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Saunders cleared of doping by BBBofC

Billy Joe Saunders insists he is a “clean fighter” after he was found “not in breach of BBBofC or UKAD anti-doping regulations” by the British Boxing Board of Control. More: continued here

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HBO is ‘pivoting away’ from professional boxing, 45 years after broadcasting its first match – CT Post

CT Post HBO is 'pivoting away' from professional boxing, 45 years after broadcasting its first matchCT PostHBO announced on Thursday that it will be "pivoting away" from its live broadcasting of professional boxing matches, 45 years after the cable network televised its first fight. Peter Nelson, the executive vice president of HBO Sports, made the … More: continued here

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Why HBO is stunningly leaving boxing behind – New York Post

New York Post Why HBO is stunningly leaving boxing behindNew York PostHBO's boxing demise was a slow death caused partly by its own doing and partly because of a change in the boxing business. Once the premium network for some of the biggest fights in boxing history, HBO's dominance of the sport's biggest events and … More: continued here

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HBO Is Getting Out of The Boxing Business After 45 Years – Maxim

Maxim HBO Is Getting Out of The Boxing Business After 45 YearsMaximAfter 45 years of broadcasting boxing's biggest fights, HBO announced Thursday that it will no longer cover the Sweet Science after this October. A statement released by HBO and published by Yahoo reads, "Boxing has been part of our heritage for decades. More: continued here

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HBO getting out of the boxing business after 45 years – Reuters

HBO getting out of the boxing business after 45 yearsReutersWith the top fights on Pay Per View and boxing available on other places and platforms such as the streaming service DAZN, which in May partnered with Matchroom Boxing in a $1 billion eight-year deal to broadcast 16 U.S. based fights a year, HBO has … More: continued here

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Broadway Boxing 2018: How to watch Saturday’s Kings Theatre fights on SportsLive – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Broadway Boxing 2018: How to watch Saturday's Kings Theatre fights on SportsLiveCBSSports.comDiBella Entertainment's Broadway Boxing series will return this weekend for a Kings Theatre showcase of some of its top young fighters to celebrate its 15th anniversary after a seven-fight summer event in Long Island City. In partnership with Uprising … More: continued here

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HBO Jettisons Live Boxing in Favor of Sports-Themed Docs – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter HBO Jettisons Live Boxing in Favor of Sports-Themed DocsHollywood ReporterAfter 45 years in the ring, HBO is bailing on boxing. The premium network will no longer carry live and pay per view fights. HBO Sports president Peter Nelson broke the news, which had been rumored for weeks, to the network's boxing production staff on … More: continued here

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HBO is getting out of the live boxing game after 45 years – Awful Announcing

HBO is getting out of the live boxing game after 45 yearsAwful Announcing2019 marks the end of an era for professional boxing and HBO – according to the New York Times, the network announced to HBO Boxing staffers this morning that they would not be airing boxing next year. In fact, the final boxing card scheduled for the … More: continued …

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HBO to drop its boxing coverage at end of 2018 – ESPN

ESPN HBO to drop its boxing coverage at end of 2018ESPNAfter 45 years as the broadcaster for most of the biggest fights in boxing, as the platform that created modern pay-per-view and as the launching pad for most of the sport's biggest stars for decades, HBO announced on Thursday it was dropping its … More: continued here

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HBO Says It Is Leaving the Boxing Business – New York Times

New York Times HBO Says It Is Leaving the Boxing BusinessNew York TimesAfter 45 years, more than 1,000 fights and some of the most lucrative and controversial matches of all time, HBO is throwing in the towel on professional boxing. What started with a monumental upset seen by a relative handful of customers — George … More: continued here

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