Heavyweight

  • Former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison dies at 44 September 2, 2013

    Former world heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison, who was widely known for his power-punching style, a charismatic smile and role in the "Rocky V" movie, has died at the age of 44. The boxer's former promoter, Tony Holden, told the Tulsa World that Morrison had died on Sunday night in a hospital...
  • Robeisy Ramirez named best boxer in America March 10, 2013

    Havana: Cuban boxer Robeisy Ramirez, the Olympic gold medallist in the 52 kg class, was named the best of America in 2012. This is the second time Ramirez receives the award granted by the American Boxing Confederation (ABC), based in Santo Domingo, reports Xinhua. The Cuban boxer had been selected as...
  • Flintoff has boxing bug ahead of debut November 30, 2012

    Manchester: Former England cricket star Andrew Flintoff is already contemplating more boxing bouts if his professional debut against Richard Dawson of the United States on Friday is a success. Freddie, as he is known to cricket lovers around the world, will break new ground when the 34yearold squares up to...
  • Flintoff insists boxing fight debut is no gimmick November 27, 2012

    Manchester: Former England cricket hero Andrew Flintoff has found himself on the back foot even before he throws his first punch for money in the boxing ring on Friday night. Freddie, as he is fondly known in Britain, is being filmed as part of a documentary series on Sky television,...
  • Andrew Flintoff turns to heavyweight boxing September 6, 2012

    After having a successful career in cricket, former England captain Andrew Flintoff is ready to enter boxing ring and try his hand at heavyweight boxing. The 34yearold Flintoff has recently announced his plans of becoming a professional boxer, saying his debut fight will take place on November 30 in the Manchester...
  • WBA heavyweight champion Haye retains title April 4, 2010

    London:: WBA heavyweight champion David Haye retained his title by beating American challenger John Ruiz when the fight was stopped after nine dominant rounds at the Manchester's MEN Arena. Haye had Ruiz down four times before the fight was stopped in the ninth round by the referee Guillermo Perez, as Miguel...
  • Klitschko retains IBF heavyweight title November 12, 2006

    New York: Vladimir Klitschko of Ukraine retained the International Boxing Federation heavyweight world title on Saturday when he stopped previously unbeaten challenger Calvin Brock in the seventh round at Madison Square Garden. Klitschko dropped Brock with a huge right cross to the jaw. The American rose to his feet at the end...