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Usyk defeats Fury to become undisputed heavyweight champion

Oleksandr Usyk beat Tyson Fury by split decision to win the world’s first undisputed heavyweight championship in 25 years on Sunday, in Saudi Arabia.

Oleksandr Usyk beat Tyson Fury by split decision to win the world’s first undisputed heavyweight championship in 25 years on Sunday, in Saudi Arabia. Two judges scored it for Usyk by scores of 115-112 and 114-113 while the third gave it to Fury 114-113.  The victory extended the 37-year-old Usyk’s professional record to 22-0. After […]

Canelo Alvarez beats Jaime Munguia on points to defend titles

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat fellow Mexican Jaime Munguia by a unanimous points decision to retain his WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF super-middleweight titles in Las Vegas. Munguia was dropped for the first time in his career in the fourth when he was caught by a right uppercut before Alvarez went on to win on points […]

Ryan Garcia denies steroid use after positive test report

Ryan Garcia has denied taking performance-enhancing steroids after testing positive for a banned substance before his win over Devin Haney. Sanctioning body the WBC confirmed it had “received notification” from the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (Vada) that Garcia returned “adverse findings for ostarine” in tests taken in April. The samples were allegedly taken the day before […]

Sports minister dismisses Bash Ali’s bribery allegations, threatens legal action

Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has dismissed bribery allegations levied against him by former world boxing champion, Bash Ali. In a letter he signed, the minister said Ali’s desperate and unprovoked attack on his person is an attack on decency, honesty, and integrity, and although he could have ignored Ali’s allegations but […]