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Friday, 14 October 2011 23:44

Behind Enemy Lines

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WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly takes his belt on the road to Liverpool Saturday night to face local lad and bitter British rival Tony 'Bomber' Bellew in his own backyard.

During his 34-fight professional career Emmanuel Lucero (26-7-1, 14 KO) has seen it all.

What a long, strange trip it's been.

Thursday, 13 October 2011 13:41

Is Andy Lee Ready for Sergio Martinez?

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After becoming a professional boxer in 2006 and diligently working his way up through the middleweight division rankings, Manny Steward protégé Irish Andy Lee has finally made an impressive mark in front of a large discerning HBO audience by decisively outboxing the always formidable Brian Vera.

At the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, "Bad" Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KOs) challenges boxing icon Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KOs) for his WBC Diamond and Ring magazine Light Heavyweight titles in the main event of the four-fight "Believe it or not!" Pay-Per-View event this Saturday night.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 20:00

Haye Officially Retires on 31st Birthday

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Former cruiserweight king and WBA heavyweight champ, David Haye, announced his retirement from boxing Thursday at a press conference in London on his 31st birthday.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 18:04

Tyson Fury is Back, Nov. 12

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LONDON (October 12, 2011) - A bitter, ongoing feud for the past year promises to finally erupt November 12 when a pair of 16-0 heavyweights, massive Tyson Fury and menacing Neven "No Surrender" Pajkic, put their perfect records on the line, as well as their immense pride, in a 12-round take-no-prisoners title fight at EventCity, Trafford Park (next to Trafford Centre) in Manchester, England. It will mark Fury's first pro fight in his birthplace of Manchester.

Maligned referee Russell Mora knew he was walking on very 'thin ice' as he stepped into the ring last week in Las Vegas, as the planned "rehabilitation" of his career began.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:21

Nick Casal: "My Turn"

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Niagara Falls native Nick Casal (21-4-1, 16 KO) plans to cross the threshold to the next level when he fights undefeated Michael "Slick" Anderson (11-0-1, 9 KO) in a battle of jr welterweights at Staples Center in Los Angeles this Saturday.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 13:16

Australia's Billy Dib Defends IBF Title

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