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Keidel: Everyone Will Watch Mayweather-McGregor, And That's The Point

By Jason Keidel

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor… the fight no one wants, but everyone will watch.

For all the lamentations from the media, masses and Oscar De La Hoya, we have a staggering cultural contradiction. 902 more words

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De La Hoya Doesn't "Respect" Mayweather-McGregor Fight

DALLAS (105.3 The Fan/AP) – Oscar De La Hoya isn’t thrilled that the Mayweather-McGregor fight is a done deal.

The boxing legend joined the Ben and Skin Show on Thursday and was asked what he thought about the announcement? 140 more words

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Irish Colleges & Universities Team for 2017 Haringey Box Cup

The Irish Athletic Third-level Boxing association have selected a team of 12 boxers to represent the Irish College & Universities team at the 2017 Haringey Box Cup in the Great Hall of Alexandra Palace from 16 -18 June. 348 more words

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Holyfield Says "My Mom Wouldn't Let Me Quit"

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) – “The Real Deal” delivered one more time.

Evander Holyfield, boxing’s only four-time world heavyweight champion, was greeted with a standing ovation on Sunday at his induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and he punctuated the moment with a heartfelt speech that focused on the significant contributions to his long career made by his mother and his siblings. 601 more words

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Exclusive: Errol Spence Jr. Discusses His Win Over Kell Brook, Next Steps As IBF Welterweight Champion

Bryan Altman

On Saturday, May 27, Errol Spence Jr. walked into enemy territory, stared down one of the best welterweights in the world, and took care of business in front of 30,000 fans – most of whom were hoping to see him falter on the biggest stage of his career. 430 more words

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Big Triple G-Alvarez Title Fight To Be In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The much-anticipated Sept. 16 middleweight title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will take place on the Las Vegas Strip. 138 more words

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New Book Counts The Punches That Ali Took

NEW YORK (AP) – Among the questions Jonathan Eig wanted to answer in his upcoming biography of Muhammad Ali was this: How many punches did Ali take during a career that ended with him devastated by Parkinson’s? 816 more words

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