one night in 1977, when two tiny Mexicans clashed at the Inglewood Forum in a part of Los Angeles known as Little Mexico
The legendary bout celebrated its 40th anniversary this week
The bout is for the vacant WBC super-lightweight title
The pair were meant to be fighting on 26 October
The Bolton-based fighter will pull no punches
Manager and promoter of household names has died at 84
Highly anticipated rematch has been agreed for this summer
It is a relief to know there won't be any carnival animal cages to keep the pair apart in the pre-fight press conferences
Jose Sulaiman was the boss at the World Boxing Council, boxing’s most respected governing body, for 38 years, and he liked to be called the Father of Boxing, Don Jose or Mr President. The tiny Mexican certainly helped make boxing safer by drafting and pushing through some drastic changes to the way the sport works during his reign as President; last November, when he was in a coma at a hospital in Los Angeles, he was made the WBC’s President for Life at the organisation’s annual convention in Thailand.
Floyd Mayweather is looking for somebody to make rich in 2014, knowing that he will leave somebody else frustrated and poorer at the snub.
This year is going to be a big one I'll be competing in the Commonwealth Games, World Championships and European Championships; it's a full-on schedule. The goal is to get that gold at the Commonwealths in Glasgow. There's going to be some good competition, though. India's Mary Kom, who I boxed against in the Olympics, is a five-time world champion; she was tough when I last faced her and I'm sure she'll be equally tough this year. Trying to get another gold in Rio could top it all.
Police have launched a murder inquiry after a former boxer died in an incident at a New Year’s Eve party.
Stuart Hall fought on without any sight in his left eye to claim the bantamweight title on Saturday