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  1. Mares predicting a classicRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Sky Sports

    Abner Mares believes this weekend's world title bout with fellow Mexican Leo Santa Cruz will be a modern classic. Mares , who lost his WBC strap to Jhonny Gonzalez via first-round knockout in August 2013, takes on his compatriot in Los Angeles with the vacant WBA Super world featherweight title on the line.

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  2. Bellew joins Leeds billRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    The Liverpool cruiserweight has his sights on a third world-title shot and steps in to replace unbeaten Scottish light-heavyweight Johnson, who has been forced to pull out of a clash with Southampton's Tony Hill with a virus. Bellew returned to the ring in June with a stoppage victory over Ivica Bacurin following a stint in America filming Creed, the latest film in the Rocky series.

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  3. Notes: Kameda ending nearly 2-year layoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ESPN

    Former flyweight titlist Daiki Kameda, one of the three fighting Kameda brothers who once simultaneously held world title belts at the same time, has been out of action since dropping a split decision to Liborio Solis in a flyweight unification fight in Japan in December 2013. But Japan's Kameda will return from the nearly two-year layoff to face Victor Ruiz , of Mexico, in a bantamweight fight Sept.

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  4. Coldwell: Mac in it for moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sky Sports

    Jamie McDonnell is not in love with boxing and fights purely for money, says the world champion's trainer and manager Dave Coldwell. The 29-year-old defends the WBA bantamweight title for the third time on September 6 when he renews hostilities with Tomoki Kameda, who he beat via unanimous decision in Texas in May. But ahead of McDonnell's clash in America, Coldwell said in an interview published on bleacherreport.com : "[McDonnell] is not in love with the sport.

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  5. Zsolt Bedak Tops Card in Szentes on September 17thRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boxing Scene

    WBO # 4 and WBA # 10 super bantamweight contender Zsolt Bedak headlines Felix-Promotion s first show of the new season on September 17 in Szentes in a scheduled ten-rounder against an opponent to be announced. Also on the bill are reigning Hungarian champions such cruiserweight Imre Szello , featherweight Robert Laki , light heavyweight Richard Baranyi as well as light heavyweight Balasz Kelemen .

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  6. Quigg-Frampton fight no nearerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Sky Sports

    Scott Quigg is still keen to fight fellow super-bantamweight world champion Carl Frampton but says he has done all he can to make the bout happen. The 26-year-old defended his WBA crown in style in July, stopping Kiko Martinez in the second round at the Manchester Arena on the same night IBF king Frampton laboured to a points victory over Alejandro Gonzalez Jr in Texas.

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  7. Kono-Kameda Paired With Fonfara-Cleverly at UICRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Boxing Scene

    BoxingScene.com has been advised that WBA super flyweight Kohei Kono will defend his title against Koki Kameda , who attempts to capture his fourth divisional title. Kameda has previously captured world titles at light flyweight, flyweight and bantamweight.

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  8. John Joe Nevin set for New York bout as Dennis Hogan gets shot at WBA interim titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Independent.ie

    London Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin returns to the ring after a nine month absence next Tuesday. The Mullingar native is due to box on an outdoor show in Coney Island, New York.

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  9. Ranking the Top 10 Scottish Fighters of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | BleacherReport

    Before beginning the countdown, here are some honourable mentions to those outstanding fighters who did not make the final cut. Jim Brady was a bantamweight who had 173 fights in a career that spanned more than 15 years, while Peter Keenan was a British and Commonwealth champion in the same division.

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  10. Lomachenko Baits Rigondeaux To Step Up, FightRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Boxing Scene

    WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko has placed Guillermo Rigondeaux in an awkward position - by aggressively pursing a fight with the Cuban WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion. Talk of the two fighting, both with remarkable amateur records and two Olympic gold medals on their ledger, has gone on for some time.

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  11. McDonnell eyes Quigg and Frampton boutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | ESPN

    Billy Joe Saunders talks about his upcoming World Title fight with Andy Lee after it was announced that the fight will now take place in Manchester on the 10th October. Jamie McDonnell is aiming for a late stoppage win over Tomoki Kameda before stepping up a division to face Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton.

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  12. Ranking the Top 10 Scottish Fighters of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | BleacherReport

    Before beginning the countdown, here are some honourable mentions to those outstanding fighters who did not make the final cut. Jim Brady was a bantamweight who had 173 fights in a career that spanned more than 15 years, while Peter Keenan was a British and Commonwealth champion in the same division.

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  13. Cesar Juarez Eyes Rigondeaux Mandatory WBO ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boxing Scene

    Cesar Juarez , who captured the vacant WBO international super bantamweight title last month with a win over former champion Juan Carlos Sanchez Jr., is now ranked in the top spot and feels ready for a mandatory shot at WBO/WBA champion Guillermo Rigondeaux. Prior to the win over Sanchez, Juarez scored an upset decision win over tough Puerto Rican contender Cesar Seda in March.

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  14. Vasyl Lomachenko Shouts, and Rigondeaux RespondsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boxing Scene

    If a person can name a single fight he's waiting wholeheartedly for, many will demand to see a showdown between arguably the two best amateur fighters of the modern era - now in the paid ranks. Both WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko and Super WBA and WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux has been on the collision course over a year since Lomachenko's record-tying victory over Gary Russell Jr. for a world crown in his third professional fight.

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  15. Scott Quigg vs Carl Frampton closer to reality after talks with Al HaymonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Daily Mail

    Eddie Hearn claims he is 'more hopeful than ever before' that a blockbuster fight between Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton will finally happen after talks between the parties re-opened. he held 'very positive' discussions with Al Haymon, Frampton's US-based advisor, about making a grudge match between the super-bantamweight world champions.

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  16. Sport24.co.za | Five South Africans in Ring's rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | News24

    Five South Africans, including nuggety No 1 strawweight Hekkie Budler are included in Ring magazine's latest Top 10 world rankings - widely considered the most authorative and respected of the many bandied about in boxing. Apart from Budler, who also holds WBA and IBO titles, the other South Africans singled out by Ring are Zolani Tete, fourth-ranked in the junior bantamweight division; Simpiwe Vetyeka and Moruti Mthalane at both sixth in their respective divisions and Tommy Oosthuizen the 10th light-heavyweight in spite of coming into the ring over-weight in his last bout and consequently surrendering his IBO title.

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  17. McDonnell: I'd Fight Rigondeaux, Frampton, QuiggRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Boxing Scene

    Jamie McDonnell wants to become a unified world champion - or is ready to move up and mix it with the likes of Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton. The WBA bantamweight holder is heading out to America for rematch with former WBO boss Tomoki Kameda in September and is hoping it will move him even further up the pecking order.

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  18. Basadre eyes vengeance vs. Cebuano Demecillo in rematch for WBA Oceana bantam beltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Sun-Star

    It was a fight that could've paved the way for 21- year-old Daryl Basadre to break into the World Boxing Association bantamweight rankings. He could've been a step closer to his ultimate goal of becoming a world champion.

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  19. Magwaca Picks Up WBA Regional Title With Decision WinRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Boxing Scene

    Mzuvukile Magwaca won the WBA international bantamweight title when he beat Jose Gonzalez on points in East London on Friday night. The South African won the 12-round bout at the Orient Theatre 116-112 on two cards and 116-111 on the third.

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  20. Quigg: Frampton Didn't Look That Good, 100% I'll WinRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Boxing Scene

    Scott Quigg was disappointed with Carl Frampton's twelve round decision win over Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. last month in Texas. Frampton went down twice in the first round and had some trouble, but eventually found his grove to dominate the action to retain his IBF super bantamweight crown.

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