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BIVOL: I WANT TO BE A HISTORY MAKER

WBA Light-Heavyweight champion targeting unification fights in 2020 Dmitry Bivol will set his sights on his fellow champions at Light Heavyweight – providing he can successfully defend his WBA Super World title against Lenin Castillo at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago on Saturday night, live on DAZN in the US …

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WILLIAMSON GETS TITLE CHANCE ON LEEDS BILL

TROY WILLIAMSON insists that winning his first professional title this weekend is the springboard to future super-fights. The former amateur star challenges France’s Fouad El Massoudi (17-11, 2KOs) for the vacant WBO European super-welterweight championship at First Direct Arena, Leeds on Saturday (October 12) night. Victory should earn Williamson (11-0-1, …

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SAUNDERS FACES COCERES ON US DEBUT

WBO Super-Middleweight king makes maiden defence in LA Billy Joe Saunders will make the first defence of his WBO Super-Middleweight World title against undefeated Argentinian Marcelo Esteban Coceres on the blockbuster show at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday November 9, live on DAZN in the US and …

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WOMEN’S BOXING: RIVALRIES ARE KEY

This Saturday in her home town of Flint, Michigan, Claressa Shields aims to become a three weight world champion in only her 10th professional bout, two quicker than Vasyl Lomachenko achieved the same feat. She faces Croatia’s Ivana Habazin, a former world champion looking to win in a third weight …

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THE GOLDEN CONTRACT: GREAT FOR FANS & FIGHTERS

MtK’s The Golden Contract Tournament isn’t only the ticket to the boxing big time for the winner, it’s a ticket for more people to become boxing fans. The tournament has been hailed as a brilliant idea – the winner will get a multi fight deal with a top TV promoter …

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PREVIEW: WILL BOOTH BE TOO SMOOTH?

This Friday sees Lewis ‘Too Smooth’ Booth make his first professional title challenge as he takes on Blackburn’s Kurt Grieve at the Doncaster Dome. Doncaster’s Booth will go in as the favourite as the pair contest the Central Area Welterweight Title on a Stefy Bull promotion. Booth has been widely …

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TERRI HARPER SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM – DEBUTS IN MANCHESTER

Denaby talent defends World title on Taylor vs. Linardatou undercard Undefeated Denaby Super-Featherweight talent Terri Harper has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and will make the first defence of her IBO World title against Vivian Obenauf on the Taylor vs. Linardatou undercard at Manchester Arena on …

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN GREENWICH FOR HOLLYWOOD

Team Southpaw Jab’s “Hollywood” Joshua Ejakpovi was aiming to avenge his only loss in Greenwich last night. Ultimate Boxxer 5 gave him that shot and so much more. Once upon a time Sean Robinson bested Hollywood for the Southern Area Title; reaching the final would have meant the possibility of …

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‘BORN FIGHTER’ HANEY: NFL’S LOSS IS BOXING’S GAIN!

‘One-man army’ Haney turned his back on Football to target World title glory in the ring Devin Haney can take a huge step towards becoming a World champion on Friday night – but the Lightweight sensation revealed on the debut episode of season two of Matchroom Boxing’s ‘Born Fighter’ show, …

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ULTIMATE BOXXER 5: SEAN ROBINSON INTERVIEW

Having recently held on to his Southern Area Super Welterweight Title against John Brennan in a draw which both teams disagreed with, next up for Sean Robinson is a night of fights in the entertaining Ultimate Boxxer series. The super welterweight field also includes two Team Southpaw Jab fighters; Aaron …

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