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by B.A. Cass “Some gypsies are different than other gypsies,” Gary Corcoran says, reflecting on his boyhood growing up on an Irish Traveller site in Wembley. “We stayed in one place even though we’re called Travellers. It was a trailer park. All family, cousins—all Travellers, all gypsies.” Photo Credit: TR…

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by B.A. Cass This Saturday, October 14, Barclay’s Center will host what is sure to be a very dangerous night of boxing. I caught up with Lou DiBella to chat about the talent-stacked triple-header. Our conversation occurred just a few days after the announcement that Bermane Stiverne would replace Louis…

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By: Ben Sutherland The stadium is still filling up at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Events Center and neither Ward nor Kovalev have yet arrived for their much hyped rematch. The Sky Sports and HBO broadcasts have started and whilst the stadium is nearly empty, a large TV audience has tuned…

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By: Eric Lunger This coming Thursday night, October 5, the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT, will host a night of live boxing in its popular Rising Stars Boxing Series. Headlining the Main Events show is a ten-round middleweight clash between hard-hitting Vaughn “the Animal” Alexander (10-0, 7 KO’s) and…

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By: Sean Crose “It’s been so hard not to to tell anyone,” English promoter Eddie Hearn told BoxingInsider.com’s Jeandra LeBeauf after Saturday night’s Linares-Campbell card in Inglewood, California. Hearns was in town to support his fighter Campbell’s admirable, but failed, attempt to win himself a lightweight title. Yet the dapper…

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by B.A. Cass One day, when she was twelve years old, Kaliesha West went to the library looking for a book on boxing. “Muhammad Ali,” the librarian said. “That’s who you can look up.” “What about a girl?” Kaliesha said. “There are no girls. Girls don’t box,” the library told…

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By: Ken Hissner This Friday over ESPN former Philly 2012 Olympic alternate Jesse “Hard Work” Hart brings his 22-0 (18) record to the Convention Center in Tucson, AZ, challenging WBO Super middleweight champion Mexican southpaw Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, 35-0 (24). Both boxers are promoted by Top Rank who along with…

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By: Benny Henderson The once beaten light heavyweight prospect, Sena Agbeko 18-1 (17 KO’s) who will be facing veteran Brad Austin 12-25 (9 KO’s) this Friday night at the State Fairgrounds Sports Arena in Nashville, TN, does not hold back any punches with his intentions come fight night. In fact,…

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By: Ben Sutherland It took Jimmy Williams less than 4 rounds to decisively come through the biggest test of his burgeoning boxing career. A powerful Williams’ right hand sent Issouf Kinda crashing to the canvas, definitively ending the fight. Kinda who has been in the ring with the likes of…

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By: Benny Henderson Former WBA Super welterweight champion, Austin Trout 30-3 (17 KO’s) is eyeing yet another crack at a world title, when he steps in with the reigning undefeated IBF light middleweight champ, Jarrett Hurd 20-0 (14 KO’s). The two are scheduled to clash October 14th In Brooklyn, on…

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By: Benny Henderson The Montgomery brothers were raised on boxing, all three, Maliek, Mikhail and Michael were decorated amateurs. With a combined record of 419-44, and countless awards and trophies, all three have decided to take the plunge as a professional in the bang for your buck sport. Both, Maliek,…

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