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Former world champion Marco Huck is hoping to regain a cruiserweight title against new WBC king Tony Bellew. The Serbian-born German (39-3-1-KO27) equalled Johnny Nelson's record of 13 consecutive WBO world cruiserweight title defences before a shock 11th-round stoppage defeat to Krzysztof Glowacki in August 2015. Now, having bounced back with a stoppage defeat of Ola Afolabi, Huck has...

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Amir Khan has backed Kell Brook's audacious decision to challenge middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin. The Sheffield fighter is stepping up two divisions to face the fearsome Golovkin, just a few months after Khan courageously jumped up in weight to battle Saul Alvarez in May. Khan's brave bid to claim the WBC middleweight title was ended by a sixth-round...

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Lennox Lewis said he is "humbled and honoured" after it was revealed he will be a pallbearer at Muhammad Ali's funeral. The funeral is to be held in Ali's hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, at 2pm local time (7pm BST) on Friday, with Hollywood star Will Smith, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of the three-time...

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Guillermo Rigondeaux, one of the world’s top pound-for-pound fighters, will fight in Britain for the first time when he takes on Jazza Dickens on March 12. The Cuban will head to Liverpool's Echo Arena to box Merseyside's Dickens in a 10-round bout on the undercard of Terry Flanagan's WBO lightweight title defence against Derry Mathews. Former unified super-bantamweight champion Rigondeaux...

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David Haye's comeback will continue on May 21 at London's O2 Arena, it has been confirmed. The former WBA heavyweight champion, who earlier this month knocked out Mark de Mori in 131 seconds of his first fight in 42 months, is yet to finalise an opponent for his next bout. Having returned to the top 10 of the WBA...

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John Wayne Hibbert will take on Andrea Scarpa for the WBC Silver super-lightweight title on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's showdown with Dominic Breazeale at The O2 on June 25 - live on Sky Sports Box Office. Hibbert kicked off 2016 in style by successfully defending his WBC International and Commonwealth titles with a final round KO win over...

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Jamie McDonnell is not in love with boxing and fights purely for money, says the world champion's trainer and manager Dave Coldwell. The 29-year-old defends the WBA bantamweight title for the third time on September 6 when he renews hostilities with Tomoki Kameda, who he beat via unanimous decision in Texas in May. But ahead of McDonnell's clash in...

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Joe Gallaher has been crowned the RING Magazine Trainer of the Year for 2015, pipping local friend Peter Fury, the man behind Gennady Golovkin and Floyd Mayweather Snr, so who better to pay tribute than Paul Smith... It might have surprised you all, but it didn't surprise any of us in that gym. I am not saying anyone, including...

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Boxers Savannah Marshall and Jack Bateson suffered early exits at the Strandja tournament in Sofia, while runner Mark English continued his good form. Fighters from England and Wales were represented at the 67th annual event in the Bulgarian capital and the two Sky Academy Sports Scholars were looking to give their Rio qualifying hopes a boost. The 24-year-old Marshall was up...

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At the age of just 20, Mark Magsayo is bidding to replace Manny Pacquiao as the darling of Filipino boxing. In terms of a nation embracing a fighter - or, for that matter, a sportsman - being billed an heir to Pacquiao presents the very biggest of metaphorical thrones to sit on. So adored is 'Pac Man' that he's...

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