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Could “The Sauce” Steal The Show?

Lawrence Okolie AKA ‘The Sauce’ has had a frankly meteoric rise. His amateur career saw him selected to represent Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympics after less than thirty bouts. Now he’s undefeated in the pro ranks, at 9-0, managed by Anthony Joshua, promoted by MatchroomBoxing and looking to …

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Great Things Ahead for Gorman?

Ireland’s Sean Turner had never been stopped and recently went the distance with Olympic medallist Filip Hrgović. That’s a tremendous sporting achievement, despite the loss, and Turner is the only professional to take Hrgović the distance so far. Having been lined up, and with plenty of notice, as Nathan Gorman’s …

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Preview: Nathan Gorman vs Sean Turner

In different circumstances, Nathan Gorman could possibly be enjoying an even greater share of the limelight. Intelligent, powerful, young, of fighting stock and with footwork and speed far superior to the average heavyweight, Gorman, 12-0 (10), at this early stage at least, looks to be the well rounded, well drilled, …

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What to Expect From Tyson Fury’s Comeback

Tyson Fury’s long-awaited return to the ring is taking place on Saturday the ninth of June at the Manchester Arena. Frank Warren has put together a great undercard including Terry Flanagan’s fight with Maurice Hooker for the WBO World Super Lightweight Title. It looks set to be an interesting night …

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“I Let My Fists Do The Talking” Daniel Dubois

“Dangerous” Daniel Dubois is a man of few words, with an unbeaten record, having stopped all seven opponents in three rounds or less, the 20 year old doesn’t need to say much. On June 23rd the heavyweight will take on the charismatic Tom Little for the English title at the …

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“My Pride Can’t Be Bought” Tom Little Not Coming To Lie Down Against Dubois

Tom Little was in effervescent, confident mood at the press conference ahead of his English heavyweight title fight against Daniel Dubois earlier today. The two big men will meet on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders’ WBO title defence at the O2 on June 23rd. Accusing Dubois’ former opponents of …

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Fury Opponent for June Announced!

“When I say I’m ready, I’m fucking ready!” The King returns! Frank Warren’s team have announced that Tyson Fury, Southpaw Jab favourite and former undisputed heavyweight champion (yes, Southpaw Jab favourite is a bigger accolade) will fight Sefer Seferi, 23-1 (21) of Albania in his comeback on June 9th at …

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OPINION: Tyson Fury versus Shannon Briggs Could Be the Perfect Comeback

    I’m definitely, and perhaps understandably, in a minority that would love Tyson Fury’s comeback to be against Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs. Text and Twitter exchanges between the two have shown that it’s a likely match-up but with no confirmation as of yet it seems negotiations may have hit …

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The 5 Greatest Heavyweight Comebacks #1

By Jason Doherty #5 Larry Holmes #4 James J. Jeffries #3 Mike Tyson #2 George Foreman 1. Muhammad Ali (1970-1978) It is almost an impossible task to have any discussion on the matter of heavyweight boxing, without giving some mention to the name, Muhammad Ali. Arguably the greatest heavyweight of …

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