Boxing

Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' for another fight

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was “in negotiations” to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout.

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POLITICAL RUMBLE: Shameful acts as CORD and Jubilee clash at Carnivore

Politics marred a high profile international boxing event held in Nairobi at the weekend.

Okwiri set for second professional bout

Olympian and Kenya Prison boxer Rayton Okwiri says he has been greatly inspired by his emphatic win on his professional boxing debut in Nairobi at the weekend.

‘MAGUFULI SILENCED’ as Kenyans Ochieng and Okwiri beat Tanzanians

Nick ‘Kanyankole’ Otieno delivered for the country a glittering World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African Super Flyweight belt at the Africa Championship Boxing contest staged in Nairobi on Saturday night.

Okwiri ready to go past Tanzanian Piallari

Professional super welterweight boxer Rayton Okwiri is confident of beating Tanzanian Iddi Piallari in his first fight in the paid ranks.

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.

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.