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Pirog, Hernandez, Simon and Valero’s Careers Ended as Champions! By: Ken Hissner Sometimes a champion can only be stopped by injury or death. First we will look at Russia’s Demitry “Grandmaster” Pirog, 20-0 (15), who was WBO Middleweight champion. He gave up his title to challenge Gennady “GGG” Golovkin instead…

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Why GGG-Brook Is Worth Looking Forward To By: Sean Crose There’s a lot of dissention out there lately among boxing’s fan base. Some say it’s an impossible base to please. More on that later. For the moment, let’s focus on the complaints fans are lobbing at present, such as how…

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Can Canelo Repair His Reputation? By: Sean Crose Things are good yet not so good for Canelo Alvarez. The middleweight/junior middleweight/155 lb weight superstar and (to some, at least) lineal middleweight champ is rich, famous and about to fight yet another world titlist, Liam Smith, in front of an enormous…

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Fights You Should Get Hyped About: Gonzalez-Cuadras (Sept. 10th) By: Sean Crose Okay it’s no surprise that a lot of boxing fans are disappointed with the general state of the sport at the moment. With all due respect to the more patient among the fan and analyst base, there’s much…

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Shakur Stevenson’s Next Step By: Kirk Jackson The highly touted prospect; boxing’s overall no. 1 draft pick has his eyes set on grand things, as he will embark on his professional journey in the upcoming future. Returning as a Silver Medalist from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, promoters have…

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Canelo takes shots at GGG in Prefight Press Conference By: Matthew N. Becher Canelo Alvarez is preparing for his Jr. Middleweight title fight this September 24th against the WBO champion Liam “Beefy” Smith. Yesterday he answered questions about why he was actually taking this fight, instead of fighting who everyone…

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Errol Spence Jr. – The Six Million Viewer Man By: Sean Crose Not only did undefeated welterweight Errol Spence Jr impress in Sunday’s televised battle against Leonard Bundu, he gave boxing a much needed bolt of adrenaline. For this weekend’s bout, which was aired live from Coney Island in Brooklyn,…

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Dana White Says No to McGregor-Diaz III By Jaime C. Feal UFC President Dana White has stated he has no interest in a trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz and that he is “moving on.” Between McGregor showing up 30 minutes late and the water bottle throwing fiasco…

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Two Seconds and Ten Dollars: A Revisit of Chavez vs. Taylor By: Ron Scarfone 1990 was a memorable year for boxing. In January of that year, Mike Tyson was considered to be pound for pound the best boxer in the world. That all changed on February 11, 1990 when James…

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Rio 2016 Boxing Recap By: Matthew N. Becher All the medals have been awarded and the Rio Olympics have finally come to a close with last night’s ceremonies. In the Boxing division a lot of great fights took place, future world champions got to display their talents to the masses…

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Demetrius Andrade Will Rise By: Brandon Bernica The first time I glanced at Demetrius Andrade doing work in a boxing ring, I was floored. Right before he was scheduled to fight Vanes Martirosyan for the WBO junior middleweight crown, I decided to scout out this former Olympian. Immediately, his form…

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Rematch Chaos: Team Klitschko To Take Team Fury To Court By: Sean Crose “Some big news coming in the next few days!” So tweeted undefeated heavyweight kingpin Tyson Fury this week. Yet there was some other big news that rattled the fight world, and that came from the camp of…

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Pacquiao And HBO Part Ways…At Least For Now By: Sean Crose No one was particularly surprised when Manny Pacquiao announced his “comeback” into the world of professional boxing after a mere number of months away from the ring (for the record, the guy only fights twice a year as it…

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