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Good News or Bad News? – Boxing.com (blog)

Boxing.com (blog) Good News or Bad News?Boxing.com (blog)Women's boxing in the American market, though, has always been more novelty than anything else. Even in the “golden” era of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, and Lucia Rijker, the growth of female boxing was limited, not only by the inherent sexism prevalent …and more » More: continued here

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The heir to Eddie Hearn?

Frank Smith, CEO of Matchroom Boxing, talks to Sky Sports about his role with the company and whether he could eventually succeed Eddie Hearn? More: continued here

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Anthony Joshua deal is ‘very close,’ says Alexander Povetkin promoter – Sporting News

Sporting News Anthony Joshua deal is 'very close,' says Alexander Povetkin promoterSporting NewsAlexander Povetkin's promoter says a deal for the Russian to fight Anthony Joshua is "very close" and believes it will be "the best in the heavyweight division". The WBA on Tuesday ordered Joshua to agree to a date for a mandatory title defense against …Boxing: Joshua vs Wilder off, …

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Former champ is promoting some young NC boxers. One might be the best she’s seen yet. – Charlotte Observer (blog)

Charlotte Observer (blog) Former champ is promoting some young NC boxers. One might be the best she's seen yet.Charlotte Observer (blog)Air conditioning is only a suggestion at the Ultimate Gym on Queen City Dr. in Charlotte. It's a gym for boxers and martial artists. On the floor are weights. Hanging from the ceiling are a variety of speed and heavy …

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Jacobs vs. Derevyanchenko fight in question because of contract restrictions – Sporting News

Sporting News Jacobs vs. Derevyanchenko fight in question because of contract restrictionsSporting NewsJune 27, 2018 9:07pm EDT June 27, 2018 5:57pm EDT A broadcast dispute might put Jacobs vs. Derevyanchenko in jeopardy. Daniel Jacobs boxing (Getty Images). Gabe Fernandez @thelatinochild. Updated at 9:07 p.m. ET. Updated at 9:07 p.m. ET …and more » More: continued here

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Timothy Bradley Jr., who once beat Manny Pacquiao, extends ESPN boxing commentator contract – The Desert Sun

The Desert Sun Timothy Bradley Jr., who once beat Manny Pacquiao, extends ESPN boxing commentator contractThe Desert SunFive-time world boxing champion Timothy Bradley Jr., a Coachella Valley native, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension with ESPN, a company he has worked for since before retiring from boxing last August. Bradley has contributed as a color … More: continued here

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Ocean Resort to host big boxing card Aug. 18 – Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City Ocean Resort to host big boxing card Aug. 18Press of Atlantic City8 by the World Boxing Association, will take on Russia's Alexander Dimitrenko (41-3, 26 KOs) in the 12-round main event at Ocean Resort. He's won four straight fights since suffering back-to-back losses to then-champion Wladimir Klitschko and Luis …Bryant Jennings, Alexander Dimitrenko to meet Aug. …

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Jacobs vs. Derevyanchenko fight in question due to contract restrictions – Sporting News

Sporting News Jacobs vs. Derevyanchenko fight in question due to contract restrictionsSporting NewsJacobs would be unable to participate in a fight for the vacant International Boxing Federation middleweight title — recently stripped from Gennady "GGG" Golovkin — if it lands anywhere else. MORE: Potential Anthony Joshua opponent emerging in Africa.and more » More: continued here

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Boxing: Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder off as Brit ordered to fight Alexander Povetkin – Newshub

Newshub Boxing: Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder off as Brit ordered to fight Alexander PovetkinNewshubA unification fight between heavyweight boxing's two kingpins is off, and Deontay Wilder's camp is outraged. Brit Anthony Joshua has been ordered by the WBA to defend his heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin later this year, as negotiations for …Is Martin Bakole a future opponent for …

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Giovanni Mioletti’s path to boxing excellence runs through Chicago’s suburbs – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Giovanni Mioletti's path to boxing excellence runs through Chicago's suburbsChicago TribuneGiovanni Mioletti's daily routine begins with a 5 a.m. drive from Woodridge to Maine South High School. That's where Mioletti, a 23-year-old boxer, begins his training regimen with sprints on the football field. From there, he heads a mile northeast to … More: continued here

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National Junior Olympics boxing tournament taking place in Charleston for the third year – West Virginia MetroNews

West Virginia MetroNews National Junior Olympics boxing tournament taking place in Charleston for the third yearWest Virginia MetroNewsUSA Boxing has held the National Junior Olympics boxing tournament in Charleston at the Civic Center for the past three years, and all the greats, such as Muhammad Ali and Floyd Mayweather, have been in the ring at this tournament. Almost 700 youth … …

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‘The Contender’: Mark Burnett’s Boxing Competition Revival Gets Premiere Date On Epix – Deadline

Deadline 'The Contender': Mark Burnett's Boxing Competition Revival Gets Premiere Date On EpixDeadlineThe logline: The Contender will feature 16 fighters pushing their limits in grueling elimination-style fights and testing their grit and determination to achieve their boxing dreams. The fighters will be overseen by legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach …'The Contender': EPIX Boxing Competition Reveals the 16 Fighters Stepping Into …

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Shadowbox’s Creative Director on Being a Woman in Boxing – Gotham Magazine

Gotham Magazine Shadowbox's Creative Director on Being a Woman in BoxingGotham MagazineBoxing has the stereotype of being a male-dominated space. It's aggressive, super physical and intense. Shadowbox is quite literally punching through this misconception. The cult company has a high number of female leaders. Enter super cool Shadowbox … More: continued here

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Boxing class helps improve quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s – Fox11online.com

Fox11online.com Boxing class helps improve quality of life for those living with Parkinson'sFox11online.com“Eye hand coordination, it's physical, it's fun and they combine it with balance and flexibility and strength and cognitive exercises and hand eye coordination," said Kari Merrill, the Rock Steady Boxing program director. "All of it within 75 minutes … More: continued here

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Potential Anthony Joshua opponent emerging in Africa – Sporting News

Sporting News Potential Anthony Joshua opponent emerging in AfricaSporting NewsHeavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed interest in fighting outside of the United Kingdom, where he's punched his way to a 21-0 record with 20 knockouts. If Africa is on his wishlist, there's already a budding star primed to join …and more » More: continued here

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Bryant Jennings, Alexander Dimitrenko to meet Aug. 18 on ESPN – ESPN (press release) (blog)

ESPN (press release) (blog) Bryant Jennings, Alexander Dimitrenko to meet Aug. 18 on ESPNESPN (press release) (blog)Veteran heavyweight contenders Bryant Jennings and Alexander Dimitrenko will take center stage when they square off in the main event of the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN card on Aug. 18 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Top Rank announced on Wednesday.and more » More: continued …

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Murray: No respect for Saunders

Martin Murray has “no respect” for Billy Joe Saunders and hopes victory over the WBO champion could lead to a homecoming fight in St Helens. More: continued here

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