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Boxing world pays tribute at Enzo Calzaghe funeral – BBC News

BBC News Boxing world pays tribute at Enzo Calzaghe funeralBBC NewsThe focus of the boxing world is on a small town in the south Wales valleys for Enzo Calzaghe's funeral. Enzo, who arrived in Wales in the early 1970s after emigrating from Sardinia, died on 17 September, aged 69. A former musician turned boxing…and more » More: continued here

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Boxing: Why Joseph Parker won’t fight UFC star Mark Hunt – Newshub

Newshub Boxing: Why Joseph Parker won't fight UFC star Mark HuntNewshubKiwi heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker has laughed off the idea his next boxing bout should be against Kiwi UFC star Mark Hunt. Parker's former promoter Dean Lonergan told RadioLIVE last week that fighting Hunt would be the perfect comeback fight for the …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing – Staples Center confirmed as venue for Wilder v Fury bout – euronews

euronews Boxing – Staples Center confirmed as venue for Wilder v Fury bouteuronews(Reuters) – WBC champion Deontay Wilder's heavyweight title defence against Britain's Tyson Fury will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The venue for the Dec. 1 bout was announced by Showtime Boxing, who will air the fight in the United …Joshua-Wilder would be great for …

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HBO Sports To TKO Boxing At Year’s End – Deadline

Deadline HBO Sports To TKO Boxing At Year's EndDeadlineHBO said today that it will end its live boxing programming at the end of 2018, a final bell at the pay-cable network that made the sport famous with the advent pay-per-view and by showcasing superstars from Mike Tyson, Oscar de La Hoya and Sugar Ray …HBO ends 43-year relationship with boxing and …

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Boxing champion Claressa Shields labels Serena Williams ‘not nice’ and ‘not fan-friendly’ after meeting – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au Boxing champion Claressa Shields labels Serena Williams 'not nice' and 'not fan-friendly' after meetingNEWS.com.auShields won two gold medals at the Rio Olympics, the first US boxer to achieve the feat. She has since turned professional and is undefeated with the two unified world championships. “She was kind of mean to a lot of people at the Olympics and just …

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HBO to drop live boxing after 45 years – Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle HBO to drop live boxing after 45 yearsHouston ChronicleNEW YORK (AP) — HBO is getting out of the live boxing business after more than 1,000 fights over four decades of telecasts. The network will televise the Oct. 27 middleweight title fight between Danny Jacobs and Sergiy Derevyanchenko, then bow out … More: continued here

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Predictions: Groves vs Smith

George Groves and Callum Smith are in Jeddah to battle it out in the World Boxing Super Series final – but who do our Panel believe will win? More: continued here

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Groves dares Smith to be great

George Groves sees glaring vulnerability in his unbeaten challenger and questions whether Callum Smith can take a leap of faith in the World Boxing Super Series final. More: continued here

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HBO Doesn’t Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With Netflix – Bloomberg

Bloomberg HBO Doesn't Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With NetflixBloombergThe pay-TV network, now owned by AT&T Inc., says it will no longer air boxing matches after this year as viewership declines and fight fans become an increasingly tiny portion of its subscriber base. It's one of the biggest visible strategy changes to …and more » More: continued here

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World Boxing Super Series: Chapter One Closes – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com World Boxing Super Series: Chapter One ClosesBoxingScene.comBy Cliff Rold. When the first iteration of the World Boxing Super Series was announced, it was easy to wonder if it could really all come together. The cruiserweight field looked stronger on paper and proved to be so in the ring. It produced a pair of …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing tournament benefitting Albany youth | News | wtxl.com – WTXL ABC 27

WTXL ABC 27 Boxing tournament benefitting Albany youth | News | wtxl.comWTXL ABC 27ALBANY, Ga. (WTXL) – Beat the Streetz boxing and trophy company is presenting the first annual "Put Down the Guns and Pick Up the Gloves" boxing …Beat the streetz and trophy company presenting boxing tournament in AlbanyWALBall 2 news articles » More: continued here

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Jon Jones vows to quit UFC and wants switch to boxing to face … – The Sun

The Sun Jon Jones vows to quit UFC and wants switch to boxing to face …The SunFormer heavyweight champ Jones says he has nothing left to prove in UFC.Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury is official: Boxing Report 2018 (photos)cleveland.com (blog)Jon Jones Is Considering 'Big Fights' Inside The Boxing RingLowKick MMAall 111 news articles » More: continued here

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HBO pivots away from live boxing – NBCNews.com

HBO pivots away from live boxingNBCNews.comAT&T-owned HBO said on Thursday it would no longer program live boxing, at least in the short term. The network said in a statement: "Going forward in 2019, we will be pivoting away from programming live boxing on HBO," adding that it could still look … More: continued here

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HBO Doesn’t Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With Netflix – Washington Post

Washington Post HBO Doesn't Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With NetflixWashington PostHBO is walking out of the ring, and it's the right move. The pay-TV network, now owned by AT&T Inc., says it will no longer air boxing matches after this year as viewership declines and fight fans become an increasingly tiny portion of its subscriber base.and more » More: continued …

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