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Nov 17

Joseph Parker: WBO champion tells Anthony Joshua ‘pay me respectable 40%’

Joseph Parker tells Anthony Joshua to pay him a “respectable 40%” for a chance to fight for the New Zealander’s WBO title next year.

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Nov 16

Frampton predicts ‘explosive’ return to ring against Garcia

Carl Frampton says he will stop Mexican Horacio Garcia in Belfast on Saturday and set up a return to the world title stage in 2018.

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Nov 16

Boxer Lawrence Okolie on being bullied at school for his weight

British boxer Lawrence Okolie opens up on being bullied at school for his weight and how playing sport built up his confidence and transformed his life.

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Nov 15

Jamie Conlan ready to grab world title chance after long road

Jamie Conlan says he won’t let slip his big world title chance after a long road when he faces IBF super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas in Belfast on Saturday.

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Nov 15

Jamie Conlan: Belfast fighter confident of world title victory

Jamie Conlan believes his mental strength will earn him victory over IBF world super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas in Belfast.

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Nov 14

DeGale v Truax, Selby v Ramirez as December card is finalised

James DeGale defends his IBF super-middleweight title against Caleb Truax, while IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby faces Eduardo Ramirez on the same 9 December card.

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Nov 14

Katie Taylor to defend WBA world lightweight title against American Jessica McCaskill

Katie Taylor will defend her WBA world lightweight title against American Jessica McCaskill in London on Wednesday, 13 December.

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Nov 14

Anthony Ogogo: ‘To complete my story of overcoming adversity, I need to become world champion’ | Donald McRae

After a bronze medal at London 2012 and a successful start to his professional career the boxer’s life fell apart following a devastating eye injury in 2016 from which he is determined to recoverAnthony Ogogo has been an Olympic bronze medallist, a mod…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/14/anthony-ogogo-eye-injury-recovery-boxing-interview

Nov 13

Daniel Jacobs shows his class and puts Billy Joe Saunders fight in the frame | Kevin Mitchell

Eddie Hearn’s American middleweight put Golovkin defeat behind him by outpointing Luís Arias and Hearn will have some negotiating to do if Frank Warren’s Saunders wins in Canada next monthEddie Hearn’s invasion of America was not quite on a par with th…

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Nov 12

Josh Taylor: Scot wants European title fight after Miguel Vazquez victory

Josh Taylor eyes a European title shot after making a “massive statement” by becoming the first fighter to stop Mexican Miguel Vazquez.

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Nov 12

Smith beats Williams in world title eliminator

England’s Liam Smith secures a world title shot with a win by majority decision over Welshman Liam Williams in their super welterweight contest.

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Nov 11

Scotland’s Taylor beats Vazquez to retain WBC silver title

Scotland’s Josh Taylor makes it 11 wins from 11 professional fights with a ninth-round stoppage of experienced Mexican Miguel Vazquez.

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Nov 10

Josh Taylor ready to face ‘trickiest opponent so far’ in Miguel Vazquez

Josh Taylor says losing to Miguel Vazquez would be a bump on the road to the world title, but is confident he will defeat the Mexican.

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Nov 09

Mike Tyson: Former heavyweight champion prevented from entering Chile

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has been prevented from entering Chile due to his criminal record.

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Nov 09

‘Absolutely no question’ Joshua will fight Wilder in 2018 – Hearn

Promoter Eddie Hearn expects the “biggest fight in boxing” between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder to take place in 2018.

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Nov 09

Boxing: Liam Smith and Liam Williams are ready for grudge rematch in Newcastle

After a controversial end to their first fight, Liam Smith and Liam Williams meet on Saturday for a chance to become Britain’s next world champion.

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