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Sunday, 22 May 2011 23:30

De La Hoya Enters Rehab Facility

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TMZ reported on Saturday that Oscar De La Hoya has entered a Californian rehabilitation clinic for unspecified treatment.

Sunday, 22 May 2011 07:26

Hopkins Defeats Pascal, Makes History

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Bernard Hopkins defeated Jean Pascal by unanimous decision to become the oldest fighter to win a major world championship.

With the highly anticipated rematch of tonight—Bernard Hopkins vs Jean Pascal II— everyone is weighing in on their predictions on who will win this rematch.

Dynamo Arena, Krylatskoye, Moscow, Russia - In a cruiserweight contest, Denis Lebedev (22-1, 17KOs) knocked out former four division champion Roy Jones Jr. (54-8, 40KOs) in the tenth and final round. Jones was out cold as he dropped face first to the mat. Jones is now on a three fight losing streak and has droped four of his last six.

Saturday, 21 May 2011 06:39

Green's Trainer Wanted Tune-Up, Not Tarver

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Danny Green's trainer, Angelo Hyder, says he was against his fighter taking his IBO cruiserweight title defense against Antonio Tarver.

With only one title defense since 2009 and last-minute fight cancellations on three consectutive occasions, Jurgen Braehmer has been stripped of his WBO Light Heavyweight title.

Thursday, 19 May 2011 04:02

World Champ Pulls out of 3rd Straight Fight

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WBO light heavyweight champion Juergen Braehmer will not be able to defend his title against interim titlist Nathan Cleverly on Saturday in London after a cut suffered in training reopened on Tuesday. Braehmer will not be traveling to London today as scheduled.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011 21:50

Former Champ Has Detached Retina, May Retire

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He was on top of the boxing world just two and one half years ago but now, two beatings later, Antonio Margarito is on the verge of retirement.

Juan Manuel Márquez will apparently get the fight he's wanted for so long - A third fight with fight with pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao. But there is one man in the way...