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Wilder: If Ruiz Wins, We Fight; Joshua is Running From Me!

Deontay Wilder is playing chess in boxing’s glamour division, thinking three moves ahead in order to be the king. First, Wilder must get past Luis Ortiz in a rematch on Saturday at the MGM Grand in La...

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Deontay Wilder: Fury is Not Known in US; He Looks Like Clown

Deontay Wilder has a tough test in front of him with Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz on Saturday on FOX pay-per-view, but the WBC champion can’t help but think about his potential next opponent in Tyson ...

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Wilder: I Didn't Get Mayweather's Support as Next Big Black Star

Deontay Wilder’s career kicked into second gear just as Floyd Mayweather’s was winding down. Although the never-beaten duo of Wilder and Mayweather share the same manager in Al Haymon, the WBC heavywe...

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Wilder Declined DAZN's $100M Deal Because of Dishonesty

Deontay Wilder will be making his FOX pay-per-view debut Saturday against Luis Ortiz, but it almost never came to be. In March, DAZN offered Wilder $100 million for a three-fight package, including t...

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Devin Haney, Eddie Hearn Calling For Ryan Garcia in 2020

Devin Haney is the youngest world titlist in boxing at the age of 20. Ryan Garcia, 21, is not too far behind in age, and although he lacks world champion status, it’s the crown-holder who’s calling ou...

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Eddie Hearn Switches Stance, Considering More YouTuber Fights

Leading up to the KSI-Logan Paul fight, Matchroom Boxing head Eddie Hearn told BoxingScene.com in an interview that YouTuber showdowns were a “one-off” and that he was not looking to do celebrity matc...

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Daniel Jacobs Discusses Split With Trainer Andre Rozier

For Daniel Jacobs, the hardest part about fighting Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. might be just making sure the Mexican fighter successfully steps inside the ring come Dec. 20 in Phoenix without making any mi...

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Canelo-Golovkin Trilogy: Hearn To Reignite Talks in 2020

Gennady Golovkin’s mandatory defense of his IBF middleweight title against Kamil Szeremeta is being tabled for February or March 2020, Matchroom Boxing head Eddie Hearn told BoxingScene.com in an inte...

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Logan Paul: Boxing Could Be Fiscal Pass For Rest of My Life

LOS ANGELES—Logan Paul has graduated from filling the Manchester Arena in Manchester with 20,000 fans in his amateur debut to being tasked with selling out Staples Center this Saturday in Los Angeles ...

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Logan Paul vs. KSI Aiming For 1 Million Viewers on DAZN

LOS ANGELES—Logan Paul and KSI have the tall task of putting on a legitimate boxing performance Saturday at the Staples Center as both YouTubers make their professional debut as the main event of a ca...

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Shannon Briggs: Logan Paul vs. KSI is Great For Boxing

LOS ANGELES—The six degrees of separation for Shannon Briggs and Logan Paul can be traced back to Paolo Moreno. Briggs first met Moreno in Los Angeles nearly 24 years ago in Hollywood. They became fas...

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KSI, Logan Paul To Each Make $900K For Fight, Haney $1M

Logan Paul and KSI can say they hate each other all they want, but their bad blood was tailor made for them to make good business. Tasked with selling out Staples Center in Los Angeles and diversifyin...

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Chavez Jr. "I Was Doing Stupid Things - No More Time To Play"

LOS ANGELES—At the age of 33, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is now mature enough to admit he’s made mistakes along the way of his 16-year career boxing out of the shadows of his legendary father. “No more ti...

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Roach Declined Chavez Jr.'s Big Bag of Money, Wanted Work Ethic

LOS ANGELES - Freddie Roach and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are back together again following a yearslong split. The trainer parted ways with the fighter following Chavez Jr.’s lack of dedication and commi...

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KSI: I Can Definitely Fight Other Pro Boxers - And Beat Them

YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul will settle a yearslong personal beef when they headline Matchroom Boxing’s fight card Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. KSI said he’s fully committed himself...

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Donaire Has Deja Vu in Inoue, Much Like Darchinyan Fight

When Nonito Donaire is quizzed where he was on July 7, 2007, a night he was a heavy underdog in his first world title fight, he immediately remembers. “That’s the day I knocked out Vic Darchinyan,” Do...

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Donaire Believes He Belongs in HOF Even Without Inoue

Nonito Donaire believes he’s compiled a respectful resume through 45 career fights to earn his due spot in Canastota, New York. The soon-to-be 37-year-old Filipino fighter believes he’s a Hall of Fame...

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Nonito Donaire: "I Also Have Monstrous Power" For Inoue

Nonito Doniare is not lacking confidence—or power, he says—heading into his fight against Naoya Inoue. The soon-to-be 37-year-old Filipino fighter believes since he’s no longer competing at 126 pounds...

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Nonito Donaire Seeks Buster Douglas Moment in Japan

One of the biggest upsets in sports history took place in Tokyo when Buster Douglas shockingly beat Mike Tyson for the heavyweight championship. Nonito Donaire (40-5, 26 KOs), an underdog 37-year-old ...

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Jason Sosa Takes Second Bite at The Apple With Miguel Berchelt

Jason Sosa will step into the ring riding a three-fight winning streak after dropping two consecutives fights in 2017 and 2018 to Vasyl Lomachenko and Yuriorkis Gamboa. Miguel Berchelt, the man he’ll ...

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