The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday that Conlon, compatriot Steven Donnelly and Britain's Antony Fowler had been given severe reprimands for their breach of the regulations. Conlon, who vowed in Rio never to fight again in any competition organized by Olympic boxing body AIBA after his quarter-final defeat by Russian Vladimir Nikitin, has since turned professional. The athlete attended a hearing on Aug. 20 in Rio and confirmed the bets, saying he had signed without reading an Irish team contract that mentioned the prohibition on betting on Olympic competitions.
Ratings updated on Sept. 27 Heavyweight Division snapshot: The rematch between Fury and Klitschko is once again off, and it’s unclear if they will ever fight. Joshua defends his title Nov. 26 on Showtime, but the opponent will be announced later this month. Stiverne and Povetkin will meet for the WBC interim title with the victory guaranteed a shot at Wilder, who is recovering from multiple surgeries. 1. Tyson Fury 2. Wladimir Klitschko 3. Deontay Wilder 4. Alexander Povetkin 5. Luis Ortiz 6. Anthony Joshua 7. Bryant Jennings 8. Bermane Stiverne 9. David Haye 10. Joseph Parker Cruiserweight (200 pounds) Division snapshot: Usyk made easy work of Glowacki and established himself as the No. 2 cruiserweight
Floyd Mayweather ain't ready to close the book on a possible Conor McGregor fight -- saying it's still up in the air ... and hinting that he'll do it if the money is right. With McGregor once again hinting at a match with Floyd during the UFC 205 media event on Tuesday, we had to ask Floyd how he felt about it. Long story short ... Floyd says it's super difficult to put the fight together -- as we all know from the first time he tried to make it happen -- but wouldn't say it's completely off the table. "Are we going to fight? I just don't know." Mayweather also praised Conor as a great fighter who's "very good" at stand-up fighting. One last thing ... we asked Floyd if he was planning to