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Showtime CEO David Nevins commits to boxing, saying “There’s a great opportunity for us to own the high end” – Awful Announcing

Awful Announcing Showtime CEO David Nevins commits to boxing, saying “There's a great opportunity for us to own the high end”Awful AnnouncingAfter HBO announced their departure from showing live boxing matches in September, there was some talk that fellow premium cable channel Showtime might follow suit, with promoter Bob Arum even saying in October he expected a Showtime exit in …

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Al ‘Hollywood’ Meggett’s Charleston Boxing Club is shut down, needs $400K in renovations – Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post Courier Al 'Hollywood' Meggett's Charleston Boxing Club is shut down, needs $400K in renovationsCharleston Post CourierThe simple, two-story brick structure has been around since 1933. The man who started a boxing club there 35 years ago is older than the building itself, and hopes both will be around for years to come. Local boxing legend Al “Hollywood” Meggett …

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Katie Taylor to fight on Canelo Alvarez undercard – ESPN

ESPN Katie Taylor to fight on Canelo Alvarez undercardESPNUnified women's lightweight world titleholder Katie Taylor is headed stateside to defend her belts against Eva Wahlstrom, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Tuesday. The fight has been added to the undercard of unified middleweight …and more » More: continued here

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What non-contact boxing can teach you about career and business – Fast Company

Fast Company What non-contact boxing can teach you about career and businessFast CompanyLately, I've been likening work life to non-contact boxing. The sport trains us to confront conflict and complexity with maximum impact and minimal harm–a more apt metaphor for what it takes to be a great colleague or leader today. Here are the reasons … More: continued here

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‘Brook will easily make 147lbs’

Kell Brook will easily make the welterweight limit for a fight in early 2019 if need be but has to firstly show his class against “banana skin” Michael Zerafa, says John Fewkes. More: continued here

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Boxing schedule for 2018 features Canelo Alvarez, Vasiliy Lomachenko, Charlo brothers – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Boxing schedule for 2018 features Canelo Alvarez, Vasiliy Lomachenko, Charlo brothersCBSSports.comBusiness is booming for boxing so far this year. After a trio of greats fights to kick off 2018 — including Deontay Wilder's thunderous knockout of Luis Ortiz — Anthony Joshua put on a less-than-stellar performance against Joseph Parker in Cardiff … More: continued here

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Boxing: Ex-WBA middleweight champ Murata to continue fighting – Kyodo News Plus

Kyodo News Plus Boxing: Ex-WBA middleweight champ Murata to continue fightingKyodo News PlusJapanese boxer Ryota Murata, who lost his WBA middleweight title in October, announced Tuesday that he will continue his career. Following his defeat by unanimous decision to American Rob Brant in his second defense of the world title, the 32-year-old …and more » More: continued here

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