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Earlier start time key for Linares-Lomachenko – ESPN

ESPN Earlier start time key for Linares-LomachenkoESPNTwo weeks ago, the fight, one of the most attractive potential pairings in boxing, looked to be all but dead when Golden Boy Promotions, which is the American promoter for lightweight world champion Linares, and Top Rank, which represents pound-for …and more » More: continued here

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McDonnell: Too good for Gamal

Gavin McDonnell believes he became a “forgotten” man in British boxing, but hopes victory over Gamal Yafai will earn another opportunity at world title level. More: continued here

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The Hardest Puncher in Boxing is Not Light Heavyweight Champ Sergey Kovalev—Just Ask Him – Complex

Complex The Hardest Puncher in Boxing is Not Light Heavyweight Champ Sergey Kovalev—Just Ask HimComplexAfter easily dispatching Vyacheslav Shabranskyy this past November to regain a title he lost to Ward, Kovalev is newly dedicated to his craft, once again considered among the best pound-for-pound in the world, and intent on unifying what might be …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing champion Amanda Serrano will make her MMA debut in Combate Americas LA card – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Boxing champion Amanda Serrano will make her MMA debut in Combate Americas LA cardLos Angeles TimesCombate Americas will stage its first card of 2018 in Los Angeles on April 13 and it will feature the MMA debut of reigning World Boxing Organization women's bantamweight champion Amanda Serrano, the only women's boxer to win world titles in five …

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Boxing news: Tyan Booth suspended for offensive Scott Westgarth … – Metro

Metro Boxing news: Tyan Booth suspended for offensive Scott Westgarth …MetroTyan Booth has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control after the boxer made offensive remarks about the death of Scott Westgrath. Westgarth tragically died on Sunday morning…British boxer has licence suspended for mocking Scott Westgarth …Independent.ieFootballer-turned-boxer Curtis Woodhouse considers retiring after Scott Westgarth's deathDaily StarTyan Booth facing …

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Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin want no doubts in rematch – ESPN

Metro Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin want no doubts in rematchESPNAnd Adalaide Byrd had a scorecard that quickly went down as one of the worst in boxing history: 118-110 in favor of Alvarez (though even she scored the seventh round for GGG). Alvarez said he thought he won the fight but even he and his promoter …Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez …

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Deontay Wilder – Why British boxing fans should root for Deontay … – ESPN

ESPN Deontay Wilder – Why British boxing fans should root for Deontay …ESPNBritish boxing fans should put aside their loyalty to Anthony Joshua and cheer on his rival, Deontay Wilder, on Saturday. Why? A Joshua-Wilder megafight would only happen if both keep winning. And that's an irresistible spectacle we all want to see.Why British boxing fans should root for WilderESPN …

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Why British boxing fans should root for Wilder – ESPN

ESPN Why British boxing fans should root for WilderESPNBritish boxing fans should put aside their loyalty to Anthony Joshua and cheer on his rival, fellow world heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder, on Saturday. They will not be switching allegiances from Joshua — one of the biggest stars in British …and more » More: continued here

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Brook nearly packed in boxing amid depression – ESPN

ESPN Brook nearly packed in boxing amid depressionESPNKell Brook has revealed that he almost gave up boxing having needed a counsellor to help him emerge from depression after losing his IBF world welterweight title to Errol Spence in May. Brook, who returns to action as a super-welterweight against …and more » More: continued here

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Errol Spence Jr. to face Carlos Ocampo in his hometown of Dallas – ESPN

BoxingScene.com Errol Spence Jr. to face Carlos Ocampo in his hometown of DallasESPNWhen Showtime unveiled its loaded boxing schedule for the first half of 2018 last month at a glitzy media presentation in New York, one of the fights announced was Errol Spence Jr. in a welterweight title defense on June 16. However, Spence's opponent …Errol Spence vs. Carlos Ocampo …

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Smith happy to wait for Groves

Callum Smith remains committed to fighting George Groves, even if it means waiting for his opponent to recover from an injured shoulder. More: continued here

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