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  1. Mayweather-Pacquiao Undercard: Who Lomachenko and Santa Cruz Need to Fight NextRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    It was the great superfight of their time, but it only made amends for what was supposed to happen a half-decade ago. Mayweather turned back his greatest adversary to prove himself better, not just now, but all along.

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  2. Quigg Offers High Praise For Mayweather, PacquiaoRead the original story

    Saturday | Boxing Scene

    Bury's Scott Quigg will be an interested observer later tonight when Floyd Mayweather, 47-0 , and Manny Pacquiao, 57-5-2 , take to the ring at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas live on Sky Sports Box Office. Quigg, the WBA's World Super bantamweight titlist, has trained at the Wild Card Gym, heading over there a number of times as a novice pro to pick up some tips, so he is fond of Freddie Roach, Pacquiao's trainer, and Manny himself.

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  3. Frampton's Manager Tells Hearn He Won't Be BulliedRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Boxing Scene

    Eddie Hearn recently offered Belfast's Carl Frampton, 20-0 , a 1.5 million purse for a showdown with Bury's Scott Quigg, 30-0-2 , at the Manchester Arena. However, Barry McGuigan, Frampton's mentor and friend, insists that they want a 60-40 split in their favour if the fight is made.

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  4. Manny Pacquiao still fighting for the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Roger Custodio and JoAnn Ramirez of Hawaii hold signs as they wait for the start of a fan rally Tuesday, April 25, 2015, at Mandalay Bay. WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will face undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a welterweight unification bout Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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  5. Saunders, Eubank Jr. Eye Rematch, Off 5/9 London BillRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Boxing Scene

    The show will go on in Wembley Arena on May 9, but without the two leading attractions on the card. Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr.-ring rivals who were scheduled to appear in separate bouts-have withdrawn from the card, as both fighters angle for a potential rematch.

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  6. Carl Frampton is the best in his weight division says Prince Naseem HamedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Prince Naseem Hamed is certain that Carl Frampton has the tools to see off Scott Quigg if they ever meet in the ring - and Kid Galahad should give 'The Jackal' a miss.

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  7. Reyes Confesses: - Tagoe blow was unexpected'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | GhanaWeb

    Filipino boxer Joebert Delos Reyes was last Friday forced to eat a humble pie when he succumbed to Emmanuel Tagoe in Round Four via a technical knockout in their WBA title fight at the Accra Stadium. Before the bout, the Filipino bragged that he would knock Tagoe out, as he was adequately prepared for the fight.

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  8. Frampton's Manager Blames Hearn For Quigg FalloutRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Boxing Scene

    World champion Carl Frampton will not be fighting Scott Quigg this summer, according to the former's manager and promoter Barry McGuigan. It was hoped Belfast fighter Frampton, the IBF super-bantamweight champion, and Bury boxer Quigg, who holds a portion of the WBA title, would meet in July in a huge Battle of Britain showdown.

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  9. Nonito Donaire vs. Scott Quigg in Play For The FallRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Boxing Scene

    "There's definitely a possibility of that happening in the fall," BoxingScene was told by Carl Moretti, VP of Boxing Operations for Top Rank, which handles 'the Filipino Flash', who got back on track by defeating William Prado in the Philippines on March 28th. "I think Nonito's plans are to fight again this summer, probably in Macao and then there's no question he wants a title fight and we've had some early discussions with Eddie Hearn and there's interest from both parties.

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  10. Frampton: Kiko Martinez Will Likely Chin Scott QuiggRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Boxing Scene

    IBF super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton is picking Kiko Martinez to score a knockout win over Scott Quigg, the WBA's "regular" champion, on July 18th. Quigg is reportedly facing Kiko Martinez , the former IBF champion, at the Manchester Arena.

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  11. McGuigan: Frampton won't fight Quigg this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | RTE.ie

    World champion Carl Frampton will not be fighting Scott Quigg this summer, according to the former's manager and promoter Barry McGuigan. It was hoped Belfast fighter Frampton, the IBF super-bantamweight champion, and Bury boxer Quigg, who holds a portion of the WBA title, would meet in July.

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  12. Tomoki Kameda Vacates WBO Belt, Focused on McDonnellRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Boxing Scene

    Two days ago, a letter was issued by the World Boxing Organization to the management of WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda - rejecting the boxer's request to have a unification with Jamie McDonnell, because he is only the WBA "regular" champion - which they consider a secondary world title because the recognized WBA champion of the division is Juan Carlos Payano, who unseated longtime champion Chemito Moreno. The WBO advised Kameda that he risked the possibility of getting stripped if he insisted on going forward with the McDonnell fight.

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  13. Ric Moylan, centre, with tennis player Liam Brody, left, and Scott QuiggRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Bury Times

    BURY world champion boxer Scott Quigg is on the road to being fighting fit again, thanks to the help of experienced conditioning coach Ric Moylan. The Trafford-based trainer is working hard with the reigning WBA super bantamweight king as he recovers from a hand injury picked up in his last fight against Hidenori Otake in November.

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  14. Quigg-Frampton hopes fadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Sky Sports

    Promoter Eddie Hearn believes the prospect of an all-British world title unification between Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton is "dead in the water". WBA super-bantamweight champion Quigg and Belfast boxer Frampton, who holds the IBF title, have been involved in on-and-off talks over a showdown for months.

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  15. WBO won't authorize Kameda unification boutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Japan Times

    The World Boxing Organization announced Tuesday that it would not authorize a proposed unification bout in Texas on May 9 between Japan's WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda and Britain's WBA champion Jamie McDonell. The WBO said in a letter emailed to Kameda and posted on its official website that it would not allow the bout to go ahead, since Juan Carlos Payano of the Dominican Republic is the WBA super champion in the bantamweight division and thus ranked higher than McDonnell.

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  16. WBO Shoots Down Kameda-McDonnell UnificationRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Boxing Scene

    The below letter was issued by the World Boxing Organization to the management of WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda - rejecting his request to have a unification with Jamie McDonell, because he is only the WBA "regular" champion - which they consider a secondary world title because the recognized WBA champion of the division is Juan Carlos Payano, who unseated longtime champion Chemito Moreno. The WBA's insistence to have numerous world titles within a single weight division has caused confusion among fans for the last few years.

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  17. Mayweather-Pacquiao: Koncz Denies Pinoys on CardRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Boxing Scene

    MP Promotions Michael Koncz has denied a report that claimed four Filipino boxers were scheduled to fight on the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather undercard at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 2. Koncz informed the BoxingScene.com/New Standard - 'there was never going to be four boxers on the undercard so whoever said this is very wrong.' The longtime adviser of Pacquiao who manages MP Promotions said - 'nobody was scheduled to fight on the Pacquiao-Mayweather undercard.

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  18. Rigondeaux Fires Back at Hyde: Lies, False StatementsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Boxing Scene

    WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux has returned fire, responding to a series of statements that were recently made by his current manager Gary Hyde. Rigondeaux was not the only party to respond, as his co-promoter, Caribe Promotions, also had something to say in response to Hyde's statements.

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  19. Arum: We'd Love For Brandon Rios To Face Kell BrookRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Boxing Scene

    Boxingscene.com recently caught up with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum to get an update on Brandon Rios and Nonito Donaire. When asked if undefeated IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook is the best option for Rios.

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  20. Moises Flores Wants Leo Santa Cruz Clash NextRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Boxing Scene

    StubHub Center, Carson, California - Undefeated Moises Flores captured the WBA super-bantamweight interim world championship with a thrilling 12-round split decision over defending champion Oscar Escandon. Flores, making his 2015 debut and third start in a row in the United States, triumphed by the scores of 116-112 twice and 113-115.

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