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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Seconds out: boxing will draw the crowds to the West End

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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1 hr ago | Evening Times

Seconds out: boxing will draw the crowds to the West End

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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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Clayton to fight for Canada in Belgrade

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.

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South Coast Register

Lucas bags ticket to the Commonwealth Games

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.

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ESPN

McDonnell, Na Rachawat to vie for vacant title

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.

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Burton Mail

Campbell takes break from boxing

Olympic champion Luke Campbell has announced he is taking a break from boxing after his father was diagnosed with cancer.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Sweet science not just for men

Townsville boxer Tahlia Byrnes has won her first ever fight and was the first female boxer to come out of the Bad Boys gym with a win at the NQ Games.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Boxing Scene

Video: Gary Russell Jr. Pumped For Lomachenko Bout

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.

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Daily Press & Argus

Bernard Hopkins wins split decision, unifies titles

Bernard Hopkins thumbed his nose at Father Time one more time Saturday night, using his vast experience and guile, and yes, his ageless quickness to defeat Beibut Shumenov at the DC Armory.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Sweet Science

Salka Impresses on Tyson "ShoBox" Card

Rod Salka put on a boxing clinic for Alexei Collado in Friday's ShoBox: The New Generation main event.

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Mirror.co.uk

11 things you need to know about super-bantamweight Scott Quigg ahead of his WBA title defence

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.

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Boxing Scene

Early Fox Sports1 Results From San Antonio, Texas

Up next : Alan Sanchez vs. Jorge Silva - 10 round main event, welterweight Joseph Rodriguez Jr. scored a unanimous decision win over Francisco Arellano in their televised swing bout.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Boxing Scene

Alan Sanchez Returns To Win Column With A Vengeance

Alan Sanchez took a considerable amount of time off following last September's loss to Luis Collazo.

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UTV

Barnes to defend Commonwealth Gold

Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes will defend his Commonwealth title after being selected to compete at the games in Glasgow this summer.

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Boxing Scene

Avanesyan Decisions Mabuza, Shakhnazaryan Beats Lora

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.

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Boxing Scene

Lomachenko-Russell: Golden Boy Wins The Purse Bid

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.

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Boxing Scene

Froch-Groves II: McDonnell-Na Rachawat WBA Title Bout

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.

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The Sweet Science

Final Quotes Ahead of Hopkins-Shumenov in DC

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)

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Warrington Guardian

Boxing coach Groarke leading the way

The 44-year-old is currently in Bulgaria for the prestigious Amateur International Boxing Association Youth World Championships as a coach with the Great Britain amateur squad.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newsday

NI announces first Games competitors

Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes will defend his Commonwealth Games title in Glasgow this summer after his selection was announced on Thursday night.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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