This Month in Boxing History.

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November - Evander Holyfield V Riddick Bowe 1992-1995. The heavyweight division in 1992 was looking to the future after the incarceration of Mike Tyson. The champion was Evander Holyfield and the two brightest young heavyweights coming through the ranks were Olympians Lennox Lewis and Riddick Bowe. Holyfield was being criticized …

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Oscar Dissolves Top Rank Ties.

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In addition to announcing the continuation of his career as a welterweight fighter, Oscar de la Hoya recently declared the dissolution of his contractual agreement with long-time promoter Top Rank. De La Hoya split with Bob Arum's Top Rank a few years ago amid much acrimony and a war of …

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De La Hoya Will Fight On.

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Former six weight world champion and modern day boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya has decided to remain in boxing but at his more natural fighting weight of the 147-pound welterweight division. De La Hoya lost two of his high profile fights at welterweight to Felix Trinidad and then Shane …

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Middleweight movements

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After Ronald 'Winky' Wright's majority decision and second consecutive defeat of 'Sugar' Shane Mosley, the champion signaled his desire to make himself available for the big fights with the priority being a showdown with Puerto Rico's awesome puncher Felx 'Tito' Trinidad. Wright has always been a quality operator but his …

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Rant Time.

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Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are implicitly those of the author and do not reflect those of saddoboxing.com in general. Ladies and gentlemen, introducing the artist formerly known as the origami ornament, the one, the only (thank God) WBA escapology champion of the world John Ruiz! I have …

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Ledwaba Bests Baloyi.

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Tonight in Carnival City, South Africa the IBO super featherweight championship of the world was on the line between Cassius Baloyi and Lehlohonolo Ledwaba, both of South African nationality. Ledwaba took the decision over the twelve round duration to gather himself the title in his first big outing since losing …

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Gardner Beats Olajide.

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In the main support bout of the Wright-Mosley II clash held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas tonight, Ian Gardner moved his record to eighteen wins and only one defeat when he took a rather uneventful unanimous decision over the much more well known Tokunbo Olajide. Olajide …

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Valuev Stays Unbeaten.

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Click for larger Image Russia's giant heavyweight Nicolay Valuev remained unbeaten tonight in the main event of the fight card held in Kempten, Germany by being awarded the fight by disqualification over his opponent, America's Gerald Nobles. Nobles, who was also unbeaten before the fight, got himself thrown out of …

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Samil Sam Stops Bakhtov.

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Sinan 'Bull of the Bosporous' Samil Sam stopped his most recent opponent Dennis Bakhtov in the tenth round of a heavyweight attraction tonight in Kempten, Germany. Sam, who lost a highly publicized fight on HBO last year to Cuba's Juan Carlos Gomez has been trying to reassert himself in the …

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