'She has no idea it was David Tua' - Kiwi boxing great stops to help change car tyre

Tua's kindness brought the woman to tears but it wasn't until later that she found out just who had helped her.


Boxing mum in the form of her life after eight-year comeback

Former amateur boxing champion Mea Motu put her life on hold to raise her family, but is now back, and better than ever,

Joseph Parker to face Brit Derek Chisora in his first fight under new trainer

Chisora said the fight the pair had postponed at short notice in October 2019 was because Parker was scared.

Heavyweight boxer David Nyika realises childhood dream with Olympic selection

"This has been on my bucket list since I was five years old," Nyika said after hearing news of his selection.


Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury sign two-fight deal to unify the heavyweight title, Eddie Hearn says

Only four days ago, Fury said the fight was "nowhere near" being confirmed as he revealed he was drinking up to 12 pints a day.

Boxing great Marvin Hagler dies aged 66

Hagler reigned as the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987.


Sonny Bill Williams eyes full-time boxing career following official retirement from rugby

The former All Black says persistent knee injuries stopped him from continuing on the rugby field.


Joseph Parker confirms new trainer as he seeks pathway back to the top

Parker will link up with Irishman Andy Lee on a trial basis as he prepares for his next bout.


Joseph Parker camp eyeing Dereck Chisora for next fight

The pair were originally set to face off in 2019 however Parker was forced to withdraw after suffering a spider bite.

Parker defeats Fa on points in contest short on fireworks

Joseph Parker won a narrow victory in the twelve round heavyweight contest.


Junior Fa ready to take down 'overly confident' Joseph Parker

Fa said he had a gameplan to beat the more experienced Parker in tonight's epic fight.


Joseph Parker, Junior Fa stare each other down ahead of heavyweight bout

The Kiwi boxers had their game-faces on at today’s weigh-in.


'I'll take him down' — Joseph Parker, Junior Fa trade verbal jabs with fight nearing

The Kiwi heavyweights came together for a press conference, days out from their fight in Auckland.


Spithill not holding back any punches as he prepares for Prada Cup fight

The Luna Rossa tactician has secretly been boxing training with sporting legend Monty Betham.


Kiwi boxer David Nyika confident of crushing victory on professional debut

The Commonwealth Games medallist will face West Auckland fighter Jessie Maio in February as part of the Joseph Parker-Junior Fa undercard.


Joseph Parker used Junior Fa fight delay to get operation on elbows

Parker said he was willing to fight through the pain for the initial date but took the opportunity to address it when the fight was delayed.


Christchurch boxer sacrifices Christmas with young family for shot at Aussie superstar in Sydney

Bowyn Morgan will take on Tim Tsyzu in Sydney’s biggest boxing event in more than a decade.


'Stuff those guys' - Eugene Bareman unloads on David Higgins, Joseph Parker's team in fiery rant

Junior Fa's trainer said his team is stuck in "The Higgins Show" with the fight now rescheduled for next year.

Former champ Deontay Wilder lists Joseph Parker as potential next opponent

The Bronze Bomber said he'll take any opportunity to get back in the ring against top opponents.


From troubled orphan to national champ: Kiwi boxer defies odds in and out of the ring

Andrei Mikhailovich was drinking at age 11 and doing drugs until he found a reason to fight.

Sonny Bill Williams preparing to hang up his boots, may focus more on boxing - reports

The 35-year-old is currently a free agent after the Toronto Wolfpack failed to be re-admitted to the Super League.

Date for bout between Kiwi boxing rivals Joseph Parker, Junior Fa pushed back a day

Parker and Fa were initially set to meet in NZ's "fight of the century" on Friday, December 11 at Spark Arena.


Kevin Barry refusing to play 'bad guy' in Parker-Fa build-up despite stakes

“Now they have history, they fought four times in the amateurs," Barry said of the Kiwi heavyweight opponents.

Exclusive: Israel Adesanya delays next UFC fight so coach can train Junior Fa, plans to return with shot at second title

City Kickboxing trainer Eugene Bareman said it was Fa's turn to be in the limelight with his fight against Joseph Parker coming up.

Ready to rumble: Details revealed for December fight between Joseph Parker and Junior Fa

The heavyweight bout between the two Kiwis came together after months of negotiations.

Joseph Parker eager to debut 'punches in bunches' fighting style against Junior Fa

The Kiwi rivals have yet to finalise a deal but if they do, Parker has sent Fa a firm warning.


Ex-boxer's Covid-19 contract-tracing app alerted gym clients before Ministry of Health

Buttabean Motivation in Auckland was not on the back foot when a person with Covid-19 passed through last week.

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