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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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YAFAI DEFENDS WORLD CROWN AGAINST JIMENEZ IN PROVIDENCE

WBA Super-Flyweight king meets mandatory challenger on June 29 Kal Yafai will defend his WBA World Super-Flyweight title against Norbelto Jimenez on Saturday June 29 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK. Yafai (25-0 15 …

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HANNAH RANKIN “FOCUSED AND READY” AHEAD OF WORLD TITLE FIGHT

History making is just days away for Hannah Rankin. Saturday’s IBO Super Welterweight Title fight in Glasgow- where Hannah headlines on live TV (BBC Scotland) against gritty Sarah “Savage” Curran, comes after huge achievements and steps forward during a busy 2018. Hannah advocates the motto “teamwork makes the dream work”, …

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WARRINGTON BLASTS “CRINGEY” GALAHAD

JOSH WARRINGTON is unimpressed by Kid Galahad in the build-up to this week’s big world featherweight title showdown. Warrington makes the second defence of his IBF crown when he faces Galahad at the First Direct Arena, Leeds on Saturday night. The champion is bristling with fury because mandatory challenger, Galahad …

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WARRINGTON WANTS RING BELT NEXT

JOSH WARRINGTON has stated his ambition to win a coveted Ring Magazine belt once he has dealt with mandatory business against Yorkshire rival Kid Galahad on June 15 at the FD Arena in Leeds. The Leeds Warrior claimed the IBF portion of the world featherweight pie when he defeated Lee …

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Third Time Lucky For Rankin?

Scotland’s Hannah Rankin will get her third crack at a world title when she takes on American Sarah Curran in front of her native fans on the 15th June. Having taken chances at world honours in the two weight divisions above her natural one, Rankin finally gets a crack at …

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