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What Boxing Taught Me About Love – New York Times

New York Times What Boxing Taught Me About LoveNew York TimesI have taken up boxing. My trainer tells me I have a tendency to drop my right hand. “That leaves you open,” he says, aiming a punch that stops short of my jaw. “You don't want to be open.” He's right: I don't want to be open. Even so, I …

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Mikey Garcia content to remain a free agent despite offers from UFC’s Dana White and others – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Mikey Garcia content to remain a free agent despite offers from UFC's Dana White and othersCBSSports.comApparently that also extends to the negotiating table as one of boxing's most sought after promotional free agents. Respect box? Subscribe to my podcast — In This Corner with Brian Campbell — where we take an in-depth look at the world of boxing each …

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How to watch Prograis vs. Velasco on ESPN – ESPN

ESPN How to watch Prograis vs. Velasco on ESPNESPNThe fight broadcast will begin at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday. The telecast will also air live on ESPN Deportes and stream live on the ESPN app. The main card includes the Teofimo Lopez vs. William Silva 10-round lightweight bout. ESPN boxing commentators …and more » More: continued here

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Nonito Donaire Jr. is making moves in and out of the boxing ring – ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN News Nonito Donaire Jr. is making moves in and out of the boxing ringABS-CBN NewsIn fact, the 35-year old will be dropping back down to bantamweight and will be joining the World Boxing Super Series Bantamweight tournament. While 'The Filipino Flash' is a former world champion in the 118-pound division, he hasn't fought there since …and more » More: continued here

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Japanese star Naoya Inoue latest fighter to join World Boxing Super … – ESPN

ESPN Japanese star Naoya Inoue latest fighter to join World Boxing Super …ESPNJapanese star Naoya Inoue, known as "The Monster," was formally announced as the latest fighter to enter the World Boxing Super Series.'Monster' joins World Boxing Super SeriesESPNBoxing News at Five: The WBSS gets a 'Monster' addition, while Mikey Garcia's back at lightweight but could fight at …Boxing News …

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Holyfield’s team hits Toronto with new spin on pro boxing – Toronto Star

Toronto Star Holyfield's team hits Toronto with new spin on pro boxingToronto StarWhen the World Boxing Council welterweight tournament semifinals arrive in Toronto on Aug. 25, they'll bring a figure familiar to mainstream sports fans. Heavyweight legend Evander Holyfield's company, Real Deal Promotions, is organizing the event … More: continued here

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Manny Pacquiao is fighting again and nobody cares – Sporting News

Sporting News Manny Pacquiao is fighting again and nobody caresSporting NewsManny Pacquiao will step into a boxing ring for the 69th time as a professional on Saturday night when he faces hard-hitting Lucas Matthysse at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As he approaches the age of 40, the fighter who was once …Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse by the …

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Naoya Inoue, AKA ‘The Monster,’ joins World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournament – ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.uk Naoya Inoue, AKA 'The Monster,' joins World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournamentESPN.co.uk"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 …World Boxing Super Series – Season 2 Draft on July 20, …

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Forget Pilates and Soulcycle: Boxing is Now Manhattan’s Hottest Workout – TownandCountrymag.com

TownandCountrymag.com Forget Pilates and Soulcycle: Boxing is Now Manhattan's Hottest WorkoutTownandCountrymag.comThe 45-minute class is split into two parts: strength conditioning and boxing, with six different punches we aim at water-filled bags, which I'm told are easier on the wrists and elbows. A variety of jab and hook combinations are displayed on digital … More: continued here

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Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse by the numbers – ESPN (press release) (blog)

ESPN (press release) (blog) Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse by the numbersESPN (press release) (blog)Boxing's only eight-division champion, Manny Pacquiao, returns to the ring for the first time since his controversial decision loss to Jeff Horn for the WBO welterweight title in July 2017. He will face Lucas Matthysse for the WBA "regular …Manny Pacquiao: Why choosing to fight Lucas …

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Wilder fee should ‘go down’

Promoter Eddie Hearn says Deontay Wilder’s fee “should go down” for a fight with Anthony Joshua as he prepares to send a signed contract to the American. More: continued here

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Naoya Inoue to compete in upcoming World Boxing Super Series – The Japan Times

The Japan Times Naoya Inoue to compete in upcoming World Boxing Super SeriesThe Japan TimesNaoya Inoue will battle some of the best bantamweights from around the globe in a World Boxing Super Series tournament starting this fall, organizers announced Wednesday. Nicknamed “The Monster,” the 25-year-old Inoue has won world titles in three …and more » More: continued here

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Amateur boxing champion sets sights on Olympic games – News 12 Brooklyn

News 12 Brooklyn Amateur boxing champion sets sights on Olympic gamesNews 12 BrooklynAn amateur boxing champion from Brooklyn is aiming to take a jab at the 2020 summer Olympics. Harley Mederos, 18, has been ranked number one in the country as an amateur boxer since 2015, and number one in the continent this year. In September, he … More: continued here

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Boxing title contenders dish up something different at launch – Times LIVE

Times LIVE Boxing title contenders dish up something different at launchTimes LIVEMiddleweight title contenders Wade Groth and Wynand Mulder started their stare-down at pre-fight publicity event on Thursday — and then the unthinkable happened. Eyeballing-on-demand has been part and parcel of boxing for a long time‚ and shoving and … More: continued here

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Manny Pacquiao: Why choosing to fight Lucas Matthysse is a … – Sports Illustrated

ESPN (press release) (blog) Manny Pacquiao: Why choosing to fight Lucas Matthysse is a …Sports IllustratedManny Pacquiao will battle Lucas Matthysse in the ring this weekend, but his biggest fight will be to walk away from boxing with his health intact.Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse by the numbersESPN (press release) (blog)China's 'boxing belt and road' in Pacquiao vs MatthysseABS-CBN NewsPacquiao …

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Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym to become ‘Downtown Barking Gym’ – WXYZ

WXYZ Detroit's Downtown Boxing Gym to become 'Downtown Barking Gym'WXYZDETROIT (WXYZ) – Dozens of dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds will be featured at a fundraiser that will transform the Downtown Boxing Gym's outdoor space into a dog park for a day. The event will also include a BBQ, music and more. All proceeds … More: continued here

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