Russian boxers to boycott Olympics if sanctions not lifted

Russian boxers to boycott Olympics if sanctions not lifted

Russian boxers will only take part in the Tokyo Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned, the general secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Umar Kremlev said he has spoken with the Olympic boxing team and they “unanimously” rejected the conditions laid out […]

Danny Garcia-Ivan Redkach Set For 1/25 At Barclays Center

Danny Garcia-Ivan Redkach Set For 1/25 At Barclays Center

Danny Garcia’s opponent for his first fight of 2020 has been secured. BoxingScene.com has learned that Garcia will face Ivan Redkach in a welterweight fight January 25 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Showtime will televise Garcia-Redkach as the main event of a multi-bout broadcast next month. Garcia announced during Showtime’s telecast Saturday night from Barclays […]

Joshua vs. Usyk Must Happen Within 180 Days, Says WBO Prez

Joshua vs. Usyk Must Happen Within 180 Days, Says WBO Prez

Anthony Joshua may well be in a celebratory mood –– but he has already had a potential future challenge thrust upon him. The 30-year-old boxed the Mexican, who slipped to 33-2 (22 KOs) in defeat, in Saudi Arabia, regaining the WBA Super, IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight crowns. Joshua was dealt a crushing blow to […]

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