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Ramla Ali: My secret life as a boxing champion – BBC Sport

BBC Sport Ramla Ali: My secret life as a boxing championBBC SportWhen boxer Ramla Ali won the British and English titles in 2016, not one of her family was watching. This wasn't because they couldn't bear to watch – they simply didn't know. For the first Muslim woman to win an English boxing title had long kept her …and more » …

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Bellew ‘raving’ about Ritson

Tony Bellew believes Lewis Ritson is a new boxing hero for the north east who can follow in his footsteps by fighting at a football stadium… More: continued here

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Mikhail Aloyan gets bantamweight title fight in only fifth pro fight, Andrew Tabiti-Ruslan Fayfer meet in 200-pound … – ESPN

ESPN Mikhail Aloyan gets bantamweight title fight in only fifth pro fight, Andrew Tabiti-Ruslan Fayfer meet in 200-pound …ESPNWith only four professional fights under his belt, Russian bantamweight Mikhail Aloyan has by far the least experience of any of the participants in the World Boxing Super Series tournaments, be it the two that took place in the recently competed first …

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Billy Joe Saunders vacates 160-pound title after positive doping test – ESPN

Sporting News Billy Joe Saunders vacates 160-pound title after positive doping testESPNOn Tuesday, the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission rejected Saunders' application for a boxing license because of the positive test for the powerful banned stimulant oxilofrine. Saunders, who attended the commission meeting via telephone and …2018 has been a year to forget for Billy Joe SaundersSporting NewsBoxing exclusive: Frank Warren says …

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2018 has been a year to forget for Billy Joe Saunders – Sporting News

Sporting News 2018 has been a year to forget for Billy Joe SaundersSporting News2018 started off with a lot of promise, but a lot has gone wrong for the current WBO Super Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders. His title defense against David Lemieux in December 2017 set up a lot of possibilities for the British boxer. A …Boxing exclusive: Frank …

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Society Confidential: Detroit reality star preps for the boxing ring – The Detroit News

The Detroit News Society Confidential: Detroit reality star preps for the boxing ringThe Detroit NewsWe chatted up reality star Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander, who is in Detroit training for her upcoming female celebrity boxing match with TV, tabloid and adult film star Farrah Abraham. Hoopz, a native Detroiter who found fame on reality shows "Flava of Love … More: continued here

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Alex Saucedo will fight for a world boxing title, in part thanks to Oklahoma City fans – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.com Alex Saucedo will fight for a world boxing title, in part thanks to Oklahoma City fansNewsOK.comO'Grady, who in 1981 beat Hilmer Kenty for the world lightweight title and remains OKC's only boxing champ, was scared for Saucedo. O'Grady might have won the world title a year earlier, in a championship bout against James Watt. But Watt headbutted … More: continued …

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Saunders gives up WBO belt

Demetrius Andrade will fight Walter Kautondokwa for the vacant WBO belt after Billy Joe Saunders relinquished the title. More: continued here

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Boxing: Jerwin Ancajas OK to fight fellow world champ Srisaket anywhere – ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN News Boxing: Jerwin Ancajas OK to fight fellow world champ Srisaket anywhereABS-CBN NewsWorld junior bantamweight Jerwin Ancajas says he's willing to take on Srisaket Sor Rungvisai anywhere as long as the Thai world champion's own title is on the line. Ancajas currently holds the IBF belt he has successfully defended six times, while …and more » More: continued here

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SA boxer Tete ready to defend bantamweight belt in Russia – Independent Online

Independent Online SA boxer Tete ready to defend bantamweight belt in RussiaIndependent OnlineEKATERINBURG – South Africa's Zolani Tete makes the third defence of his WBO bantamweight belt against Mikhail Aloyan of Russia, and they also meet in the quarterfinal of World Boxing Super Series, on Saturday at the Ekaterinburg Expo in Ekaterinburg, …and more » More: continued here

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Boxer Victor Ortiz pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges in Ventura County court – Ventura County Star

Ventura County Star Boxer Victor Ortiz pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges in Ventura County courtVentura County StarOrtiz, a 2005 graduate of Oxnard's Pacifica High School, is a high-profile boxer who rose through the Ventura County ranks to hold the World Boxing Council's welterweight title in 2011. He was set to fight Sept. 30 in a nationally televised event, …

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Boxing exclusive: Eddie Hearn confirms Tyson Fury offer but backs up ‘most unentertaining fighter’ jibe – talkSPORT.com

talkSPORT.com Boxing exclusive: Eddie Hearn confirms Tyson Fury offer but backs up 'most unentertaining fighter' jibetalkSPORT.comEddie Hearn has laughed off being blocked by Tyson Fury on Twitter, and is standing by his claim that the British heavyweight boxer is the “most unentertaining fighter he's ever seen”. Fury, the former world heavyweight champion, made his return to the …Deontay Wilder vs …

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Can A Kazakh Sports Hero Knock Out An Alleged Uzbek Crime Boss And Save Olympic Boxing? – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Can A Kazakh Sports Hero Knock Out An Alleged Uzbek Crime Boss And Save Olympic Boxing?RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyTwo former Soviet boxers from Central Asia are squaring off in a bout for the presidency of amateur boxing's world governing body — the International Boxing Association (AIBA). The outcome could also determine boxing's future as an Olympic sport. More: continued here

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How to bet the Terence Crawford-Jose Benavidez Jr. welterweight title fight – ESPN

ESPN How to bet the Terence Crawford-Jose Benavidez Jr. welterweight title fightESPN… card at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday. There has been some animosity and heated exchanges between both fighters and fight fans should be treated to a very high action fight with one of boxing's best pound for pound in Crawford.Terence Crawford, who faces Jose …

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Deontay Wilder vs Anthony Joshua : Nigerian boxers to face off – Pulse Nigeria

Pulse Nigeria Deontay Wilder vs Anthony Joshua : Nigerian boxers to face offPulse NigeriaDeontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua two Heavyweight boxing champions who have embraced their Nigerian roots are set to face off. A unification fight between two of the heavyweights in world boxing has been asked for by supporters to determine who the …and more » More: continued here

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Josh Kelly named Boxing Writers’ Club Young Boxer of the Year at star-studded awards ceremony – The Independent

The Independent Josh Kelly named Boxing Writers' Club Young Boxer of the Year at star-studded awards ceremonyThe IndependentJosh Kelly has been named the Boxing Writers' Club Young Boxer of the Year at a star-studded awards ceremony in central London on Monday night. Kelly joins an illustrious list which includes the likes of Naseem Hamed, Ricky Hatton and Joe Calzaghe as … …

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