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Shakur Stevenson plans to take over at lightweight after April 8

WBN 07 Feb 2023
In the co-feature, heavyweight knockout artist Jared “The Real Big BabyAnderson aims for another stoppage in a 10-rounder against an opponent to be named ... Anderson received international headlines for his work as a sparring partner of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, but he is now firmly established as a potential heavyweight champion.
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Callum Smith takes stay busy fight as WBC title shot looms

WBN 07 Feb 2023
Former WBA and Ring Magazine Super-Middleweight World ChampionMundo’ has won both of his fights at Light-Heavyweight in brutal fashion following a move up in weight after his points loss to pound-for-pound superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez at the Almodome in San Antonio, USA back in December 2020.
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‘Don’t do it champ!’ – George Foreman urged Ali not to fight Holmes

WBN 07 Feb 2023
When Muhammad Ali fought for far too long, George Foreman tried to protect his friend at the back end of his career ... Afterward, Ali was urged by fans and fellow professionals to hang up his gloves ... And despite putting on a better performance than the Holmes fight, it was clear the three-time heavyweight champion was overbaked ... Follow WBN., , ....
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Sports psych expert: Super Bowl could go to most confident

Gloucester Times 07 Feb 2023
“I’m sure many of us recognize Mike Tyson, heavyweight champion of the world, who despite his wonderful boxing skills, is best remembered for biting the ears of his opponent, Evander Holyfield, in a championship match,” Zinsser said, smirking.
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Oleksandr Usyk: ‘There had been laughter in that gym. When I got there, only darkness ...

The Guardian 06 Feb 2023
The world heavyweight champion is hard at work in his training camp outside the capital as he prepares for his planned unification bout with Tyson Fury in the coming months.
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Joshua and Franklin to fight in April

Gulf Daily News 06 Feb 2023
Britain’s former twice world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will make his ring return in London on April 1 against American Jermaine Franklin, promoters Matchroom and DAZN said yesterday ... and IBO champion Oleksandr Usyk in a title rematch in Saudi Arabia last August.
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Anthony Joshua confirms Jermaine Franklin fight with former champion to return to the ring on ...

Metro UK 06 Feb 2023
The former heavyweight champion fights for the first time since his second consecutive defeat to Oleksandr Usyk in August last year. Having linked up with another new trainer in Derrick James, he takes on American heavyweight Franklin who fought in the capital last November against Dillian Whyte.
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How to bet on boxing

WBN 06 Feb 2023
Some of the most popular ones include the heavyweight title fights, the light heavyweight and cruiserweight matches, and the heavyweight and light heavyweight unification fights. Heavyweight title fights are the most anticipated events in boxing ... Often, the heavyweight title fight will be between two undefeated boxers.
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Anthony Joshua CONFIRMS that he will fight American Jermaine Franklin at the O2 in April... ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
The former world heavyweight champion will look to return to winning ways after suffering successive defeats to Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk ... AJ was disappointed to see the deal fall through as they had made good progress - having agreed on the financial terms of the fight, splitting the purse 60/40 in the favour of the WBC champion.
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Former WWE star returning to the ring on TV for the first time in years

The Post and Courier 06 Feb 2023
Here is the card so far.. NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Kerry Morton defends against Alex Taylor. Cyon defends the NWA National Heavyweight Championship against Homicide ... Trevor Murdoch ... Tyrus will defend the NWA World Heavyweight Championship against Matt Cardona with a stipulation to be announced on the 2/7 episode of NWA Powerrr .
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Anthony Joshua announces comeback fight against American Jermaine Franklin

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Feb 2023
The British former world heavyweight champion will hope to resurrect his career after he suffered two consecutive defeats on points to Oleksandr ...
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Lennox Lewis annoyed at Facebook as hackers take over account

WBN 06 Feb 2023
After being hacked on the platform, former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis wants action from Facebook owners Meta ... Revered as one of the top ten heavyweights of all time, Lewis bulldozed his way to fame and fortune in an era he had no right to in the United States.
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Anthony Joshua hits comeback trail against Jermaine Franklin in April

The Guardian 06 Feb 2023
The former world heavyweight champion suffered a second consecutive defeat to Oleksandr Usyk last August in Saudi Arabia.
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Six-Man Tag Team title defense set for NJPW New Beginning in Osaka

The Post and Courier 06 Feb 2023
KENTANEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Champions House of Torture (EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi, & ... Jay White in a Loser Leaves Japan match.NEVER Openweight Champion Tama Tonga defends against El PhantasmoIWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada defends against Shingo Takagi .

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