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WHAT MAKES A FIGHTER A P4P CONTENDER?

Like many of you reading this, I frequent the boxing groups and forums on Facebook. I interact more on some than others but I’m always having a nose at what people think of specific fights and/or boxers. One thing that comes up a lot is people’s P4P lists and I …

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REPORT: DILMAGHANI AND FONSECA WAR TO A DRAW

Alex Dilmaghani’s IBO Super Featherweight World Title clash with Nicaraguan Francisco Fonesca was an ode to hard work. It was a well-matched, watchable, top class fight with plenty of old-fashioned grit and determination on display. Dilmaghani’s decision to cross the Atlantic and re-invent himself in Mexico shows in his fighting …

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DILMAGHANI AND FONSECA PROMISE A STOPPAGE

Dilmaghani vs Fonseca final press conference report, quotes & video interviews In the old courtroom in Covent Garden’s salubrious Browns restaurant this morning, press gathered for the final conference for Saturday’s Hennessy Sports show. The evening’s boxing, headlined by Alex Dilmaghani’s challenge for the vacant IBO World Super-Featherweight Title, will be …

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FULL CARD PREVIEW: DILMAGHANI STEPS UP

Fight Night Preview: Dilmaghani steps up in IBO world title re-run This Saturday York Hall hosts the re-arranged IBO Super Featherweight World Title fight between Alex Dilmaghani and Francisco Fonseca, after the first attempt to stage the fight saw it controversially called off at the last minute. Englishman Dilmaghani has …

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TAYLOR: I’M READY TO CREATE MORE HISTORY

Irish star attempts to become two-weight World ruler in Manchester Katie Taylor says she is ready to create more history by becoming a two-weight World Champion when she faces Christina Linardatou for the WBO Super-Lightweight World title at Manchester Arena on Saturday November 2, live on Sky Sports in the …

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SAKYI FACES GETHING IN GOLDEN CONTRACT RESERVE BOUT

Sakyi faces Gething in Golden Contract reserve bout Mikey Sakyi will take on Kieran Gething in the reserve fight for the super-lightweight edition of the #GoldenContract tournament Some of the best 140lb fighters in the world will head to York Hall for the event on November 22, live on Sky …

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WORLD TITLE DOUBLE-HEADER TOPS MONTE-CARLO SHOWDOWN

Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and the Casino de Monte-Carlo are delighted to confirm further details of The Monte-Carlo Showdown – an unmissable evening of World Championship boxing taking place in the stunning and unique Monaco setting on Saturday November 30, shown live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN …

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TAYLOR: IF HE COMES TO FIGHT HE’S GETTING CHINNED

‘The Tarton Tornado’ prepared for “dog fight” with Prograis Josh Taylor has warned Regis Prograis against turning their highly-anticipated World Boxing Super Series Ali Trophy Final into a “dog fight” and insists that he possesses the power to knock his opponent “spark out” should the chance present itself. The fierce …

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CECILIA BRAEKHUS SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM BOXING

WOMEN’S P4P STAR CECILIA BRAEKHUS SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM BOXING Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce the signing of Undisputed World Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus on a multi-fight deal. Pound-for-pound star Braekhus (35-0, 9 KO’s) of Bergen, Norway won her first World honours back in 2009, when she unanimously outpointed …

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