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Regis Prograis: I Still Feel Like I'm The Best In The World At 140

It will have been more than a year since his last fight by the time Regis Prograis makes his way back to the ring. That means 371 days of having to sit on the lone loss of his career, one with which h...

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Moloney: Inoue Fight Is A Dream, But Not The End Goal By Any Means

Top Rank didn’t have much of an investment into the bantamweight division at the time they signed Jason Moloney to a promotional contract last summer, but that didn’t stop the Australian native from p...

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Cancun Government Approves Up To 30% Crowd Capacity For Mariana Juarez' Title Defense

The ageless Mariana Juarez will get to enjoy a timeless boxing tradition for her next fight. Mexico City’s Juarez attempts the 10th defense of her bantamweight title as she faces countrywoman Yulihan ...

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Inoue: I've Prepared Perfectly For This Title Defense Against Jason Moloney

It is officially Monster season in Las Vegas. Naoya Inoue touched down in Sin City on Sunday evening, two weeks ahead of his upcoming unified bantamweight title defense versus Australia’s Jason Molone...

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Greg Cohen Files Lawsuit Over New NBC Sports Boxing Series

Greg Cohen has gone from the jailhouse straight to the courthouse. The longtime boxing figure has filed, on behalf of his Greg Cohen Promotions LLC (GCP) outfit, a $50 million lawsuit against all invo...

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Umar Kremlev Announces AIBA Presidential Bid, Calls For Unity And Reform

The presidential election for the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has finally got the candidate widely expected to take the reform agenda forward. Umar Kremlev, Vice President of the European ...

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Mario Barrios: Having My First Title Defense In San Antonio Is Huge

The news that Mario Barrios first received for his return to the ring was good enough to where he didn’t mind his next fight taking place behind closed doors. The next phone call he fielded with an up...

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Golden Boy Seeks Arbitration In Canelo Lawsuit; All Contracts Filed With Court

Golden Boy Promotions has officially entered the chat. For the first time since Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Golden Boy and DAZN-USA, a response has come from the ...

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WBO Orders Golden Boy To Deliver Date, Location For Teixeira-Castano Title Fight

Patrick Teixeira and Golden Boy Promotions are officially on the clock. An overdue mandatory title defense versus Argentina’s Brian Castano has forced the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to intervene,...

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Castano: Still Waiting For A Fight Date, All I See Is Teixeira Trash-Talking On Instagram

Brian Castano has heard everything that Patrick Teixeira and his team had to say over the past several months. The only thing he hasn’t heard is when his overdue title shot will materialize. “Look, I’...

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Jason Moloney: I Asked For Inoue Fight, Now It's Time To Bring Belts Back To Australia

Australia’s Moloney (21-1, 18KOs) returns to Las Vegas for his second consecutive fight, this time against one of the sport’s very best in three-division and reigning unified bantamweight titlist Naoy...

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Santa Cruz: My Body is Growing, Feeling Much Stronger At This New Weight

Well before his arrival at junior lightweight, Leo Santa Cruz sought the biggest challenge possible at the new weight and always had a hunch it would be Gervonta Davis to answer the call. Ironically, ...

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Crawford vs. Brook To Air Live on Premier Sports 1 In UK

A potential last stand for a longtime box-office attraction in the United Kingdom now carries a domestic broadcast partner. The forthcoming showdown between three-division and reigning unbeaten welter...

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Leo Santa Cruz: Beating Davis Will Open The Door For More PPV Events

The oddsmakers and far too many industry insiders are suggesting that Leo Santa Cruz will be cashing out in his upcoming showdown with Gervonta Davis. Instead, the four-division titlist sees it as an ...

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Sergey Lipinets, Custio Clayton Battle To Twelve Round Majority Draw

Sergey Lipinets, Custio Clayton Battle To Twelve Round Majority Draw

By Jake Donovan - Sergey Lipinets had to settle for a lengthy delay in returning to the ring, along with a two-week postponement and an opponent change. By the end of the night, he also had to settle ...

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Xavier Martinez Dropped Twice, Recovers To Decision Claudio Marrero

Xavier Martinez will head into his 23rd birthday with his most competitive and satisfying win to date. A pair of knockdowns put a scare into the junior lightweight prospect, who bounced back from a di...

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Subriel Matias Breaks Down, Drops, Stops Malik Hawkins

Subriel Matias moved past his worst night at the office by delivering arguably the best performance of his young career. The hard-hitting junior welterweight from Fajardo, Puerto Rico broke down previ...

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Lipinets: This Is The Route I Had To Take, Top Welterweights Won't Fight Me Unless Forced

Nobody was more relieved than Sergey Lipinets upon the news of his Showtime headliner being salvaged, twice over. A new and a replacement opponent eventually came of the situation, but a win keeping t...

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Matias: I Spent My Time Preparing For Sharks, Wound Up Getting Caught By A Lizard

It’s not so much the fact that he suffered his first loss, but the manner in which he conceded his unblemished record which still doesn’t sit well with Subriel Matias. What was hoped to serve as a bre...

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Lipinets: Doesn't Matter Who We Fight, Stayed Ready For Any Scenario

Sergey Lipinets wasn’t about to get burned twice. A long-scheduled interim title fight with Kudratillo Abdukakhorov was in jeopardy weeks ago when the unbeaten welterweight was unable to obtain a trav...

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