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Andy Ruiz ‘not in great shape’ ahead of Anthony Joshua rematch

‘He’s not in great shape’: Andy Ruiz’s trainer admits heavyweight world champion is struggling ahead of rematch with Anthony Joshua Andy Ruiz is returning to training this week ahead of a planned rematch Ruiz and Anthony Joshua are scheduled to meet in Saudi Arabia on December 7 But his trainer has made it clear he […]

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Fury to return to USA to face Wallin… who has 700 Twitter followers

Unbeaten but unknown… Tyson Fury announces his next opponent as Otto Wallin – a little-known Swede with just 700 Twitter followers! Tyson Fury will make third appearance in United States with T-Mobile Arena bout Gypsy King faces unbeaten but barely-known Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin Wallin had fewer than 700 Twitter followers as fight was announced […]

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Josh Warrington announces title defence against Sofiane Takoucht

Josh Warrington announces IBF world featherweight title defence against Frenchman Sofiane Takoucht Josh Warrington will defend his IBF world title against Sofiane Takought The featherweight bout will be held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds in October Takought has won 35 of his 39 professional fights; ranking fourth with the IBF Warrington had chased […]

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Frampton posts pictures of hand injury that forced him to cancel fight

Carl Frampton shows off his heavily-swollen broken hand after freak accident with a ‘large ornament’ left his hopes of a world-title shot in tatters days before his return to boxing Carl Frampton’s fight with Emmanuel Dominguez has been cancelled Frampton has suffered a broken hand just days before his return to the ring In bizarre […]

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Billy Joe Saunders ends relationship with promoter Frank Warren

Billy Joe Saunders ends 11-year long relationship with promoter Frank Warren as he tries to land fights with Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez Billy Joe Saunders has grown frustrated at mega-fights not getting over the line Saunders signed with Frank Warren after the 2008 Beijing Olympics  Potential unification clashes have failed to materialise in the past […]

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Canelo Alvarez’s IBF middleweight title vacated

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s IBF middleweight title has been vacated. The news became official Thursday when Canelo’s camp could not come to an agreement with mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko on a purse bid for a potential matchup. The IBF notified Alvarez of the decision to strip him of his title in a letter sent out Thursday. […]