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In Search of a Happy Ending to Boxing Career, Manny Pacquiao Is Following a Familiar, Sad Trajectory Instead – Sports Illustrated

Inquirer.net In Search of a Happy Ending to Boxing Career, Manny Pacquiao Is Following a Familiar, Sad Trajectory InsteadSports IllustratedI had just started to cover boxing for The New York Times, and yet it was obvious, even then, that the people closest to Pacquiao were worried about him. They were worried about the bouts he had fought and the punches …

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Amateur Boxing: For Junior Olympics champion Tyshawn Denson, boxing is in his blood – Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Beacon Journal Amateur Boxing: For Junior Olympics champion Tyshawn Denson, boxing is in his bloodAkron Beacon JournalTyshawn Denson, 14, takes the phrase “rumble, young man, rumble” literally. An Akron native, Denson could very well be on his way toward walking a road traveled by other successful Northeast Ohio boxers such as Kelly Pavlik and Akronites Michael Dokes … More: continued …

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Amateur Boxing: For Junior Olympic champion Tyshawn Denson, boxing is in his blood – Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Beacon Journal Amateur Boxing: For Junior Olympic champion Tyshawn Denson, boxing is in his bloodAkron Beacon JournalAn Akron native, Denson could very well be on his way toward walking a road traveled by other successful Northeast Ohio boxers such as Kelly Pavlik and Akronites Michael Dokes and “Showtime” Shawn Porter. Denson owns three national Junior Olympics … More: continued here

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Boxing back on Bounce – Fight News

Boxing back on BounceFight NewsRising contender Ladarius Miller (16-1, 5 KOs) will face Dennis Galarza (16-3, 9 KOs) a 10-round lightweight match that headlines on Bounce Friday, August 3 from Sam's Town in Las Vegas. The telecast also features a 10-round welterweight showdown … More: continued here

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Oak Cliff’s Maurice Hooker, recent boxing champion, arrested, charged with DWI – Dallas News (blog)

Dallas News (blog) Oak Cliff's Maurice Hooker, recent boxing champion, arrested, charged with DWIDallas News (blog)A local boxer who recently picked up a major world championship belt was arrested Tuesday in Dallas after an accident involving multiple police cars. Maurice Hooker was booked Tuesday morning and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated … More: continued here

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Naoya Inoue, AKA ‘The Monster,’ joins World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournament – ESPN (press release) (blog)

ESPN (press release) (blog) Naoya Inoue, AKA 'The Monster,' joins World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournamentESPN (press release) (blog)"We are thrilled to have Inoue on board for season two's amazing bantamweight tournament," said promoter Kalle Sauerland, the chief boxing officer of tournament organizer Comosa AG. "His stage name, 'The Monster,' has proved fitting. Inoue is an …Boxing News at Five: The …

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Lennox Lewis, 52, to return to the ring for exhibition rematch against Vitali Klitschko – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Lennox Lewis, 52, to return to the ring for exhibition rematch against Vitali KlitschkoCBSSports.comDon't call it a comeback. Because, well, let's hope it's not. The World Boxing Council (WBC) announced Tuesday that former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, 52, will return to the ring for the first time since 2003 when he takes on fellow former …Lennox Lewis vs. Vitali Klitschko …

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Anthony Joshua ready to sign Deontay Wilder contract – Sporting News

Sporting News Anthony Joshua ready to sign Deontay Wilder contractSporting NewsEddie Hearn says Anthony Joshua is ready to sign a contract to fight Deontay Wilder in April 2019 and is "pretty confident" the American will "come to his senses" and follow suit. WBC champion Wilder unleashed a tirade of abuse at his rival in June …and more » More: continued here

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‘Whyte has no fear of Parker’

Promoter Eddie Hearn says Dillian Whyte has “no fear” ahead of this month’s showdown with Joseph Parker and will be ready for a dogfight at The O2. More: continued here

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Boxing’s Pound-For-Pound Moneymakers: Manny Pacquiao Climbs Back On List But For How Long? – Forbes

Forbes Boxing's Pound-For-Pound Moneymakers: Manny Pacquiao Climbs Back On List But For How Long?ForbesIn the previous two months of boxing, Gary Russell Jr. put together a strong performance against then-undefeated Joseph Diaz Jr. to return himself to this list, while Crawford, Errol Spence and Jermell Charlo all grabbed solid wins. Since Keith Thurman … More: continued here

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Love Island’s Idris Virgo boasts he’s a ‘professional boxer’ but has only won two fights – The Sun

The Sun Love Island's Idris Virgo boasts he's a 'professional boxer' but has only won two fightsThe SunBoxing record website BoxRec shows he beat Iain Jackson, 39, from Brighton, Sussex, who has lost 42 times, being knocked out 42 times. And he went toe-to-toe with Scott Hillman, 37, from Eastbourne, Sussex, who has been defeated 29 times and knocked …and more » …

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The Biggest Fight in Women’s Boxing Is Over a Minute – The Ringer (blog)

The Ringer (blog) The Biggest Fight in Women's Boxing Is Over a MinuteThe Ringer (blog)Boxing's governing bodies continue to mandate two-minute rounds for women, as opposed to the men's standard of three. The battle over that approach not only pits fighters against the organizations that employ them—it also raises serious questions … More: continued here

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Pacquiao donating boxing ring, equipment to Malaysian boxers – Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net Pacquiao donating boxing ring, equipment to Malaysian boxersInquirer.netAfter a surprising move to fight in Malaysia, Pacquiao is also donating a boxing ring and equipment to Kuala Lumpur and its aspiring boxers. “We're going to donate the equipment and the ring here in Kuala Lumpur for the sport,” Pacquiao said during his …Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao trains ahead of title …

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Smith: Don’t freeze, Fielding

Rocky Fielding can become Britain’s latest world champion, so long as he does not allow the pressure of topping the bill in Germany “consume him”, says Paul Smith. More: continued here

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AJ will sign Wilder contract

Anthony Joshua will sign a contract for a potential fight with Deontay Wilder at Wembley on April 13, says his promoter Eddie Hearn. More: continued here

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