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by: Sean Crose Bob Arum used a Thursday press conference to promote this Saturday’s Madison Square Garden card to push his political beliefs. “We’re getting rid of all these Republicans, like Nunes and McCarthy,” the octogenarian promoter claimed at one point. “They’re all gone,” Arum also used the occasion to…

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By: Bryant Romero Bob Arum and Don King will renew their old rivalry at the ‘Mecca of Boxing” this Saturday for Ramirez vs Imam world title fight. It may well be the last time you will see Bob Arum and Don King co-promoting a boxing match that will feature Jose…

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By: Ken Hissner Philly’s Avery Sparrow puts all his trust in his promoter IBHOF promoter/matchmaker J Russell Peltz. He is currently No. 14 in the WBO ratings due to a victory over previous No. 5 Jose Lopez. Photo Credit: Kenny Ludwig This is what Peltz had to say about his…

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By: Ben Sutherland Earlier this week the news broke that whilst in training camp, Canelo Alvarez had failed a drugs test. As part of his preparation for his much anticipated rematch with Golovkin, Canelo had submitted himself to testing by anti-doping agency, VADA. It was one of these VADA tests…

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By: Bryant Romero Mikey Garcia made history Saturday night by becoming just the third fighter in boxing history to win world titles from featherweight through Jr. welterweight becoming a four division champion with a unanimous decision win over Sergey Lipinets ( 13-1, 10 KOs) in a very competitive good fight…

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By: Kirk Jackson This was predicted. Not the exact detailed description of what was an early candidate for fight of the year between defending WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder 40-0 (39 KO’s) and undefeated contender Luis “King Kong” Ortiz 28-1 (24 KO’s). More so, the bigger picture…

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By: Sean Crose “Roc Nation maintains an unwavering commitment to humanitarianism across its brand portfolio, working to advance social good globally and provide opportunities for vulnerable populations to succeed. Roc Nation supports the expansion of client’s philanthropic efforts through three key areas: full service management of their foundations, philanthropic advisement,…

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By: Niki Ross Social media and sports news outlets are crammed full of coverage from last nights heavyweight showdown between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz. The peculiar thing is, not many of the reports seem to be consistent. Opinions are divided between those who feel that Wilder has now vindicated…

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By: Ken Hissner This past weekend Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder, 40-0 (39), came within seconds of losing his WBC Heavyweight title to previously unbeaten Luis Ortiz, 28-1 (24), of Miami, FL, trying to be the first Cuban to win the heavyweight title. Even though judges for that event Glenn…

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By: Michael Cooke ​2017 was a historic year for the sport of boxing. From the heavyweight division all the way down to the Flyweights we saw the best fighting the best, and great fight after great fight. Joshua vs Klitschko, Canelo vs GGG, Thurman vs Garcia, Superfly 1, Lomachenko vs…

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By: MJ Cooke When HBO introduced the first “SuperFly” Card there was no question who the biggest attraction was. It was former Pound For Pound #1 fighter in the world Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez who was looking to avenge his much disputed loss against Sor Rungvisai, a talented and mostly unknown…

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by B.A. Cass “I’m not like those other guys [Wilder’s] fought,” Luiz Ortiz said recently. “I’m a real fighter—tough and with a lot of experience. I’ve been fighting since I was ten years old.” As a member of the Cuban National Team, Ortiz stacked up 343 amateur wins and only…

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By: Jose Cuevas We were treated to the first MMA versus Boxing superfight in Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather back in August of 2017. Many experts argued the fight was a blatant cash grab, a farce, and even a circus. The fight illustrates the challenge that comes along with making…

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