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BOXING TOURNEY ON THE CARDS

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DELTA Force Boxing Academy is organising a boxing tournament, dubbed “King of the Ring Gheto explosion part 1” at the end of this month and the national super bantamweight title will be up for grabs in the main bout. BY HENRY MHARA A total eight fights have been lined-up for the event, set for November 25 at the netball Complex ...

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INSIDE THE COMPLEX MIND OF DERECK CHISORA

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  LONDON — Zimbabwe-born Dereck Chisora is one of Britain’s most controversial boxers, but he also has a fondness for fine art, Frank Sinatra and miniature dogs, reveals trainer Don Charles. Sky Sports The darker side of “Del Boy” is documented in a long list of controversial incidents but Charles has tried to supply a calming influence amid the mayhem, ...

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ZIM BOXER GUNS FOR WBC INTERNATIONAL TITLE

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CAPE TOWN-BASED Zimbabwean boxer Felix Venganayi will be gunning for the World Boxing Council (International) Silver Lightweight belt when he takes on United Kingdom Joe Murray in a new Kwese Cup pro-boxing event to be held at the iconic Victoria Warehouse, in Salford, Manchester tonight. By Munyaradzi Madzokere The unique UK versus Africa boxing event has been organised by VIP ...

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JOSHUA “A NEW BREED OF A FIGHTER’

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Sky Sports pundits Johnny Nelson and Carl Froch say Anthony Joshua’s weight is no cause for concern ahead of his title defence against Carlos Takam on Saturday night. Joshua weighed in at 18st 2lbs on Friday, topping his previous high of 17st 12lbs, and over a stone heavier than his opponent. The Brit says he is starting to ‘fill out’ ...

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CAN AJ UNIFY TITLES

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We asked the promoters behind Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Joseph Parker whether they will collide in a heavyweight unification clash in 2018? By Richard Damerell Joshua will defend his WBA ‘super’ and IBF belts against Carlos Takam at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff this Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office. WBC champion Deontay Wilder and WBO title ...

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THE MAKING OF SAMSON MURIPO

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FROM birth until he was 17 years old, legendary Zimbabwean karateka, Shihan Samson Muripo’s world revolved around the macadamia plantations in Chimanimani, near Rusitu valley. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE Located 40km south east of Chimanimani, Rusitu valley is an area rich in fresh fruits such as oranges, bananas, pineapples, avocados and guavas, among others. And when Muripo came into contact with ...

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JOSHUA VS TAKAM: ” THE FIGHT MUST SIMPLY GO ON “

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The faces change but the target remains the same. Anthony Joshua, less than 24 hours after learning of his change of opponent, remains tunnel-visioned in his pursuit of a “legacy” that extends far beyond his well-earned reputation as a knockout artist. By James Dielhenn – Skysports Simply knocking them down, it appears, is no longer good enough for the affable ...

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‘NO QUESTION’ MCGREGOR RETURNS TO UFC

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Conor McGregor is currently weighing his options for his next opponent, says his manager Audie Attar By Michael Kelleher There is “no question” Conor McGregor will return to the UFC to defend his lightweight title, according to his manager Audie Attar. The Irishman is currently deciding what is next following his 10th-round stoppage defeat to Floyd Mayweather on August 26. ...

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CHISORA : GREAT WARRIOR

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  BEFORE Dereck Chisora’s comeback win at the weekend against Robert Filipovic, his friend and long time trainer Don Charles aptly summed up the Zimbabwean-born British boxer’s in-born fighting spirit. By Enock Muchinjo “Dereck has got his mojo back and is absolutely on fire in the gym,” Charles remarked. The former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion is preparing for his ...

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CHISORA TO CHALLENGE KABAYEL FOR EUROPEAN TITLE

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Zimbabwe-born British boxer Dereck Chisora will challenge Agit Kabayel for the German’s EBU heavyweight title in Monte Carlo on November 4. Zimbabwe-born British boxer Dereck Chisora will challenge Agit Kabayel for the German’s EBU heavyweight title in Monte Carlo on November 4. CONTROVERSIAL Heavyweight star Dereck Chisora is aiming to become a two-time European champion when he challenges Agit Kabayel ...

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