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Don’t Expect to See Israel Adesanya Throwing Hands in Boxing Crossover

Talk about UFC stars facing boxing’s best has never really gone away, but more recently, there’s been a renewed spike regarding crossover match-ups. But, despite the fact Israel Adesanya is one of the greatest strikers in MMA, and although he had a decorated kickboxing career, he says he won’t be taking any boxing matches. Yes, […]
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Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Winner Will Have to Face Pulev and Usyk Next

By: Hans Themistode
The biggest fight left on the boxing calendar for 2019 will take place in less than one month when former unified champion Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) takes on the man who stripped him of his titles in Andy Ruiz (33-1, 22 KOs). The match will take place in Saudi Arabia on December 7th, and the entire boxing world has been buzzing.
Both fighters have been fully focused on the other as they close out their training camps shortly.
Although this contest holds plenty of significance, the winner will have no shortage of options for their next fight.

As…

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Lennox Lewis remembers Evander Holyfield rematch, two decades on from ‘Undisputed’

“The new undisputed heavyweight champion of the world . . .” No ring announcer has bellowed that phrase in a professional prize ring for 20 years. Several heavyweights have claimed world titles and even unified, but the last time an undisputed champion was crowned in the glamour division was November 13, 1999. On that night, […]
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With a heavy heart, Junior Fa faces Devin Vargas on Friday

Despite suffering the loss of his father last September, undefeated heavyweight contender Junior Fa moves forward and will face Devin Vargas on Friday night.
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Deontay Wilder Ready To Rekindle Rivalry With Luis Ortiz

By: Hans Themistode
WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is set to return to the ring on November 23rd, at the MGM Grand Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada. His opponent will be a familiar face in Luis Ortiz. These two larger than life big men shared the ring one year ago in March at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York and produced a candidate for fight of the year.
During their first encounter Ortiz got off the deck in the fifth round to seriously hurt Wilder in the seventh. The WBC champ would bounce right back to go ahead and close the…

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Tyson Fury Responds to Stipe Miocic, Warns UFC Champ

Recently Stipe Miocic made news by reporting he wants to fight Tyson Fury in either the boxing ring or the UFC’s Octagon, and now the decorated pugilist has responded. Image Credit: Sky Sports / YouTube Fury’s comments about taking a MMA fight Why is Fury in MMA headlines so much these days? Well, recently the […]
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Boxing Insider Notebook: KSI, Logan Paul, Billy Joe Saunders, Fox, Atlantic City, and more…

Compiled By: William Holmes
The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of November 5th to November 12th; covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed.

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In a thrilling back and forth affair, KSI (1-0) triumphed over Logan Paul (0-1) in front of a raucous crowd of 12,137 fans at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and live on DAZN. In the fourth round of their six-round bout, Paul knocked down KSI with an uppercut that was ruled illegal and resulted in a two-point…

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A Monster Invades The U.S. in 2020

By: Hans Themistode
A monster is a creature that is terrifying and frightening. Often times they are referred to as imaginary as well. It’s because what they are capable of doing reaches far beyond the limits of a normal human being.
In the case of unified Super Bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (19-0, 16 KOs), he has truly lived up to his moniker.

The 26 year old Japanese fighter has been nothing short of spectacular in his short career. In his first ten career contest, eight of them failed to go the distance. He continued his impressive performances with stoppage wins over Yoan…