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  1. WBC, WBA, IBF Moving To Crown One World ChampionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Three of the four leading professional boxing organizations, the World Boxing Council, the World Boxing Association and the International Boxing Federation are moving towards crowning one world champion in each weight division. WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman, in an interview with BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard/Viva Sports said that in the next meeting of the three world organizations one of the topics on the agenda would be 'a tournament of champions with champion against champion in some divisions' for a start.

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  2. Barry McGuigan: Terrestrial television fights are the new dawn boxing needsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    We know from the success of Big Brother, The X Factor and celebrities eating spiders in the jungle that there is a huge appetite for watching how people cope in stressful situations. Let me tell you a human being will not face greater stress than sharing a ring with someone trying to knock his block off.

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  3. Bago's Palicte aims for vacant IBF youth superflyweight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    ASTON Francis Palicte, a lesser known boxer born in Bago City, Negros Occidental, is aiming to snatch the vacant youth super flyweight of the International Boxing Federation. His record of 15 wins 1 loss with 13 knockouts will be tested by Thailand's Jomyuthlek Sor Narongchai on Saturday in the "Tibay ng Pinoy 6" at the Almendras Gym in Davao City.

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  4. Ivan Morales-Vic Darchinyan Bout in Play For MarchRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boxing Scene

    Tijuana's Ivan Morales is in negotiations for a bantamweight fight against former world champion Vic Darchynian on a date in March, according to the Mexican contender's older brother Erik Morales. "My brother Ivan should be fighting this year for a belt, and a fight against Darchynian would be a good test before the big fight," said the former world champion in four different divisions.

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  5. Hyde: Negotiations On For Rigo vs. Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Sweet Science

    World Boxing Association Super, World Boxing Organization and The Ring Magazine super bantamweight champion Guillermo "The Jackal" Rigondeaux is encouraged by reports that World Boxing Council title-holder Leo Santa Cruz ' promoter, Oscar de la Hoya , believes a Rigondeaux-Santa Cruz unification fight has to happen. The 34-year-old Rigondeaux, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has been restricted to Asia for his last two fights, subsequently in low-profile matches, due to the lack of desire by any world-class super bantamweight to challenge the Cuban star.

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  6. Gary Hyde backing Carl Frampton to defend IBF title - but admits Rigondeaux fight is not closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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. Willie Casey is knocked to the canvas for the second time in the first round by Guillermo Rigondeaux in 2011 Gary Hyde wants Carl Frampton to successfully defend his IBF World title at the Odyssey on February 28 - but admits a clash against his fighter Guillermo Rigondeaux will not happen soon.

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  7. ITV backs Carl Frampton to revive the glory daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Lightning is about to strike twice with a young Belfast boxer cast as a pioneer for his sport.

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  8. De La Hoya: Santa Cruz vs. Rigondeaux Has To Be MadeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boxing Scene

    Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya had advised BoxingScene.com that he's very motivated to begin immediate negotiations for a unification between WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz and WBA/WBO champion Guillermo Rigondeaux . "For Leo Santa Cruz, I want to start talks and reach out to Rigondeaux's people.

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  9. Pat Barrett on Promoting, Perseverance, Prison, MoreRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Boxing Scene

    'I've already told you that I'm not a promoter, I'm a trainer who took out a promoter's licence to get fights for his kids,' was former British and European light-welterweight champion Pat Barrett's response after I dropped the P-Word a few times too many during a chat about his decision to stage his own boxing shows. 'Listen, we all have to remember why we do this.

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  10. Carl Frampton laughs off Scott Quigg remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fermanagh Today

    IBF Super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton has laughed at Scott Quigg's revelation that he thinks 'The Jackal' would be his 'easiest fight.' Bury fighter Quigg believes Frampton would be easier to beat than WBA and WBO king Guillermo Rigondeaux and WBC champion Leo Santa Cruz.

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  11. Quigg: I Want Carl Frampton, I Would 100% Beat HimRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Boxing Scene

    Scott Quigg has stoked up his rivalry with Carl Frampton by suggesting the Belfast man is the 'easiest' world champion to face in a unification clash. The WBA champion has frequently spoken about his desire to face Frampton and a showdown between the super-bantamweight pair carries even more significance after the Northern Irishman took the IBF title in September.

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  12. Barry McGuigan sure Carl Frampton will defeat Chris Avalos on February 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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. Barry McGuigan is convinced his young charge Carl Frampton will defend his IBF Super-bantamweight title in Belfast on February 28. Frampton faces Chris Avalos at the Odyssey and the American has talked the talk as he claims Frampton is 'weak' and lacks power.

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  13. Quigg: Time right for FramptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Sky Sports

    Scott Quigg has stoked up his rivalry with Carl Frampton by suggesting the Belfast man is the 'easiest' world champion to face in a unification clash. The WBA champion has frequently spoken about his desire to face Frampton and a showdown between the super-bantamweight pair carries even more significance after the Northern Irishman took the IBF title in September.

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  14. COCHRANE: Tyson Cave's fall in rankings a bad jokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Chronicle Herald

    Halifax boxer Tyson Cave was moved down in the most recent WBA rankings to No. 7 from No.

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  15. Team Rigondeaux To Santa Cruz: Step Up After RuizRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Boxing Scene

    Last week WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and his team were in New York to attend Roc Nation's debut boxing event. While in New York, Team Rigondeaux met up with WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman and spoke about a potential unification bout with WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz.

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  16. Santa Cruz: After His Next Fight, I'm Ready For FramptonRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Boxing Scene

    Leo Santa Cruz is open to future fights against Scott Quigg or Carl Frampton and is even willing to travel for a world title unification clash. The Mexican defends his WBC super-bantamweight title against Jesus Ruiz this Saturday in Las Vegas, but is hoping to battle some fellow belt holders in the near future.

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  17. Nonito Donaire Plans To Train in Cebu For Two WeeksRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Boxing Scene

    Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire plans to train for two weeks at the ALA Gym in Cebu in preparation for his March 28 ring return at the Mall of Asia Arena in a big fight card that will include a title defense by World Boxing Organization light flyweight champion Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes and undefeated International Boxing Federation Intercontinental super bantamweight champion Prince Albert Pagara.

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  18. Leo Santa Cruz Prefers To Face Frampton Over QuiggRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Boxing Scene

    WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz is open to the idea of facing IBF champion Carl Frampton or WBA 'regular' champion Scott Quigg - but he prefers to face them in the United States as opposed to traveling over to the UK. Santa Cruz has some concerns regarding the scorecards - if the fight becomes close and reaches a decision.

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  19. Leo looks at Quigg or FramptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Sky Sports

    Leo Santa Cruz is open to future fights against Scott Quigg or Carl Frampton and is even willing to travel for a world title unification clash. The Mexican defends his WBC super-bantamweight title against Jesus Ruiz this Saturday in Las Vegas, but is hoping to battle some fellow belt holders in the near future.

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  20. Video: Leo Santa Cruz Talks Mares, Frampton, HaymonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Boxing Scene

    MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada - Ryan Burton catches up with WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz to discuss his upcoming Showtime televised fight on the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder undercard, a possible fight down the line with Abner Mares, a potential fight with WBA/WBO champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, possibly facing Carl Fampton or Scott Quigg down the line, the relationship with Golden Boy Promotions, Al Haymon, and more.

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