News: Andre Ward Update, Cornflake LaManna, Lucien Reid, More – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com News: Andre Ward Update, Cornflake LaManna, Lucien Reid, MoreBoxingScene.comUndefeated two-division world champion and 2004 Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward will join ESPN's coverage of two of the year's biggest boxing events: the August 19th Top Rank Boxing on ESPN Terence “Bud” Crawford vs Julius Indongo and the August … More: continued here

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BOXING: Frampton v Gutierrez fight CANCELLED – Cyclone Promotions’ statement in full – Belfast Newsletter

Belfast Newsletter BOXING: Frampton v Gutierrez fight CANCELLED – Cyclone Promotions' statement in fullBelfast NewsletterSince the unfortunate postponement of the fight between Carl Frampton and Andres Gutierrez on Saturday 29 July 2017, Cyclone Promotions, The SSE Arena, Belfast, boxing authorities and relevant broadcasters have been working to agree a new date for …Carl Frampton v Andres Gutierrez fight scrapped after failure …

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Crawford eyes ‘historic’ win

Terence Crawford is eyeing a piece of boxing history when he faces Julius Indongo in their unification clash in Nebraska on Sunday morning, live on Sky Sports. More: continued here

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AJ wants to fight in Cardiff

Anthony Joshua wants to stage his next fight in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium because he wants to make it easier for his fans to attend. More: continued here

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‘May/Mac unbelievable for MMA’

Conor McGregor’s fight against Floyd Mayweather will help raise the profile of mixed martial arts all over the world, believes UFC welterweight Darren Till. More: continued here

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Namibian boxer Julius Indongo didn’t wear gloves until his first bout; now he’s facing Terence Crawford – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Namibian boxer Julius Indongo didn't wear gloves until his first bout; now he's facing Terence CrawfordLos Angeles TimesJulius Indongo is one victory away from becoming boxing's only active four-belt unified champion. The Namibian fighter may be an unknown in the U.S., but it's worth getting to know him. Indongo — who will fight unbeaten two-belt champion Terence …

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The not-so-sweet science of unification bouts in boxing – ESPN

ESPN The not-so-sweet science of unification bouts in boxingESPNEven in today's boxing landscape, where darn near everybody and his Uncle Tom Cobley holds some sort of title, there's a yearning for one true champion. The concept is fundamental to competitive sports. Hence unification's enduring popularity, even …Namibian boxer Julius Indongo didn't wear gloves until his first bout; now he's facing …

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Former international decries falling standards of boxing in Kenya – Xinhua

Former international decries falling standards of boxing in KenyaXinhuaNAIROBI, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) — Former Kenyan international boxer on Thursday decried the falling standards of the game in the East African nation, saying the former boxing powerhouse ought to go back to the drawing board to arrest the decline. Samuel …and more » More: continued here

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The South Bronx Boxing Gym at the Center of Gentrification – New York Times

New York Times The South Bronx Boxing Gym at the Center of GentrificationNew York TimesWhen Mr. Kelly's boxing career ended, he moved from the University of Northern Michigan Olympic Training Center, where he had been on scholarship studying English, back to Brooklyn. In 2007, he had the first of his four children and realized he had to … More: continued here

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Pounds, ounces and KOs

The perception is that 8oz gloves favour the big-punching Conor McGregor, but has he been duped by a trademark Floyd Mayweather ploy? More: continued here

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The Mayweather-McGregor fight could just be the best thing to happen to boxing – Quartz

Forbes The Mayweather-McGregor fight could just be the best thing to happen to boxingQuartzEveryone in the world of boxing thinks that Floyd Mayweather, an undefeated five-weight champion, should easily beat Conor McGregor, who is making his pro debut. McGregor's fans aren't listening. According to Bloomberg, 15 out of every 16 bettors at …Floyd Mayweather Will Launch Boxing Gym Business With Plans …

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VOTE: Favourite US boxer?

Ahead of pound-for-pound great Floyd Mayweather’s return to the ring to take on UFC star Conor McGregor, have your say as to who your favourite American boxer is. More: continued here

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