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Monday Jul 14 | 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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Tue Jul 01, 2014

South Wales Argus

Calzaghe backing for Cleverly

Nathan Cleverly celebrates after beating Shaun Corbin during their WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Boxing Scene

Daniel Geale Leads The Title Shot Charge For Australia

Five Australian boxers will fight for versions of a world title in a frantic burst of activity in the United States.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Evander Holyfield says it's now time to 'Retire'

It's been a long time coming for former cruiserweight and heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield to speak the words of retirement.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Five Aussie boxers up for world titles

Five Australian boxers will fight for versions of a world title in a frantic burst of activity in the United States.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Post Game

Insurance Man Rich Salgado Puts On Third Charity Celebrity Golf Classic

Rich Salgado put his hand up to a group of photographers. He was surrounded by a motley crew featuring Giants Super Bowl champion tight end Howard Cross; IBF-WBA-IBA light-heavyweight champion 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins, NFL defensive back twins Devin and Jason McCourty and former Jets and Browns coach Eric Mangini.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Boxing Scene

Krasniqi-Cherviak, Hammer-Mathis Set For July 26th

WBO Int l light heavyweight champion Robin Krasniqi takes on Ukrainan Oleksandr Cherviak with the WBA I/C title at stake as well in a supporting bout to Robert Stieglitz vs Sergey Khomitskyi July 26 in Dessau .

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