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Sergio Martinez Postpones June 6 Comeback Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Former two division world champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martínez has decided to postpone his return to the ring, scheduled for June 6, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The return to the ring of Martínez...

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Luis Ortiz To Andy Ruiz: Why Do You Need a Tuneup? Let's Fight!

Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz of Cuba will be 41 years old in a few days, but that is an insignificant number according to his way of looking at life. Ortiz has other choice but to wait for a fight...

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Carlos Baldomir Still Alive, Not Killed in Violent Prison Riot

Former world champion Carlos “Tata” Baldomir, is still alive and is not among the prisoners who were killed in riots which took place in the prisons of Las Flores and Coronda, in Santa Fe, Argentina....

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Gamboa Recovering Well, Hopes For Return in The Fall

Former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa is already itching to get himself back in the gym. He wanted to start training while sitting down. His coach, however, has asked him to continue his recovery pro...

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Marriaga Was Crushed When Stevenson Fight Was Canceled

Featherweight contender Miguel Marriaga admits he was mentally crushed when Top Rank informed him and his team that a scheduled fight with WBO champion Shakur Stevenson was being canceled. Marriaga wa...

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Barrera's Manager: The Goal Has Not Changed, To Beat Kovalev

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera will have to wait, too. Just as preparation for a major fight in his career was beginning to ramp up, the Cuban fighter's return has been held back, like m...

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Maidana: I'm Coming Back Because I Want To, Because I Like It

The return of former two division world champion Marcos René 'Chino' Maidana, initially scheduled for April 18 against former kickboxing champion Jorge 'Acero' Cali, was postponed as a preventive meas...

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Luis Ortiz Eyes July Return, Having Trouble Finding Opponent

Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz still has nothing on the horizon. He knows he's coming back in July, but he doesn't know his opponent's name. Because of that, his coach Germán Caicedo keeps him read...

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Marriaga Hits New York, Confident of Shocking Shakur Stevenson

Dangerous Colombian puncher and challenger to the world featherweight championship of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), Miguel "Scorpio" Marriaga, has already arrived in New York, for what will be ...

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Casimero; Inoue is The Biggest Fight of My Life - I'm Going To Win!

WBO bantamweight world champion John Riel Casimero has chosen Miami for his training camp to prepare for the high stakes unification against WBA, IBF world champion Naoya Inoue, who everyone knows sim...

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Maidana Loses More Than 60-Pounds as Exhibition Bout Nears

Former two division world champion Marcos "Chino" Maidana has lost a lot of weight for his upcoming return, on April 18 in Argentina, in an exhibition fight with kickboxing star Jorge Acero Cali. Maid...

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Rigondeaux To Remain at 118, Ring Return Eyed For Summer

Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Guillermo Rigondeaux (20-1, 13 KOs) is ready for bigger things after claiming a title around his waist. Rigondeaux, now under the Premier Boxing Champions banner, mo...

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Barrera Wants Sergey Kovalev To Man Up, Sign The Contract

Sullivan Barrera is ready for the fight. The Cuban boxer was confident of a deal being reached for a potential showdown against former world champion Sergey Kovalev, but there is serious doubt about t...

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Robles Likes Andy Ruiz's Chances Against Luis Ortiz

The heavyweight division is currently on fire with some of the recent fights like Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz. There is a battle of unbeatens coming up in April, whe...

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Salas Confident Joe Joyce Will Be Ready To Down Daniel Dubois

As BoxingScene.com reported earlier, British heavyweight Joe Joyce has reunited with Cuban coach Ismael Salas. Joyce had previously trained with Salas, but also had stints with Abel Sanchez and most r...

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Pedro Diaz Confident Angulo Will Shock Anthony Sims

Renowned Cuban trainer Pedro Díaz confided and promised a victory from his student, Alexis "Roamer" Angulo, in his upcoming match this Thursday against undefeated Anthony Sims, in the city of Miami, w...

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Gamboa Recovering After Surgery, Aims To Return By Year's End

After being operated on successfully, former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa is recovering with the objective of returning to the ring before the end of 2020. The Cuban went through the operating room...

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Ricardo Mayorga Recovering After Severe Beating By Robbers

Former two-division world champion Ricardo "El Matador" Mayorga is recovering after taking a severe beating, from a group of unknown assailants, in his hometown of Managua, Nicaragua. Mayorga was assa...

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Salas Expects Big Things From Felix Verdejo After Tough Camp

Veteran trainer Ismael Salas describes Felix “El Diamante’ ‘Verdejo as a messy file. The Puerto Rican was looking for a new guide in his corner and met the experienced Cuban professor at his Las Vegas...

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Gamboa's Trainer Reflects on Injury, Loss to Davis, The Future

Former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa has received praise from his head trainer Pedro Roque. Last month when he faces Gervonta Davis for the WBA "regular" lightweight title, the Olympic gold medal wi...

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