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Haye: Land that hook, Bellew

David Haye says Tony Bellew can defeat Oleksandr Usyk in their undisputed world title fight if he lands the same left hook that toppled him. More: continued here

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Ewan MacKenna: Amateur boxing may have destroyed itself last weekend – and Ireland has serious questions to answer – Independent.ie

Independent.ie Ewan MacKenna: Amateur boxing may have destroyed itself last weekend – and Ireland has serious questions to answerIndependent.ieThe latest issue to hit the AIBA came last Saturday in Moscow with the election of Uzbekistan's Gafur Rakhimov as president, which leaves amateur boxing and all of its athletes – including our gold medal hopeful Joe Ward – potentially on the …

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HBO boxing run to end with women’s welterweight title fight on Dec. 8 – ESPN

ESPN HBO boxing run to end with women's welterweight title fight on Dec. 8ESPNThe 45-year history of boxing on HBO that began with the George Foreman-Joe Frazier world heavyweight championship showdown as fight No. 1 in 1973 will end with its 1,118th bout on Dec. 8 — with undisputed women's welterweight world champion …and more » More: continued here

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Krzysztof Glowacki looks to prove he belongs in WBSS – ESPN

ESPN Krzysztof Glowacki looks to prove he belongs in WBSSESPNWhen World Boxing Super Series organizers put together the first season's eight-man cruiserweight tournament, former world titlist Krzysztof Glowacki was the one fighter in the division who was left out of the mix that many believed deserved a spot in …and more » More: continued here

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Boxer Jones targets success at worlds – Eurosport.com

Boxer Jones targets success at worldsEurosport.comOriginally a kickboxer, the Portsmouth native was inspired to focus solely on boxing after women competed in the ring at the Olympics for the first time in London 2012, Nicola Adams winning a memorable medal. And Jones knows that the burgeoning nature … More: continued here

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Stricter rules for charity boxing match after tragedy – Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand Stricter rules for charity boxing match after tragedyRadio New ZealandConcerns about the safety of so-called corporate boxing has since been raised and the governing body for amateur and Olympic style boxing, Boxing New Zealand, has cut all ties with such events. The gravity of what happened to Mr Parsons was not lost on …Former light welterweight champ Billy …

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Professional boxing groups make moves to protect reputation – Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand Professional boxing groups make moves to protect reputationRadio New ZealandBoxing New Zealand has announced it is stopping its involvement to protect its reputation, and the Professional Boxing Commission is also looking at whether to continue with charity matches. The move comes after the death of Christchurch man Kain …Why corporate boxing is getting people killedThe SpinoffBoxing New Zealand …

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Boxing: Big strikers unveil Kiwanuka – New Vision

Boxing: Big strikers unveil KiwanukaNew VisionChairman Sam Buchanan disclosed this at a media briefing in Muyenga on Thursday where Kiwanuka was unveiled as the heavy weight professional boxer to face Kenya's Obadiah Mwangi in the fight due on Liberation Day. “Our target is to take boxing to the … More: continued here

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Felix Savon in Jail, Allegations of Sexual Assault of a Minor – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com Felix Savon in Jail, Allegations of Sexual Assault of a MinorBoxingScene.comBy Elisinio Castillo. According to numerous publications in Cuba, highly regarded boxing great Felix Savon – a three time Olympic champion – is behind bars on the island, after being accused of raping a minor. One of the reports, written by journalist … More: continued here

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IOC president has ‘serious concerns’ about boxing federation – ESPN

ESPN IOC president has 'serious concerns' about boxing federationESPNROME — The election of an Uzbek businessman accused of ties to organized crime as president of AIBA isn't the IOC's only problem with the amateur boxing association. Gafur Rakhimov, who is on a U.S. Treasury Department sanctions list for alleged links …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing news: Floyd Mayweather return scrapped, Anthony Joshua slammed, Wilder’s admission – Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk Boxing news: Floyd Mayweather return scrapped, Anthony Joshua slammed, Wilder's admissionExpress.co.ukFloyd Mayweather Jr has claimed his proposed fight with Tension Nasukawa at RIZIN 14 was never on the cards and that he didn't know of the 20-year-old kickboxer until he flew to Japan earlier this week. “Now that I am back on U.S. soil after a long and …Boxing: Floyd …

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Fire in the eyes of Tony Bellew

There is fire in the eyes of Tony Bellew, writes James Dielhenn, and it caught the attention of Oleksandr Usyk. But will it burn him? More: continued here

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