Boxer Chen Nien-chin (陳念琴), right, stands with International Boxing Association President Wu Ching-kuo (吳經國) in this file photo. Wu yesterday praised the 19-year-old boxer for an historic achievement: On Tuesday she overcame Morocco's Khadija Mardi 3 to 0 at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships to book Taiwan's first-ever spot in women's Olympics boxing.
Combat sports are booming around the world but in France increasingly draw the attention of intelligence services hunting potential jihadists.
Although Badou Jack didn't get the decisive victory he was looking for Saturday night, he's still planning on a unification bout with James DeGale next.
Chasing greatness, Anthony Joshua is in a hurry. In the second round of his 16th professional fight Saturday, Joshua overpowered Charles Martin after 92 seconds to seize the American's IBF heavyweight title in front of 20,000 home fans.
Manny Pacquiao may not be ready for retirement just yet. Pacquiao returned from the biggest loss of his career with a bang Saturday night, knocking down Timothy Bradley twice on his way to a unanimous 12-round decision in their welterweight showdown.
American world champion boxer Adrien Broner faces assault and robbery charges in his hometown of Cincinnati just one week before he is scheduled to make his first defense of his junior welterweight crown.
Danny Garcia won the vacant WBC welterweight belt Saturday night with a resourceful performance in a unanimous-decision victory over Robert Guerrero.
Unbeaten Cuban Rances Barthelemy won a 12-round unanimous decision over Denis Shafikov to claim the vacant International Boxing Federation lightweight world title Friday in Las Vegas.
Conor McGregor stopped Jose Aldo with one spectacular punch just 13 seconds into the first round Saturday night, backing up his bravado and claiming the undisputed featherweight title at UFC 194 on Saturday night.
Tyson Fury has been asked to attend a British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) hearing to explain his controversial recent media comments, the organization announced on Thursday.