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August 2, 2021
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Michael Hunter: Hearn, Sauerland Talked Triller Out Of Hrgovic Purse Bid

Michael Hunter: Hearn, Sauerland Talked Triller Out Of Hrgovic Purse Bid

The heavyweight contender was criticized in the spring for turning down an IBF heavyweight eliminator against highly regarded Croatian Filip Hrgovic

August 2, 2021
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Teofilo Stevenson: The Man Who Turned Down Muhammad Ali

Teofilo Stevenson: The Man Who Turned Down Muhammad Ali

Stevenson, took the heavyweight gold medals at the Munich, Montreal and Moscow Olympic Games in 1972, 1976 and 1980

August 2, 2021
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Tokyo Olympics - 'Wife told me not to fight': Satish Kumar on fighting with 13 stitches

Tokyo Olympics - 'Wife told me not to fight': Satish Kumar on fighting with 13 stitches

"My wife had told me not to fight. My father also said that it is too much to watch me fight like this"

August 2, 2021
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Daniel Dubois to make American Debut

Daniel Dubois to make American Debut

The hard-hitting knockout artist will face American Joe Cusumano in a defence of his Interim WBA Heavyweight belt

August 2, 2021
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It’s Michael Hunter Fight Week!

It’s Michael Hunter Fight Week!

We know who Hunter is, but what about his challenger Mike Wilson? Hunter explained to Lukie Boxing back in June that this is a grudge match

August 1, 2021
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Frazer Clarke gets medal shot as opponent stages protest

Frazer Clarke gets medal shot as opponent stages protest

Afterwards Aliev spoke of his fury at the “disgraceful” decision, which he described as a betrayal of the Olympics.

August 1, 2021
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Satish Kumar goes down fighting vs Bakhodir Jalolov

Satish Kumar goes down fighting vs Bakhodir Jalolov

IIndian boxing fans suffered a heartbreak early on Sunday as Satish Kumar went down fighting in the super heavyweight quarterfinal

July 31, 2021
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Jonnie Rice Upsets Michael Coffie, Stops Him In Fifth

Jonnie Rice Upsets Michael Coffie, Stops Him In Fifth

Rice (14-6-1, 10 KOs), a 34-year-old Los Angeles native, recorded what was obviously the biggest win of his career in this nationally televised fight.

July 30, 2021
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Current Olympic Champion Set For Undefeated Clash

Current Olympic Champion Set For Undefeated Clash

Tony Yoka will aim to extend his undefeated run at Roland Garros Arena against Petar Milas. Both are undefeated so far in their respective careers

July 29, 2021
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Camille Estephan: Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will avoid Arslanbek Makhmudov

Camille Estephan: Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will avoid Arslanbek Makhmudov

Promoter Camille Estephan says Arslanbek Makhmudov has a punch that "could make Wembley Stadium tremble"

July 29, 2021
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Great Britain's Frazer Clarke Reaches Olympic Quarterfinals

Great Britain's Frazer Clarke Reaches Olympic Quarterfinals

The British super-heavyweight made the perfect start to his Tokyo 2020 campaign with a 4-1 points victory

July 29, 2021
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India's Satish Kumar Sails Into Olympic Boxing Quarterfinals

India's Satish Kumar Sails Into Olympic Boxing Quarterfinals

Indian boxer Satish Kumar (+91kg) eased into the quarterfinals of his debut Olympic Games, defeating Jamaica's Ricardo Brown

July 28, 2021
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Bakhodir Jalolov Storms Into Super Heavyweight Quarterfinals

Bakhodir Jalolov Storms Into Super Heavyweight Quarterfinals

The hulking 6'7" southpaw from Uzbekistan charged into the quarterfinal round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

July 27, 2021
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JD Chapman Continues His Comeback on July 31 in Fort Smith

JD Chapman Continues His Comeback on July 31 in Fort Smith

Fort Smith, Arkansas - Heavyweight contender JD “The Natural” Chapman (30-0, 26 KO’s) continues his surprise comeback on July 31, 2021

July 27, 2021
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Gerald Washington forced to withdraw from Michael Coffie bout

Gerald Washington forced to withdraw from Michael Coffie bout

Rising Unbeaten Heavyweight Michael Coffie To Face Jonathan Rice in FOX PBC Fight Night Main Event This Saturday, July 31

July 26, 2021
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Split-T Management Signs Amateur Heavyweight Star Devon Young

Split-T Management Signs Amateur Heavyweight Star Devon Young

The 22 year-old Young is from Aiken, South Carolina, and compiled an impressive 42-12 mark as an amateur.

July 25, 2021
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'I belong on the podium': David Nyika targets historic heavyweight gold at Tokyo Olympics

'I belong on the podium': David Nyika targets historic heavyweight gold at Tokyo Olympics

Ranked fourth in the 81-91kg heavyweight division, the 25-year-old is New Zealand's best prospect for an Olympic boxing medal since David Tua

July 24, 2021
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Joe Joyce Fights Through Early Fire, Stops Carlos Takam in Sixth

Joe Joyce Fights Through Early Fire, Stops Carlos Takam in Sixth

In heavyweight clash, Olympic silver medal winner Joe Joyce (13-0, 12 KOs) took a step close to a world title shot with a sixth round stoppage

July 24, 2021
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Arslanbek Makhmudov Demolishes Pavel Sour in One Round

Arslanbek Makhmudov Demolishes Pavel Sour in One Round

After a few good exchanges between the two pugilists, Makhmudov ended the fight in less than one round

July 24, 2021
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Kownacki: Postponement Of Helenius Rematch Sucks; Can't Wait For Nightmare To Be Over

Kownacki: Postponement Of Helenius Rematch Sucks; Can't Wait For Nightmare To Be Over

Kownacki was dropped twice in the fourth round of their March 2020 bout and lost by technical knockout

July 23, 2021
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Heavyweight Preview

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Heavyweight Preview

A Full Review Of The Heavyweight Contenders At This Years Olympic Games In Tokyo, Japan by Sugar Cain

July 22, 2021
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Richard Torrez is the USA's super-heavyweight at Tokyo 2020

Richard Torrez is the USA's super-heavyweight at Tokyo 2020

At the 2016 Olympics, the United States did not name a single boxer in the light-heavyweight, heavyweight or super-heavyweight divisions.

July 22, 2021
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Gassiev stops Wallisch in four

Gassiev stops Wallisch in four

Former Cruiserweight World Champion “Iron” Murat Gassiev (28-1, 21 KOs), now competing at Heavyweight, scored a fourth round TKO over Michael Wallisch

July 21, 2021
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Michael Coffie Aims To Make a Big Statement With Gerald Washington

Michael Coffie Aims To Make a Big Statement With Gerald Washington

“I’m looking to make a big statement,” said Coffie. “I want people to look at this fight and see my calmness."

July 21, 2021
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Photos: Murat Gassiev, Michael Wallisch - Face To Face at Final Presser

Photos: Murat Gassiev, Michael Wallisch - Face To Face at Final Presser

Initially Gassiev expected to face veteran Kevin Johnson, and a switch was then made to Erkan Teper, who also withdrew from the bout due to travel issues.

July 20, 2021
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'This Is Takam Time' - Frenchman Fires Warning

'This Is Takam Time' - Frenchman Fires Warning

Takam, an LA-based, French-Cameroonian, is a two-time world title challenger with nearly four times as many fights as Joyce under his professional belt.

July 20, 2021
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Joe Joyce out to prove He's Number One

Joe Joyce out to prove He's Number One

JOE JOYCE HAS identified the ideal venue to stage his world title tilt, should he be successful in seeing off the challenge of Carlos Takam

July 20, 2021
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Joshua Meets Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sep 25

Joshua Meets Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sep 25

Anthony Joshua puts World Titles on the line against former Undisputed Cruiserweight King Oleksandr Usyk

July 20, 2021
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Frazer Clarke is Britain's Super-Heavyweight Olympic Hope

Frazer Clarke is Britain's Super-Heavyweight Olympic Hope

Frazer Clarke has spent the past 12 years on the outside, looking in. Always hopeful, occasionally desperate, his willpower never compromised.

July 19, 2021
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Jermaine Franklin is frontrunner to be next Dillian Whyte opponent

Jermaine Franklin is frontrunner to be next Dillian Whyte opponent

Michigan's Jermaine Franklin (unbeaten with 13 knockouts in 20 wins) is in pole position to fight Whyte but other options are on the table

July 19, 2021
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How Great Was Vitali Klitschko?

How Great Was Vitali Klitschko?

Klitschko’s longevity earns Vitali points as far as his greatness, as does the fact that he had an absolutely granite chin

July 15, 2021
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George Foreman Stands By Principles and Beliefs

George Foreman Stands By Principles and Beliefs

July 4th recently proved to be a big one. One of the biggest American Independence day celebrations in some time. God bless America flooded the World

July 15, 2021
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Hughie Fury Struggling To Secure Top Opponents, Says Father/Trainer

Hughie Fury Struggling To Secure Top Opponents, Says Father/Trainer

Peter Fury, father and trainer of heavyweight contender Hughie Fury, explains that none of the highly ranked contenders are interested in facing his son.

July 15, 2021
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Heavyweight KO Machine Returns Aug 7th

Heavyweight KO Machine Returns Aug 7th

Internet footage shows Atana fighting off eight thugs while working on the door of a nightclub in Romania.

July 15, 2021
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Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder trilogy fight rescheduled for Oct. 9

Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder trilogy fight rescheduled for Oct. 9

The trilogy fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder has been rescheduled for Oct. 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

July 11, 2021
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Ivan Dychko Returns To Action With 60-Sec KO Over Denis Bakhtov

Ivan Dychko Returns To Action With 60-Sec KO Over Denis Bakhtov

The 30 year old southpaw who stands an impressive and intimidating 6’9,” returned to action last night

July 11, 2021
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Raphael Akpejiori adds another ruthless knockout win to his record

Raphael Akpejiori adds another ruthless knockout win to his record

"My goal is to have the heavyweight belts in my hand. Once I've accomplished that, everything else will fall in place,"

July 9, 2021
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Tokyo Olympics: Indian Heavyweight Satish Kumar

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Heavyweight Satish Kumar

Indian boxer Satish Kumar etched his name in history by becoming the first pugilist from the country to qualify in Olympic Games at super heavyweight

July 9, 2021
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Fury-Wilder III to be postponed

Fury-Wilder III to be postponed

Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) and Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs) were scheduled to meet on July 24 at T-Mobile Arena to complete their series of entertaining fights.

July 9, 2021
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Joe Joyce vs. Carlos Takam

Joe Joyce vs. Carlos Takam

No, Joyce Vs. Takam is not in any way a mega fight, and most fans see it as a definite win for “Juggernaut” Joyce.

July 7, 2021
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Filip Hrgovic: The Most Avoided Heavyweight In The World Today?

Filip Hrgovic: The Most Avoided Heavyweight In The World Today?

Speaking with Boxing Social, Hearn said that of the 15 top-ranked fighters in the IBF heavyweight rankings, not one has been willing to take the fight.

July 6, 2021
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Murat Gassiev vs. Michael Wallisch Set For July 22, Teper is Out

Murat Gassiev vs. Michael Wallisch Set For July 22, Teper is Out

In his last fight, which took place in October of last year, the 27-year-old fighter made his heavyweight debut and knocked out Nuri Seferi in the first

July 5, 2021
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Jess Willard: "$100,000 and a farm in Kansas"

Jess Willard: "$100,000 and a farm in Kansas"

Through blood-soaked tears they were mumbled metronomically as he sat slumped on his stool at the end of the 3rd round.

July 4, 2021
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Mairis Briedis, IBF Cruiserweight Champion, Announces Move To Heavyweight

Mairis Briedis, IBF Cruiserweight Champion, Announces Move To Heavyweight

“Hey guys, I’m coming to heavyweight,” Briedis said during a workout session before unleashing a barrage of punches on the heavy bag.

July 4, 2021
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Tony Yoka vs Petar Milas on September 10 in Paris

Tony Yoka vs Petar Milas on September 10 in Paris

French heavyweight Tony Yoka (10-0) takes on Croatian Petar Milas (15-0) at the Roland Garros Tennis Stadium in Paris, with the date of September 10.

July 3, 2021
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100 Years Ago: Dempsey vs. Carpentier – The First Million Dollar Gate

100 Years Ago: Dempsey vs. Carpentier – The First Million Dollar Gate

t was the very first million-dollar gate. It was the historic Jack Dempsey-Georges Carpentier fight: July 2, 1921.

June 30, 2021
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Arslanbek Makhmudov-Pavel Sour Heavyweight Clash Set For July 23 in Mexico

Arslanbek Makhmudov-Pavel Sour Heavyweight Clash Set For July 23 in Mexico

“It is essential for us to have Arslanbek box as often as possible so that we can position him for a world title bout,” said Camille Estephan

June 30, 2021
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Efe Ajagba-Frank Sanchez to Co-Main Wilder-Fury III

Efe Ajagba-Frank Sanchez to Co-Main Wilder-Fury III

In the 10-round co-main event, 2016 Nigerian Olympian “The One and Only” Efe Ajagba will take on fellow unbeaten Frank “The Cuban Flash” Sánchez.

June 29, 2021
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Robert Helenius Expects 'Repeat Performance' Against Adam Kownacki

Robert Helenius Expects 'Repeat Performance' Against Adam Kownacki

Heavyweight contender Robert Helenius (30-3, 19 KOs) pulled off a shocker in March of 2020, when at Barclays Center he knocked out Adam Kownacki in the 4th

June 28, 2021
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Rising Heavyweight Star George Fox Signs With Queensberry

Rising Heavyweight Star George Fox Signs With Queensberry

RISING HEAVYWEIGHT STAR George Fox has signed a promotional agreement with Frank Warren to fight under the Queensberry banner.

June 28, 2021
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Dillian Whyte receives new challenge from 'Prince' Charles Martin

Dillian Whyte receives new challenge from 'Prince' Charles Martin

'Prince' Charles Martin is willing to discuss a heavyweight showdown with Dillian Whyte who is planning a fight in America

June 27, 2021
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Hughie Fury Added To Joshua Vs. Usyk Undercard On Sept.25th

Hughie Fury Added To Joshua Vs. Usyk Undercard On Sept.25th

There’s no word on who Hughie will be fighting on that date, but it’s likely to be another domestic or European-level fighter

June 27, 2021
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Eddie Hearn: Joshua vs Usyk will happen Sep. 25

Eddie Hearn: Joshua vs Usyk will happen Sep. 25

In an Instagram Live session on Friday, promoter Eddie Hearn said an official announcement should come soon, and that the fight will be happening Sep. 25.

June 26, 2021
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Guido Vianello Stops Marlon Williams in 2nd

Guido Vianello Stops Marlon Williams in 2nd

Williams (6-2, 3KOs) was dropped three times in the opening round and still in bad enough shape for referee Michael Ortega to stop the contest

June 25, 2021
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Dillian Whyte vs. Jermaine Franklin in Play For United States Clash

Dillian Whyte vs. Jermaine Franklin in Play For United States Clash

Dillian Whyte, who holds the WBC's 'interim' title, may potentially face undefeated Jermaine Franklin in a fight that would take place in the United States

June 24, 2021
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Demsey McKean could be one fight away from AJ title shot

Demsey McKean could be one fight away from AJ title shot

Sky Sports reports that ‘The Tower of Terror’ McKean is in talks to fight against Filip Hrgovic in an IBF final eliminator fight in August.

June 23, 2021
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Wilder Views Usyk as Threat, Dangerous Fight For Anthony Joshua

Wilder Views Usyk as Threat, Dangerous Fight For Anthony Joshua

Former world champion Deontay Wilder views Oleksandr Usyk as a dangerous opponent for Anthony Joshua.

June 23, 2021
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Brian London - known as the Blackpool Rock - dies aged 87

Brian London - known as the Blackpool Rock - dies aged 87

He was the British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion from 1958 to 1959 and famously battled Muhammad Ali in 1966.

June 23, 2021
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Huni out of Olympics after injuring hand against Paul Gallen

Huni out of Olympics after injuring hand against Paul Gallen

Heavyweight gold medal hope Justis Huni will miss the Tokyo Olympics after injuring his hand in last week’s win over Paul Gallen.

June 22, 2021
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Michael Coffie vs. Gerald Washington - July 31, PBC on Fox

Michael Coffie vs. Gerald Washington - July 31, PBC on Fox

Michael Polite Coffie has landed one of the names on his wish list as he prepares for his biggest fight to date.

June 21, 2021
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Joshua on Wilder: He's Not Elite Level, I'm Not One of The Tomato Cans He's Knocked Out

Joshua on Wilder: He's Not Elite Level, I'm Not One of The Tomato Cans He's Knocked Out

In a recent interview, Wilder promised to regain the WBC title from Tyson Fury on July 24 - and then blast out Joshua in dramatic fashion.

June 19, 2021
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Andy Ruiz Jr Names Luis Ortiz And Dillian Whyte As Potential Opponents

Andy Ruiz Jr Names Luis Ortiz And Dillian Whyte As Potential Opponents

The former IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Ruiz (34-2, 22 KOs) recently got back to his winning ways with a 12 round unanimous decision over Chris Arreola

June 19, 2021
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This Week in History, 1936-38: Joe Louis and Max Schmeling square off in two epic battles

This Week in History, 1936-38: Joe Louis and Max Schmeling square off in two epic battles

Joe Louis wasn’t the heavyweight champion of the world when he fought Max Schmeling on June 19, 1936.

June 18, 2021
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1973: Earnie Shavers Destroys Jimmy Ellis With An Uppercut From Hell

1973: Earnie Shavers Destroys Jimmy Ellis With An Uppercut From Hell

The two men, both going in different directions in their careers, met at Madison Square Garden in New York, and fans witnessed a short, explosive affair.

June 18, 2021
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Dillian Whyte slams ‘pathetic, fraud clown’ Deontay Wilder

Dillian Whyte slams ‘pathetic, fraud clown’ Deontay Wilder

DILLIAN WHTYE has branded Deontay Wilder as 'pathetic' and a 'fraud' after the Bronze Bomber hit out at the British heavyweight.

June 18, 2021
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Hunter: I Don't Think Joshua Beats Usyk Unless He Knocks Him Out

Hunter: I Don't Think Joshua Beats Usyk Unless He Knocks Him Out

Heavyweight contender Michael Hunter is giving Oleksandr Usyk a very good shot at pulling off the upset on September 25

June 17, 2021
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Joe Joyce to face Carlos Takam on July 24th

Joe Joyce to face Carlos Takam on July 24th

Joe Joyce said: “I only want competitive fights but everyone wants to avoid me. Carlos Takam didn’t even want to spar me in Las Vegas"

June 16, 2021
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Paul Gallen vs Justis Huni: Gallen brave but outclassed

Paul Gallen vs Justis Huni: Gallen brave but outclassed

Huni was too fast and too strong for Gallen. No shame in that. Huni is a superstar on the rise and Gallen has given him a new audience

June 15, 2021
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Chapter III: Undefeated Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury Meets Former Champion Deontay Wilder

Chapter III: Undefeated Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury Meets Former Champion Deontay Wilder

Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs), from Manchester, England, has held the lineal heavyweight crown since dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015.

June 14, 2021
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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III: Los Angeles Press Conference

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III: Los Angeles Press Conference

WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury and former Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder will go face-to-face at a Los Angeles press conference on Tuesday,

June 13, 2021
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Alexander Povetkin retires from boxing

Alexander Povetkin retires from boxing

Alexander Povetkin retires from boxing at age 41 following defeats to Dillian Whyte, Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko

June 12, 2021
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Justis Huni takes big risk against Paul Gallen a month out from the Olympics

Justis Huni takes big risk against Paul Gallen a month out from the Olympics

The challenge for Huni is not only to get the win, but to come through the bout unscathed ahead of his bid for gold

June 12, 2021
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Alen Babic Makes Quick Work Of Chambers

Alen Babic Makes Quick Work Of Chambers

Heavyweight Alen Babic was in action Saturday in Newcastle and it was fun for as long as it lasted as he blasted out Damian Chambers

June 11, 2021
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Andrey Fedosov Ready for Heavyweight Elite

Andrey Fedosov Ready for Heavyweight Elite

After his first-round destruction of former world amateur champion Mahammadrasul Majidov, Andrey Fedosov wants to fight the top heavyweights

June 11, 2021
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Frank Warren on Dubois-Bryan: We'll Push The WBA To Order The Fight

Frank Warren on Dubois-Bryan: We'll Push The WBA To Order The Fight

The heavyweight logjam at the top end probably won’t clear for some considerable time now if events play out as anticipated.

June 9, 2021
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Michael Hunter preparing to make heavyweight run with Triller backing his play

Michael Hunter preparing to make heavyweight run with Triller backing his play

“Triller embraced me, I’m probably one of their only heavyweights,” Hunter said, sharing that he’s on a multi-fight deal with the upstart group

June 9, 2021
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Kownacki-Helenius Rematch, Efe Ajagba-Frank Sanchez Slated For Fury-Wilder Undercard

Kownacki-Helenius Rematch, Efe Ajagba-Frank Sanchez Slated For Fury-Wilder Undercard

BoxingScene.com has learned that the rematch between Adam Kownacki and Robert Helenius is expected to be placed on the Fury-Wilder undercard.

June 8, 2021
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EXCLUSIVE: Paul Gallen unloads on Justis Huni camp over glove sponsorship fiasco

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Gallen unloads on Justis Huni camp over glove sponsorship fiasco

Gallen has a long-standing relationship with Everlast and is accustomed to wearing their foam-padded Powerlock gloves.

June 8, 2021
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Solomon Dacres aims for KO in Alvaro Terrero fight

Solomon Dacres aims for KO in Alvaro Terrero fight

Solomon Dacres is aiming for a knockout when he takes on Alvaro Terrero of Spain at the Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle on Saturday June 12.

June 8, 2021
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Joey Dawejko vs. Devin Vargas on June 25 in South Philadelphia

Joey Dawejko vs. Devin Vargas on June 25 in South Philadelphia

The 30 year-old Dawejko was a former world junior amateur champion, and turned professional on September 26, 2009

June 8, 2021
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Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk set to go ahead

Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk set to go ahead

“This week that fight will be signed. We’re looking at September in London. Just finalising the details."

June 8, 2021
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Fury-Wilder III: T-Mobile Arena Venue Hold Approved By NSAC

Fury-Wilder III: T-Mobile Arena Venue Hold Approved By NSAC

Event co-promoters Top Rank and TGB Promotions have placed a venue hold on T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to host the third fight between Fury and Wilder.

June 7, 2021
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Joe Joyce being lined up for Carlos Takam or Tony Yoka

Joe Joyce being lined up for Carlos Takam or Tony Yoka

Joe Joyce could be in action against a French opponent this July as he moves on from his win over Daniel Dubois.

June 5, 2021
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Agit Kabayel defeats Kevin Johnson by UD 12

Agit Kabayel defeats Kevin Johnson by UD 12

Unbeaten Agit Kabayel (21-0, 13 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over Kevin Johnson (35-18-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night

June 5, 2021
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Daniel Dubois Demolishes Bogdan Dinu

Daniel Dubois Demolishes Bogdan Dinu

Daniel Dubois needed just 211 seconds to get back to winning ways, as he left Bogdan Dinu sprawling on the canvas in Telford from a big right cross.

June 5, 2021
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Hearn Suspects Team Fury Never Wanted Joshua Fight: 'I Felt a Little Betrayed'

Hearn Suspects Team Fury Never Wanted Joshua Fight: 'I Felt a Little Betrayed'

“The question is who really wanted the fight,” Hearn, who promotes Joshua, told Steve Kim on the 3-Knockdown Rule podcast.

June 1, 2021
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Daniel Dubois Is Over First Loss

Daniel Dubois Is Over First Loss

he 23-year-old power-puncher is pleased to be facing a live opponent rather than cannon fodder in his comeback.

May 30, 2021
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Mike Tyson destroyed Pinklon Thomas in 1987

Mike Tyson destroyed Pinklon Thomas in 1987

The night was May 30th, 1987, as Tyson defended the WBA and WBC versions of the Heavyweight Championship at the Las Vegas Hilton outdoor Arena.

May 29, 2021
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John Fury: Fury vs Wilder 3 is a mistake

John Fury: Fury vs Wilder 3 is a mistake

John Fury is the father of Tyson Fury, he’s the one who gave the newborn that name, and oversaw his rise in the ranks of pugilism.

May 28, 2021
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‘All you ever wish for’: Huni opens up on family and his grand boxing dream

‘All you ever wish for’: Huni opens up on family and his grand boxing dream

He’s the Australian heavyweight champion and a top contender for Olympics gold come Tokyo. But if you think Justis Huni lives a life of glitz, think again

May 28, 2021
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Kash Ali wins IBF European Heavyweight Title in style

Kash Ali wins IBF European Heavyweight Title in style

After getting the measure of his man in the opening round, Ali busted Salek's nose in the second round and then had him down.

May 26, 2021
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Luis Ortiz: Usyk is Too Small, Anthony Joshua Should Fight Me!

Luis Ortiz: Usyk is Too Small, Anthony Joshua Should Fight Me!

Ortiz has been calling out all of the big names in the heavyweight division but has had difficulty getting any of the top fighters to face him.

May 25, 2021
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Anthony Joshua ordered to fight Oleksandr Usyk by the WBO

Anthony Joshua ordered to fight Oleksandr Usyk by the WBO

Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk have until May 31 to agree terms to a fight or purse bids will be called

May 25, 2021
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Tyson Fury vows to Knockout Deontay Wilder in the First Round

Tyson Fury vows to Knockout Deontay Wilder in the First Round

The heavyweight title fight the boxing world wasn't expecting became official on Saturday when Tyson Fury signed his portion of the contract

May 19, 2021
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Tyson Fury Labels Deontay Wilder A “Reptile,” Accepts That He’s Next

Tyson Fury Labels Deontay Wilder A “Reptile,” Accepts That He’s Next

Fury is now being forced to fight the former WBC heavyweight champion, Wilder, after losing his arbitration case

May 19, 2021
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David Adeleye Brushes Off Journeyman Criticism

David Adeleye Brushes Off Journeyman Criticism

The Londoner dismissed criticism he received after his points win against Polish star Kamil Sokołowski last month.

May 18, 2021
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Anthony Joshua could face Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua could face Oleksandr Usyk

Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs), the former undisputed cruiserweight champion, is the mandatory challenger for Joshua's WBO belt.

May 17, 2021
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Arbitrator rules Deontay Wilder entitled to third fight with Tyson Fury

Arbitrator rules Deontay Wilder entitled to third fight with Tyson Fury

The decision comes one day after Fury announced that a deal was struck for an undisputed heavyweight championship with Anthony Joshua

May 17, 2021
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Tyson Fury: I Cannot Wait To Smash Anthony Joshua on August 14

Tyson Fury: I Cannot Wait To Smash Anthony Joshua on August 14

Tyson Fury has stated that his undisputed world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua will take place in Saudi Arabia on August 14.