Boxing

“Marvelous” Marvin Hagler Dies Aged 66

All-time boxing great and hard-hitting American “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler has died, aged only 66. Hagler’s wife, Kay Hagler, announced the news of his “unexpected” passing on social media on Friday. He died at the couple’s home in New Hampshire. Hagler racked up an impressive 62 wins, two draws, and three ….

Joseph Parker Connected To Meth Operation

Kiwi boxer Joseph Parker has finally been identified as the high-profile sports star connected to a methamphetamine operation and scandal. Parker, who recently lost his appeal to keep his identity a secret from the public, first became implicated in the operation when his name was mentioned as a “connected person” ….

Parker and Fa Readying for Fight Night

Joseph Parker is not playing around. The 29-year old Kiwi professional boxer has said straight out that he wants to knock out Junior Fa when they get into the ring on Saturday the 27th of February and that he intends to do it early on, in the first 6 rounds. ….

Gallen Done Dreaming About Fighting Williams

Former Cronulla Sharks star Paul Gallen says he’s given up hoping for a Sonny Bill Williams clash in the ring. Gallen does however have a fight against former UFC star Mark Hunt to look forward to. And while Hunt may not have nearly the prominence or pulling power of Williams, ….

McKean Wants to Pick a Fight With Parker

Demsey McKean, the unbeaten Australian Heavyweight fighter, seems to think he has the style and the size to beat New Zealander Joseph Parker as talks heat up about a trans-Tasman resumption of Boxing. David Higgins, Parker’s Manager, and promoters from Britain’s Matchroom Boxing are eager to take advantage of the ….

Boxing & Martial Arts Gyms Reopen With Restrictions

Security measures like keeping their equipment spotlessly clean and totally separated and minimising contact between people are being undertaken as Gyms offering Martial Arts and Boxing reopen under Alert Level 2. Palmerston North’s Snapback Boxing, which counts children and vulnerable youth among its clientele, is one of the many gyms ….

Joseph Parker Set for NZ Return in August

New Zealand Boxing’s Joseph Parker is set to return to New Zealand in August this year. The Heavyweight will be fighting for a select live audience in a fight to help launch the DAZN streaming service in our country. Parker’s Manager, David Higgins, has been working on the upcoming event ….

Boxer Joseph Parker in the Fight Against Negativity

Joseph Parker, the one-time Heavyweight Boxing World Title holder, spent lockdown in his family home in Auckland, along with his personal videographer Kerry Russell. And over the past fortnight, the pair have created several light-hearted videos and then shared them on social media to keep people’s spirits up. There were ….

Kiwi Boxer Calls Coronavirus A Hoax

Anthony Mundine has earned himself a reputation for being straightforward inside and outside the Boxing ring and he’s wading into the coronavirus COVID-19 issue with guns blazing, saying that there’s a new world order unfolding and that this disease is fake. The 44-year old has made some pretty weird comments ….

Nyika Qualifies for Tokyo Olympic Games

The goal that David Nyika has held close to his heart for many years now has finally been achieved. The Heavyweight hitter from Hamilton has just qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games and is the first male boxer from New Zealand to do so in the last 16 years. ….