Commonwealth Games boxing champ David Nyika fights to foster mistreated animals

Nyika's eyes are on a Tokyo gold but that isn't stopping him helping the SPCA rehome unloved animals.

Money stopping Joseph Parker-Junior Fa heavyweight clash, says promoter

Fa's promoter Lou DiBella wants a more even deal for his client ahead of any prospective bout.


Joseph Parker all for Fury-Wilder title fight in NZ - 'I'd love to be on that undercard'

Parker even has an ideal opponent in mind if the heavyweight bout eventuates here.

Auckland's Eden Park considered as venue for Fury v Wilder heavyweight boxing bout, 1 NEWS understands

US boxing promoter Bob Arum is considering Eden Park as a possible venue for the highly anticipated rematch.

Relaxed Level 1 restrictions a confidence boost for Kiwi sports event organisers

Dropping from Level 2 will allow full scale events such as the ASB Classic or a Joseph Parker fight to take place.

Joseph Parker: I'd rather avenge my loss to Dillian Whyte than Anthony Joshua

Parker said there's "a little bit of bad blood" between the pair that would be settled in a rematch.

Joseph Parker reveals biggest regret from Anthony Joshua bout - 'I’ve made a lot of mistakes'

Parker said he's still hopeful of a rematch with the lessons he's learned.


Behind the scenes of Joseph Parker's lip sync videos

Parker has used the lockdown to showcase his acting chops however, the man behind the camera can take a lot of the credit.

'Totally false' - Mike Tyson says he won't be fighting SBW

There were claims a bout was being lined up for charity.

Sonny Bill Williams offered up as potential opponent for Mike Tyson comeback

A Melbourne boxing promoter has offered $1 million to bring the boxing legend to Australia and fight SBW.

Joseph Parker vs Junior Fa super-fight on the cards after Covid-19 sporting shutdown ends

The two South Aucklanders could square off once restrictions are lifted.


David Nyika becomes first male Kiwi boxer to qualify for the Olympics since 2004

NZ's last Olympic boxing medal was in Barcelona when David Tua won bronze.

Tyson Fury says he'll call it quits after two more fights, including Anthony Joshua

The heavyweight world champion wants to open his own boxing gym once he hangs up the gloves.

Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua 'must happen in 2020', says Eddie Hearn

A potential heavyweight unification bout could take place as early as December.

Joseph Parker eyes Chisora, Whyte fights after flawless combo drops Shawndell Winters for TKO win

Parker is wasting no time in looking to get back in the ring after winning big in Texas.

Devastating one-punch KO announces highly-regarded Aussie featherweight

With power rarely seen in the lighter weight divisions, Liam Wilson sent his opponent to the canvas with a perfect left hook.


Parker '50 to 60 per cent' satisfied after KO win, would be happy to face Oleksandr Usyk next

"I know I can do better than that,” Parker said after the win n Texas.

Joseph Parker wins by brutal fifth round knockout against Shawndell Winters

The Kiwi was cut prior to ending the fight with a beautiful knockout.

Joseph Parker looking to use significant weight advantage over 'nervous' US opponent

The Kiwi fighter is almost 17kg heavier than Shawndell Winters.


Joseph Parker stares down next opponent ahead of heavyweight clash

The Kiwi will fight Shawndell Winters in Texas this weekend.


Boxing not threatened by UFC's rise in New Zealand, says Duco boss

David Higgins says that boxing is in great shape, despite the popularity of mixed martial arts.


Tyson Fury 'the biggest star in the world', says Duco boss

Yesterday's win over Deontay Wilder has rocketed Fury to the top of the heavyweight ranks.


‘That is almost the better show’ – Wilder’s trainer blames ring entrance costume for defeat

“If you’re not a boxing fan, please just watch the entrances of these two, it’s just unbelievable," 1 NEWS sports reporter Guy Heveldt said.


Israel Adesanya sorry after being called out over Twin Towers jibe

Adesanya's comments while promoting an upcoming bout went down badly with some.

Watch: Cameras catch Tyson Fury licking blood from Deontay Wilder's neck mid-fight

Fury beat American boxer Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas yesterday to claim the world heavyweight title.

Watch: Tyson Fury's 'pillow fists' repeatedly knock down Deontay Wilder for Vegas victory

Fury says he expects to take on the previously undefeated Wilder for a third time.


Samoan-born New Zealand boxer Jimmy 'The Thunder' Peau dies, aged 54

Peau had recently had brain surgery on a tumour and died in Auckland.

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