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Alvarez beats Cotto to win WBC middleweight title

Alvarez beats Cotto to win WBC middleweight title

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Miguel Cotto on a unanimous points decision to win the WBC world middleweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday. Alvarez, the pre-fight favourite, lived up to his billing with a powerful display at the Mandalay Bay Events Center as the 25-year-old Mexican improved his career record to 46-1-1 (32 KOs). His only loss was to Floyd …

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Floyd Mayweather Jnr was not the first boxer to make his fortune in marquee fights

Floyd Mayweather Jnr was not the first boxer to make his fortune in marquee fights

It is too easy to forget that long before Floyd Mayweather was dominating in the ring and at the bank, there were other welterweights making fortunes in stunning fights. On September 16th, 1981, Sugar Ray Leonard and Tommy Hearns split the spoils from a fight that grossed 36 million dollars for their welterweight unification clash in front of a global …

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Devon Alexander-Aron Martinez set for October 14 in Arizona

Devon Alexander-Aron Martinez set for October 14 in Arizona

The next edition of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN will take place Oct. 14 at 9 p.m. ET and will be headlined by former welterweight and junior welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander, according to the network. Alexander will take on journeyman Aron Martinez at the Gila River Arena is Glendale, Arizona. A formal announcement has yet to be made. Alexander (26-3, 14 KOs), …

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Wladimir Klitschko to defend his titles

Wladimir Klitschko to defend his titles

The Ukrainian heavyweight professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko will defend his WBA, IBF and WBO titles against former sparring partner Francesco Pianeta in Mannheim on 4 May. The 36 years old boxer is making the 14th defence of his second stint as a world heavyweight champion. Francesco Pianeta, residing in Germany, is undefeated in 29 professional fights, with one draw. Pianeta said:»Many see me as an outsider …

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Amir Khan to fight Julio Diaz

Amir Khan to fight Julio Diaz

Amir Khan will fight against former world champion Julio Diaz in Sheffield on 27 April. His last fight was a stoppage of Carlos Molina in Los Angeles in December, his first outing since losses to Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia. Khan, a former light-welterweight world champion, struggled to sell tickets for his last fight against Molina but the Bolton fighter will hope …

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Motivation: Mike Tyson Quotes

Motivation: Mike Tyson Quotes

Mike Tyson, a retired American professional boxer, a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world won his first 19 professional bouts by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after defeating Trevor Berbick by a TKO in the second round. In 1987, Tyson added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James …

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Hector Camacho dead

Hector Camacho dead

Famous world boxing champion Hector Camacho died after he was taken off life support early Saturday. He was shot in the face as he sat in a car outside the Puerto Rican capital on Tuesday. The boxer was declared clinically brain dead on Thursday and placed on life support.

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Hector Camacho Shot

Hector Camacho Shot

Former world boxing champion Hector  Camacho was shot in the face as he sat in a car outside the Puerto Rican capital on Tuesday. He was rushed to Centro Medico, the trauma center in San Juan, where he was in critical but stable condition. Dr. Ernesto Torres, the hospital director, told reporters that the bullet apparently struck him in the jaw …

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Vitali Klitschko wants fight with David Haye

Vitali Klitschko wants fight with David Haye

Vitali Klitschko says he wants to sign a contract with David Haye to fight in spring 2011 within «the next month». Haye retained his WBA heavyweight title when he demolished Audley Harrison, while Klitschko is the WBC champion. Klitschko is the older brother of IBF and WBO champion Wladimir and wants to fight Haye first because «Wladimir will kill him». …

by admin on Ноябрь 16th, 2010 Комментарии к записи Vitali Klitschko wants fight with David Haye отключены

Lennox Lewis believes that Harrison can upset Haye

Lennox Lewis believes that Harrison can upset Haye

Lennox Lewis believes Audley Harrison has the power to cause an upset in next Saturday’s all-British world heavyweight fight against David Haye. Former heavyweight world champion Lewis gives Harrison a puncher’s chance against the WBA title-holder. «Audley’s got the power to stun the world and upset everybody’s thinking. It’s another great fight for Britain.» The bookmakers have 30-year-old Haye a …

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