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Cintron and Margarito Headline.

Kermit Cintron and Antonio Margarito, two of the world’s finest welterweights will headline the Feb 18 edition of ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights Main Events Special” from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, it was announced today by Main Events CEO Kathy Duva. Welterweight bomber Kermit Cintron will defend his WBO-interim …

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Atlas Foundation Fundraiser.

At the annual Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation fundraiser in November, boxing commentator and fight trainer Teddy Atlas went up to the microphone to tell the thousand in attendance about Jimmy Brown. A young man in his mid-twenties, Brown was paralyzed due to broken vertebrae sustained in an accident. Now, he …

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Calzaghe-Echols?

Further to our report yesterday regarding the current situation of WBO super middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe, it appears that Calzaghe's sixteenth defense of his title may come against hard-hitting American Antwun Echols. Echols is well known for his brace of fights at middleweight with Bernard Hopkins, the second of which …

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Peter-Diaz Added to Mayweather Card.

An intriguing heavyweight attraction will play the chief support role to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Henry Bruseles fight later this month in the American Airlines Arena in Miami, USA. Knockout artist and current heavyweight hopeful Samuel Peter will face Cuban heavyweight Yanqui Diaz (formerly Yamplier Azcuy) over twelve rounds. The last …

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Golden Boy Restructures.

Three years after its formation, Golden Boy Promotions announced today a restructuring with includes the formation of a separate entity, Roy Englebrecht Promotions. The new company will be majority controlled by Roy Englebrecht, while Golden Boy Promotions will retain a significant equity stake. Roy Englebrecht Promotions will be located in …

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DiBella Blazes at Navarro Loss.

Don't talk to promoter Lou DiBella about a Happy New Year. It hasn't been a happy start for DiBella Entertainment and their prized super flyweight star Jose Navarro. Earlier today in Tokyo, Japan, Navarro squared off against Katsushige Kawashima for the WBC 115-pound title at Ariake Coliseum. Kawashima, the champion, …

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Spinks and Judah Ready for Rematch.

Pulling no punches, SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING will come out with both fists blazing on Feb. 5, 2005, when its first telecast of the year will feature a grudge rematch between World Boxing Association/World Boxing Council/International Boxing Click for larger image© Tom Casino/Showtime Federation (WBA/WBC/IBF) Welterweight Champion Cory Spinks and former …

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Saddoboxing.com Forum Upgrade.

During the last few days of 2004, we experienced some technical difficulties with our popular boxing forum. However, I'm delighted to announce that the forum is back and better than ever thanks to a brilliant upgrade by Saddo. The forum is faster, looking sharp and full of great new features …

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Williams Claims Injury.

Former WBC heavyweight title challenger Danny Williams recently informed the media that he suffered an injury to his right shoulder during the second round of his challenge to world champion Vitali Klitschko last month. Williams, who fought through a dislocated shoulder injury to knock out Mark Potter in a domestic …

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Calzaghe Waits For Opponent.

WBO super middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe is preparing to make the sixteenth defense of his title in front of the fans at the MEN arena in Manchester, England on the eleventh of February, but an opponent for him is yet to be determined. Strong indications are that Calzaghe will have …

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Mesi to Sue NYSAC.

The saga of heavyweight contender Joe Mesi continues as he has announced that he intends to sue the New York State Athletic Commission. Mesi recently once again used the world boxing media to announce his intent to resume his boxing career but this latest development indicates that Mesi might well …

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Tszyu Holding out on Hatton?

The obligatory war of words that appears to plague potentially big fights involving Ricky Hatton has escalated between Hatton's camp and that of current IBF light welterweight champion Kostya Tszyu. Tszyu's camp have fired back at assertions from Hatton's promoter in England, Frank Warren, that Tszyu will have to receive …

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