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Jorge Linares To Train With Ismael Salas in London For Next Bout

WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) recently arrived in London where he will base himself for his next training camp with a view to fighting in September or October. ...

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Diego Chaves Admits Surprise at Brook's Loss To Errol Spence

Diego Chaves had at one point been scheduled to face Britain’s Kell Brook for the IBF welterweight title, although that fight was cancelled when the Sheffield man pulled out through injury. In a prev...

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Uzcategui's Agent on Dirrell Rematch Order, Lawson Court Case

On Monday, it was reported by BoxingScene.com that the International Boxing Federation [IBF] ordered a rematch between Jose Uzcategui and Andre Dirrell. On May 20, Uzcategui was disqualified by refere...

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Diego Chaves: I Want Brandon Rios Again, I Deserve a Rematch

After enduring a difficult couple of years in which he was unable to secure important fights at the level with which he had been used to, Argentina's Diego Chaves is now a promotional free agent and l...

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Salido Has Agreed in Principle To Vasyl Lomachenko Rematch

A much talked about rematch between Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) and Orlando ‘Siri’ Salido (44-13-4, 31 KOs) could be close to fruition. Earlier tonight Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times tweete...

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Uzcategui Vows: I Will Shut Andre Dirrell's Mouth, Knock Him Out!

Jose Uzcategui (26-1, 22 KOs) has been patient, but after waiting a long time for his shot at the International Boxing Federation (IBF) title, he is ready to unleash his frustration on Andre Dirrell (...

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Lemieux May Land on Canelo-Chavez, Future Foe For Canelo?

Middleweight contender David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs) is still be enjoying his spectacular early knockout of the year contender over Curtis Stevens from earlier this month. Lemieux is hoping to land a s...

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Golden Boy's Diaz: I Felt Jacobs Beat Golovkin, Canelo Will Too!

Those that predicted that Gennady Golovkin would comfortably beat Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez should they meet may have a different opinion after Golovkin’s tense victory over Danny Jacobs last Saturday. W...

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Jorge Linares' Trainer Details Preparation For Crolla Rematch

The belief emerging from Jorge Linares’ team is evident. While the Venezuelan put in what some describe as his career best display last September against Anthony Crolla, his trainer Ismael Salas told...

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Matthysse Returning Hungrier Than Ever, Says Golden Boy's Diaz

Former world title contender Lucas Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) is hard at work training in Argentina in preparation for his comeback fight against Emmanuel Taylor (20-4, 14 KOs) which takes place on May ...

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Linares Promoter Confident: Crolla is Getting Knocked Out!

Golden Boy Promotions respected matchmaker Roberto Díaz has arrived in the United Kingdom full of belief that his charge, Jorge Linares, will repeat his victory over Anthony Crolla in their intriguing...

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Jose Uzcategui vs. Andre Dirrell IBF Eliminator in Play

A couple of weeks ago, Jorge Salom, manager of International Boxing Federation [IBF] number one contender Jose ‘Bolivita’ Uzcategui (26-1, 22 KOs), tweeted that his charge would be fighting Andre Dirr...

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Granados: I'm Naturally Bigger Than Broner, I'll Prove That!

Tonight in Cincinnati, Adrian Granados (18-4-2, 12 KOs) finally gets the chance to unleash over a year’s worth of frustration when he faces hometown favourite Adrian Broner (32-2, 24 KOs) in a bout th...

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Liborio Solis Pumped That WBA Ordered Jamie McDonnell Rematch

The World Boxing Association [WBA] announced earlier today that a rematch must take place between their bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1, 13 KOs) and Liborio Solis (25-5-1, 11 KOs). ...

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DeGale's Coach: Eubank Not Good Enough, Fight Won't Happen

After a well-deserved break, attention will soon turn as to whom IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale will fight next. A rematch with Badou Jack seems highly unlikely given that Jack has anno...

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Tureano Johnson: Why Don't Saunders, Eubank Jr. Take Any Risks?

Tureano Johnson (19-1, 13 KOs), in active since October 2015 due to injury, will return tomorrow night as part of a Golden Boy Promotions card in Indio, California. The event will feature an HBO telev...

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Tureano Johnson: Golovkin Has Flaws, Jacobs Has Great Shot To Win

Having not fought since October 2015 due to injury, Tureano Johnson (19-1, 13 KOs) is understandably chomping at the bit to get back in the ring this Saturday in Indio, California. Mexico’s Antonio G...

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DeGale's Trainer Reveals Mayweather Antics From Jack Fight

“I had James winning the fight by three rounds, and I’ve watched the fight back a few times.” The words of Jim McDonnell, once a world title challenger himself and the man who has guided James DeGale’...

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Pedro Diaz on N'Dam's Big KO Win, Golovkin vs. Jacobs, Gamboa

While he is currently preparing WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux for his next encounter, respected coach Pedro Díaz looked back on a stunning one punch knockout from his charge Has...

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Rigondeaux's Trainer Wants Lomachenko Fight at Catch-Weight

Pedro Diaz and his Mundo Boxing team are hard at work at their Miami base preparing Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) for his bout with Moises Flores (25-0, 17 KOs) on February 25 for the WBA Super ...

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