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IBF world super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton is excited ahead of his US debut against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr at the weekend. The Belfast fighter (20-0-KO14) takes on the Mexican (25-1-2-KO15) in El Paso, Texas and while he is full of respect for his opponent and his former world champion father, Frampton is confident of making a comprehensive defence of his...

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Saturday night at Wembley sees the Battle of Britain between Carl Froch and George Groves as the two best super-middleweights on these shores square up against one another again. Opinion is pretty equally divided as to which fighter will come out on top and here, Sport magazine's boxing correspendent, Alex Reid, casts his expert eye over the men who...

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James DeGale will make the next defence of his IBF super-middleweight title against Mexican Rogelio Medina. The Londoner was due to face mandatory challenger Jose Uzcategui, but the Venezuelan has suffered an illness and Medina is the next eligible opponent in the IBF rankings. DeGale retained his title with a hard-fought points win over Lucian Bute in November and...

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The WBC world heavyweight title belt is arguably the most desirable clothing item in sport, and it's most commonly worn by Americans. Unbeaten Alabamian Deontay Wilder is the man currently in possession of the famous green strap, and he makes his third defence on Saturday night against Artur Szpilka - live on Sky Sports 1. Founded in 1963, the...

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Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank became embroiled in a Twitter exchange over the possibility of a rematch with Chris Eubank Jr. WBO world middleweight champion, Saunders (23-0-KO12), has not fought since relieving Andy Lee of the title in December 2015, but says he is open to renewing his rivalry with British champion Eubank Jr (23-1-KO18). Eubank Sr, who watched his...

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David Haye has fired a thinly-veiled broadside at Tyson Fury after the world heavyweight champion postponed his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko. The WBA 'Super' and WBO world champion (25-0-KO18) sustained an ankle sprain that prompted the scheduled July 9 bout to be scrapped and the news has left Haye (28-2-KO26) disappointed. The Londoner, who famously pulled out of facing...

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Guillermo Rigondeaux has been stripped of his WBO super-bantamweight world title having failed to make a defence this year. The 35-year-old Cuban (15-0-KO10), who is a two-time Olympic gold medallist, still holds the WBA Super title at 122lbs despite not fighting since December 2014's stoppage win over Hisashi Amagasa. Francisco Valcarcel, president of the WBO, said: "Unfortunately we had...

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Carl Frampton expects to enjoy the greater support in Manchester when he meets Scott Quigg on February 27 live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Belfast boxer (21-0-KO14) must travel to Quigg's native Lancashire to put his IBF world super-bantamweight title up against Quigg's WBA belt but is adamant the majority of the crowd will cheer him on to...

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Kieran Farrell has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Farrell was forced to retire from boxing after suffering a brain injury during a fight against Anthony Crolla for the vacant English lightweight title in 2012. The 25-year-old collapsed in the ring after losing to current WBA lightweight champion Crolla and was found to have suffered bleeding...

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Ilunga Makabu has told the Goodison Park crowd to expect a shock on Sunday night as he is planning to knock Tony Bellew out. Bellew will welcome Makabu to the home of his beloved Everton, in a bout for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title, live on Sky Sports 1 HD from 6pm. Congoloese fighter Makabu brings a fearsome KO...

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