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Fight week events kicked off Wednesday with a media workout for the Premier Boxing Champions on Bounce card headlined by former world champion Ishe Smith taking on super welterweight contender Tony Harrison this Friday, May 11 from Sam’s Town in Las Vegas. Coverage on Bounce begins at 9 p.m. ET/6…

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By:Bryant Romero Lanell Bellows is confident his bumpy ride to the top will reach the final destination of his hand being raised in victory. Lanell Bellows roller coaster boxing career continues this Friday as he’s still very hungry to rise in the rankings of the super middleweight division and inch…

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By: Sean Crose “Training camp was great,” says Kevin Newman , who will be showcasing his skills this Friday evening on the undercard of the Tony Harrison-Ishe Smith card in Vegas (which will be aired on Bounce TV). The 7-1-1 Floyd Mayweather protégé will be coming back after his first…

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By: Oliver McManus As part of a new feature here for Boxing Insider, this is the first edition of the European Boxing Notebook – a round-up of all the major boxing news and action from Europe over the last two weeks. Skeete’s Spanish Slip Bradley Skeete took a trip to…

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By: Ken Hissner When boxing people talk about P4P the very best names like “Sugar” Ray Robinson, Harry “The Pittsburgh Windmill” Greb and “Hammerin” Henry Armstrong normally come up. But, so often the name Willie “Will o’ the Wisp” Pep comes up and should come up. Pep had a record…

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n By: Ste Rowen At London’s O2 Arena, Tony ‘Bomber’ Bellew once again overcame an early onslaught to defeat David Haye, even more decisively as their first meeting. From the first bell the ‘Hayemaker’ looked to control the centre of the ring, constantly forcing Bellew back without efficiently cutting off…

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By: Sean Cross In what was originally supposed to be a pay per view broadcast superfight, HBOs Saturday boxing card showcased Gennady Golovkin against Vanes Martirosyan for middleweight supremacy. Golovkin was originally scheduled to face Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas in a rematch of their high profile and controversial first…

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By: Ken Hissner Andre Kut’s KEA Boxing returned to the beautiful Birchwood Manor, in Whippany, NJ, Friday night. Kut continues to have competitive fights. This writer has never seen him have a bad show. In the Main Event Light heavyweight Darren “Venom” Goodall, 5-0-1 (4), of New Milford, NJ, and…

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By Eric Lunger ​From the StubHub Center in Carson, CA, another chapter in the venerable Mexico vs. Puerto Rico rivalry was written, albeit in this case Mexican-American, as 19-year-old sensation Ryan “El Flash” Garcia took on hard-hitting veteran Jason Velez in a ten-round junior lightweight clash. ​With his boyish good…

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By: William Holmes Gennady Golovkin was supposed to face Canelo Alvarez in a highly anticipated rematch this Saturday in Las Vegas, but a positive drug test for Clenbuterol skirted those plans and have placed the legacy of Canelo in doubt, even though the claim is that the positive test was…

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By: Sean Crose “I give them as much inspiration and motivation as I can.” So says lightweight contender, George Kambosos Jr, who, at 13-0, will be making his American debut this Saturday evening at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort and Casino against the 13-6-1 Jose Forero. Kambosos is certainly a fighter to…

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By: Ste Rowen With domestic dust ups, commonwealth honours and a world title fight, Bellew vs Haye isn’t the only intriguing bout taking place in London on Saturday. Photo Credit: Sky Sports Boxing Twitter Account Paul Butler v Emmanuel Rodriguez First up is a bout for the vacant IBF world…

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