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Yesterday | The Sweet Science

Kovalev In Good Place, But Others Would Marvel at Thawing of Cold War

It probably isn't in any of the history lessons taught in the classrooms of Chelyabinsk, Russia, which is the hometown of WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, or even in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he now resides.

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Yesterday | Boxing Scene

Thomas Williams Next Up At Light Heavyweight?

A quality talent turns professional, moves through some usual suspects to establish their place as a prospect of note, and then it's on to the recognizable name foes.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Boxing Scene

Mayweather Approved By WBC To Defend 147/154 Belts

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has approved a request by Floyd Mayweather Jr. to defend both of his WBC titles, at welterweight and junior middleweight, against Marcos Maidana on September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boxing Scene

Artur Beterbiev vs. Tavoris Cloud is Explored for 9/27

According to sources in southern Russia, former two-time Olympian, two-time European and one-time world amateur champion Artur Beterbiev , who now competes under the aegis of Groupe Yvon Michel, can have his dream of fighting a world champion come true on Sep. 27 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

O-R Online

Madness at The Meadows: Washingtona s Bergman loses heavyweight title

Katie Roupe/Observer-Reporter Washington's Jason Bergman stays on the canvas after a big hit from Ahror Muralimov.

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Boxing Scene

Robert Stieglitz Wins in Ten: Krasniqi, Hammer on Top

Anhalt Arena in Dessau, Germany ---------- WBO #3 and WBA #4 rated light heavyweight Robin Krasniqi continued his winning streak with a hard-fought unanimous decision over rugged WBA #5 and WBO #15 Ukrainian Olexander Chervyak in a heated twelve-rounder.

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Boxing Scene

Roy Jones Stops Courtney Fry in Five Rounds

World rated super middleweight Maxim Vlasov officially kicked off his light heavyweight campaign knocking out former world title challenger Ruben Eduardo Acosta at 1:43 of the seventh round.

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UnionvilleTimes.com

Kennett boxer fights at MSG tonight

Kennett's Anthony Caputo Smith fights Ola "Kryptonite" Afolabi in a 10-round cruiserweight bout tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Boxing Scene

Video: Hopkins Talks Nude Shoot, Kovalev Clash, More

Radio Rahim catches up with IBF/WBA light heavyweight Bernard Hopkins to discuss his recent nude photo shoot with ESPN Magazine, why Hopkins decided to take part in the issue, fighting a unification with World Boxing Organization champion Sergey Kovalev, a unification with World Boxing Council champion Adonis Stevenson and breaking down the danger ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

BBC News

Cleverly & Bellew win to set up clash

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew look set for a "grudge" cruiserweight clash in November after both claimed knockout wins in Liverpool.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boxing Scene

Liverpool Results: Cleverly Dominates, Callum Smith Wins

Former WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly continued his cruiserweight adventures with a dominating fourth-round TKO of overmatched Argentinean Alejandro Emilio Valori .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Boxing Scene

Video: Hopkins on Facing Kovalev, Talks Canelo-Lara

Ryan Burton catches up with IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins to discuss the fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Erislandy Lara, which headlines a Showtime Pay-Per-View on Saturday night, the possibility of facing WBC champion Adonis Stevenson, the reasoning behind his desire to face dangerous puncher WBO champion ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

BleacherReport

Nathan Cleverly vs. Alejandro Valori: Preview, Prediction for Upcoming Bout

On Saturday night in Liverpool, former WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly continues his campaign to capture a world title in the cruiserweight division when he faces Alejandro Valori of Argentina.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Boxing Scene

Vlasov-Sukhotskiy Added to 7/26 Jones/Toney Double

Highly-regarded super middleweight Maxim Vlasov will enter light heavyweight waters on July 26 at the Skonto Stadium in Riga, Latvia.

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The Sweet Science

Boxing Odds - " Cleverly vs. Valori for WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight Title July 12

Nick Cleverly may have lost his WBO light heavyweight title bout against Sergey Kovalev but responded nicely with a WBA Inter-Continental cruiserweight title win in his next bout.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Sweet Science

Avila's Pound for Pound List July 2014

Now 37, Mayweather had a rough outing against Argentina's Marcos Maidana. At the conclusion boxing's top boxer had more welts and bruises than all of his previous fights combined.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Boxing Socialist

Chicago's Hometown Hero, Mike Lee, to Face Paul Gonsalves on...

Scheduled to open the night's worldwide, live broadcast of ESPN Friday Night Fights in a light heavyweight six-rounder, Lee will face Paul Gonsalves of Hyannis, Massachusetts Presented by Warriors Boxing, 8 Count Productions, Seconds Out Promotions and Marines Promotions, the night of world-class professional boxing, entitled "Conquerors", will ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Boxing Scene

Hopkins-Kovalev Unification Rumblings, 'The Alien' Speaks

Sources with knowledge of the situation have advised BoxingScene.com that there is serious interest from HBO to put together a fight between WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev , if he beats Blake Caparello next month, and IBF/WBA champion Bernard 'The Alien' Hopkins .

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