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Mykquan Williams Hopes This is The Year To Completely Change His Life

Mykquan Williams Hopes This is The Year To Completely Change His Life

By Cliff Rold - Welcome back, Mykquan Williams. That’s the first sentence said to the 22-year-old as he prepares for his ShoBox bout against fellow unbeaten Yeis Gabriel Solano. The next one is, how l...

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Andreas Katzourakis Aims To Be Next Star For Greece, Abel Sanchez at His Side

Andreas Katzourakis Aims To Be Next Star For Greece, Abel Sanchez at His Side

By Thomas Gerbasi - In a few weeks, the nearly 7,000-mile trip from Athens, Greece to Big Bear, California begins again for Andreas Katzourakis. It’s not pleasant, it’s not something to look forward t...

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BoxingScene.com's 2020 Upset of The Year: Rosario Stops Williams

BoxingScene.com's 2020 Upset of The Year: Rosario Stops Williams

By Thomas Gerbasi - There really should have been a better storyline behind Jeison Rosario’s fifth-round stoppage of Julian Williams, a bout that earned Boxing Scene’s Upset of the Year award for 2020...

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Asa Stevens Eager To Start Pro Journey as Debut Nears in Dallas

After signing with Golden Boy Promotions in February, former amateur star Asa Stevens had a pretty clear picture of what the rest of 2020 would look like. The COVID-19 pandemic had other plans. “I was...

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Franchon Crews-Dezurn: If You Don't Like To Fight, Don't Get in The Ring With Me!

Franchon Crews-Dezurn: If You Don't Like To Fight, Don't Get in The Ring With Me!

By Thomas Gerbasi - Fight week. Two words WBC / WBO super middleweight champion Franchon Crews-Dezurn didn’t know if she would be hearing anytime soon, but here she is, a few days away from a non-titl...

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Teofimo Lopez Forcefully Backs Up 'The Takeover' Promise in 2020

In April of 2019, Teofimo Lopez was a little perturbed. Not upset, really, just a little bit annoyed that he was being called the Prospect of the Year by many in the boxing world. Simply put, in his e...

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Van Heerden: I'm a Level Above The Fighters Jaron Ennis Has Fought

It wasn’t easy, but Chris Van Heerden finally came to the conclusion, like so many did, that 2020 was going to be a wash for his career, a lost year that hopefully led to something bigger and better i...

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Conwell Motivated To End Year Strong, Expects Tough Fight With Ashkeyev

Conwell Motivated To End Year Strong, Expects Tough Fight With Ashkeyev

By Thomas Gerbasi - When 2016 United States Olympian and current unbeaten pro Charles Conwell signed up for this whole boxing thing, he probably never expected that he would one day be fighting in a p...

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Amanda Serrano: In 2021, I Want To Become Undisputed Champion

Well, if Amanda Serrano is looking at her Wednesday fight in the Dominican Republic against former opponent Dahiana Santana with a glass half-full approach, she could say at least she’s missing the sn...

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Golovkin Staying Disciplined, Refuses To Look Too Far Ahead

Golovkin Staying Disciplined, Refuses To Look Too Far Ahead

By Thomas Gerbasi - It’s almost fight day for Gennadiy Golovkin. He hasn’t been able to say that since October 2019, a long time for anyone, especially a 38-year-old prizefighter, but thankfully, a su...

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McKenna Brothers Aim To Close The Year Strong in Redditch, England

With nicknames like “Hitman” and “The Silencer,” the questions shouldn’t focus on Stevie and Aaron McKenna’s Friday night fights in Redditch, England, but when the brothers’ action movie comes out....

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Clay Collard: I Came Out of Nowhere, I Don't Think Anybody Saw it Coming

Clay Collard: I Came Out of Nowhere, I Don't Think Anybody Saw it Coming

By Thomas Gerbasi - It’s been the year of Clay Collard, one that may be coming to an end this Saturday in Las Vegas. That’s sad news for the fans who took to the story of the mixed martial artist who ...

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Vito Mielnicki Jr. Confident His Abilities Are Growing Under Goossen

As Vito Mielnicki Jr. prepared for another day of 80+ degree temperatures in Southern California, it was important to remind him to never forget where he comes from. It was 31 degrees, just below the ...

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Brian Ceballo Eager To Face Bigger Names in 2021

When 2019 closed, Brian Ceballo was poised to make the next year the best one of his life. Already 11-0 with six knockouts in the shark-filled waters of the welterweight division, the New Yorker compi...

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Badou Jack Staying Busy, Eyes Jean Pascal Rematch in Early 2021

Badou Jack Staying Busy, Eyes Jean Pascal Rematch in Early 2021

By Thomas Gerbasi - It’s 2020, so if Mike Tyson can return to the ring to face Roy Jones Jr., former two-division champion Badou Jack can also make his first appearance of the year on the undercard ag...

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Mystic Zach Gets His Big Break With The Impact Network

If you’re wondering where the newest boxing analyst on television came from, Zach Hirsch is quick to point out that, “It started when I was very young.” Zach Hirsch, aka “Mystic Zach,” is 18 years old...

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O'Shaquie Foster Believes He'll Eventually Get Top Guys in The Ring

O'Shaquie Foster Believes He'll Eventually Get Top Guys in The Ring

By Thomas Gerbasi - Twelve days out from the most important fight of his career, O’Shaquie Foster was in the zone, that sweet spot in training camp where everything is starting to come together at the...

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Rosado: Always Static Between Me and Jacobs, The Fight Just Had To Happen!

Rosado: Always Static Between Me and Jacobs, The Fight Just Had To Happen!

By Thomas Gerbasi - One of the most appealing parts of boxing for a young athlete is that there isn’t much in the way of a barrier to entry. It’s not like the NBA, NFL or Major League Baseball, where ...

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Tim Ryan Hopes To One Day Get a Call From The Hall

Tim Ryan Hopes To One Day Get a Call From The Hall

By Thomas Gerbasi - It’s a shame, but not a complete surprise, that Tim Ryan hasn’t been given his place in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota. Simply put, in a world where shouting pa...

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Gervonta Davis Following in The Footsteps of The PPV King

Gervonta Davis Following in The Footsteps of The PPV King

By Thomas Gerbasi - The 24th fight of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s career may have been his toughest. On October 21, 2000, the 1996 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist, already a world champion at 130 pounds, enga...

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