Boxing

Pacquiao willing to fight McGregor

WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao is willing to square up with mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor if his potential superfight with Floyd Mayweather fails to materialise, a spokesman said Sunday.

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Why boxer Gicharu won’t turn pro

Former Commonwealth Games bantamweight bronze medallist and Amateur Professional Boxer Benson Gicharu has ruled out joining professional boxing in Kenya.

Fate of two local semi-pro boxers hangs in balance

A week after welterweight Rayton Okwiri of Kenya Prisons turned fully professional, the fate of two Amateur Professional Boxing (APB) boxers hangs in the balance after the world boxing governing body, AIBA, abolished APB Championships.

Boxer Okwiri crosses over to paid ranks

Kenya’s Amateur Professional Boxer Rayton Okwiri has fully turned professional days after he quit the Amateur Professional Boxing (APB) Championships.

BOXERS’ MISSED CHANCES: For the first time, Kenyans fall short of glory at Olympic Games

Having shone in past Olympic Games and other world championships, Kenyan boxers failed to win a medal during this year’s Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, in August.

Conjestina among patients who escaped Mathari Hospital

A major operation has been launched as more than 100 mental patients escape from Mathari Hospital in Nairobi over ongoing doctors and nurses’ strike. Legendary boxer Conjestina Achieng was among those who escaped but was soon recaptured and taken back to the facility.

BOXING: Kenya Police Boxing Club are the undisputed champions

For the second consecutive year, Kenya Police remained the undisputed National Boxing League champions despite stiff opposition from their perennial arch rivals Kenya Defence Forces(KDF).

Pacquiao says Mayweather rematch still a possibility

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao has left the door open on the possibility of a rematch with Floyd Mayweather if the American ever comes out of retirement.

“I won't fight again,’’ says Mayweather

Retired unbeaten former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says he has retired for good and has no hunger for a ring return, adding he has too much fun traveling the world.

All set for Kenya Open Boxing Championships

Boxers from Kenya Police and Kenya Defence Forces will be the favourites against opponents from nondescript clubs in a tight contest for top honours as Kenya Open Boxing Championships commence this afternoon at Kaloleni Social Hall in Nairobi.