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Boxing: Wilder predicts he will make quick work of Fury – Reuters

Reuters Boxing: Wilder predicts he will make quick work of FuryReuters(Reuters) – Deontay Wilder weighed in 44 pounds lighter than Tyson Fury on Friday but still had no doubts he will knock out the Briton in their WBC heavyweight world title fight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. “It's definitely the most important …'I always pictured myself as a …

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IOC ‘stop planning’ for boxing at Tokyo 2020 OIympics – RTE.ie

RTE.ie IOC 'stop planning' for boxing at Tokyo 2020 OIympicsRTE.ieIt referred to that enquiry as "the initiation of a procedure which can lead to the withdrawal of recognition for AIBA" but said it still hoped boxing would be part of the programme. "The IOC Executive Board makes all efforts to protect the athletes …International Boxing Association under IOC investigation as …

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Fabio Turchi retains WBC belt, stops Tony Conquest in Florence – Sporting News

Sporting News Fabio Turchi retains WBC belt, stops Tony Conquest in FlorenceSporting News"I've been boxing for 20 years. I shouldn't be doing a physical thing and (now) I'm European champion, I can't explain it." In other fights on the card: Martin J. Ward won the vacant WBC International silver super featherweight title by split decision …and more » More: continued here

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‘I always pictured myself as a goalkeeper’ – How Deontay Wilder took up boxing to look after his daughter – Goal.com

Goal.com 'I always pictured myself as a goalkeeper' – How Deontay Wilder took up boxing to look after his daughterGoal.comIt was that desire to make money that pushed him towards boxing, with Wilder naively thinking that it was easy to make money fast in the fight game. He had easily won every single street fight he had been involved in …

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IOC orders inquiry into troubled amateur boxing body AIBA – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz IOC orders inquiry into troubled amateur boxing body AIBAStuff.co.nzThe full IOC membership next meets in June in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is a deadline the IOC suggested for a final decision on boxing's future. One option for the IOC is to organise an Olympic boxing tournament, including qualifying, outside of …IOC 'stop planning' for boxing at Tokyo 2020 OIympicsRTE.ieInternational Boxing …

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IOC Halts Planning For ’20 Olympic Boxing Tourney Amid AIBA Inquiry – SportsBusiness Daily

SportsBusiness Daily IOC Halts Planning For '20 Olympic Boxing Tourney Amid AIBA InquirySportsBusiness DailyAIBA was barred from using any Olympic properties for any communications or promotional materials Photo: getty images The IOC put planning for the boxing tournament at the '20 Tokyo Games "on hold" in a move that "could see the governing body AIBA … More: continued here

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Olympic Boxing Is In A Mess Of Trouble – Deadspin

Deadspin Olympic Boxing Is In A Mess Of TroubleDeadspinThese went beyond the usual “how to extract millions of dollars from a few new host cities” concerns to encompass recognizing new sports like kickboxing and the Russian martial art sambo and figuring what the hell to do with boxing. That last one's tricky.Boxing at 2020 Olympic Games under threat as IOC …

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IOC orders inquiry into amateur boxing body AIBA – ESPN

ESPN IOC orders inquiry into amateur boxing body AIBAESPNTOKYO — The International Olympic Committee ordered an inquiry Friday into the amateur boxing federation, which elected an alleged heroin trafficker as president four weeks ago. The IOC said AIBA cannot contact organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics …Boxing at 2020 Olympic Games under threat as IOC investigatesThe GuardianBoxing still on the ropes …

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International Boxing Association under IOC investigation as Tokyo 2020 plans frozen – BBC Sport

BBC Sport International Boxing Association under IOC investigation as Tokyo 2020 plans frozenBBC SportFrozen the planning for the Olympic boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020, including official contact between AIBA and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, ticket sales, approval and implementation of a qualification system, test event planning and …IOC 'stop planning' for boxing at Tokyo 2020 OIympicsRTE.ieIOC orders inquiry into …

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IOC halts planning for boxing at 2020 Olympics, opens AIBA probe – Yahoo Sports

Yahoo Sports IOC halts planning for boxing at 2020 Olympics, opens AIBA probeYahoo SportsTokyo (AFP) – The International Olympic Committee Friday froze preparations for boxing at the 2020 Games and launched a probe into the sport's troubled governing body, warning it could be stripped of the right to run the competition. The IOC stressed …IOC orders inquiry into troubled amateur …

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The reason why Deontay Wilder hasn’t become boxing’s American superstar – Sporting News

Sporting News The reason why Deontay Wilder hasn't become boxing's American superstarSporting NewsAsk anybody in boxing why Deontay Wilder isn't a massive crossover star and you'll get a shrug and some sort of variation with the words 'I don't know' sprinkled within the conjecture. After all, the 33-year-old stands at a towering 6-7, competes in …Wilder vs. Fury: Two Unpredictable …

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