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Ruiz Seeking Heavyweight Tournament.

BOSTON, Mass. (November 19, 2004) – After overcoming a bad call regarding a knockdown in the second round and being penalized a point in the fourth round (the first point reduction of his pro career and after being repeatedly and blatantly fouled by his opponent with no deductions by the …

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Rowland-Mendoza Tonight.

The main event middleweight attraction tonight at the Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit, MI, USA sees contenders Troy Rowland and Epifanio Mendoza go at it. Mendoza from Colombia has stunning knockouts of Rubin Williams and Tokunbo Olajide on his record and brings exciting power to the ring. Meanwhile, Rowland will enjoy …

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Hopkins Shuns De La Hoya Rematch?

Reports are currently circulating in the boxing world that undisputed middleweight champion of the world Bernard Hopkins has taken himself out of the running for a rematch with his most recent victim, boxing superstar Oscar de la Hoya. The Golden Boy Promotions press conference reported on this site that was …

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Salita Wins Again.

Dimitriy 'star of David' Salita won his latest fight last night on the DiBella Entertainments promoted card at the Manhattan CenterGrand Ballroom, New York, NY, USA. Salita took an eight round points decision over Paul Delgado. Salita, of Ukrainian descent and Jewish heritage, boxes out of New York. Having won …

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Gonzalez Stops Elizondo in Two.

In the main event of the Oscar de la Hoya promoted card in Corpus Christi, Texas, bantamweight contender Jhonny Gonzalez knocked out Gabriel Elizondo in the second round of an exciting confrontation. Elizondo drew first blood by putting Gonzalez to the canvas and it looked like Elizondo's unbeaten run might …

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Olympian Estrada Turns Pro.

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (November 18, 2004) – U.S. Olympic super heavyweight Jason Estrada today signed a promotional contract with Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports, Inc. He will make his pro debut December 10 in “Bragging Rights,” on CN8/The Comcast Network, at Foxwoods Resort Casino. “I’ve been waiting for this, …

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Vinson Back to Work Tonight.

Former Olympian of the 2000 games in Sydney Clarence 'untouchable' Vinson will contest his third comeback fight since losing a split decision to Heriberto Ruiz, the one and only loss on his record. Vinson will fight Cesar Morales, a fighter with only one less fight on his professional ledger than …

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Showtime Action in December.

Showtime boxing will close out its year with some very exciting matchups beginning with the fantastic showdowns taking place on December 4th at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Headlining the card will be the WBC lightweight championship featuring the champion Jose Luis Castillo versus Joel Casamayor. …

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Alex Arthur Set For December.

Super featherweight standout Alex Arthur will fight once again this year in his native Scotland on the third of December at the Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh. Arthur, known to boxing fans as 'Amazing,' will make his third return bout since losing a titanic tussle with Manchester's Michael Gomez last …

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Valuev-Nobles Clash This Saturday.

Click for larger Image Nicolay 'Beast from the East' Valuev of St. Petersburg in Russia will mark his thirty-ninth fight by taking on fellow unbeaten fighter, Gerald 'Jedi' Nobles of America. Valuev is a former Russian heavyweight champion and he stands at approximately seven feet tall and weighs in at …

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Arum Steps Down at Top Rank.

Former Top Rank Promotions president Bob Arum has stepped down from his position in the organization. The announcement arrived today and Arum was quick to announce his successor in the form of son-in-law Todd duBoef. Arum has been recognized for decades as one of boxing's two major promoters and he …

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