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By Eric Lunger Errol Spence, Jr. is a three-time amateur national champion. He was a 2012 Olympian reaching the quarter finals in the welterweight division. Turning professional seven years ago, he is undefeated in twenty-two fights and has scored nineteen KOs. He is ranked number eight in the world in…

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By: Oliver McManus On the face of it Britain should be a haven for heavyweight boxing – in a division where, outside the Top 10, the quality is somewhat questionable – with global superstar Anthony Joshua being the most marketable man in the sport, arguably in ANY sport. The unified…

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By: Ken Hissner Since the 1940’s we’ve heard how heavyweight champion Joe “The Brown Bomber” Louis, 66-3 (52), held the most title defenses at 25. What you may have not read is there are two other boxers who have passed that record and are both at 27 defenses. Louis still…

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By: John Hoolan The supposed return of Tyson Fury to boxing has taken well over two years, his return to a boxing ring may well take longer or it might not even happen at all. However Fury is nothing if not the king of getting the media, via social media…

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By: Waqas Ali Without any doubt, this fight would be dubbed as one of the biggest domestic fights in British boxing history. The comparison in styles, skills and techniques are completely in inarguable. Both Joshua and Fury have immense talent that would make any boxing fan to use it as…

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By: Oliver McManus Off the back of our British Boxers to Watch feature, I spoke to 4 and 0 Cruiserweight prospect Chris Billam-Smith about his career thus far and what the future has in store for him – boxing on Cyclone Promotions shows, the Bournemouth-born fighter has a 100% knockout…

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by B.A. Cass On Friday, Tyson Fury took to social media to go after Anthony Joshua, claiming that the public should reconsider the potency of Joshua’s victory over Wladimir Klitschko. Fury is certainly not the “Don of the heavyweights.” If the prefix “Don” can be applied to Fury at all,…

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By: Ken Hissner Back on December 25th in 1978 in the UK host Eamonn Andrews surprised Muhammad Ali at the New London Theatre when Ali showed up with Reg Guthridge a journalist and boxing ring commentator through a theatre door and was Ali surprised! Ali got a big applause from…

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by B.A. Cass After beating Jessica McCaskill, Katie Taylor was criticized by Mike Costello and Steve Bruce of the BBC for what they viewed as a spotty performance. They were both unimpressed by her defensive skills and felt that she lacked ring intelligence. The worst round for Taylor in her…

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By: Oliver McManus Many who start out in professional boxing have aspirations to become World Champion, only a handful will make it, but across the weight classes oftentimes goes a forgotten brand of fighter – the journeyman. You can bet your bottom dollar, too, that every world champion’s record has…

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By: Eric Lunger As the final wrapping paper gets cleaned up from under the tree, and as we collectively vow – in varying degrees of enthusiasm and conviction — to get back to sensible eating and exercise, it’s time to take a glance ahead at the upcoming year in boxing,…

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