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Boxing Perspective: Farewell Old Friend

Ex-championship prizefighter Oscar De La Hoya, now an established promoter and businessman, has given boxing aficionados around the world ample reason to lament following his curious and highly controversial acquisition of the sport's last remaining link to legitimacy. For those of us who still give a damn, and who, for …

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Boxing Profile: Junior Witter

It's Now Or Never He is a faceless title holder in an increasingly faceless sport, but come September 7 WBC Light Welterweight champion Junior Witter will get the opportunity to stand up and be seen. Witter, 33, is only weeks away from a career defining showdown with number one contender …

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Boxing Perspective: Joe Calzaghe

Over-Anxious Calzaghe Wins Ugly, Remains Unbeaten On a night in which he was under considerable pressure to sparkle, WBO and IBF super middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe was forced to dig deeper than anyone expected in order to overcome tough Cameroonian Sakio Bika. Having set a near flawless standard for himself …

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WBC Approves Peter-Toney Rematch

Samuel 'Nigerian Nightmare' Peter must grant James 'Lights Out' Toney an immediate rematch to determine an official challenger to champion Oleg Maskaev, ruled the WBC Board of Governors earlier this week. The decision comes after a sustained public outcry over the outcome of the pairs September 2 bout, which was …

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