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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Chisora promises to teach Fury a lesson

Dereck Chisora intends to send Tyson Fury to "the naughty corner" in their 'must-win' final eliminator for the WBO heavyweight championship in July.

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4 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Gaby Alderson charity auction to feature Mike Tyson boxing glove

A CHARITY auction, featuring a boxing glove signed by former world heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson, will be held to raise funds for an 11-year-old girl battling a rare cancer.

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9 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

'Healing' continues for Tyson

Mike Tyson was "scared to death" early Tuesday afternoon as a black SUV drove him toward Carnegie, past a railroad crossing and a long stretch of warehouses and into the parking lot of the Wolfpack Boxing Club.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

International Business Times

Boxing News: Manny Pacquiao Caught Cheating With Illegal Handwraps?...

Manny Pacquiao successfully recaptured the WBO welterweight championship belt on Saturday with a 12-round demolition of previously undefeated Timothy Bradley at MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Wave

Martin finds right path, will fight for NABO title

Outlook: At 49, Hopkins is always on the verge of history in the ring. This time, the IBF light heavyweight champion can become the oldest fighter to unify the titles in his division.

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Las Vegas Newstrip

How prizefighting flourished in the Silver State

As the twentieth century dawned, bare-knuckle prizefighting was transforming into the popular sport of boxing, yet simultaneously it was banned as immoral in many locales.

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Sherdog

Boxing News: Mike Tyson Aiming for Gold on Other Side of Ropes

Mike Tyson has a new outlet to sink his teeth into. Only 20 years old when he sparked Trevor Berbick in the second round on Nov. 22, 1986 to become the youngest world heavyweight boxing champion of all time, the sports world's most polarizing figure has returned to the stage at the age of 47. Tyson, alongside the guidance of Acquinity Sports, ... (more)

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Boxing Scene

Hopkins-Shumenov: Earl Brown To Be Third Man

The WBA-IBF light heavyweight unification title fight between WBA Super world champion, Beibut Shumenov, and the IBF world champion Bernard Hopkins, will have Earl Brown as referee, according to Washington DC boxing Commission.

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Boxing Scene

Leapai: No Decision, I'm Knocking Wladimir Klitschko Out

World heavyweight title contender Alex Leapai has vowed to "bash" Wladimir Klitschko and emerge as Australia's next boxing champion on April 26. World heavyweight boxing title contender Alex Leapai pledged his allegiance to the Broncos before donning a Brisbane jersey on Tuesday.

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Boxing Scene

Photos: Hasim Rahman Presser, Super 8 Tournament

Former WBC heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman, of Baltimore, poses during a SUPER 8 boxing tournament press conference at the Northern Steamship on April 15 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Boxing Scene

Quillin: If Money is Right - Bring on Golovkin, Martinez

Undefeated World Boxing Organization middleweight champion of the World, Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, is fighting for respect this Saturday night on SHOWTIME against No.

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The Press-Enterprise

BOXING: The search for next great heavyweight continues in Santa Monica

Heavyweight prizefighters carry an aura of respect that traces back to the 19th century when the first gloved heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan crowed in various drinking establishments "I can lick any man in the house."

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The Sweet Science

Golden Boy Returning To Boston; June 5 at House of Blues

After an exciting night of fights in Boston on St. Patrick's Day, Golden Boy Promotions will return to this boxing rich town to team up with Murphy's Boxing U.S.A and Back East Promotions on Thursday, June 5 with a stacked card at the House of Blues featuring a title defense and a stellar lineup of New England's top prospects.

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The Washington Post

Fighting age a " and winning

APRIL 10: IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins works out at the DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia in preparation for his upcoming fight on April 10, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 10: IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins works out at the DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia in preparation for his upcoming ... (more)

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NOLA.com

'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' airs Monday (April 14) on PBS

" The Trials of Muhammad Ali ," which airs at 9 p.m. Monday on WYES as an episode of the "Independent Lens" documentary series, revisits a time when the greatest sports figure of his era became one of American culture's most controversial personalities.

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Swindon Advertiser

Swindon boxer is learning from the best

TARIQ Quaddus says that training with the Great Britain amateur boxers has given him an extra buzz for the sport.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Manny Pacquiao can be called elite once again after beating Timothy Bradley

This is at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, owned by the Soffer family's Turnberry Associates.

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Yahoo!

Alex Leapai fight will be 'pure violence'

Wladimir Klitschko says he expects 'pure violence' when he defends his world heavyweight titles against Australia's Alex Leapai in a fortnight.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Boxing: Parker faces tough night, says Klitschko

World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has had numerous close encounters with Joseph Parker's next opponent and the Ukrainian veteran believes Parker will be in for a tough night in Germany in two weeks' time.

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