Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts News

Todd Carney fighting to save his NRL career

Long way back: Rugby league bad boy Todd Carney is hoping to return to the NRL

Todd Carney is likely to face a much tougher challenge resuming his NRL career than in his boxing debut, with the governing body refusing to guarantee he will be re-registered.

Pacquiao beats Vargas to claim WBO welterweight title

Fight night: Jessie Vargas and Manny Pacquiao battle in the third round.

Manny Pacquiao produced a crowd-pleasing but imperfect display to win the WBO welterweight title on Saturday night, taking the belt from Jessie Vargas thanks to a unanimous points decision at the Thomas and Mack Center.

Stop the Mundine-Green fight: Fenech

Jeff Fenech and Azumah Nelson exchange blows during their welterweight fight at the Vodafone Arena in Melbourne in 2008.

Jeff Fenech not only gives Anthony Mundine no chance of beating Danny Green early next year, he fears the weight disparity for their bout in Adelaide puts his health at serious risk.

Paulo ready for boxing rumble with Gallen

Junior Paulo has impressed ringside observers of his boxing training.

Canberra behemoth Junior Paulo is looming as the most likely opponent for Paul Gallen as some of the biggest names in rugby league prepare to take their rivalries into the boxing ring.

Don't buy into the Green-Mundine rematch hype

Old friends: Danny Green and Anthony Mundine after their bout in 2006.

There are some excellent things happening in Australian boxing circles at the moment. Danny Green fighting Anthony Mundine a decade after their first bout is not one of them.