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AIBA Developing Anti-Betting Program For Boxers

The international boxing association says it is developing a new anti-betting education program after three boxers were sanctioned by the IOC for gambling on fights at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

AIBA President CK Wu says “the actions of a very small minority at Rio 2016 have shown that what we believed to be a very clear message still needs some reinforcing.”

Olympic boxers Michael Conlan and Steve Donnelly of Ireland and Britain’s Antony Fowler received “severe reprimands” from the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday for betting on fights during the Rio Games.

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Wu says AIBA is developing “a clear and comprehensive educational program” for 200 national federations and their boxers.

He says an AIBA disciplinary commission will deal with three boxers reprimanded by the IOC.

Kevin Hooper says he will end Scotty Cardle’s ‘average’ reign as British Lightweight champion when they clash at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday October 7, live on Sky Sports.

Cardle defends the belt for the third time next week, having clashed twice with Birkenhead’s Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd in Liverpool. The first outing ended in a dramatic 12th round stoppage win for the champ in November and he then held onto the strap with a majority draw in April.

Grimsby challenger Hooper believes the Lytham St. Annes based Scot is lucky to still hold the crown and the former English champion plans to end his reign in style in Glasgow.

"I'm in the shape of my life for this fight and I know I'm going to beat him,” said Hooper. “We've had plenty of soars in the past and I've handled him comfortably. He looked average against Sean Dodd and I know his weaknesses and how to exploit them.

“I've had to get this shot the hard way and I've earnt it where as he has been gifted opportunities I can't wait to become British champion on October 7.”

Hooper’s clash with Cardle is part of a huge night of action in Glasgow where three-weight World ruler Ricky Burns defends his WBA World Super-Lightweight title against dangerous mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh.

Brixton Heavyweight rivals Dillian Whyte and Ian Lewison clash for the vacant British title, and there’s action for Joe Ham, Lewis Paulin, Stewart Burt, Scott McCormack and Ross Murray.

Tickets are on general sale now with tickets in the £40-£100 bracket available from the SSE Hydro website http://www.thessehydro.com/ and on 0844 395 4000 and 0800 952 0110 (accessible). VIP tickets at £200 are exclusively available at www.matchroomboxing.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by yngwie on 09-30-2016

F*ck aiba.

Comment by Eff Pandas on 09-30-2016

[QUOTE=RSBonos;17087381]How about anti-AIBA corruption? Teach that.[/QUOTE] F#cking this. Every Olympics there are numerous kids who have their dream robbed of them in unfairly &/or corrupted decisions yet two guys bet on some fights & now we get this. F#ck you…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 09-30-2016

[QUOTE=RSBonos;17087381]How about anti-AIBA corruption? Teach that.[/QUOTE] Exactly. It seems they are making a big deal about a minor problem while completely ignoring the elephant in the room.

Comment by RSBonos on 09-30-2016

How about anti-AIBA corruption? Teach that.

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