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Johnson Guests on Radio Show.

Consensus 2004 Fighter of the Year Glencoffe Johnson is this Thursday night’s (Jan. 20) special guest on the New England Ringside Boxing Radio Show live on WWZN 1510 The Zone in Boston. The two-hour New England Ringside Boxing Radio Show – hosted by Ted Bodenrader, Anthony Pepe, Rick Brutti and …

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Hatton Begins Training.

Still no official word from the Warren camp has been released but it looks on the surface as if the light welterweight showdown between IBF champion Kostya Tszyu and challenger Ricky Hatton is certainly on as both fighters begin to tackle their training schedules. Though the fight is scheduled for …

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Elder to Fight for World Title?

Ebo Elder, one of the most prolific fighters in the world and current lightweight contender may be about to have all of his hard work pay off as a world title shot could be coming his way in his next fight. Currently holding a professional record of twenty-two wins with …

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Nicky Cook Injured.

European featherweight champion Nicky Cook was scheduled to defend his title against Dazzo Williams next month. Unfortunately, Cook was recently involved in a car accident that injured one of his shoulders, making him unable to make the defense of his championship so soon against Williams. Cook won the title with …

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Lewis Offered Klitschko Rematch?

Rumors are circulating around the boxing world that former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has been offered a considerable amount of money to emerge from his self-imposed retirement to face his last victime: Current heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. It is thought that in their initial meeting in June 2003, Lewis …

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McGirt Training Tyson.

© Tom Casino/Showtime Under the watchful eye of trainer Buddy McGirt, former world heavyweight champion "Iron" Mike Tyson is apparently training hard ahead of a potential fight later this year. Tyson has not fully rehabilitated the injured knee he suffered during his fight with Danny Williams last year, but nonetheless, …

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Quartey Wins Comeback Fight.

Former WBA world welterweight champion Ike "Bazooka" Quartey successfully returned to the ring on Friday night in his home country of Ghana. Quartey stopped a fighter named Clint McNeil in eight rounds after unleashing a vicious barrage of body shots upon his opponent. With his strength sapped, McNeil took a …

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Diaz on Main Events Special.

Professional boxing’s youngest world champion, Juan Diaz, will defend his WBA lightweight crown on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Main Events Special January 21 AT 9 p.m. ET when he meets WBA #10 ranked contender Billy Irwin at Reliant Center in Houston, Texas. WBO lightweight champ Diego Corrales will be studio …

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Halmich, Gomez and Schenk Successful.

Boxing championesse Regina Halmich made a successful start into 2005 for promoter Universum. On the first boxing event of this year the twenty-eight-year-old German beat her world title challenger Maryling Hernandez by unanimous decision and successfully defended her WIBF flyweight title by scores of 100:91 and 100:92 twice. A convincing …

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