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BARNES TARGETS HARE.

British welterweight champion David Barnes is confident that he will retain his title against James Hare on the 12th of November at the Northbridge leisure centre in Halifax. Barnes and Hare face each other in a real 'trade' fight that is sure to excite the capacity crowd in attendance and …

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Calzaghe and Warren Ink A New Deal.

WBO super middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe of Wales celebrated the latest successful defense of his title, a points win over Egyptian Kabary Salem by signing a new contract that will keep him with promoter Frank Warren for the forseeable future. Calzaghe has long yearned to test his skills and power …

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Freitas Return Ensures an Explosive December.

Former undefeated super featherweight and lightweight champion Acelino Freitas will reassume his career in his native Brazil on December the 11th. An opponent for Freitas is yet to be determined but the appearance will give the boxing world an opportunity to gauge exactly how affected he has been by his …

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Ward to Tour With U.S. Marines Boxing Team.

BOSTON, Mass. (October 28, 2004). One of boxing’s most popular fighters of all-time, 'Irish' Micky Ward, has been selected as the official goodwill ambassador for the U.S. Marines boxing team “Great Northeast Tour,” commencing November 9th at The Roxy in Boston and continuing that week at Foxwoods Resort Casino and …

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Sharmba Mitchell: “Tszyu Cannot Beat Me.”

Interim IBF 140-pound champion Sharmba Mitchell held an open media workout at Joe Goossen’s Gym in Van Nuys, California, October 27th. Two of boxing’s most talented pound-for-pound fighters will square off in a highly anticipated rematch when International Boxing Federation (IBF) “Super” 140-pound champion Kostya Tszyu defends his title against …

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Sam Soliman: The King’s Wish List

Australian middleweight star Sam 'The King' Soliman issues an open challenge to the biggest names in the middleweight division. Bernard Hopkins: A true champion who will be long remembered for his hold over the middleweight division. We have called you out on numerous occasions over the past eighteen months, begging …

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Wladimir Sidorenko wins WBA bantam eliminator.

Rostock – Undefeated Ukrainian bantamweight contender Wladimir Sidorenko beat former world champion Leo Gamez with a unanimous decision over 12 rounds in a WBA bantamweight eliminator on Tuesday in Rostock, Germany. Sidorenko who was headlining the Spotlight Boxing event at Scandlines Arena displayed impressive speed, power and combination punching. But …

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Leonard Dorin Retires From Boxing.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Romanian light welterweight fighter Leonard 'The Lion' Dorin has announced his retirement from professional boxing. During a six year career, Dorin won the WBA lightweight title and successfully defended it before fighting to a contentious draw with IBF lightweight titlist Paul Spadafora, a fight that an overwhelming …

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