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Nov 22

Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker bout ‘won’t happen at 35%’, says Eddie Hearn

Anthony Joshua “would love to fight” Joseph Parker but Eddie Hearn says the New Zealander will not receive 35% of the revenue.

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Nov 22

James Toney: I should’ve knocked Donald Trump’s head off and saved the world lots of trouble

Twenty-six years after their first meeting Donald McRae catches up again with his favourite boxer as the outspoken 49-year-old former world champion prepares for an exhibition fight in Bristol before embarking on a career as a bounty hunter“Why?” James…

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Nov 22

Joseph Parker offers £20,000 for knockdown footage and ‘gifts’ for videos of Anthony Joshua

WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker offers £20,000 to anyone who can provide video footage of him being knocked down.

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Nov 22

IOC bans four Russian skeleton athletes for life over Sochi doping

Four Russian skeleton athletes, including Olympic champion Alexander Tretyakov, have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. Tretya…

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Nov 22

Parker offers £20,000 for knockdown footage and gifts for Joshua video

WBO champion Joseph Parker intensifies his pursuit of a bout with Anthony Joshua during a bizarre news conference.

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Nov 21

George Groves to fight Chris Eubank Jr in Super Series in Manchester

George Groves’ WBA super-middleweight title defence against Chris Eubank Jr will take place at the Manchester Arena on 17 February.

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Nov 21

One Fighter Nearly Put the UFC Out of Business In 2002

Before it began making solid profits in 2005, the Las Vegas-based fight promotion was heavily in debt and on the verge of going under. On September 27, 2002 the UFC held an event, UFC 39, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. A heavywe…

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Nov 20

Aiba’s Wu Ching-kuo steps down amid financial mismanagement allegations

• Wu suspended last month but investigation set to be dropped• Franco Falcinelli, currentlyAiba’s senior vice-president, to take overThe suspended leader of amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has announced he is stepping down amid allegations of fi…

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Nov 20

Bellew rematch postponed after Haye slips on stairs

David Haye’s heavyweight rematch with Tony Bellew is postponed after Haye slips on the stairs in a “freak” training accident.

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Nov 20

David Haye’s rematch with Tony Bellew postponed due to arm injury

• Haye suffered injury to biceps during training for 17 December bout• Promoters hoping to reschedule fight for 24 March or 5 MayDavid Haye has been forced to postpone his rematch with Tony Bellew after tearing his biceps during training.The injury-pro…

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Nov 20

Former Champ Fabricio Werdum Makes His Case for UFC Title Shot

Former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has been on a mission to regain his status as champion since losing the belt to Stipe Miocic at UFC 198 in May 2016. Following the one-sided decision, Werdum called for a title shot and rematch with Miocic. …

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Nov 20

Frampton needs extra fight, says Warren

Promoter Frank Warren believes Carl Frampton should look for another opponent before challenging for a world title next summer.

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Nov 19

Paddy Barnes delighted with performance in stoppage win

Paddy Barnes says he produced his best performance since turning pro as he lifted the WBO intercontinental flyweight title by stopping Nicaraguan Eliecer Quezada in six rounds.

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Nov 19

Jamie Conlan admits he was “no match” for classy Jerwin Ancajas

Jamie Conlan admits he was “no match” for champion Jerwin Ancajas, who stopped the Belfast man in six rounds in their IBF super-flyweight title contest.

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Nov 19

Frampton says he was tested by ‘hard man’ Garcia in winning ring return

Carl Frampton says he made the mistake of allowing Horacio Garcia to “fight his fight” as he had to work hard to beat the Mexican on points.

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Nov 18

Carl Frampton beats Horacio Garcia on points on return to ring

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton beats Mexican Horacio Garcia on points on his return to the ring after 10 months out of action.

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