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Remembering boxing legend Peter Sseruwagi – New Vision

New Vision Remembering boxing legend Peter SseruwagiNew VisionOne of the first things that come to mind at the mention of boxing legend Grace Peter Sseruwagi is his 1974 boxing bout with then Uganda President Idi Amin. Trust Amin when it came to pulling off the outrageous. Sseruwagi, who succumbed to a long …and more » More: continued here

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William Silva returns March 3 in Florida – WBN – World Boxing News

WBN – World Boxing News William Silva returns March 3 in FloridaWBN – World Boxing NewsThe eight-bout card is promoted by Fire Fist Boxing Promotions. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and tables can be purchased by calling 813-734-2461. Fans can also watch the card live for only $9.99 at Fite.tv/watch/lightweight-battle/2mzhw …and more » More: continued here

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Bilal Akkawy, Australian boxing’s hardest puncher, has potential to emulate Jeff Horn’s rise – Courier Mail

Courier Mail Bilal Akkawy, Australian boxing's hardest puncher, has potential to emulate Jeff Horn's riseCourier MailUndefeated knockout artist Bilal Akkawy hits the pads. Pictures: Gregg Porteous. De Carolis says he has the “secret'' to beating Akkawy and has assured supporters in Sydney that he will end the youngster's unbeaten run at 17 fights. But Lewis says …and more » More: continued …

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Bilal Akkawy, Australian boxing’s hardest puncher, has potential to emulate Jeff Horn’s rise – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au Bilal Akkawy, Australian boxing's hardest puncher, has potential to emulate Jeff Horn's riseNEWS.com.auBilal Akkawy, Australian boxing's hardest puncher, has potential to emulate Jeff Horn's rise. VIDEO: He's the heaviest puncher in Australia pound-for-pound and Bilal Akkawy has the power to be Australia's next Jeff Horn according to the country's …and more » More: continued here

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News analysis: Instead of killing boxing, the UFC plans to use it as a lifeline – The Straits Times

The Straits Times News analysis: Instead of killing boxing, the UFC plans to use it as a lifelineThe Straits TimesNEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) – Boxing is dead. This is hardly news to anyone. According to boxing historian Patrick Connor, the phrase was first uttered in 1899 by William Brady, manager for heavyweight champion James Jefferies. By 1961, Jack Dempsey blew out …

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Boxing news: George Groves demands WBSS final place despite shoulder injury – Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk Boxing news: George Groves demands WBSS final place despite shoulder injuryExpress.co.ukGroves went to hospital straight after the unanimous points win at Manchester Arena to get it put back into its socket, but needed further examinations last night in London. It means his place in the decider for the Muhammad Ali Trophy at the O2 is in …George Groves warns …

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George Groves warns world boxing chiefs that super-middleweight final NEEDS him as organisers sweat over shoulder … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk George Groves warns world boxing chiefs that super-middleweight final NEEDS him as organisers sweat over shoulder …Mirror.co.ukGeorge Groves has warned the organisers of the Ali Trophy they cannot have the final without him. Groves is doubtful for the super-middleweight showpiece at The O2 on June 2 after dislocating his shoulder in the final round of his unanimous points win …

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McGregor: Floyd talks have ended

Conor McGregor has had a cheeky dig at Floyd Mayweather after putting an end to speculation the pair could meet again in an MMA octagon. More: continued here

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Danny Garcia knocks out Brandon Rios, sends message to welterweight division – CBSSports.com

Daily Star Danny Garcia knocks out Brandon Rios, sends message to welterweight divisionCBSSports.comIn his first fight since narrowly losing a welterweight title unification bout last March, Danny Garcia delivered the boom in violent fashion. Garcia (34-1, 20 KOs) re-established himself among elite fighters at 147 pounds by knocking out a game …Danny Garcia sent his opponent crumpling to the canvasNEWS.com.auDanny …

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HBO SuperFly II, Smith-Brähmer, more: Boxing fight times and TV schedule for February 22-24 – Bad Left Hook

HBO SuperFly II, Smith-Brähmer, more: Boxing fight times and TV schedule for February 22-24Bad Left HookESPN2, 11:30 pm ET, Joseph Diaz Jr vs Victor Terrazas. A decent main event for a Thursday night Golden Boy show. Diaz is a rising contender in the featherweight division, and Terrazas is a former titleholder at 122, though past his prime now. It's not …

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Eubank Jr-Groves talking points

Perhaps the result should have been more obvious. Maybe those of us who thought Chris Eubank Jr would outwork and swarm George Groves had naively been seduced by his father’s proclamations, writes James Dielhenn. More: continued here

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George Groves: Fighter ‘confident’ he will challenge for World Boxing Super Series trophy – BBC Sport

BBC Sport George Groves: Fighter 'confident' he will challenge for World Boxing Super Series trophyBBC SportIn securing his place in the World Boxing Super Series final, Groves produced a composed display to keep Eubank Jr at distance, forcing the 28-year-old to leap into attacks with desperation as the fight drew to a thrilling close. With Groves unable to …George Groves …

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George Groves: Fighter “confident” he will challenge for World Boxing Super Series trophy – BBC Sport

BBC Sport George Groves: Fighter "confident" he will challenge for World Boxing Super Series trophyBBC SportIn securing his place in the World Boxing Super Series final, Groves produced a composed display to keep Eubank Jr at distance, forcing the 28-year-old to leap into attacks with desperation as the fight drew to a thrilling close. With Groves unable to …George Groves …

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Groves: I always heal quickly

George Groves is hopeful he will be fit enough to take part in the World Boxing Super Series final despite suffering a shoulder injury during his defeat of Chris Eubank Jr. More: continued here

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Danny Garcia sent his opponent crumpling to the canvas – NEWS.com.au

Daily Star Danny Garcia sent his opponent crumpling to the canvasNEWS.com.auBoxing: Terence Crawford talks to Fox Sports about his upcoming fight against Australia's Jeff Horn. February 17th 2018; a day ago; /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/More Sports/. Danny Garcia sends Brandon Rios to …Danny Garcia knocks out Brandon Rios, sends message to welterweight divisionCBSSports.comDanny Garcia bags 'knockout of the year' as …

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