Boxing

Holmes, Moncriffe to fight in Canada

Jamaican boxers Richard 'Frog' Holmes and Devon 'Concrete' Moncriffe, regular faces in the Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing Series, are to battle Canadian boxers in Canada over the next few weeks.Both fights are set to go 10 rounds. Read More

Fifty and out as Mayweather stops brave McGregor
Las Vegas , United States (AFP) — Floyd Mayweather outclassed Conor McGregor to win their money-spinning superfight by technical knockout here late Saturday, securing his place in boxing history to head into retirement with a record 50th- straight victory.... Read More

McGregor vows Mayweather knockout as moment of truth nears
United States (AFP) — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor vowed to knock out boxer Floyd Mayweather yesterday as a horde of Irish fans descended on Las Vegas for the trash-talking rivals' cross-combat super-fight.... Read More

Mayweather unfazed by 'dirty' McGregor
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Floyd Mayweather has accused Conor McGregor of “fighting dirty” in training, but is confident of a clean battle when the two men meet in tomorrow's super-fight.... Read More

Youngsters impress at boxing summer camp

Wednesday, August, 23 2017    

The seventh staging of the annual Kingsley Goodison Summer Boxing Camp for campers between the ages of 10 and 17 ended on Friday with success across the board. Read More

Mayweather, McGregor trade verbal jabs as countdown begins

Wednesday, August, 23 2017    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor traded verbal jabs yesterday as the circus-like countdown to their money-spinning superfight cranked into overdrive on the Las Vegas Strip. Read More

Mullings wins Contender title in style, stops Rose in sixth round

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 28 2017    

Sakima “Mister Smooth” Mullings battered Canadian challenger Phil “The Assassin” Rose into submission to win the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series Junior Middleweight Contender title by technical knockout at the Mico... Read More

Grand finale!

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 26 2017    

Sakima Mullings could become a two-time winner of the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender boxing series when he goes up against tough Canadian gloveman Phil Rose for the junior middleweight title, on a three-fight card, at the Mico University College grounds today, at 8:30... Read More

Rose in full bloom

BY HURBUN WILLLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 14 2017    

Sakima “Mister Smooth” Mullings and the Canadian “Assassin” Phil Rose will contest the 2017 Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing final for the title of Jamaica's Ultimate Junior Middleweight Contender on July 26. Read More

Mullings marches into Contender final after win over vexed Davis

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 7 2017    

Former champion Sakima Mullings marched into the final of the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series for the second time in three seasons following a blow-filled split decision win over Tsetsi Davis in the first... Read More

Davis, Mullings battle for place in Contender Series finale

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 5 2017    

The final three bouts for the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series — Jamaica's Ultimate Junior Middleweight Contender title — begins with the first of two semi-final bouts between old foes, former... Read More

Chris Samuda is new JOA boss

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

Christopher Livingstone Samuda is the new president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) after defeating Vishwanauth Tolan 20-16 at the Voting General Meeting last night at the offices of the association. Read More

Contender series semis & finals set for Mico University

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

There will be more room for Wray & Nephew Contender fans in the final three fights of the seventh season, as organisers of the event have shifted the location for the semi-final and final matches to the grounds of The Mico University College. Read More

Davis puts out Young's light in Contender Series

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, June, 24 2017    

Veteran Team Jamaica boxer and number three seed, Tsetsi “Lights Out” Davis stunned Team Canada's number two seed Ryan Young with an imperious split decision victory to move into the semi-final stages of the Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum “Best of the Best” 2017... Read More

Tsetsi Davis looks to put the lights out on Ryan Young

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Boxer Tsetsi “Lights Out” Davis has an unenviable task of giving Team Jamaica the third spot in the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Series when he faces Ryan Young, the Team Canada number two seed, in the... Read More



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