Heavyweight Boxing Newswire

Heavyweight Boxing Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Heavyweight Boxing.

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  1. 'Lost' Muhammad Ali tape: Champ riffs on beating up giantRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... the Tonight Show." It was four years since Ali went pro after winning an Olympic gold medal for the light heavyweight boxing division in the Rome summer games. It was two years since he'd won the WBA, WBC and heavyweight titles from Sonny Liston in ...

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  2. Badou Jack ordered to start negotiations with Callum SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Badou Jack has been ordered to put his WBC super-middleweight title on the line against mandatory challenger Callum Smith. The judges were unable to spilt the pair after 12 thrilling rounds of boxing in which both fighters picked themselves off the canvas to hear the final bell and keep hold of their belts.

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  3. Wood Updates On Flanagan, Fitzgerald; Confirms Ajisafe CaptureRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Promoter Steve Wood is one of the busiest men in the whole of British boxing and he expects 2017 to be no different as he gives Boxing Scene an update on his fighters and his expectations for them. Wood, who manages the likes of Terry Flanagan, the WBO lightweight world champion, Josh Warrington, who is on the verge of a world title shot at featherweight and recently signed terms with Frank Warren, and Tommy Coyle is exciting big years for three of his big names.

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  4. Lennox Lewis Wants to Referee For the Soulja Boy & Chris Brown FightRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hypebeast.com

    Just when you thought the Soulja Boy vs. Chris Brown fight couldn't get any bigger, Lennox Lewis took to Twitter earlier to reveal that he wants to referee for the boxing match. "So if this Soulja Boy and Chris Brown fight is really happening, I think I'll throw my hat in as the referee," Lewis shares, adding that his judgement will be "fair and impartial."

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  5. Jack-Smith negotiations orderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sky Sports

    Jack put his title on the line against IBF champion James DeGale in New York on Saturday night in what is expected to be a contender for fight of the year. DeGale called for an immediate rematch but the WBC has reacted by ordering immediate negotiations between Jack and Smith's promoters with a deadline of February 17 before the fight goes to purse bids.

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  6. Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko bout smashes 80,000 ticket salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    Boxers Anthony Joshua, left, and Wladimir Klitschko attend a press conference announcing their unification fight for the IBF, IBO and WBA World Heavyweight titles at Wembley Stadium. Photo / AP The heavyweight showdown between Great British boxer Anthony Joshua and Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko is set to become the biggest fight in British history with ticket sales hitting the 80,000 mark.

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  7. Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko ticket sales exceed 80,000 for Wembley world title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    More than 80,000 tickets have been sold for the heavyweight world title fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladirmir Klitschko at London's Wembley Stadium in April. Joshua, the IBF champion, is fighting former champion Klitschko on April 29 with the vacant WBA belt up for grabs as well.

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  8. Quigg back to winning ways with knockout triumphRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2016 | Bury Times

    BURY boxer Scott Quigg returned to the ring in style at Manchester Arena last night with a ninth round knockout of Mexican Jose Cayetano. The 28-year-old impressed in his first fight since moving up a division to clinch the vacant WBA International Featherweight championship.

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  9. Quigg vowing to bounce back in style on ring returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Bury Times

    The 28-year-old has been out of action since suffering a broken jaw in his first professional defeat to Carl Frampton in February - a loss that also saw him lose his WBA world super-bantamweight crown. But having been given the all-clear to resume his career, Quigg is relishing his comeback against Mexican Jose Cayetano as he moves up a division to featherweight on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's heavyweight title defence at a packed Manchester Arena.

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  10. Bellew: I'm at 225-Pounds and Training, Not a Poser Like HayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boxing Scene

    WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew has already packed on the mass for his upcoming grudge fight with David Haye . Bellew and Haye will collide on March 4th from The O2 Arena in London, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

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  11. Katie Taylor To Fight on Joshua-Klitschko, Possibly Golovkin-JacobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boxing Scene

    The Irish superstar has raced to 2-0 since making her debut in November and is expected to box again in March. Taylor, 30, is a five-time world champion amateur, six-time European champion and won Olympic gold in London in 2012.

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  12. AJ-Klitschko sales set recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sky Sports

    Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko will meet in an eagerly-awaited showdown at a sold-out Wembley in the spring Anthony Joshua's heavyweight showdown with Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium has broken box office records with over 80,000 tickets sold for the April 29 super fight. Joshua will bid to add the WBA 'super' belt to his IBF title when he faces the division's former kingpin, live on Sky Sports Box Office .

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  13. Boxers eye Vicksburg as location for campRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vicksburg Post

    Four former heavyweight boxing champions visited Vicksburg this weekend, but it might not have been the last time the city's residents will see a couple of them. Riddick Bowe and Ray Mercer, along with former sparring partner Jonathan Felton, said they are hoping to conduct a training camp for young fighters in Vicksburg later this year.

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  14. James DeGale's thrilling draw with Badou Jack got the boxing year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    PICTURED: Chelsea rebel Costa forced to train on his own after blazing row with his boss Conte As Davies and Lookman become latest took Everton teenagers who scored in the Premier League, what happened next to the previous 15? Another day, another gimmick: As Pogba now launches a clothing range, is it time Manchester United's A 89m man focused on the pitch in the Premier League... rather than the one on his new t-shirt? Mourinho and Klopp kept apart in furious touchline row as Liverpool boss accuses Herrera of diving to get Firmino sent off Is this where it's going wrong for United? Mourinho's side have WORST conversion rate of Premier League clubs Mourinho vs Guardiola was supposed to become the great Premier League rivalry - so, why is it turning into 5th vs 6th? Liverpool are top of the big six mini table: Klopp's men so far unbeaten in games against title challengers From having his ... (more)

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  15. Five possible fights for James DeGale after Brit's draw with fellow world champion Badou JackRead the original story

    Monday | Mirror.co.uk

    James DeGale's plan to return home with two world title belts went awry on Saturday night as a final-round knockdown deprived him of victory against Badou Jack. DeGale had been planning a May homecoming clash against Callum Smith who is the mandatory challenger for Jack's WBC title, but the 2008 Olympic champion may now have to look elsewhere.

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  16. DeGale-Jack: What next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sky Sports

    We consider the next possible career moves for DeGale and Jack, including a rematch, step-up in weight, or a fight against Callum Smith... A rematch between DeGale and Jack is unlikely to take place at super-middleweight, with 'The Ripper' revealing that he can no longer make the 168lb limit, and promoter Floyd Mayweather echoed this view. Jack did offer DeGale the opportunity to fight him again at light-heavyweight, although the British fighter was immediately reluctant to relinquish his own IBF title.

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  17. Anderson, Christie, Haye help raise awareness of Prostate CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Newham Recorder

    Former Arsenal and England defender Viv Anderson, Olympic 100m champion Lindford Christie and WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye have joined forces in a show of strength against the most common cancer in black men. The three sportsmen, along with writer and musician Benjamin Zephaniah, TV star Danny John-Jules and Labour MP Chuka Umunna are calling on black communities to confront their increased risk of prostate cancer, and break down longstanding taboos that prevent men from speaking out about the disease.

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  18. Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. TV Deal By Month's End, Says HearnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boxing Scene

    Budding Superstar Anthony Joshua is on a scheduled collision course with the former reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko . The two are set to square off in April inside Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom - with the IBF, IBO, WBA world titles at stake.

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  19. Did your dad write this?' Chris Eubank Jr gets slammed AGAIN ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Daily Star

    But during the fight, Eubank Jr, who enters the ring next month, tweeted: "After I become IBO Super Middle-Weight World Champion on February 4. I'm coming for James DeGale #TakingAllTheBelts." Mike Tyson: Considered as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.

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  20. Annual MLK parade draws crowd, bands and celebritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Vicksburg Post

    The community came together Saturday afternoon in downtown Vicksburg to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a parade, a cookout and four world champion boxers. During the 2 p.m. parade down Washington Street, former heavyweight champion boxers - Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe, Ray Mercer and James Toney - each rode through the parade route in a separate vehicles smiling, waving and talking to the crowd gathered on the street.

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