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  1. Woodward, Hulett to manage in WBC qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | ESPN

    Play takes place from Feb. 11-14 in Sydney, with Australia, South Africa and the Philippines also trying to advance to the 16-nation field. Qualifying also will be held from March 17-20 in Mexicali, Mexico, and Panama City, Panama, ; and from Sept.

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  2. Glazkov's knee injury worse than first diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | ESPN

    Heavyweight contender Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov's right knee injury was more severe than originally thought, and he will be out of action for about a year. Glazkov challenged Charles Martin for a vacant world title on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and suffered a third-round knockout loss, but not because he got nailed by a big punch.

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  3. Judah to face Green in return to the ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | ESPN

    Promoter Greg Cohen, who put on cards on CBS Sports Net last year as part of a time-buy deal with the network, is planning more for 2016 in a co-promotional venture with Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions. Cohen and Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions CEO Keith Veltre announced the deal on Monday, which calls for at least one show per month for the next year beginning with a Feb. 19 card, which will take place at the WinnaVegas Casino & Resort in Sloane, Iowa.

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  4. Notes: Busy boxing year expected at Barclays Center in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | ESPN

    The Deontay Wilder-Artur Szpilka card on Saturday night was the 16th boxing event that the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, has hosted since it opened for boxing in October 2012 by hosting the Danny Garcia-Erik Morales rematch. It hosted five fights card in 2013, four in 2014 and five more in 2015.

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  5. Wilder wants to fight the top heavyweightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | ESPN

    Deontay Wilder, of course, loves his family. But there is another love in his life, one he will also gladly talk about from the moment you ask.

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  6. Glazkov banking on experience against MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | ESPN

    Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov claimed a 2008 Olympic bronze medal for Ukraine during his standout amateur career and has climbed up to the professional heavyweight ranks against quality opponents such as Tomasz Adamek and Steve Cunningham -- despite the decision win against Cunningham in a title elimination fight last March being somewhat controversial. Nonetheless, the 6-foot-3, 220-pound Glazkov is banking on his considerable experience advantage to carry him through when he faces big banger, but virtual pro novice Charles Martin, who is 6-5, 247 pounds, for a vacant heavyweight title on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  7. Martin focused on making a splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | ESPN

    Heavyweight Charles Martin, a powerful southpaw with a big personality but unknown to all but the most ardent boxing fan, had been diligently preparing for what he hoped would be something of a national coming out party. He was training in the mountains in Big Bear Lake, California, getting ready to fight 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic Breazeale on Dec.12 in San Antonio in a bout that was to be nationally televised in prime time on NBC.

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  8. Lowe: Elfrid Payton on his rapid rise and quality hair tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | ESPN

    Before his senior year of high school, Elfrid Payton's teachers were more likely to peg him as one of their future peers than an NBA lottery pick. Now he's a starting point guard on a playoff hopeful in only his second season.

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  9. Eighteen set to be enshrined in N.Y. boxing Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | ESPN

    The New York State Boxing Hall of Fame announced its 18-person class of 2016 this week and it is led by the late Hector Camacho Sr., who was also elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame and will be inducted in June. Living boxers who will be enshrined are former welterweight titleholder and 1986 New York Golden Gloves champion Aaron "Superman" Davis ; Rochester's Charles Murray , a former junior welterweight titleholder; Bronx two-time lightweight title challenger and 1970 New York Golden Gloves champion Vilomar Fernandez; and New York's former lightweight title challenger Edwin Viruet.

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  10. Notes: Brook-Bizier purse bid scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | ESPN

    Welterweight titlist Kell Brook , of England, is due to face mandatory challenger Kevin Bizier , of Quebec, in his next fight. The sides are negotiating the bout but if they do not make a deal the IBF said a purse bid is scheduled for Jan. 12. If it goes to a purse bid, Brook, as the titleholder, is entitled to 75 percent of the money with Bizier to receive the remaining 25 percent.

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  11. Brant to headline quadrupleheader in 2016 'ShoBox' debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | ESPN

    Middleweight prospect Rob Brant hopes 2016 will be a breakout year for him and he is poised to start it off well with a second consecutive main event appearance on Showtime's "ShoBox: The New Generation." The 26-year-old Brant , of St. Paul, Minnesota, will take on DeCarlo Perez , 24, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, in a 10-round bout on Jan. 22 at the Casino Del Sol in Tucson, Arizona, Showtime announced on Monday.

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  12. Glazkov, Martin to fight for vacant heavyweight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | ESPN

    Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov and Charles Martin will fight for a vacant heavyweight world title on Jan. 16 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, adding a second heavyweight title bout to the Showtime-televised card. Warriors Boxing, Martin's promoter, won an IBF purse bid on Friday afternoon in Springfield, New Jersey, to win the promotional rights to the bout.

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  13. Jacobs paying close attention to Lee-SaundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | ESPN

    Middleweight titleholder Daniel Jacobs has a keen interest in the outcome of the fight between titleholder Andy Lee and mandatory challenger Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, because he would love to fight the winner in a title unifcation fight. While he'd be happy to fight either man, Jacobs said he is pulling for Ireland's Lee to defeat England's Saunders .

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  14. McIndoe: We need an Isles-Rangers seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | ESPN

    Tuesday night's schedule featured a pair of games within the New York city limits, with both the New York Rangers and New York Islanders playing host. The results were mixed, featuring a win and a loss for the home teams.

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  15. Malignaggi's shot at European title falls through, but he'll still fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | ESPN

    Paulie Malignaggi's dream to fight for the European title was dashed this week when just days after his shot at European Boxing Union welterweight champion Gianluca Branco was announced, it was canceled. The reason was because Branco, who agreed to the fight but had not yet signed the contract, pulled out.

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  16. Wilder to make Jan. 16 defense against SzpilkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | ESPN

    Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder voiced concern Saturday that just six weeks before his next title defense, he still does not have an opponent. That changed Tuesday, when he got one in Polish contender Artur Szpilka.

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  17. BWAA announces nominees for 2015 awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | ESPN

    In a year without an obvious winner, which is rare, the race for fighter of the year honors appears to be wide-open after the Boxing Writers Association of America finalized the list of nominees who will make the ballot for the 2015 Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year award. The five nominees are unified middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin , middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez, flyweight world champion and consensus pound-for-pound No.

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  18. Jacobs, Quillin will put friendship aside for one nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | ESPN

    Middleweight titleholder Daniel Jacobs and former titlist "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin, who have been Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood buddies for years, have put their friendship on hold for the sake of business. Why? Because they are about to both get paid a lot of money -- $1.5 million apiece -- to inflict pain on the other.

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  19. More FIFA officials indicted in corruption inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | ESPN

    He has also written for Vanity Fair, National Geographic, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Time, Foreign Policy, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wired, Fortune, Playboy and various other publications. Forrest has reported from more than 40 countries, and his articles have been translated into more than 30 languages.

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  20. Cueller ready for battle against OquendoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | ESPN

    Argentina's Jesus Cuellar won an interim featherweight title in 2013 by close decision against Claudio Marrero and although not a full belt -- and one of several in the division -- he still considered winning it a great accomplishment on his way to what he hopes are many more. "There is no difference to me in winning the interim belt versus the title.

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