Boxing

Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder in all-time classic to retain WBC heavyweight title

Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder in all-time classic to retain WBC heavyweight title

Boxing, sports
Las Vegas - Tyson Fury rebounded from two knockdowns in the fourth round and stopped Deontay Wilder in the eleventh round on Saturday night, retaining his WBC title in an exciting conclusion to a superlative heavyweight trilogy. Fury (31-0-1, 22 KOs) finished off Wilder for the second time in a row in his trilogy, but only after a wild back-and-forth fight with five combined knockdowns. Wilder was knocked down in the third round and appeared to be out, but improbably rallied to knock Fury down twice in the final minutes of the fourth round. Wilder (42-2-1) absorbed a massive punishment and appeared to be physically drained for much of the fight, but the veteran champion showed his toughness as he continued to deliver powerful punches on tired legs. Deontay Wilder puts Fury...
Boxer Manny Pacquiao will run for Philippines President in 2022

Boxer Manny Pacquiao will run for Philippines President in 2022

Boxing, Election
Former world boxing champion in eight weight classes, 42-year-old Filipino Manny Pacquiao announced on September 19 that he will run for president of the Philippines. This was announced by the CNA TV channel. The famous boxer said that "the time has come to take up the challenge." He also assured that "he will always be a fighter in the ring and outside it." Pacquiao was nominated by a group of representatives of the ruling party "NDP - Laban" ("Philippine Democratic Party - People's Power"), which conflicts with the incumbent President Rodrigo Duterte. CNN The NDP-Laban group, loyal to the head of state, offered Senator Christopher Go, Duterte's closest aide, to run, but he has not yet agreed. In addition, the daughter of the incumbent president Sarah Duterte-Carpio, ...