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Askin: I’d flatten Okolie

Matty Askin has vowed to flatten Lawrence Okolie and hopes his British rival stays on course for a domestic battle by defeating Luke Watkins. More: continued here

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The education of Terence Crawford – ESPN

The education of Terence CrawfordESPNMore than a decade had passed since Wiley had wandered into the CW Boxing Club. He'd been the only white kid in the gym, and perhaps because of it, never backed down. Wiley conceded nothing … until the day 13-year-old Bud Crawford hit him with that … More: continued here

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Boxing saved Abner Mares from gangs, drugs and dangers of his neighborhood – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Boxing saved Abner Mares from gangs, drugs and dangers of his neighborhoodLos Angeles TimesThat journey brings Mares (31-2-1, 15 knockouts) back to Staples Center for Saturday night's Showtime-televised main event, a World Boxing Assn. featherweight-title rematch against Leo Santa Cruz (34-1-1, 19 KOs). It's the same arena where Mares lost … More: continued here

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Former boxing champ Anthony Small found not guilty after allegedly encouraging terrorism in YouTube rant – The Sun

The Sun Former boxing champ Anthony Small found not guilty after allegedly encouraging terrorism in YouTube rantThe SunOn his channel Small describes himself as a "former professional champion boxer who now works to take mankind out of the oppression of democracy & liberating them with Islam/shariah". Karen Robinson, prosecuting, said: "On September 12 2016 he … More: continued here

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Where to watch boxing in London – Evening Standard

Evening Standard Where to watch boxing in LondonEvening StandardLondon's venues are some of the very best to see boxing in person, with the O2 upping the city's reputation with a series of high-profile fights in recent years. Alexandra Palace also hosts prestigious amateur tournament the Box Cup every summer … More: continued here

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Easton to celebrate boxing champion Larry Holmes – WFMZ Allentown

WFMZ Allentown Easton to celebrate boxing champion Larry HolmesWFMZ AllentownEASTON, Pa. – Former world heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes is being celebrated in Easton this coming weekend. Mayor Sal Panto and one of Holmes' relatives announced Tuesday the city will hold events all day long on Saturday including a …Easton to honor boxing legend Larry Holmes this SaturdayAllentown Morning Callall 3 …

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Boxing – The Guardian

The Guardian BoxingThe GuardianRetired boxer Floyd Mayweather has reclaimed first place from Cristiano Ronaldo in Forbes' 2018 list of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes – but for the first time since 2010 there was not a single female on the list. No women in Forbes' top 100 … More: continued here

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Katie Taylor’s father seriously injured in Irish boxing club shooting – The Guardian

The Guardian Katie Taylor's father seriously injured in Irish boxing club shootingThe GuardianThe father of Ireland's Olympic boxing gold medallist Katie Taylor has sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries in a shooting near Dublin, police said. Pete Taylor, 57, was at Bray Boxing Club in Co Wicklow, about to start a session with up …One dead, Katie Taylor's father injured …

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Arum Admits: ESPN Would Not Be Pleased if Crawford Lost – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com Arum Admits: ESPN Would Not Be Pleased if Crawford LostBoxingScene.comTop Rank's CEO Bob Arum makes no apologies for the tough road he's set up for Jeff Horn, saying the time has come for the Australian to start proving himself against top-echelon boxers. Horn has complained that he feels like a "pawn" in a bigger game …Terence 'Bud' Crawford has chance …

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Fury: I’m right on track

Tyson Fury says he is “right where I thought I would be” ahead of making his comeback against Sefer Seferi on Saturday. More: continued here

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Auction of boxing champ’s home canceled – New Zealand Herald

Auction of boxing champ's home canceledNew Zealand HeraldWARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The scheduled auction of the Rhode Island home of five-time world boxing champion Vinny Paz has been canceled. The auction of the Warwick home was scheduled for Wednesday but the website of Sullivan & Sullivan Auctioneers …and more » More: continued here

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From violence to compassion: The duality of Terence Crawford – ESPN

ESPN From violence to compassion: The duality of Terence CrawfordESPNMore than a decade had passed since Wiley had wandered into the CW Boxing Club. He'd been the only white kid in the gym, and perhaps because of it, never backed down. Wiley conceded nothing … until the day 13-year-old Bud Crawford hit him with that … More: continued here

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The People’s Fighters puts Cuban boxing in the spotlight – Olympics

The People's Fighters puts Cuban boxing in the spotlightOlympicsLaunched on the Olympic Channel, The People's Fighters is a feature-length documentary that takes a close-up look at Cuba's seminal boxing culture. As well as telling the story of the nation's phenomenal success in the ring, the film examines the … More: continued here

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One dead and two injured at Katie Taylor’s father’s boxing club – ESPN

Telegraph.co.uk One dead and two injured at Katie Taylor's father's boxing clubESPNOne man is dead and two have been left seriously injured after a shooting at Bray Boxing Club, Ireland. The club was started by unified lightweight champion Katie Taylor's father, Pete Taylor. Irish police, the Gardaí, confirmed one fatality after the …Father of Irish Olympic champion Katie Taylor shot …

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Canelo Alvarez Punished By Boxing Writers In Latest Pound For Pound Rankings – Forbes

Forbes Canelo Alvarez Punished By Boxing Writers In Latest Pound For Pound RankingsForbesVasiliy Lomachenko, for the second straight poll, is the top-rated boxer in the world, according to the BWAA voting members, and he's followed by Terence Crawford, Golovkin and Errol Spence. But Alvarez fell from No. 4 to No. 8 because of his six-month …Boxing – Gennady Golovkin and Canelo …

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Tyson Fury opens up on depression ahead of comeback against … – ESPN

Evening Standard Tyson Fury opens up on depression ahead of comeback against …ESPNTyson Fury has admitted that he went to sleep wishing that he "would not wake up anymore" during his period of depression that has kept him out of the ring.Where to watch the Tyson Fury vs Sefer Seferi boxing fight in LondonEvening StandardTyson Fury v Wladimir Klitschko: Gypsy …

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