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Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AMLeroy Brown

Nicholas 'The Axeman' Walters, whose once spectacular boxing career is now on life support, has suffered another setback. His fight against Mexican Arturo Santos Reyes scheduled for tomorrow (Saturday) in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cancelled...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 8:00 AMLeroy Brown

Fresh from his first round knockout victory over Nigel Edwards on July 26, Kemahl 'Hitman' Russell will fight American Ian 'The General' Green from New Jersey on Saturday, September 9, for the Junior North American Boxing Federation (NABF)...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Nicholas 'The Axeman' Walters will end his nearly nine-month lay-off from the ring on August 19, when he takes on Mexican Arturo Santos Reyes in a 10-round bout in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.This will be his first fight since his loss to champion Vasyl...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

A blistering body attack that knocked the wind out of his opponent, Canadian Phil Rose, enabled Jamaica's Sakima Mullings to win the Wray...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Sakima Mullings will try to create history tonight at The Mico University College, when he and Phil Rose from Canada, go head to head for the right to be called the Wray and Nephew Junior Middleweight Contender champion 2017. If Mullings...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Wray and Nephew Contender 2015 Middleweight champion Kemahl 'The Hitman' Russell will be in action against Nigel Edwards from Trinidad and Tobago, in an 8-round bout on the Contender 2017 final night card, scheduled for the Mico University College...

Published:Friday | July 14, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Canadian Phil Rose earned himself a place in the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender finals on July 26, when he defeated Jamaican hope Richard Holmes by split decision at The Mico University College campus on Wednesday night.Although the seven-round...

Published:Wednesday | July 12, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Richard 'Frog' Holmes, 29, with a 15-6 record, and 35-year-old Phil Rose from Canada, who has a 8-4-1 record, will enter the ring at The Mico University College complex at approximately 9.30 tonight, to decide whether the Wray...

Published:Monday | July 10, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica will have seven girls and six boys participating in the ITF/Jamaica Junior Circuit International tennis tournament for players age 18 and under, which starts this morning at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre at 9 o'clock. There will also be...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Sakima Mullings the No. 1-rated boxer in the Wray and Nephew Contender 2017 competition, had to fight off a stiff challenge from arch-rival Tsetsi Davis at The Mico University College on Wednesday night to book his place in the final, scheduled for...

Published:Wednesday | July 5, 2017 | 7:11 AMLeroy Brown

Sakima Mullings and Tsetsi Davis, the first and third-seeded Jamaicans in the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender boxing series, both predicted victory yesterday, as they ended preparations for their semi-final contest, which will take place tonight on...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:12 AMLeroy Brown

A date in early August is likely for the return World Boxing Council (WBC) world title fight between champion Fatuma Zarika from Kenya and Jamaica’s Alicia Ashley, the former champion. This was disclosed to The Sunday Gleaner yesterday by...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AMLeroy Brown

Several of Jamaica's top junior tennis players will go after titles today starting at 9 o'clock this morning, when the curtain comes down on the 2017 Access  Financial Services All Jamaica junior tennis tournament, at the Eric...

Published:Friday | June 30, 2017 | 6:06 PMLeroy Brown

What has already been hailed as the best Wray and Nephew Contender series since its inception seven years ago, is set for an exciting finish, with two semi-finals on Wednesday, July 5 and 12 and the grand finale on July 26. There have been some...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's boxing team manager Godfrey Collins has said that the four boxers who travelled to the Americas Qualifying tournament in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, for September's World Boxing Championship, have still done well despite not qualifying."Our...

Published:Friday | June 23, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

"TSETSI! TSETSI! Tsetsi!" was the constant cry at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium on Hope Road on Wednesday night, as veteran, 39-year-old Jamaican boxer Tsetsi 'Lights Out' Davis scored one of his most thrilling victories locally,...

Published:Wednesday | June 21, 2017 | 6:14 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Tsetsi Davis and Canada's Ryan Young will trade punches at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium tonight, as they seek the final semi-final spot of the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender series. Fight time for this junior middleweight...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Wray and Nephew Contender semi-finalist Richard 'Frog' Holmes has admitted that he was not at his best on Wednesday night following a unanimous decision quarter-final win over Canada's ", Frank Cotroni at the Chinese Benevolent Association...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Richard Holmes, a finalist in the Wray and Nephew Contender series last year, is trying to get back there, and tonight, he clashes with Francesco Cotroni from Canada in the third quarter-final of the 2017 series, at the Chinese Benevolent...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Phil Rose, the top-rated Canadian in the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender series, earned himself a semi-final spot and one of the main money prizes, when he out-punched countryman David Leblond to take a unanimous decision in their five-round quarter-...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Two Canadians, 34 year-old Phil Rose and 23 year-old David Leblond, will battle each other for semi-final places in the 2017 Wray and Nephew 2017 Junior middleweight Contender series tonight, at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium, Old...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Sakima Mullings, the No. 1 seeded boxer in the Wray & Nephew 2017 Contender series, booked himself a spot in the semi-finals of the competition last Wednesday night with a hard-earned victory over Canadian Larone Whyte at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium on Old Hope Road in St Andrew...

Published:Wednesday | May 31, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Canadian boxer Larone Whyte will try to continue his role of giant killer tonight, when he clashes with Jamaica's Sakima Mullings, the No. 1 seeded boxer in this year's competition and Contender Welterweight champion in 2014.The contest this year is...

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Local boxer Anthony Osbourne may retire following his defeat to professional rookie Kestna Davis on Saturday night.In the feature bout between the pair at the Barbican Beach Complex, it was youth against experience, and it showed. Davis, at age 22,...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Fans will be treated to some exciting boxing action tonight at the Barbican Beach Complex on East King's House Road.Jamaica and Panama will first clash in four amateur bouts before four local professional boxers will trade punches. The card is being...

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