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WBF International Super Bantamweight Champion John Amuzu Signs Exclusive Advisory Agreement with Fight Tyme Agency

Fighter Connect Episode 2: Skeeter McClure

Mikey Garcia unifies lightweight titles against Robert Easter Jr., calls out Errol Spence Jr.

Mikey Garcia took another step forward on Saturday in his quest to become the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world by unifying lightweight titles against fellow unbeaten Robert Easter Jr. He then boldly called out the most difficult name available to him. Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) relied on his heavy counter punching to floor Easter…

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Boxing is Still in Doubt For 2020 Olympic Games

Boxing is Still in Doubt For 2020 Olympic Games Boxing could still be axed from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after the IOC admitted Thursday that concerns remain over the sport’s governance and management by the International Boxing Federation (AIBA). “The IOC Executive Board received a report on the AIBA situation and highlighted its significant…

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Top Divisional Rankings: Top five in each weight class (July 2018) five in each weight class (July 2018)

Below are the top-rated fighters for each of the seventeen divisions from minimumweight to heavyweight.  Click here for the full Pound for Pound Top 50 Top 5 fighters in each weight division Heavyweight 1.Anthony Joshua 2. Deontay Wilder 3. Alexander Povetkin 4. Kubrat Pulev 5. Joseph Parker Cruiserweight 1. Aleksandr Usyk 2. Mairis Briedis 3.…

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Joseph Parker: ‘A rematch with Anthony Joshua would be totally different’

FIGHTING Anthony Joshua has changed Joseph Parker. The New Zealander lost his WBO title to the unified heavyweight champion earlier this year. But Parker is not prepared to slink away from the top table. With a new determination lit inside him, he has seen what it takes to stay at the elite level and adjusted…

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Meet the ‘Kickboxing Grannies’ of Kenya’s Most Dangerous Slum

Beatrice Nyariara lives in Korogocho, one of Nairobi’s most dangerous slums. She has helped women feel empowered to take back their community. The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their…

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Claressa Shields recovers to beat Hanna Gabriels, confronts Christina Hammer

Claressa Shields, the only American boxer to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals, had faced virtually no adversity through her brilliant amateur career or in her first five professional fights — until Friday night. That’s when Shields, the unified women’s super middleweight world titleholder, dropped down in weight to challenge unified junior middleweight titleholder Hanna Gabriels,…

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By G. Leon GL: How has everything been going in preparation for your June 22nd bout? June 22, I will have a second professional fight in the American ring in the city of Detroit. I am provided with excellent conditions, professional coaching staff and good sparring partners. I am more than confident that I will…

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Mikey Garcia & Robert Easter Jr. Agree to Deal for July 28 Unification Title Fight in L.A.

While Jorge Linares defends his RING lightweight championship bout on Saturday against Vasiliy Lomachenko, the other two best fighters in the division will meet to unify titles months later. Mikey Garcia, who holds the WBC lightweight title, and IBF beltholder Robert Easter Jr. agreed to meet in a unification matchup on July 28 at Staples…

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