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Deontay Wilder has said a potential rematch with Tyson Fury will end the “controversial talk” surrounding the fight “once and for all”. Saturday’s bout between WBC heavyweight champion Wilder and lineal champion Fury ended in a disputed split draw at Staples Center. Although Wilder dropped Fury twice during the fight, the Englishman dominated for long
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TOKYO — The International Olympic Committee ordered an inquiry Friday into the amateur boxing federation, which elected an alleged heroin trafficker as president four weeks ago. The IOC said AIBA cannot contact organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics during the inquiry. IOC spokesman Mark Adams said the inquiry into finance, governance and ethics by a
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12:00 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Tyson Fury will try to become just the third British heavyweight to win a world title fight on American soil when he faces Deontay
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Former unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin, one of boxing’s biggest stars, will decide before the end of the year on his next broadcast partner, Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler told ESPN on Sunday. Loeffler said Golovkin is being aggressively pursued by ESPN (in conjunction with its long-term deal with Top Rank) and sports subscription streaming
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