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  1. Can Donaire still recover? Fans to find out on Pinoy Pride 30Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire answers questions during the press conference for Pinoy Pride 30 held in Pasay City. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA, Philippines Former world champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire is the first to admit that there are questions hanging over his head after his most recent fight a knockout loss at the hands of Jamaican fighter Nicholas Walters.

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  2. Tyson Cave ready to put debacle of last bout in pastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Halifax's Tyson Cave, shown against Jose Saez in 2013 in Halifax, meets Mexico's Abraham Gomez Friday night in Montreal. Tyson Cave hopes that beating up Abraham Gomez on Friday night in Montreal will help erase some memories from his last bout.

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  3. Nicholas Walters Ring Return Eyed For June Date?Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    WBA featherweight titlist, Nicholas Walters, burst onto the scene back in October by stopping Nonito Donaire in six rounds at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, in what was his HBO debut. He was scheduled to return on March 21st before being knocked out with the flu bug.

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  4. Frampton-Quigg - Eddie Hearn Eyes Date of June 20Read the original story

    Yesterday | Boxing Scene

    Eddie Hearn believes that the long-anticipated domestic showdown between IBF Super bantamweight titlist Carl Frampton and WBA World holder Scott Quigg could be signed, sealed and delivered in time for a summer date. Both boxers have expressed a desire to prove who is the best in the U.K. and a meeting is due to take place in London later today to iron out some of the finer details.

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  5. Frampton-Quigg Discussions Continue For Summer ClashRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boxing Scene

    EDDIE HEARN and Barry McGuigan will meet in London on Wednesday to continue talks for a clash between Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton. IBF super-bantamweight champion Frampton, 28, is keen for a chance to take on long-term rival Quigg, who holds a version of the WBA belt.

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  6. Jhonny Gonzalez's Motivation Fueled By SHO HeadlinerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boxing Scene

    From the outside looking in, it's hard to imagine many believing that a 14-4 fighter-who'd lost his first two pro fights and wasn't exactly turning heads-would pan out to enjoy success as he continued to rise in weight. Jhonny Gonzalez was forced to deal with adversity literally from his first pro bout.

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  7. Still overweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    Still in his best condition. Nonito Donaire Jr. has three days to lose the extra weight for him to make the 122-pound limit for this Friday's weigh-in for his fight against WIlliam Prado for Pinoy Pride 30 this Saturday.

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  8. Wheels in motion for seven-figure summer title showdown between...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Ferguson delivers emotional tribute at Dave Mackay's funeral: 'He was the bravest man in the world but he was a fantastic footballer.

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  9. Chavez-Fonfara: Oscar Escandon To Face Moises FloresRead the original story

    Monday | Boxing Scene

    Oscar Escandon will make the first defense of his interim-WBA super bantamweight title on April 18th against undefeated Moises Flores . The fight will be part of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Andrzej Fonfara undercard from the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

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  10. Team Quigg Giving Carl Frampton Two Week DeadlineRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Boxing Scene

    Trainer Joe Gallagher says his fighter, WBA 'regular' super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg, will only wait around two more weeks for an answer from IBF champion Carl Frampton on a unification showdown. Gallagher is hoping to get Quigg in the ring with Frampton on a date at the end of May or start of June.

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  11. Randy Petalcorin Receives Honors For a Banner YearRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Boxing Scene

    WBA light flyweight Interim champion Randy 'Razor' Petalcorin has won an award from the Australian National Boxing Federation for winning the title last year in Shanghai, China with a rousing 7th round TKO over Panama's Walter Tello. Petalcorin's award was accepted on his behalf by his co-manager and multi-titled Australian promoter Peter Maniatis who thanked Ultratune CEO Sean Buckley and the Sanman Gym of the Manangquil brothers of General Santos City.

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  12. Change in trainer refreshes boxer Jessie MagdalenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Super bantamweight boxer Jessie Magdaleno shadow boxes during a media availability Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Top Rank gym in advance of his title bout against Erik Ruiz on Saturday. Super bantamweight boxer Jessie Magdaleno jumps rope during a media availability Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Top Rank gym in advance of his title bout against Erik Ruiz on Saturday.

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  13. Hearn: Kameda-McDonnell on Figueroa-Burns CardRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Boxing Scene

    Ricky Burns and Jamie McDonnell will be in action on the same day as Eddie Hearn's Birmingham fight night, making it a busy day for the promoter. McDonnell will unify the bantamweight titles with Tomoki Kameda before Burns faces fellow former world champion Omar Figueroa on May 9, with both fights taking place in San Antonio, Texas.

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  14. Quigg needs Frampton answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Sky Sports

    Talks have been held about a possible world title unification fight between Quigg and Frampton this year, but the eagerly awaited super-bantamweight battle is yet to be agreed. Gallagher has already begun preparations with his fighter Quigg, the WBA champion, but might have to think about other possible opponents if a deal cannot be struck with IBF king Frampton soon.

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  15. Hatton: Kell can conquerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Sky Sports

    The Mancunian moved up to 147lbs for massive fights against Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, who sit alongside Brook as world champions in boxing's hottest weight class. Brook defends his IBF title against Jo Jo Dan on March 28, live on Sky Sports , while Mayweather and Pacquiao will battle for the remaining WBC, WBA and WBO belts in their long-awaited showdown in Las Vegas on May 2. The Sheffield fighter has already proven himself on America soil, taking the belt from Shawn Porter on points last August, and Hatton feels he can land a big-name fight if he defeats Dan next Saturday in Sheffield.

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  16. Double trouble for HearnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Ananova

    Ricky Burns and Jamie McDonnell will be in action on the same day as Eddie Hearn's Birmingham fight night, making it a busy day for the promoter. McDonnell will unify the bantamweight titles with Tomoki Kameda before Burns faces fellow former world champion Omar Figueroa on May 9, with both fights taking place in San Antonio, Texas.

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  17. Ricky Burns and Jamie McDonnell's US fights on same night as Birmingham fight nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Sky Sports

    Ricky Burns and Jamie McDonnell will be in action on the same day as Eddie Hearn's Birmingham fight night, making it a busy day for the promoter. McDonnell will unify the bantamweight titles with Tomoki Kameda before Burns faces fellow former world champion Omar Figueroa on May 9, with both fights taking place in San Antonio, Texas.

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  18. Japanese fighter joins ALA PromotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Sun-Star

    ALA Promotions has signed its second international fighter after Ryo Akaho inked a one-year exclusive contract with the Philippine-based promotional outfit. "We are excited with Akaho, he is highly-rated in the world and has what it takes to be a world champion," ALA Promotions president Michael Aldeguer told Sun.Star Cebu .

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  19. HBO's Nelson Thrilled To Have Gonzalez on GGG CardRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Boxing Scene

    At the Wednesday afternoon press conference at the Forum in Inglewood, California, it was announced that a bout between WBC flyweight titlist Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez and Edgar Sosa would be the opening bout on HBO on May 16th before the night's main event featuring WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin defending his belts against Willie Monroe Jr. So is HBO, which traditionally doesn't showcase fighters below the bantamweight level, in the Gonzalez business or is this more of a one-off? "We'll see where it goes, obviously, whenever one of the best fighters in the world wants to be on our network we are going to try and create something sustainable so that we can not just see a single fight.

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  20. Less is more for boxer MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Yahoo!

    Nathaniel May's improved "refuelling" habits are beginning to pay dividends for the Bunbury boxer, according to his trainer Peter Stokes. Stokes says the 19-year-old is reaping the benefit after cutting down on the snacks and fast food, allowing him to drop a division to his more natural featherweight.

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