Swear words fly at Parker’s press conference

Lupesoliai Joseph Parker’s promoter, Segiali’i David Higgins, had to be restrained by security officials during a commotion between at pre-fight press conference in London.

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Barry McGuigan wishes his son was training the WBO World Champion instead of world renowned Kevin Barry

It’s pretty obvious he’s one of the finest talents in the heavyweight division, if not the finest.

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Joseph Parker in London ahead of his WBO heavyweight boxing title defence. London, UK. 14 September 2017. Copyright Image: Matt Impey / www.photosport.nz

Irish Hall of Famer still believes Parker will be treated fairly

Lupesoloai La'auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker has met Irish boxing legend and Hall of Famer, Barry McGuigan at his South London Boxing gym today.

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Joseph Parker in London ahead of his WBO heavyweight boxing title defense. London, UK. 12 September 2017. Copyright Image: Matt Impey / www.photosport.nz

"I’m enjoying London. I’m going to knock someone out"

Lupesoloai La'auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker has cast a ‘special vote’ ahead of the New Zealand General Election at New Zealand house in London today. The WBO World Boxing champion has also been welcomed by the New Zealand High Commissioner to the UK, Sir Jerry Mateparae.  

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Samoa’s world champ looking lean and mean

Samoa’s world heavyweight boxing champion, Lupesoliai Joseph Parker, is in tip-top shape as he touches in down in London for his second title defence against Hughie Fury in Manchester.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor pose during a news conference after a super welterweight boxing match Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Smiles all around as Mayweather, McGregor savor fight

Conor McGregor was drinking Irish whiskey and acting like he had won. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was reminiscing about his early days as a fighter and looking forward to a different kind of business at his strip club.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. trains at his gym Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Las Vegas.

Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month.

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Bronze medal joy rising Samoan boxer

It wasn’t just rugby that tasted sweet success at the recent Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas. Boxing also joined the party with Ato Leau-Plodizcki Faoagali bringing home a bronze medal. Competing in 81kgs division, Faoagali is a Samoan residing in Australia.

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In this May 4, 2013 photo Ukranian boxer Wladimir Klitschko, right, and German-Italian Francesco Pianeta fight each other in a WBA-, IBF,- WBO- and IBO heavyweight world championship fight in Mannheim,Germany.  Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir K

Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko retires

Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing on Thursday. 

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Joseph Parker lends his support to Samoan hearing health initiative

WBO World Heavyweight Champion, Joseph Parker, (OM) has lent his support to Bay Audiology’s ‘Free to Ear - Samoa’ programme that will help restore hearing to thousands in need in his homeland.

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UFC president Dana White, center, intervenes as boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor exchange words during a news conference at Staples Center Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Los Angeles.

Mayweather-McGregor promo tour gets off to frenzied start

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reached into a backpack and held out a $100 million check for the crowd of 11,000 fight fans to see.

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Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia.

Independent review confirms decision for Horn over Pacquiao

An independent review of the scoring in Manny Pacquiao's contentious WBO welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn has confirmed the outcome in favor of the Australian former schoolteacher.

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Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines and Jeff Horn, left, of Australia fight during their WBO World welterweight title bout in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017.

Pacquiao loses contentious WBO title fight to Jeff Horn

It went all the way and ended in a contentiously bitter loss, the opposite of what Manny Pacquiao's handlers predicted for his WBO welterweight world title fight against Jeff Horn.

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WBO World Heavyweight Champion Joseph Parker and Hughie Fury.

Parker v Fury WBO World Title showdown confirmed for 23 September at Manchester Arena

Hennessy Sports and Duco Promotions are delighted to announce that the highly anticipated showdown between British and Irish heavyweight star Hughie Fury and the WBO World Heavyweight Champion Joseph Parker will take place on Saturday 23rd September at the Manchester Arena.

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Boxer Jeff Horn speaks to the media in a gym in Brisbane, Australia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Horn is preparing for his WBO welterweight world boxing title bout against Filipino Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, July 2.

Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a huge entourage, Jeff Horn has been preparing for their WBO welterweight world title bout in the quiet, outer suburbs.

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Joseph Parker to defend title against Hughie Fury at Manchester Arena on September 23

"I’m very much looking forward to this fight. It’s been a long time coming but the contract is signed thanks to my promoter David Higgins and I am ready to get going," - WBO Heavyweight Champion Joseph Parker.

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Deontay Wilder reacts after a WBC heavyweight title boxing match Artur Szpilka, of Poland, in New York.

Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possession

Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor marijuana possession, but his lawyer says the marijuana found in his car did not belong to him.

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Mundine has always been behind SBW's boxing career, both sharing the same faith and similar career paths.

Sonny Bill fights on streets of South Africa

If you think Sonny Bill Williams has forgotten about his boxing pedigree, think again!

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WBO heavyweight Champion: Joseph Parker

Parker: 'This ain't no sparring session'

WBO Champion dances and plays with Star Wars spaceships ahead of world title defence in Manukau tonight

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Mike Tyson speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Mike Tyson lauds Dubai while promoting boxing gym franchise

"In boxing, you have to be more chaste than you are with your wife and your girlfriend, because if you don't, you're going to be in a bad situation. It's going to hurt real bad,"  - Tyson

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Rugby

The tournament will also help to identify a Samoa team for the upcoming regional tournaments such as the Mini Games and the Pacific Games.

Toa Gas Nines to develop local talents

The Toa Gas N.R.L. 9s series is back. The tournament kicked off last weekend at the A.C.P. Marist Sport Complex at Lotopa.

NFL

Queensland's Aidean Guerra tackles Aaron Woods of NSW during game 1 of the State of Origin rugby league, Queensland Reds v New South Wales, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia. 31 May 2017.

Hunt, Munster in for Maroons; Blues unchanged for Origin 3

Brisbane Broncos halfback Ben Hunt and Melbourne Storm playmaker Cameron Munster have been called in to the Queensland squad to replace injured stars Johnathan Thurston and Darius Boyd for next week's series-deciding State of Origin match against New South Wales.

Football

Referee Ricardo de Burgos, right, shows a red card to Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish Supercup, first leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/M

Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season.

Basketball

Kelsall hails from the villages of Fagalii, Letogo, and Vailele

Samoan basketball star ready for Oceania

Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall 

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