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Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Conor Benn extends promotional deal with Eddie Hearn – SkySports

SkySports Conor Benn extends promotional deal with Eddie HearnSkySportsThe 21-year-old preserved his 11-fight unbeaten record in December as he climbed off the canvas twice to defeat Cedrick Peynaud on points and has pledged his future to promoter Eddie Hearn. Benn will resume his exciting career on the undercard for Amir …and more » More: continued here

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Kennedy: ‘Arrogant’ Okolie can get it

Craig Kennedy is confident that he has little to worry about if he gets a “dream opportunity” to take on Lawrence Okolie in Cardiff on the Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker undercard. More: continued here

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In This Corner Podcast: Underrated cruiserweight boxing, talking GGG-Canelo II – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com In This Corner Podcast: Underrated cruiserweight boxing, talking GGG-Canelo IICBSSports.comIn This Corner Podcast: Underrated cruiserweight boxing, talking GGG-Canelo II. Boxeo is back after a short absence to share initial thoughts on the GGG-Canelo Alvarez rematch. Brian Campbell mugshot; by Brian Campbell · @BCampbellCBS; 5m ago • 1 min … More: continued here

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Remembering South Side boxing coach, mentor and philosopher Martin McGarry – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Remembering South Side boxing coach, mentor and philosopher Martin McGarryChicago TribuneThat night, McGarry told me, "The boxing scene here is very healthy. More people are getting involved. There are some very good amateur fighters here. Some of the kids in this room, maybe a few of them, have thoughts of turning professional one day … More: continued here

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Craig Kennedy unimpressed by ‘arrogant’ Lawrence Okolie, accepts Cardiff fight offer – SkySports

SkySports Craig Kennedy unimpressed by 'arrogant' Lawrence Okolie, accepts Cardiff fight offerSkySportsLawrence Okolie's immediate reaction to his comprehensive victory over Isaac Chamberlain on points. "I've never come across Lawrence before but I know enough about him, I've been watching him since his career started and he's had an amazing platform … More: continued here

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KSI: Jake and Logan Paul ‘need a slap’ in the boxing ring – BBC News

BBC News KSI: Jake and Logan Paul 'need a slap' in the boxing ringBBC NewsKSI has called out Jake and Logan Paul following his boxing match against fellow YouTuber Joe Weller. The Londoner stopped Joe in the third round at the Copper Box Arena, in London, and has turned his attention elsewhere following the fight. "They both …YouTube stars KSI …

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Sports Minister praises GB Boxing’s elite success and grassroots impact – WBN – World Boxing News

Sports Minister praises GB Boxing's elite success and grassroots impactWBN – World Boxing NewsHer comments were made in a the Ministerial Foreword she contributed to GB Boxing's Annual Review 2016-17, 'Towards Future Success'. In the Foreword, Ms Crouch writes: “Since I became Minister for Sport in 2015, I have had the pleasure to meet with …Sports minister Tracey Crouch praises …

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Hatton, Malignaggi and Crolla launch ULTIMATE BOXXER, eight-man tournament kicks off April 28 – WBN – World Boxing News

Boxing News and Views Hatton, Malignaggi and Crolla launch ULTIMATE BOXXER, eight-man tournament kicks off April 28WBN – World Boxing NewsULTIMATE BOXXER was founded to provide a transformed boxing experience through their online power & flexibility. The product is designed to suit all boxing fans as well as those hooked on entertainment, event and celebrity experiences to catapult …Ricky Hatton …

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Tokyo 2020: Amateur boxing body plays down IOC threat – BBC Sport – BBC Sport

BBC Sport Tokyo 2020: Amateur boxing body plays down IOC threat – BBC SportBBC SportAmateur boxing's governing body says it is "confident" the sport will be at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, after concerns raised by the IOC.Boxing could face expulsion from Games, IOC warnsEyewitness NewsBoxing's place at Tokyo 2020 under threat as concerns grow about how the sport …

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Khan: AJ should head to America

Amir Khan says Anthony Joshua should firstly make his American debut before pursuing a blockbuster bout against US rival Deontay Wilder. More: continued here

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Gill targets Brit title shot

Jordan Gill can secure a British featherweight title fight if he defeats Jason Cunningham on the JDNXTGEN show in Manchester. More: continued here

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Paulie Malignaggi advises Conor McGregor to retire – SkySports

SkySports Paulie Malignaggi advises Conor McGregor to retireSkySportsFootball · F1 · Cricket · Rugby Union · Rugby League · Golf · Boxing· Tennis · Cycling · Racing · Darts · NFL · Motorsport · Netball · GAA · WWE · eSports · More Sports · Winter Olympics · Commonwealth Games · Joshua vs Parker · Score Centre · Video …De …

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Zolani Tete wins big at Boxing SA awards – Times LIVE – Times LIVE

Times LIVE Zolani Tete wins big at Boxing SA awards – Times LIVETimes LIVEZolani “Last Born” Tete deservedly walked away with the most sought-after Boxing South Africa 2017 Boxer of the Year award at the Boardwalk Casino in Port Elizabeth on Friday night. As if Tete's recognition for his big achievement – taking the interim …and more » More: continued here

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IOC warns boxing could be dropped from Olympics – Newshub

Newshub IOC warns boxing could be dropped from OlympicsNewshubBoxing could lose its place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics amid International Olympic Committee (IOC) concerns over the governance of amateur boxing's world governing body AIBA. IOC president Thomas Bach told reporters in Pyeongchang on Sunday the IOC was …Olympics: Boxing could face expulsion from Games, IOC warnsThe Straits Timesall 556 news …

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