Mom of UT student who died at charity boxing match to accept son’s degree

Mom of UT student who died at charity boxing match to accept son’s degree

CLOSE UT commencement ceremonies will continue rolling out this weekend. Do you know what you can bring to Thompson-Boling Arena? Knoxville Joseph Tanner Wray, 20, of Lawrenceburg, died during the Ace Miller Memorial Boxing Tournament on Feb. 23. At the University of Tennessee’s commencement on Friday, Wray’s mother will accept his degree for him posthumously.(Photo: […]

Shields Opener Draws Peak Audience In Last HBO Boxing Card

Shields Opener Draws Peak Audience In Last HBO Boxing Card

By Keith Idec Claressa Shields’ fight drew the highest ratings during HBO’s final boxing broadcast Saturday night. Shields’ win against Femke Hermans, the opener of the premium cable network’s “Boxing After Dark” tripleheader, attracted a peak audience of 379,000 viewers, according to ratings revealed Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research. The Shields-Hermans match was watched by […]

‘I will win this title’ – Manus refugee boxer

‘I will win this title’ – Manus refugee boxer

A refugee detained on Manus Island will fight for an Oceania boxing title in Papua New Guinea. Ezatullah Kakar has won two bouts in Port Moresby and will take on John Korake for the light-middleweight title on December 22. The contenders for the three vacant Oceania titles. Photo: Supplied The 26-year-old from Pakistan said he […]

Boxing: Ogawa eligible to fight after 1-year doping suspension

Boxing: Ogawa eligible to fight after 1-year doping suspension

Kenichi Ogawa (Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) — The Japan Boxing Commission announced Monday that Kenichi Ogawa is eligible to fight once again after serving a one-year suspension for failing a doping test. Ogawa lost his IBF super featherweight belt and was banned for six months last winter after a […]

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