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May 12, 2020
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‘Razor’ Ruddock's heavyweight comeback, in his 50s, was a disaster

‘Razor’ Ruddock's heavyweight comeback, in his 50s, was a disaster

The latest talk about boxing comebacks will likely come to nothing, at best charity exhibitions where no meaningful blows are exchanged.

May 11, 2020
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Gerry Cooney’s most impressive win – Norton, Lyle or Young?

Gerry Cooney’s most impressive win – Norton, Lyle or Young?

Today, May 11, marks the anniversary of Gerry Cooney’s most brutal career KO – the one he scored over former WBC heavyweight champ Ken Norton in 1981.

May 11, 2020
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Don King assured Mike Tyson he’d never go to jail, champ knew otherwise

Don King assured Mike Tyson he’d never go to jail, champ knew otherwise

Mike Tyson was facing a long stretch in prison that would ultimately cut short one of the greatest careers in the sport.

May 11, 2020
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Joseph Parker is the breakout star of boxing's hiatus

Joseph Parker is the breakout star of boxing's hiatus

Through a series of videos on Instagram and Twitter, the former heavyweight titleholder from New Zealand has become one of the coronavirus era’s stars

May 11, 2020
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Bob Arum gives update on Joshua-Pulev and Fury-Wilder 3

Bob Arum gives update on Joshua-Pulev and Fury-Wilder 3

Fans of the heavyweight division have followed the chatter, because chatter is all there is to take in while live fights are on ice.

May 8, 2020
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Dubois-Joyce: Warren will not consider closed doors setting

Dubois-Joyce: Warren will not consider closed doors setting

The contest was close to being sold out, for the initial date of April 11, when the coronavirus pandemic forced Warren to postpone the show.

May 8, 2020
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Joseph Parker-Lucas Browne in play for August in New Zealand

Joseph Parker-Lucas Browne in play for August in New Zealand

Former WBO heavyweight champion champion Joseph Parker is being position to return to the ring in the month of August in New Zealand

May 8, 2020
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George Foreman: I just can't see Joshua beating Tyson Fury

George Foreman: I just can't see Joshua beating Tyson Fury

Former heavyweight world champion and Hall of Famer George Foreman is confidently backing Tyson Fury to defeat Anthony Joshua.

May 7, 2020
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Measured against all time: The Klitschko Brothers Pt. 2: Vitali

Measured against all time: The Klitschko Brothers Pt. 2: Vitali

It was a career cut short and then reimagined for Vitali Klitschko. Regarded far and wide as the best heavyweight in the world at the end of 2004

May 7, 2020
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Joshua vs. Pulev: Hearn hints that it may move abroad

Joshua vs. Pulev: Hearn hints that it may move abroad

Promoter Eddie Hearn is not ruling out the possibility that Anthony Joshua's next bout will be held on foreign soil.

May 6, 2020
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Klitschko willing to help Usyk prepare for clash with Chisora

Klitschko willing to help Usyk prepare for clash with Chisora

Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is willing to help Oleksandr Usyk in any way possible for his upcoming clash with Briton Derek Chisora

May 5, 2020
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Andy Ruiz hires Eddy Reynoso as new trainer

Andy Ruiz hires Eddy Reynoso as new trainer

Eddy Reynoso, who is known for training Ring Magazine middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, will train the heavyweight contender

May 5, 2020
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Kubrat Pulev not interested in stepping aside for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury

Kubrat Pulev not interested in stepping aside for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury

As Anthony Joshua’s IBF mandatory challenger, Pulev insists he’ll do everything to get his shot at the title.

May 5, 2020
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Whyte: Andy Ruiz might be another Buster Douglas

Whyte: Andy Ruiz might be another Buster Douglas

“He’s still a big draw in the heavyweight division, but I think Andy Ruiz might be another Buster Douglas,” Whyte said.

May 5, 2020
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Millions were spent to restore Povetkin's name

Millions were spent to restore Povetkin's name

World of Boxing CEO Andrei Ryabinsky: It’s not my character to quit. It's somehow wrong to do that, not something a man would do.

May 4, 2020
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Daniel Dubois ready for Deontay Wilder by end of the year

Daniel Dubois ready for Deontay Wilder by end of the year

Frank Warren feels that if Daniel Dubois can get past Joe Joyce he would then be ready for Deontay Wilder by the close of 2020

May 4, 2020
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Kownacki keen on Helenius rematch, showdown with Ruiz

Kownacki keen on Helenius rematch, showdown with Ruiz

The Polish heavyweight hopeful from the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, New York suffered his first career defeat in his most recent ring adventure

May 2, 2020
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Tyson Fury says he now plans to fight until he’s 40

Tyson Fury says he now plans to fight until he’s 40

“I’m going to fight on ‘til I’m 40 years old,” he told ESPN on Thursday. “I’ve been thinking about it, and there isn’t much else to do anyways"

May 2, 2020
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1960 The Heavyweights

1960 The Heavyweights

One name dominated the heavyweight division in 1960 and it was not the champion Floyd Patterson. The shadow of Sonny Liston loomed over the whole division

May 2, 2020
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Lennox Lewis labels Larry Holmes ‘one of the best ever’

Lennox Lewis labels Larry Holmes ‘one of the best ever’

Lennox Lewis has laid extreme praise on Larry Holmes just a short time after the American great was beaten in a controversial poll by Anthony Joshua.

May 1, 2020
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The WBA mourns the passing of its former president Bobby Lee

The WBA mourns the passing of its former president Bobby Lee

Robert “Bobby” Lee died this week in Hawaii at the age of 99. The World Boxing Association (WBA) mourns the death of its former president

May 1, 2020
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Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin: Behind closed doors 'fight camp'

Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin: Behind closed doors 'fight camp'

Promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed Dillian Whyte could kick-start a behind closed doors "fight camp" in a rescheduled bout against Alexander Povetkin

May 1, 2020
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Wilder, Pulev refuse to step aside as Fury-Joshua talks begin

Wilder, Pulev refuse to step aside as Fury-Joshua talks begin

News of the first steps taken towards creating an undisputed heavyweight champion has already generated a buzz to the point of it sounding too good

April 30, 2020
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Sources: Talks underway for possible Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua unification fight

Sources: Talks underway for possible Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua unification fight

Negotiations are underway for a potential blockbuster heavyweight title unification fight between champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia

April 30, 2020
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Banks explains why Klitschko let Joshua off the hook after sixth

Banks explains why Klitschko let Joshua off the hook after sixth

In the sixth round of that bout, Klitschko dropped Joshua in sensational fashion. He had the British star in serious trouble - but he was unable to finish

April 30, 2020
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Dave Allen says Anthony Joshua isn’t the most naturally gifted, but works harder

Dave Allen says Anthony Joshua isn’t the most naturally gifted, but works harder

He told Sky Sports that AJ really isn’t the most talented fighter out there, but he works harder than everyone else, and that has taken him to the top

April 30, 2020
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Reynoso: Andy Ruiz has something special

Reynoso: Andy Ruiz has something special

if Andy Ruiz was capable of becoming a world champion, it is because he has something special, according to top trainer Eddy Reynoso.

April 29, 2020
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Deontay Wilder is eliminating all of the 'Snakes'

Deontay Wilder is eliminating all of the 'Snakes'

Former WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder is eliminating every person that he views as a "snake" from his camp.

April 28, 2020
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Boxing returns in Poland on June 12 as Mariusz Wach fights Kevin Johnson

Boxing returns in Poland on June 12 as Mariusz Wach fights Kevin Johnson

The heavyweight clash will take place at a hotel in Konary, but amid the coronavirus pandemic no fans will be in attendance.

April 28, 2020
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‘Big’ George Foreman urges Mike Tyson to call off comeback plans

‘Big’ George Foreman urges Mike Tyson to call off comeback plans

Former two-time heavyweight champion and the oldest man to life the top division crown, George Foreman has urged Mike Tyson not to return to boxing.

April 28, 2020
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Retired boxer shoe shining in San Francisco 30 years after Holyfield fight

Retired boxer shoe shining in San Francisco 30 years after Holyfield fight

In 2003, Seamus McDonagh a cheerful shoeshiner from San Francisco, once found himself at the center of the professional boxing universe.

April 28, 2020
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Daniel Dubois Accepts Big John Fury’s Praise

Daniel Dubois Accepts Big John Fury’s Praise

22-year-old Dubois, upon hearing that the elder Fury had referred to him as a “dangerous man”, smiled and simply confirmed “he’s bang on there, isn’t he?”

April 28, 2020
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This Day in Sports History: Rocky Marciano Retires

This Day in Sports History: Rocky Marciano Retires

Rocky Marciano holds one of the greatest records in boxing after ending his career early as Undefeated Heavyweight Champion at age 31

April 28, 2020
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Tony Bellew confident that he'd play with Andy Ruiz, make fool of him

Tony Bellew confident that he'd play with Andy Ruiz, make fool of him

Bellew believes that he could toy with former unified champion Andy Ruiz, who last year shocked the world when he stopped Anthony Joshua in seven rounds.

April 25, 2020
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Kownacki: I'm still one of the best Heavyweights, we'll prove it In my next fight

Kownacki: I'm still one of the best Heavyweights, we'll prove it In my next fight

The previously unbeaten and top-rated heavyweight contender suffered a shocking 4th round knockout loss to Robert Helenius

April 25, 2020
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Andy Ruiz's father excited, expects hire of Eddy Reynoso as trainer

Andy Ruiz's father excited, expects hire of Eddy Reynoso as trainer

A discussion took place a few days ago between Andrés Ruiz, the father of former unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz, and the outstanding trainer

April 24, 2020
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Barry Hearn: Joshua-Fury has 95% of taking place in 2021

Barry Hearn: Joshua-Fury has 95% of taking place in 2021

Barry Hearn, founder of Matchroom, feels confident that a 2021 unification will take place between Heavyweight Champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury

April 24, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: It’s not 100% certain Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III is next

EXCLUSIVE: It’s not 100% certain Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III is next

Top Rank boss Bob Arum has admitted to WBN that a Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III is not one hundred percent guaranteed to happen next.

April 23, 2020
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Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin could land in America

Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin could land in America

Dillian Whyte’s fight against Russian veteran Alexander Povetkin could be rescheduled to take place in America, according to the Heavyweight’s brother

April 22, 2020
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Haye: I believe Usyk has miscalculated

Haye: I believe Usyk has miscalculated

Former two division world champion David Haye, who manages heavyweight Derek Chisora, believes Oleksandr Usyk has underestimated his man.

April 21, 2020
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Arum casts doubt on Wilder-Fury III taking place by October

Arum casts doubt on Wilder-Fury III taking place by October

The next chapter in the rivalry between the pair of boxing behemoths is tentatively slated to take place in October live on PPV from Las Vegas, NV, USA

April 20, 2020
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Wladimir Klitschko never granted world heavyweight title fight to rising contender Robert Helenius

Wladimir Klitschko never granted world heavyweight title fight to rising contender Robert Helenius

"I would really have liked to fight him, but they also told me back then that he didn't want to fight me. I don't know why."

April 20, 2020
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The Foreman – Holyfield – Moorer Rivalry

The Foreman – Holyfield – Moorer Rivalry

Looking back today, if they do so, it’s likely neither Foreman, Holyfield or Moorer will consider their series of fights to have been a rivalry.

April 20, 2020
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Joe Frazier's Legendary Acts of Kindness

Joe Frazier's Legendary Acts of Kindness

As a man well acquainted with victory as well as defeat, Frazier didn’t let that stop his generous nature.

April 20, 2020
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Kilimanjaro – Africa’s forgotten heavyweight champion

Kilimanjaro – Africa’s forgotten heavyweight champion

Proud Kilimanjaro is the forgotten African heavyweight, as mighty as the mountain, who had his big opportunity against Lennox Lewis cancelled

April 19, 2020
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PPV was born with Holyfield-Foreman: 29 years later, former HBO boss reflects

PPV was born with Holyfield-Foreman: 29 years later, former HBO boss reflects

The unretired George Foreman and recently crowned heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield fit the bill for TVKO’s debut for $34.95 a buy at the Trump Plaza

April 18, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: WBA ‘regular’ plight worsens as Oquendo wins Charr case

EXCLUSIVE: WBA ‘regular’ plight worsens as Oquendo wins Charr case

Former world heavyweight title challenger Fres Oquendo has confirmed to WBN a recent victory in a Federal case against WBA ‘regular’ champion Charr

April 17, 2020
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Eddie Cotton dies at the age of 72 after contracting the coronavirus

Eddie Cotton dies at the age of 72 after contracting the coronavirus

Retired referee Eddie Cotton, who was the third man in the ring for a career that spanned nearly a quarter century, died Friday at age 72.

April 17, 2020
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Frank Sanchez: I want Joseph Parker next, would win every round against him

Frank Sanchez: I want Joseph Parker next, would win every round against him

“I am happy to step in for Junior Fa and fight Joe Parker,” Sanchez told BoxingScene.com. “I won’t price myself out because I know I will win"

April 17, 2020
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Deontay Wilder to visit George Foreman before camp for third Fury fight

Deontay Wilder to visit George Foreman before camp for third Fury fight

Deontay Wilder will visit one of the most acclaimed champions in heavyweight history before training camp for his third fight versus Tyson Fury.

April 17, 2020
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Kubrat Pulev brands Dillian Whyte ‘the biggest coward'

Kubrat Pulev brands Dillian Whyte ‘the biggest coward'

Kubrat Pulev didn’t hold anything back in his latest outburst against Dillian Whyte after branding the British heavyweight a ‘coward’ on Thursday.

April 17, 2020
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Junior Fa baits Joseph Parker to fight

Junior Fa baits Joseph Parker to fight

Officially, the two boxers split their four fight series in the Amateurs with two wins each. But Fa believes he beat Parker in every meeting.

April 16, 2020
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Andy Ruiz reflects on losses to Parker and Joshua

Andy Ruiz reflects on losses to Parker and Joshua

Ruiz would reflect on this fight and several other topics in an Instagram Live interview with WBA President Gilberto Mendoza Jr.

April 16, 2020
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Tyson Fury savages Deontay Wilder after bizarre interview

Tyson Fury savages Deontay Wilder after bizarre interview

Tyson Fury has blasted Deontay Wilder for “letting himself down” after the American said that the Gypsy King “wasn’t the champion”.

April 15, 2020
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Whyte to Parker: Instead of Prancing in Your Kitchen - Fight Someone Credible!

Whyte to Parker: Instead of Prancing in Your Kitchen - Fight Someone Credible!

Back in July 18, Whyte was nearly derailed by Parker in the final round of their clash but managed to survive to win a twelve round decision.

April 15, 2020
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Whyte: Breazeale is Shameful, Pathetic Excuse for Heavyweight Boxer

Whyte: Breazeale is Shameful, Pathetic Excuse for Heavyweight Boxer

Dillian Whyte is paying very little attention to the recent challenge from heavyweight contender Dominic Breazeale.

April 15, 2020
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The heavyweight champion who won’t defend the ‘title’ for three years

The heavyweight champion who won’t defend the ‘title’ for three years

World Boxing News finds it an astonishing fact that a heavyweight champion can win the ‘title’ and yet not defend it for more than two years.

April 15, 2020
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Helenius: I don't know why Kownacki would want rematch after what I did to him

Helenius: I don't know why Kownacki would want rematch after what I did to him

Finland’s Helenius dropped the significantly favored Kownacki twice and stopped the popular Polish contender in the fourth round

April 15, 2020
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Usyk vs. Chisora could head to Saudi Arabia

Usyk vs. Chisora could head to Saudi Arabia

Oleksandr Usyk’s fight with Dereck Chisora could end up in Saudi Arabia if that country comes out of the coronavirus lockdown ahead of the UK.

April 15, 2020
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Eddy Reynoso has interest in training Andy Ruiz

Eddy Reynoso has interest in training Andy Ruiz

Former Unified World Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz is still looking for a coach after abruptly ending his relationship with coach Manny Robles

April 15, 2020
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Deontay Wilder says "I don't see Fury as a Champion"

Deontay Wilder says "I don't see Fury as a Champion"

Wilder (42-1-1, 41 knockouts) stated that he’s currently undergoing therapy and is hoping to return for the third fight against Fury later this year

April 13, 2020
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Jarrell Miller's Bad Guy Image

Jarrell Miller's Bad Guy Image

Heavyweight Jarrell Miller was once due the fight of his career, a chance to win multiple world titles in a fight against Unified Champion Anthony Joshua.

April 13, 2020
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What Happened to Leon Spinks' Teeth?

What Happened to Leon Spinks' Teeth?

Leon Spinks made a name for himself in the boxing ring after winning the gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics and defeating Muhammad Ali

April 13, 2020
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Otto Wallin working for Tyson Fury rematch

Otto Wallin working for Tyson Fury rematch

Otto Wallin wants to resume his pursuit of a Tyson Fury rematch after his career was stalled by coronavirus symptoms and a foot injury, says promoter

April 13, 2020
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When Tex Cobb’s Granite Chin Let Him Down for the One And Only Time in His Career

When Tex Cobb’s Granite Chin Let Him Down for the One And Only Time in His Career

Larry Holmes couldn’t do it. Earnie Shavers was unsuccessful in his attempt. So too were Ken Norton, Bernardo Mercardo, Michael Dokes, and James Douglas.

April 12, 2020
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A KNOCKOUT interview with Kubrat Pulev!

A KNOCKOUT interview with Kubrat Pulev!

He’s ready to rise to the challenge and in Kubrat Pulev’s words “I will fight for a World Championship title and I WILL WIN!”

April 12, 2020
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Dominic Breazeale targeting Andy Ruiz Jr

Dominic Breazeale targeting Andy Ruiz Jr

Two-time world heavyweight title challenger Dominic Breazeale wants to force his way back into world title contention with a fight against Andy Ruiz Jr

April 12, 2020
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What if Joe Mesi's career wasn't derailed by injury?

What if Joe Mesi's career wasn't derailed by injury?

“Baby” Joe Mesi might have fought Mike Tyson at Ralph Wilson Stadium, delivering one of the most memorable sporting events in the history of Western NY

April 12, 2020
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The Tragic Death of Rocky Marciano Shocked the Boxing World

The Tragic Death of Rocky Marciano Shocked the Boxing World

In the world of boxing, heavyweight fighters tend to receive the greatest amount of attention and fame

April 11, 2020
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Oleksandr Usyk's eccentricity and brilliance on show

Oleksandr Usyk's eccentricity and brilliance on show

Oleksandr Usyk makes you laugh and strikes fear into your heart in equal measure, like an evil clown staring into your soul.

April 11, 2020
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Frazer Clarke: I'm different to Joshua, says Britain's next hope

Frazer Clarke: I'm different to Joshua, says Britain's next hope

"I've been waiting for 10 years and I'm telling myself, 'it's only another year.' But can I really wait another year?

April 11, 2020
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Arum: Pulev is hell of a lot better, stronger fighter than Andy Ruiz

Arum: Pulev is hell of a lot better, stronger fighter than Andy Ruiz

Bob Arum’s familiarity with Andy Ruiz Jr. is one of the primary reasons he is so confident Kubrat Pulev will knock out Anthony Joshua.

April 10, 2020
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Efe Ajagba – A force to be reckoned within the Heavyweight Division?

Efe Ajagba – A force to be reckoned within the Heavyweight Division?

The man known as “The one and only” has racked up an impressive record of 13 consecutive wins to start his professional career.

April 10, 2020
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Fury-Wilder location could depend on which area recovers quicker

Fury-Wilder location could depend on which area recovers quicker

The location for the Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder trilogy fight could very well depend on which country, region or state recovers quicker from the virus

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.