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HBO Boxing Insiders Eric Raskin and Kieran Mulvaney reflect on Saturday night’s HBO World Championship Boxing tripleheader, featuring Daniel Jacobs’ hard-fought win over Sergiy Derevyanchenko, Alberto Machado’s explosive first-round knockout of Yuandale Evans, and Heather Hardy’s grudge match victory over Shelly Vincent. Source link Spread the news

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Craig Bennett/Main Events Murodjon Akhmadaliev (4-0, 3 KOs), age 24, a 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and accomplished amateur originally from Uzbekistan, will make his American television debut in the co-main event featuring Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal fighting for the WBA World Light Heavyweight title. The doubleheader takes place Saturday, November 24 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in …

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Photo: Ed Mulholland Cecilia Braekhus and Roman Gonzalez make their respective returns at the Stubhub Center in Carson, CA. on Saturday, December 8 for an action packed doubleheader. Braekhus (34-0, 9 KOs), will face two-time world title challenger, Aleksandra Magdziak-Lopes, (18-4-3, 1 KO), a native of Gilwice, Poland, now based in Marshfield, MA in the ten-round main event.  Meanwhile, …

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Photo: Stephanie Trapp Two-time United States Olympic Gold Medalist and WBC/IBF/WBA Women’s Middleweight World Champion Claressa Shields, (7-0, 2 KOs), of Flint MI will face WBO Women’s Super-Middleweight World Champion Femke Hermans, (9-1, 3 KOs), of Londerzeel, Belgium in a just announced ten-round middleweight world title clash at Undisputed, set for Saturday, December 8 at the StubHub Center in …

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With Eleider Alvarez’s upset of Sergey Kovalev to win the WBO title, Adonis Stevenson’s long periods of inactivity that are excused by the WBC, and the chin problems exhibited by IBF counterpart Artur Beterbiev (who still has a perfect KO record), the WBA’s Dmitry Bivol is looking more like the best light heavyweight in the …

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Dmitry Bivol and Jean Pascal weigh-in in Atlantic City one day before their November 24th brawl. Watch Bivol-Pascal tomorrow night at 10 PM on HBO World Championship Boxing. Source link Spread the news

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Photos: Ed MulhollandBy Bradford William DavisATLANTIC CITY, N.J. —  Dmitry Bivol has achieved a number of benchmarks in his young career, including winning an alphabet title paired with a string of successful defenses and an undefeated record. Though he is still recognized as a rising star, his unanimous decision victory over Jean Pascal at the …

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Photo: Ed Mulholland Following a knee injury sustained in training by Four-Division Pound-for-Pound Champion Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez, former Unified World Champion and #1 ranked Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada, (37-3-0, 25 KO’s), of Sonora, Mexico will now face cross-town Mexican rival Victor ‘Spock’ Mendez, (28-3-2, 20 KOs), also of Sonora, Mexico in a ten-round super-flyweight clash at Undisputed on Saturday, December …

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Photo: Ed Mulholland At age 37, Cecilia Braekhus has built a strong case for being the greatest female boxing champion ever to walk the earth. If one’s criteria for determining that status is performance under championship conditions, her qualifications are beyond question: She has held at least one major world title since March 14, 2009, …

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Photos: Ed MulhollandBy Kieran MulvaneyCARSON, CA. – Seven months ago, Cecilia Braekhus made history. When her hand was raised in victory at the end of a hard-fought decision over Kali Reis at the StubHub Center in May, on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin’s demolition of Vanes Martirosyan, she became the first female boxer ever to …

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