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Lewkowicz: Sergio Martinez Has Score To Settle With Cotto

BoxingScene today caught up with Promoter/Advisor Sampson Lewkowicz by telephone as he was entering the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas to meet with HBO executives. Sampson revealed that negotiations for a b...

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Gallagher on Quigg's Return, Salinas Bout, Rigondeaux

Scott Quigg retained his WBA super-bantamweight title on Saturday despite the official judges on the night scoring a majority draw in his battle against Yoandris Salinas. One of the judges had the bo...

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Emanuele Leo Focused on Stunning Anthony Joshua

The Britannia International Hotel in Canary Wharf was the setting for today’s final press conference for Matchroom Sports’ big bill at the O2 arena this Saturday night. 2012 Olympic Gold medal winner...

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Stevenson's Promoter: Bellew Can Count on Being Next

Promoter Yvon Michel is excited about this Saturday’s card in Montreal which features Adonis Stevenson defending his WBC title for the first time against former IBF champion, Tavoris Cloud. But the b...

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Stevenson: My Training and My Focus is To KO Cloud

Adonis Stevenson (21-1, 18 KOs) completed his mandatory seven day weigh in and insisted he is in terrific shape as he prepares to make the first defense of his WBC light-heavyweight title on September...

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Julian Williams: I Definitely Feel Hugo Centeno Quit

Last Thursday’s bout between rising talents Julian Williams and Hugo Centeno Jr ended in controversy. After three rounds, and before the fourth could conclude, the fight was waved off after an accide...

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Joshua Clottey Begins His Run at Junior Middleweight

The boxing world’s attention will be focused on Las Vegas this weekend as Floyd Mayweather squares off with Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, but over in New York, former IBF welterweight champion, Joshua Clotte...

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Kiko Martinez on Title Win, Future, Mares' TKO Loss

BoxingScene.com caught up with newly crowned IBF super bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez (29-4, 21KOs) to discuss his upset title win over Jhonatan Romero, training for that fight, the future. Wh...

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Derrick Wilson's Motivation Strong Despite Setbacks

Few prospects have been matched tougher than Florida’s Derrick Wilson. In only his sixth professional contest, the Fort Myers native faced a then unbeaten Charles Huerta and stopped his fellow highly...

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Abregu Undergoes Hand Surgery, Out Until 2014

Welterweight contender Luis Carlos Abregú (35-1, 28KOs) today informed BoxingScene that he will be out of action until 2014. Abregú recently discussed the possibilty of hand surgery in an interview w...

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Ashley Theophane on Cano, Mayweather Deal, More

The opening bout on the Mayweather-Canelo SHOWTIME PPV will be a 10-round welterweight showdown between Mexico's Pablo Cesar "El Demoledor" Cano and England's Ashley "Treasure" Theophane, the most rec...

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Campillo Made Many Adjustments After Kovalev Loss

Former world champion Gabriel Campillo spoke to BoxingScene from Madrid before leaving early Sunday morning for Chicago. Campillo squares off with Poland´s Andrzej Fonfara in an IBF eliminator which ...

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Kiko Martinez Aims To Prove His Worth With Romero

Spaniard Kiko Martínez (28-4, 20 KOs) headed to Atlantic City content with his two month training camp in California. Martínez challenges Colombian Jhonathan Romero (23-0, 12 KOs) for the IBF super-b...

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Caleb Truax Plans To Stay Active, Ready For Big Names

The middleweight division is currently one of boxing’s more interesting weight categories, not least with the emergence of Gennady Golovkin as one of the sport’s most exciting performers. Minnesota’s...

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Abregu on His Future, Bradley, Maidana, Matthysse, More

Boxing fans are becoming accustomed to big punchers from Argentina. Lucas Matthysse has quickly become a fan favorite and faces his biggest test in Danny García on September 14, while Marcos Maidana ...

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Matthysse's Trainer on Training, Improving, Garcia's Skill

Some boxing trainers are placed in the spotlight almost as much as the fighters they train, even if it is not of their own choosing. In recent years Freddie Roach, Robert Garcia and Virgil Hunter hav...

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Sergio Thompson's Motivation Soars as Title Shot Nears

Sergio ‘Yeyo’ Thompson is hard at work in Los Angeles as he prepares for his WBC super-featherweight world title clash against Takashi Miura on August 17. The Mexican is spending his second camp in...

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Dyah Davis Injured, Withdraws From Tulsa Return

Super middleweight contender Dyah Davis (21-3, 9KOs), has informed BoxingScene that he had to pull out of his scheduled return to the ring this Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “I suffered an injury in s...

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Campillo Talks Return, Cleverly-Kovalev, Stevenson-Cloud

Former WBA light heavyweight champion Gabriel Campillo (22-5-1, 9KOs) returns to action against Poland’s Andrzej Fonfara (23-2, 13KOs) on August 16. The Madrid native recently competed in his homel...

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