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Hearn: Paul-KSI is One-Off, Not Looking Into Celebrity Matches

Boxing is a business, and there’s perhaps no one better at realizing this of late better than Matchroom head Eddie Hearn, a trailblazer of sorts in the sport based on the series of moves he’s been abl...

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Regis Prograis: I Do Everything Better Than Josh Taylor

WBA super lightweight champion Regis Prograis’ confidence is peaking at rocket-high levels as he inches closer to stepping into the ring against IBF titleholder Josh Taylor in a unification fight....

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Regis Prograis: I'm Better Than Josh Taylor, Never Been Tested!

Tis’ the season for unification. In a one-month span, a handful of divisions in the sport will have coronated unified champions to join an elite pack of pugilists. On Sept. 28, Errol Spence Jr. unifie...

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Andy Ruiz On Mandatory Usyk: He Didn't Look Good!

The heavyweight division is akin to a game of chess these days. Just a few years back, the division may have seemed like a boring game, but now, fighters are thinking two moves in advance in what is s...

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Andy Ruiz Talks Training, Weight Journey Losing 10 Pounds

Andy Ruiz has always been a portly pugilist. When he entered the grand stage for the first time to face off against Anthony Joshua in June, he scored the summer stunner on short notice as a replacemen...

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Prograis Looks To Follow in Hagler's Steps, Win Big One in UK

Regis Prograis has grandiose plans to mirror in the moves of his hero Marvin Hagler. In 1980, Hagler was on the cusp of star status but without the designation of being a champion. He had fought outsi...

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Andy Ruiz: Anthony Joshua Will Run and Try To Win Via Decision

Anthony Joshua uses high-intensity cycling to get in shape and is the owner of a FiftyOne custom carbon machine bicycle. If you ask Andy Ruiz, he thinks the British boxer is going to get on his bicycl...

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Andy Ruiz: "Hell No" Anthony Joshua is Not Touching My Belts!

When Andy Ruiz first met Anthony Joshua in June for their heavyweight showdown, there was a moment during the promotion of the fight in which the British boxer just handed over his belts to Ruiz and h...

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Crawford’s Trainer: Kavaliauskas is Strong, Has Sneaky Power

Terence Crawford will start camp Monday in Colorado Springs at the Triple Threat Gym as he prepares for his Dec. 14 matchup against Egidijus Kavaliauskas. Crawford (35-0, 26 KOs) will be defending his...

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Spence Makes First Comment: 'No Broken Bones, I'm a Savage!'

Errol Spence Jr. took to social media today for the first time since surviving a scary car crash and serious injuries on Oct. 10 in Dallas in which his convertible Ferrari flipped over several times a...

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CSAC To Cancel Bouts if Fighter is 15% Over Contracted Weight

One of the most prominent combat sports regulatory bodies in the world is trying to change and improve extreme weight cutting tactics. The California State Athletic Commission passed a rule Tuesday in...

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DAZN Exec: I'm Confident In Making Canelo-Golovkin In 2020

DAZN dished out nearly half a billion in contracts to Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin over the last year with designs to create a clear path in staging a trilogy between both boxers. However, the ...

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DAZN Exec Reflects On Year 1 In Boxing: "We're Learning"

Almost one year ago to the date, DAZN staged its first ever United States-based card on Oct. 6 when Jessie Vargas fought to a majority draw with Thomas Dulorme. That fight was the platform’s inaugura...

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Julian Williams: I'm Moving Forward From Hurd, We're Not Fighting

Julian Williams is on the short list as a top candidate for fight of the year and upset of the year following his unanimous decision win over Jarrett Hurd in May for the WBA, IBF and IBO super welterw...

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Jaron Ennis Stops Demian Fernandez in Three Rounds

Dort Federal Event Center, Flint - Hot welterweight contender Jaron Ennis (24-0, 22 KOs) stopped Demian Fernandez (12-2, 5 KOs) in the third round. Ennis is coming off a first round blowout of Frankli...

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Jermaine Franklin Scores Two Knockdowns, Decisions Pavel Sour

Michigan native Jermaine Franklin returned home Saturday in front of his hometown crowd hoping to show that boxing’s glamour division could have another prospect to keep an eye on moving forward. Fran...

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Oscar Valdez-Andres Gutierrez is Set Down, Confirms Manager

Former featherweight champion Oscar Valdez is inching closer to officially becoming a junior lightweight. Valdez (26-0, 20 KOs) will make his 130-pound debut on Nov. 30 against Andres Gutierrez (38-2-...

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Abner Mares Wants Gervonta Davis Fight & To Retire as Champ

Abner Mares already has his New Year's resolutions set in stone — lose some weight, and get back into the ring for one last run at a world title before retiring. Mares (31-3-1, 15 KOs), a four-time wo...

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Wilder on Fury’s Eye: I'm Going To Open It Up If It Ain't Right

LOS ANGELES - Tyson Fury had to overcome a nasty gash over his right eyebrow and right eyelid and will his way to a win over Otto Wallin in September. The deep cut required 47 stitches, and many obser...

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Deontay Wilder: I Was Very Buzzed By Luis Ortiz - Never Hurt!

LOS ANGELES—Deontay Wilder survived the scariest 45 seconds of his eleven-year career during his fight last year with Luis Ortiz. The Cuban stunned Wilder in the seventh stanza and was teeing off with...

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