Boxing

Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion Moruti “Babyface” Mthalane is aiming to regain his flyweight title this weekend when he takes on Muhammad Waseem for the vacant belt in Malaysia. South Africa’s Mthalane, who returned to the ring last year after more than a year out, takes on Pakistan’s Waseem on Saturday in Kuala Lumpur,
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The supposed “rematch” between Hall of Fame former heavyweight world champions Lennox Lewis and Vitali Klitschko is not set despite the WBC’s announcement Tuesday. The sanctioning organization said Tuesday that Lewis and Klitschko, both former WBC champions, would meet in an exhibition match during the organization’s annual convention, which will take place Sept. 30-Oct. 5
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived the Malaysian capital on Monday night, pronouncing himself ready for Sunday’s WBA welterweight title fight against Lucas Matthysse. The Manny Pacquiao-Lucas Matthysse fight, which had been in jeopardy for the past several weeks over financing issues, is a go. Marvin Somodio, Freddie Roach’s former assistant
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WBA “regular” welterweight titleholder Lucas Matthysse defends his belt against boxing’s only eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao in a fight that will air live on ESPN+ in the United States at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday from the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Matthysse won the title by stopping Tewa Kiram in the eighth round
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