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Jan 18

Former boxer Anthony Small charged with terror offence

Anthony Small is accused of encouraging acts of terrorism in connection with a video posted online.

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Jan 18

Josh Taylor to meet Humberto Soto in Glasgow

Josh Taylor will defend his WBC silver super lightweight title against Mexican veteran Humberto Soto in March.

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Jan 17

Frampton preparing for ‘must-win’ fight against Donaire

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton says he “needs to win and needs to win with style” when he takes on Filipino former four-weight world champion Nonito Donaire at the SSE Arena on 21 April.

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Jan 17

Joshua v Parker: David Price wants Alexander Povetkin bout on undercard

British heavyweight David Price agrees to face Russia’s Alexander Povetkin on the Anthony Joshua undercard in Cardiff.

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Jan 16

Anthony Joshua: I’m becoming a complete fighter

Anthony Joshua tells the BBC’s boxing correspondent Mike Costello that he is becoming a ‘complete fighter’.

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Jan 16

Anthony Joshua laughs off Joseph Parker’s ‘king of steroids’ claim

Anthony Joshua laughs off claims of drug use after Joseph Parker dubbed him the “king of steroids”.

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Jan 16

Joseph Parker: I don’t see Anthony Joshua as a drugs cheat

WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker tells the BBC’s boxing correspondent Mike Costello that his comments about Anthony Joshua using steroids were ‘silly throwaway lines’.

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Jan 16

Anthony Joshua dismisses glass jaw jibes by Joseph Parker team as ‘fake news’

• Joshua denies being knocked down several times in sparring• Parker admits ‘steroids’ barb ‘wasn’t the best thing to say’Anthony Joshua laughed off jibes that he has a glass jaw as fake news in his first face-to-face meeting with Joseph Parker in Lond…

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Jan 16

‘I feel I can be the greatest’: the West Virginia amateur boxers battling for glory — video

Rough N Rowdy offers impoverished hopefuls, most with limited skills and little training, the chance to win $1,000 and make a name for themselves in the boxing ring. The event is being broadcast by Barroom Sports, whose CEO, Dave Portnoy, says people w…

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Jan 16

A puncher’s chance: amateur fight event offers a desperate swing at glory

A website bought the broadcast rights to a ‘redneck’ boxing event but each of the fighters from impoverished West Virginia has his own hopes and dreamsGeorge White is eating pizza in the living area of his one-bedroom trailer in Princeton, West Virgini…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/16/a-punchers-chance-amateur-fight-event-offers-a-desperate-swing-at-glory

Jan 15

‘Britain the focus of heavyweight championship – 2018 could be special’

BBC boxing correspondent Mike Costello says Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker could be part of a special year for British boxing.

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Jan 14

Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker fight announced for Cardiff in March

Britain’s Anthony Joshua will meet Joseph Parker in a world heavyweight unification fight in Cardiff on 31 March.

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Jan 14

Anthony Joshua to fight Joseph Parker in March in heavyweight unification bout

Fight set for 31 March at Cardiff’s Principality StadiumParker tells British boxer to prepare for ‘huge shock’Anthony Joshua will fight Joseph Parker for the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 31 March.Joshua holds…

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Jan 14

Mukkabaaz review – heavyweight cross-caste love story

Indian director Anurag Kashyap’s rowdy boxing drama is packed with thrilling punchesThe title of the latest film from Indian independent cinema’s prolific maverick Anurag Kashyap refers to the central character, aspiring boxer Shravan (Vineet Kumar Sin…

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Jan 13

Scott Quigg v Oscar Valdez: Eddie Hearn says WBO featherweight title bout is on

Former WBA super-bantamweight world champion Scott Quigg is to fight Oscar Valdez for the WBO featherweight crown, says Eddie Hearn.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42675317

Jan 12

Deontay Wilder to fight Luis Ortiz in New York on 3 March

WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will defend his title against Luis Ortiz on Saturday, 3 March in New York.

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