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Heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder on Wednesday gave unified titleholder Anthony Joshua 50 million causes to combat him subsequent. Wilder emailed Joshua promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing a proposal of a minimal of $50 million for Joshua to combat him for the undisputed heavyweight championship of their subsequent bout — earlier than the top
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It was August 1876, and the venue was a barge anchored within the Delaware River close to Pennsville, New Jersey. Most of these aboard had been gamblers who had gathered to observe and wager on an unlawful bareknuckle bout between “Philadelphia” Jimmy Weeden and Billy Walker, one other native pug. The place: Liacouras Middle at
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Billy Joe Saunders has branded Canelo Alvarez a “cheat” and believes the Mexican ought to by no means field once more. Alvarez, who had already withdrawn from his Las Vegas rematch with Gennady Golovkin, acquired a sixth-month ban final week having failed two medicine checks in February. WBO middleweight champion Saunders feels Alvarez’s status has
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NEW YORK — Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas, each former welterweight world titleholders hoping to get again in place for one more huge alternative, had been trying to bounce again from poor performances the final time they confronted a prime opponent. They usually each fought effectively in an action-packed welterweight battle Saturday evening — at
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12:20 PM ET Nick Parkinson Shut •Stories on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, in addition to a number of nationwide newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Seems on BoxNation’s Boxing Issues present Carl Frampton outshone the “Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire in a unanimous factors win to place himself again in world title competition on
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Former Nice Britain Olympic medalist Amir Khan will face Phil Lo Greco in a welterweight bout on the Echo Area in Liverpool, England, on Saturday. Khan (31-Four, 19 KOs), a former unified junior welterweight titlist, will meet Lo Greco (28-Three, 15 KOs) in the principle occasion of a Prime Rank card on ESPN+. Let’s look
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Apr 22, 2018 Nick Parkinson Shut •Reviews on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, in addition to a number of nationwide newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Seems on BoxNation’s Boxing Issues present Amir Khan confirmed he isn’t slowing down with an astonishing 39-second win over Phil Lo Greco on Saturday. In his first struggle
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump says he is contemplating a posthumous pardon for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion greater than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white lady throughout state traces. Trump introduced Saturday on Twitter that the actor Sylvester Stallone, a pal
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Apr 21, 2018 Nick Parkinson Shut •Stories on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, in addition to a number of nationwide newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Seems on BoxNation’s Boxing Issues present Tommy Coyle seemed refreshed after a 14-month break as he overwhelmed Sean Dodd within the sixth spherical to turn out to be
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Japan’s Kenichi Ogawa will probably be stripped of his junior light-weight world title by the IBF and has been suspended for six months by the Nevada State Athletic Fee at its month-to-month assembly on Wednesday for failing a prefight drug check in December. In his first struggle in the USA, Ogawa controversially outpointed Tevin Farmer
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After an extended interval of disinterest, boxing in Ghana is having fun with one thing of a resurgence, in response to boxing nice Azumah Nelson, and he credit the Belief Sports activities Emporium, the purpose-built boxing facility in Bukom, for that. The subsequent few months might be essential for Ghana boxing, due to the central
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