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6 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

Video: Hopkins on Facing Kovalev, Talks Canelo-Lara

Ryan Burton catches up with IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins to discuss the fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Erislandy Lara, which headlines a Showtime Pay-Per-View on Saturday night, the possibility of facing WBC champion Adonis Stevenson, the reasoning behind his desire to face dangerous puncher WBO champion ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

BleacherReport

Nathan Cleverly vs. Alejandro Valori: Preview, Prediction for Upcoming Bout

On Saturday night in Liverpool, former WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly continues his campaign to capture a world title in the cruiserweight division when he faces Alejandro Valori of Argentina.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Boxing Scene

Vlasov-Sukhotskiy Added to 7/26 Jones/Toney Double

Highly-regarded super middleweight Maxim Vlasov will enter light heavyweight waters on July 26 at the Skonto Stadium in Riga, Latvia.

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The Sweet Science

Boxing Odds - " Cleverly vs. Valori for WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight Title July 12

Nick Cleverly may have lost his WBO light heavyweight title bout against Sergey Kovalev but responded nicely with a WBA Inter-Continental cruiserweight title win in his next bout.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Sweet Science

Avila's Pound for Pound List July 2014

Now 37, Mayweather had a rough outing against Argentina's Marcos Maidana. At the conclusion boxing's top boxer had more welts and bruises than all of his previous fights combined.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Boxing Socialist

Chicago's Hometown Hero, Mike Lee, to Face Paul Gonsalves on...

Scheduled to open the night's worldwide, live broadcast of ESPN Friday Night Fights in a light heavyweight six-rounder, Lee will face Paul Gonsalves of Hyannis, Massachusetts Presented by Warriors Boxing, 8 Count Productions, Seconds Out Promotions and Marines Promotions, the night of world-class professional boxing, entitled "Conquerors", will ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Boxing Scene

Hopkins-Kovalev Unification Rumblings, 'The Alien' Speaks

Sources with knowledge of the situation have advised BoxingScene.com that there is serious interest from HBO to put together a fight between WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev , if he beats Blake Caparello next month, and IBF/WBA champion Bernard 'The Alien' Hopkins .

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

South Wales Argus

Calzaghe backing for Cleverly

Nathan Cleverly celebrates after beating Shaun Corbin during their WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Boxing Scene

Daniel Geale Leads The Title Shot Charge For Australia

Five Australian boxers will fight for versions of a world title in a frantic burst of activity in the United States.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Evander Holyfield says it's now time to 'Retire'

It's been a long time coming for former cruiserweight and heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield to speak the words of retirement.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Five Aussie boxers up for world titles

Five Australian boxers will fight for versions of a world title in a frantic burst of activity in the United States.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Post Game

Insurance Man Rich Salgado Puts On Third Charity Celebrity Golf Classic

Rich Salgado put his hand up to a group of photographers. He was surrounded by a motley crew featuring Giants Super Bowl champion tight end Howard Cross; IBF-WBA-IBA light-heavyweight champion 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins, NFL defensive back twins Devin and Jason McCourty and former Jets and Browns coach Eric Mangini.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Boxing Scene

Krasniqi-Cherviak, Hammer-Mathis Set For July 26th

WBO Int l light heavyweight champion Robin Krasniqi takes on Ukrainan Oleksandr Cherviak with the WBA I/C title at stake as well in a supporting bout to Robert Stieglitz vs Sergey Khomitskyi July 26 in Dessau .

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Boxing Scene

Thomas Williams-Gabriel Campillo Headlines 8/1, ESPN

Looking to continue his march through the division, world ranked and undefeated light heavyweight contender Thomas "Top Dog" Williams, Jr. takes on his toughest challenge to date when he faces former WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Gabriel "El Chico Guapo" Campillo in the 12-round main event of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona ... (more)

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Boxing Scene

Sean Monaghan Ready: I Would Blitz Bernard Hopkins

Popular East Coast light heavyweight contender Sean Monaghan feel ready for a major title shot.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

Boxing Scene

Eleider Alvarez-Dmitry Sukhotsky, 7/19 in Quebec

According to sources in Russia, highly regarded Canada-based Columbian Eleider Alvarez is set for possibly the biggest test of his career in a fight against dangerous veteran kayo artist Dmitry Sukhotsky of Russia.

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