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April 9, 2020
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Jarrell Miller expects fight with Tyson Fury

Jarrell Miller expects fight with Tyson Fury

Right now, there has been chatter about Miller facing veteran Carlos Takam (38-5-1, 28 KO), who is co-promoted by Top Rank and Star Boxing

April 8, 2020
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Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua confirmed as nonsense, fight can’t happen

Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua confirmed as nonsense, fight can’t happen

As World Boxing News confirmed on Tuesday, Eddie Hearn’s persistent talk of a possible Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua clash is absolute nonsense.

April 8, 2020
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30 Years Ago – When Donovan Ruddock Detonated his “Smash” on Michael Dokes

30 Years Ago – When Donovan Ruddock Detonated his “Smash” on Michael Dokes

Ruddock, largely unknown at the time, faced former WBA Heavyweight champ Dokes at Madison Square Garden and it proved to be the Canadian’s coming out party

April 8, 2020
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Fantasy Boxing Matchup: Joe Frazier vs Evander Holyfield

Fantasy Boxing Matchup: Joe Frazier vs Evander Holyfield

A Heavyweight showdown between two legends from different eras, “Smokin’” Joe Frazier and Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield. Who wins?

April 8, 2020
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Barry Hearn has minor heart attack

Barry Hearn has minor heart attack

Matchroom founder and chairman Barry Hearn is back home recovering after his son, promoter Eddie Hearn, says he suffered from a minor heart attack

April 8, 2020
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Top Rank Prez: No indication Wilder would step aside for Fury-Joshua

Top Rank Prez: No indication Wilder would step aside for Fury-Joshua

Top Rank President Todd DuBoef, who co-promotes Tyson Fury, has not been given any indication that Wilder would be willing to step aside

April 8, 2020
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The forgotten fight of Tommy Burns

The forgotten fight of Tommy Burns

Canadian Burns, who won the heavyweight crown in 1906, is largely remembered today for his comprehensive destruction by Jack Johnson in Australia in 1908

April 8, 2020
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Meeting The Rock: Norman Giller interview

Meeting The Rock: Norman Giller interview

Paul Zanon speaks to author Norman Giller about his new Rocky Marciano book, and his experiences of meeting 'The Rock'...

April 7, 2020
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Anthony Joshua reveals Wladimir Klitschko is hardest puncher he has ever faced

Anthony Joshua reveals Wladimir Klitschko is hardest puncher he has ever faced

"I could either win or I'm gonna be laid out on my back. You know when you get carried out on a stretcher?"

April 7, 2020
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Joseph Parker: Junior Fa priced himself out, wanted too much

Joseph Parker: Junior Fa priced himself out, wanted too much

There were negotiations for New Zealand showdown between Joseph Parker and Junior Fa, but the two sides were unable to agree on the money.

April 7, 2020
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Elly Ajowi confident of Olympic qualification

Elly Ajowi confident of Olympic qualification

“It’s our hope this pandemic will be contained over time and that sports will continue uninterrupted"

April 7, 2020
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Robert Helenius now WBA Gold Heavyweight Champion.

Robert Helenius now WBA Gold Heavyweight Champion.

Exactly what is means to be Gold champ isn´t clear but the surprise win over Kownacki did earn the Nordic Nightmare a few more big fights.

April 7, 2020
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Klitschko brothers' monopoly was ended by a forgotten fight

Klitschko brothers' monopoly was ended by a forgotten fight

Don King gambled that he would shave his infamous barnet if his man lost... but instead, he (briefly) became a player in the heavyweight game again

April 7, 2020
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Fury-Wilder Trilogy could be moved from Las Vegas

Fury-Wilder Trilogy could be moved from Las Vegas

Frank Warren, who along with Top Rank co-promotes Tyson Fury, admits there is a possibility of the Deontay Wilder trilogy fight being moved away from Vegas

April 6, 2020
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Anthony Joshua: Everyone wrote me off before Andy Ruiz rematch

Anthony Joshua: Everyone wrote me off before Andy Ruiz rematch

The Unified Heavyweight Champion opens up about the Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch and how he felt heading into the return bout.

April 6, 2020
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On This Day – Jim Jeffries vs. Jack Finnegan: The Fastest Heavyweight Championship KO in History

On This Day – Jim Jeffries vs. Jack Finnegan: The Fastest Heavyweight Championship KO in History

How great was Heavyweight King Jim Jeffries? Born James Jackson Jeffries, “The Boilermaker” was an unbeaten heavyweight from 1895 to 1904.

April 6, 2020
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Tyson Fury: Deontay Wilder win was so ‘easy’, maybe costume excuse was genuine

Tyson Fury: Deontay Wilder win was so ‘easy’, maybe costume excuse was genuine

The ‘Gypsy King’ won every round as he dethroned the WBC heavyweight champion on February 22, flooring him twice and forcing his corner to throw the towel

April 6, 2020
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Joseph Parker to keep bringing postivity

Joseph Parker to keep bringing postivity

New Zealand Heavyweight Joseph Parker says his mission to provide some positivity during the fight against Covid-19 will continue.

April 6, 2020
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Dominic Breazeale remains eager to settle his dispute with Dillian Whyte

Dominic Breazeale remains eager to settle his dispute with Dillian Whyte

Breazeale: "I think I have the upper hand on him as far as strength and athletic ability, of course with size"

April 5, 2020
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Kubrat Pulev to donate half of his purse from Anthony Joshua fight to coronavirus medics

Kubrat Pulev to donate half of his purse from Anthony Joshua fight to coronavirus medics

Kubrat Pulev said he will donate half of his purse from his world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight COVID-19

April 3, 2020
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Lennox Lewis' Greatest Hits: Going the Distance

Lennox Lewis' Greatest Hits: Going the Distance

Through the course of a 14-year professional career, Lewis had more critics than perhaps all his contemporaries combined.

April 3, 2020
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Otto Wallin: I’m not sure Deontay Wilder has the tools to adapt to Tyson Fury

Otto Wallin: I’m not sure Deontay Wilder has the tools to adapt to Tyson Fury

“I said in interviews before the fight that there are two ways to take away power and one way is like how Tyson fought the first fight"

April 3, 2020
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Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev is Officially Postponed

Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev is Officially Postponed

A new date for the event promoted by Matchroom Boxing and 258 Management in association with Top Rank and Epic Sports is currently being work on

April 2, 2020
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Mythical matchup round two: Jack Dempsey vs. Rocky Marciano

Mythical matchup round two: Jack Dempsey vs. Rocky Marciano

Each mythical matchup assumes all fighters have equal access to today’s nutritional and training advantages.

April 2, 2020
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1984 Olympic Heavyweight Champion Henry Tillman – South Central LA To Gold

1984 Olympic Heavyweight Champion Henry Tillman – South Central LA To Gold

Tillman was born and raised in the infamous South Central section of Los Angeles. The 1984 Olympic Summer Games were held in L.A.

April 2, 2020
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Boxing fans are debating whether Mike Tyson is overrated

Boxing fans are debating whether Mike Tyson is overrated

Love him or loathe him, Mike Tyson is one of the biggest names in heavyweight boxing history. Hell, he's one of the biggest names in all boxing history.

April 1, 2020
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David Allen secures new trainer, links up with Jamie Moore

David Allen secures new trainer, links up with Jamie Moore

David Allen has announced a link-up with a new trainer. The Conisbrough Heavyweight was last in action in Sheffield in February.

April 1, 2020
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Former Irish Heavyweight Champion Coleman Barrett battling COVID-19

Former Irish Heavyweight Champion Coleman Barrett battling COVID-19

“Hopefully he will come through it. He is a strong man so we are hoping and praying for him. He was critical yesterday (Monday)"

April 1, 2020
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Joe Joyce staying focused on Daniel Dubois

Joe Joyce staying focused on Daniel Dubois

Heavyweight Joe Joyce was supposed to be facing fellow unbeaten British standout Daniel Dubois in April, but that fight like every other has been postponed

March 31, 2020
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Kolbeinn Kristinsson is used to boxing being banned...

Kolbeinn Kristinsson is used to boxing being banned...

Kolbeinn Kristinsson is the only active male professional in Iceland but has lofty ambitions of becoming a Heavyweight World Champion

March 31, 2020
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Boxing Monthly Magazine to be discontinued

Boxing Monthly Magazine to be discontinued

It was learned yesterday that Boxing Monthly, a London-based fight publication that has been around for decades, will soon be discontinued.

March 31, 2020
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Fantasy Boxing Matchup: Rocky Marciano vs Mike Tyson

Fantasy Boxing Matchup: Rocky Marciano vs Mike Tyson

Why this matchup? People have romanticized both fighters so long that the memories of them probably only kind of match the realities.

March 31, 2020
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''Most Notorious African-American on Earth,'' The Life and Times of Jack Johnson

''Most Notorious African-American on Earth,'' The Life and Times of Jack Johnson

On 31 March 1878, John Arthur ‘Jack’ Johnson, the man who would come to be known as ‘The Galveston Giant’, was born in the Texas

March 31, 2020
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Boxing Without Boxing: The Magnificent Max Baer

Boxing Without Boxing: The Magnificent Max Baer

Careers end. Characters endure. It’s as true in boxing as in many other walks of life. Lives lived vibrantly, colorfully, often outlive their time

March 30, 2020
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Eddie Hearn talks options for Anthony Joshua

Eddie Hearn talks options for Anthony Joshua

Promoter Eddie Hearn says Anthony Joshua would love to fight in the UK next, but that offers the least amount of money.

March 30, 2020
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Irishman Kevin McBride reflects on beating Mike Tyson years later

Irishman Kevin McBride reflects on beating Mike Tyson years later

Kevin McBride stunned the world of boxing when he defeated Mike Tyson in 2005. The bout was Iron Mike's last.

March 30, 2020
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Olympic Super-Heavyweights Boost British Boxing

Olympic Super-Heavyweights Boost British Boxing

In recent times the United Kingdom has had two Olympic gold medalists at the Super-Heavyweight level.

March 30, 2020
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Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin and Dereck Chisora vs Oleksandr Usyk officially postponed

Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin and Dereck Chisora vs Oleksandr Usyk officially postponed

A huge summer of heavyweight boxing is likely to be derailed due to the coronavirus outbreak which has brought sport across the world to a halt.

March 30, 2020
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Michael Hunter ready to face Charles Martin in IBF Eliminator

Michael Hunter ready to face Charles Martin in IBF Eliminator

Martin won an IBF eliminator, when he knocked out Gerald Washington on the pay-per-view undercard to the Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch in Las Vegas

March 29, 2020
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Happy Birthday Luis Ortiz – “King Kong” Turns 41

Happy Birthday Luis Ortiz – “King Kong” Turns 41

Ortiz, 31-2(26) and beaten only by Deontay Wilder, is keen to get it on with another former Heavyweight Champ in Andy Ruiz

March 29, 2020
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David Nyika says health key as 2020 Tokyo Olympics postponed

David Nyika says health key as 2020 Tokyo Olympics postponed

The New Zealand Heavyweight will have to wait a year to make his Olympic debut after this week's decision to turn Tokyo 2020 into Tokyo 2021.

March 29, 2020
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Haye: After Witherspoon fight, you wouldn't think Usyk could beat Fury, AJ

Haye: After Witherspoon fight, you wouldn't think Usyk could beat Fury, AJ

Usyk beat Chazz Witherspoon by technical knockout after the seventh round, when Witherspoon’s trainer, Tommy Brooks, stopped their fight in Chicago

March 29, 2020
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The Mbare boxer who ruled Africa

The Mbare boxer who ruled Africa

Between 1982 and 1987, Kilimanjaro boxed his way out of the slums of Mbare, Zimbabwe and ruled African heavyweight boxing

March 29, 2020
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Dream Fights by the Numbers: Mike Tyson vs. Joe Frazier

Dream Fights by the Numbers: Mike Tyson vs. Joe Frazier

Of all the dream matches that can be made among heavyweight champions, Tyson vs. Frazier is arguably among the most explosive

March 28, 2020
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Mike Tyson Says Deontay Wilder Needs To “Grow Up"

Mike Tyson Says Deontay Wilder Needs To “Grow Up"

"Listen, he didn’t fight the same fight he fought the first time. The first fight he fought with confidence like he could win” Mike Tyson

March 28, 2020
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Joseph Parker Tabs Tyson Fury as The Best

Joseph Parker Tabs Tyson Fury as The Best

Fury became the WBC heavyweight champion last month, when he dropped Deontay Wilder twice and secured a stoppage victory in the seventh round in Las Vegas

March 28, 2020
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Whyte: Joshua wasn't serious about rematch

Whyte: Joshua wasn't serious about rematch

The two sides were in serious talks in the early part of 2019, for a rematch clash on an April date in the UK.

March 28, 2020
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On the Cusp of Marciano’s Record

On the Cusp of Marciano’s Record

Michael Spinks climbed up from light heavyweight to deal Larry Holmes his first professional defeat, landing the 1985 Upset of the Year.

March 28, 2020
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Roy Jones Jr turned down £33m deal to fight Mike Tyson

Roy Jones Jr turned down £33m deal to fight Mike Tyson

Roy Jones Jr had just beaten John Ruiz to win the WBA Heavyweight World title, while Tyson was coming to the end of his rollercoaster career.

March 27, 2020
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Some fine boxing documentaries to watch, and watch again

Some fine boxing documentaries to watch, and watch again

“Thrilla In Manila” – The HBO doc that went out when both Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier were still alive, this film caused plenty of controversy.

March 27, 2020
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The special bond shared by Muhammad Ali and mum Odessa Clay

The special bond shared by Muhammad Ali and mum Odessa Clay

She was born in Hopkins County, Kentucky as one of six children. Her paternal grandfather was a white Irishman named Abe O’Grady who emigrated to the USA

March 27, 2020
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Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua not until 2021

Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua not until 2021

Frank Warren, who along with Top Rank is the promoter for WBC Champion Tyson Fury, says a unification with Anthony Joshua would not happen until 2021

March 26, 2020
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‘Rocky’ is boxing's greatest film success

‘Rocky’ is boxing's greatest film success

Rocky is the greatest success in the sport’s rich history on film, and an everlasting cultural phenomenon.

March 26, 2020
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Travis Kauffman quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19

Travis Kauffman quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19

“Please keep me and my family in prayers,” Kauffman (32-3, 23KOs) announced through social media. “Tested positive for COVID-19. This too shall pass.”

March 26, 2020
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'Black Rhino' now a broke city guard

'Black Rhino' now a broke city guard

Thomas ‘Black Rhino’ Okusi is one of the many Kenyan boxers who have nothing to show for the many years they juggled between the gym and the ring

March 26, 2020
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Joe Joyce left heartbroken over Daniel Dubois fight postponement

Joe Joyce left heartbroken over Daniel Dubois fight postponement

Joe Joyce has been left heartbroken at yet another fight being delayed - he takes on Daniel Dubois in July now

March 26, 2020
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Derrick Jefferson in medically induced coma due to coronavirus

Derrick Jefferson in medically induced coma due to coronavirus

Former heavyweight world title challenger Derrick Jefferson is reportedly in a medically included coma in a hospital due to coronavirus.

March 26, 2020
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Remember When? Foreman KOs Norton to set up Ali superfight

Remember When? Foreman KOs Norton to set up Ali superfight

On this day in 1974, George Foreman knocked out Ken Norton to remain the unbeaten heavyweight champion of the world.

March 26, 2020
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Anthony Joshua predicts Chisora 'will give Usyk problems'

Anthony Joshua predicts Chisora 'will give Usyk problems'

The coronavirus outbreak could very well end up postponing the Oleksandr Usyk vs. Derek Chisora fight scheduled for May 23 at The O2 Arena in London.

March 25, 2020
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Sugarhill Steward aims to take Apti Davtaev to the Heavyweight title

Sugarhill Steward aims to take Apti Davtaev to the Heavyweight title

“Training in Detroit has made me stronger,” Davtaev told Sky Sports. “I have a fresh new look on boxing. I’m more confident and experienced"

March 25, 2020
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Luis Ortiz to Andy Ruiz: Why do you need a tuneup? Let's fight!

Luis Ortiz to Andy Ruiz: Why do you need a tuneup? Let's fight!

Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz of Cuba will be 41 years old in a few days, but that is an insignificant number according to his way of looking at life.

March 25, 2020
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Dave Allen joins MTK Global - 'It was time to bring in professional help'

Dave Allen joins MTK Global - 'It was time to bring in professional help'

Doncaster’s ‘White Rhino’ (18-5, 15 KOs) was last seen knocking out Dorian Darch having previously recorded a famous stoppage of Lucas Browne

March 24, 2020
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Bronze Bomber: The Greatest Knockouts of Deontay Wilder

Bronze Bomber: The Greatest Knockouts of Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder remains one of the most dangerous punchers on the planet having amassed a record of 41 knockouts from 42 victories.

March 24, 2020
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‘Rocky’ spark came from one punch thrown 45 years ago today

‘Rocky’ spark came from one punch thrown 45 years ago today

“Most people never heard of me,” Chuck Wepner told me a few years ago. “And those that heard of me thought I didn’t have a prayer.”

March 24, 2020
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Otto Wallin fears he may have coronovirus

Otto Wallin fears he may have coronovirus

"So, I felt like I had a fever but I didn't. And then, like I was starting to get better, and then all of a sudden I lost my smell and taste," Wallin said

March 24, 2020
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Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder III being pushed back

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder III being pushed back

The third fight between heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury and former titlist Deontay Wilder is still on track to be their next bout

March 24, 2020
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Dillian Whyte drives 40 hours to begin camp for Povetkin

Dillian Whyte drives 40 hours to begin camp for Povetkin

Dillian Whyte is approaching his upcoming fight against Alexander Povetkin on May 2 as all systems go despite the coronavirus global pandemic

March 24, 2020
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Hearn: Whyte-Povetkin, Usyk-Chisora looking less likely for May

Hearn: Whyte-Povetkin, Usyk-Chisora looking less likely for May

Promoter Eddie Hearn admits that it's looking less likely that his two scheduled pay-per-view events will proceed as planned in the month of May.

March 24, 2020
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Frank Sanchez: Ajagba is one-dimensional like Wilder - I'd beat him!

Frank Sanchez: Ajagba is one-dimensional like Wilder - I'd beat him!

Promising Heavyweight prospect Frank "The Cuban Flash" Sanchez (15-0) was in the ring earlier this month when he dominated veteran Joey Dawejko

March 24, 2020
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Olympic Boxing: Tokyo 2020 becomes Toyko 2021

Olympic Boxing: Tokyo 2020 becomes Toyko 2021

Boxers amateur and professional bidding to win a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will have to wait up to another year for the privilege.

March 24, 2020
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What will the Heavyweight division look like in 2030?

What will the Heavyweight division look like in 2030?

In this COVID-19-climate of nothingness, the start of the next decade only feels like a couple of weeks away.

March 24, 2020
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Alexander Povetkin wanted Jermaine Franklin to mimic Dillian Whyte in sparring

Alexander Povetkin wanted Jermaine Franklin to mimic Dillian Whyte in sparring

Alexander Povetkin's team wanted Jermaine Franklin to mimic Dillian Whyte's aggressive style, but the rising American contender could not travel

March 24, 2020
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David Tua described as greatest Heavyweight to miss out on world title

David Tua described as greatest Heavyweight to miss out on world title

The worldwide hiatus brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has forced fans of all sports to seek different forms of entertainment and debates

March 24, 2020
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AJ Warned: Viking invasion is coming!

AJ Warned: Viking invasion is coming!

The former European Heavyweight Champion shattered the unbeaten record of Adam Kownacki in last month's WBA eliminator, demolishing the New York-based Pole

March 23, 2020
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Heavyweight Niall Kennedy ‘very proud’ of how Ireland is facing Covid-19

Heavyweight Niall Kennedy ‘very proud’ of how Ireland is facing Covid-19

The Gorey heavyweight was due to fight this month in Boston on a card that was ultimately pulled due to the global pandemic.

March 23, 2020
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Atlas: Training Ruiz like dealing with drug abuser; has problem with eating

Atlas: Training Ruiz like dealing with drug abuser; has problem with eating

“I haven’t agreed to anything, other than saying that if you’re serious, you come to New York and you spend a couple days with me” Atlas said

March 23, 2020
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Evander Holyfield's Greatest Hits

Evander Holyfield's Greatest Hits

When using the word “warrior” in boxing parlance, you probably think of him more than any other fighter.

March 22, 2020
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ESPN to air both Wilder vs Fury fights on March 23

ESPN to air both Wilder vs Fury fights on March 23

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have become damn good rivals the last year and a half or so, and on Monday night, Mar. 23, ESPN will re-air both matches

March 22, 2020
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Dillian Whyte "If Ruiz can knock him out, I can"

Dillian Whyte "If Ruiz can knock him out, I can"

Alexander Povetkin is next up for Dillian Whyte, who continues to crave another huge domestic bout with Anthony Joshua.

March 22, 2020
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Current Heavyweight Rankings

Current Heavyweight Rankings

Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua have strengthened Britain's dominance over the heavyweight division by collectively holding the top spots in all four belts

March 21, 2020
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Muhammad Ali and the complexity of black identity

Muhammad Ali and the complexity of black identity

Ali made both black and white Americans confront the question of what it meant to be black in a majority white society.

March 21, 2020
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WBSS announces virtual heavyweight tournament

WBSS announces virtual heavyweight tournament

The World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) announces a virtual all-time heavyweight great boxing e-Tournament in conjunction with EA Sports.

March 21, 2020
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Frank Warren slams panic buying and feels ‘helpless’

Frank Warren slams panic buying and feels ‘helpless’

A fighter doesn’t get paid when he doesn’t fight. I had a good conversation with Robert Smith, the Board’s General Secretary, when he rang me this week

March 21, 2020
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Usyk talks Isolation in Training Camp, Adjusting to Heavyweight

Usyk talks Isolation in Training Camp, Adjusting to Heavyweight

“I will be isolated for my training camp, I always am,” he said. “But every Sunday I will spend time with my family and go to church.

March 20, 2020
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Fury – Joshua Could Go Ahead In December

Fury – Joshua Could Go Ahead In December

As fight fans know, the current boxing schedule is all over the place due to the ongoing coronavirus battle.

March 20, 2020
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Klitschko vs Chambers 10 years ago: How long-reigning champion destroyed America's dreams

Klitschko vs Chambers 10 years ago: How long-reigning champion destroyed America's dreams

In March 2010, over 50,000 fans gathered in Dusseldorf, Germay to witness the pride of Pittsburgh fight for the Unified Heavyweight title

March 20, 2020
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Hearn Hopes to revisit studio shows, cards without fans

Hearn Hopes to revisit studio shows, cards without fans

Eddie Hearn completely understands that rescheduling boxing shows isn’t important amid this pandemic crisis

March 20, 2020
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Whyte vs. Povetkin, Usyk vs. Chisora - Contingency plans in place

Whyte vs. Povetkin, Usyk vs. Chisora - Contingency plans in place

Because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, his company was forced to cancel all of their boxing events for March and April

March 19, 2020
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Hearn on Joshua-Pulev status: We're still shooting for June 20

Hearn on Joshua-Pulev status: We're still shooting for June 20

"I can confirm that we only told Pulev that there is a chance that his fight will be postponed, but as of the moment, it is still scheduled for June 20”

March 19, 2020
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Frank Warren: Ruiz exposed Joshua badly, showed blueprint

Frank Warren: Ruiz exposed Joshua badly, showed blueprint

Joshua was stopped in seven rounds by Andy Ruiz back in June of 2019, but he got revenge with a dominant twelve round unanimous decision in their rematch

March 18, 2020
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Vitali Klitschko comes out swinging to combat coronavirus

Vitali Klitschko comes out swinging to combat coronavirus

“We have to buy time,” Klitschko said in a statement to The Moscow Times. “Rigorous and timely action is crucial to curb the rapid spread of Covid-19

March 18, 2020
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Joe Louis and the 'Bum of the Month Club'

Joe Louis and the 'Bum of the Month Club'

I hate it when the term "bum” and a fighter are used in proximity. Anyone who has the guts to get in a ring and throw hands with another man gets respect

March 18, 2020
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Fury: I don’t think Wilder punches harder than Vladimir Klitschko

Fury: I don’t think Wilder punches harder than Vladimir Klitschko

After two fights with Deontay Wilder, newly-crowned WBC champion Tyson Fury isn’t ready to back up Wilder’s claims of being boxing's biggest puncher

March 18, 2020
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Charles Martin is interested in Whyte vs. Povektin winner

Charles Martin is interested in Whyte vs. Povektin winner

Charles Martin was last in action in February when he stopped Gerald Washington in the chief supporting bout underneath the Wilder-Fury 2 PPV

March 17, 2020
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Fallen Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz Jr an 'overwhelmed ghetto boy'

Fallen Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz Jr an 'overwhelmed ghetto boy'

The words come from his former coach Manny Robles who was axed in the wake of Ruiz losing his rematch with Anthony Joshua.

March 17, 2020
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Dubois vs. Joyce moved to July 11

Dubois vs. Joyce moved to July 11

Frank Warren's company will continue to follow the government’s guidelines to ensure the health and safety of the paying public, staff and the participants

March 17, 2020
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Matchroom Boxing postpones all events in March & April

Matchroom Boxing postpones all events in March & April

Following advice from the Government and the BBBoC relating to COVID-19, Matchroom Boxing have postponed all events to be taking place in March & April

March 17, 2020
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Povetkin's promoter: No intention to delay Whyte fight, but....

Povetkin's promoter: No intention to delay Whyte fight, but....

According to Andrey Ryabinsky, promoter for former world champion Alexander Povetkin, there is no intention to postpone the upcoming fight with Whyte

March 16, 2020
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Tyson Fury promoters send message to Eddie Hearn and other rivals

Tyson Fury promoters send message to Eddie Hearn and other rivals

Top Rank, Queensberry Promotions, and MTK Global didn’t take kindly to Eddie Hearn’s recent comments about Tyson Fury.