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GB hope Ben Whittaker jokes that his dad won’t let him home without a medal

By Luke Baker in Tokyo — Ben Whittaker’s dad gained’t let him again house with out an Olympic medal, so it’s in all probability for the most effective that the sunshine heavyweight boxer acquired his Tokyo 2020 marketing campaign below means with a powerful victory. After real medal prospect Peter McGrail’s shock first-round exit from the […]

“I respect Oscar De La Hoya, but I hope I don’t end up killing him!”

July twenty fourth, 2021 Oscar De La Hoya embarking on a return on the age of 47, has polarized boxing followers following a chequered time between runs within the skilled boxing ranks. The “Golden Boy,” who final fought over a decade in the past, has struggled with private points for years. These would have undoubtedly […]

Tokyo Olympics – Vikas Krishnan is the Biggest Medal Hope in Boxing: Akhil Kumar

The practically man of Indian boxing, Akhil Kumar may have been the poster boy even earlier than Vijender Singh emerged on the scene. Akhil who received the Commonwealth Video games gold in 2006 Melbourne recreation got here agonizingly near profitable the first-ever medal in Boxing for India in the course of the Beijing Olympics of […]

BOXING | Japanese Welterweight Sewon Okazawa Aiming to Bring Hope to a Region Devastated by Torrential Rains

~~ Japanese welterweight Sewon Okazawa would love nothing greater than to win a gold medal on the Tokyo Olympics and produce some pleasure to his followers in a area of Japan that was devastated by torrential rains one 12 months in the past. Born in Yamagata Prefecture to a Japanese mom and Ghanian father, the […]

Best I’ve Faced: Maurice Hope

Underrated boxer-puncher Maurice Hope took the normal route of British, Commonwealth and European titles earlier than successful the WBC junior middleweight title within the late Seventies. Hope was born in St. John’s the capital metropolis of Antigua and Barbuda within the Caribbean, the fifth born of seven youngsters, on December 6, 1951. “The climate was […]

A referendum on racial superiority: When Black boxing champion Jack Johnson beat the “Great White Hope”

The combat was seen as a referendum on racial superiority – and all hell was about to interrupt free within the racially divided United States. Jack Johnson, the Black man, decisively beat James Jeffries, nicknamed “the Nice White Hope.” Johnson’s triumph ignited bloody confrontations and violence between Blacks and Whites all through the nation, leaving […]

‘This Opportunity Was Taken Away From Me’-USA Boxing’s Hope Keyshawn Davis Opens Up on Tokyo 2021

It wasn’t till the 2016 that the Worldwide Olympics Committee allowed skilled boxers to compete within the Olympics. Not many professional boxers certified for the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. One in every of such boxers is Keyshawn “The Businessman” Davis. ADVERTISEMENT Article continues under this advert Davis had certified for the 2020 Olympics, however delays had […]

Matchroom’s heavyweight hope looks to give the fans knockouts

June eighth, 2021 Dave Thompson Birmingham Heavyweight Solomon Dacres is aiming for a knockout when he takes on Spain’s Alvaro Terrero on the Vertu Motors Area, Newcastle on Saturday June 12, dwell on Sky Sports activities within the UK and on DAZN within the US and greater than 200 nations and territories. The previous Workforce […]

“I Hope They Can Overturn The First Fight”

Badou Jack (left), Jean Pascal Badou Jack needs choice in first combat with Jean Pascal reversed after a number of failed drug check! Former two-division world champion Badou “The Ripper” Jack (23-3-3, 13KOs) had been gearing as much as face rival Jean Pascal (35-6-1, 20KOs) on June 6. Nevertheless, after failing 4 drug checks, the […]