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Murat Gassiev Still Recovering From Injury, Eager To Return

The former world cruiserweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Murat Gassiev of Russia, indicates that he has the opportunity to fight on ...

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Alexander Povetkin Prepared To Go Distance With Hughie Fury

Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin is more than ready to fight for the entire twelve rounds in his bout against Britain’s Hughie Fury and has no plans of forcing the knockout. The fight between 39...

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RBF Plan To Stage Boxing Event in Honor of Maxim Dadashev

The Russian Boxing Federation (RBF) plans organizing an event to honor the late Maxim Dadashev, who died last month due to injuries sustained in the ring, according to the RBF's Secretary General Edua...

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Bivol is Waiting on Marcus Browne, Not Thinking About Beterbiev

This past Saturday night, International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev kept his streak of knockouts going strong, when he stopped voluntary challenger Radivoje Kala...

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Povetkin: I'm Not Thinking About Retirement, I'll Return Soon

Olympic gold medal winner and former world champion Alexander Povetkin is not event thinking about the end of his career and plans to begin preparing for the next bout in the near future. Povetkin de...

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Sergey Kovalev: Facing Artur Beterbiev is a Priority For Me

World Boxing Organization (WBO) light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev has no problem with facing his division rival, countryman Artur Beterbiev, who holds the IBF world champion. For years, the tw...

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Kovalev's Promoter Not Ruling Out Future Fight With Canelo

Last week, WBC, WBA middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez expressed his desire to pursue a world title in the future at 175-pounds. Canelo has captured belts at junior middleweight, middleweight and su...

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Trainer: Bivol Did Not Show Anything New, Did Not Take Risks

Dmitry Bivol retained his light heavyweight belt Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over former WBC/IBO champion Jean Pascal. The unbeaten Russian boxer won by scores of 119-109 on two c...

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Lennox Lewis Believes Alexander Povetkin Should Retire

In the opinion of former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, 39-year-old Alexander Povetkin should call it a day and retire from boxing. Last week, Povetkin was knocked out in seven rounds b...

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Povetkin Credits Joshua For Big Win, Has No Excuses Over Loss

Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin admitted that IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua was the stronger fighter in their showdown on Saturday night at Wembley in London. Before a crowd ...

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Usyk's Promoter: Bellew Fight on Track For November 10

According to promoter Alexander Krasyuk of K2 Promotions, everything is still on track for IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk to defend his titles against Liverpool star Tony Bel...

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Murat Gassiev Dealing With Shoulder Injury, May Have Surgery

Former world cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) of Russia is dealing with a left shoulder injury, according to the boxer's co-promoter, Leon Margules. The injury may require the neces...

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Lebedev vs. Altunkaya on Sept. 7, Mikhalkin vs. Siaca on Sept. 15

It appears that former WBA, IBF cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev will hold his next fight against Turkish boxer Hizni Altunkaya, according to a report by Ring Polska . BoxingScene.com previo...

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Zolani Tete vs. Mikhail Aloyan Set For October 13, Yekaterinburg

The quarterfinal match of the second season of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS), at the bantamweight limit, will see WBO world champion Zolani Tete go up against Olympian Mikhail "Misha"Aloyan in ...

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Adrien Broner vs. Sergey Lipinets Possible For The Fall?

This past Saturday night in Uniondale, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets made his welterweight debut and won a ten round decision over Erik Bone...

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Murat Gassiev Arrives Back Home To a Hero's Welcome

On Monday, Russian cruiserweight Murat Gassiev arrived back to his homeland in North Ossetia, and at the Vladikavkaz airport he was met by more than 2 thousand residents of the republic, as well as a ...

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Gassiev Does Not Rule Out Scenario of Decision Win Over Usyk

Russian slugger Murat Gassiev is gearing up for the highly anticipated showdown with Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine. Gassiev vs. Usyk will crown the first four belt world champion at cruiserweight - with t...

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Usyk vs. Gassiev To Land in Moscow on July 21, Says RBF Exec

The General Secretary of Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, announced at a press conference that the highly anticipated fight between Russia's Murat Gassiev and Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk will tak...

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Alexander Povetkin Expects To Fight Anthony Joshua in The Fall

Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin of Russia is expecting to fight WBA, IBO, WBO, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for the world titles in the fall. Povetkin is the mandatory challeng...

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Gassiev vs. Usyk - Venue Decision is Coming Soon

The venue for the final fight of the World Super Series of Boxing (WBSS), in the cruiserweight division, will be determined by the date of May 20th. The Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federat...

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