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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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“HE CALLS HIMSELF A LION BUT TO ME HE IS A CUB!”- KOVALEV V YARDE FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

ANTHONY YARDE will take on WBO World Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night in Chelyabinsk, Russia live on BT Sport 2. Yarde (18-0, 17KOs) met Kovalev (33-3-1, 28KOs) for the first time today at their fight week press conference. Here are a selection of quotes from the media …

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YARDE: THIS IS NO ROCKY MOVIE

ANTHONY YARDE WAS quick to dispel the notion that his forthcoming mission into Russia to face Sergey Kovalev bears some sort of comparison to the storyline behind Rocky IV. The unbeaten light heavyweight KO-artist this week travels to the outpost of Chelyabinsk, the home town of the man known as …

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“I WILL BECOME A TWO-WEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION!” FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AHEAD OF SAUNDERS V ISUFI

PROMOTER Frank Warren today held the final press conference ahead of Saturday’s vacant WBO world super-middleweight title clash between Billy Joe Saunders and Shefat Isufi at The Lamex Stadium, home of Stevenage FC. Saunders, who comes from nearby Hatfield will be bidding to become a two-weight world champion having previously …

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JACK WANTS JOSH CLASH

IF EVERYTHING PLAYS out according to plan, Jack Catterall would like to be contemplating a world title unification clash against Josh Taylor in the not too distant future. There are several obstacles standing in the way of such a prospect at present, not least the fact that Catterall has got …

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Vasyl Lomachenko vs Anthony Crolla: Anatomy of an underdog

Anthony Crolla goes up against one of the Pound for Pound Kings in the form of Vasyl Lomachenko. Dom Hadi breaks down the fight and believes Crolla has more than the chance many are giving him For a former World Champion, the goal is usually set in motion as soon …

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The Hard-Hitting Enigma: Naseem Hamed’s Short and Memorable Career

by Jonathan Hucker Madison Square Garden, New York, arguably the world’s most iconic boxing venue, is packed full of expectant fans. Some have travelled across the Atlantic to be here for this moment. Others have made the trip from around New York City. All of them are in full voice …

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Kiwitt Nicks It: Full Report from York Hall

Last Friday night’s MTK show at York Hall saw an engaging and competitive main event for the vacant WBO European Welterweight Title, and a few prospects making statements on the undercard. An impressive performance meant Freddy Kiwitt became the WBO European Welterweight champion, having appeared all at sea in the …

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