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Former welterweight world titleholder Shawn Porter is in a mandatory position to fight for another belt, but unified titlist Keith Thurman is sidelined with an injury until at least early next year. The WBC plans to order Porter to fight fellow former titlist Danny Garcia, but that fight could not be made before the end
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The World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight and super middleweight tournaments finally have a television home in the United States, at least for the remainder of the quarterfinals. Tournament organizers announced Thursday that the remaining quarterfinal bouts — two in the cruiserweight tournament and three at super middleweight — will be televised in the U.S. on
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With a big Polish crowd expected at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, for the World Boxing Super Series quarterfinal fight between Russian cruiserweight world titleholder Murat Gassiev and Poland’s Krzysztof Wlodarczyk — a former titlist and the mandatory challenger — on Oct. 21, Ringstar Sports promoter Richard Schaefer has added two other appealing
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Dmitry Bivol, one of the best up-and-coming light heavyweights in the world, is set for his HBO debut. Bivol is scheduled to face Trent Broadhurst on Nov. 4 on Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn’s “Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza” inside the Salle Médecin at the Casino de Monte-Carlo in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Bivol, who owns an
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Badou Jack has vacated his secondary light heavyweight world title less than a month after winning it. Jack sent a letter to the WBA on Saturday formally relinquishing the 175-pound “regular” title belt he won by one-sided fifth-round knockout of Welshman Nathan Cleverly on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor undercard on Aug. 26 at the T-Mobile
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Yunier Dorticos more than lived up to his nickname, “The KO Doctor,” on Saturday night. Dorticos scored a massive second-round knockout of “The Russian Hammer” Dmitry Kudryashov to retain his cruiserweight world title for the first time in the quarterfinals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Given the
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Sep 23, 2017 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 It was not the declaration of intent he wanted to send to his fellow heavyweight world titleholders, but Joseph Parker felt he did enough
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