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Katie Taylor To Headline Manchester Arena In Bid To Become Two-Weight World Champion

Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor will headline a huge night of boxing on November 2 at the Manchester Arena. Taylor, the undisputed champion of the lightweight division, will aim to become a two-weight world champion at the 21,000-seater venue. She will fight at light-welterweight and headline a card featuring Anthony Crolla. The event will be broadcast on Sky Sports. The Irish boxer’s opponent …

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Father Urges Tyson Fury To Change Entire Training Team

John Fury, father to lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, has offered scathing criticism of his son’s performance against Otto Wallin and the team that surrounds him at present. As a former fighter and trainer to the 6’9″ pugilist, John was clearly not impressed after watching Tyson forced to deal with some serious adversity in his showdown against Otto Wallin in …

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Mike Tyson & Tyson Fury’s Polar-Opposite Takes On Life As A Champion

Two of the most recognizable heavyweight boxers of the last thirty years sat down with one another to discuss their careers and time spent as world champion Speaking during an appearance on Mike Tyson’s popular podcast Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, Fury explained how empty he felt upon springing the upset and defeating Wladimir Klitschko back in 2015. “I suffered from depression …

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Two Years On: Mayweather Vs. McGregor In Hindsight

Exactly two years have passed since the worlds of both boxing and mixed martial arts collided for an event that was unlike anything that we’ll ever see again in our lifetimes.  “That Mayweather/McGregor fight next Saturday, it’s an absolute disgrace, makes no sense. F**k the two of them they’re just conning us for the money.” “So you won’t watch it …

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Tyson Fury Set To Return Against Otto Wallin In September

Tyson Fury is being lined up for another outing across the pond, with reports linking him to a showdown against Swedish heavyweight, Otto Wallin. And it’s not surprising that The Gypsy King is making a hasty return to US soil given the reception he earned for himself upon completely running through Tom Schwarz earlier this summer. Fury is looking to …

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Canelo Alvarez Officially Stripped Of IBF Middleweight Title

Canelo Alvarez has officially been stripped of his IBF middleweight crown after his team were unable to reach an agreement to fight the division’s mandatory challenger. Sergiy Derevyanchenko was the man set to take on the Mexican superstar next time around and with his position as the mandatory challenger, the fight between the two was seemingly set in stone until …

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Floyd Mayweather Issues Lengthy Put Down Of Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather has issued a lengthy response to Manny Pacquaio after the Filipino fighter accused him of using his name to stay relevant.  It’s a rivalry that was always destined to continue on well past the pair’s original meeting back in 2015 – a fight that saw Mayweather emerge as dominant as ever, winning the bout by unanimous decision. Following …

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Lobov Vs. Malignaggi Reportedly Closing In On 200,000 PPV Buys

Artem Lobov and Paulie Malignaggi’s BKFC 6 showdown is closing in an astounding 200k PPV buys according to BKFC president David Feldman. After a tense and relatively quiet opening round, Malignaggi started to find his range and rhythm in the second and third, jabbing away at Artem’s head and body while using his clear advantage in the footwork department to …

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Kurt Walker Clinches Gold For Ireland At European Championships

Ireland’s boxers have their first gold medal at the 2019 European Games in Minsk thanks to Kurt Walker who clinched victory in the bantamweight division. Walker defeated Ukranian boxer Mykolo Butsenko via a unanimous decision having previously beaten British rival and number one seed Peter McGrail on Saturday. The victory is a massive boost for Ireland who disappointingly saw gold medal …

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