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Boxing: A Night To Look Back On As HBO Closes Its’ Doors

Tonight will be remembered as a melancholy event for American fans of boxing. That is because in just a few hours the premier cable network HBO will broadcast their last fight card for the foreseeable future. The network's decision, announced via press release on September 27, shook both the media and sports worlds. HBO Sports head Peter Nelson cited a push towards original programming, production costs, and boxing not being
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Culture: Why Muhammad Ali Boxing Posters Are the G.O.A.T.

Right now, it’s all about Anthony Joshua. Nevertheless, it wasn’t long ago that 90% of the world’s boxing posters featured one face and one face only: The face of Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali Portrait London 1966 An icon to end all icons, Muhammad Ali was and always will be the greatest. It’s often said that Muhammad Ali became ‘bigger than boxing’, which is perhaps the best way of describing his
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Choosing the Best Boxing Training Gloves: The Only Guide You will Need

Choosing the right kind of gloves is a crucial step if you want to become a good boxer. It not only improves the quality of training but also takes you a step closer to becoming a professional boxer. An ill-fitted glove is a nightmare for boxers, nobody would want a pair of gloves can pose as a hindrance in the training. It might appear that choosing the right kind of
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Boxing: On The Eve of Canelo-Golovkin 2 A Mix Of Anticipation And Bitterness Looms

In mere hours the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV will start filling with fans waving the flags of Mexico and Kazakhstan in what has become a tradition of the North American boxing calendar. The combatants, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and World Boxing Council/World Boxing Association middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin, will face off for the second time in a year. In the time that has passed since their first fight
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Boxing: Lomachenko Delivers Big TKO Against Linares

Vasiliy Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KO) moving up in weight to face Venezuela born Jorge Linares (44-4, 27 KO) for the 135 pound championship. With a win, Lomachenko was set to make history as the fastest boxer to win a world title in three different weight classes. To put this achievement into perspective: Oscar De La Hoya did it in 22 fights Floyd Mayweather in 34 fights Manny Pacquiao in 41
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Boxing: James DeGale Reclaims Title With Win Over Caleb Truax

The IBF Super Middleweight title was up for grabs tonight on Showtime as James DeGale took on the champion Caleb Truax. In a rematch of their fight in December where Truax beat DeGale in a 12-round majority decision. The first two rounds Truax (29-4-2, 18 KO) would take it easy and fill DeGale (24-2-1, 14 KO) out. DeGale took advantage and cruised to wins in these rounds. Head butts were
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Boxing: Relikh Wins Vacant Title In Beatdown Of Barthelemy

Rances Barthelemy (26-1, 13 KO) trying to make history met Kiryl Relikh (22-2, 19 KO) Saturday night. This undercard fight made way for potential history. If Barthelemy wins, he becomes first Cuban to be a three division world champion. As the fight went on, it was evident history won't be made. Relikh starts the fight more active than Barthelemy in a feeling out first round. Little did anyone know at
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Boxing: Garcia Wins Title In 140 Debut

Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KO) looking for his fourth division title Saturday night when taking on IBF World Super Lightweight champions Sergey Lipinets (13-1, 10 KO). The beginning of the fight both men were cautious. Feeling out process applied to both fighters and had fans waiting almost two minutes for a landed shot. Garcia would be the first off every time trying to develop his jab. As normal for Garcia
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Boxing: Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker Title Fight Preview

There is a massive amount of hype surrounding the heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker on March 31st. The media in the UK, New Zealand and to some extent, the States, has been building the bout as part of the rebirth of the heavyweight division. The fight, which takes place at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff, UK, will see Joshua put his three heavyweight titles on the line
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Boxing: Sor Rungvisai Remains Champion In Win Over Estrada

The main event featured what many believe are the top two fighters in the super flyweight division. Champion of the division after two wins against, Roman Gonzalez, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (45-4-1, 40 KO) would face off against Juan Francisco Estrada (36-3, 25 KO). In the beginning of the fight, Estrada controlled the pace. The first round, he'd get off first, when he didn't, he countered effectively. Moving well, boxing well,