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  • Klitschko-Fury fight is on after soft canvas issue resolved

    Tyson Fury has withdrawn a complaint about the canvas being too soft for Saturday's world heavyweight title fight against Wladimir Klitschko, meaning the bout will go ahead as planned. Fury's agent, Asif Vali, said organizers had agreed to remove a layer of foam to make the canvas firmer. ''The…

    The Associated Press
  • Fury-Klitschko bout on despite canvas, tape row

    Düsseldorf (Germany) (AFP) - British challenger Tyson Fury twice threatened to call off Saturday's world heavyweight bout against Wladimir Klitschko because of complaints the ring's canvas was too soft, then over how Klitschko taped his fists. Klitschko, 39, is set to defend his International…

  • Former boxing champ O'Neil Bell fatally shot

    Los Angeles (AFP) - Former undisputed boxing champion O'Neil Bell was gunned down in Atlanta by apparent robbers, US media reported.

  • Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of title bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — No antics, no singing, no goading, and no boastful declarations.

    Associated Press
  • Britain's Fury much to prove against heavyweight champion Klitschko

    Tyson Fury faces the acid test of his boasts that he will end Wladimir Klitschko's four-year reign as undisputed world heavyweight champion when the pair clash in Duesseldorf on Saturday. The 27-year-old English challenger is undefeated in his 24 fights with 18 knock-outs as he faces the vastly…

  • Fury cites Ali, Douglas as he plots Klitschko sensation

    Tyson Fury invoked the spirit of Muhammad Ali and Buster Douglas as he declared on Friday that he could pull off one of heavyweight boxing's great sensations by ending Wladimir Klitschko's seemingly eternal reign as world champion. In tomorrow's bout at Duesseldorf's football stadium, Fury, the…

  • Bute looking to dethrone Britain's DeGale

    Britain's James DeGale defends his International Boxing Federation super middleweight title Saturday against former champion Lucian Bute in a showdown of southpaws at the Romanian's home base of Canada. DeGale, 21-1 with 14 knockouts, seeks his 12th win in a row in the first defense of the vacant…

  • Fury in row over ring canvas for Klitschko fight

    British challenger Tyson Fury complained about the condition of the ring canvas at Duesseldorf's Esprit arena as a fresh dispute erupted hours before his world title fight with heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday. Fury's handlers protested about the canvas being too soft and had…

  • BOXING EXCLUSIVE: Chris Eubank Jr. 'Fury will struggle against Klitschko'

    Yahoo Sport, in association with BEEFit, met with Chris Eubank Jr. earlier this week, after a training session ahead of his fight on December 12th. Read the full conversation below.

    Yahoo Sport UK
  • Can the Heavyweight King be Stopped?

    Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury have a lot of differences -- Klitschko is 39, Fury 27; Fury can be goofy, Klitschko far less so; Klitschko is the heavyweight champ, Fury wants to be the heavyweight champ. They'll fight Saturday afternoon on HBO.

    Sports on Earth
  • Klitschko ready for unpredictable Fury

    Wladimir Klitschko will put his WBA Super, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles on the line against Tyson Fury in Germany this weekend.