IN ACTION: Boxers in the ring during the Upolu and Savai’i boxing tournament last weekend.

Boxers tough it out at Vaitele

The Upolu and Savai’i Boxing Ring hosted its second round of amateur boxing tournament last weekend. It was held at their Vaitele Boxing Ring inside Papali’i Poloa’s compound.

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“Prepare yourself for forces to collide,” Parker countdown

As the countdown to the much-anticipated clash between Samoa’s heavyweight champion, Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua continues, a spine tinkling video promotion has emerged where Parker is featured with a moko.

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N.Z. Deputy Prime Minister, Vaovasamanaia Winston Peters and WBO Heavyweight champion Lupesoliai Joseph Parker.

N.Z. Deputy Prime Minister backs Joseph Parker to win

Not one to shy away from forthright statements, New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister, Vaovasamanaia Winston Peters, has picked Lupesoliai Joseph Parker to beat Anthony Joshua.

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WBO Heavyweight boxing champion Joseph Parker.

Joshua vs Parker: Graham Norton taunt adds fuel to kiwi's fire

WBO Heavyweight boxing champion Joseph Parker is determined to make chatshow host Graham Norton eat his words for his 'King of Pies' taunt at the end of the month. Parker will face British superstar, Anthony Joshua in a heavyweight unification bout for the WBO, IBF, WBA and IBO titles at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on March 31 (British time).

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Deontay Wilder celebrates after knocking down Luis Ortiz during the sixth round of a WBC heavyweight championship boxing bout Saturday, March 3, 2018, in New York.

Wilder survives pummeling to stop Ortiz in 10th

Deontay Wilder was out on his feet. Forget defending his WBC heavyweight title, Wilder was lucky to find his corner when the seventh round concluded.

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Deontay Wilder.

Wilder awaits Ortiz in title bout with eyes on Joshua

Deontay Wilder has big plans. They don't particularly include Luis Ortiz, against whom Wilder defends his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday night. 

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World champion sticks to game plan

With all the hype and tension surrounding the upcoming heavyweight unification world title bout, the W.B.O. champion, Lupesoliai Laauliolemalietoa Joseph Parker, is staying focused on the game plan by preparing himself mentally and physically.

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IN PREPARATIONS:  Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker.

Heavyweight champ thinks of Samoa from Las Vegas

World boxing champion, Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker may be on the other side of the world preparing for the biggest fight of his career but the son of Samoa always holds our country and her people close to his heart.

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Ato Leau Plodzicki Faoagali is heading to the Commonwealth Games.

Boxing names team for Commonwealth Games

The Samoa Amateur Boxing Association has named Team Samoa for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia. The Fight for Marist last week was one of the final trials.

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THE WINNER: Tagaloa Snakey Roebeck.

Snakey buries the Undertaker in style

Unasa ‘the Undertaker’ might have won the battle of ring entrance but it was his opponent, Tagaloa ‘Snakey’ Roebeck, who had the last laugh in the main event in the Fight for Marist III last night. A split decision went in favour of Snake, whom at one point, struggled to get off the canvas after his opponent landed a flurry of punches.

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 “Nakey, keep this in mind, you have eight more days to enjoy,” - Tofa Unasa Tauheia Levaai.

“I’ve paid for your grave at Tafa’igata cemetery,” get ready for your funeral

The heavyweights in the upcoming Fight for Marist are ready for more than just a fight. One of them has gone ahead and prepared a grave and a coffin for his opponent, days out from their main event. In a video posted on Facebook, Tofa Unasa Tauheia Levaai has warned his opponent, Tagaloa Rudy Roebeck to enjoy his last “eight days” of being alive.

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Britain's then new world champion Tyson Fury, celebrates with the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts after winning the world heavyweight title fight against Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko in Duesseldorf, western Germany. Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fur

Former world heavyweight champ Fury to regain boxing license

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was cleared Friday to make his long-awaited return to the ring after being told by British boxing authorities that his suspension will be lifted.

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World Heavyweight boxers Anthony Joshua of Britain, left, and New Zealand's Joseph Parker look at each other after a press conference in London.

Career defining fight sealed

With the deal signed and the trash talking done, Samoa’s world champion Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker has one more thing to do. Prove that he can truly smash the “glass chin” of his more fancied British opponent, Anthony Joshua.

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World Heavyweight boxers Anthony Joshua of Britain, left, and Joseph Parker hold their belts as they pose for photographers after a media conference in London.

Joshua won't take Parker's drug-cheat bait

If Joseph Parker wants to rile Anthony Joshua it's going to be tough. Not even being branded a drugs cheat ahead of their heavyweight unification fight provoked a mellowed Joshua. "There's so much boring trash-talk that nothing is new anymore," Joshua said after a news conference with Parker on Tuesday to launch their March 31 fight in Cardiff, Wales.

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LOVE OF FISHING: A photo from one of many of Joseph Parker’s fishing trips. This one is New Zealand.

Raw fish floors world champion in Samoa

World champion, Lupesoliai Laauliolemalietoa Joseph Parker, has revealed how eating a raw fish in Samoa left him paralysed and fearing for his fighting future.

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Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker.

Joshua to fight Parker in heavyweight unification bout

Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker will put their titles and reputations on the line when they meet in a world heavyweight title clash in Cardiff on March 31. Their eagerly awaited unification bout takes place at the Principality Stadium, with the big-punching rivals also defending unbeaten records. Joshua is 20-0 and Parker 24-0.

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Deontay Wilder.

WBC heavyweight champ Wilder to face unbeaten Ortiz

WBC heavyweight championship Deontay Wilder is set to meet unbeaten Luis Ortiz on March 3 at Barclays Center.

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Mike Tyson speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Mike Tyson breaks ground on California marijuana ranch

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is becoming a California marijuana entrepreneur.

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SAMOA’S GOLDEN BOXERS: Henry Tyrell and Nu’uuli Mose pose with their gold medals.

Boxers make Samoa proud

In the sport of boxing, complete focus and discipline is a must, especially when one uncalculated move could leave you on the floor. And with utmost discipline and focus, Henry Tyrell and Nu’uuli Mose overpowered all opponents put before them at the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu and secured another two gold medals for Samoa.

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Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko and Britain's Tyson Fury, right, exchange blows in a world heavyweight title fight as Fury wins Klitschko's WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts in the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf, western Germany.

Fury receives backdated 2-year doping ban, free to box again

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury accepted a backdated two-year doping ban on Tuesday, freeing him to fight again if he regains his boxing license.

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Samoa A Head Coach, Muliagatele Brian Lima.

Samoa A gears up for second challenge

Samoa A Head Coach, Muliagatele Brian Lima, has made three changes to his team ahead of this Saturday’s game against Junior Japan.


A Philadelphia Eagles fan chants while waiting for the team to arrive at Philadelphia International Airport a day after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis.

Mayor hopes 'knucklehead contingent' avoids Eagles parade

An estimated 2 million people celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles' long-awaited first Super Bowl win will descend on the city Thursday as the Vince Lombardi trophy is paraded through five miles of jubilant fans.


FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during a press conference after the FIFA Council Meeting, in Bogota.

FIFA finally approves video review to use at World Cup

FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup.


Former NBA basketball player Rasual Butler and his wife Leah LaBelle, whose given name is Leah LaBelle Vladowski, arrive at the NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York.

Ex-NBA player Rasual Butler, wife die in Los Angeles crash

Former NBA forward Rasual Butler and his wife were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Los Angeles early Wednesday.

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