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Azat Hovhannisyan Signs New Promotional Deal With Golden Boy

Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions continues to bolster its stable of fighters. The Los Angeles-based promotional outfit has re-signed Armenian super bantamweight Azat Hovhannisyan (18-3, 15 KOs...

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Deontay Wilder: Legacy Is More Important Than The Business

Deontay Wilder will earn a career high pay day when he faces Tyson Fury on Saturday, but if you leave it to the Alabaman he’d rather chase a legacy than a paycheck. “I remember a time when the heavywe...

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Wilder: Fury Switched Trainers Because He's Nervous, Concerned

Tyson Fury switched trainers by amicably splitting with Ben Davison and assigning coaching duties to SugarHill Steward in December. Deontay Wilder thinks the abrupt move is a sign that he’s already wo...

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Deontay Wilder: I Have To Nail Fury To The Canvas To Win

Deontay Wilder does not respect Tyson Fury’s strength, going as far as saying that his counterpart packs pillows in his fists. “He doesn’t have the power to hurt me. I have a strong mind and a very st...

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Rene Giron Signs With Espinoza Boxing, Will Compete At 130

Fresh off of the most scintillating win of his fifteen fight career, Rene Giron has inked a deal with Espinoza Boxing, manager Frank Espinoza told BoxingScene.com. The 21-year-old Giron (14-1, 8 KOs) ...

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Ryan Garcia To Make $250,000, Fonseca $30K, Linares $100K

Ryan Garcia will make a guaranteed purse of $250,000 to fight Francisco Fonseca on Friday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. BoxingScene.com obtained documents filed with the California State...

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Bernard Hopkins: Ryan Garcia Is At The Door Of Making History

Bernard Hopkins will be officially inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame later this year. Hopkins, a partner in Golden Boy Promotions, believes the stable’s touted 21-year-old prospect i...

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Ryan Garcia Reflects With Big Fights Looming: "I've Matured"

Ryan Garcia is just 21-years-old. The Golden Boy-promoted boxer has had to grow up in front of the eyes of millions with a budding boxing career, a side gig as a model and social media status to boot....

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De La Hoya "Very Close To A Deal" For Canelo In Vegas This May

The next challenge in Canelo Alvarez’s career could get some clarity very soon. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya told BoxingScene.com on Wednesday that he’s “very close to a deal” in finaliz...

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Wilder: Shields Is Like Lady Version Of Me - Talk Sh-t, Back It Up

LOS ANGELES—WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder sees greatness in Claressa Shields. The Alabaman boxer went out of his way to heap praise on arguably the best female boxer in the world, while also...

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Wilder: Fury Fight Proof That Any Fight Can Be Made In Boxing

LOS ANGELES—Deontay Wilder is pointing to his fight against Tyson Fury that any match can be made in boxing. Wilder is a PBC fighter with network affiliations to Fox and Showtime. Wilder is a Top Rank...

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Deontay Wilder: I Will Be Best Heavyweight Ever When I Retire

LOS ANGELES—Deontay Wilder has grandiose plans when it comes to his legacy. As soon as he hangs up his gloves, the Alabaman believes he will be the greatest heavyweight fighter of all time, and even p...

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Deontay Wilder Shares Game Plan On How To Beat Tyson Fury

LOS ANGELES—Deontay Wilder believes he has to be the busier boxer when he meets Tyson Fury again. Although Wilder threw more more total punches (430 to 327) in their first meeting in 2018, a much disp...

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Deontay Wilder: I Can Win Tyson Fury Fight On Points Decision

LOS ANGELES—Deontay Wilder has perhaps the most devastating equalizer in boxing history with his unprecedented punching power. However, Wilder doesn’t think he’s a one-trick pony, especially ahead of ...

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Deontay Wilder: Tyson Fury Is A Con Artist, He Needs Validation

LOS ANGELES—Deontay Wilder believes there is a double standard when it comes to how he’s perceived, and how his upcoming counterpart Tyson Fury is perceived. “There’s a lot of things that I’ve had to ...

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Deontay Wilder: I Had A Gun In Hand, Thinking About Suicide

LOS ANGELES—In recent years, Tyson Fury has been painfully honest about his history of mental health issues that have lead to thoughts of suicide as well as heavy alcohol and drug abuse and obesity. D...

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Deontay Wilder: I'm The Best African-American Boxer Right Now

LOS ANGELES—Deontay Wilder is celebrating Black History Month by promising to make Tyson Fury a new addition to his knockout highlight reel, and by anointing himself as the best African-American boxer...

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Bob Arum: It's A Matter Of Time Till Crawford-Spence Fight

LOS ANGELES — Top Rank boss Bob Arum maintains the notion that it’s a matter of when, not if, in regard to a super fight between Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. being staged. Arum points to his ...

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Bob Arum: Terence Crawford Is A Better Wrestler Than McGregor

LOS ANGELES — Bob Arum and Top Rank are currently piecing the puzzle that is Terence Crawford’s career. The Nebraska native and pound-for-great is yearning for a legacy-defining fight. Steam continues...

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Joet Gonzalez To Fight Chris Avalos on 3/19 in 126-pound Clash

Featherweight Joet Gonzalez will look to get back into the win column when he takes on Chris Avalos on March 19, a source with direct knowledge of the deal told BoxingScene.com. One likely venue being...

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