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Tyson Fury stripped of THE RING title – SkySports

SkySports Tyson Fury stripped of THE RING titleSkySportsSky Sports Box Office will show the heavyweight unification from Cardiff on March 31. Joshua has welcomed the idea of Fury joining Parker's ring-walk. Joshua has welcomed the idea of Fury joining Parker's ring-walk. Fury has since cancelled a rematch …Tyson Fury stripped of RING Magazine heavyweight boxing titleESPN.co.ukTYSON FURY has been stripped …

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British Beef: Three other London feuds

Lawrence Okolie and Isaac Chamberlain will settle their British Beef rivalry on Saturday, live on Sky Sports. Here’s three other feuds between London boxers… More: continued here

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Okolie: Sparring won’t save Isaac

Lawrence Okolie says Isaac Chamberlain’s sparring sessions with Oleksandr Usyk have given his rival a “loser” mentality ahead of their grudge fight. More: continued here

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Boxing promoters have no plans to ditch ring card girls despite similar moves in Formula One and darts – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Boxing promoters have no plans to ditch ring card girls despite similar moves in Formula One and dartsDaily MailThe Women's Sport Trust were supportive of the move, saying: 'We strongly encourage sports such as cycling, boxing and UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) to follow darts and Formula One and reconsider the use of podium girls, ring girls and octagon …

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‘Matar o morir,’ The ballad of Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez – ESPN

ESPN 'Matar o morir,' The ballad of Gilberto 'Zurdo' RamirezESPNIt's worth noting that Gilberto's own future — at 26, now 36-0, the first 168-pound world titleholder in Mexico's glorious boxing history, and the star of an ESPN card this Saturday night — seemed less probable than any Hollywood time-travel concept …and more » More: continued here

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Dick Pakozdi, 67, was revered boxing referee known for his compassion – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Dick Pakozdi, 67, was revered boxing referee known for his compassionRochester Democrat and ChronicleDick Pakozdi's complete understanding of the rules of boxing, his ability to make quick and correct decisions, and his fairness to the combatants, earned him a well-deserved reputation as one of the best referees in the sport. Whether it was nervous 10 … …

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2018 JEFFERSON AWARDS: Nominee Trains Lifelong Fighters Through “Muscatine Boxing Club” – WQAD.com

2018 JEFFERSON AWARDS: Nominee Trains Lifelong Fighters Through “Muscatine Boxing Club”WQAD.comSince 1971, the Muscatine Boxing Club has trained and transformed dozens of men and women of all ages and of all backgrounds. “It's not what they look like, it's not how tall they are, how fat they are, or whatever shape or color they come in … More: continued here

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Boxing Lawrence Okolie not worried Isaac Chamberlain sparring … – ESPN

ESPN Boxing Lawrence Okolie not worried Isaac Chamberlain sparring …ESPNLawrence Okolie insists sparring with Oleksandr Usyk will be of no benefit to Isaac Chamberlain when the unbeaten cruiserweight prospects meet on Saturday in the biggest fight of their careers.Photos: Chamberlain in Top Form For Okolie ShowdownBoxingScene.comall 9 news articles » More: continued here

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Kevin Cobbs back in action on Feb 10 in Worcester – WBN – World Boxing News

Kevin Cobbs back in action on Feb 10 in WorcesterWBN – World Boxing NewsThe 33-year-old Cobbs hasn't fought in more than two years, since he was stopped in the second round by sensational David Benavidez (19-0, 17 KOs), the 21-year-old reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Middleweight World Champion. "People thought … More: continued here

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Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor rematch speculation increases with octagon bow – ESPN

Daily Star Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor rematch speculation increases with octagon bowESPNFloyd Mayweather may have dismissed talk of an MMA version of his superfight with Conor McGregor, but that hasn't stopped him increasing speculation of a cross-code switch. Hours after posting a picture of their battle last August, the unbeaten …Floyd Mayweather drops HUGE hint McGregor rematch is ONDaily StarConor McGregor …

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Is cruiserweight Oleksandr Usyk the real threat to Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight crown? – ESPN

ESPN Is cruiserweight Oleksandr Usyk the real threat to Anthony Joshua's heavyweight crown?ESPNUsyk (14-0, 11 KOs) had his hardest test yet last Saturday, but he displayed impressive skills, stamina, heart and boxing IQ for a deserved majority decision over Mairis Briedis (23-1, 18 KOs). He will now face either Russia's Murat Gassiev (25-0, 18 …and more » More: continued here

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Kelly Brook defends darts ring-walk girls as boxing chiefs insist they … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk Kelly Brook defends darts ring-walk girls as boxing chiefs insist they …Mirror.co.ukThe PDC announced that they would no longer use models for player walk-ons but Eddie Hearn says ring card girls will remain in boxing.BBC presenter mistakes Eddie Hearn for 'heavyweight bodyguard' during Amir Khan scuffleDaily StarWatch: BBC presenter mistakes boxing promoter Eddie Hearn for a …Belfast Liveall 10 …

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Legendary Lowell boxer is in Patriots’ corner – Lowell Sun

Legendary Lowell boxer is in Patriots' cornerLowell Sun"I liked the whole physical contact of it, but boxing was my passion," he said. Still, the now 52-year-old Ward remains a big football fan, and one with friends in high places. He was a guest of the New England Patriots for the AFC Championship game at …and more » More: continued here

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