Posts tagged as boxing

Briedis: “It will be the World’s finest boxing show!”

Friday, June 7, 2019

Latvia’s Mairis Briedis (25-1, 18 KOs) feels ready to shine for a third time at the Arena Riga on June 15, when he faces Poland’s Krzysztof Glowacki (31-1, 19 KOs) for a place in the Cruiserweight Final for the Ali Trophy. In Season 1 of the World Boxing Super Series Briedis fought twice in front of capacity crowds in Latvia’s capital. The national hero won a unanimous points decision over…

Italian Muay Thai fighter Christian Daghio dies following final round KO during WBC title fight against Don Pareuang in Bangkok

Monday, November 5, 2018

This is the sickening moment legendary Muay Thai fighter Christian Daghio is floored for the second time with a knockout punch that put him in a coma he never came out of. The 49-year-old Italian got up groggy from a first knockdown and was put on the canvas seconds later by rival Don Pareuang. Daghio, who turned to boxing after spending much of his career as a Muay Thai fighter,…