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Alex Leapai Breaks Retirement, Plans Ring Return

Back in February, heavyweight Alex Leapai of Australia announced his retirement after being told he risked blindness if he continued to fight. ...Read More

Alex Leapai Announces His Retirement From Boxing

Told he risked blindness if he continued to fight, Australian heavyweight boxer Alex Leapai has announced his retirement. Best known for his 2014 fight against Wladimir Klitschko, Leapai was humble...Read More

Leapai: If De Mori Let's Hands Go, Has Good Chance To Stun Haye

Former world title challenger Alex Leapai had his pro debut against a 5-0 Mark De Mori in 2004 and they went to a six round majority draw. De Mori (30-1-2, 26KOs) has gone unbeaten for nearly ten y...Read More

Drozd Stops Janik In Nine; Chakhkiev Knocks Out Wright

Light heavyweight prospect Dmitry Bivol (now 3-0, 3 KOs) continued to impress with the 4th round stoppage of well-traveled journeyman Joey Vegas (17-11-2, 10 KOs). Vegas, imitating Floyd Mayweathe...Read More

Weights From Moscow: Povetkin 232.4, Perez 240.5

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC h...Read More

ESPN3 To Air Povetkin vs. Perez Plus Undercard

Stateside fight fans won’t have to stress over finding grainy (and illegal) streams to catch the loaded fight card in Moscow. ESPN plans to air the card—topped by Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez in ...Read More

Photos: Povetkin, Perez Go Face To Face in Moscow

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC ...Read More

Alex Leapai Hopes Charr Victory Leads To Title Shot

Most of a historic world title fight with Wladimir Klitschko was a blur for Australian heavyweight boxer Alex Leapai. The brutal barrage from the Ukrainian colossus did not help matters but Leapai ...Read More

Povetkin-Perez: Solid Undercard Announced For 5/22

Following a previously announced doubleheader, the full card being presented by “World of Boxing” on May 22 in Moscow, Russia, has been announced in a series of statements and articles; both sent over...Read More

Malik Scott Cruises Past Alex Leapai To Revive Career

Malik Scott revived his career—and restored his credibility—with a dominant 10 round points win over Alex Leapai in their heavyweight clash Friday evening in New Zealand. Scores were 100-90, 98-92 ...Read More

Photos: Malik Scott Dominates Alex Leapai Over Ten

ALEX Leapai’s comeback from his world heavyweight boxing title defeat by Wladimir Klitschko ended in disappointment Friday night as he was outpointed by Malik Scott over ten rounds. Leapai (now 30-...Read More

Alex Leapai: I Can't Wait To Rip Malik Scott's Head Off!

At last, Alex Leapai gets a chance to exorcise the demons of his humbling loss to all-conquering world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko. To do that he must silence cigar smoking, Denn...Read More

Leapai Vows KO of Malik Scott, Says Career at Stake

For his career's sake, Australian heavyweight Alex Leapai will need to beat American opponent Malik Scott to the punch the next time they meet - just as he did at today's press conference. Ahead of...Read More

Photos: Alex Leapai, Malik Scott Go Face To Face

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Alex Leapai (30-5-3, 24KOs) of Australia and Malik Scott (36-2-1, 13KOs) of the USA face off before a press conference to promote their October 24th bout at the Brisbane Entertai...Read More

Alex Leapai-Malik Scott Crossroads Showdown is Set

Alex Leapai's life story has been all about second chances, now the Australian boxer is plotting his route to a second shot at the heavyweight world title. The 34-year-old father of six from Logan ...Read More

Klitschko Retains…Now What?: Post Report Card

Every long reigning champion has their gimme’ or two. Bernard Hopkins had Morrade Hakkar. Larry Holmes had Marvis Frazier. Wladimir Klitschko had Alex Leapai. As expected, it sucked. Also as ...Read More

Alex Leapai: I Will Be Back Bigger, Badder, Stronger

Australian boxer Alex Leapai returned home to a warm welcome in Brisbane on Tuesday morning determined he will get another chance to fight for a world title. Leapai was the first Australian to figh...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Outlanded Leapai With 147 to 10 Ratio

Mismatch of epic proportions. WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko outlanded Alex Leapai, who weighed a career high 248 lbs, 147-10. Klitschko landed nearly as many jabs (67) as t...Read More

Photos: Wladimir Klitschko Drills Overmatched Leapai

Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany - IBO/WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (62-3, 52KOs) battered overmatched WBO mandatory challenger Alex Leapai (30-5-...Read More

Team Leapai Confident Alex Will Be in High Demand

Wladimir Klitschko rained punches on an outclassed Alex Leapai then showered him with praise after shattering the Australian's world heavyweight title dream. The fight was every bit as one-sided as...Read More