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Boxing card to honor former gym member – Gadsden Times

Gadsden Times Boxing card to honor former gym memberGadsden TimesThe Tabernacle Church and CrossRoads Boxing Gym are teaming up to host the Hunter Hamlin Memorial Boxing Show on March 3. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the event begins at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $10. Hamlin was a member of the … More: continued …

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Wilder wants ‘big fight’ against AJ

Deontay Wilder says the “big fight” he wants is against Anthony Joshua, but his principal aim is to unify the heavyweight division by “all means necessary”. More: continued here

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World Boxing Super Series: Callum Smith to face reserve after opponent Jürgen Brähmer withdraws due to illness – The Independent

The Independent World Boxing Super Series: Callum Smith to face reserve after opponent Jürgen Brähmer withdraws due to illnessThe IndependentCallum Smith will face a reserve for a place in the World Boxing Super Series final after his opponent for Saturday's last-four clash, Jürgen Brähmer, withdrew from the bout late on Monday. Smith, the youngest of Liverpool's famous four boxing brothers …

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Linares: I’m Confident That I Can Beat Lomachenko! – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com Linares: I'm Confident That I Can Beat Lomachenko!BoxingScene.comVenezuela's Jorge Linares, who holds the WBA lightweight championship, is clear about his future – he wants to fight two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko. Lomachenko is scheduled to return on May 12 at New York's Madison Square Garden … More: continued here

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Flashback: Doraville Boxing Club, 1990 – Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta Magazine Flashback: Doraville Boxing Club, 1990Atlanta MagazineZeiger started work on a documentary about the area, which became PBS's Displaced in the New South, and discovered the diverse Doraville Boxing Club tucked away in a strip mall. “In the gym, you learn to respect each other—otherwise you're gonna get … More: continued here

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Boxing: Balderas grinds out win to stay unbeaten in pro career – Lompoc Record

Lompoc Record Boxing: Balderas grinds out win to stay unbeaten in pro careerLompoc RecordBalderas, who advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics boxing competition, wore blue and white trunks, adorned with badges of his local sponsors and pounded Rojas, who is six years older and featured a three-inch reach advantage over Balderas …and more » More: continued here

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John Vera-Michel Soro eliminator set for March 24 – ESPN

ESPN John Vera-Michel Soro eliminator set for March 24ESPNJunior middleweight John Vera is headed overseas to fight for the right for a world title shot. Vera, of Fort Worth, Texas, will take on Michel Soro on March 24 on Soro's turf in Marseilles, France, Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions has announced. Vera …and more » More: continued here

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Real Deal! Welterweight tourney field released – ESPN

ESPN Real Deal! Welterweight tourney field releasedESPNLate last year, Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing promotional company and the WBC announced that they would team up to stage an eight-man single-elimination tournament in the welterweight division. On Monday, they announced the participants in the …and more » More: continued here

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McGregor Trolls Mayweather Over Failed Bid To Lure Him To UFC – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com McGregor Trolls Mayweather Over Failed Bid To Lure Him To UFCBoxingScene.comUFC superstar Conor McGregor appears to have turned his back on a potential rematch with Floyd Mayweather – by posting on social media that the retired five division world champion has pulled out of claimed rematch negotiations for a potential mixed …Instead of killing boxing, the UFC plans to …

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Real Deal Boxing announces field for welterweight tournament – ESPN

ESPN Real Deal Boxing announces field for welterweight tournamentESPNLate last year, Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing promotional company and the WBC announced that they would team up to stage an eight-man single-elimination tournament in the welterweight division. On Monday, they announced the participants in the …and more » More: continued here

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Rare Roman boxing gloves found near Hadrian’s Wall – The Guardian

The Guardian Rare Roman boxing gloves found near Hadrian's WallThe GuardianThe gloves resemble leather padded bands rather than the full-hand versions used in modern boxing. Photograph: The Vindolanda Trust. Roman boxing gloves have been discovered near Hadrian's Wall, thought to be the only known surviving examples, even … More: continued here

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Jonas eager for world title shot

Natasha Jonas says she is almost ready for a world title fight, but firstly needs to find an opponent who can stand up longer to her improving punch power.   More: continued here

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