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Update On Rigondeaux’s Injury Makes Withdrawal From Lomachenko Bout Look Even Worse

Guillermo Rigondeaux did not suffer a broken hand in his WBO super-featherweight title fight with Ukrainian slickster Vasyl Lomachenko according to his promoters. The Cuban maestro chose to remain on his stool after the sixth round rather than going out to face his fellow two-time Olympic champion for a seventh at the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City …

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Scorn Heaped Upon Rigondeaux As He Pulls Out After Six Rounds Against Lomachenko

Two of the greatest amateurs of all time stepped into the professional ring to face each other inside the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, for a match-up that had boxing purists salivating to the point of dehydration. Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux, however, was bitterly anti-climactic, as a frustrated Rigondeaux resorted to holding and fouling before calling …

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Watch: Lomachenko Or Rigondeaux – Who Has The Better Highlight Reel?

Tonight will see two of boxing’s most skilled competitors throw down over twelve rounds but out of the two, who possesses a highlight-reel that best captures their undeniable skills as a pugilist? It is finally upon us! A super-fight for the ages between two of boxing’s finest technicians will take place tonight, December 9 as Guillermo Rigondeaux takes on Vasyl Lomachenko …

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Exclusive: Shane McGuigan Says Excitement, Not Rigondeaux In Carl Frampton’s Future

In an exclusive interview with Pundit Arena, Shane McGuigan spoke about Carl Frampton’s future, and the accomplished young trainer promised excitement. For the purists out there hoping to see Carl Frampton and Guillermo Rigondeaux battle it out for super-bantamweight supremacy at some point in the near future, some words of advice; don’t hold your breath. In February, after years of …

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Carl Frampton Is Yet To Prove That He Is Number One

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Carl Frampton (R) connects with a punch on Scott Quigg during their World Super-Bantamweight title contest at Manchester Arena on February 27, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

When a bout is so poor that James Nesbitt can sway in and provide the stand-out moment in a pre-match interview, then you’ve got a problem. Frampton v Quigg was a let-down, mainly because Scott Quigg seemed unwilling to engage. His approach was understandable and certainly the most advantageous to securing a victory. After all, it was this approach that …

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Guillermo Rigondeaux Set To Return On Cotto – Alvarez Undercard After Signing With Roc Nation

Cuban defensive maestro Guillermo Rigondeaux has signed with Roc Nation, the promotional outfit of rapper Jay-Z, and will make a return to the ring on the bill headlined by Miguel Cotto’s middleweight title defence against Saul Alvarez. It had been rumoured in recent days that the double Olympic champion was about to sign with the company, and today those rumours …

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Gary Hyde Laments The “Ruined” Career Of Guillermo Rigondeaux

Guillermo Rigondeaux’s career appears to be at a complete stand still. The Cuban wizard hasn’t fought since the eve of 2015, when he overcame a very shaky 7th round to halt Japanese beanpole Hisashi Amagasa in the 11th. Due to this inactivity, he was stripped of the WBO’s super-bantamweight trinket last Wednesday. The WBA have followed suit, downgrading “El Chacal” …

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Frampton vs Quigg Seems Further Away Than Ever!

Boxing fans, and the sport’s media are more prone to knee jerk reactions than those of any other athletic endeavour. With every fight that passes, a new consensus emerges. Going into this weekend’s action the majority of observers would have held Carl Frampton in higher regard than his super-bantamweight peer Scott Quigg. In the aftermath of their performances on Saturday …

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Guillermo Rigondeaux – Dawn of the Rigolution?

A rainy Saturday afternoon is not a time at which I am accustomed to watching elite professional boxers. And yet, as I sit and bemoan the return of the Irish summer, on the other side of the world in Macau, China, one of the most gifted athletes on the planet is stepping into the ring. Despite being a reigning super-bantamweight …

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