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3 hrs ago | The Sweet Science

Sugar Ray Leonard Will Be At Aug. 9 Nevada Boxing Hall Gala

In another example of fierce rivals coming together at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony/Dinner, Sugar Ray Leonard has announced he will not only attend the Induction of Panamanian Roberto Duran, but join him on stage.


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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Man to face trial over rape charges

Sonoo Yaqoob, 20, is said to have raped a woman at a secondary school and at a cinema in 2011.


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9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Berry to headline Lewiston professional boxing card in October

Since the late 1800s, Lewiston has hosted professional boxing, a legacy that includes hosting Muhammad Ali's controversial first-round "phantom punch" knockout of Sonny Liston on May 25, 1965 and being the hometown of former world champion Joey Gamache Jr. But the pro boxing scene has been quiet in Lewiston and the rest of the state for more than a ... (more)


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13 hrs ago |

Why does former Pacquiao conditioning coach Ariza keep getting fired?

From Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan, Marcos Maidana and many others, Alex Ariza has worked with boxing's best, but why does he keep getting sacked? A scuffle broke out at the boxing gym at the Venetian after Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach and Rios' trainer Robert Garcia exchanged heated words, leading to some pushing and shoving.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Sweet Science

Sadam Ali and Anthony Peterson To Fight at Barclays Aug. 9

Before the SHOWTIME tripleheader featuring Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia taking on "Lightning" Rod Salka plus two world championship fights on Saturday, Aug. 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will be host to a stacked lineup of undercard bouts featuring top East Coast prospects as well as the WBO ... (more)


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Is Jamie Foxx About to Play Mike Tyson?

According to Variety , Jamie Foxx is to star as Kid Dynamite himself, former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson.


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Khan still wants Mayweather

Amir Khan remains hopeful of securing his dream clash with Floyd Mayweather in May by impressing against a big-name opponent this December.


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Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream, TV Info and More

Per's Dan Rafael , Arum said: . The computer couldn't spit out the visa that had already been approved.


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Rios vs Chaves boxing preview, live streaming results, discussion,...

Get a preview, results, and full fight coverage here for HBO Boxing After Dark Rios vs. Chaves.


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Pacquiao admits surrendering a fight once

MANILA, Philippines Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao admitted that he once allowed himself to lose a bout when he was just starting out as a fighter.


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Browne looks to follow Hooper master class

English boxing great Ricky Hatton will be hoping for a second win in three days from his Aussie fighters on Saturday morning .


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are destined to fight

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum told that Carl Froch and former WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. may clash on January 24 at the MGM in Las Vegas.


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Jamie Foxx to Take on Mike Tyson in Upcoming Biopic

Jamie Foxx won an Oscar in 2005 for portraying singer/songwriter Ray Charles in the Taylor Hackford-directed Ray and now he's looking to take on another well-known personality as he enters the boxing ring to portray "Iron" Mike Tyson.


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The Sweet Science

WBC Prez Sulaiman Attends Association of Boxing Commissions Gathering

Mauricio Sulaiman, President of the WBC, spent two days in Clearwater, Florida, meeting with the Association of Boxing Commissions and is extremely happy with the results of this trip.


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South Wales Argus

Victory for Welsh boxing history-maker

CHARLENE Jones made history in Glasgow as the first woman to represent Team Wales in the boxing ring at a Commonwealth Games, writes Andrew Penman.


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The Daily Beast

Mike Tyson, Cartoon DetectiveBy Annaliza Savage

The Daily Beast sat down with Tyson, Jim Rash, and writer-executive producer Hugh Davidson to discuss the Scooby Doo -like show, airing this fall on Adult Swim.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Trinadad Express

Michael Alexander secures boxing medal

Trinidad and Tobago boxer Michael Alexander is guaranteed at least a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games men's lightweight division.


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Deaths of Arguello, Gatti and Forrest five years ago still stand out

Five years ago at this time, the boxing world was mourning the sudden and violent deaths of Alexis Arguello, Arturo Gatti and Vernon Forrest.


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International Business Times

Boxing News 2014: Expert Foresees Pacquiao Win Over Algieri on Nov 22, Possibly by Knock Down

The Nov 22 bout between Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao and new WBO junior lightweight title holder Chris Algieri would be radically different from Pacman's previous fights, said boxing writer Wilmer Patino of BoxingNews24.


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Jamie Foxx To Portray Mike Tyson In Biopic After Five-year Wait

Actor Jamie Foxx is set to portray boxing legend Mike Tyson in a movie biopic after five years of preparation for the role.The Django Unchained star spoke of his desire to step into the ring as the former world heavyweight champ as far back as 2009, and now Tyson has revealed the project is up and running and he hopes cameras will begin rolling by ... (more)


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