The screenplay is as sclerotic and slow moving as its two punch drunk leads
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.
One of the most famous human rights barristers in the world will be defending three students potentially facing expulsion from their university.
This last week I started reading three recent boxing autobiographies or biographies, but didn’t get far with any of them. They weren’t awful, but weren’t good either – plodding, literally blow-by-blow accounts offering little insight into the moral, emotional and financial complexities of what Mike Tyson has memorably called “the hurt business”.
Former world heavyweight champion was due in London this week as part of a promotional tour for his new autobiography Undisputed Truth
‘Brandel being able to share with us his assessment is too important to be abused’
Rejuvenated heavyweight 'Del Boy' back in action on Saturday
It is the latest controversy to hit the 44-year-old, who admitted earlier this week to having smoked crack cocaine - also following video evidence
The 70-year-old broke the jaw of Muhammad Ali
Groves is due to face the WBA and IBF world champion in November but his former trainer and manager confirms they have called off their partnership
An easy win over Alvarez earned the champ $3.46m per round, but leaves the big question still unanswered, says Steve Bunce
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His first fights will be 'knock-over jobs' – and that was good enough for Lewis
British heavyweights will meet with a world title shot waiting for the winner
Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is officially the highest-paid sportsman in the world having earned $85m during an eight-month period ending in May last year.
Forget the 'Inner Chimp' theory, Luis Suarez's behaviour is incorrigible