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An Imperfect Formula

The history of our sport shows that there is no perfect formula when guiding a fighters career. Many intangibles exist, meaning that each fighter has his own unique path to follow. 645 more words

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Return Of The Saint

It is a sad bi-product of the modern game that the ‘0’ on a fighters record dictates what direction their career will take. It seems to be forgotten that the likes of Sugar Ray Robinson, Muhammed Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran all lost fights, and went on to carve the kind of legendary careers that will mean their names will forever be steeped in glory. 485 more words

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Hearn: Bellew-Cleverly Rematch Deal Is Almost Done

Promoter Eddie Hearn says that the hotly anticipated rematch between cruiserweight rivals Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew is close to being finalised.

Cleverly earned a narrow win over Bellew in October 2011 when he defended his WBO World Light Heavyweight title on enemy territory in Liverpool. 360 more words