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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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Marcos Maidana Makes His Return To The Ring

By: Hans Themistode
It’s been a long time since anyone has seen former two division world champion Marcos Maidana. Five years to be exact.
Maidana had a very successful career that spanned a little over a decade. He’s shared the ring with some of the best fighters of his generation and also picked up some big wins along the way.

In 2009, he knocked out former champion Victor Ortiz to win the vacant WBA Super Lightweight title. He followed that up with impressive wins against DeMarcus Corley and Erik Morales. He did lose his fair share of fights as well as he…

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Tyson Fury Begins His MMA Training With UFC Fighter Darren Till

By: Hans Themistode
Lineal Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (29-0-1, 20 KOs) made his WWE debut at the Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia on October 31st. He successfully defeated Braun Strowman in an entertaining matchup. Following his win, Fury made a few headlines by stating that he wanted to jump into mixed martial arts (MMA). He doesn’t want to simply join any organization either, he apparently has his eyes set on taking his talents to the UFC in the near future.
Too many times have we seen professional boxers put down the boxing gloves and step into the octagon. It isn’t hyperbole…

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KSI Defeats Logan Paul by Split Decision in Bizarre Fight

By: Hans Themistode
The biggest contest in boxing has officially taken place.
No, we aren’t talking about Deontay Wilder’s title defense against Luis Ortiz on November 23rd. Nor are we referring to unified Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz taking on Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia on December 7th.

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We are of course discussing the two widely popular internet sensations KSI and Logan Paul.
The two squared off live at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles California in front of a star studded crowd.
The contest was a continuation of their first bout from last year which…

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Herring Gets Past Roach In Fresno

By: Sean Crose
Fresno, California hosted Top Rank’s ESPN+ card on Saturday night. First up was a battle of heavyweight contenders. Kubrat Pulev, 27-1, stepped into the ring for a scheduled 10 rounder against the 26-2 Rydell Booker. Although the ESPN broadcast team pointed out Booker’s lack of conditioning, the veteran fighter had himself a solid first round. Pulev controlled the ring in the second. The European fighter began coming in strong behind his jab in the third.

Pulev continued to jab his way along through the fourth. Booker was looking completely ineffective. “He’s ready to quit,” Pulev’s trainer said in between rounds….

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Jacobs-Chavez Jr. Set For December 20th

By: Sean Crose
Matchroom Boxing has announced that the 35-3 Daniel Jacobs will face the 51-3-1 Julio Caesar Chavez Jr on December 20th at Phoenix’ Talking Stick Resort Arena. It will be Jacobs first foray into the super middleweight division and will likely be scheduled for 12 rounds. “It’s a special night for the former WBC 160lb champion Chavez Jr,” states Matchroom via press release, “as he takes on the ‘Miracle Man’ at the same venue his legendary father closed the curtain on his incredible career in 2005.” Sure enough, the famed Julio Caesar Chavez Sr fought this final battle in Phoenix…

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Floyd Mayweather vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Could Happen in 2020

By: Hans Themistode
It’s been quite some time since sure fire first ballot hall of famer Floyd Mayweather Jr has been seen in the ring. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been behind the scenes trying to make things happen.
This is apparently the case according to Abdulmanap, the father of UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
It was long thought that Mayweather would ride off into the sunset following his tenth round stoppage win over another UFC star in Conor McGregor, in 2017. That aforementioned contest reportedly netted Mayweather close to 300 million.

Discussions of the two polarizing figures running back the…

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Fight Preview: KSI vs. Logan Paul, Billy Joe Saunders vs. Coceres

By: William Holmes
On Saturday night Matchroom Boxing will put on a fight card at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. This card will be televised live on DAZN and features a main event between two fighters with no professional boxing experience.
However, they are YouTube stars, and will attract an audience to the sport that traditionally does not watch boxing.
KSI and Logan Paul will meet in a rematch of their fight from 2018 that resulted in a majority draw. Their first fight was fought with headgear and was not considered a professional fight, however this fight won’t feature headgear and is…

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Naoya Inoue Wins Ali Trophy Over Nonito Donaire

By Robert Aaron Contreras
The World Boxing Super Series was decided on Thursday and to what would have surprised T.S. Elliot, it came to an end not with a whimper but a bang.
Consisting of no clinches, and no retreat from either man, Naoya Inoue (19-0, 16 KO) won an exhilarating decision victory over Nonito Donaire (40-6, 26 KO) to claim the vaunted Muhammad Ali Trophy at the Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Japan’s own “Monster” Inoue, 26, prevailed over Donaire, 36, of the Philippines, by a wide range of scores: 116-111, 114-113 and 117-109.

Photo Credit: World Boxing Super Series Twitter Account
Inoue had the…

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Yurik Mamedov Has His Opportunity Awaiting Him

By: Hans Themistode
Anyone who has ever had dreams, understands that it only it takes an opportunity for everything to fall into place. Those opportunities however, are far and few between.
Super Lightweight prospect Yurik Mamedov is in the midst of a stellar boxing career. Through 12 professional bouts he has won 11 of them. Truth be told, he should be sitting here as an undefeated fighter as his 2017 defeat at the hands of Marcus Beckford was highly disputed. Still, even with that small blimp on his resume, Mamedov has enjoyed a successful career thus far.

Unlike many young prospects, Mamedov…

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Boxing Insider Notebook: Flores, Haney, USA Boxing, and more…

Compiled By: William Holmes
The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of October 29th to November 5th; covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed.

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Miguel Flores Training Camp Quotes
Super featherweight contender Miguel “El Michoacan” Flores will complete his winding road to his first world title opportunity when he takes on three-division champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz for the WBA Super Featherweight Title Saturday, November 23 in the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Flores (24-2, 12 KOs) will…

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Jay Harris: Anything is Possible Now

By: Oliver McManus
Tucked away in the corner of Cardiff, Gary Lockett is building an impressive stable of fighters. Away from the bright lights of London his proteges set to work in an unassuming manner; their hard work and patience now rewarded with opportunities aplenty. MTK Global have invested time and money into Welsh boxing, staging two title shows this year. Yet even for Jay Harris, who works in Swansea’ Amazon warehouse, their delivery is ahead of schedule.
12 months ago the flyweight said he felt ‘forgotten’ by the world of boxing with few opportunities emerging for the Commonwealth champion. His dedication to…