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Dawson Headlines at Foxwoods.

PROVIDENCE, RI (November 22, 2004) – World Boxing Council youth middleweight champion 'Bad' Chad Dawson (15-0, 10 KOs), of New Haven (CT), has a lot to be thankful for this holiday. Dawson will be featured in his first main event December 10 against former World Boxing Association champion Carl 'The …

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2005: The Year For ‘A-Force’?

Former Olympic super heavyweight champion Audley Harrison fought three times in 2004, defeating two undefeated fighters along the way to claiming himself the WBF heavyweight title. It is almost five years since his Olympic triumph and many of the Olympic class of 2000 have progressed much further than he has. …

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Oscar Dissolves Top Rank Ties.

In addition to announcing the continuation of his career as a welterweight fighter, Oscar de la Hoya recently declared the dissolution of his contractual agreement with long-time promoter Top Rank. De La Hoya split with Bob Arum's Top Rank a few years ago amid much acrimony and a war of …

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De La Hoya Will Fight On.

Former six weight world champion and modern day boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya has decided to remain in boxing but at his more natural fighting weight of the 147-pound welterweight division. De La Hoya lost two of his high profile fights at welterweight to Felix Trinidad and then Shane …

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Middleweight movements

After Ronald 'Winky' Wright's majority decision and second consecutive defeat of 'Sugar' Shane Mosley, the champion signaled his desire to make himself available for the big fights with the priority being a showdown with Puerto Rico's awesome puncher Felx 'Tito' Trinidad. Wright has always been a quality operator but his …

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Ledwaba Bests Baloyi.

Tonight in Carnival City, South Africa the IBO super featherweight championship of the world was on the line between Cassius Baloyi and Lehlohonolo Ledwaba, both of South African nationality. Ledwaba took the decision over the twelve round duration to gather himself the title in his first big outing since losing …

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Gardner Beats Olajide.

In the main support bout of the Wright-Mosley II clash held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas tonight, Ian Gardner moved his record to eighteen wins and only one defeat when he took a rather uneventful unanimous decision over the much more well known Tokunbo Olajide. Olajide …

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Hopkins-De La Hoya Announcement Made.

Two of boxing's biggest stars to duplicate United Artists' approach inrevolutionizing the sport. LOS ANGELES, November 20 - The year was 1919, almost eighty-five years ago, when four legendary actors decided that it was time to set a new direction for the entertainment industry. Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks …

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Showtime’s Friday Fights Coverage.

DETROIT, Mich. (Nov. 19, 2004) – Troy Rowland got off the canvas to take a unanimous ten-round decision, scored 97-92 (twice) and 96-93, over Epifanio Mendoza Friday on “ShoBox: The New Generation.” In the welterweight co-feature from the Michigan State Fairgrounds in Detroit, Mich., Shamone Alvarez easily defeated Mohammed Kayongo …

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Hopkins-De La Hoya Announcement Soon.

The major announcement once declared and then cancelled has been rescheduled concerning world middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins and Oscar de la Hoya. Golden Boy Promotions have released information indicating that the announcement will be made on Saturday, November 20th at Noon in the MGM Grand Hollywood Theater in Las Vegas, …

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