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By: Ken Hissner This writer has proclaimed Philly’s Jaron “Boots” Ennis as the best looking prospect in Philly since 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist Meldrick Taylor. His next fight is scheduled for August 12th at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. which will be his first 8 rounder. Promotion is Nations…

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By: Ken Hissner In April of 1967 Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay refused to take the oath to enter the military. He questioned why he should go to Viet-Nam and kill brown people who did him no harm New York Jet quarterback Joe Namath avoided induction because “I have bad…

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By: Sean Crose Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez – arch foils of the great Manny Pacquiao – have announced their retirements. Good for both men. They’ve earned their keep in the sport. Sure enough, both fighters deserve Hall of Fame status upon becoming eligible for induction. As for Pacquiao…

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By: Kirk Jackson Vasyl “Hi-Tech” Lomachenko improved his professional record to 9-1 (7 KO’s) defending his WBO super featherweight title against Miguel Marrioga 25-3 (21 KO’s) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Ca. This event broadcasted across the ESPN network, as Top Rank Promotions attempts to emulate the Premier…

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By: Thomas Nicholls Anthony Joshua’s much anticipated rematch with Wladimir Klitschko is OFF as the legendary Ukrainian has called time on a prestigious 64-fight career. Since winning a gold medal at the Atlanta Olympic games in 1996, Klitschko has established himself as one of the all-time Heavyweight greats. Retiring with…

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By: Sean Crose No, Vasyl Lomachenko is not, as some are saying “already the greatest ever.” At least the scant evidence available doesn’t indicate as much. If Lomachenko is, in fact, the best in history, it will be some time before any of us find out, anyway. For Lomachenko is…

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By: Sean Crose He seemed on top of the world once, not so long ago, a terrible representative or the sport who was on his way to stardom, nonetheless. And now this. After being dominated this past weekend in New York by Mikey Garcia, many are left asking what happened…

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By: Danny Alvarez They don’t call him “Money” for nothing. Floyd Mayweather, who’s currently training to fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor Aug. 26, is selling off the world’s most expensive car on auction, Fox News reports. Auction platform Mecum has officially consigned Mayweather’s 2010 $4.8 million Koenigsegg CCXR amid months…

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By: Sean Crose Admittedly, I’m getting ahead of myself here. Mikey Garcia, who will be entering a junior welterweight fight this weekend, has a huge mountain to climb. For the undefeated Californian’s opponent Saturday night at Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center will be none other than Adrien “The Problem” Broner, a fighter…

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By: Thomas Nicholls Tyson Fury has once again announced his retirement, but only this time I feel it is for good. Tyson, is quick to remind the world and rightly so about his status as the “lineal” heavyweight champion, the holder of the Ring Magazine belt which is by far…

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