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6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Back in a flash

Nonito Donaire can take punishment, as shown when he takes a punch in losing by unanimous decision to Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux in a world title fight.

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10 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

Donaire Starts Sparring For Vetyeka Title Showdown

Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire who is chasing a fifth world title when he battles WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa in Macau on May 31, sparred for the first time after what he said was 'a long, long time' at the famed ALA Gym in Cebu, today.

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20 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

Hopkins-Shumenov: Pre-Unification Report Card

When Bernard Hopkins won his first major title with a knockout of Segundo Mercado, George Foreman was the Heavyweight champion of the world, Floyd Mayweather was more than a year away from the Olympics, and Pernell Whitaker was the best fighter in the world pound-for-pound.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sporting News

Fight schedule: Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. remains pipedream

It was Bob Arum doing his job. Raising suggestions that the boxer he promotes is ready, willing and able to accept a fight against the best possible opponent.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Munyai to challenge unbeaten Quigg

WBA Pan-African featherweight champion Tshifhiwa "Atomic Spider" Munyai will challenge unbeaten Scott Quigg for the Englishman's WBA super-bantamweight title at the Manchester Arena, in the United Kingdom, on April 19. Munyai was pencilled in at short notice to take on the world champion after highly-rated Venezuelan Nehomar Cermeno, the number one ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Boxing Scene

Video: Bryan Vasquez Discusses Big Win Over Felix

Ryan Burton catches up with WBA interim-super featherweight champion Bryan Vasquez to discuss his victory over previousky undefeated Jose Felix Jr. on the HBO Pay-Per-View undercard to Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Vargas edges Allakhverdiev for 140-pound title

Khabib Allakhverdiev, left, from Russia, lands a left to the head of Jessie Vargas in their WBA-IBO junior welterweight title boxing bout Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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Boxing Scene

Video: Bryan Vasquez Aims To Impress With Felix

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada - Ryan Burton catches up with interim-WBA super featherweight champion Bryan Vasquez to discuss his upcoming defense against undefeated Jose Felix Jr. - which is part of the HBO Pay-Per-View undecard to the welterweight rematch between Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten WBO champion Timothy Bradley.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Super featherweight boxer Jose Felix of Mexico sta

Super featherweight boxer Jose Felix of Mexico stands naked behind a towel during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Boxing Scene

Anthony Crolla Confident He Will Turn John Murray Back

Anthony Crolla has vowed to maintain his 100 percent record in Manchester derbies when he fights John Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Boxing Scene

Scott Quigg-Tshifhiwa Munyai in Play For April 19

South African boxer Tshifhiwa Munyai has emerged as frontrunner to replace Nehomar Cermeno for the WBA junior featherweight title clash against Scott Quigg at Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK on April 19. Cermeno has reportedly withdrawn from the fight for unspecified reasons leaving promoters desperately trying to find a replacement as a huge ... (more)

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Boxing Scene

Crolla: Getting a Fight With Ricky Burns Would Be Huge

Anthony Crolla says he will keep up is 100 percent record in Manchester derbies when he clashes with John Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the Most Vulnerable Belt-Holders in Boxing Today

Six months before Kiko Martinez won the IBF super bantamweight title, he was stopped in nine rounds by Carl Frampton.

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Boxing Scene

BoxNation, Top Rank Ink Exclusive Output Deal

BoxNation has agreed to an exclusive output deal with leading boxing promoters Top Rank which will see the channel continue to air the world's best fights.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Boxing Scene

D. Magdaleno Eyes May 17 Return, Praises Joel Diaz

This past Saturday night BoxingScene.com caught up with super featherweight contender Diego Magdaleno.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

ESPN

Donaire to vie for 4th title in different class

Nonito Donaire, the 2012 fighter of the year and a former titleholder in three divisions, will attempt to win a world title in his fourth weight division when he challenges Simpiwe Vetyeka on May 31, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday.

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Boxing Scene

Vetyeka Vacates IBO Crown Ahead of Donaire Clash

The stand-off between South African fighter Simpiwe Vetyeka and the IBO has led to him vacating their featherweight crown ahead of his highly anticipated clash against Filipino Nonito Donaire in Macau on May 31. Vetyeka was scheduled to defend his IBO and WBA featherweight titles against the Filipino Flash, but after fight promoter Bob Arum as well ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Crusher,' - Punisher' eye victory in Japan

FOR Filipino champions, the quest for boxing supremacy never ends. Reigning World Boxing Council international super featherweight champion Ryan "The Crusher" Sermona of Himamaylan City and defending Philippine Boxing Federation flyweight champion Juan "The Punisher" Purisima of General Santos City are set to fight in Japan this April in separate ... (more)

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

BOXING:

Heavyweight Dominic Breazeale leads an avalanche of top boxers headed this way when he fights in Indio this week.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Boxing Scene

Photos: Jose Felix Jr. Putting in Work For Bryan Vasquez

Undefeated Jose Felix Kr. is working hard for his upcoming fight with Bryan Vasquez .

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