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May 15, 2021
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Mahmoud Charr KOs Christopher Lovejoy

Mahmoud Charr KOs Christopher Lovejoy

Mahmoud Charr makes winning return after last boxing in 2017; but what next for Christopher Lovejoy, whose unusual undefeated record is now over?

May 14, 2021
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Meet unknown unbeaten heavyweight Chris Lovejoy who is taking on Manuel Charr

Meet unknown unbeaten heavyweight Chris Lovejoy who is taking on Manuel Charr

The American, 19-0 since his 2016 debut, has boxed only in Mexico, with little to NO footage of his action.

May 14, 2021
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This will change your life': Leutele fighting for upset over McKean

This will change your life': Leutele fighting for upset over McKean

A virtually unknown Kiwi heavyweight boxer has been handed an opportunity to change his life with an upset that would be fitting of a Hollywood movie plot.

May 14, 2021
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Daniel Dubois teams up with Shane McGuigan as he splits with trainer Mark Tibbs

Daniel Dubois teams up with Shane McGuigan as he splits with trainer Mark Tibbs

The heavyweight contender only appointed Tibbs as his head trainer back in February and was yet to have a single fight under his tutelage.

May 13, 2021
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Michael Hunter Explains Move To Triller

Michael Hunter Explains Move To Triller

Michael Hunter changed course this week on a slated match against Filip Hrgovic and now is instead going to be in action against Mike Wilson

May 12, 2021
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Manuel Charr vs. Christopher Lovejoy Supposedly Going Down On Saturday

Manuel Charr vs. Christopher Lovejoy Supposedly Going Down On Saturday

It goes without saying, this fight is no world title fight, nor is it a meaningful heavyweight fight as far as the world title picture goes

May 11, 2021
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Justis Huni to get just 15 per cent of cut against Paul Gallen

Justis Huni to get just 15 per cent of cut against Paul Gallen

Gallen has spoken with a refreshing honesty about money being his greatest motivation in selecting opponents.

May 10, 2021
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Tyson Fury Won’t Sign Contract Until Money Guaranteed By Bank

Tyson Fury Won’t Sign Contract Until Money Guaranteed By Bank

It will be a big disappointment for the boxing world if the Joshua vs. Fury fight doesn’t take place in the summer as many of them had hoped.

May 10, 2021
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Filip Hrgovic Belittles Alen Babic – ‘He Only Uses My Name'

Filip Hrgovic Belittles Alen Babic – ‘He Only Uses My Name'

While both Babic and Hrgovic are talented, it will be interesting to see if their paths ever cross. However, it will be no surprise if Babic is next.

May 10, 2021
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‘It’s ridiculous’: Paul Gallen makes angry phone call over promotional poster

‘It’s ridiculous’: Paul Gallen makes angry phone call over promotional poster

Aussie boxer Paul Gallen has made an angry phone call to a promoter after learning of a promotional poster being used to sell his fight with Huni

May 9, 2021
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Frank Sanchez Beats Nagy Aguilera By Technical Decision

Frank Sanchez Beats Nagy Aguilera By Technical Decision

The 28-year-old Cuban contender improved to 18-0 (13 KOs). The 34-year-old Aguilera, of Newburgh, New York, slipped to 21-11 (14 KOs).

May 8, 2021
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Filip Hrgovic Searches For New Opponent As Michael Hunter Reportedly Opts Out IBF Title Eliminator

Filip Hrgovic Searches For New Opponent As Michael Hunter Reportedly Opts Out IBF Title Eliminator

The unbeaten heavyweight is on the hunt for a new foe after fellow contender Michael Hunter II reportedly withdrew from their IBF title eliminator

May 7, 2021
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Agit Kabayel vs. Kevin Johnson Set For June 5 in Magdeburg, Germany

Agit Kabayel vs. Kevin Johnson Set For June 5 in Magdeburg, Germany

Johnson last ended a five bout losing streak on the last SES show at the same venue and stopped former world cruiser king Yoan Pablo Hernandez.

May 5, 2021
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Joshua: I Know I'm The Man at Heavyweight and I'll Be For a Long Time!

Joshua: I Know I'm The Man at Heavyweight and I'll Be For a Long Time!

"I know I'm the man of this division and I will be for a long time. I came through this game quick and the way I had to learn was through mistakes"

May 5, 2021
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“They’re Terrified to Fight Me” – Luis Ortiz Issues a Stern Warning to Top Heavyweights

“They’re Terrified to Fight Me” – Luis Ortiz Issues a Stern Warning to Top Heavyweights

Despite him being ecstatic to take anyone on, he certainly feels the other heavyweight contenders aren’t equipped to fight him

May 4, 2021
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Johnny Fisher Breaks Down Recent Win, Eager To Return Soon

Johnny Fisher Breaks Down Recent Win, Eager To Return Soon

On Saturday night at the Manchester Arena, heavyweight prospect Johnny Fisher moved to 2-0 as he stopped Swindon's Phil Williams in the third round

May 4, 2021
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Dillian Whyte Slams Andy Ruiz Jr Over Performance Against Chris Arreola

Dillian Whyte Slams Andy Ruiz Jr Over Performance Against Chris Arreola

Dillian ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte let Andy Ruiz Jr know today what he thought of his 'Less than world-shattering victory over 40-year-old Chris Arreola'

May 2, 2021
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Andy Ruiz Survives Early Scare, Outboxes Chris Arreola For Decision Win

Andy Ruiz Survives Early Scare, Outboxes Chris Arreola For Decision Win

Andy Ruiz Jr. overcame a knockdown and additional trouble Saturday night to avoid ending up on the wrong end of a huge upset.

May 1, 2021
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Carlos Negron Decisions Scott Alexander

Carlos Negron Decisions Scott Alexander

Carlos Negron picked up his third consecutive win following an eight-round decision win over South Central’s Scott Alexander.

May 1, 2021
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Joseph Parker Dropped Early, Edges Dereck Chisora

Joseph Parker Dropped Early, Edges Dereck Chisora

In a crossroads heavyweight clash, former WBO champion Joseph Parker (29-2, 21 KOs) won a twelve round split decision over Derek Chisora (32-11, 23 KOs).

April 29, 2021
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A History of the Lineal Heavyweight Championship (1885 – 2021)

A History of the Lineal Heavyweight Championship (1885 – 2021)

Starting with the original top division king John L. Sullivan up to the present day and current number one Tyson Fury.

April 28, 2021
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Transformation Has Andy Ruiz Jr. Primed

Transformation Has Andy Ruiz Jr. Primed

For as long as he's boxed, Andy Ruiz Jr. always had quick hands and smooth feet. In boxing, those are two traits that will carry one a long way.

April 25, 2021
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Chris Arreola: Andy Ruiz Should Worry About His Boxing Not His Physique

Chris Arreola: Andy Ruiz Should Worry About His Boxing Not His Physique

“Boxing is not a bodybuilding sport. It doesn't matter if you have a f------ body like Tarzan. If you fight like Jane, who cares?"

April 25, 2021
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Joseph Parker swapped Las Vegas for Morecambe to revive career

Joseph Parker swapped Las Vegas for Morecambe to revive career

The New Zealander and former WBO champion is hoping to inject new life in his career which has stagnated since back-to-back defeats

April 25, 2021
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The Night George Foreman Beat Five Men In An Hour In Front Of Muhammad Ali

The Night George Foreman Beat Five Men In An Hour In Front Of Muhammad Ali

On April 25, what was meant to be a triumphant display of Foreman’s athleticism and power, became one of the saddest spectacles in the sport’s history.

April 24, 2021
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ROBERRY! DAVID ADELEYE GIFTED DECISION OVER KAMIL SOKOLOWSKI

ROBERRY! DAVID ADELEYE GIFTED DECISION OVER KAMIL SOKOLOWSKI

David Adeleye has advanced to 6-0 following following a shocking score card of 58-57 in his favour against Kamili Sokolowski.

April 22, 2021
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Oleksandr Usyk vs. Joe Joyce negotiations have stalled

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Joe Joyce negotiations have stalled

Frank Warren: “I think it’s going to come to a head fairly soon. We’ve not had an offer that we feel is suitable. We’re awaiting an amended offer"

April 21, 2021
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Eddie Hearn strikes record-breaking DAZN deal, ending exclusive Sky partnership

Eddie Hearn strikes record-breaking DAZN deal, ending exclusive Sky partnership

The five-year contract ends Matchroom's almost decade-long exclusive broadcast relationship with Sky Sports in the UK

April 21, 2021
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Sonny Conto has been branded as a real life Rocky Balboa

Sonny Conto has been branded as a real life Rocky Balboa

"As you know, Rocky was the 'Italian Stallion', so I’m 'The Bronco' and when I punch it's like a bronco kick" Sonny Conto

April 21, 2021
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Paul Gallen defeats faded Lucas Browne by first round knockout

Paul Gallen defeats faded Lucas Browne by first round knockout

Paul Gallen has secured the biggest win of his boxing career, defeating Lucas Browne by first round knockout.

April 20, 2021
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Kash Ali Expects Knockout Ending in Tomas Salek IBF Euro Title Bout

Kash Ali Expects Knockout Ending in Tomas Salek IBF Euro Title Bout

With a solitary disqualification loss on his 19 fight record, Ali is ready to step up against the East European.

April 20, 2021
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Dillian Whyte Blasts Andy Ruiz Choosing to Fight Chris Arreola

Dillian Whyte Blasts Andy Ruiz Choosing to Fight Chris Arreola

Dillian Whyte did not mince his words when discussing heavyweight divisional rival Andy Ruiz Jr., who returns to the ring on May 1 against Chris Arreola.

April 20, 2021
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Eddie Hearn Takes Over From Dad Barry Hearn As Matchroom Chairman

Eddie Hearn Takes Over From Dad Barry Hearn As Matchroom Chairman

Eddie Hearn will become Chairman of the Matchroom Sport Group of Companies as Barry Hearn OBE steps aside after almost 40 years

April 20, 2021
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30 Years Ago Evander Holyfield Defended Against George Foreman

30 Years Ago Evander Holyfield Defended Against George Foreman

Former U.S. President Donald Trump landed the Holyfield-Foreman fight with an $11 million dollar bid

April 20, 2021
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Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury Likely in Saudi Arabia

Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury Likely in Saudi Arabia

The Undisputed Heavyweight Championship will be taking place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with potential dates, July 24, July 31, or August 7th.

April 20, 2021
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Matchroom Wins Michael Hunter-Filip Hrgovic Purse Bid

Matchroom Wins Michael Hunter-Filip Hrgovic Purse Bid

"When asked if the fight was set in stone on social, Hunter stated. “Agreement is there, working on location and date.”

April 18, 2021
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Jermaine Franklin Out of Shaw Ring City Clash

Jermaine Franklin Out of Shaw Ring City Clash

The 6-foot-2, 235-pound Franklin and 6-4, 240-pound Shaw were due to meet in the 10-round main event of the Ring City USA card on Thursday

April 17, 2021
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Deontay Wilder vows to show his ‘greatness’ in his long-awaited return

Deontay Wilder vows to show his ‘greatness’ in his long-awaited return

Wilder's five-year reign as WBC king came to an end last February courtesy of a seventh-round TKO loss to Tyson Fury

April 17, 2021
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Andrey Fedosov KOs Majidov in 1st Round

Andrey Fedosov KOs Majidov in 1st Round

Andrey Fedosov threw himself right into the middle of the heavyweight mix with an explosive opening round destruction of the undefeated former amateur star

April 16, 2021
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Whyte not impressed with Usyk

Whyte not impressed with Usyk

“As a heavyweight… Who has he fought at heavyweight? Derek Chisora? Like, come on, like… Derek Chisora is a few years past it now"

April 16, 2021
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David Allen Announces Return to Boxing

David Allen Announces Return to Boxing

David Allen has announced that he will return to professional boxing, less than half a year after announcing his retirement.

April 16, 2021
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Daniel Dubois to Face Bogdan Dinu on June 5th

Daniel Dubois to Face Bogdan Dinu on June 5th

Daniel Dubois will make his long-awaited return to the ring on Saturday June 5 with a challenge for the vacant WBA Interim heavyweight title

April 11, 2021
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Trey Lippe Morrison Survives Early Scare

Trey Lippe Morrison Survives Early Scare

Trey Lippe Morrison survived an early scare to extend his perfect knockout-to-win run in the pro ranks.

April 10, 2021
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Efe Ajagba Blasts Out Howard In 3rd

Efe Ajagba Blasts Out Howard In 3rd

Heavyweight Efe Ajagba looked to show progress Saturday night and did just that stopping Brian Howard with a booming punch

April 10, 2021
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Jeremiah Milton delivers devastating KO while opponent still standing

Jeremiah Milton delivers devastating KO while opponent still standing

After landing a huge right hand on Dafney, Milton was about to go for a follow-up combo until he noticed that his opponent was completely out

April 10, 2021
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Sonny Conto Flattens Waldo Cortes In 1st Round

Sonny Conto Flattens Waldo Cortes In 1st Round

A heavyweight clash with Waldo Cortes came a quick and violent halt as South Philadelphia’s Conto scored a 1st round knockout

April 10, 2021
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Retired South African Heavyweight Bennie Knoetze dies in a motor accident

Retired South African Heavyweight Bennie Knoetze dies in a motor accident

One of South Africa’s better heavyweights, Bennie Knoetze, who fought as a professional from March 1980 to September 1987, was killed in an accident

April 10, 2021
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Fury vs. Joshua: Heavyweights to Consider Big Offers

Fury vs. Joshua: Heavyweights to Consider Big Offers

Fury: "Just got some big news, three or four big offers on the table - interest from Saudi Arabia, my gypsy brothers in Qatar, Russia, America, England"

April 10, 2021
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Justis Huni slays giant in first round TKO

Justis Huni slays giant in first round TKO

Australian heavyweight boxing champion Justis Huni’s latest opponent has been left furious after he was absolutely massacred

April 8, 2021
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Jack Mulowayi Shocks Apti Davtaev, Stops Him in Eight

Jack Mulowayi Shocks Apti Davtaev, Stops Him in Eight

Referee Alexander Kalinkin stopped the bout at 2:04 of the eighth round. Mulowayi added the WBC Asian Boxing Council belt to the already owned ABU Title

April 8, 2021
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Andrey Fedosov Banks On Experience To Overcome Mahammadrasul Majidov

Andrey Fedosov Banks On Experience To Overcome Mahammadrasul Majidov

Fedosov of Shuya, Russia, will be making his first ring appearance of 2021, and has a record of 31-3 with 25 knockouts.

April 6, 2021
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Alexander Povetkin yet to decide on retirement

Alexander Povetkin yet to decide on retirement

Alexander Povetkin was 'upset' after the knockout loss to Dillian Whyte but will make his own decision about retirement, says promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy.

April 6, 2021
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Hunter-Hrgovic: Purse Bid Hearing Postponed

Hunter-Hrgovic: Purse Bid Hearing Postponed

An extended negotiation period has been granted for the IBF title eliminator between Michael Hunter and Filip Hrgovic, sanctioning body officials confirmed

April 1, 2021
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Jermaine Franklin vs. Stephan Shaw on April 22

Jermaine Franklin vs. Stephan Shaw on April 22

The nation’s most notable military service academy will host a full evening of boxing action headlined by Ring City’s first ever heavyweight main event

March 31, 2021
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Undefeated Champ Served in World War II

Undefeated Champ Served in World War II

In March 1943, he was drafted into the Army to serve in World War II. He was stationed in Wales in the United Kingdom

March 30, 2021
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Hunter vs. Hrgovic: IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator Set For April 6 Purse Bid Hearing

Hunter vs. Hrgovic: IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator Set For April 6 Purse Bid Hearing

The long-ago ordered IBF title eliminator between Michael Hunter II and Filip Hrgovic is now the subject of a purse bid hearing.

March 28, 2021
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Ryabinskiy: I Will Persuade Povetkin To End His Career

Ryabinskiy: I Will Persuade Povetkin To End His Career

high-profile rematch with Dillian Whyte ended in despair for the 41-year-old Russian heavyweight, who suffered a one-sided knockout loss

March 27, 2021
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NATHAN GORMAN to DAVID ADELEYE: 'I'm looking for titles, he's IRRELEVANT'

NATHAN GORMAN to DAVID ADELEYE: 'I'm looking for titles, he's IRRELEVANT'

Nathan Gorman spoke to Oun Abbas Hussain about his win over Pavel Sour and says he wants Fabio Wardley, not David Adeleye.

March 27, 2021
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Fabio Wardley Tested, Knocks Eric Molina Out in Fifth Round

Fabio Wardley Tested, Knocks Eric Molina Out in Fifth Round

Heavyweight Fabio Wardley recorded the best win of his career as he knocked out double world-title challenger Eric Molina

March 27, 2021
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Whyte Enacts Revenge On Povetkin

Whyte Enacts Revenge On Povetkin

Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte faced off where Whyte got his revenge with a fourth-round stoppage.

March 27, 2021
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DAVID ADELAYE CALLS OUT NATHAN GORMAN: 'We're on a collision course'

DAVID ADELAYE CALLS OUT NATHAN GORMAN: 'We're on a collision course'

David Adeleye spoke to Oun Abbas Hussain about his win and called out Nathan Gorman as his next opponent.

March 27, 2021
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Nick Webb stops Erik Pfeifer to secure a career-best victory

Nick Webb stops Erik Pfeifer to secure a career-best victory

Nick Webb produced a stunning stoppage victory over Erik Pfeifer to earn a career-best victory on the Povetkin vs Whyte 2 bill in Gibraltar.

March 23, 2021
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Eric Molina: Fabio Wardley is the most beatable British heavyweight contender

Eric Molina: Fabio Wardley is the most beatable British heavyweight contender

Out of all the young heavyweights who I would rather face in that bunch, I'd rather face Fabio Wardley"

March 23, 2021
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Dillian Whyte: This time Povetkin will stay down

Dillian Whyte: This time Povetkin will stay down

Dillian Whyte is in confident mood ahead of this Saturday’s Gibraltar rematch with Alexander Povetkin

March 19, 2021
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Joe Joyce's Promoter To Usyk: Let's Get This Fight Made

Joe Joyce's Promoter To Usyk: Let's Get This Fight Made

Usyk's promoter Alexander Krassyuk previously explained to Sky Sports why his boxer deserved the majority of the money in such a fight.

March 19, 2021
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Wilder vs. Whyte WBC Final Eliminator Scenario

Wilder vs. Whyte WBC Final Eliminator Scenario

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has embraced the idea of sanctioning a final eliminator between the 2 highly ranked heavyweight contenders

March 19, 2021
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Povetkin Not Fixated on KO of Whyte

Povetkin Not Fixated on KO of Whyte

WBC interim-heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin of Russia is completing his preparations for the upcoming rematch with British contender Dillian Whyte

March 19, 2021
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Zhan Kossobutskiy Inks Promotional Pact With Frank Warren

Zhan Kossobutskiy Inks Promotional Pact With Frank Warren

Kossobutskiy recently beat Nigerian Abraham Tabul, who held a record of 18-1, for the vacant WBA International heavyweight title.

March 19, 2021
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Derek Chisora collides with Joseph Parker on May 1st

Derek Chisora collides with Joseph Parker on May 1st

Britain's heavyweight contender finally settles his rivalry with Parker after their planned fight was postponed in October 2019

March 16, 2021
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25 Years Ago Mike Tyson Regained Part of the Heavyweight Title

25 Years Ago Mike Tyson Regained Part of the Heavyweight Title

Tyson was guaranteed $30 million and Bruno $6 million and the fight sold out the MGM Grand Garden Arena in a matter of days

March 15, 2021
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CONFIRMED Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury CONTRACTS SIGNED

CONFIRMED Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury CONTRACTS SIGNED

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury has now been officially confirmed by promoter Eddie Hearn with a date and venue to be announced in the coming weeks.

March 12, 2021
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Tyson Fury : "Wilder Might Be Next, Who Knows?"

Tyson Fury : "Wilder Might Be Next, Who Knows?"

“Will I be fighting Joshua in the next ten minutes? No. Do I think the fight will eventually happen? Yes"

March 11, 2021
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Frank Sanchez aims to be Cuba's first Heavyweight Champion

Frank Sanchez aims to be Cuba's first Heavyweight Champion

Frank Sanchez is "well positioned" to fight for the WBO heavyweight championship if his unbeaten run can continue beyond a contender ranked in the top 15.

March 9, 2021
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Joseph Parker Will Head to UK. Andy Lee New Trainer

Joseph Parker Will Head to UK. Andy Lee New Trainer

As recently reported on BoxingScene.com, former WBO world champion Joseph Parker parted ways with longtime trainer Kevin Barry.

March 5, 2021
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Tony Yoka stops Joel Tambwe Djeko in 12th

Tony Yoka stops Joel Tambwe Djeko in 12th

Tony Yoka kept his unbeaten record with a fairly dominant win today over Joel Tambwe Djeko, stopping the Belgian in the 12th

March 4, 2021
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Hrgovic's Size, Power Will Be Too Much For Hunter, Says Sauerland

Hrgovic's Size, Power Will Be Too Much For Hunter, Says Sauerland

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, Hrgovic was recently ordered to take part in an IBF final eliminator with Michael Hunter.

March 4, 2021
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Joseph Parker parts company with head trainer Kevin Barry

Joseph Parker parts company with head trainer Kevin Barry

“I’m hugely proud to have played a part in New Zealand and Samoa crowning their first heavyweight world champion,” Barry said.

March 2, 2021
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Promoter Lou DiBella believes Junior Fa heavyweight contender material

Promoter Lou DiBella believes Junior Fa heavyweight contender material

Fa's become one of the most talked-about fighters in the heavyweight division, despite losing a points decision to fellow Kiwi Joseph Parker.

March 2, 2021
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Zhilei Zhang: Has time run out for China’s Heavyweight?

Zhilei Zhang: Has time run out for China’s Heavyweight?

"We don't want to take our time and rebuild. We want to make a statement. There is time. But we are realists - there isn't a lot of time"

March 2, 2021
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Povetkin vs. Whyte 2: Alexander Povetkin not bothered by delay

Povetkin vs. Whyte 2: Alexander Povetkin not bothered by delay

With the latest delay moving the fight from March 6 to March 27, the Russian veteran Povetkin tells Sky Sports he’s stayed sharp and ready to go

March 2, 2021
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Tony Yoka talks next fight, plans to face a top 10 by September 2021

Tony Yoka talks next fight, plans to face a top 10 by September 2021

Wins over Johann Duhaupas and Christian Hammer ended his 2020 in style, but he believes the best is yet to come

March 1, 2021
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Andy Ruiz-Chris Arreola Clash Set For April 24

Andy Ruiz-Chris Arreola Clash Set For April 24

Arreola (38-6-1, 33KOs) has been out of the ring since a spirited 12-round loss to then-unbeaten Adam Kownacki in August 2019

February 27, 2021
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Zhilei Zhang held to shock draw by Jerry Forrest

Zhilei Zhang held to shock draw by Jerry Forrest

Zhilei Zhang's hopes of landing a "big name" fight hit a setback after being held to a draw by Jerry Forrest; Zhang scored three knock-downs

February 27, 2021
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David Nyika's bizarre TKO debut win

David Nyika's bizarre TKO debut win

David Nyika made a bizarre start to his professional boxing career when his fight lasted just 29s in Auckland on Saturday night.

February 27, 2021
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Joseph Parker defeats Junior Fa via controversial unanimous judges decision

Joseph Parker defeats Junior Fa via controversial unanimous judges decision

After 12 rounds, the judges controversially awarded the Kiwi star the unanimous decision, despite his rival believing the contest was much closer.

February 26, 2021
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Joseph Parker vs. Junior Fa: The five keys that will decide the fight

Joseph Parker vs. Junior Fa: The five keys that will decide the fight

Coming off three victories over underwhelming opponents Parker has made no secret that he's chasing a statement performance.

February 25, 2021
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Indian Heavyweight Boxer Satish Kumar on His 'Olympic Dream'

Indian Heavyweight Boxer Satish Kumar on His 'Olympic Dream'

"The coaches in the Indian Army spotted the talent in me, trained me, gave me the opportunity and made me a fine boxer"

February 24, 2021
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IBF reportedly orders final eliminator between Michael Hunter and Filip Hrgovic

IBF reportedly orders final eliminator between Michael Hunter and Filip Hrgovic

The IBF has yet to fill the heavyweight mandatory challenger vacancy left behind by Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev

February 22, 2021
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Joseph Parker and Junior Fa face off days out from showdown

Joseph Parker and Junior Fa face off days out from showdown

Joseph Parker has made his intentions clear about his game plan against Junior Fa on Saturday night that he wants to knock him out – and do it early.

February 22, 2021
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Stakes High for Zhang

Stakes High for Zhang

Zhang Zhilei will be fighting for his boxing life when he climbs through the ropes to face fellow southpaw Jerry Forrest on Saturday night in Miami

February 20, 2021
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Otto Wallin Beats Dominic Breazeale on Showtime

Otto Wallin Beats Dominic Breazeale on Showtime

Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin kept his forward momentum, using a mobility and hand speed edge against Dominic Breazeale

February 20, 2021
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Johnny Fisher blasts aside Matt Gordon in the first round

Johnny Fisher blasts aside Matt Gordon in the first round

Johnny Fisher announced his arrival in the heavyweight division with a swift demolition of Matt Gordon at The SSE Arena in Wembley.

February 20, 2021
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Povetkin vs Whyte 2: Officially moved to March 27th in Gibraltar

Povetkin vs Whyte 2: Officially moved to March 27th in Gibraltar

Matchroom Boxing have just announced that the planned rematch between Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte has been postponed three weeks

February 18, 2021
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David Nyika Speaks Ahead of his Professional Debut

David Nyika Speaks Ahead of his Professional Debut

The dual Commonwealth Games gold medallist and qualified Olympian said turning professional was a long time coming.

February 18, 2021
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Johnny "The Romford Bull" Fisher Ready to Shine in Pro Debut

Johnny "The Romford Bull" Fisher Ready to Shine in Pro Debut

Johnny Fisher is planning on announcing himself as the latest contender in a thriving domestic Heavyweight scene

February 17, 2021
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Otto Wallin fights Dominic Breazeale Saturday

Otto Wallin fights Dominic Breazeale Saturday

The last time Otto Wallin gloved up, it was Aug. 15, 2020, and he clashed with Travis Kauffman at Mohegan Sun Casino in a scrap which ran on Showtime

February 16, 2021
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Dominic Breazeale Embraces Change

Dominic Breazeale Embraces Change

The two-time heavyweight title challenger is back with a new trainer, a new regimen and a new attitude as he prepares to face Otto Wallin on Saturday

February 16, 2021
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Joseph Parker Vows to Knock Junior Fa Out

Joseph Parker Vows to Knock Junior Fa Out

Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will be looking for a knockout victory when he faces unbeaten country rival Junior Fa on February 27

February 15, 2021
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Jared Anderson KO Reinforces Young Heavyweight Depth

Jared Anderson KO Reinforces Young Heavyweight Depth

Jared “Real Big Baby” Anderson isn’t alone among young heavyweights to pay attention to for 2021 and beyond