Mexican Alvarez withdraws from Golovkin rematch

(Reuters) – A rematch between Kazakhstan’s world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez scheduled for May 5 has been canceled following the Mexican’s positive test for the banned substance Clenbuterol, fight promoters said on Tuesday. Alvarez, who blamed contaminated beef that he consumed in Mexico for the test result, withdrew from the fight […]

Floyd Mayweather to Train Soulja Boy

Even after retiring from boxing, it appears that Floyd Mayweather can’t stay away from the sport that he loves. In light of Chris Brown and Soulja Boy’s online feud, Mayweather has agreed to train the “Crank Dat” rapper in preparation for his bout with the R&B crooner. His decision to align himself with Soulja Boy […]

How professional boxing’s scoring system works?

The subjective nature of judging professional boxing bouts has resulted in many disputed decisions1 leading to accusations of judging incompetence and corruption.2 This article will explain how professional boxing’s most popular scoring system works, before analysing the perceived benefits and weakness of the system with reference to some “bad” decisions. Finally, consideration will be given […]