Golovkin to return to ring June 8

Former middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin will fight undefeated Canadian Steve Rolls in June as he returns to the ring following his defeat to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez last year, organisers said on Tuesday. Golovkin, 37 will take on Rolls on June 8 at Madison Square Garden, New York, as he launches a comeback that could

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Wilder improves record with TKO of Ortiz

American Deontay Wilder recovered from a seventh-round scare to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight title on Saturday and keep intact his record of knocking out every opponent he has faced. Wilder knocked down Cuba’s Luis Ortiz three times in the fight, finishing off the previously unbeaten challenger with a right uppercut as the referee

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Wilder sentenced to community service

Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder was ordered to perform 60 hours of community service on Thursday after being found guilty of misdemeanor marijuana possession. The 32-year-old American, who last fought in November when he beat Haitian-Canadian Bermane Stiverne with a first-round knockout to retain his WBC heavyweight title, was arrested in Alabama last June. Wilder,

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Bellew, Haye announce London rematch

British rivals Tony Bellew and David Haye have agreed to a second instalment of their heavyweight grudge match in December. Former light-heavyweight and cruiserweight Bellew stepped up to the heavyweight class to hand former world champion Haye just the third defeat of his career in London in March. But Haye fought for five of their

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