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With just three months until the Commonwealth Games, boxers from all across Scotland are looking to impress selectors as they decide who represents the nation at this year's games.
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Boxer Custio Clayton speaks to a group of children about the importance of physical activity at Smokey Drive Elementary School in Lower Sackville on April 14. Olympian Custio Clayton of Dartmouth will be part of the Canadian elite men's boxing team at an international tournament beginning Thursday in Belgrade, Serbia.
THE sound of bagpipes will be ringing in the ears of South Coast middleweight boxer Mark Lucas, who is on his way to Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in July.
Former bantamweight titlist Jamie McDonnell of England and Tabtimdaeng Na Rachawat of Thailand will meet for a vacant bantamweight world title on May 31, Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn has announced.
Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with undefeated featherweight contender Gary Russell Jr. to discuss his upcoming mandatory showdown with two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant World Boxing Organization championship, scheduled for June 21 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Rod Salka put on a boxing clinic for Alexei Collado in Friday's ShoBox: The New Generation main event.
Super-bantamweight ace Scott Quigg will aim to defend his "regular" WBA title on Saturday when he battles Tshifhiwa Munyai in Manchester Quigg was born on October 9 1988 in Bury to mother Lindsay and father Kenny.
Alan Sanchez took a considerable amount of time off following last September's loss to Luis Collazo.
Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes will defend his Commonwealth title after being selected to compete at the games in Glasgow this summer.
Former South African and IBO light welterweight champion Kaizer "The Animal" Mabuza suffered a unanimous decision loss to Russia-based Armenian David Avanesyan in a bid for David's WBC Baltic title.
According to the World Boxing Organization, Golden Boy Promotions beat Top Rank in today's purse bid, earning the right to promote the fight between Gary Russell and Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant WBO featherweight championship.
Jamie McDonnell will face Tabtimdaeng Na Rachawat for the vacant WBA Bantamweight title at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on May 31 live on Sky Sports Box Office in association with Betway.
The fighters, including legendary future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov , who will compete on Saturday's eagerly awaited "History at the Capitol" world championship tripleheader on SHOWTIMEA , participated in the final press conference Thursday at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. In the history-making main event ... (more)