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Is Joshua vs Ruiz a Business Alliance?

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Anthony Joshua is now admitting the Andy Ruiz rematch was a set up for the third fight. Look at this tweet from Matchroom Boxing: “This was about setting up the trilogy. Next time we go blow for blow, we go to f***ing war!” – @anthonyfjoshua Remember, Joshua also spoke just ...

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Is the WBC pressuring Wilder to finally face Joshua?

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This week it was reported the World Boxing Council has reinstated Dillian Whyte as the mandatory challenger for champion Deontay Wilder. Whyte must receive his shot at Wilder (if he successfully defends his title vs Tyson Fury in February) by February 2021. Whyte has been the no. 1 contender and ...

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Fat Andy Ruiz shamed the sport with his poor condition

  Andy Ruiz set a dubious mark last night in Saudi Arabia – he was the worst conditioned world champion in the history of boxing. Ruiz carried in 284 pounds of blubber and lard for his first world title defense against former champion Anthony Joshua, a man he stopped earlier ...

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Why Did Pay Per View Die?

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By Scoop Malinowski According to boxing insiders, the pay-per-view business model is dead. The new innovation method to maximize selling premier boxing events is via phone app subscriptions. The latest news that the heavily promoted Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz WBC Heavyweight title fight was a financial disaster, only generating ...

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A Quick Chat With Larry Holmes

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  Earlier this year John McEnroe’s agent asked for the phone number for the just turned 70, Larry Holmes. I dug up the number and decided to give the former world heavyweight champion (from 1978-1985, 20 successful title defenses) a ring myself, to talk about a few things, like his ...

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Scoop Archive: Holyfield Happy To See Changes In Old Rival Tyson

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15 years ago the two gladiators were arch rivals, slugging it out in the infamous “Bite Fight” in Las Vegas in late June 1997. Now Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are on far friendlier terms. Holyfield attended Tyson’s acclaimed one-man show in Las Vegas in April and recently shared complimentary ...

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Why Do Haymon Fighters Stagnate and Stop Improving?

By Scoop Malinowski A grim reality of American boxing today is that Al Haymon’s top fighters are all stagnated in their progress and clearly not improving. Deontay Wilder, Errol Spence, Gervonta Davis, Adrien Broner, Adonis Stevenson all showed flashes of potential greatness a few years ago but in the proceeding ...

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Wladimir Klitschko vs Lennox Lewis on Twitter Today

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They never fought in the ring but all time great heavyweight champions Lennox Lewis and Wladimir Klitschko had an interesting confrontation today on Twitter… Lennox Lewis @LennoxLewis 18h Professional boxers should NOT be fighting in the Olympics against amateur fighters. Someone could get seriously hurt. You dont PLAY boxing like ...

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Analysis of Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko

Kazakstan Sports Portal asked me some questions about the Gennadiy Golovkin’s successful performance vs Sergey Derevyanchenko in New York on Saturday night… I wanted to ask you to answer a few questions on the Golovkin-Derevyanchenko fight. – Rate the performance of Golovkin, is it really weak? – It seems that ...

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Facing Manny Pacquiao

Want to know what it’s like to get in a ring and fight the eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao without having to actually do it? This feature talks to several opponents of the left-handed all time boxing dynamo and gleans details, anecdotes and insights on the unique experience…   FACING ...

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