Young, brash and talented, Jai Opetaia is the face of the future in boxing. The rising star started off this year with a big bang as he punched his way up the ladder going from #15 to #11 in the World Boxing Organisation ranks in just a few months. Born in Australia Jai was raised on the floors of a boxing gym where he first learnt to crawl then walk around in a playground of boxing bags.
Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach say their 16-year partnership has ended. Pacquiao disclosed his decision Friday in the final sentence of a news release detailing his plans for his upcoming fight against Lucas Matthysse.
Team Samoa at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, is guaranteed another medal, this time coming from boxing. Ato Leau Plodzicki Faoagali is through to the semifinal of the boxing lightweight division and is guaranteed a minimum of a bronze medal.
A proud Samoan, Jai Opetaia, is continuing his relentless pursuit to be the number one cruiserweight in the world. The Samoan Australian cruiserweight started off 2018 with a bang by defending his Australian cruiserweight title on the Anthony Mundine-Tommy Browne undercard in January.
UFC star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC's biggest card this year.
The Canelo-Triple G rematch, expected to be the fight of the year, is off. Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from next month's middleweight title bout with Gennady Golovkin, two months after Alvarez twice tested positive for a banned substance.
Deontay Wilder says he's ready to fight Anthony Joshua in a heavyweight unification bout, and is willing to travel overseas to make it happen. Wilder called off a scheduled media conference call Tuesday, instead issuing a statement saying he's open to fighting Joshua next in the United Kingdom.
Deep in the bowels of Cardiff's Principality Stadium, Anthony Joshua sat with his four world heavyweight belts in front of him and called on Deontay Wilder to get serious about negotiations for a unification fight.
Alexander Povetkin of Russia is back on the cusp of another heavyweight world title fight after a brutal knockout of David Price on Saturday.
Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker says he will bounce back. He made the promise moments after he lost his WBO title following a unanimous points decision in favour of Anthony Joshua in an intense fight at a sell-out Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales. Parker proved a stern test for the undefeated Brit and remained well in the contest up until the latter rounds.
Anthony Joshua is one step closer to becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. He has just defeated Samoa’s world champion, Lupesoliai Laauli Joseph Parker infront of a sold out Principality Stadium, in Cardiff. The fight went 12 rounds where Parker started off well and tried valiantly throughout but never got any momentum to really threaten Joshua.
Young Samoan/Kiwi Mose Auimatagi Jr has scored a massive upset win over local boy Morgan Jones in one of the early undercard bouts at the Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. Auimatagi staged a remarkable last round knockout after falling behind on points to the Welshman.
Either Anthony Joshua or Joseph Parker will be within one belt of becoming undisputed world heavyweight champion after they meet in a unification title fight in front of 78,000 fans at Principality Stadium later Saturday. And someone's '0' has to go.
Sala and Dempsey, the parents of heavyweight boxing champ Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker claim their son will deal with the pressure as he gets set to take on Brit Anthony Joshua in front of 80,000 fans at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales.
England captain Dylan Hartley will miss the rugby tour of South Africa in June because of concussion. Hartley hasn't played since he took a head knock on March 17 in the last round of the Six Nations against Ireland at Twickenham.
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 has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup.
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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