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Heir to a heavyweight king

Hasim Rahman Jr tells Sky Sports about living up to his family name, assesses the threat of Anthony Joshua, and hopes to shock the heavyweight scene again. More: continued here

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Boxing: Singaporean Muhamad Ridhwan to fight for IBO world title, sets sights on the big leagues – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Boxing: Singaporean Muhamad Ridhwan to fight for IBO world title, sets sights on the big leaguesChannel NewsAsiaBut there's more than just a world title at stake. The IBO is considered the biggest organisation outside the sport's four major bodies: the World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organisation …and more » More: continued here

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Why memories of OKC’s only world title boxing bout still linger – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.com Why memories of OKC's only world title boxing bout still lingerNewsOK.comOklahoma boxer Brian Kelly faced an uphill battle in a 1971 world championship bout against the venerable Bob Foster. Even though Kelly was the crowd favorite that night at State Fair Arena, the Oklahoma City fans couldn't carry him to victory. Foster … More: continued here

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Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching … – Tampa Bay Times

Tampa Bay Times Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching …Tampa Bay TimesLAND O'LAKES — Former world-champion boxer Antonio Tarver was arrested Monday, after deputies said he punched his girlfriend's teenage son in the face in …Former boxing champ Antonio Tarver arrested for domestic battery …Larry Brown SportsAntonio Tarver Arrested For Domestic Battery in Florida – Boxing NewsBoxingScene.comall 12 news …

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PFL 6 coming to Ocean Resort – Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City PFL 6 coming to Ocean ResortPress of Atlantic CityBefore it closed in 2014, it hosted three WSOF cards, as well as two UFC shows and a Bellator card, plus three boxing events on HBO, including one featuring former light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev. "I love putting fighters on here," Sefo said. More: continued here

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Professional Fighters League 6 coming to Ocean Resort – Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City Professional Fighters League 6 coming to Ocean ResortPress of Atlantic CityBefore it closed in 2014, it hosted three WSOF cards, as well as two UFC shows and a Bellator card, plus three boxing events on HBO, including one featuring former light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev. "I love putting fighters on here," Sefo said.and more » More: continued here

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Boxing news: Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao rematch is ’99 per cent’ likely to happen – Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk Boxing news: Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao rematch is '99 per cent' likely to happenExpress.co.ukPacquiao challenged the undefeated Mayweather – who handed him the sixth loss of his professional career in May 2015 – to a rematch last month after an impressive victory over Lucas Matthysse, a triumph which well and truly dispelled the suggestion of …and more » More: …

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Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching girlfriend’s son over Waffle House bill – Tampa Bay Times

Tampa Bay Times Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching girlfriend's son over Waffle House billTampa Bay TimesLAND O'LAKES — Former world-champion boxer Antonio Tarver was arrested Monday, after deputies said he punched his girlfriend's teenage son in the face in a dispute over a Waffle House bill. Pasco County Sheriff's deputies on Monday responded to …Former boxing champ Antonio …

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Somerville boxing promoter Sean Sullivan lines up fight for Stoneham’s Greg Vendetti on ESPN 2 Friday night – Wicked Local Somerville

Wicked Local Somerville Somerville boxing promoter Sean Sullivan lines up fight for Stoneham's Greg Vendetti on ESPN 2 Friday nightWicked Local SomervilleSwish, whoosh, swish again, tap, tap, tap. Those were the sounds that were heard when local Stoneham professional boxer Greg Vendetti, 28, danced around the Title Boxing Club ring in Danvers last Friday, while training for this Friday night's …

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David Haye reveals REAL reason Tyson Fury returned to boxing – Daily Star

Daily Star David Haye reveals REAL reason Tyson Fury returned to boxingDaily StarHaye was scheduled to fight The Gypsy King on two occasions, but neither bouts materialised after the former cruiserweight champion suffered injury woes. And – in an exclusive chat with Starsport – the retired boxer has given his thoughts on why Fury …Tyson Fury repeats worrying Anthony Joshua …

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Top Rank wins $1.625 million purse bid for Maurice Hooker-Alex … – ESPN

WBN – World Boxing News Top Rank wins $1.625 million purse bid for Maurice Hooker-Alex …ESPNTop Rank offered up $1.625 million to narrowly win the purse bid for the Maurice Hooker-Alex Saucedo fight, which will be held in Oklahoma City.Top Rank beat Matchroom Boxing to land $1.625m Maurice Hooker v Alex Saucedo world title fightWBN – World Boxing NewsOKC boxer …

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Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver arrested after punching girlfriend’s son over Waffle House bill – Tampa Bay Times

Tampa Bay Times Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver arrested after punching girlfriend's son over Waffle House billTampa Bay TimesLAND O'LAKES — Former world-champion boxer Antonio Tarver was arrested Monday, after deputies said he punched his girlfriend's teenage son in the face in a dispute over a Waffle House bill. Pasco County Sheriff's deputies on Monday responded to …Former boxing champ Antonio …

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Boxing icons Lennox Lewis & Vitali Klitschko set for clash in Kiev… on a chessboard – RT

RT Boxing icons Lennox Lewis & Vitali Klitschko set for clash in Kiev… on a chessboardRTThe defeated boxer campaigned for a rematch but his proposals were rejected as Lewis retired from professional sport. READ MORE: 4 hospitalized as women's football match descends into chaotic brawl in Argentina (VIDEO). Now the heavyweight veterans …Is Wladimir Klitschko a top ten all-time great heavyweight?Boxing …

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‘Perfect end to a bad story’

Callum Johnson admits a world title win over Artur Beterbiev would be a “perfect end to a bad story” after fulfilling a prediction which was made by his late father. More: continued here

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