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August 23, 2019
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Photos: Filip Hrgovic, Mario Heredia - Face To Face in Mexico

Photos: Filip Hrgovic, Mario Heredia - Face To Face in Mexico

Heavyweight sensation Filip Hrgovic (8-0 6 KOs) make a quick return to the ring following his explosive first round KO win over Greg Corbin.

August 23, 2019
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Bill Haisten: Trey Lippe Morrison is the star of the show – if he gets a dance partner

Bill Haisten: Trey Lippe Morrison is the star of the show – if he gets a dance partner

For the sold-out 6:30 pm “Rumble” show at the 1,000-seat Central Park Center, 80% of the patrons purchased tickets because of the involvement of Morrison

August 22, 2019
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WILD BANQUET Deontay Wilder goes for a facial before opening a restaurant in Batley, England

WILD BANQUET Deontay Wilder goes for a facial before opening a restaurant in Batley, England

Wilder was booked to open Mr T's newest restaurant in the West Yorkshire town of Batley on Thursday night.

August 22, 2019
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Tyson Fury: I Only Need One Hand To Beat Andy Ruiz!

Tyson Fury: I Only Need One Hand To Beat Andy Ruiz!

Unbeaten heavyweight Tyson Fury feels very confident in his ability dominated Andy Ruiz, who holds the IBF, WBA, WBO world titles.

August 22, 2019
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Daniel Dubois Storming Sky Sports Heavyweight Poll

Daniel Dubois Storming Sky Sports Heavyweight Poll

Dubois, who bids to land the vacant Commonwealth title when he takes on Ghana’s unbeaten Ebenezer Tetteh on September 27, is the popular choice

August 22, 2019
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Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia

Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch

August 22, 2019
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Usyk vs Fedosov on October 12th In Chicago

Usyk vs Fedosov on October 12th In Chicago

TASS has ran a report that confirms how Usyk will box his heavyweight debut on October 12th, in Chicago, against Russian contender Andrey Fedosov

August 22, 2019
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LEAN, MEAN DREAM George Foreman reveals dream to see Scotland win Rugby World Cup

LEAN, MEAN DREAM George Foreman reveals dream to see Scotland win Rugby World Cup

Former Champion George Foreman has revealed his bizarre bucket list hope - to see Scotland win the Rugby World Cup.

August 21, 2019
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Anthony Joshua hits back at critics

Anthony Joshua hits back at critics

Joshua plans to regain the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles that were lost to Andy Ruiz Jr in a rematch on December 7

August 21, 2019
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Jersey Joe Walcott, Camden’s Heavyweight Champ, 1st Black Sheriff, to be Cast in Bronze

Jersey Joe Walcott, Camden’s Heavyweight Champ, 1st Black Sheriff, to be Cast in Bronze

The monument will cost $185,000 to erect and install; the county government expects that will be offset by donations and a series of fundraisers

August 21, 2019
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Joseph Parker Ready To Start Camp For Return, Wants Chisora

Joseph Parker Ready To Start Camp For Return, Wants Chisora

Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is more than ready to begin his training camp for a potential fight with Derek Chisora.

August 20, 2019
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Manny Robles: Andy Ruiz not in great shape but we have enough time to get ready

Manny Robles: Andy Ruiz not in great shape but we have enough time to get ready

According to trainer Manny Robles, Unified Champion Andy Ruiz Jr. was supposed to kick off training camp on Monday for his expected rematch with Joshua

August 20, 2019
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Fury vs Wallin tickets selling fast says Bob Arum

Fury vs Wallin tickets selling fast says Bob Arum

Tickets are selling briskly for lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s next defense against Otto Wallin on September 14th, according to Bob Arum

August 20, 2019
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Kubrat Pulev: I will make Tyson Fury powerless

Kubrat Pulev: I will make Tyson Fury powerless

Tyson Fury recently suggested that Kubrat Pulev turned down a fight with him, leading to Fury instead facing Otto Wallin in his next fight on Sept. 14.

August 20, 2019
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Mike Tyson vs McNeeley smashing spectacle: 24 years ago today

Mike Tyson vs McNeeley smashing spectacle: 24 years ago today

Believe it or not, club fighter Peter McNeeley (then 36-1, 30 KO) would participate in one of the biggest fights in boxing history.

August 20, 2019
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Filip Hrgovic Promises Fireworks in Mexico

Filip Hrgovic Promises Fireworks in Mexico

Filip Hrgovic (8-0, 6 KOs) is promising excitement as he travels to Hermosillo, Mexico for a defence of his WBC International Heavyweight title

August 20, 2019
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Team Miller on Tyson Fury: Turn Down What? We Never Had Offer!

Team Miller on Tyson Fury: Turn Down What? We Never Had Offer!

The unbeaten Brooklyn-bred heavyweight heard his named dropped on the Aug. 17 ESPN boxing telecast, where England’s Fury (28-0-1, 20KOs) was on hand

August 20, 2019
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WBO Denies Dillian Whyte Appeal, Upholds Usyk Mandatory Ruling

WBO Denies Dillian Whyte Appeal, Upholds Usyk Mandatory Ruling

You can add the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to the list of sanctioning bodies not expected to grant Dillian Whyte a title shot anytime soon.

August 19, 2019
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Bob Arum: Andy Ruiz Has 'Stupid' Eddie Hearn By The Balls!

Bob Arum: Andy Ruiz Has 'Stupid' Eddie Hearn By The Balls!

Bob Arum has taken a swipe at his promotional rival, Eddie Hearn, with respect to the ongoing drama related to last week's London press conference

August 19, 2019
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Otto Wallin Confident, Plans To Check The Chin of Tyson Fury

Otto Wallin Confident, Plans To Check The Chin of Tyson Fury

Heavyweight contender Otto Wallin will be looking to chin check Tyson Fury when the two undefeated boxers collide on September 14th

August 19, 2019
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WBC: We suspended interim title, not Dillian Whyte

WBC: We suspended interim title, not Dillian Whyte

There hasn’t been much news recently on the status of Dillian Whyte since reports surfaced that he flunked a drug test

August 19, 2019
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Tyson Fury: We Offered Fight To Miller, Pulev, Povetkin, Bryan!

Tyson Fury: We Offered Fight To Miller, Pulev, Povetkin, Bryan!

Otto Wallin wasn’t Tyson Fury’s first choice of opponent for his September 14 showcase headliner in Las Vegas, Nevada.

August 17, 2019
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Niall Kennedy suffers first defeat of his career

Niall Kennedy suffers first defeat of his career

Kennedy suffered the first defeat of his career on Saturday night after coming up short against Devin Vargas at the MGM Springfield.

August 16, 2019
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Where Does the Heavyweight Division Stand Now?

Where Does the Heavyweight Division Stand Now?

Over the period, the sport of Boxing has changed a lot. It became hard to be a boxing fan after a certain point.

August 16, 2019
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Oleksandr Usyk to make hyped heavyweight debut on Oct. 12 in Chicago

Oleksandr Usyk to make hyped heavyweight debut on Oct. 12 in Chicago

OLEKSANDR USYK finally has a date in the diary to make his heavyweight debut... now he just needs an opponent.

August 16, 2019
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Former ’Boro gridiron star turns to boxing

Former ’Boro gridiron star turns to boxing

“With boxing, it’s all on you,” Mayes said. “You don’t have to worry about a teammate missing a tackle or a block"

August 15, 2019
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Frank Warren: Hearn Can Sue Andy Ruiz - But It Won't Be Easy

Frank Warren: Hearn Can Sue Andy Ruiz - But It Won't Be Easy

Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn held a press conference to officially announce that a rematch had been finalized for December 7th in Saudi Arabia.

August 15, 2019
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Top Ten Heavyweights Of All Time

Top Ten Heavyweights Of All Time

Ali has been ranked as the No1 by respected boxing site BoxRec - who have left fan favourite Mike Tyson out of the top ten.

August 15, 2019
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Tyson Fury's uncle Peter ignores lineal champion claims

Tyson Fury's uncle Peter ignores lineal champion claims

TYSON FURY has been snubbed by his uncle and former trainer Peter Fury, who said there is no standout fighter in the heavyweight division.

August 15, 2019
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Andy Ruiz: I Have Not Signed Anything Yet

Andy Ruiz: I Have Not Signed Anything Yet

Ruiz is disputing the recent statements made by Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn, who on Monday announced at a press conference that a deal had been signed

August 15, 2019
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Team Pulev To Appeal IBF Ruling As Ruiz Stalls On Joshua Rematch

Team Pulev To Appeal IBF Ruling As Ruiz Stalls On Joshua Rematch

The latest development in the planned rematch between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua has already caused a ripple effect.

August 15, 2019
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Lennox Lewis Called Clown By Anthony Joshua

Lennox Lewis Called Clown By Anthony Joshua

LENNOX LEWIS has hit straight back in his war of words with Anthony Joshua after being branded a "clown".

August 15, 2019
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Lennox Lewis' Manager Reacts To Joshua, Gives Him a Warning

Lennox Lewis' Manager Reacts To Joshua, Gives Him a Warning

Josh Dubin, the longtime manager of Hall of Famer and a former undisputed heavyweight champion, was offended by some of the statements that were made

August 14, 2019
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Tyson Fury claims he can’t get decision win with Wilder

Tyson Fury claims he can’t get decision win with Wilder

Tyson Fury may currently be slated to take on Otto Wallin on September 14, but he’s expected the be lined up for the Deontay Wilder rematch early next year

August 14, 2019
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Wilder-Ortiz Rematch Now Targeted For Nov. 23 In Las Vegas

Wilder-Ortiz Rematch Now Targeted For Nov. 23 In Las Vegas

A long-discussed rematch targeted for Nov. 9 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. is finally on the verge of becoming a reality.

August 14, 2019
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Hearn Warns Ruiz of Legal Battle if Rematch Terms Not Honored

Hearn Warns Ruiz of Legal Battle if Rematch Terms Not Honored

Eddie Hearn, promoter for Anthony Joshua, has fired back at the recent statements from Unified Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz.

August 14, 2019
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IBF orders Ruiz Jr.-Joshua II winner to face Kubrat Pulev by June 2020

IBF orders Ruiz Jr.-Joshua II winner to face Kubrat Pulev by June 2020

Pulev (27-1, 14 KO) has technically been the IBF mandatory for around two years now; he was all set to face Joshua in 2017 before pulling out

August 14, 2019
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Ukraine's Government Backs Away From Fight With Vitali Klitschko

Ukraine's Government Backs Away From Fight With Vitali Klitschko

Ukraine's government says it will not seek to take away part of Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko's executive powers, at least for now.

August 14, 2019
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Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be in U.S, NOT Saudi Arabia

Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be in U.S, NOT Saudi Arabia

He says he would have “no protection over there,” and that the rematch will be taking place in the United States instead.

August 13, 2019
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Hearn: If AJ Wins in Saudi Arabia, It Opens Up a Whole New World

Hearn: If AJ Wins in Saudi Arabia, It Opens Up a Whole New World

Ruiz v Joshua 2 will take place at on December 7 at Dirayah, about 15 miles from the centre of Riyadh, the Saudi capital.

August 13, 2019
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The Beatles vs. Cassius Clay

The Beatles vs. Cassius Clay

Although Beatlemania had taken hold in Britain the year before, America had looked on at the phenomenon from afar, somewhat bemused.

August 13, 2019
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Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: Confirmed for September 14 in Las Vages

Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: Confirmed for September 14 in Las Vages

Tyson Fury has been warned he "has everything to lose" by Sweden's Otto Wallin as the 14 September bout between the pair was confirmed.

August 12, 2019
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Tyson Fury: Boxing's lineal heavyweight champion?

Tyson Fury: Boxing's lineal heavyweight champion?

"A lineal champion retains his status until he loses to another man or formally announces his retirement."

August 12, 2019
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Joshua Not Cashing Out

Joshua Not Cashing Out

Eddie Hearn says the decision to stage Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia can "change boxing forever".

August 12, 2019
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Andy Ruiz's Trainer Voices Frustration Over Joshua Venue Reveal

Andy Ruiz's Trainer Voices Frustration Over Joshua Venue Reveal

The defending unified heavyweight titlist has yet to publicly comment on the recent news of his hotly anticipated rematch with England’s Joshua

August 12, 2019
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Letters from Team Rivas Lawyers Might Foretell Lawsuit

Letters from Team Rivas Lawyers Might Foretell Lawsuit

Boxing Scene has learned that Groupe Yvon Michel has retained counsel on behalf of Oscar Rivas to explore the possibility of a lawsuit against Matchroom

August 12, 2019
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Otto Wallin: Why the Swede is a serious threat to Tyson Fury

Otto Wallin: Why the Swede is a serious threat to Tyson Fury

Zach Levin, co-manager of Otto Wallin, tells us some important facts about the man who will meet Tyson Fury on September 14 in Las Vegas

August 12, 2019
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Riddick Bowe And His Nasty Side

Riddick Bowe And His Nasty Side

25 years ago this week (August 13) a heavyweight fight took place that is probably nothing more than a footnote in boxing history now.

August 11, 2019
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Five heavyweights Tyson Fury wanted to fight instead of Otto Wallin

Five heavyweights Tyson Fury wanted to fight instead of Otto Wallin

TYSON FURY and his management tried to fight five other heavyweights before settling on little-known Swedish southpaw Otto Wallin.

August 11, 2019
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Ebenezer Tetteh, Morris Okolla ready for Commonwealth heavyweight eliminator

Ebenezer Tetteh, Morris Okolla ready for Commonwealth heavyweight eliminator

Ebenezer Tetteh of Ghana (19-0, 16 KOs) and Morris Okolla of Kenya (11-3, 9 KOs) have set the stage for their Commonwealth heavyweight eliminator in Accra

August 11, 2019
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Kenzie Morrison: Rising heavyweight returns Aug 16

Kenzie Morrison: Rising heavyweight returns Aug 16

James McKenzie Morrison (15-0-2, 13 KO), son of famed 1990's heavyweight contender Tommy "The Duke" Morrison, returns next Friday night in Kansas.

August 11, 2019
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Clifford Etienne lands prison barber gig during 105-year sentence

Clifford Etienne lands prison barber gig during 105-year sentence

Former boxing star Clifford Etienne is passing time during his 105-year prison sentence by giving his prison mates fresh cuts ... TMZ Sports has learned.

August 11, 2019
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Daniel Dubois Warns: I'm Not Too Far Away From The Big Boys

Daniel Dubois Warns: I'm Not Too Far Away From The Big Boys

DANIEL DUBOIS is promising 'another devastating performance' when he takes to the ring at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Friday September 27

August 9, 2019
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Alexander Povetkin EXCLUSIVE: I accepted Hughie Fury immediately at one month's notice

Alexander Povetkin EXCLUSIVE: I accepted Hughie Fury immediately at one month's notice

Danny Flexen enjoys a brief chat with Alexander Povetkin, ahead of the Russian’s crossroads clash with Hughie Fury later this month

August 9, 2019
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Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz set for December in Saudi Arabia

Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz set for December in Saudi Arabia

Andy Ruiz Jr. will put his trio of belts on the line against the man he won the belts off of in Anthony Joshua on Dec. 7, in Saudi Arabia.

August 8, 2019
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Wilder: Ortiz Is Dangerous

Wilder: Ortiz Is Dangerous

The WBC heavyweight champion realizes, though, that this is far from the easiest path toward another rematch with Tyson Fury

August 8, 2019
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Joshua Never Considered A 'Warmup Fight' Before Ruiz Rematch

Joshua Never Considered A 'Warmup Fight' Before Ruiz Rematch

The former heavyweight champion has heard all of the rationale for why he should take an interim bout before fighting Andy Ruiz Jr. again.

August 8, 2019
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Niall Kennedy seals big scrap with US Olympian

Niall Kennedy seals big scrap with US Olympian

“I’m excited to be fighting at MGM Springfield,” said the man known affectionately as ‘Basil’. “It’s my first time in that area"

August 8, 2019
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The fighter who keeps on fighting

The fighter who keeps on fighting

Literally no punch can harm him but for 54 year old Oliver McCall 58-14 (37) his biggest fight is with himself.

August 7, 2019
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Alexander: Chris Arreola may not have won a title, but he was never dull

Alexander: Chris Arreola may not have won a title, but he was never dull

Depending on a potential retirement decision, boxing may be about to bid Chris Arreola goodbye. Or, at least, so long for now.

August 7, 2019
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‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali: A legacy like no other

‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali: A legacy like no other

The question has been raised on many occasions as Muhammad Ali continues to be recognized as the ‘Greatest of all Times’ by the sport of boxing

August 7, 2019
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Kownacki-Arreola FOX Telecast Peaked At 1,769,000 Viewers

Kownacki-Arreola FOX Telecast Peaked At 1,769,000 Viewers

The Adam Kownacki-Chris Arreola heavyweight fight was the most-watched sporting event Saturday on American television.

August 7, 2019
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Otto Wallin: Fury Is No. 1 Right Now

Otto Wallin: Fury Is No. 1 Right Now

Fury might not own a recognized title, but Otto Wallin still considers the unbeaten Brit the sport’s best fighter in their division.

August 7, 2019
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Mike Tyson: Ruiz Beat Joshua Once, He Can Beat Him Again

Mike Tyson: Ruiz Beat Joshua Once, He Can Beat Him Again

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson feels Andy Ruiz is more than capable of repeating his big upset performance from back in June.

August 6, 2019
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Saudi Arabia said to be in frame to host Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch

Saudi Arabia said to be in frame to host Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch

Saudi Arabia emerges as a contender to host a rematch of the Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr heavyweight championship clash

August 6, 2019
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Manager: Kownacki Will Walk Through Wilder's Right Hand, KO Him

Manager: Kownacki Will Walk Through Wilder's Right Hand, KO Him

“He’ll take the right hand [from Wilder], he’ll walk through him and he’s gonna knock him out,” Connolly said

August 6, 2019
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Juiseppe Cusumano has WBC USNBC title in his sights

Juiseppe Cusumano has WBC USNBC title in his sights

Juiseppe Cusumano feels as close as he ever has to reaching that magic moment in the sport of boxing most fighters can only dream of

August 6, 2019
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Joshua: I need to get 'passion back'

Joshua: I need to get 'passion back'

Anthony Joshua has said that he needs to rediscover his "passion" for boxing, amid growing rumours of a rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr.

August 5, 2019
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Jarrell Miller seeking new promoter ahead of October return

Jarrell Miller seeking new promoter ahead of October return

Heavyweight Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller 23-0-1 (20) has revealed he is looking for a new promoter ahead of a proposed October ring return.

August 5, 2019
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The entire 'Rocky' story finally explained

The entire 'Rocky' story finally explained

In the pantheon of inspirational sports movies, it's no secret that the Rocky franchise stands head-and-shoulders above the rest.

August 5, 2019
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Gary Cornish: 'I love boxing, but I've moved on'

Gary Cornish: 'I love boxing, but I've moved on'

Former Anthony Joshua foe Gary Cornish talks to Oliver Fennell about his enforced retirement and what's to come

August 5, 2019
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Daniel Dubois to fight unbeaten Ebenezer Tetteh for the Commonwealth Title

Daniel Dubois to fight unbeaten Ebenezer Tetteh for the Commonwealth Title

Daniel Dubois continues his sharp ascent towards a world heavyweight title shot by fighting to add the Commonwealth title to his British crown next month.

August 4, 2019
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Deontay Wilder labels Otto Wallin a 'graveyard worker’

Deontay Wilder labels Otto Wallin a 'graveyard worker’

Deontay Wilder has voiced his displeasure with Tyson Fury’s upcoming opponent Otto Wallin and wants to see higher calibre opponents face his British rival.

August 3, 2019
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Adam Kownacki Decisions Chris Arreola in Twelve Round Brawl

Adam Kownacki Decisions Chris Arreola in Twelve Round Brawl

Heavyweight Adam “Babyface” Kownacki (20-0, 15 KOs) won an entertaining twelve round brawl against former title challenger Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola

August 3, 2019
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Joseph Parker versus Dereck Chisora on tap for October 26

Joseph Parker versus Dereck Chisora on tap for October 26

Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker 26-2 (20) looks set to face Dereck Chisora 31-9 (22) in the UK on October 26.

August 3, 2019
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Andy Ruiz Jr refuses to face Anthony Joshua in the UK

Andy Ruiz Jr refuses to face Anthony Joshua in the UK

Unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he will not rematch Anthony Joshua in the UK. Ruiz Jr scored a shock win over Joshua on June 1

August 3, 2019
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Kyiv's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is increasingly in the crosshairs of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Kyiv's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is increasingly in the crosshairs of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

As a former boxing world heavyweight champion, Vitali Klitschko knows how to roll with the punches and stand up to powerful adversaries.

August 3, 2019
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Adam Kownacki will get breakout moment he craves

Adam Kownacki will get breakout moment he craves

“One of my dreams as an amateur was to fight in the main event in Brooklyn, and now it’s come true,” Kownacki said this week.

August 2, 2019
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Martin Bakole blasts out Ytalo Perea in the first round

Martin Bakole blasts out Ytalo Perea in the first round

The Congolese fighter has recently linked up with promoter Eddie Hearn and made a big impact on his Matchroom Boxing debut

August 2, 2019
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Tyson Fury to face Otto Wallin

Tyson Fury to face Otto Wallin

Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin have come to terms to meet on Sept. 14, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN on Friday.

August 2, 2019
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Gerrie Coetzee's heroics stand test of time

Gerrie Coetzee's heroics stand test of time

This year marks 36 years since Gerrie the "Boksburg Bomber" Coetzee won the WBA Heavyweight title with a 10th-round knockout of champion Michael Dokes

August 1, 2019
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Dillian Whyte, Oscar Rivas passed final pre- and post-fight VADA tests

Dillian Whyte, Oscar Rivas passed final pre- and post-fight VADA tests

According to Dan Rafael in the article above, the sample UK Anti-Doping tested was taken on June 17th.

August 1, 2019
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Kownacki Regrets Conditioning Kept Him From Taking Joshua Fight

Kownacki Regrets Conditioning Kept Him From Taking Joshua Fight

Luis Ortiz isn’t the only heavyweight wondering what would’ve happened had he accepted an opportunity to Anthony Joshua on short notice.

July 31, 2019
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EXCLUSIVE: David Price talks possible Joe Joyce or Daniel Dubois fights

EXCLUSIVE: David Price talks possible Joe Joyce or Daniel Dubois fights

Liverpool heavyweight David Price is firmly back at the top of the domestic mix and is naturally being linked with some huge all-British battles.

July 31, 2019
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Deontay Wilder fires Tyson Fury warning

Deontay Wilder fires Tyson Fury warning

Wilder also claimed Fury’s family do not want the pair to go toe-to-toe again for fear of serious injury.

July 31, 2019
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A BOUT TO GET WORSE Hearn admits Dillian Whyte’s career is in ‘tatters’

A BOUT TO GET WORSE Hearn admits Dillian Whyte’s career is in ‘tatters’

Strict confidentiality clauses in the contract between the British Boxing Board of Control and UK Anti-Doping mean he cannot publicly defend himself.

July 31, 2019
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Kownacki: It's A Big Deal To Be The Headliner At Barclays

Kownacki: It's A Big Deal To Be The Headliner At Barclays

For as long as he’s served as a reliable ticket seller, Adam Kownacki has never enjoyed the honor of being the star of the show.

July 31, 2019
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Chris Arreola looking to make Kownacki work

Chris Arreola looking to make Kownacki work

Brooklyn’s proud adopted son Adam Kownacki is looking to move deeper into the heavyweight mix as he takes on the seasoned Chris Arreola

July 31, 2019
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Hughie Fury: Povetkin is Dangerous, But I'm Confident of Winning

Hughie Fury: Povetkin is Dangerous, But I'm Confident of Winning

Less than a week after signing with Matchroom Boxing, heavyweight hopeful Hughie Fury already has his first assignment—and a big one, to boot.

July 30, 2019
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WBC 'suspend' Dillian Whyte's status as mandatory challenger

WBC 'suspend' Dillian Whyte's status as mandatory challenger

Dillian Whyte has been provisionally suspended as the mandatory challenger for the WBC world heavyweight title, pending a hearing.

July 30, 2019
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Lennox Lewis Opens Up on The PBC Podcast

Lennox Lewis Opens Up on The PBC Podcast

The heavyweight legend breaks down the state of boxing today, working as a FOX Sports analyst, and recalls memories from his storied career.

July 30, 2019
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Ruiz Aims To Be in Better Shape For Joshua Rematch

Ruiz Aims To Be in Better Shape For Joshua Rematch

Ruiz is not exactly focused on the aspect of losing weight, but he wants to be more tone and less flabby for the contest.

July 30, 2019
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Wilder claims Tyson Fury’s family don’t want rematch

Wilder claims Tyson Fury’s family don’t want rematch

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder stopped by talkSPORT HQ on Friday and had plenty to say on all things boxing.

July 30, 2019
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Mike Tyson’s Losses And How They Affect His Legacy

Mike Tyson’s Losses And How They Affect His Legacy

On this day in 2004, former two-time heavyweight king Mike Tyson was an ageing, past his best former superstar, fighting only for money

July 30, 2019
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Usyk is Very Eager To Face The Joshua vs. Ruiz Rematch Winner

Usyk is Very Eager To Face The Joshua vs. Ruiz Rematch Winner

Former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will be keeping both eyes on the year-end rematch between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua.

July 30, 2019
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When Dereck Chisora will fight Joseph Parker revealed by manager David Haye

When Dereck Chisora will fight Joseph Parker revealed by manager David Haye

Dereck Chisora could be facing Parker as early as October, and both fighters are keen to make the bout happen, said David Haye.

July 29, 2019
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The Dillian Whyte mystery: What is an NADP hearing and how does it work?

The Dillian Whyte mystery: What is an NADP hearing and how does it work?

Whyte issued a very brief statement on social media as both he and promoter Eddie Hearn alluded to legal reasons why they could not elaborate at this time.

July 29, 2019
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Joshua will be ‘frozen out’ if he loses to Andy Ruiz Jr again

Joshua will be ‘frozen out’ if he loses to Andy Ruiz Jr again

Anthony Joshua looks set to face Andy Ruiz Jr at the close of 2019 in a bid to recapture his IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO heavyweight titles.

July 29, 2019
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Dave Allen plans on fighting again, after medical checkup

Dave Allen plans on fighting again, after medical checkup

Dave Allen says he’s going to continue his career following a disappointing loss to heavyweight David Price earlier this month on July 20.