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Is This Heavy-Handed Swede Ready to Become a Boxing Star? – OZY

OZY Is This Heavy-Handed Swede Ready to Become a Boxing Star?OZYThanks to a slippery New York manager who couldn't muster the courtesy to meet his young immigrant fighter in Las Vegas, Jack had gone from a Swedish boxing legend to a nameless, broke brawler sharing an air mattress in a sleazy motel room off the … More: continued here

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Joyce: Plenty more to come

Joe Joyce has vowed to continue his “fast-track” through the heavyweight division after impressively winning the Commonwealth title. More: continued here

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Boxing: David Nyika offered training spot with Joseph Parker as pro decision ‘in the balance’ – New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald Boxing: David Nyika offered training spot with Joseph Parker as pro decision 'in the balance'New Zealand HeraldDavid Nyika has been invited to train with Joseph Parker in Las Vegas as he weighs up whether to turn professional. The double Commonwealth Games champion is in a holding pattern, waiting to see if boxing remains part of the Olympic …

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Longtime fighter graduates as a champion – UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Longtime fighter graduates as a championUC Berkeley(UC Berkeley video by Roxanne Makasdjian and Stephen McNally). Members of the Cal Boxing team train in the basement of the Recreational Sports Facility. Downstairs, below the pounding of feet on treadmills and bouncing of basketballs, there's just …and more » More: continued here

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New upscale event venue opening in former boxing gym – Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington Herald Leader New upscale event venue opening in former boxing gymLexington Herald LeaderA new event venue, The Heartwood, will open in June on Versailles Road at the site of a former boxing gym. The Heartwood, at 1195 Versailles Road near downtown and Manchester Street, has a "very industrial feeling," according to Kaelyn Query, founder … More: continued here

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Hit 2 Fit charity boxing knocks it out once again – Sicamous Eagle Valley News

Sicamous Eagle Valley News Hit 2 Fit charity boxing knocks it out once againSicamous Eagle Valley NewsThe gym at Salmon Arm Secondary School's Sullivan campus was packed with sharp-dressed folks for the second annual Hit 2 Fit charity boxing event, hosted by Salmon Arm's Bulldogs Boxing on May 5. Hit 2 Fit participants raised funds for several … More: continued …

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World Boxing Super Series set to unveil next two tournaments – Bad Left Hook

Bad Left Hook World Boxing Super Series set to unveil next two tournamentsBad Left HookWith its super middleweight and cruiserweight tournaments wrapping up, the World Boxing Super Series has its sights set on another pair of tournaments. ESPN reports that the organizers are poised to announce bantamweight and super lightweight …World champion Burnett set to be named in lucrative World …

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Boxing schedule for 2018 highlighted by Lomachenko vs. Linares, Crawford vs. Horn – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Boxing schedule for 2018 highlighted by Lomachenko vs. Linares, Crawford vs. HornCBSSports.comBusiness is booming for boxing so far this year. After a trio of greats fights to kick off 2018 — including Deontay Wilder's thunderous knockout of Luis Ortiz — Anthony Joshua put on a less-than-stellar performance against Joseph Parker in Cardiff …Lomachenko vs. Linares: Fight date, start time, …

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Golovkin-Martirosyan Cable’s Most-Watched Boxing Match in 2018 – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com Golovkin-Martirosyan Cable's Most-Watched Boxing Match in 2018BoxingScene.comBy Keith Idec. Viewers weren't afforded much time, but that didn't stop more than 1.3 million of them from tuning in to watch Gennady Golovkin's fight Saturday night. Nielsen Media Research ratings released Tuesday showed a peak audience of 1,361,000 …Gennady Golovkin wants random drug screening on Canelo AlvarezESPNGennady Golovkin's flaws EXPOSED during …

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Carver Center Boxing Club chases championships – Kokomo Perspective

Kokomo Perspective Carver Center Boxing Club chases championshipsKokomo PerspectiveAfter sending three amateur boxers to Indianapolis, Carver Center Boxing Club managed to return with three Indiana State Junior Olympians. On Saturday, April 28, three amateur boxers from Kokomo rose to victory in their bouts to become Junior Olympic … More: continued here

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Dillian Whyte explains Dereck Chisora confrontation – SkySports

SkySports Dillian Whyte explains Dereck Chisora confrontationSkySportsDillian Whyte claims Dereck Chisora “ran behind the security” after a ringside row on Saturday night. The heavyweight rivals shared a memorable battle in December 2016 which Whyte won via split decision, after Chisora had overturned a table in their …and more » More: continued here

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Africa Rising promises boxing celebration – ESPN (press release) (blog)

ESPN (press release) (blog) Africa Rising promises boxing celebrationESPN (press release) (blog)May 25 is Africa Day, which is the perfect timing for Kalakoda Promotions and Kwesé Sports' next instalment of the Friday Fight Night series, aptly titled 'Africa Rising'. The event takes place at the Portuguese Hall in Turffontein in Johannesburg and … More: continued here

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