Lightweight Boxing Newswire

Lightweight Boxing Newswire

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  1. Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco Sold-Out, Says HearnRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Khan fights in the UK for the first time in five years on Saturday when he takes on Phil Lo Greco at the ECHO Arena. The fight, a 12-round catchweight contest at 150 pounds, tops a card billed 'Back To Business' which is being put on by Matchroom Boxing and showcases a whole host of local talent.

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  2. Aircraft Doors Market Worth 5.22 Billion USD by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SBWire

    The report " Aircraft Doors Market by End User , Application and Military ), Door Type - Global Forecast to 2022", The aircraft doors market is projected to grow from USD 3.68 Billion in 2017 to USD 5.22 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 7.25% during the forecast period. The increase in aircraft deliveries and replacement of existing aircraft doors are key factors projected to drive the growth of the aircraft doors market.

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  3. Mikey Garcia Vacates IBF 140 Title, Will Defend WBC Belt at 135Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Boxing Scene

    According to the International Boxing Federation, Mikey Garcia has changed his mind on remaining in the junior welterweight division. Garcia has decided to vacate his IBF world title at 140-pounds and intends to return to the lightweight division, where he holds the WBC's world title.

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  4. Crawford: Thurman's Right; I Must Prove Myself at WelterweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Boxing Scene

    In fact, Crawford would've said something similar to the statements Thurman made in October if he were in Thurman's position. Thurman's comments generated great debate when he claimed Crawford must become "relevant" within the welterweight division before the unbeaten WBA/WBC 147-pound champion would consider fighting Crawford .

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  5. Broner-Vargas: Rau'shee Warren, Fabian Maidana To See ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Boxing Scene

    Former bantamweight world champion Raushee Warren and top prospect Fabian Maidana will step into the ring at Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING, on Saturday, April 21 in separate attractions as part of an exciting night of undercard fights. The Premier Boxing Champions event is headlined by four-division champion Adrien Broner battling former welterweight world champion Jessie Vargas.

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  6. Vargas: If Broner Comes to Fight, I'll Pick Him Apart Bit By BitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Boxing Scene

    Jessie Vargas has knocked out only 33 percent of his professional opponents and Adrien Broner has never been knocked out. Once their fight begins Saturday night, though, Vargas figures Broner will be surprised by what he and his trainer, Mike McCallum, consider underestimated power.

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  7. Ryota Murata happy with progress after successful first title defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Japan Times

    Going into the fight, it looked unlikely WBA middleweight champion Ryota Murata would lose his belt to obscure challenger Emanuele Blandamura. But he still breathed a sigh of relief after successfully defending his title for the first time with an eight-round technical knockout victory over the Italian on Sunday night at Yokohama Arena.

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  8. Frampton-Donaire, Bellew-Haye, Linares-Loma: Enjoy The RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Boxing Scene

    Recently, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder made their way by the respective challenges of Joseph Parker and Luis Ortiz. They were significant contests in their own right, but those in the sport and not in team Parker or Ortiz felt they were hors d'oeuvres before the main course, Wilder-Joshua, later this year.

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  9. Michael Conlan Could Be Set For Summer HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Boxing Scene

    The undefeated former Olympian has long spoken of his desire to fight as a professional in his native Northern Ireland. Conlan, 26, has raced to 6-0 with five early since turning over under Bob Arum and Top Rank back in September 2016.

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  10. BoxNation, Top Rank Extend Output Deal - Three Cards AddedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Boxing Scene

    BoxNation have renewed their long-standing output deal with promoters Top Rank which will see the highly anticipated world title showdown between pound-for-pound star Vasyl Lomachenko and WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares screened live and exclusive. The May 12th clash will see Ukrainian star Lomachenko move up to the 135-pound weight division as he looks to become a three-weight world champion in only his 12th outing as a professional.

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  11. Boxer dressed as an American wall loses to a MexicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    Salka took to the ring in a bout in California in trunks styled as a red, white and blue wall, with the waistband carrying the slogan 'America 1st'. Rod Salka wore trunks with a wall and America First written on them.

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  12. Linares Gaining More Confidence as Lomachenko Fights NearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Boxing Scene

    There is one month remaining before two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko moves up to the lightweight division to challenge WBA world champion Jorge Linares on May 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. On paper it will be the most dangerous fight in the career of Lomachenko, who captured world titles at featherweight and super featherweight.

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  13. Francisco Vargas - Gunslinger Working Towards Another ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Boxing Scene

    Most of the all action guys burn a little faster than their other boxing brethren. The physical toll of their style, their fighting mentality, is exacting.

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  14. Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas Leads Golden Boy Card at Fantasy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Sweet Science

    Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas fought in not just one but two Fight of the Year fights and two other grueling slugfests that could make a grown man quiver. Vargas looks to find out when he meets Rod Salka in the main event on Thursday, April 12, at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio.

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  15. George Kambosos Jr. Inks Promotional With Lou DiBellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Boxing Scene

    DiBella Entertainment has announced the signing of undefeated and world-rated lightweight "Ferocious" George Kambosos Jr. , of Sydney, Australia, to an exclusive, multi-year promotional contract. Kambosos will make his DBE and U.S. debut on May 5, 2018, at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut as part of DBE's Broadway Boxing series.

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  16. Lomachenko-Linares - Undercard Information, Olympians ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Boxing Scene

    On a night where VASILIY 'Hi-Tech' LOMACHENKO will challenge WBA and Ring Magazine lightweight champion JORGE 'El Nio de Oro' LINARES for division supremacy, a slew of prospects and contenders will look to steal the show May 12 at Madison Square Garden.

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  17. Linares: Lomachenko Has Been Protected, Let's See What He GotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Boxing Scene

    Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko's career has been well managed but it's time to test whether he is truly the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, said Venezuelan champion Jorge Linares. Already in American territory, after four weeks in Japan, Linares will defend his WBA lightweight title against Lomachenko on May 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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  18. Report: Mexicos Jamie Munguia Will Be Golovkins Opponent May 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Boxing Scene

    ESPN.com reported Thursday morning that Tijuana's Jamie Munguia is likely to replace Canelo Alvarez as Golovkin's opponent for his upcoming defenses of the IBF, IBO, WBA and WBC middleweight championships. Ireland's Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan was believed to be the frontrunner to land that daunting assignment on short notice, but apparently Munguia has moved into position to challenge Golovkin on May 5 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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  19. Mikey Garcia Will Defend His Lightweight Title, Says WBC PrezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Boxing Scene

    Given the uncertainty over whether or not Mikey Garcia will stay at 140 pounds or return to 135 pounds, World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman commented that the California fighter told the sanctioning body that he will return to lightweight to defend his green belt and gold belt against an opponent to be confirmed in the month of June. "Mikey Garcia will stay at lightweight, he will defend the WBC title and when there is something firm we will announce it," said Sulaiman to ESPN Deportes.

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  20. Marco Huck Returns on June 16 in Munich, at HeavyweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Boxing Scene

    Topping the bill is former cruiserweight king Marco Huck - now back at heavyweight. Huck fought Alexander Povetkin for the WBA standard heavyweight title in 2012, but lost a close call to a champ who was obviously not in the best condition.

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