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Watch: Prince Naseem Hamed Verbally Decimates Chris Eubank Jr. After WBSS Semi-Final

It looks as though Prince Naseem Hamed the broadcaster is going to be every bit as outspoken, outrageous, abrasive, divisive, unique and downright entertaining as Prince Naseem Hamed the boxer was in the 90’s and early 00’s. ‘Naz’ worked ITV’s broadcast of the World Boxing Super Series(WBSS) super-middleweight semi-final between countrymen George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr. at the Manchester …

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George Groves Outfoxes Chris Eubank Jr. As Gruelling Bout Goes The Distance

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: George Groves of England lands a punch on Chris Eubank JR of England during their WBSS Super Middleweight bout at the Manchester Arena on February 17, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images)

George Groves saw off the challenge of Chris Eubank on Saturday night to reach the World Boxing Super Series final. There was to be no knockout however, with Groves claiming the victory on points (117-112, 116-112, 115-113) after the fight went the distance in Manchester. The two British super-middleweights faced off in what was one of the most eagerly-anticipated domestic …

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Draw For The World Boxing Super Series Has Been Held In Monte Carlo

The draft gala to announce the draw for the quarter-finals of the inaugural World Boxing Super Series has been held in Monte Carlo. Sixteen fighters, eight super-middleweights and eight cruiserweights, will take part in the big-money tournament. The quarter-finals in each weight class are set to take place in September/October with the semi-finals being held early in 2018. The final of …

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Boxer George Groves Fancies A ‘Crack’ At The UFC & Conor McGregor

The former world boxing title challenger told StarSport that he’d love a money-spinner with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the Octagon. Speaking at the London launch of ‘UFC 2’, Groves expressed his interest in making a switch from the sweet science to mixed martial arts, and that he wants to go right for the sport’s most infamous practitioner. “If McGregor is going …

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The Twelve Champs Of Christmas

Professional boxing has helped put the ‘Great’ back in Britain in 2015, giving us fans no less than a dozen reigning World Champions to celebrate. What a year for British and Northern Irish boxing. And how better to celebrate our record haul of championship belts at this time of year than with a carol? You know the original Twelve Days …

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Carl Froch Is Already Hinting At A Comeback

Carl Froch has been officially retired for only four months, but the Nottingham fighter seems to be itching to get back in the ring already. In late October, PunditArena reported that Froch’s former promoter, Eddie Hearn, sensed a “burning curiosity” in “The Cobra” regarding the punching-power of Gennady Golovkin. If you ask us, that sounds a touch sadistic. Today, however, The …

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James Degale Dismisses Rematch With “Joke” George Groves

James Degale had harsh words for a number of his fellow British fighters this week, but he saved the most scathing comments for his old foe George Groves. The new IBF super-middleweight champion, who is scheduled to defend his title against Lucian Bute on November 28th, slammed Chris Eubank Jr earlier in the week. According to Sky Sports, the Olympic gold …

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Weekend Boxing Preview: Floyd Mayweather’s Last Hurrah? And A Big Test For Anthony Joshua

There is action from both sides of the Atlantic this Saturday night, as Floyd Mayweather takes on Andre Berto, in what he claims will be his last fight, and Anthony Joshua continues his heavyweight odyssey against massive Scot, Gary Cornish. Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto Nobody was calling for this fight. Nobody. In fact, when Floyd first suggested Berto as …

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“I Would Love To Give Kell Brook A Beating” Says Amir Khan

Amir Khan certainly seems to have warmed to the idea of fighting Kell Brook in recent days. Ever since he discovered that he wasn’t going to get the call to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr, Bolton’s Amir Khan has finally started to talk about some other potential opponents. He mentioned that he has been approached about fighting Manny Pacquiao next year, …

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