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TONY THOMPSON STEPS IN TO FIGHT "KONG" FOR THE WBA INTERIM HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE

Fresh from a stunning knockout of Bryant “By-By” Jennings and eager to continue his quest to be the best heavyweight in the sport, Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz… 659 more words

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Luis Ortiz will battle Tony Thompson in HBO main event on March 5 at D.C. Armory

At long last, Luis Ortiz has an opponent for his March 5 HBO Boxing After Dark main event in Washington, D.C.

The Cuban will square off against veteran Tony Thompson, a resident of the nation’s capital, at the D.C. 572 more words

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Luis Ortiz slated to top HBO show March 5 in D.C.; Sadam Ali-Jessie Vargas in co-feature

Luis Ortiz made a big statement with his December victory over Bryant Jennings. HBO will make sure viewers get to see Ortiz again, soon.

Plans are being finalized for the Cuban heavyweight to headline an HBO  373 more words

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Tim Bradley, Jessie Vargas have verbal exchange in Vegas

Timothy Bradley and boxer Jessie Vargas were involved in a confrontation in Las Vegas, and the two had to be separated near ringside following the Gilberto Ramirez-Gevorg Khatchikian bout at the Cosmopolitan Friday night. 454 more words

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New Timothy Bradley will be unveiled against Brandon Rios

One thing that has already come out of the newly minted Timothy Bradley and Teddy Atlas partnership has been an array of colorful metaphors.

Bradley, the WBO welterweight champion, hired Atlas to help with his defense so he will not take as many devastating blows like he has in recent fights. 357 more words

Against Khabib Allakhverdiev, 'new' Adrien Broner will need fists to do his talking

The usually verbose Adrien Broner is not talking to the media these days, which is actually a refreshing turn of events.

If he were talking, “The Problem” probably would be loathe to admit that Saturday’s WBA junior welterweight title bout against Russian Khabib Allakhverdiev is a must-win situation. 712 more words

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