Posts Tagged Boxing

Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles

Wladimir Klitschko, left, of Ukraine, fights Bryant Jennings during the second round a boxing match Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a game-but-outclassed Bryant Jennings in the champion’s return to the United States, defending his heavyweight titles with a unanimous decision Saturday night.

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Jack outpoints Dirrell for WBC super-middleweight title

CHICAGO (AP) — Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title.

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Klitschko back in US, meets unbeaten heavyweight Jennings

Boxer Wladimir Klitschko speaks after working out Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in New York. Klitschko is scheduled to defend his heavyweight titles against Bryant Jennings on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s difficult to tell if Wladimir Klitschko has a tougher time holding up all his championship belts or defending them in the ring.

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Maloney back as boxing promoter after sex change

Boxing promoter Kellie Maloney poses,  during a press conference,  in central London, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The boxing promoter behind Lennox Lewis’ rise to becoming world heavyweight champion is returning to the sport after undergoing a sex change.  Kellie Maloney announced Thursday she is resuming her career as a promoter and has taken on two unheralded British fighters. Under her previous name, Frank, Maloney was Lewis’ promoter as the British fighter won heavyweight titles in the 1990s and early 2000s. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

LONDON (AP) — Weeks after completing a sex change, the boxing promoter behind Lennox Lewis’ rise to world heavyweight champion is back working in the sport.

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Ioka takes WBA flyweight title from Reveco

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Japanese boxer Kazuto Ioka beat Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina for the WBA flyweight title Wednesday by a majority decision.

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