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To Catch-Weight or Not To Catch-Weight?

To Catch-Weight or Not To Catch-Weight?

🕔13:01, 24.Jul 2015

To catch-weight or not, that is the question. Using a Shakespearian tone, it seems that much of the debate in boxing lately has been about the use of catch-weights. Catch-weights have been used throughout the history of the sport. It

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Boxing: The Week in Review

Boxing: The Week in Review

🕔22:18, 23.Jul 2015

Every week, there are numerous topics that even hardcore fans, not to mention casual fans, cannot keep up with. Every week, I’ll be here to help you catchup with the sport of boxing, going over the previous weekend’s results, as

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Donaire calls out Quigg: I’ll travel to Manchester

Donaire calls out Quigg: I’ll travel to Manchester

🕔21:49, 21.Jul 2015

Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn stated on Sunday that his fighter, WBA World super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg, would likely fight Nonito Donaire over bantamweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux. It appears Donaire caught wind of the statement, as he issued one of

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Hearn: Frampton will move up to avoid Quigg

Hearn: Frampton will move up to avoid Quigg

🕔12:27, 21.Jul 2015

So what’s next for Scott Quigg after his destruction of Kiko Martinez? The obvious choice would have been Carl Frampton. Both men fought on the same day and around the same time. Quigg destroyed Frampton’s previous foe, Kiko Martinez. However,

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Rigondeaux wants Quigg after Lomachenko rejects

Rigondeaux wants Quigg after Lomachenko rejects

🕔18:39, 19.Jul 2015

It appears that talks between bantamweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KO’s) and WBO World featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (4-1, 2 KO’s) have fallen through, at least for now. Last week, it was reported that Gary Hyde, Rigondeaux’s manager, issued

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Are We Closer to Rigondeaux-Lomachenko?

Are We Closer to Rigondeaux-Lomachenko?

🕔23:55, 16.Jul 2015

Are we closer to a potential clash between Guillermo Rigondeaux and Vasyl Lomachenko? A few days ago Gary Hyde, Rigondeaux’s manager, issued a statement that Rigondeaux was willing to fight Lomachenko at a catch-weight of 124 lbs. and with a

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Donaire returns Saturday against Settoul

Donaire returns Saturday against Settoul

🕔23:25, 16.Jul 2015

Nonito Donaire returns this Saturday live from Macau against Anthony Settoul. Since his 2012 Fighter of the Year victory, Donaire has been on sort of a downward swing. First, he was out-classed by Guillermo Rigondeaux. Then, he went life and

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Rigo-Lomachenko agree in principle to super fight

Rigo-Lomachenko agree in principle to super fight

🕔16:29, 13.Jul 2015

CORK, Ireland (July 13, 2015) – Irishman Gary Hyde, the manager of unified super bantamweight (122 lbs.) world champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KO’s), has accepted in principal the offer made by Egis Klimas, manager of World Boxing

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Donaire-Ramirez headline June 18 card

Donaire-Ramirez headline June 18 card

🕔19:56, 3.Jul 2015

MACAO, CHINA (July 3, 2015) — Former Fighter of the Year and five-division world champion NONITO “Filipino Flash” DONAIRE and 2012 U.S. Olympian and undefeated super lightweight contender JOSE RAMÍREZ will headline “Victory at The Venetian,” on the Saturday, July

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Santa Cruz-Mares: Guaranteed to be a war

Santa Cruz-Mares: Guaranteed to be a war

🕔15:35, 3.Jul 2015

The build up for a fight between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares has been in the works for over two years now and after several road blocks and speed bumps, it has come to light that the two Mexican

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Quigg: I’ll clinically beat Martinez; I’m the best in the world

Quigg: I’ll clinically beat Martinez; I’m the best in the world

🕔17:09, 2.Jul 2015

WBA World super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (30-0-2, 22 KO’s) aims to put in a performance beyond question when he defends his title for the sixth time against former IBF champ Kiko Martinez (32-5, 24KO’s) in Manchester on July 18th. Speaking

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Did Golden Boy Get Rid of Santa Cruz at Just the Right Time?

Did Golden Boy Get Rid of Santa Cruz at Just the Right Time? Updated

🕔07:45, 30.Apr 2015

This weekend’s card is ironic. In one sense, fans will be treated to a fight that we’ve never seen before and one that has been in demand for the past five years. The fight, of course, is the PPV main

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Guillermo Rigondeaux Denies UK Trip Rumors; Implies Manager Fired

Guillermo Rigondeaux Denies UK Trip Rumors; Implies Manager Fired Updated

🕔05:00, 19.Apr 2015

On April 13, WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux’s manager Gary Hyde spoke about his fighter’s future. Since the modern approach of calling out future opponents hasn’t panned out for the undefeated fighter, Hyde added that Rigondeaux would personally travel

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“Rigondeaux will travel to fight Quigg, Belfast to fight Frampton, or Las Vegas to fight Santa Cruz”

“Rigondeaux will travel to fight Quigg, Belfast to fight Frampton, or Las Vegas to fight Santa Cruz”

🕔20:21, 13.Apr 2015

Unified super bantamweight world champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs), arguably the most avoided reigning world title holder in modern boxing history, will travel to London next month in order to publicly confront his mandatory challenger, Scott Quigg

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Pedro Diaz Feels Prichard Colon Is a Future Champion

Pedro Diaz Feels Prichard Colon Is a Future Champion

🕔04:28, 12.Apr 2015

Pedro Diaz has been in the corner of two of the best world champions in the sport as a head trainer. He’s been in the corner with the likes of Guillermo Rigondeaux and Miguel Cotto. Now as the head trainer

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Leo Santa Cruz Added to Mayweather Pacquiao Undercard

Leo Santa Cruz Added to Mayweather Pacquiao Undercard

🕔19:28, 10.Apr 2015

WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (29-0-1, 17 knockouts) has been added to the Mayweather-Pacquiao undercard on May 2nd to be aired on both HBO and Showtime in a rare joint collaboration between the two major television networks at

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Hyde to Hearn, “Rigondeaux would fight Quigg and Frampton for 1.5m US dollars”

Hyde to Hearn, “Rigondeaux would fight Quigg and Frampton for 1.5m US dollars”

🕔10:25, 9.Apr 2015

It has been a hectic week in the super-bantamweight division; WBA champion Scott Quigg(30-0-2, 22KO’s) and his promoter Eddie Hearn have issued an open challenge worth £1,500,000 to IBF champ Carl Frampton(20-0, 14KO’s) for a unification fight in June. While

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Scott Quigg “We’re still in talks, progress still needs to be made”

Scott Quigg “We’re still in talks, progress still needs to be made”

🕔10:06, 2.Apr 2015

The biggest fight in the 122lb division doesn’t reside in the states; it’s across the pond in the United Kingdom between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg. Both sides say they want the fight to be next, both sides seem to

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Kid Galahad “I’m The Second Best Super Bantamweight After [Guillermo] Rigondeaux.”

Kid Galahad “I’m The Second Best Super Bantamweight After [Guillermo] Rigondeaux.”

🕔12:56, 28.Mar 2015

European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight champion Kid Galahad(18-0, 9KO’s) sat down with James Helder from iFL TV over the past week to discuss the current state of his division. The top tier of which he feels very close to breaking into.

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Eddie Hearn Responds to Hyde’s WBA Threats

Eddie Hearn Responds to Hyde’s WBA Threats

🕔09:10, 21.Mar 2015

The plan in the United Kingdom is for a major showdown between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg in the summer. Guillermo Rigondeaux’s manager Gary Hyde wrote a letter to the WBA recently asking the WBA to make a fight between

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