Martinez Boxing Club hosts Junior Olympic Championship

Martinez Boxing Club hosts Junior Olympic Championship

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Young boxers of all ages laced up their gloves on Saturday at the Martinez Boxing Club for the Junior Olympic Championship. The tournament was the regional qualifier which allows young boxers to compete for a spot on the national stage. Boxers and their families from four different states attended. For some boxers like […]

Bare-knuckle boxing legally held in United States for first time

Bare-knuckle boxing legally held in United States for first time

Legalized bare-knuckle boxing, banned in the U.S. since 1889, returned in Wyoming on Saturday night.(Photo: Ron Chenoy, for USA TODAY) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Bare-knuckle boxing, last practiced with fanfare on American soil when legendary champion John L. Sullivan was knocking out men in the 1880s, made its official return Saturday night. Billed as the first […]

Daily Bread Mailbag: Golovkin-Charlo, Wilder-Joshua, Canelo

Daily Bread Mailbag: Golovkin-Charlo, Wilder-Joshua, Canelo

By Stephen “Breadman” Edwards The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen “Breadman” Edwards discussing various topics such as the Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez discussions, Deontay Wilder vs. Anthony Joshua negotiations, Golovkin vs. Jermall Charlo, Artur Beterbiev vs. Dmitry Bivol, and more. In your opinion who poses the biggest threat to an aging GGG? Who gives […]

Amateur boxing event plans to bring area's best under the same roof

Amateur boxing event plans to bring area's best under the same roof

CLOSE Watch: Stick-N-Move has continued to attract youth boxers to its location on Market Street in York. Jim Seip/York Daily Record Buy Photo Trainer Julio Alvarez lifted up Benjamin Carter in celebration and defeating an opponent during a York event in 2012. Alvarez has trained and mentored countless young people through his gyms in Hanover […]

Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

Nathan Cleverly has been forced to withdraw from his WBO light-heavyweight title defence against Robin Krasniqi due to illness. The Welsh star was set to face the Kosovan on 28 April at the Royal Albert Hall, London, but has been unable to train for his fourth title defence. “I’ve been unable to train because I’ve […]

Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Lightweight Josh Taylor has qualified for the Olympics, ensuring there will be one Scot in the GB boxing team. Taylor will fight in the 60kg division after reaching the semi-finals of the final European qualifying event, coupled with Sam Maxwell’s defeat. Middleweight Anthony Ogogo, who won a thrilling contest on countback, and light-heavyweight Callum Smith […]