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Chavez: Santa Cruz won clearly

Chavez: Santa Cruz won clearly

🕔00:39, 31.Aug 2015

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was in attendance for the Battle of LA as Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares were in an all-action scrap on Saturday for the vacant WBA Super World featherweight title – the

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What did Santa Cruz prove on Saturday?

What did Santa Cruz prove on Saturday?

🕔14:38, 30.Aug 2015

Los Angeles has a new king in Leo Santa Cruz. From the start, this fight seemed like a toss up the minute it was announced. Despite being built up for a while by Golden Boy Promotions, neither fighter had looked

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Leo Santa Cruz Talks Facing Guillermo Rigondeaux Vasyl Lomachenko

Leo Santa Cruz Talks Facing Guillermo Rigondeaux Vasyl Lomachenko

🕔16:39, 28.Aug 2015

Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN showdown, Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs)and Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KOs)faced-off at the final press conference at Club Nokia in Los Angeles Thursday before they enter the ring at STAPLES Center

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Santa Cruz Aware of his Standing With Fans

Santa Cruz Aware of his Standing With Fans

🕔06:24, 17.Aug 2015

Featherweight contender Leo Santa Cruz’s career thus far can best be described as a rowboat without paddles in the open sea. First, the direction he’s taken hasn’t been up to him, and other forces have steered him in different directions

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Trey Lippe-Morrison joins forces with Freddie Roach

Trey Lippe-Morrison joins forces with Freddie Roach

🕔19:56, 4.Aug 2015

Tulsa, OK (August 4, 2015) – Heavyweight knockout king Trey Lippe-Morrison is now training under Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles. A seven-time Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) Trainer of the Year, Roach’s resume is

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Coyle: Campbell was better than me in every department

Coyle: Campbell was better than me in every department

🕔15:53, 2.Aug 2015

“I’m gutted. I genuinely thought I had enough to upset the odds tonight but credit where credit is due, Luke Campbell is a special, special talent and as I said, he will go on to become world champion.” Tommy Coyle

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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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