Boxing Sport 

MAYWEATHER HOPES TO PUNISH KHAN

Floyd Mayweather has confessed that his father is desperate for him to fight Bolton’s Amir Khan. Fresh after his convincing win over Marcos Maidana, the pound-for-pound king recently told reporters that he is tired of Khan trash talking all the time. ‘My Dad doesn’t like fighters trash talking his son – but he knows as well as I do that if the fight happens – then I am going to punish him. If he thinks he can trash talk me and get away with it he needs to think again….

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Boxing Urban Echo News 

47 – 0 THE GREATEST EVER?

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather extended his unbeaten record to 47-0 with an emphatic victory over old foe Marcos Maidana with a dominating performance. The current boxing star silenced his critics with an adroit display of boxing skills that left his opponent often frustrated throughout the eagerly anticipated rematch in Las Vegas on 14 September. Though the 37-year old champion won the unanimous decision, he was far from his best and at the start of the fight looked as though he may be in for a rough ride against his rugged Argentinian…

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Boxing 

ADIL ANWAR – THE PLATINUM KID

ADIL ANWAR – THE PLATINUM KID Growing up in the nineties watching the likes of ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed, Nigel Benn and Mike Tyson would give any aspiring boxer the appetite to work hard and chase a dream of succeeding in this pugilistic sport. Though boxing has long had its detractors due to the unfortunate tragedies that have occurred in the ring in the past, notably in 1991 when Michael Watson suffered brain damage in a devastating defeat at the hands of Chris Eubank in their Middleweight title fight, boxing has…

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Boxing Sport 

GREAT SPORTING EVENTS

GREAT SPORTING EVENTS IN THIS MONTH – September Year – 1960 Location – Rome, Italy Occasion – Games of the XVII Olympiad Event – Final of the Boxing Light heavyweight Division Competitors – Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (Poland) vs Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr (USA) The 1960 Olympic Games in Rome are regarded today as one of the greatest Olympic occasions in history. Awash with talent from all around the world and held in one of the greatest cities in the world, Rome beat out Lausanne, Detroit, Brussels, Mexico City and Tokyo for…

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Boxing 

LET’GET IT ON!

LET’GET IT ON! Sheffield’s newly crowned world champion calls out Amir Khan for a showdown in England that could surpass the Groves-Froch II Wembley extravaganza. Fresh after his victory in California by defeating Shawn Porter in California, newly crowned IBF Welterweight Champion, Kell Brook wasted no time in picking his next opponent. As bitter rival Amir Khan watched on in the studio whilst commentating on the fight, Brook at ringside called out Khan as the judges awarded him a majority decision with the scores 114-114, 117-111, 116-112. The victory takes…

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