Boxing

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Regis Prograis has waited and waited to get a meaningful fight and now the junior welterweight contender officially has one. Prograis will face former world titleholder Viktor Postol for a vacant interim world title on March 9 at the Deadwood Mountain Grand in Deadwood, South Dakota. The fight will headline a Showtime-televised doubleheader beginning at
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Ricky Hatton fears Tyson Fury may already have done “too much damage” to his career by the time he launches his comeback. The heavyweight is preparing to return this summer having not fought since Nov. 2015 owing to numerous personal problems that had led to his boxing licence being suspended. Welterweight prospect Conor Benn, the
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Don’t look now, but International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas, who retained his title for the fourth time Sunday morning Manila time by stopping Mexico’s Israel Gonzalez in the 10th round of a one-sided fight in Corpus Christi, could very well face a fellow Filipino in his next defense. Ancajas (29-1-1, 20
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The U.S. debut of Jerwin Ancajas ended in the fashion his American journey began: with a Filipino immersion. He trained at the famous Wild Card Gym in L.A. and met Freddie Roach, the trainer of his fellow countryman and inspiration Manny Pacquiao, at the trip’s start. At the meet-and-greet event in
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Many have called junior bantamweight world titleholder Jerwin Ancajas the next Manny Pacquiao because he is also a southpaw from the Philippines with an exciting style, who also happens to be co-promoted by the eight-division world champion. But while Ancajas may never reach the incredible level of fame and fortune as his all-time great countryman
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7:05 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Lawrence Okolie dominated English cruiserweight rival Isaac Chamberlain in a scrappy affair Saturday night that failed to live up to the pre-fight hype. Okolie
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