Middleweights on a Scale.

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The Middleweight division has always been economical when in comparison to the other weight divisions. A weight class with Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Robinson, Thomas Hearns, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran and a whole list of other quality boxers. The current Middleweight division is home to Felix "Tito" Trinidad, Jermain …

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Corrales-Castillo Announced.

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In a matchup the fans, media – and fighters themselves -- have been demanding for many months, the two lightweight boxers recognized as the most talented in the world will square off when World Boxing Organization (WBO) Champion Diego “Chico’’ Corrales takes on two-time World Boxing Council (WBC) Champion Jose …

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Warren Disputes Muhammad’s Claims.

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Promoter Frank Warren has responded to comments made yesterday by Murad Muhammad claiming that he has offered IBF World Light-Welterweight Champion Kostya Tszyu a four-fight deal including a showdown with Ricky Hatton in Sydney. "Our position on this matter is very clear," started Warren. "I have negotiated solely with Kostya …

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Ruiz Lashes Out at Byrd.

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“Any time, any place, and he can bring the ref”-John Ruiz. World Boxing Association heavyweight champion John “The Quietman” Ruiz (41-5-1, 28 KOs) has responded to derogatory remarks recently made about him by International Boxing Federation heavyweight title-holder Chris Byrd (38-2-1, 20 KOs). “I’ll fight Byrd any time, any place, …

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Glen Johnson: On Top of the World.

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Glen Johnson strode confidently towards the ring to face Antonio Tarver. Gone was the wide-eyed bemusement etched across his face just three months ago before his defeat of Roy Jones Jr. Johnson was still a humble figure and diligent in preparation, but this new swagger of his, topped by a …

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2004: A Year in Review.

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2004 has been quite an extraordinary year for boxing. As well as witnessing the demise of mainstays such as Roy Jones Jr. and Mike Tyson, we have also witnessed the rise of the next crop of boxing superstars. Jeff Lacy, Miguel Cotto and Kassim Ouma won their first world titles …

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Floyd May Weather His Own Storm.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr., a boxer with tremendous skills in the areas of speed and effective punching. Add that to his skyscraper height of self-confidence and agile defense and you have a high-toned fighter who can take over the light welterweight/welterweight divisions with an iron fist. From the super featherweight title …

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The Heavyweight Circle.

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I am focusing my thoughts on the current arrangement of the heavyweight division that has emerged into a boxing fan’s worst nightmare. It seems as if we have entered into the everlasting obsession that bigger is better and it seems as if we lost translation of what it takes to …

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Spadafora Pleads Guilty in Shooting.

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Former IBF lightweight champion Paul Spadafora pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and a weapons charge Monday for shooting his girlfriend last year. Prosecutors dropped charges of attempted homicide and reckless endangerment. Spadafora was charged with shooting Nadine Russo in the abdomen on Oct. 26, 2003, because he was upset she …

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