Lee Purdy will add his name to a long and distinguished list of British boxers who travelled to most points of the globe for world-title fights knowing that they were massive underdogs.
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Monday 25 July 2011
Amir Khan is prepared to fight anyone as he continues his quest to be recognised as the world's best pound-for-pound fighter. Khan took another step towards claiming boxing's most prestigious accolade when he became unified light-welterweight champion with a fifth-round stoppage of Zab Judah on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre, Las Vegas.
Sunday 24 July 2011
Amir Khan denied he had dispatched Zab Judah with a low blow to become unified light-welterweight champion.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Amir Khan believes he will face the sternest test of his career when he goes head to head with Zab Judah in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Amir Khan is closer to Hollywood than his pal David Haye may ever be. The WBA light-welterweight champion trains deep in the heart of Tinseltown and admits he is acquiring the heady taste of celluloid, with movie stars among regular watchers of his workouts in the Wildcard gym of Freddie Roach.
Friday 08 July 2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
Britain's former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton has announced his retirement from boxing in a media briefing today.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Genaro Hernandez, who died of a rare form of cancer on 7 June at the age of 45, was a boxer who twice won the world super-featherweight title.
Sunday 01 May 2011
The proposed superfight between David Haye and Wladimir Klitschko may still be in doubt.
Thursday 14 April 2011
Sunday 20 February 2011
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Amir Khan will defend his WBA light-welterweight title against the European champion Paul McCloskey on 16 April. In his first fight on home soil since 2009, the Briton will face the Northern Irishman at the MEN Arena in Manchester.
Sunday 02 January 2011
It may not have registered yet, but this year London is to stage the biggest sporting jamboree outside of the Olympics which follow in 2012.
Friday 24 December 2010
Wednesday 22 December 2010
Manny Pacquiao is set to defend his WBO world welterweight title against Shane Mosley on May 7, according to promoter Bob Arum.
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