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With MMA Losing Steam, 2018 Is Boxing’s Time to Shine | Complex – Complex

Complex With MMA Losing Steam, 2018 Is Boxing's Time to Shine | ComplexComplexWith Conor McGregor's yearlong MMA absence and Ronda Rousey's decision to retire, experts believe mixed martial arts' plateau is allowing for the rise of boxing and the chance for it to recapture the combat sports spotlight in 2018.and more » More: continued here

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Instead of Killing Boxing, the UFC Plans to Use It As a Lifeline – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Instead of Killing Boxing, the UFC Plans to Use It As a LifelineBloombergBy 1961, Jack Dempsey blew out the candles on his 66th birthday, lamenting, “Without fresh talent, boxing is dying.” Even as the rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston headed to Lewiston, Maine, in 1965, a bewildered Rocky Marciano told the …Sor Chitpatanna is Latest Thai To …

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In camp with Kell Brook

In his latest diary entry, Jason Quigley talks about life with new trainer Dominic Ingle and sparring sessions with gym-mate Kell Brook. More: continued here

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Can An Alleged Uzbek Crime Boss, Heroin Trafficker Save Olympic Boxing? – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Can An Alleged Uzbek Crime Boss, Heroin Trafficker Save Olympic Boxing?RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe future of Olympic boxing hangs on Gafur Rakhimov — a controversial sports administrator blacklisted by the U.S. Treasury Department as “one of Uzbekistan's leading criminals” and an alleged key figure in the heroin trade. That's because Rakhimov …Alan Hubbard: Why boxing is on the ropes and facing an …

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