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Muhammad Ali, the great boxing legend is soon going to turn 73.
He had been admitted to the hospital a month back, with a serious urinary tract infection. Initially the infection was thought to be a mild symptom of pneumonia, but was later confirmed that to be a urinary infection.
Joe Calzaghe, the former undefeated world champion from Wales, believes fellow countryman Nathan Cleverly still has a chance of bouncing back from his defeat at the hands of Tony Bellew and becoming a world champion again, but he has to drop down a weight class from Cruiserweight to his former category of Light Heavyweight.
Bellew scored a hard fought split decision win over Cleverly in a Cruiserweight encounter at Liverpool last month. This win also avenged a previous defeat he suffered at the hands of the Welshman.
The present champion of the welterweight category Floyd Mayweather is on the top of his game. He put up a great performance against Marcos Maidana in the last match up. He remained aggressive from the very beginning of the match. The punches were good enough to shake up his opponent from the very beginning. The agility and the strength of the player were in full display. He landed up punches after punches.The highlight of the match was the biting controversy. Mayweather shouted that he was bit by Maidana in the middle of the match.
Okinawan martial arts represents the martial art forms that originated among the people of the Okinawan Kingdom as early as the 7th century. Here the martial arts mainly relied on open-handed defence systems. By virtue of its central location, Okinawa was very easily accessible to the other countries, people and the culture they brought with them, especially the Chinese. Okinawa shared a colourful trading and cultural history with China.
News for both Sonnen & Silva fans. The much speculated heavyweight grudge light match between Chael Sonnen & Wanderlei Silva has been announced to take place on 24th May. It would be ghosted at Las Vegas & would serve as co-main event for UFC 173.
UFC boss Dana White has already confirmed the news a week back. The confirmation came after Newark UFC 169 N.J.A mid-weight title battle in between Vitor Belfort & Chris Weidman is declared to headline this pay-per-view event.
Frankie Gavin, the unbeaten Welterweight boxer has insisted that he is ready and willing to put British boxer Amir Khan back to his place once he has finished with his bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. next year in Las Vegas.
Former boxing world champion Oscar de la Hoya has checked himself into a rehabilitation facility earlier this week and he will be promoting the biggest fight of this century so far from that facility itself.
The former multiple world title holder who is currently the president of Golden Boy promotions has a long history of struggles with alcohol and substance abuse and having checked into the facility, he will not be able to take part directly in the World Boxing Council or the WBC Welterweight Championship match between the titlist Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his protégé Saul Alvarez.
English boxer James DeGale believes that fellow Englishman and the Super Middleweight king Carl Froch would have no chance if the two ever squared it off against each other inside the ring.
And the youngster is extremely confident he can take out the man who claims to be best ever boxer in the history of Great Britain simply because his style is aptly suited to counter the threat that Froch might possess.
Tyson Fury is a man on a mission and his next target is English boxing great David Haye, and the younger Englishman wants to end the career of the former Heavyweight champion. The unbeaten English Heavyweight fighter takes on the challenge of Steve Cunningham at the fabled Madison Square Garden Arena in a match he is the hands down favorite to win. And Fury has already turned his attention in a Battle of Britain super fight against Haye.
Former World Boxing Association or WBA Heavyweight champion David Haye is targeting another shot at the world championship as he plans his return to the ring on the 29th of June at the Manchester Arena.
The Englishman lost the WBA Heavyweight Championship in June 2011 after he was outgunned by the Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko in Germany, which prompted him to take a break from the sport before he made a sensational return to ring last year, defeating compatriot Dereck Chisora in a grudge match.