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An unforgettable night of boxing – Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer An unforgettable night of boxingJamaica ObserverSurely, in the eight seasons of the Wray & Nephew Contender boxing series, there can't have been a more exhilarating fight than was witnessed in the final on Wednesday night. Blessed with a sound defensive technique, eventual winner Mr Ricardo “Magic … More: continued here

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Los Angeles once again proves it is boxing’s spiritual center – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Los Angeles once again proves it is boxing's spiritual centerLos Angeles TimesAlmost as notable was the atmosphere in the arena, which confirmed something that has been widely suspected in recent years: Las Vegas is the boxing capital of America, but Los Angeles is the sport's spiritual center. Las Vegas will continue to stage …Mikey Garcia vs. Robert …

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A boxing camp for future champions – TheRecord.com

TheRecord.com A boxing camp for future championsTheRecord.comKITCHENER—She was a slim little mite, no more than four feet tall, dressed in pink running shoes and purple leggings. But she was all determination and focus as she thrust jab after jab at former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, whose muscular, …Lennox Lewis boxing camp teaches kids life skillsCTV Newsall 2 news articles » More: continued …

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Luis Ortiz’s second-round knockout busts heavyweight division wide open – Sporting News

Sporting News Luis Ortiz's second-round knockout busts heavyweight division wide openSporting News"The mandatory between Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale is not due until the end of the year, so a rematch with Luis Ortiz would be acceptable to the World Boxing Council before then,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said to World Boxing News.Luis Ortiz needs just two rounds to make …

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Crowd for Garcia-Easter fight proves Los Angeles is boxing’s spiritual center – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Crowd for Garcia-Easter fight proves Los Angeles is boxing's spiritual centerLos Angeles TimesA close second was the atmosphere in the arena, which confirmed something that has been widely suspected in recent years: Las Vegas is the boxing capital of America, but Los Angeles is the sport's spiritual center. Las Vegas will continue to stage the …Mikey Garcia vs. …

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Boxing – Luis Ortiz needs just two rounds to make statement with KO – ESPN

ESPN Boxing – Luis Ortiz needs just two rounds to make statement with KOESPNThe last time Luis "King Kong" Ortiz fought, he was the one being knocked out. This time the heavyweight title contender made quick work of Razvan Cojanu.Luis Ortiz needs just two rounds to make monster statement with KOESPN (press release) (blog)Luis Ortiz's second-round knockout busts heavyweight division …

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Dillian Whyte wins raw boxing fairytale against Joseph Parker to stand on the verge of the heavyweight promised land – The Independent

The Independent Dillian Whyte wins raw boxing fairytale against Joseph Parker to stand on the verge of the heavyweight promised landThe IndependentThere was a raw boxing fairy tale on Saturday night at the O2 involving a man in a fight to change his life forever, a sold-out crowd, a final 30 seconds of utter horror and what looked like the …

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Dillian Whyte and Chisora wins show Eddie Hearn’s growing power – The Guardian (blog)

Yahoo Sports Dillian Whyte and Chisora wins show Eddie Hearn's growing powerThe Guardian (blog)Eddie Hearn, working to a blueprint laid down nearly four decades ago by Don King, is taking control of heavyweight boxing with business acumen that continues to outflank his rivals. When two of his favourite London eccentrics, Dillian Whyte and Dereck …Boxing'fight of the year' ends with incredible …

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Boxing fundraiser for wounded Fresno officers brings together local law enforcement – Fresno Bee

Fresno Bee Boxing fundraiser for wounded Fresno officers brings together local law enforcementFresno BeeLocal law enforcement for all agencies came together to help support two officers who were shot at and injured while on the job. A boxing fundraiser was held Saturday at Tower Theater for Fresno County Correctional officers Toamalama Scanlan and … More: continued here

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Luis Ortiz needs just two rounds to make monster statement with KO – ESPN (press release) (blog)

ESPN (press release) (blog) Luis Ortiz needs just two rounds to make monster statement with KOESPN (press release) (blog)Former title challenger Cojanu (16-4, 9 KOs), 31, a native of Romania fighting out of Burbank, California, lost his second fight in a row. He was boxing for the first time since losing a unanimous decision to then-world titleholder Joseph Parker in …

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Fans react to feel-good boxing story as Dave Allen wins by KO on Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker undercard – talkSPORT.com

talkSPORT.com Fans react to feel-good boxing story as Dave Allen wins by KO on Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker undercardtalkSPORT.comFans react to feel-good boxing story as Dave Allen wins by KO on Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker undercard. The crowd favourite scored a career-best win against the odds. By Michael Benson. 28th July 2018, 8:08 pm. Dave Allen knocked out …

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Whyte’s toughness can’t be taught

Dillian Whyte has clawed, barged and bulldozed into a position that was not supposed to be his. His toughness cannot be taught or quantified, writes James Dielhenn, but it is the most important attribute in boxing. More: continued here

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Garcia out-classes Easter Jr

Mikey Garcia added the IBF to his WBC world lightweight crown with a classy unanimous-decision win over Robert Easter Jr, on Saturday night. More: continued here

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