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MATCHROOM IN MEXICO: A SIGN OF BOXING’S POWER SHIFT?

Eddie Hearn’s recent deal with Canelo Alvarez and Eddie Reynoso to host a series of fights in Mexico on DAZN seems like another step in the Matchroom Chairman’s world expansion. Could this link up be a sign of things to come for a sport that’s becoming increasingly fighter led? Some …

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CHRIS LLOYD: COSTELLO WILL BE SOMETHING SPECIAL

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom’s “game changing” move to DAZN from Sky Sports was hardly unexpected to any fans paying much attention. This week, though, when the promotional outfit and the online broadcaster announced the new fight week/ night presenting and commentary team, it was both surprising and pleasing. So much …

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THE WBA AND THE NOT SO SUPER CHAMPION

This article was published on Southpawjab.com on the 14th March 2019 and has been updated for relevance You may have noticed that the WBA can sometimes have more than one champion in a certain weight class (if you haven’t, welcome to 2021 from whatever cave you’ve just emerged from, well …

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FILM REVIEW: JAWBONE

There have been plenty of boxing films throughout the years, some good but quite a few more which were not any good. Does anyone remember The Calcium Kid fondly, for example? Jawbone (2017) shares similarities with a lot of the most well-known pugilistic cinema, and in fact a lot of …

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RANKIN: MARSHALL IS IN FOR A HUGE SHOCK IF SHE’S OVERLOOKING ME

Glaswegian motivated for England vs. Scotland clash Hannah Rankin has warned Savannah Marshall that she is in for a rude awakening if she is overlooking their WBO Middleweight World Title clash with one eye on a future showdown with her old amateur foe Claressa Shields. Hartlepool’s Marshall (8-0, 6 KOs) …

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