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5:41 PM ET ESPN staff Controversial light welterweight Ohara Davies has been pulled from the Lawrence Okolie — Isaac Chamberlain undercard by Eddie Hearn after a series of tweets taunting Tommy Coyle. Davies (16-1, 13KOs) had been due to take on an unnamed opponent on the Feb. 3 card at London’s O2 Arena, and Davies
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Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Boxing promotional company and the WBC are teaming up for an eight-man single-elimination tournament in the welterweight division, the former heavyweight world champion and sanctioning organization have announced. The tournament, which is accepting applications from interested boxers through Jan. 12, will include three cards in 2018 at sites to be determined
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Junior lightweight Ryan Garcia, who certainly doesn’t lack for confidence, didn’t originally plan to pursue boxing. Baseball was his first love. Fighter of the year: Terence CrawfordKO of the Year: Sor Rungvisai vs. GonzalezRound of the year: Joshua vs. Klitschko, 5th roundProspect of the YearFight of the Year: “I could have been the next Babe
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As great as the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight world title fight was on April 29, it got off to a rather slow start. For the first four rounds, Joshua, defending his title and aiming to claim a vacant belt to go with it, and former longtime unified champion Klitschko were careful. Understandably, each was wary
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