Boxing

Derby lifts spirits on Wray & Nephew Fight Night

Amateur middleweight boxer Ian Derby confirmed his improving status with a sound, unanimous points decision over the rugged Guyanese Desmond Amsterdam at Alpart Sports Club in St Elizabeth on Saturday night. Read More

'Bunny' Grant's house gets fresh look
Former Jamaica boxing champion George 'Bunny' Grant was on Wednesday presented with a key to his newly refurbished home by Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange.... Read More

Wray and Nephew Fight Night brings St Bess to life
The ongoing and highly entertaining Wray and Nephew Fight Night Boxing Series extravaganza moves back into St Elizabeth at the Alpart Sports Club destination tonight, with seven fights and an After Party shindig.... Read More

Wray & Nephew Fight Night set for this Saturday
Going on seven months since boxing hit the parish of St Elizabeth, I-Fight Promotions and Creative Sports in association with the Jamaica Boxing Board of Control return with the blockbuster Round Two seven-fight card this coming Saturday at the Alpart Sports...... Read More

Holmes faces Crowley in Canadian Pro Boxing Council

Saturday, September, 30 2017    

Jamaican boxer Richard “Frog” Holmes will earn his biggest payday tonight when he meets the undefeated Canadian boxer Cody “The Crippler” Crowley in the Canadian Professional Boxing Council super-welterweight international champion's title... Read More

Holmes, Moncriffe to fight in Canada

Tuesday, September, 12 2017    

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

Monday, August, 28 2017    

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

Saturday, August, 26 2017    

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

Friday, August, 25 2017    

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



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