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Five questions about Wilder vs Fury

There are some odd elements to this Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder fight which don’t make sense…   1. What is the purse percentage split? Considering what a massive point of dispute the percentage splits were for Wilder vs Joshua, it’s mind boggling that the splits for Fury and Wilder ...

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Clash of Titans: James Toney vs Michael Nunn

By Scoop Malinowski One of the most underrated super fights of the 1990s was the IBF Middleweight duel between champion Michael Nunn and undefeated challenger James Toney. The bout was televised by TVKO from Nunn’s hometown of Davenport, Iowa in a jam-packed minor league baseball stadium. At the time Nunn ...

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Biofile: Rick Glaser Interview

    By Scoop Malinowski Status: Professional Boxing Businessman with 27 years of worldwide boxing experience. Based in Buffalo, NY suburb Williamsville. DOB: April 17, 1958  In: Buffalo, New York First Boxing Memory: Ali-Frazier 1, March 8, 1971, was 12 years old and by myself to the Bailey Ave Movie ...

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Wilder Insists Fury Fight Is Not “Scripted”

By Scoop Malinowski Deontay Wilder is promising a violent knockout of Tyson Fury in December, the outcome he has “envisioned” to happen after he adjusts to Fury around the middle to later rounds. Then Wilder continued to share more details about the fight with Fury, as if it’s all been ...

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Hearn and Joshua Continue Relentless Pressure on Wilder

By Scoop Malinowski As Deontay Wilder prepares for his December fight with Tyson Fury in Los Angeles, Anthony Joshua promoter Eddie Hearn continues to pressure Wilder to commit to facing Joshua in a Heavyweight title unification fight in April 2019. Eddie Hearn said: “I saw (Deontay) Wilder came out and ...

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Tennis Star Svitolina Inspired By Boxers

By Scoop Malinowski Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, 24, the number seven ranked player in the world, is an avid follower of her countrymen champion boxers, the former Heavyweight champions Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk. She also became a supporter of the man who ended Wladimir Klitschko’s illustrious ...

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Biofile: Michael Buffer Interview

By Scoop Malinowski STATUS: Boxing’s ring announcer. DOB: November 2, 1944 In: Philadelphia, PA HOBBIES/INTERESTS: “I like to play around with the stereo and equipment…much to the dismay of my wife [smiles]. When I’m home (Encino Hills, CA), I make sure the garden looks great. (Do you play any tennis ...

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Deep Analysis: McGregor vs Khabib

  By Kenneth Lundgren UFC 229 is this Saturday night in Las Vegas and the main event is shaping up to be the biggest fight in MMA history. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0) faces Conor McGregor (19-3), who was stripped of his title earlier this year due to inactivity ...

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Archive: Mike Tyson Pays Respect To Friend LeRoy Neiman

By Scoop Malinowski Mike Tyson suddenly strides into the room with the similar energy to how he walked to the ring, chin slightly tucked, walking with a purpose. His presence immediately arrests your attention. He took a few quick glances around, noticing the paintings and sketches of Reggie Jackson, Secretariat, and ...

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Heavyweight Scheme to Freeze Out Joshua?

By Scoop Malinowski Back in late 1992 Lennox Lewis declared himself the heavyweight force to be reckoned with, when he obliterated Razor Ruddock inside two rounds in London on Halloween night. The same Razor Ruddock who had given Mike Tyson hell for two fights. As it turned out, Tyson, Riddick ...

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