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Eyes On The Prize
SHEFFIELD  JUNE 5 MAIN EVENT UNDERCARD BOXING returned to a sun-drenched overspill car park at Sheffield Arena for the second consecutive night with Dennis Hobson’s latest Fightzone offering. The bill-topper was a final eliminator for the British sup
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Freddie Mills, The Promoter
MUCH has been written about Freddie Mills, such a hero in the years following the Second World War. I have contributed myself to a documentary about him, regularly featured on BBC Four, in which I described him as a man who typified Britain’s bulldog
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Abseiling Update
It’s a long way down on July 10 THE date of the Ringside Charitable Trust abseil has been confirmed as July 10. A team of boxers, ex-boxers and media – including, among others, Ashley Theophane, Ross Minter, Jeff Ofori, Martin Power, Lucy Wildheart,
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Clean Slate
TOGETHER Matchroom Boxing and Sky Sports did a tremendous job of boosting boxing’s profile in the UK over the last decade. Their divorce, which was confirmed last week when Eddie Hearn announced a new and exclusive five-year deal with DAZN, marks a n
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The Last Hei$t Of Floyd Mayweather
IF Floyd Mayweather didn’t care about his exhibition with Logan Paul, should we? The notorious YouTuber, Logan Paul, has a following. But he had never previously boxed a real fighter and is not going to be mistaken for much of a boxer even after eigh
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Face The Music
Examining the best and worst of the sport’s weekly coverage WITH a third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder all but confirmed, the latter has made himself more available to the media after several months of radio silence. “The Bronze Bomber”
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Hunting Herring
MAIN EVENT UNDERCARD THIS Saturday (June 12) at the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas resort, a capacity crowd will be allowed into the arena to witness the super-featherweight 12-rounder between highly touted American Shakur Stevenson and unheralded Namibian
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Ritson Returns
previewing the best upcoming fights around the world OUTSTANDING GOOD FAIR DISAPPOINTING RUBBISH The star ratings indicate how well the writer believes the fighters match up, the fight(s)’ contextual significance, and how good the fight(s) will be MA
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Swimming with Sharks
STANDING over James Toney as he receives instructions between rounds, Jackie Kallen cuts an intimidating figure, snarling across the ring at his opponent, while dressed all in black to match her fighter’s trunks. The black hides the second-hand sweat
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Vanity Project
MIAMI  JUNE 6 IT felt like a proper American boxing show even though it was anything but. There was a healthy ringside mix of sports stars and rappers only the really cool kids have heard of. The undercard was lively with Jarrett Hurd and Luis Arias
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‘Big Bad John’
EBA correspondent LAST month, Essex EBA held their first meeting for some time, and I was delighted to hear from Secretary Raymond Lee that it went well. “A very nice meeting,” Ray said. “We had a capacity crowd, and raised nearly £300 in our raffle.
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Starting Over
Highlighting the best of the week’s stories WWW.BOXINGNEWSONLINE.NET WHEN Eddie Hearn went to America in 2018 and returned as ‘The Billion Dollar Man’ after inking a ginormous international broadcast deal with streaming service DAZN, it seemed like t
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The Jaws Of Victory
ONE moment he was doing all he could to avoid the punches of his opponent and the next he was sitting in a hotel room watching television with his wife. He remembers the punches but not the day of the week, the room number, or what played on screen.
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The Panel
Super-bantamweight I don’t really care but I’m not enjoying Floyd in exhibitions as he’s the best of this generation, although who are we to criticise as he’s making serious money. Former British champion No. He’s fighting against someone who can nev
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The New Olympians
The very best action, previews and news from Olympic-style boxing SEND us your club’s news, results or upcoming events to john.dennen@boxingnewsonline.net or 020 7618 3478 AGB team in excellent form secured a host of places at the Tokyo Olympics at t
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Back To Reality
HE Love Island fans jammed the barrier, the locals howled, Naeem Ali came to lose and off somewhere behind the scenes Daniel Dubois was talking to his sister, Caroline. It was a familiar Saturday night at the modern fights; hairspray, spray tans and
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Rare Treasure
MAIN EVENT UNDERCARD THE Commonwealth light-flyweight title will be contested for only the third time in the car park of Sheffield Arena this Friday (June 11). Dennis Hobson promotes the clash between Scotland’s Neil McCubbin and Englishman Matt Wind
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Yuki Nonaka
When and why you started boxing: When I was a child, I wanted to be a football player, but after graduating from high school I was severely injured in a motorcycle accident – I couldn’t move for two weeks. I went to a boxing gym for rehab and I’ve b
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THE McGUIGAN EFFECT
AFTER overseeing Daniel Dubois’ explosive return against Bogdan Dinu, Shane McGuigan spoke with authority and clarity about the way forward for his new heavyweight acquisition. He is always impressive to listen to, but even more impressive is the way
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Back In Business
OUTSTANDING GOOD FAIR DISAPPOINTING RUBBISH Reporters’ star ratings for main events and undercards are based on in-ring entertainment, competitiveness and whether overall expectation was met TELFORD JUNE 5 MAIN EVENT UNDERCARD WE only got to see the
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Jolly Boys’ Outing
Ex-champs are heading to USA A TEAM of former champions including Duke McKenzie, Michael Watson, Steve Collins, Tony Sibson, Eddie Avoth, James Cook MBE, Billy Schwer, Robbie Regan, Chris Pyatt and Jimmy Batten are dusting off their passports and hea
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Brooklyn Assassin
This is the fight that will forever define Mullings’ career. Going into the bout with just one win in his last six contests, the Jamaica-born Brooklynite was a major underdog, but he upset the odds to stop Norris in nine rounds and claim the WBC supe
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Charlie The Champion
SHEFFIELD  JUNE 4 MAIN EVENT UNDERCARD WHEN Charlie Schofield and Mickey Ellison exchanged pleasantries in an English super-middleweight title eliminator in Bolton the best part of two years ago, just a single point separated the pair at the finish,
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The Opening Bell…
l THE BN podcast has been described as the ‘most impartial and informative podcast around.’ There is at least one new episode every week to enjoy. l AS well as the weekly show we regularly produce special episodes. In the last fortnight we have spoke
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The Lone Voice
Highlighting the best of the week’s stories WWW.BOXINGNEWSONLINE.NET T’S been three I years since Dave Harris, a former amateur boxer, trainer, manager and founder of the British Boxing Hall of Fame, came up with the idea of creating a residential ho
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The Real Deal
IMAGINE a world where the best fought the best. Not only once or twice a career but at every major event. Where you didn’t have to endure bickering about who should be the A-side, the B-side or the C-side. Where there were no backroom battles about w
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‘Marvelous’ Memories
simonoldtimers @googlemail.com EBA correspondent THE latest Central (Midlands) EBA newsletter has an in-depth look at the career of the late “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler, who died in March this year. To quote author Craig Birch: “It’s been well over 30
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The Bleak Summer
@BigDaddyBunce Voice of boxing IONG before the golds, the funding and the centre of excellence, there was the disaster in Atlanta when David Burke went missing and Fola Okesola had no chance. That was a bad year for British amateur boxing, a very bad
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