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  • This Boxer Probably Wishes He'd Been KO'd After Screwing Up His Post-Fight Celebration

    A quick Google search of NZBF shows that there is a New Zealand Brotherhood of Fathers and a New Zealand Burlesque Festival. In his enthusiasm for winning a complete DVD set of Flight of the Conchords (or maybe a belt), Tai takes off for the corner of the ring where all fighters like to do the…

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  • Tyson calls proposal to allow pros in Olympics 'ridiculous'

    A proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is ''ridiculous'' and ''foolish,'' former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said Wednesday. In Beijing to promote professional boxing in China, Tyson said any pro boxers going to the Olympics should be prepared to lose…

    The Associated Press
  • Column: McGregor vs Mayweather, a freak show with precedent

    The freak show that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are talking about will almost surely never happen, and for that anyone who would even consider opening their wallet to pay for it should be grateful. For any number of different reasons, it is about as likely to happen as Rhonda Rousey…

    The Associated Press
  • Tyson lands knockout blow against professionals at Rio

    By Guan Yongning BEIJING (Reuters) - Mike Tyson has branded the Amateur International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to let professional fighters take part in the 2016 Rio Olympics as "ridiculous" and "foolish". Professional boxers would feature at the Olympic games as long as a…

    Reuters
  • Boxing-Ireland's Taylor qualifies for Rio Olympics

    Ireland's Olympic lightweight boxing champion Katie Taylor qualified for the Rio Games on Tuesday after reaching the semi-finals of the women's world championships in Astana. Taylor, the London 2012 gold medallist, suffered a shock defeat in a European qualifier in Turkey last month and needed to…

    Reuters